Management & Agriculture Job Vacancy in Ethiopia August 2023

Management & Agriculture Job Vacancy in Ethiopia August 2023

Position 1 Description

Concerning CRS

Catholic Relief Services is the official worldwide humanitarian organisation of the American Catholic community. CRS strives to rescue, defend, and change the lives of those in need in over 100 countries, regardless of race, religion, or nationality. CRS’s relief and development work is carried out via emergency response, HIV/AIDS, health, agriculture, education, microfinance, and peacebuilding programmes. CRS has taken the lead in responding to natural and man-made catastrophes impacting Ethiopia’s most vulnerable populations for almost 60 years. CRS disaster mitigation and recovery initiatives in drought and flood-prone regions have restored individual and community assets via non-food aid in the form of agricultural, livestock, health, nutrition, and water and sanitation support. CRS’ humanitarian intervention in Ethiopia also helps farmers and businesses, fosters equity and inclusion, and lessens the effect of COVID-19.

As a member of the CRS family, you will join the over 5000 strong and dynamic people working internationally to achieve CRS’s objective. CRS/Ethiopia welcomes you to apply for the following post as a competent applicant.

 

• Position Title: Senior Project Officer- Grants and Contracts

 

• Group VIII

 

• Minimum requirement: one

 

• Programmes are managed by the Department.

 

• Employment Term: Fixed (i.e., till September 30, 2028)

 

• Reports to the Party’s Chief of Party-Ethiopia Seed Activity

 

• Country and location: CRS Ethiopia/Addis Ababa

 

• Deadline for applications: August 29, 2023

 

Job Description:

 

You will assist in the coordination and implementation of the USAID-funded Ethiopia Seed Activity policies and procedures by CRS’ established accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donor rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programmes serving the poor and vulnerable. Accounting services will be performed effectively by assembling, analysing, and verifying account information and supplying grants management and financial reporting services throughout the project life cycle. You will also help to administer the project’s innovation and business acceleration fund (IBAF) effectively and efficiently. You will encourage strong project resource management, assist in ensuring principled compliance, proactively identify financial and operational risks, and drive operational improvements.

Responsibilities of the Job:

• Establish and oversee good accounting and financial reporting systems for project subrecipients and partners, external consultants, and IBAF beneficiaries by established standards. Ensure that all data necessary for processing financial transactions for assigned project accounts in Insight’s financial accounting package is set up and maintained.

 

• Before processing financial transactions, review and verify supporting paperwork to ensure all relevant papers are correct and full, and authorizations are in place.

 

• Record financial transactions after obtaining the necessary authorizations. Examine and analyse various accounts for anomalies. Provide advice on remedial measures and, if needed, create correcting entries and revisions.

 

• Assess, assess, and monitor sub-recipient financial management procedures by policy, and develop partners’ ability in financial accounting and transactions.

 

• Monitor disbursement/receipt schedules, notify the Chief of Party of overdue payments/liquidations, and maintain proper communication and follow-up to ensure financial resource management is completed on time and within defined deadlines.

 

• Prepare a variety of monthly and ad hoc financial reports, as well as variance analysis, to help ESA project employees with decision-making. Assist with budget maintenance to ensure efficient financial resource management.

 

• Provide project personnel, sub-recipients, and partners with information on financial accounting regulations and procedural compliance concerns, as well as training and other capacity-building initiatives.

 

• Ensure the timely and high-quality development of budgets/revisions, cash forecasts, accruals, expenditure reports, and any other financial paperwork for internal and donor use.

 

• Ensure compliance with agency and donor requirements, as well as local laws and regulations, by conducting periodic system checks, reviews, and evaluations of financial/operations policies and processes. Coordination of responses to concerns raised by internal and external audits, as well as assistance on how to make changes

 

Job Prerequisites

 

Background, Experience, and Requirements:

 

Experience and Education

 

• B.A. degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration with accounting courses, or accounting certification (CPA/ACCA or equivalent).

 

• At least two years of experience in a position with comparable duties, ideally with an international or local NGO or a financial/banking institution.

 

• Knowledge with financial systems, particularly budgeting and budget/expense analysis, is desired. Accounting software or equivalent financial reporting software knowledge is advantageous.

 

• Understanding of USAID rules and regulations.

 

• Expertise in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web Conferencing Applications, and information and budget management systems.

 

Personal Qualities

 

• Excellent strategic, analytical, systems thinking, and problem-solving abilities, as well as the ability to make solid judgements and conclusions.

