People In Need – PIN

Field Coordinator (For Hambericho NRM Project)

Job Description

Our Profile

People in Need is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded on the ideals of humanism, freedom, equality and solidarity. We consider human dignity and freedom to be fundamental values. We believe that people anywhere in the world should have the right to make decisions about their lives and to share the rights expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The People in Need organization was established in 1992 by a group of Czech war correspondents who were no longer satisfied with merely relaying information about ongoing conflicts and began sending out aid. It gradually became established as a professional humanitarian organization striving to provide aid in troubled regions and support adherence to human rights around the world.

Throughout our over 25 years of its existence, People in Need has become one of the biggest non-profit organizations in Central Europe. In addition to humanitarian aid and human rights, it now also targets education and helps people living in social exclusion.

We are part of Alliance 2015, (https://www.alliance2015.org/  a strategic network of seven European non-governmental organizations engaged in humanitarian aid and development projects. This collaboration increases effectiveness, both in working in the target countries and in campaigns aimed at influencing the attitudes of politicians and the general public in Europe. In our over 16 years operation in Ethiopia, has focused on projects in five main areas of interest: Education and Social protection, Environment, Livelihood and Agriculture, Water, sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Emergency programs.

More information at https://www.peopleinneed.net/  or HERE.

PIN currently is seeking energetic, disciplined, responsible Field Coordinator

PIN currently invites applicants for the position of Field Coordinator

Length of Contract: Definite until December 31/2025

1.       Employee Obligations

The Field Coordinator is primarily responsible for coordinating the project: Agriculture Systems Adaptation Program in Hambaricho Mountain Watershed – ASAP in Hambaricho – Kedida Gamela and Kacha Bira Woredas. Under direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Field Coordinator will be fully responsible for the successful implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the project activities and outputs in the project woredas in collaboration with Field officers. The FC will work under supervision of the Project Manager, and collaborates with field officers, woreda government officials, Development Agents (DAs), Kebele administrative, community and other PIN staffs. As per the contract of employment, the FC is accountable for the regulation and rules of PIN including core values of the organization.

2.   Specific roles and responsibility

2.1. Training and knowledge transfer

  • Train Watershed Management Committees, DAs, selected farmers, model farmers, Technical farmers, Youth groups, field officers and community representatives, on different climate resilience, NRM and related practices
  • Request and use technical advice and orientations from the project manager
  • Collaborate with the project manager on project strategic goal and priorities
  • Develop terms of references for training, workshops, meetings, conferences, internal monitoring, field evaluation and as required

2.2.  Coordination

  • Participate on the preparation of project plan, baseline surveys, studies, monitoring and evaluations through collecting data, mobilizing community;
  • Prepare action plan for the implementation of project activities according to the log frame and timeframe of the project;
  • Implement and monitor project activities on the regular basis;
  • Attain adequate results in proper quality and in time;
  • Ensure maintenance of good personal relations to beneficiaries, government staff (DAs), project team and other partners;
  • Supervise and capacitate field officers based on their job description and project activities;
  • Evaluate field officers as per their job description
  • Identify and communicate best NRM practices and lessons learnt in project implementation
  • Plan, request and follow up purchase and delivery of project materials for woreda agriculture and Natural resource offices, FTCs, Government Nursery center and community nursery with special needs (in collaboration with procurement and logistics)
  • Supervise the project activity implementation at Woreda and kebele level with project needs and request and facilitate weekly payment related to activities 
  • Facilitate different NRM awareness raising in community meetings, campaigns and events in collaboration with Field officers and government DAs 
  • Plan and facilitate material donations to Woreda agriculture and Natural resource, FTCs and beneficiaries with special needs in collaboration with the Project Manager
  • Lead and coordinate community, Nursery center and FTC’ needs assessment concerning the project activity implementation
  • Develop criteria and conduct beneficiary selection based on set of criteria in collaboration with Field officers and Project stakeholders
  • Assist and work with other project staffs to ensure teamwork.

2.3. Communication and Networking

  • Organize and document beneficiaries’ profile and progress information and share to the project manager and team members in timely manner
  • Communicate regularly with project stakeholders, partners and government partners
  • Communicate project achievements, best practices and challenges to woreda Agriculture and Natural Resources office regularly and continuously
  • Participate on the GO-NGO forums organized in the project areas, produce and submit the result/minutes of the forum

2.4.  Financial / Administrative Requirements

  • Prepare Purchase request as per the Annual purchase plan;
  • Collect the procured materials from PIN on time ensuring the quality of the items as per specification of approved purchase request and plan;
  • Facilitate the payments to training participants, etc;

 2.5. Material development

  • Involve in different project learning materials and guidelines development and revisions
  • Translate relevant letters, checklists and tools to Amharic when necessary
  • Prepare the best practices and success stories; prepare photo documentations for the implementation of each project activities;
  • Document photos of project events regularly

