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Senior Advisor Community based Intervention / Re-advert Full-time Job

2023-02-02 23:29   Social science and community   Addis Ababa   71 views
Job Details

Job Requirements



  • 12 years of relevant progressive experience, out of which 5 years in senior leadership positions, including significant field operations experience in implementing multi-sector programs
  • Master's degree in development or other social sciences or equivalent
  • Experience in complex emergency responses and fragile states; prior experience working in conflict settings
  • Robust experience in NGO emergency program cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organisation structure
  • Experience in international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in emergency management
  • Familiar with effective financial and budgetary control and managing grants from major institutional donors
  • Experience with key humanitarian donors including ECHO, DFID and BHA
  • Solid project management skills related to organizational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
  • Excellent problem-solving capacities; ability to collaborate with others to find solutions
  • Experience of managing and developing a team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others; understanding of capacity-building approaches, coaching, and mentoring
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Flexibility and the ability to effectively adjust expectations to on-the-ground realities, while adhering to humanitarian principles and standards.
  • A high level of resilience, willingness to travel frequently to field locations
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches


  • Experience of working within a complex, high risk environment; previous security management experience and previously completed Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) training an advantage
  • Working knowledge of the program priorities of the Ethiopia Program which include Health & Nutrition, Food Security & Livelihoods, Education, Child Protection, and WASH.
  • Previous experience in Ethiopia or East African countries.

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures


How to Apply

How to Apply

-Interested applicants who meet the MINIMUM requirements should apply using the below link: 



Feb 7, 2023


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Save the Children