Sidama Regional Manager for Agricultural Projects Implementation job at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Vacancy title:
Sidama Regional Manager for Agricultural Projects Implementation

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Deadline of this Job:
24 June 2022  

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

Date Posted: Friday, June 10, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description

 GIZ- Internal/ External Vacancy Announcement #097/2022

Strengthening Rural Value Chain (SRVC)

 The project Strengthening Rural Value Chains (SRVC) supports the Ethiopian government and private sector organizations to improve the income and employment situation of actors along agricultural value chains. Actors along the three value chains avocado, onion and soybean are supported in networking to gain better access to inputs, services and markets. SRVC implements its project activities in selected woredas of Oromia, Amhara, and Sidama regions as well as for policy advise at regional and federal level. This project has a duration of four years (02/2021 until 12/2024).

 Duration of contract: Until December 31, 2024

Job Requirements

 management and coordination of project activities (4 outputs) in the region down to the project implementation zones, woredas and local government levels
 assisting project initiatives to provide professional advisory services to and cooperate with the BoA and other related agricultural organizations as well as a broad range of target groups
 innovation and knowledge management
 integrating results and experience into teamwork and the work of all relevant groups
 technical management of experts in the regional component

Management responsibilities

The coordinator
 is responsible for the orders and measures in the project that are assigned to him/her and for managing all staff members who report to him/her (management responsibility for staff under his/her supervision)
 manages staff in accordance with management principles and guidelines to promote a sense of corporate identity, enable employees to carry out tasks independently and create scope for developing creativity and innovation
 is responsible for recruiting, selecting, grading, planning the assignment of and professional development of staff members who report to him/her
 is also responsible for monitoring, managing staff and ensuring that they provide cost-effective services
 carries out the annual staff assessment and development talk for staff members who report to him/her

Management tasks
 manages regional project budget and lead staff and other resources in accordance with GIZ management principles and guidelines
 develops project plan, monitors project progress and reviews progress reports and documents
 identifies project bottlenecks and recommends alternative management options to the programme manager and deputy project manager.

Coordination tasks
The coordinator
 assists with general project planning and develops project concepts including preparation, organisation and moderation of planning exercises and their implementation, management, monitoring, quality management, evaluation, communication and documentation
 coordinates relevant project activities at regional and local level in consultation with the manager and in cooperation with the partners, both as regards implementation and preparing organisational aspects
 compiles the relevant information for joint activities and assignments
 handles order management on behalf of GIZ (e.g. offer preparation, impact monitoring, project progress review, reporting)
 facilitates and coordinates the design and implementation of targeted capacity development measures for regional and local partners
 supports the reviewing and analyzing of relevant policy issues of regional governments
 conducts annual staff assessment and development talk and follow up on HRD measures for SRVC regional team members in coordination with federal SRVC management
 responsible for communication and networking with all relevant stakeholders in the region
 represents SRVC at regional and federal platforms when requested
 responsible for the implementation of additional fields of activities in the project that are assigned to him/her
 Provision of feedback to the Project Leaders and Programme Manager on strategies and activities.

Networking and cooperation
The coordinator

 Bridges the regional BoA with the central SRVC project office and organizations related to the supported value Chains (e.g.: IAIPs and RTCs, Unions, and Cooperatives)
 supports cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, assists with PR work and cooperates with local communities, relevant organisations, non-governmental agencies and individuals in the project environment and with other projects to improve and maintain good working relationships
 communicates local interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the project

Knowledge management
The coordinator
 ensures knowledge transfer to project/programme information
 develops ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals and procedures
 draws up reports and presentation documents
 prepares appropriate input for various project/programme reports including annual reports, and contributes to the other reports required by the programme manager and GIZ Head Office
 assists with research activities and studies on political issues which benefit joint programmes.

Required qualifications, competences and experience
 masters/MSc or doctorate in an area of agriculture, agri-business, value chain development and/or agro-economy

Professional experience
 10 years’ professional experience, with at least 5 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
 Strong working experience with key value chain stakeholders (producers, traders, enterprise groups, rural financing institutions/banks, and research/policy associations);
 Proven communication and management skills in a multi-stakeholder setting
 Experience with integrating gender and inclusion considerations into project implementation.

Other knowledge, additional competences
 very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
 fluent in written and oral command of English and Amharic and the working language in the region of implementation
 willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed
 ability to organize and prioritize several tasks at the same time.
 ability to work independently, unsupervised and as part of a multicultural and international team.
 Knowledge of GIZ rules, regulations and systems is an asset.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 108

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure

 Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their non- returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or Email: 

 “Please refer to our brochure to learn more about GIZ’s attractive benefit package.”

Note: -

 Please make sure you mention the vacancy number and position title ‘Sidama Regional Manager for Agricultural Projects Implementation’ #097/2022’ in the subject line of your email application. Due to large number of applications we categories applications with the vacancy numbers.

 Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might not be categorized in the appropriate folder and could be disqualified.

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

 We encourage persons with disabilities to apply for the position. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given preference.

 Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 24 june 2022
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Posted: 10-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-06-2065
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