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Sales Executive Job at Radisson Blu Hotel

Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa which is centrally located in Kazanchis Business District adjacent to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa conference hall (UNECA-AA) and just eight kilometres from Bole International Airport would like to announce the Sales Executive open position.

Competencies required:

  • Experience in dealing with government and non-government organizations regarding sales
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A minimum of three years’ relevant work experience in service industry with strong understanding and Knowledge of the hotel sales process
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Well organised  and result oriented
  •  Ability to negotiate and influence
  • A good team player
  • Self-starter and Punctual

Qualification and Experience:

  • Degree from accredited University, preferably in Sales & Marketing/Marketing Management/ Business Management.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a sales person or sales executive  in a four or five star hotel
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Computer literate
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Insurance Job Vacancy Ethiopia Lucy Insurance

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Insurance Job Vacancy Ethiopia

Lucy Insurance S.C. would like to hire qualified and competent applicants for the following positions.

Operation Clerk/ Filling Clerk

College Diploma/ TVET-Level 4 or TVET Level 3 in Management or Banking and insurance |  0/2 years of related experience | Computer Literate | Terms of Employment: Permanent up on successful completion of probation period | Place of work: Addis Ababa

General Service Clerk

College Diploma/ TVET-Level 4 or TVET Level 3 in Management or Purchasing and Supply Management or Banking and insurance | 0/2 years of related experience | Computer Literate | Terms of Employment: Permanent up on successful completion of probation period | Place of work: Addis Ababa

Office Administrator/Cashier II

College Diploma/ TVET-Level 4 or TVET Level 3 in secretarial science or Accounting or ICT or directly related field of study | 2/4 years of experience as cashier or directly related experience | Computer Literate | Terms of Employment: Permanent up on successful completion of probation period | Place of work: Addis Ababa

Claims Officer I

First Degree in Management, Accounting, Economics and/or directly related field of study | 1 year of experience in Insurance Operation and/or directly related experience | Computer Literate | Terms of Employment: Permanent up on successful completion of probation period | Place of work: Addis Ababa

Underwriting Officer I 

First Degree in Management, Accounting and/or directly related field of study |  1 year of experience in Insurance Operation and/or directly related experience | Computer Literate | Terms of Employment: Permanent up on successful completion of probation period | Place of work: Addis Ababa

Senior Underwriting Officer

First Degree in Management, Accounting and/or directly related field of study |  5 years of experience in Insurance Operation and/or directly related experience | Computer Literate | Terms of Employment: Permanent up on successful completion of probation period | Place of work: Addis Ababa

Manager, Branch II

First Degree in Management, Accounting and/or directly related field of study | 6 years of experience in Insurance Operation and/or directly related experience | Computer Literate | Terms of Employment: Permanent up on successful completion of probation period | Place of work: Addis Ababa

Manager, Head Office Branch

First Degree in Management, Accounting and/or directly related field of study | 8 years of experience in Insurance Operation and/or directly related experience | Computer Literate | Terms of Employment: Permanent up on successful completion of probation period | Place of work: Addis Ababa

Motorist – Insurance Job Vacancy Ethiopia

High school complete with relevant driving license | 2 years as motorist | Computer Literate | Terms of Employment: Permanent up on successful completion of probation period | Place of work: Addis Ababa

Senior Underwriting officer

First Degree in Management, Accounting or directly related field of study | Computer literate  | 5 years in insurance operation and/or directly related experience.

Senior Claims Officer

First Degree in Management, Accounting or directly related field of study | Computer literate | 5 years in insurance operation and/or directly related experience.

Senior Marketing Officer

First Degree in Marketing, Management or directly related field of study | Computer literate | 5 years of Experience in Marketing, Sales or directly related experience.

Senior Re-insurance Officer

First Degree in Management, Accounting or directly related field of study | Computer literate | 5 years in Re-insurance operation and/or directly related experience.

How to Apply:

Deadline: April 23,2018

Submit your application letter, CV and copies of credentials to HR and Logistics Management Division located at Mujib Tower 6th floor in front of Total Gas Station (Beklobet, neat Temenja Yaj Branch of CBE) – Insurance Job Vacancy Ethiopia.