2.6. Planning and reporting

  • Prepare Plan of action and report of the project activities implementation and submit to the project manager on weekly bases
  • Prepare and submit weekly plan and progress reports to project manager on time;
  • Prepare and share quality and professional report on every training, every field, workshop, meeting, campaign, experience sharing sessions, exposure visits and other related events conducted by the project
  • Plan and submit weekly logistics and cash needs to the project manager

 3.   Other Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all important and relevant documents are organized and documented systematically in both electronic and hard copies
  • Document copies of every steps of project activities like list of beneficiaries, distribution list, agreement, attendances, minutes, bylaws, and any necessary documents;
  • Participate on regular project team meetings and providing necessary feedbacks and suggestions for the improvement of project quality, relevance and efficiency 
  • Maintain smooth & professional relationship with project staff, stakeholders and partners
  • Adhering to all PIN and donor guidelines and policies and ensuring staff adheres to the same
  • Ensure visibility of PIN among the communities and government staff ( DAs);
  • Ensures correctness and completeness of information acquired and delivered.
  • Substitute other Field Officers on absence or while assigned by the Project Manager
  • Understand and adherence to PIN procurement guidelines
  • Performs related work as assigned by the project manager 
  • Follow security rules and enforce the security rules with the project team;

Accountability and Safeguarding including Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (SEAH)

  • Carry out the duties in accordance with the PIN Code of Conduct and Key policies.
  • Participate in training and awareness raising (CoC and KP, Safeguarding…).
  • Ensure that his/her team members attend training and awareness sessions and carry out the duties in accordance with PIN Code of Conduct and Key policies. 
  • Ensure that due diligence and/or capacity assessments of partners include an assessment of partners’ implementation of key safeguarding and risk policies/ procedure including the prevention of SEAH.   
  • Create and maintain a fulfilling and protective environment. 
  • Other assignments corresponding to actual needs of the project, program or mission up on the request of line manager/CMT member  

Benefit

  • Standard work schedule of 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday
  • Per diems for working and Accommodation outside of the duty office depending on the location
  • Transport Allowance
  • Bank loan facilities
  • 20 days of paid annual and after 5 years of work an extra paid day for every year
  • Extra days of paid leaves for selected holidays
  • Medical insurance, including spouse and children
  • Accident insurance for all injuries during work time based on the law
  • Paternity leave of extra 2 paid days above the mandatory 3 days
  • Maternity leave according to the law and extra financial motherhood support
  • Monthly mobile phone hybrid tariff
  • PIN supports fast career growth and internal mobility
  • International environment with opportunities to learn from other PIN’s country programs
  • Extensive Capacity Building program, both internal and external trainings, including the Induction training
  • Internal online learning opportunities, such as access to PIN’s e-learning platform and webinars
  • Annual staff retreat
  • Friendly and fair work environment with small collective where everyone knows each other

Job Requirements

  • Minimum BA/BSC Degree in the field of NRM, Climate Resilience, Watershed management, Agriculture, CSA, PCM, Data collection and analysis, survey, assessment, training provision
  • At least Four years related Experience in the sector.
  • Experience in international NGO’S is Advantageous 

How to Apply

  • Interested applicants for the position should send their CV and Cover letter as soon as possible via the following link: Apply to:- Field Coordinator for Hambericho NRM Project  until September 26/2023
  • Should any information needed please contact using: hr.ethiopia@peopleinneed.cz 
  • People in Need is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct and committed to promoting the welfare of children and adults with whom People in Need engages /is in contact with. People in Need expects all staff to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need code of conduct and key policies (available at: https://www.peopleinneed.net/key-policies-4142gp People in Need Staff will undertake the appropriate level of training.
  • All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
  • We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
  • Please note: PIN does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees). 

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Field Officer (Hambericho NRM Project)

Job Description

Our Profile

People in Need is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded on the ideals of humanism, freedom, equality and solidarity. We consider human dignity and freedom to be fundamental values. We believe that people anywhere in the world should have the right to make decisions about their lives and to share the rights expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The People in Need organization was established in 1992 by a group of Czech war correspondents who were no longer satisfied with merely relaying information about ongoing conflicts and began sending out aid. It gradually became established as a professional humanitarian organization striving to provide aid in troubled regions and support adherence to human rights around the world.

Throughout our over 25 years of its existence, People in Need has become one of the biggest non-profit organizations in Central Europe. In addition to humanitarian aid and human rights, it now also targets education and helps people living in social exclusion.

We are part of Alliance 2015, (https://www.alliance2015.org/  a strategic network of seven European non-governmental organizations engaged in humanitarian aid and development projects. This collaboration increases effectiveness, both in working in the target countries and in campaigns aimed at influencing the attitudes of politicians and the general public in Europe. In our over 16 years operation in Ethiopia, has focused on projects in five main areas of interest: Education and Social protection, Environment, Livelihood and Agriculture, Water, sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Emergency programs.

