Program Officer – CHILD SFP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Save The Children

Contract
Addis Ababa
Posted 1 week ago

Job Features

Job CategoryProject Management(NGO/International Org)

Program Officer – CHILD SFP – ( 210002AL )

Program Officer – CHILD SFP

TEAM/PROGRAMME: CHILD-SFP

LOCATION: Addis Ababa

GRADE:

Post Type: National

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

ROLE PURPOSE:

To assist Addis based CHILD-SFP team by providing Procurement and logistics related support; follow-up and support award finance & administrative related tasks of the project.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to : CHILD-SFP Director

Dimensions : CHILD-SFP has become operational in December 2020. The primary mission of the project is to reach 163021 pri-primary and primary school children residing in 13 rural woredas of Afar Amhara Oromia Sidama and Somali regions through its school feeding program. It targets 499 schools in this program

Staff Directly reporting to this post: None

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Procurement and logistics related:

  • In coordination with the supply chain department of SCI the officer will coordinate the procurement of food supplies equipment materials services and commodities from suppliers through new contracts competitive bids or existing contracts.
  • He/she works on forecast all food and related item needs; establish ordering and shipping timelines; coordinate shipping and delivery.
  • Closely work with the regional team of CHILD-SFP to monitor and maintain stock levels of warehouse food equipment and supply items; Initiate purchasing processes to replenish and maintain warehouse
  • Coordinate the researching and evaluating suppliers based on price quality selection service support availability
  • Work with SCI supply chain department to review procurement documents for accuracy completeness and compliance with SCI supply chain department standards;

Award related

  • Support and follow activities related to award management
  • Follow up monthly budgets utilisation BVA in project regions and update the team.
  • Represent the project in internal functional coordination meetings with particular focus to award procurement and logistics matters
  • Liaison with relevant budget holders and departments of the CO in following up and expediting the execution of program and operation related activities of the project and its field offices

MEAL related

  • Support the MEAL manager in matters related to follow-up and collection of reports from regional offices and partner
  • Assist the MEAL manager in archiving program data in an organized manner
  • Follow the production quality and distribution of reports and other publications to target audiences
  • Coordinate field travel and logistics during research and evaluation works including the recruitment of data collectors

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions managing resources efficiently achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

Ambition

Collaboration

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with her/his team colleagues members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable good listener easy to talk to

Creativity

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity

  • Honest encourages openness and transparency

MINIMUM QUALFICATION EXPEREINCE COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor degree in an area of social development or equivalent
  • Recommended a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in an NGO environment handling program operations activities
  • Strong organizational electronic information management and presentation skills and experience.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours and work with incoming surge teams in the event of emergencies
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises or those that need better healthcare education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition creativity and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl

We need to keep children safe so our selection process which includes rigorous background checks reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Location: Addis Ababa

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Apr 19 2021

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  • In coordination with the supply chain department of SCI the officer will coordinate the procurement of food supplies equipment materials services and commodities from suppliers through new contracts competitive bids or existing contracts.
  • He/she works on forecast all food and related item needs; establish ordering and shipping timelines; coordinate shipping and delivery.
  • Closely work with the regional team of CHILD-SFP to monitor and maintain stock levels of warehouse food equipment and supply items; Initiate purchasing processes to replenish and maintain warehouse
  • Coordinate the researching and evaluating suppliers based on price quality selection service support availability
  • Work with SCI supply chain department to review procurement documents for accuracy completeness and compliance with SCI supply chain department standards;
  • Support and follow activities related to award management
  • Follow up monthly budgets utilisation BVA in project regions and update the team.
  • Represent the project in internal functional coordination meetings with particular focus to award procurement and logistics matters
  • Liaison with relevant budget holders and departments of the CO in following up and expediting the execution of program and operation related activities of the project and its field offices
  • Support the MEAL manager in matters related to follow-up and collection of reports from regional offices and partner
  • Assist the MEAL manager in archiving program data in an organized manner
  • Follow the production quality and distribution of reports and other publications to target audiences
  • Coordinate field travel and logistics during research and evaluation works including the recruitment of data collectors
  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions managing resources efficiently achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with her/his team colleagues members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable good listener easy to talk to
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks
  • Honest encourages openness and transparency
  • Bachelor degree in an area of social development or equivalent
  • Recommended a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in an NGO environment handling program operations activities
  • Strong organizational electronic information management and presentation skills and experience.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours and work with incoming surge teams in the event of emergencies
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

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