HR & Logistics Management Division | Tel: 011-470-33-61

Email: Iucyinsceo@ethionet.et

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US Embassy Vacancy – Housing Assistant

US Embassy Vacancy – Housing Assistant

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

 

  1. SOLICITATION NO. 72066318B00001
  2. ISSUANCE DATE: April 12, 2018
  3. CLOSING DATE/TIME: April 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm, Ethiopia local Time
  4. POSITION TITLE: Housing Assistant
  5. MARKET VALUE: $35,359 – $45,970 equivalent to GS-7. The final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value based on the successful candidate’s salary history, work experience, and educational background. Salaries over and above the top of the pay range will not be entertained or negotiated. Please note that U.S. resident-hire PSCs are not eligible for any fringe benefits (except contributions for FICA, health insurance, and life insurance), including differentials and allowances. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value based upon the candidate’s past salary, work history, and educational background.
  6. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: One year, with possibility for extension with four year option to extend. Extensions will be contingent on satisfactory performance, continued need for the services and availability of funds. No PSC contract may exceed a five year period of performance.
  7. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: USAID/Ethiopia,  Addis Ababa
  8. SECURITY LEVEL REQUIRED: Facility Access. The final selected candidates must obtain an Employment Authorization and medical clearances within a reasonable period of time (USAID will provide details regarding these clearances to the selected candidate). If such clearances are not obtained within a reasonable time or negative suitability issues are involved, any offer made may be rescinded.

Per AIDAR Appendix D, 1 (5), Resident Hire” means a U.S. citizen who, at the time of hire as a PSC, resides in the cooperating coutry:

  • A spouse of a U.S. citizen employed: (A) by a U.S. government agency; or (B) under any U.S. government-financed contract or agreement; or (C) under any other contract or agreement that provides for repatriation to the United States; or
  • for reasons other than employment: (A) with a U.S. government agency; or (B) under any U.S. government

financed contract or agreements; or (C) under any other contract or employment arrangment that provides

  1. STATEMENT OF DUTIES

 

  1. General Statement of Purpose of the Contract

The incumbent(s) coordinate the preparation of residential units for occupancy for all Mission agencies. Post’s short-term leased (STL) residential inventory exceeds 140 units, requiring close coordination and strong working relations with Facilities Maintenance, Security, and Information Management (IMO), the warehouse section, the housing coordinator and the S/GSO in make-ready preparations of housing units for newly arriving personnel..

  1. Statement of Duties to be Performed

Housing Coordination (90%)

  1. In close cooperation with Facilities Maintenance, Security, IMO, Warehouse, and the Housing Assistant(s) initiate all residential make-ready preparations carried out by Embassy staff and contractors, to include work required during make-ready. Monitors progress thru weekly meetings.
  2. The incumbent(s) work closely with property owners to ensure upgrades are carried out as negotiated by the GSO Realty Assistant.
  3. The incumbent(s) coordinate landlord work to avoid conflict with Embassy staff’s make-ready tasks.
  4. The incumbent(s) oversee the installation of furniture, carpets, curtains/drapes, and appliances, and the physical arrangement of all issued property to the residence by Embassy warehouse staff. This requires close coordination with Facilities Maintenance, Security, IMO, and contractor make-ready crews to ensure immediate follow-on work without lost or overlapped days.
  5. The incumbent(s) check all appliances and facilities to ensure they work properly: e.g. bathroom fixtures, lamps and light fixtures; refrigerator, etc.
  6. The incumbent(s) advise the S/GSO of any potential problem areas, such as when make ready progress begins to slip behind schedule, of any matters that could possibly jeopardize meeting scheduled deadlines, and of any noticed or suspected problems and/or irregularities.
  7. The incumbent(s) schedule final walk-through (preferably with sponsor) prior to every new occupant’s arrival.
  8. With Facilities, Property and Housing, the incumbent(s) visit each employee’s residence prior to final departure from post, noting any damage and abnormal wear and tear to housing unit ( walls, floors, gardens, fences, etc.), and reports findings to the S/GSO and the Housing Coordinator.
  9. Re-measure each residential house unit to provide updated information for RPA to include; gross square meters, net square meters and gross square meters for the staff quarters, where applicable.
  10. Responsible for reviewing all invoices submitted by contractors for residential cleaning and new drapes; the procurement requests are submitted by the Housing COR.
  11. Works closely with the Realty clerks to maintain the make-ready schedule and to keep the necessary sections informed of changes.
  12. Update RPA, Real Property Application with new housing assignments. Responsible for safe handling of PII.
  13. Will serve as Team Leader for make-readies of all residential units.
  14. Advises S/GSO and Housing Coordinator of any potential problem areas with make-readies, whether landlord, contractor, schedule problems, etc. Advises A/GSO of any problems related to non-expendable property in the residences.
  15. Recommends upgrades on currently leased homes.
  16. Will have direct contact with contracting service companies such as cleaning and drapes companies along with maintenance contractors.
  17. Must have good working knowledge of the FAM/FAH, Post Housing Handbook, housing regulations and standards.
  18. Engaged in overlapping tasks especially during the transfer season.
  19. Interacting with landlords and contractors to ensure they carry out necessary repairs/maintenance accordingly.
  20. Communicating unpleasant information to customers.

