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Program Manager II (Market Systems/ Value Chain Specialist) Full-time Job

2023-02-08 11:41   Economics   Addis Ababa   117 views
Job Details

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Master's Degree, or equivalent, in Agricultural Economics/Agriculture, Marketing, Economics or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience with USG or other similar development projects focusing on value chain or market systems development, including improving financial services for the poor, with an understanding of the Ethiopian context
  • Experience in managing moderately complex projects, preferably with an international NGO.

 Required Languages– Professional level proficiency in written and spoken English is required.

 Travel- Must be willing and able to travel up to 30% of time.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work and coordinate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders, including national and local government, donors, community-based organizations, and the private sector.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to make sound judgment and decisions and offer innovative solutions.
  • Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Good experience in project management, preferably for grants from multiple public donors, including USAID.
  • Experience engaging with partner organizations.
  • MEAL skills and experience required.
  • Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Supervisory Responsibilities (if none, state none): Project Managers and/or Technical Advisors

 Key Working Relationships:

Internal: Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, Project Support Officer, Regional/Senior Technical Advisors, Country Program Technical Leads

External: Implementing Partners, Government Technical Staff

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship

Disclaimer:  This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 ***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.


How to Apply

You should fill the application form through this link: https://form.jotform.com/230362971799570 and attach your up-to-date CV on / before the application deadline February 10, 2023. You will be contacted only if selected for written exam/interview. Phone solicitations will not be accepted. These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only.

CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. 

 ** Qualified women and Persons with Disabilities are highly encouraged to apply**

CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


Feb 10, 2023


Company Description
Catholic Relief Services - CRS