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Job Type:International NGO


Fields of Education: Minimum first degree in Law, International development


Organization: The Brooke-Ethiopia (B-Eth)


Salary : N/A




Application Dead line:2016-06-22


The Brooke-Ethiopia (B-Eth) 



The Brooke is a leading UK equine welfare charity which has been working in Ethiopia since 2006 with a country office in Addis Ababa. The Brooke aims to improve the welfare of working equines, together with the livelihoods of people dependant on these animals.

B-Eth wants to fill the following vacant post as soon as possible

I. Job title: Policy officer

Job Reference: PIO

Main Purpose of the job:

Leading Beth’s policy influencing work through taking the lead role in the development and implementation of Beth’s policy influencing strategy and development and implementation of policy influencing plans:

-          Understanding he context and maintaining up-to-Date information on Equine Related policy and strategic issues and 



-          Influencing strategy and plan Development and Implementation

-          Networking and Relationship Building

-          Capacity Building and support to Beth staff and partners

-          Documentation and organizational learning

-          Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Requirements:

-          Minimum first degree in Law, International development /Relations, Political science, Animal Health /welfare or related fields.

-          At least three years of experience in the field of policy engagement and influencing, working with a development NGO.

-          An understanding of the policy environment in Ethiopia, including decision making processes of the government and other key institutions and donors

-          Knowledge of basic animal welfare concepts and the  importance of working equines to households /the economy

-          Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills

-          Proven experience of strategy development and implementation

-          Sound political judgment and sensitivity and proven experience of engaging with and influencing decision makers

-          Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage complex and sensitive organizational relationships

-          Good capacity building skills for building Beth and parthers’ capcity on policy influencing work

-          Strong skills and experiences in networking with different types of stakeholders at different levels

-          Knowledge of social  research methodologies desired

-          Ability to work independently and think innovatively and strategically, as well as work collaboratively within the team.

-          Fluency in English and Amharic (spoken and written)

-          Strong oral /written communication skills (including report-writing and presentation skills)

-          Commitment and enthusiasm for the Brooke’s mission and values in promoting equine welfare.

-          Excellent IT skills, especially MS word, Excel and other MS office applications

Place of work: Addis Ababa

Closing date: 10 days from the publication of this advert in the newspaper

If you are interested in the job and fulfill the above requirements, please visit the website AABOHSh96tOTEDp8U8B-e-yRa?dl=0 and download the detailed job description and application packs; or request for the application pack by emailing to please complete the application form  with letter of motivation and copies of relevant credentials and send through or through post P.O.Box 1554 code 1250, Addis Ababa.


-  For further information or support, please call us on 0116 610 069 /0116 62 1885 ; or
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