 

• Proactive, resourceful, solution-focused, and results-driven

 

Languages necessary Professional-level written and spoken English fluency is essential.

 

Travel is required, and candidates must be willing and able to travel up to 30% of the time.

 

Important Working Relationships:

 

No supervisory responsibilities

 

Internal personnel include the ESA Chief of Party and project technical staff, as well as the CRS Ethiopia programme and operations staff and the Regional Finance Officer.

 

External parties include ESA consultants, ESA national and international partners, and IBAF grantees.

 

Agency-wide Competencies (applicable to all CRS employees):

 

These are based on CRS’s purpose, values, and guiding principles and are utilised by all staff members to carry out their duties and accomplish the intended objectives.

 

• Relationships built on trust

 

• Professional Development

 

• Collaborative effort

 

• Taking responsibility

 

REDI Agency Competencies (for all CRS Staff):

 

Agency competencies define the anticipated behaviours and attitudes of all employees. When they are exhibited, they create an engaging environment, assist employees in doing their best, and assist CRS in meeting agency objectives. These are based on CRS’s purpose, values, and guiding principles and are utilised by all staff members to carry out their duties and accomplish the intended objectives.

 

• Personal Accountability entails consistently accepting responsibility for one’s actions.

 

• Acts with Integrity – Consistently demonstrates values consistent with CRS Guiding Principles and purpose.  Is thought to be truthful.

 

• Establishes and Maintains Trust – Demonstrates consistency between words and deeds.

 

• Collaborates with Others – Effectively works in multicultural and varied teams.

 

• Willing to Learn – Looks for encounters that will modify one’s viewpoint or give a chance to learn new things.

 

Disclaimer: This job description is not a full overview of the position’s skills, effort, tasks, and responsibilities.

 

Position 3 Description

 

• Position Description: Technical Advisor II – Seed Systems Specialist

 

• Band: X

 

• Minimum requirement: one

 

• Programmes are managed by the Department.

 

• Employment Term: Fixed (i.e., till September 30, 2028)

 

• Reports to the Senior Market System Specialist – Programme Manager II

 

• Country and location: CRS Ethiopia/Addis Ababa

 

• Deadline for applications: August 29, 2023

 

Job Description

 

You will be responsible for providing technical advice, guidance, and assistance in the field of climate-smart seed systems. You will be a member of the technical team executing the Ethiopia Seed Activity (ESA) project, which is sponsored by USAID Feed-the-Future. To promote the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable, you will use Catholic Relief Services (CRS) programme quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and industry best practices. The activity’s technical emphasis will concentrate on climate-smart crop and forage seed systems, inclusive and sustainable agriculture-led economic development, and increased resilience among Ethiopian people and systems. The Seed Systems Specialist will oversee the execution of seed system-related activities, data gathering, and reporting.

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

 

• Lead the identification of on-the-ground implementing and cooperating partners, including public and commercial stakeholders at the federal, regional, and local levels.

 

• Oversee operations aimed at increasing the capacity of target climate-smart crops, as well as forage seed multiplication and production.

 

• Develop and execute actions with a focus on commercialization through awareness and demand development, as well as faster multiplication of EGS and certified seed to reach smallholder farmers and deliver effect at scale.

 

• Assist Ethiopia Seed Activity partners in developing and implementing market-responsive seed systems to expand farmers’ access to better crop and pasture seed.

 

• Collaborate with extension and delivery systems to scale up best practises for improving seed access for farmers who have not benefited from better seed.

 

• As appropriate, provide assistance in strengthening the digital seed production and marketing information network for target crops and forages.

 

• As appropriate, assist in the creation and implementation of the Quality Declared Seed protocol/framework for selected crops and the forage seed production system.

 

• Work with ESA partners to establish sustainable production of crop and forage breeders, pre-basic and basic seed.

 

• Collaborate closely with public and private seed firms to boost certified seed production, field-based promotional initiatives, and community acceptance of improved varieties.

 

• Oversee the development of strategies for encouraging seed entrepreneurship among women and youth.

 

• Provide technical assistance to public and commercial seed firms in areas such as seed business management (pre-basic and basic seed production) and marketing.

 

• As required, organise meetings (technical and partner meetings), training (staff, partners, and farmers), and workshops (seed marketing, yearly review, and planning).

 

• Through workshops, briefings, and occasional physical engagements, involve local stakeholders (seed firms, NARS, NGOs, Farmer Organisations, Farmer Cooperatives, and the Private Sector) in strategies, policies, and research required to overcome bottlenecks in crop and forage seed systems.

