NGO Job Vacancy in Ethiopia 2024

NGO Job Vacancy in Ethiopia 2024 


An international NGO with headquarters in Denmark, DCA seeks to enhance the welfare of Ethiopians living in rural and semi-urban areas. In the Oromia, Amhara, Afar, and Gambella regions—regions that are vulnerable to disasters—their programme aims to combat inequality, save lives, and foster resilience.

Dan Church Aid is seeking qualified and motivated applicants for the following roles.

First Position: Coordinator of Consortium Project Goal:

Overseeing the Danida-funded DCA-DRC Addressing impacts of climate change and displacement and promoting preparedness and early action at the Horn of Africa consortium project operations in the targeted area, the position reports directly to the Head of Programme. It also maintains partnership relationships with the consortium partners at all levels.  In addition to conducting recurring monitoring visits to project sites, the consortium coordinator will offer technical support and direction to DCA direct implementations as well as consortium partner organizations implementing in the project areas.

Goal: The consortium coordinator will be in charge of creating and upholding a cohesive vision among consortium members and will be held accountable for meeting project deadlines, budget constraints, and alignments while also guaranteeing cost-effectiveness.

Engagement: Oversee the overall financial resource management of the project with assistance from consortium partners and relevant DCA departments.

  • Ensure prompt and high-quality implementation of all DCA and consortium partner projects within the operational area by overseeing them.
  • Oversee the project’s programmatic, logistical, and financial management, identifying risks and challenges to guarantee donor compliance with regard to project deliverables and eligibility requirements.
  • Compile a high-quality, timely report on the status of the project on a quarterly, biannual, and annual basis.
  • Prepare and send the finance department’s monthly cash forecast.
  • Examine and accept financial documents in accordance with the delegation of authority, if relevant.
  • When appropriate, coordinate the distribution of project plans and reports to the appropriate government offices at the appropriate levels.
  • Participate regularly on behalf of DCA in coordination meetings pertaining to his/her project, which are organized by other actors.
  • Ensure solid collaboration with signatory offices across all tiers.
  • Together with government offices and consortium partners, carry out a joint monitoring exercise. Keep track of learnings, action items, and follow-ups after the monitoring.
  • Delivery: Assist DCA consortium partners and field officers with capacity building and technical assistance.
  • In charge of overseeing collaboration with pertinent governmental entities at every tier as well as additional development and humanitarian entities.
  • Ensure that all project activities carried out by DCA and consortium members align with the established goal.
  • Date of Vacancy: December 25, 2023
  • One is the necessary number.
  • Contract Type: Two-Year with Possible Extension
  • Answering to: Programme Head
  • Date of Expected Start: As soon as feasible
  • Deadline to Apply: January 3, 2024
  • Workplace Prerequisites


  • A five-year Master of Science (MSC) or an eight-year Bachelor of Science (BSC) with a background in Development Studies, Agriculture, Disaster Risk Management, Economics, and related fields of study
  • Having extensive experience managing consortiums in community contexts affected by climate change, as well as disaster risk reduction and anticipatory actions, livelihood, and agriculture
  • Excellent understanding of emergency recovery interventions, humanitarian operations, and Ethiopian development. Proficiency in SPHERE and other humanitarian protocols and standards.
  • Working experience with international non-governmental organisations and/or humanitarian agencies.
  • Superb organisational and communication abilities; capacity to work both individually and in a project team.
  • Outstanding technical proficiency in requirements evaluation, analysis, oversight, documentation, and demonstration
  • Strong English report writing abilities and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook software
  • Having knowledge about managing a project funded by Danida adds value.

