Field Work Supervisor

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Ethiopia

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Features

Job CategorySocial Sciences and Community(Food Security/Livelihoods)
Job LevelSenior Level(5+9)
DeadlineOct 31 2020
SalaryGross salary of 25023.48 ETB/Month gross salary inclusive of hardship per-diem pension contribution and any applicable taxes

Job Description

COOPI Ethiopia office is searching for one Field Work Supervisor (WASH and stakeholders liaison with the Somali Region) to be based in a location to be decided between Dekhasuftu/Dolo Odo/Dolobay with frequent travels to Jijiga.

Duration of the contract: 6 months with possibility of extension

Key Activities/Responsibilities

Planning (20%):

  • Provide any support required by the PM in drafting project M&E plans according to Log Frames
  • Support to prepare drafts/ToR for WASH activities implementation (background, methodology, objectives, results, activities, BoQ, Monitoring and post monitoring table linked to result framework + cash, materials, transport)
  • Support to prepare weekly activity planning, movement plan with the PM and APM. Contribute to weekly meeting
  • Compile weekly mission orders and submit them to the PM

Implementation (20%):

  • Report any managerial issues in the activities implementation to the PM, APM
  • Report any technical issue to PM, APM or advisors as required
  • Support the PM in the implementation of project activities.
  • Lead in the provision of technical support on his/her field of expertise (WASH)
  • Support the field level supervision of contractors and IP.
  • Review and approve completion reports for works completed linking with the advisory group, PM and program coordinator
  • Support the implementation of baseline, midterm monitoring, post-monitoring survey, end-line surveys and all data collection required for activities implementation, reporting on results and objectives as required by the PM and ToR (with Kobo when possible)

Reporting (10%):

  • Actively participating to weekly meeting called by the PM
  • Support to draft/inform the PM on activities accomplishment, including implementation data as requested (interim, final, ad hoc, etc).
  • Participate in grant closing meetings for every closed grant (if required by the PM)

External Coordination (50%):

  • Attend and represent COOPI in coordination meetings at Woreda, Zone and Regional level in the Somali Region (Especially clusters meetings in jijiga) as requested by the PM and Technical Advisors, share key action points back to COOPI staff
  • Active participation and representation of COOPI in any relevant technical working group meeting organized at Woreda, Zone and Regional level
  • Support is provided for approval of agreements with the Somali region and any required MoU with local authorities.
  • Support COOPI in positioning and building its relationships with Regional authorities in the Somali region, strengthening its operational presence and reputation

Project development (10%):

  • Support the regular collection of information at stakeholders level (Zone, Woredas and Kebele, community, local partners, NGOs, etc.) baseline need assessment, gaps.
  • Propose activities and project ideas and share them to the PM and advisory group
  •  Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisors.

Job Requirement

Qualification and Experience


  • Advanced university degree in a field related to WASH, preferably water engineering
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience in humanitarian and/or development contexts.
  • Previous experience working in INGO as field work supervisor, PM assistant, government liaison
  • Proven experience in liaising with governmental/local authorities, IOs and NGOs in the Somali Region
  • Ability to work well within a team and take responsibility to deliver results.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, knowledge of local language is an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the working area is required
  • Respect culture, believe of diverse ethnic and traditional set up

How to Apply

Please send your CV by email to:  and   before the 31st October 2020

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