Project Officer – Training

International Foundation for Electoral System - IFES

Fulltime
Addis Ababa
Posted 6 days ago

Job Features

Job CategoryLanguages(Translation/Interpreter), Legal(Lawyer/Attorney/Adviser), Social Sciences and Community(Food Security/Livelihoods)
DeadlineNov 30 2020

Job Description

Field Office:  Ethiopia

Field Job Grade:  7

Manager:  Project Manager

Travel: Travel may be required

Physical Requirements/Work Environment: Standard office work environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job

Primary Function/Purpose: 

The Project Officer will provide technical and training support to the IFES-Ethiopia field office.

Major Duties And Responsibilities:          

  • Contribute to the development of training methodologies and strategies;
  • Support drafting, reviewing, editing, updating and formatting of training manuals;
  • Organizing, facilitating and delivering of training to different target groups;
  • Assist with training needs assessment, training design, delivery and evaluation;
  • Coordinate with IFES partners on project planning;
  • Coordinate collection and analysis of data for monitoring and evaluation of training activities;
  • Contribute to regular programmatic reports and maintain crucial project documents which track project progress;
  • Identify any potential issues or risks that could affect the progression of the project, and work to identify potential solutions;                    
  • Maintain and develop productive working relationships with partner organizations;
  • Travel outside of Addis Ababa for project activities as required;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirement

Education and Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the English language, political science, international relations, law or related required.
  • Four (4) years of experience working with international NGOs on implementation of international technical assistance programs;
  • Experience in (adult) training design and delivery to different target groups;
  • Experience working on USAID-funded programs;
  • Experience in designing and delivering training in the area of law preferred;
  • Demonstrated professional experience and knowledge in election administration preferred;
  • Training/facilitation skill/qualification is an advantage;
  • Proficiency in Word, Power point, Outlook and Excel.
  • Fluency in English and Amharic required, additional Ethiopian languages an advantage.  

Skills and Specification

  • The ability to remain highly organized while handling multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • The ability to complete tasks with limited supervision.
  • Excellent reporting and document handling skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in order to be able to work with IFES program and administrative staff to identify and resolve issues.
  • Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality.
  • Must value operating in a collaborative and cooperative environment.
  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness.
  • Ability to handle sensitive issues and address inclusion matters with integrity

Language Skills

  • Fluency in English and Amharic required

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applied applicant should apply through the email below

ifesethiopia@ifes.org

Please state the subject line of your email As “Project Officer – Training “

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