ACTION FOR DEVELOPMENT JOB VACANCY MARCH 2024

1.SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICER

JOB SUMMARY
The purpose of the Social Accountability Officer is to facilitate implementation of social accountability strategies, interventions and
capacity-building activities at community level. He/she will work with the Social Accountability Advisor of the HRA Project in refining
the program designing and implementation of all components of the project related to the intersection between social accountability,
agribusiness, economic strengthening and nutrition in the target PSNP households. The position holder will participate in the designing
and implementation of social accountability mechanisms, and development of training materials/guidelines. He/she facilitates the
implementation of the formative research in social accountability areas to identify key issues, social norms, and barriers and make
recommendations on how to address economic empowerment and government responsiveness to related concerns and challenges. The
Social Accountability Officer also contributes to ensuring effective design, implementation and dissemination of learning of a program
JOB REQUIREMENT
Qualification :
BSc/BA or MSc/ MA degree in Sociology, Social Works, Development Studies, Business Administration/Management, Leadership, or other
fields of Social Science from recognized universities or colleges.
At least three and above years relevant experience; Strong knowledge and working understanding of PSNP and USAID (United States
Agency for International Development) Food Security and Resilience programs.; Strong understanding of social accountability technical,
management, leadership and policy related issues; Excellent partnership, communication, advisory and the ability to interact effectively
with donors, collaborating agencies, local and government partners; Computer literate, with strong knowledge of MS Office applications
Qty: 3
Place of work: Sodo Town, Wolayita; Hosana Town, Hadiya; Dilla Town, Gedeo.


HOW TO APPLY
Application: Letter of application, CV, relevant credentials, & three letters of recommendation, at least one from previous employer, should
be sent to:
Action For Development Head Office, Addis Ababa e-mail afdethiopia@gmail.com
Application deadline: 15 March 2024
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Documents will not be returned.
NGO experience is advantageous
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply

2.NUTRITION AND SOCIAL BEHAVIORAL CHANGE OFFICER

JOB SUMMARY
Nutrition and SBC Officer is responsible for ensuring nutrition sensitive food/agriculture production, access and consumption of
nutrition sensitive foods with targeted PSNP households in HRA project specific areas. Towards this end, the officer plays key role in
awareness creation, capacity building interventions of the targeted communities and relevant stakeholders of the project. He/she will be
responsible for delivering and coordinating of promotion works of nutrition sensitive agricultural production and consumption.
Together with the project team and relevant stakeholders, he/she plays role in facilitating staff and partners’ capacity building in the
area of assignment. He/she will work closely with the project regional, zonal and woreda teams and provides relevant capacity building
and technical assistance to project partners in implementing pertinent project interventions; encourages active participation and
networking with health extension workers, development agents and zonal and woreda health service structures, & facilities potential
community groups to identify problems related to nutrition-sensitive agriculture production & consumption in PSNP households and
seek solutions to address the identified challenges
JOB REQUIREMENT
Qualification :
BSc/BA or MSc/ MA degree in Nutrition, Health Science, Sociology, Social Works, Development Studies, Business,
Administration/Management, Leadership, or other Social Science from recognized universities or colleges.
At least three and above years relevant experience; Strong knowledge and working understanding of PSNP and USAID (United States
Agency for International Development) Food Security and Resilience programs.; Strong understanding of social accountability technical,
management, leadership and policy related issues; Excellent partnership, communication, advisory and the ability to interact effectively
with donors, collaborating agencies, local and government partners; Computer literate, with strong knowledge of MS Office applications
Qty: 3
Place of work: Sodo Town, Wolayita; Hosana Town, Hadiya; Dilla Town, Gedeo.
HOW TO APPLY
Application: Letter of application, CV, relevant credentials, & three letters of recommendation, at least one from previous employer, should
be sent to:
Action For Development Head Office, Addis Ababa e-mail afdethiopia@gmail.com
Application deadline: 15 March 2024
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Documents will not be returned.
NGO experience is advantageous
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply

3.ENTREPRENEURSHIP OFFICER

JOB SUMMARY
The Entrepreneurship Officer is responsible for supporting and guiding planning of agribusiness and off-farm activity related business
plan of PSNP households, and develop agri-businesses entrepreneurial competence of the PSNP households and encourage them in
endeavors of engaging in economically, socially and technically feasible businesses. He/she play key role in innovation, sorting out
creative business ventures and enhance business skills of the PSNP households. The position is also responsible to set performance
indicators of business plans, monitor, and evaluate the success of business of Highland Resilience Activity (HRA) at community level
JOB REQUIREMENT
Qualification :
BA/BSc or MA/MSc in a relevant field such as Economics, MBA, Marketing and business, Agribusiness and related
At least 4 years relevant experience; Strong knowledge and working understanding of PSNP and USAID Food Security and Resilience
programs; Strong understanding of market-based livelihoods and proven experience in business development service, marketing, and
business plan development and management; Computer literate, with strong knowledge of MS Office applications
Qty: 3
Place of work: Sodo Town, Wolayita; Hosana Town, Hadiya; Dilla Town, Gedeo.
HOW TO APPLY
Application: Letter of application, CV, relevant credentials, & three letters of recommendation, at least one from previous employer, should
be sent to:
Action For Development Head Office, Addis Ababa e-mail afdethiopia@gmail.com
Application deadline: 15 March 2024
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Documents will not be returned.
NGO experience is advantageous
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply

4.AGRI-BUSINESS OFFICER

JOB SUMMARY
The Agri-business Officer is responsible for ensuring high quality implementation of agricultural input and output marketing and
related activities of the HRA Project. He/she will be responsible for delivering and coordinating agricultural input and output marketing
activities together with stakeholders particularly government and other project team and also play role in facilitating staff and partners’
capacity building in the area of assignment. He/she will work closely with the project regional, zonal and woreda teams and provide
relevant capacity building and technical assistance to project partners in implementing project interventions; encourage active
participation and networking between individuals and communities in identifying agricultural input market and marketing system
problems.
JOB REQUIREMENT
Qualification :
BA/BSc or MA/MSc in a relevant field such as agriculture more specifically agricultural economics, agribusiness, cooperatives business
management and related
At least 4 and above years relevant experience ; Strong knowledge and working understanding of PSNP and USAID Food Security and
Resilience programs; Strong understanding of market-based livelihoods and proven experience in business development service,
marketing, and business plan development and management; Computer literate, with strong knowledge of MS Office applications
Qty: 3
Place of work: Sodo Town, Wolayita; Hosana Town, Hadiya; Dilla Town, Gedeo.
HOW TO APPLY
Application: Letter of application, CV, relevant credentials, & three letters of recommendation, at least one from previous employer, should
be sent to:
Action For Development Head Office, Addis Ababa e-mail afdethiopia@gmail.com
Application deadline: 15 March 2024
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Documents will not be returned.
NGO experience is advantageous
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply

5.MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER

JOB SUMMARY
The M&E Officer leads the development and implementation of the project’s M&E system, learning, monitoring, evaluation, and
reporting of the project at the program area level with a focus on developing benchmark information and indicators for measuring
changes expected within the program objective. He/she contributes to the project operational plan preparation, provides technical
assistance for developing templates and systems to capture data for analysis and effective communication of changes, impacts and
learning.
JOB REQUIREMENT
Qualification :
BA/BSc and MSc in economics, Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, Development Studies, and related fields
At least five and above years in relevant service; Strong knowledge and working understanding of PSNP and USAID Food Security and
Resilience programs; Strong understanding of M&E system, knowledge generation & management, analysis and reporting; Computer
literate, with strong knowledge of MS Office applications
Place of work: Sodo Town, Wolayita
HOW TO APPLY
Application: Letter of application, CV, relevant credentials, & three letters of recommendation, at least one from previous employer, should
be sent to:
Action For Development Head Office, Addis Ababa e-mail afdethiopia@gmail.com
Application deadline: 15 March 2024
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Documents will not be returned.
NGO experience is advantageous
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply

6.SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISOR

JOB SUMMARY
The purpose of the Social Accountability Advisor position is to provide technical assistance and capacity building for the project team,
stakeholders and target PSNP households. The position holder will assist in refining the program design and implementation of all
components of the project related to the intersection between social accountability, agribusiness, economic strengthening and nutrition
in the target PSNP households. The position holder will coordinate the design and implementation of social accountability mechanisms,
and leads the development of training materials/guidelines
JOB REQUIREMENT
Qualification :
BSc/BA or MSc/ MA degree in Sociology, Social Works, Development Studies, Business Administration/Management, Leadership, or other
fields of Social Science from recognized universities or colleges
At least five and above years relevant experience; Strong knowledge and working understanding of PSNP and USAID Food Security and
Resilience programs; Strong understanding of social accountability, technical, management, leadership and policy related issues
Place of work: Sodo Town, Wolayita
HOW TO APPLY
Application: Letter of application, CV, relevant credentials, & three letters of recommendation, at least one from previous employer, should
be sent to:
Action For Development Head Office, Addis Ababa e-mail afdethiopia@gmail.com
Application deadline: 15 March 2024
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Documents will not be returned.
NGO experience is advantageous
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply

7.REGIONAL PROJECT MANAGER

JOB SUMMARY
The Regional Project Manager is responsible for the overall planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the
HRA project in South and Central Ethiopia Regions. He/she will play roles in guiding, leading and supervising his/her project team
members working on the project. He/she works with stakeholders, donor organization and field level technical team to ensure that all
HRA project activities are implemented in accordance with the operational plan of the project; ensures that all activities are on the right
track to achieve impact; work closely with project Finance and Administrative Officer and Logistics Officer to ensure logistics are
facilitated and arranged for smooth implementation of the project activities. He/she creates enabling environment for working with key
stakeholders of the project, enhances good relationships with all technical units to ensure program activities are carried out according to
the highest standards and remain responsive and appropriate to the local context.
JOB REQUIREMENT
Qualification :
BSc/BA or MSc/ MA degree in Agriculture, Developmental Studies, Business Administration/Management, Leadership, or other Social
Science fields from recognized universities or colleges
Minimum of 10/8 years proven work experience, of which 8/6 in a supervisory/managerial /project coordination position respectively;
NGO experience with strong exposure to USAID-funded projects (i.e. PSNP Program) is preferable; At least 6 years in a middle or seniorlevel management position; Previous experience in managing complex project or consortiums is an added advantage
Place of work: Sodo Town, Wolayita
HOW TO APPLY
Application: Letter of application, CV, relevant credentials, & three letters of recommendation, at least one from previous employer, should
be sent to:
Action For Development Head Office, Addis Ababa e-mail afdethiopia@gmail.com
Application deadline: 15 March 2024
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Documents will not be returned.
NGO experience is advantageous
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply

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