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Post Date: August 2, 2013
Deadline: August 15, 2013

Company: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Ethiopia

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Ethiopia seeks following professionals for theCapacity Building of Councils (CBoC) Project implemented in close partnership with Amhara National Regional Council in the Region.

1. Position: Project Officer-Capacity Building (reporting to the Project Manager)

Main Tasks: Support the development, implementation and institutionalization of a Regional Capacity building Strategy of the Amhara National Regional State Council in close cooperation of the strategic partners; provide capacity building support to the Councilors and Councils, Standing Committee Members and various experts deployed by the Councils at different levels (region, Woreda and kebele); support Councils to prepare and implement the annual capacity building plans; provide capacity building support to the partner organizations and community institutions; participate in local level... thematic networks.

Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor Degree in social, economic or political sciences, development studies, governance or related discipline; or Master Degree in social, economic or political sciences, development studies, or related discipline.

Experience: Seven years for BA degree and 5 year for MA degree holders in related assignments in terms of design and execution capacity building projects/programme; track record in capacity building of local government bodies and community based institutions; knowledge management and networking; sound knowledge and understanding of decentralization context, social and economic dimension of local governance; project cycle management including outcome based monitoring, resource administration, gender balanced and socially inclusive development, and social accountability measures.

Skills: Excellent facilitation, coaching and mentoring skills; excellent communication, social, interpersonal and team building skills; very good IT skills (MS office); fluent in English (written and oral) and Amharic; ability to forge and nurture partnerships with the stakeholders; high degree of initiative, integrity and accountability

Duty Station: Sekota Town frequent travelling in the project intervention Kebeles of Sekota Zuria Woreda.

Other Conditions for both positions:
Terms of employment: Salary negotiable and other benefits as per organization rules and regulations and the duration of employment contract will be for the project phase period ending June 30, 2015.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Applicants are required to submit non-returnable copies of: 1) Motivational/application letter in English; 2) Detailed CV; 3) Copies of academic degrees, diplomas or certificates; 4) Work certificates and 5) Three references before August 15, 2013 to:
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
CBOC Application
P.O.Box. 27507/1000
Addis Ababa
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
CBOC Application
Bahir Dar
Addis Ababa Ethiopia


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