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Emergency Agriculture Project Coordinator Full-time Job

2023-01-27 23:04   agriculture   Debark’   115 views
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Job Description

FH Ethiopia is a non-governmental organization engaged in relief and development activities. At FH, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call the “The Heartbeat”. This includes our Values, Vision and Purpose, which serve as the explanation of who we are and how we work as organization. Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty. FH Ethiopia would like to invite potential internal and external candidates to apply for the following position: 

Position:                                      Emergency Agriculture Project Coordinator 

Duty Station:                             Debark_North Gondar

Duration of Contract:              Temporary (February 2023 to December 2023)

Salary:                                         As per the salary scale of the organization

Closing date:                              February 06, 2023

 Job Summary

The job owner will work closely with Woreda Agriculture offices and FHE Debark AP office. His/her role will be facilitating seed, fertilizer and cash provision to targeted beneficiaries, and monitoring the progress of the project in the two Woredas where he/she gives oversight and reports to the FHE Debark AP Manager. He/she also coordinates and arrange field visits with focal persons from respective Woreda Agriculture Office to evaluate the performance of the inputs distributed and follow up the crop planted performance every time up to harvest in approved scheduled manner.

Principal Responsibilities

Key Result #1: Program Planning

1.     The candidate is expected to provide technical as well as administrative support for the OCHA funded project.

2.     He/she will serve as a field focal person for the project in the two woredas by supervising, monitoring and working closely with input distributors, the crop specialists and DAs of the two woreda Agriculture office and North Gondar zone.

3.     To provide technical support for farmers, DAs and fellow farmers

4.     Facilitate the joint monitoring and supervision visits and post distribution surveys as required.

Key Result # 2: Project Management

1.     The candidate is expected to provide technical as well as administrative support for the agriculture project at field level.

2.     Facilitate and support proper financial management and utilization of the project fund is properly and timely used and reported on monthly basis in close cooperation of the AP finance officer.

3.     Conduct supportive supervision and report on the implementation status of the project as required.

4.     To work with woreda office of agriculture staff to provide technical support and monitor crop performance in the two woredas.

5.     Reports immediately any fast onset hazard encountered in the project implementation woredas in relation to crops planted or on the life /health issues of project clients.


6.     Ensure or maintain sound relationships with Government Partner offices at all levels.

Key Result #3: Monitoring & Evaluation

1.         Prepare monthly monitoring plan, progress report, statistics report

2.     To monitor document processes, successes, challenges and lessons learnt in the implementation of the project in the woredas level.

3.     Submit monthly, quarterly, and final report of the project.

4.     Attend monthly, quarterly woredas level performance review meetings, and present the findings of the project.


5.     Conduct supportive supervision and report implementation status of the project as required.

Safeguarding Policy

FH strives to provide an environment free from sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat and safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

Gender Responsibility

        Be aware of the stereotypes about women’s and men’s capacities, and discuss how they influence staff, in assigning responsibility, and in managing resources at unit and organization level.

        Be able to describe how gender issues relate to one’s job responsibilities and how gender equity can be promoted through the execution of those responsibilities.

        Be familiar with the local Gender Focal Point(s), and go to her/him to learn more about gender issues, or when there is a gender grievance or harassment issue to resolve

        Within each project and department, discuss FH’s Gender & Diversity and Sexual Harassment and sexual exploitation Policies, so that all staff are conversant with them.

        Refrain from any comments or gestures that indicate prejudicial views of female staff, especially female supervisors.

        In each Project and Head Office, ask women staff what changes would make it more “gender-friendly”, organization  and implement the recommendations.

Safety & Security Responsibility

        Each FHE staff member should adhere to all pertinent policies concerning safety and security policy of FH. Lapses in safe conduct can jeopardize the health and welfare of all staff.

        Every FHE staff member has an obligation to learn and understand the security situation where they are located.

        Each FHE staff member should adhere to all pertinent policies concerning safety and security.  This includes, but not limited to, personal safety, road safety, etc.

        He/she has a responsibility to become familiar to social, cultural and other associated features of their duty stations;

        Abstains from inappropriate or offensive behavior that can put FHE in a difficult position, impair operations, and jeopardize the health and welfare of all staff of FHE.


        All FHE staff should promote safe conducts and exercise caution in all work activities; staff should be accountable for their own personal and professional actions and conduct.


Job Requirements

 Job Level Specifications

        Full agreement with FH’s Christian foundation and beliefs as expressed in The Heartbeat: our Values, Vision, and Purpose.

        Experience in Emergency seed support projects.

        Experience of working with zonal and woreda government stakeholders

        NGO experience is a plus.

        Experience in working in the respective woreda or zonal level where he/she is applying.

        Good experience and skill in computers (Microsoft word, powerpoint and excel) and internet utilization.

        Good presentation and interpersonal skills.

        Effective team working skills


        At least 3 years working experience for MSC  and 5 years for BSc.


        MSs/BSc in Plant Since or related Agriculture and Food Security field

Distinguishing Competencies

      Sound character, honest, trustworthy, hardworking and dependable;

       Good communication skills and a teachable spirit


        Proficiency in English language and local language of the woredas where he/she will be assigned



How to Apply

Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Competent candidates can submit ONLY their application and CV to: recruitment_fhe@fh.org 

Candidates MUST refer the position title “Emergency Agriculture Project Coordinator” on the subject line of their email and applications.



Feb 6, 2023



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FH Ethiopia