 

• Collaborate closely with the gender adviser to guarantee gender- and market-responsive seed system interventions and extension initiatives, such as encouraging the display of novel varieties to increase demand.

 

• Identify learning, research, and publishing possibilities in the field of seed systems development. Encourage the spread of promising practises and lessons gained in order to contribute to the agency’s knowledge management goal.

 

• Provide data to the Technical Director, MEAL Manager, and Chief of Party to help them build evidence-based briefings for the Seed Activity learning agenda.

 

Job Prerequisites

 

Background, Experience, and Requirements:

 

Experience and Education

 

• MSc/BSc degree in Seed science and technology, crop science, breeding, or other equivalent discipline, especially with seed industry experience.

 

• 5 years of work experience in the seed industry for MSc or 8 years of work experience in the seed sector for BSc.

 

• Broad knowledge and expertise in important components of the seed value chain, such as variety assessment and release, seed production, seed quality assurance, and the creation of integrated seed systems.

 

• Broad knowledge and expertise with technical methods, institutional arrangements, regulatory frameworks, and national seed policy in order to build a viable seed system.

 

• Knowledge and expertise in important components of the seed value chain, such as seed multiplication, seed quality assurance, seed marketing, and the creation of integrated seed systems.

 

• Proven expertise in seed sector development and creating public-private collaborations.

 

Knowledge, abilities, and skills

 

• Proven ability to facilitate public-private collaborations.

 

• Excellent relationship management abilities, including the ability to influence and get buy-in from others while working independently and in varied geographical and cultural situations.

 

• Strong strategic, analytical, problem-solving, and systems thinking abilities, as well as the ability to understand the broad picture and make smart decisions.

 

• Excellent writing and spoken communication skills, facilitation, and networking abilities with a diverse variety of corporate, partner, and non-governmental sector players.

 

• Excellent facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching abilities.

 

• Be proactive, resourceful, and goal-oriented.

 

• The ability to quickly work with numerous partners and staff members in a multicultural, inclusive, and equal environment.

 

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Web Conferencing Applications, and information management systems.

 

Languages necessary -Professional-level written and spoken English ability is necessary.

 

Travel is required, and you must be willing and able to travel domestically up to 30% of the time.

 

Important Working Relationships

 

No supervisory responsibilities

 

Internal: ESA Chief of Party and project technical staff; Regional Technical Advisors in Agriculture, Youth, Gender, and Market Systems; CRS Ethiopia programme and operations personnel; CRS Ethiopia gender and youth technical advisors; and CRS Ethiopia gender and youth technical advisors.

 

External partners include CIAT Forage Experts and International Technical Experts, ESA Policy and Densification Consultants, national and international partners, public and commercial sector institutions, and other partners.

 

Agency-wide Competencies (applicable to all CRS employees)

 

Agency competencies define the anticipated behaviours and attitudes of all employees. When they are exhibited, they create an engaging environment, assist employees in doing their best, and assist CRS in meeting agency objectives. These are based on CRS’s purpose, values, and guiding principles and are utilised by all staff members to carry out their duties and accomplish the intended objectives.

 

• Personal Accountability entails accepting responsibility for one’s conduct on a consistent basis.

 

• Acts with Integrity – Consistently demonstrates values that are consistent with CRS Guiding Principles and purpose. Is thought to be truthful.

 

• Establishes and retains confidence by demonstrating consistency between words and deeds.

 

• Collaborates with others – works well in multi-cultural and varied teams.

 

• Learning-oriented – searches out situations that may alter one’s viewpoint or give a chance to learn new things.

 

Competencies for Agency Leadership:

 

• Drive Change – Constantly seek ways to enhance the agency by fostering a culture of agility, openness, and creativity.

 

• Develops and Recognises Others – Increases personnel ability to attain their full potential and improves team and agency performance.

 

• Strategic Mindset – Recognises role in interpreting, articulating, and executing agency and team objectives.

 

Disclaimer: This job description is not a full overview of the position’s skills, effort, tasks, and responsibilities.

 

Position  2 Description

• Job Title: Technical Advisor II – Animal Feed and Nutrition

 

• Band: X

 

• Minimum requirement: one

 

• Programmes are managed by the Department.