Place of work: Addis Ababa

Role 2: Field Officer

Principal Duties: Implementing the project and reporting

  • Create the project’s detailed implementation plan (DIP) and review it on a regular basis.
  • Make sure that the activities related to addressing the effects of climate change and displacement, as well as promoting preparedness and early action at the Horn of Africa, are carried out in compliance with the operational plan and the necessary standards at DCA Afar, zone two Berhale district.
  • Take part in the creation of precise beneficiary targeting criteria, make sure the target beneficiaries understand them, get feedback, and act accordingly in coordination with the Afar area office team.
  • Regularly participate in the area’s need assessment and share the results with the country office’s programme team and the field office as needed.
  • Regularly offer technical assistance to local government and community facilitators in the designated areas.
  • Together with the MEAL officer/coordinator and the other project team members, create distinct quality reports on the following topics: baseline survey, post-distribution monitoring, end-line survey, training, joint monitoring and review meetings with line government counterparts, and project launching workshop.
  • As required by the donor, create a standard project progress/impact level and share it with the field office on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, interim, and annual basis, adhering to the quality and timeline requirements.
  • Make routine visits to project sites/kebeles for monitoring purposes and offer beneficiaries technical support.
  • Arrange and lead different training sessions and capacity-building exercises on emergency response activities for beneficiaries, community organisations, and pertinent government offices.
  • Gather best practices, case studies, and human interest stories related to humanitarian response and resilience building interventions for reporting and promotional purposes. Support knowledge management in this area.
  • Make sure all pertinent parties, such as target communities and line government offices, are actively involved in the project’s planning and execution.
  • Make sure that the monthly activities are carried out in compliance with the project plan, targeting the appropriate beneficiaries, and sharing the results with the CO team and DCA Bale field office.
  • Consistently registering for compliance using the DCA compliance registration matrix and filing reports for field offices
  • Create and distribute a weekly work schedule to the facilitators of community development.
  • Oversee community development facilitators directly.
  • Coordination and representation
  • Participate in regular district-level technical meetings on development and humanitarian response.
  • In Woreda and kebele level meetings with beneficiaries and beneficiary representatives, as well as with stakeholders, duly represent DCA in humanitarian and resilience building efforts.
  • Make sure that all partners in the intervention area, including the beneficiaries committee and the local government, have positive working relationships.
  • Develop and nurture a culture of teamwork among the DCA team and other collaborators across all tiers of the workplace.
  • The DCA Ethiopia Office seeks a capable Field Officer.
  • Number of Vacancy: DCA-Eth/VA-054/2023
  • Date of Vacancy: December 29, 2023
  • Number that must be entered: One
  • Contract Type: Two-Year with Possible Extension
  • Reporting to: Semera-based project coordinator for food security and livelihood
  • Anticipated Commencement Date: Whenever feasible

Deadline to Apply: January 07, 2024

  • A minimum of a first degree in agriculture, development studies, or a related field is required.
  • Over four years of experience in the field as a supervisor
  • Excellent understanding of the agropastoral lifestyle and climate adaptation practices in Ethiopia, with a focus on the low-lying Oromia regions.
  • Working knowledge of INGOs and humanitarian organisations
  • Superb organisational and communication abilities, discretion and wisdom, and the capacity to function both individually and collaboratively.
  • Strong report writing abilities along with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • It is beneficial to have knowledge of the local language and operational context.
  • Workplace: Afar zone, Berhale town

Officer of Finance and Administration, position three

Goal: Working with programme staff, they create draft budgets for field office operating expenses and take part in project budget creation, budget reviews, and providing technical assistance as required.

  • In conjunction with the HO Finance and HR unit, make sure that all finance and HR operations run smoothly at the field office level.
  • Serve as the main contact and adjudicator for all staff relations and HR-related grievances within the nation.


  • Create a monthly budget and present it to the field office management and programme responsible person.
  • Manage all administrative, HR, and accounting tasks in the field office.
  • Create draft reports on government finances on a quarterly basis and send them to the CO finance officer for approval.
  • Examine the committee’s minutes and financial records prior to making any local payments.
  • Control and document the movement of vehicles and fuel consumption.
  • Keep stock control cards and the fixed asset register up to date for specific inventory items.
  • Monitor the execution of audit conclusions and suggestions from both internal and external auditors that fall within their purview.
  • Maintain meticulous records of all leases, contracts, and associated agreements.
  • Preparing a monthly reconciliation under the engagement and entering financial transactions into the system.


  • Make sure that all administrative, fleet management, HR, and finance tasks are completed quickly and effectively.
  • Make sure the field office’s finance and HR departments adhere to donor requirements, labour laws, and DCA policy.
  • Date of Vacancy: December 29, 2023
  • Officer of Finance and Administration
  • Number that must be entered: One
  • Contract Type: Two-Year with Possible Extension
  • Duty Station: Berhale Town, Zone 2, Afar Region
  • Answering to: Coordinator of Finance and Administration
  • Anticipated Commencement Date: Whenever feasible
  • Pay Scale: Based on the DCA Salary Scale


  • Accounting, finance, or a similar degree is required. Two years of experience are required for an MBA, ACCA, or CPA, and four years for a BA degree.
  • Technical as well as additional skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to offer assistance to colleagues and managers in both financial and nonfinancial domains.
  • Good knowledge of Ethiopian laws pertaining to labour, pensions, taxes, civil society, and financial reporting requirements
  • Proficiency in using accounting software
  • The ability to interpret financial reports and analyse investment options analytically
  • Capacity to estimate, forecast, and arrange financial resources
  • The capacity to meet deadlines while having strong prioritisation and time management abilities. Effective verbal and written communication and reporting abilities.
  • Zone 2 Berhale Town, Afar is the workplace.

Closes on January 8, 2024

How to Apply

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