SOS Children`s Villages is hiring an
Who we are
SOS Children’s Villages Ethiopia is an International Non-governmental organization and a member of SOS Children’s Villages International Federation. We started our humanitarian work in Ethiopia with the opening of our first Village in Mekelle, Northern part of Ethiopia in 1974. Since then, we have expanded our programs to different regions where there are significant needs for intervention and where we believe we can work in partnership with all relevant actors to bring sustainable positive outcomes for children’s and young people.
Today, we have grown significantly to meet the persistent challenges that confront Ethiopian children who have lost parental care and those that are at risk of losing their parental care. Working in close collaboration with international donors, local government and community based organizations across seven program locations; we aspire that every child grows up with love, respect and security.
Why we need you?
We are looking for an Emergency Response Project Coordinator who is working under the overall supervision of the National Humanitarian Response Program Manager, the job holder is responsible for Leading and coordinating a portfolio of emergency response interventions in SOS CVE funded by the Dutch relief Alliance (DRA).
What we provide?
An amazing work environment that promotes personal growth through providing professional space to grow and advance your career!
While working with us an Emergency Response Project Coordinator you will be in charge of the following,
Programme Implementation and Partnerships
Work with the MERA Coordinator to improve quality of service delivery and implementation of emergency response projects ensuring that they are integrated into the programmes.
Ensure adherence to SOS CV policies such as the Code of Conduct, Child Safeguarding , qulality Standards and others as well as the minimum standards of humanitarian relief (ICRC Code of Conduct, Sphere, HAP).
Ensure the highest standards of accountability through ensuring good communication and information sharing within and outside the programme and enabling staff, beneficiary and other stakeholder participation at all stages of the project cycle.
Undertake other related duties assigned by the HRP coordinator and programme director.
Responsible to ensure that assistance for those affected in the humanitarian sector is provided in line with the Sexual Misconduct Regulation and the Child Protection Policy and that it do not cause no harm;
Responsible to report any SHEA/CS suspicion, concern, allegation, or incident in the humanitarian sector and everywhere in the MA, following the PSHEA/CS reporting procedures. PSHEA/CS reports should be made to the CS/IST team at the program level and/or to the respective line manager; and
Responsible to ensure behaviours and all relationships are based on the Sexual Misconduct Regulation, Child Protection Policy and in line with the Code of Conduct and adhering to it in every situation.
Up for the challenge...
Then check out our criteria’s:
Competencies – Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Practical experience and knowledge of emergency project management including emergency needs assessment, project design, development and implementation
Good understanding of humanitarian issues and sympathy with the aims and objectives of the organization; commitment to humanitarian principles and the Red Cross and INGO’s code of conduct
Knowlegde and good understanding of UNHCR standards of child protection in Emergency
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
Ability to cope with stress; patience and flexibility
Experience with establishing strong and effective working relationships with colleagues from different backgrounds, cultures and experience
Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with colleagues in course of work
Local knowledge in terms of its culture, economic and social trends is an asset
Basic proficiency in the use of MS Office, Email and other computer applications
Willingness and ability to frequently travel to the field up to 70% of working time
Kindness: Act with empathy towards everyone he/she works with.
Continuous Learning: Make an effort to learn, understand and grow as a person, admitting your own mistakes
Inclusiveness: In any actions show respect and care for others
Initiative: speak up when things are not right, do not hesitate to act and adapt to change when necessary
Results Orientation: prioritize safeguarding, look for solutions and focus on desired results
How to Apply
Excited to take on a new Challenge..
Then send us your application (application letter, detailed CV containing contact detail of there references) electronically through SOS Children Villages Application portal (ICIMS)
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
SOS Children’s Villages Ethiopia holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasis to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes.
SOS Children's Villages Ethiopia provides equal employment opportunities to all co-workers & qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or class.