 

• Employment Term: Fixed (i.e., till September 30, 2028)

 

• Reports to the Senior Market System Specialist – Programme Manager II

 

• Country and location: CRS Ethiopia/Addis Ababa

 

• Deadline for applications: August 29, 2023

 

Job Description:  

 

You will be responsible for providing technical advice, direction, and assistance in the areas of forage seed systems and feed reserve operations. You will be a member of the technical team executing the Ethiopia Seed Activity (ESA) project, which is sponsored by USAID Feed-the-Future. To promote the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable, you will use Catholic Relief Services (CRS) programme quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and industry best practises. The activity’s technical emphasis will be on enhancing forage seed systems, considering inclusive and sustainable agriculture-led economic development, and increasing resilience among Ethiopian people and systems. The Animal Feed and Nutrition TA will oversee the implementation of the forage seed system and feed reserve-related activities, as well as data collecting and reporting.

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

 

• Help design and execute ESA strategies, standards, tools, and best practises in forage seed systems and feed reserves that successfully involve partners, funders, and government. Assist in ensuring a multi-sectoral strategy that incorporates gender, protection mainstreaming, and catastrophe risk reduction.

 

• Provide cost-benefit analysis of various animal feed scenarios, as well as the possibility of merging grown forages into sustainable animal feed production and processing that increases livestock output.

 

• Oversee and oversee the installation of feed preservation technology in target locations in partnership with commercial and governmental partners.

 

• Encourage public-private partnerships to guarantee the feasibility and sustainability of business models adopted in target areas.

 

• Oversee the creation of model scaling paths via cost-benefit evaluations and long-term collaborations.

 

• Assess, suggest, and encourage policy changes at the national and local levels that bridge the gap between forage seed systems and grown forage animal feed practises.

 

• Lead capacity-building activities for employees and partners in animal feed systems and feed reserve programming by assisting in the development of learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, providing training and workshops, and mentoring and coaching country programme and partner workers.

 

• Contribute to knowledge management and learning by collecting and analysing programme data, reviewing strategic initiatives, aiding with programme impact measurement, documenting and sharing lessons learned and best practises, and conducting research and internal reports.

 

• Develop and maintain ties with major national partners in the forage and animal feed industries.

 

• Attend forage seed system and feed reserve forums to gather and share best practises and promote CRS’ efforts.

 

• Represent programme efforts on national venues like the Ethiopia forage seed consortium.

 

Job Prerequisites

 

Background, Experience, and Requirements:

 

Experience and Education

 

• MSc/BSc degree in agriculture, seed science and technology, crop science, breeding, or other similar discipline, particularly with forage seed industry experience

 

• A minimum of five years relevant work experience in an advising or managerial capacity with escalating responsibilities, preferably with a private sector company, with a minimum of three years working for programmatic interventions in the animal feed and nutrition sector, as well as feed reserve.

 

• Applied technical ideas and concepts in animal feed and nutrition, as well as feed reserve. General understanding of various relevant fields is required to provide an effective cross-sectoral approach.

 

• Business development, project design, and proposal creation experience in forage seed systems and feed reserves, as well as technical writing.

 

• Mentoring, coaching, facilitating, and training experience using adult learning ideas and practises.

 

• Previous programme monitoring and evaluation experience, including the use of data gathering methods and procedures, data analysis, and data presentation.

 

• Networking and relationship-building experience with funders, peer organisations, faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of the ideals of collaboration.

 

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, and knowledge-sharing networks is required.

 

Knowledge, abilities, and skills

 

• Excellent relationship management abilities, including the ability to influence and get buy-in from others while working without direct supervision and in a variety of geographical and cultural situations.

 

• Strong strategic, analytical, problem-solving, and systems thinking abilities, as well as the ability to understand the broad picture and make smart decisions

 

• Excellent written and oral communication abilities

 

• Excellent communication, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching abilities

 

• Be proactive, resourceful, and results-driven.

 

Amharic and English are required languages. Other Ethiopian languages, such as Afaan Oromo, are also included.

 

Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 30% of the time inside the United States.

 

Important Working Relationships:

 

Internal: ESA’s Chief of Party and project technical personnel; Regional Technical Advisors in Agriculture, Youth, Gender, and Market Systems; CRS Ethiopia programme and operations employees; and CRS Ethiopia gender and youth technical advisors.

 

External: Forage specialists from the Alliance for Bioversity and CIAT, national and international partners, public and commercial sector enterprises, and other partners.

 

Agency-wide Competencies (applicable to all CRS employees)

 

Agency competencies define the anticipated behaviours and attitudes of all employees. When they are exhibited, they create an engaging environment, assist employees in doing their best, and assist CRS in meeting agency objectives. These are based on CRS’s purpose, values, and guiding principles and are utilised by all staff members to carry out their duties and accomplish the intended objectives.

