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Job Type:Government Organization


Fields of Education: BA or MA/MSc degree in Management/Finance/ Accounting/ Marketing, economics or related field


Organization: የኢትዮጵያ ምርት ገበያ /The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX)


Salary : N / A




Application Dead line:2016-04-19


The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX)
is a new initiative for Ethiopia and the first of its kind in Africa. The vision of ECX is to revolutionize Ethiopia’s tradition bound agriculture through creating a new market place that serves all market actors, from farmers to traders to processors to exporters to consumers. The ECX is a unique partnership of market actors, the members of the Exchange, and its main promoter, the Government of Ethiopia. ECX represents the future of Ethiopia, bringing integrity, security, and efficiency to the market. ECX creates opportunities for unparalleled growth in the commodity sector and linked industries, such as transport and logistics, banking and financial services, and others.

We are recruiting to fill the position: Manager, Strategic planning

Duty Station: Head office – Addis Ababa

Reporting to: Chief Strategy Officer

Job purpose

Lead the strategic planning unit and support the company in formulating its strategy. He/she is responsible to integrate ECX’s strategic plan with its vision  and mission, compiling  action plans, analyzing external business environment , anticipating market opportunities as well as risks and analyzing business performance. Devise plans and ensure their implementation.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, directs and control the activities of the unit
  • Formulates the company’s strategy, communicates and documents it.
  • Prepares and finalizes corporate annual plan
  • Determines the key performance indicators for corporate goals
  • Makes recommendations on alternative courses of actions
  • Prepares and submit period performance reports (annual, nine months, mid-year, quarterly, and monthly)
  • Prepares and finalizes ECX departmental action plans and measures their performances.
  • Monitors strategic plan implementation and process improvement
  • Measures and analyzes the company’s performance against the annual plan/targets.
  • Organizes ECX corporate executive council meeting and presents performance reports
  • Analyzes business performance, industry trends, existing or new regulatory requirements and their impact on the exchange.
  • Initiates special studies, market and competitive research pertaining to the future of the exchange
  • Evaluates current business patterns that might affect the strategic planning and propose solutions for those critically affect the exchange’s operation
  • Provides leadership and management support to the strategic planning team
  • Designs and periodically updates the unit’s manual
  • Produces the unit’s action plans that is aligned  to the strategic plan
  • Delivers monthly and quarterly, annual report on the performance of the unit
  • Orients, mentors and trains staff; assigns responsibilities, supervises and monitors their performance
  • Performs other related tasks assigned by immediate supervisor
  • Required qualifications and experience 
  • BA or MA/MSc degree in Management/Finance/ Accounting/ Marketing, economics or related field
  • BA & 8 years of experience OR MA & 6 years of experience in strategy, planning and analytical position in a financial or agricultural marketing industry
  • Knowledge of strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Excellent leadership, planning, time management & prioritizing, organization and decision making skills
  • Ability to motivate staff and build teams
  • Excellent communication skills; Presentation and report writing skills

To apply:

All interested and qualified applicants may send a cover letter, updated CV, and important documents via :  or on  or in  hard copy by post with position marked on the envelope: Ethiopia commodity Exchange, P.O.Box 17341, Addis Ababa on or Before April 19, 2016     

ECX is an equal opportunity employr and encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted










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