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Vacancy title:Community Development Facilitator (CDF) - Metti- re-advertised

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Human Services , Category: Human Resources ]

Jobs at:Farm Africa

Deadline of this Job:17 July 2022  

Duty Station:Within Ethiopia , Addis Ababa , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Friday, July 08, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Implement Project Activities at Community Level
• Work together with the Majang project team and government partners to achieve the project outputs/outcomes at his/her specific woreda
• Facilitate the targeting task of project intervention areas and beneficiaries
• Facilitate the establishment of Participatory Forest management (PFM) CBOs
• Facilitate Forest Management Agreement signing between each CBO and the respective government office together with field teams and partners
• Provide training to PFM CBOs
• Participate in the assessments, studies, surveys, and monitoring, review and evaluation activities at the community level
• Facilitate field visits, experience sharing visits at the community level
• Support to identify training needs, prepare training materials, and deliver training, business plan development and other services to CBOs and unions
• Ensure adequate consultation and participation of Woreda and village/community level stakeholders ensuring active participation of women
• With support of the field technical team, provide expertise and advice for community institutions/Organizations on gender mainstreaming in the project scheme
• Facilitate community meetings, dialogues among others, discuss modalities within CBOs
• Prepare progress reports and updates timely
Support and Facilitate Community/institutional Capacity Building Activities
• Facilitate periodical capacity assessment of CBOs by collecting data using the Organizational and Managerial Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT)
• Ensure implementation of these capacity building plans (including, among others, technical support) in close collaboration with the field technical experts and Woreda level Cooperative Promotion Office.
Play an Active Role as a Member of the Farm Africa Project Team
• Act as an active member of the project team by identifying and exploring opportunities to improve project implementation and guarantee its sustainability
• Contribute to the implementation of Farm Africa’s strategy
• Participate in broader Farm Africa meetings with other project staff members, as requested by line manager
• Carry out other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor/Project Coordinator
These essential functions are not to be interpreted as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties as required. All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established.
Job Requirements
Essential Desirable
Education, qualifications & other knowledge
BSc or diploma in Forestry, NRM, rural development or related fields Training on Participatory Forest Management (PMF), NRM, Land scape and Watershed management approaches
Knowledge of Participatory Forest Management (PFM), landscape, watershed management Training on participatory learning and action or PRA
Good understanding and firm belief in gender equality and issues in rural communities
Three Years work experience in Participatory Forest Management (PFM), NRM, landscape, watershed management in similar organisations Work experience in Majang Biosphere area
Experience in the area of organizational capacity building of community-based institutions/Organizations Experience in establishing CBOs, groups and building their capacity
Experience with grassroots NGOs and/or communities in Ethiopia
Demonstrable experience of participatory development approach
Experience with participatory rural appraisal (PRA) tools Willingness to working rural areas
Skills & abilities
Basic knowledge verbal and written communication skills in English Willingness to work and travel in hardship areas
Fluent in local languages of the region/area Ability to identify problems and solve complex issues
Good skills of data analysis and good report writing Network and excellent relationship with government partners and other stakeholders

Our Values
Investing in smallholder farming is the number one way to combat poverty in rural Africa. Farm Africa is a leading NGO specialising in growing agriculture, protecting the environment and developing businesses in rural Africa.
EXPERT: Expertise and insightful evidence-based solutions are at the heart of everything Farm Africa does.
GROUNDED: Our teams and partners work closely with local communities, engaging them in every level of decision-making.
IMPACTFUL: We deliver long lasting change for farmers, their families, and the environments they live in.
BOLD: We model innovative approaches and are not afraid to challenge strategies that are failing.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Those who meet the above requirements should submit their short CV (maximum of 4 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 1 page) addressing  with the subject Community Development Facilitator (CDF) - Metti or by hardcopy to Farm Africa Majang Field Office by 17 July 2022.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Farm Africa is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Farm Africa does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (E.g. Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 17 July 2022  
Duty Station: Ethiopia Addis Ababa
Posted: 08-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-07-2066
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