More information at https://www.peopleinneed.net/  or HERE.

PIN currently is seeking energetic, disciplined, responsible Field Officer

PIN currently invites applicants for the position of Field Officer

Length of Contract: Definite until December 31/2025

Field Officer

General Description of the position:

The Field Officer (FO) is fully responsible for the successful implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the project activities and outputs. FO is also responsible for achieving the specific results of the project in proper quality and time. The FO works under supervision of a Field Coordinator, and collaborates with woreda government Officials, Development Agents (DAs), Kebele administrative, community and other PIN staffs. As per contract of employment, the FO is accountable for the regulation and rules of PIN including core values of the organization.

Specific Duties and responsibilities:

Project Requirements

  • Participate in the preparation of project plan, baseline surveys, studies, monitoring and evaluations through collecting data, mobilizing community;
  • Prepare action plan for the implementation of project activities according to the log frame and timeframe of the project;
  • Implement and monitor project activities on the regular basis;
  • Prepare and submit weekly plan and progress reports to supervisor on time;
  • Attain adequate results in proper quality and in time;
  • Follow security rules and enforce the security rules with the project team;
  • Ensure visibility of PIN among the communities and government staff (DAs);
  • Ensure maintenance of good personal relations to beneficiaries, government staff (DAs), project team and partners;
  • Document copies of every steps of project activities like list of beneficiaries, distribution list, agreement, attendances, minutes, bylaws, and any necessary documents;
  • Prepare the best practices and success stories; prepare photo documentations for the implementation of each project activities;
  • Participate on regular project team meetings and providing necessary feedbacks and suggestions for the improvement of project quality;
  • Capacitate Watershed Management Committees and DAs and create awareness of the project to attain successful implementation of the project

Financial / Administrative Requirements

  • Prepare Purchase request as per the Annual purchase plan;
  • Collect the procure materials from PIN on time ensuring the quality of the items as per specification of approved purchase request and plan;
  • Distribute the items purchased by the project to beneficiaries, FTCs, Woreda offices as per the plan and receive the necessary distribution list, goods receiving voucher for the items delivered and submit to PIN Logistics/Finance unit
  • Facilitate the payments to training participants, etc;

Other

  • Other assignments corresponding to actual needs of the mission, program and project
  • Substitute other Field Coordinator during on absence while assigned by the Project Manager
  • Understand and adherence to PIN procurement guidelines
  • Understand and Adhere to all donor’s and PIN’s guidelines and policies

Accountability and Safeguarding including Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (SEAH)

  • Carry out the duties in accordance with the PIN Code of Conduct and Key policies.
  • Participate in training and awareness raising (CoC and KP, Safeguarding…).
  • Ensure that his/her team members attend training and awareness sessions and carry out the duties in accordance with PIN Code of Conduct and Key policies. 
  • Ensure that due diligence and/or capacity assessments of partners include an assessment of partners’ implementation of key safeguarding and risk policies/ procedure including the prevention of SEAH.   
  • Create and maintain a fulfilling and protective environment. 
  • Other assignments corresponding to actual needs of the project, program or mission up on the request of line manager/CMT member  

 Benefit

  • Standard work schedule of 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday
  • Per diems for working and Accommodation outside of the duty office depending on the location
  • Transport Allowance
  • Bank loan facilities
  • 20 days of paid annual and after 5 years of work an extra paid day for every year
  • Extra days of paid leaves for selected holidays
  • Medical insurance, including spouse and children
  • Accident insurance for all injuries during work time based on the law
  • Paternity leave of extra 2 paid days above the mandatory 3 days
  • Maternity leave according to the law and extra financial motherhood support
  • Monthly mobile phone hybrid tariff
  • International environment with opportunities to learn from other PIN’s country programs
  • Internal online learning opportunities, such as access to PIN’s e-learning platform and webinars
  • Annual staff retreat
  • Friendly and fair work environment with small collective where everyone knows each other

Job Requirements

  • Minimum BA/BSC Degree in the field of NRM/Agriculture/Rural development, climate resilience, forestry
  • At least 2 and above years Experience in related sector.

How to Apply

  • Interested applicants for the position should send their CV and Cover letter as soon as possible via the following link: Apply to: Field Officer Position for Hambericho Project  until September 26/2023.
  • Should any information needed please contact using: hr.ethiopia@peopleinneed.cz 
  • People in Need is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct and committed to promoting the welfare of children and adults with whom People in Need engages /is in contact with. People in Need expects all staff to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need code of conduct and key policies (available at: https://www.peopleinneed.net/key-policies-4142gp People in Need Staff will undertake the appropriate level of training.
  • All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
  • We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
  • Please note: PIN does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees). 

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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