Care Jobs Vacancy 2018 for Project Manager – Jobs in Ethiopia

Care Jobs Vacancy 2018 for Project Manager – Jobs in Ethiopia

CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with the poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.

Date: July 19, 2018

Vacancy No. 064/18

Salary: USD 1838

No of positions; 1 (one)

Type of Employment- Regular

Duty base:  Afar, Semera

Dead Line: 10 days from the date of advertisement

Objective: The purpose of the Project Manager (PM) position is to provide overall leadership and coordination, at field level, for ensuring the implementation and accomplishment of the objectives of the project under his/her responsibility in line with CARE’s vision, goals, and program principles, standards, approaches and Long Range Strategic Plan.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

Project Implementation

Organizes the implementation process of all set targets planned for each project with respective supervisors, experts and other concerned staff working within program departments;

Ensures that all staff have updated monthly and quarterly implementation plans;

Periodically visits field activities and provide formal and informal feedback to the project staff in terms of adequate and inadequate progress as well as recommendations for improved performance;

Builds the capacity of project staff and its partners in technical issues pertinent to the project;

Coordinate with LDM unit to inform project planning and monitoring as required.

Project Planning

With the Program manager, other project staffs and LDM unit analyzes past experiences to systematize and incorporate lessons learned into the planning process;

Based on past accomplishments and achievements propose adjustment on project targets, strategies, resources and delegation of responsibilities to ensure appropriate progress toward project objectives.

Staff Management

Supervises, leads, guides, orients, trains, coaches and supports field level project staffs;

Builds the technical and managerial capacity of the field staff in planning and implementing projects effectively and efficiently;

Recommends or initiates personnel actions such as merit increases and other salary adjustments, promotions, transfers, terminations, and disciplinary actions including performance improvement plans for staffs under her/his supervision.

 Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

In consultation with LDM unit organizes a monitoring system to collect baseline and periodic data for tracking project performance and decision making;

Plans and conducts quarterly and annual project review meeting to assess progress, adjust plans, and draw/disseminate lessons learned;

Write monthly/quarterly/annual comprehensive project progress reports;

Implement other M&E related tasks based on donor requirements.

 Project Budget Management

In collaboration with finance staff prepares annual budget based on project proposal;

Ensures appropriate utilization of fund codes for charging budget expenditures;

Monitor monthly budget burn rates and request adjustment when needed;

Ensure timely financial reporting is done and shared with the HO finance;

Communicate with the coordination unit for any finance related challenges at the field office level.

 Networking, Learning and Representation

Establishes and maintain formal and informal communication mechanisms with government, community partners and other stakeholders;

Participate in meetings held at Zonal and Woreda level to discuss project related issues;

Keeps up to date with developments in the project, including best practice examples in-country and internationally, and ensure ongoing personal development and learning.

Job Requirements


Bachelor degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Nursing or equivalent combination of education and work experience.  MPH or MSc in Nutrition or development related field would be a desire


5 years’ experience working on public health, out of which 2-3 years’ service in managerial level.


Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, adaptability, stress tolerance, innovation, building partnership, communicating with impact, coaching, facilitating change, developing teams, information monitoring, planning and organizing, leading through vision and value.

How to Apply

If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please forward your: CV (not more than 3 page)  and cover letter (not more than one page) to  HR.ETHJobs@care.orghardcopy/paper applications will not be accepted.

Note: On the subject Line, please clearly write the position you are applying “Project Manager”. Your application will be automatically disqualified, if you fail to do so.

Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women


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