 

• Personal Accountability entails accepting responsibility for one’s conduct on a consistent basis.

 

• Acts with Integrity – Consistently demonstrates values that are consistent with CRS Guiding Principles and purpose. Is thought to be truthful.

 

• Establishes and Maintains Trust – Demonstrates consistency between words and deeds.

 

• Collaborates with Others – Effectively works in multicultural and varied teams.

 

• Willing to Learn – Seek out events that may alter one’s viewpoint or give a chance to learn something new.

 

Competencies for Agency Leadership:

 

• Drive Change – Constantly seek ways to enhance the agency by fostering a culture of agility, openness, and creativity.

 

• Develops and Recognises Others – Increases personnel ability to attain their full potential and improves team and agency performance.

 

• Strategic Mindset – Recognises role in interpreting, articulating, and executing agency and team objectives.

 

Disclaimer: This job description is not a full overview of the position’s skills, effort, tasks, and responsibilities.

 

Position 4 Description

 

• Job Description: Programme Manager II – Senior Market Systems Specialist

 

• Band: X

 

• Minimum requirement: one

 

• Programmes are managed by the Department.

 

• Employment Term: Fixed (i.e., till September 30, 2028)

 

• Reports to the Party’s Chief of Party-Ethiopia Seed Activity

 

• Country and location: CRS Ethiopia/Addis Ababa

 

• Deadline for applications: August 29, 2023

 

Job Description:

 

You will give technical advice, direction, and assistance in the development of market systems. You will be a member of the technical team executing the Ethiopia Seed Activity (ESA) project, which is sponsored by USAID Feed-the-Future. To promote the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable, you will use Catholic Relief Services (CRS) programme quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and industry best practises. The activity’s technical focus will concentrate on climate smart crop and forage seed systems, with an emphasis on inclusive and sustainable agriculture-led economic development and increased resilience among Ethiopian people and systems. The Senior Market Systems Specialist will be in charge of market system development as well as private sector engagement-related activity execution, data gathering, and reporting.

 

Your coordination and relationship management abilities will guarantee that the project follows best practises in seed market system development and that it is continually working to improve the effect of its advantages on people we serve.

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

 

• Manage the IBAF (Innovation and Business Acceleration Fund) – assess applications and establish market-based alternatives that include private sector development.

 

• Lead market system development initiatives by providing direct assistance for operations such as crop and forage upgrading, value addition, and marketing.

 

• Promote initiatives and collaborations that increase the connections between crop and forage seed market participants, as well as the forage and livestock value chain. To promote efficiency and sustainability in selected crop and forage seed value chains, this will involve input suppliers, commercial/smallholder farmers, cooperatives, dealers, aggregators, processors, and distributors.

 

• Monitor and support conversations throughout the marketing value chain of selected crop and forage seeds and forage-based products.

 

• Identify and nurture new possibilities to build market relations across the targeted crop and forage value chain.

 

• Collaborate closely with private-sector actors to discover new business models for forage processing, with an emphasis on building new business models to de-risk and co-invest in the development of novel forage feed products to assist animal fattening and selling.

 

• Create and perform market analysis, including RoR (rate of return) and cost-benefit analysis, to encourage private sector participation and evaluate investment returns.

 

• Conduct periodic market systems analyses to gain a better understanding of market actors, including private sector functions, behaviours, incentives, dynamics, and opportunities, and develop pilots and approaches to aid in the establishment and expansion of the private sector in targeted crop and forage chains.

 

• Oversee the execution of high-impact actions to assist selected crops, forage, and livestock market participants in creating work opportunities for children and women throughout the value chain.

 

• Ensure that the project gathers and reacts to current knowledge regarding market system advancements and private sector involvement in targeted crop, forage, and livestock market systems, as well as worldwide best practises for Market System Development.

 

• Identify learning, research, and publishing possibilities in the field of market system development. Encourage the spread of promising practises and lessons gained in order to contribute to the agency’s knowledge management goal.

 

• Provide data to the Technical Director, MEAL Manager, and Chief of Party to help them build evidence-based briefings for the Seed Activity learning agenda.

 

• Train and mentor teams working with him/under him to acquire knowledge and key tools in market systems development and private sector engagement and facilitation approach, as well as work in the field with the goal of increasing their capacities in programme implementation effectiveness.

 

• Form collaborative alliances with consortium partners, sub-grantees, funders, local governments, and other stakeholders.

 

• Coordination of on-the-ground market system development initiatives with CIAT and other partners.

 

Job Prerequisites

 

Background, Experience, and Requirements:

 

Experience and Education

 

• MSc/MA or BA/BSc degree in Business Administration, Economics, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, or other related subjects, with desired seed industry experience.

 

• A minimum of 5 years of work experience in the seed sector for MA/MSc candidates, or a minimum of 8 years of work experience in the seed industry for BA/BSc candidates. Experience with non-profit organisations is desired.

 

• Proven track record of successfully engaging the business sector in agricultural market system development programmes. Experience with USG or other comparable development projects is desired.

 

• In-depth knowledge of market system development techniques and Economic & Markets Development facilitation, including coaching, connection building, communication, entrepreneurialism/business understanding, and inventing

 

• Worked with livestock, agricultural production, and financial market players (public and private) in the sector, as well as institutional stakeholders.

 

• Understanding of participatory analysis, action, and outcome processes.

 

• Proven project management expertise, ideally with USAID funds.

 

· Previous involvement with partner organisations.

 

Knowledge, abilities, and skills

 

• Business-minded, enterprising, adaptable, inquisitive, and results-driven.

 

• Proven experience in facilitating public-private collaborations.

 

• Proven ability to collaborate and coordinate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including national and local government, funders, community-based organisations, and the commercial sector.

 

• Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, as well as the ability to make informed judgements and choices and give new solutions.

 

• Excellent relationship management abilities, including the ability to influence and get buy-in from others while working without direct supervision and in a variety of geographical and cultural situations.

 

• Strong strategic, analytical, problem-solving, and systems thinking abilities, as well as the ability to understand the broad picture and make smart decisions.

 

• Excellent writing and spoken communication skills, facilitation, and networking abilities with a diverse variety of corporate, partner, and non-governmental sector players.

 

• Excellent facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching abilities.

 

• Be proactive, resourceful, solution-focused, and results-driven.

 

• Strong communication, facilitation, and networking abilities with a diverse variety of business, partner, and non-governmental players.

 

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Web Conferencing Applications, and information management systems.

 

Languages necessary -Professional-level written and spoken English ability is necessary.

 

Travel is required, and candidates must be willing and able to travel up to 30% of the time.

 

Important Working Relationships

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: Animal Nutritionist, Seed System Specialist

 

Internal: ESA Chief of Party and project technical staff; Regional Technical Advisors in Agriculture, Youth, Gender, and Market Systems; CRS Ethiopia programme and operations personnel; CRS Ethiopia gender and youth technical advisors; and CRS Ethiopia gender and youth technical advisors.

 

External partners include CIAT Forage Experts and International Technical Experts, ESA Policy and Densification Consultants, national and international partners, public and commercial sector institutions, and other partners.

 

Agency-wide Competencies (applicable to all CRS employees)

 

Agency competencies define the anticipated behaviours and attitudes of all employees. When they are exhibited, they create an engaging environment, assist employees in doing their best, and assist CRS in meeting agency objectives. These are based on CRS’s purpose, values, and guiding principles and are utilised by all staff members to carry out their duties and accomplish the intended objectives.

 

• Personal Accountability entails accepting responsibility for one’s conduct on a consistent basis.

 

• Acts with Integrity – Consistently demonstrates values that are consistent with CRS Guiding Principles and purpose. Is thought to be truthful.

 

• Establishes and Maintains Trust – Demonstrates consistency between words and deeds.

 

• Collaborates with Others – Effectively works in multicultural and varied teams.

 

• Willing to Learn – Seek out events that may alter one’s viewpoint or give a chance to learn something new.

 

Competencies for Agency Leadership:

 

• Drive Change – Constantly seek ways to enhance the agency by fostering a culture of agility, openness, and creativity.

 

• Develops and Recognises Others – Increases personnel ability to attain their full potential and improves team and agency performance.

 

• Strategic Mindset – Recognises role in interpreting, articulating, and executing agency and team objectives.

 

Disclaimer: This job description is not a full overview of the position’s skills, effort, tasks, and responsibilities.

 

How to Apply

Fill out the application form at HERE  and attach your most recent CV before the application deadline of August 29, 2023. Only if you are chosen for a written exam/interview will you be notified. Phone solicitations will be refused. These positions are solely available to Ethiopian citizens.

  • CRS expects its employees to treat everyone with decency and respect, as well as to aggressively avoid harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking.
  • Qualified women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply
  • CRS is a non-discriminatory employer.

 

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