Back-Up GSO Housing Coordinator (10%)

Cover the duties and responsibilities of the Housing Coordinator in his/her absence.

                Supervisory Relationship

No supervision responsibilities are anticipated for long term permanent employees.

      Supervisory Controls

The incumbent(s) will report to USAID/Ethiopia Deputy Executive Officer.

  1. AREA OF CONSIDERATION: U.S. citizens or resident aliens
  2. PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.

  1. POINT OF CONTACT: Shelby Hunt, S/EXO, and/or Fekadu Tamirate, HR Specialist, email at addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov.
  1. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

EDUCATION (10 POINTS) Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration, Financial Management or relevant field.

WORK EXPERIENCE (30 Points): At least three to five years of progressively responsible experience in administrative support services.

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY (10 points): Native English (reading, writing and speaking) at the full professional level.  Candidate must have the ability to present analysis and recommendations in clear written and oral format.

KNOWLEDGE (25 Points): Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, prioritize numerous competing interests, coordinate multiple tasks and changing requirements in a varied and fast-paced environment is essential.  Technical knowledge (housing standards, facilities and/or security experience) a plus, but not required on job entry.

ABLITIES AND SKILLS (25 Points): Intermediate working knowledge of MS Office Suite (particularly Outlook, Word and Excel) required.  Good customer-service skills and attention to detail is mandatory.  Ability to tactfully interact in person, by email, and by phone.  Grade 2 Ethiopian driver’s license or the ability to get one is required.

  • EVALUATION AND SELECTION FACTORS

To be considered for this position, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications.  For those who do, further consideration and selection will be based on panel assessment of the Selection Criteria, also listed below.  Applicants are required to address each of the Selection Criteria on a separate sheet, describing specifically and accurately what experience, training, education, and/or awards or recognition they have received relevant to each criteria described below, and any related considerations.  Be sure to include your name and the solicitation number at the top of each additional page.

Selection will be based on the following criteria (Maximum of 100 Points Available):

Education 10 point

Work Experience 30 points

Language Proficiency 10 points

Knowledge 25 points

Abilities and Skills 25 points

  1. APPLYING

Applicants must provide at least three references with current contact information, preferably both an e-mail address and a telephone number.  (The Selection Committee will conduct reference checks of the highest ranked applicants). References will be asked to complete a questionnaire that assesses the applicant’s technical knowledge, work performance, communication skills, and group dynamics, using the above specific criteria. The references will be asked to provide a general assessment of the applicant’s suitability for the position.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure submitted references are available to provide a written or verbal reference in a timely manner.

All applicants must complete the attached Application for Employment (AID 302-3) and submit a cover letter outlining their relevant qualification and experience for the position.

Only applicants who meet or exceed the stated position requirements will be considered.  All applicants must have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration (please make sure to submit all documentation that certify your eligibility to work in the country).

For your application to be considered, the following documents must be submitted:-

  1. Letter of application/cover letter.
  2. Eligible offerors are required to submit completed and signed form AID 302-3, “Offeror Information for Personal Services Contracts,” available at http://www.usaid.gov/forms.
  3. Current resume/CV.
  4. Offers must be received by the closing date and time specified in Section I, item 3, and submitted to the Point of Contact in Section I, item 12.
  5. To ensure consideration of offers for the intended position, Offerors must prominently reference the Solicitation number in the offer
  6. Application must be submitted ONLY via addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov and the email subject must say –: 72066318B00001 Housing Assistant
  7. Please submit the application only once; and
  8. Work and/or residency permits must be submitted
  9. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered; the application must be submitted before or on the closing date at local Ethiopian time 5 p.m.
  1. LIST OF REQUIRED FORMS FOR PSC HIRES

Once the CO informs the successful Offeror about being selected for a contract award, the CO will provide the successful Offeror instructions about how to complete and submit the following forms.

  1. Medical History and Examination Form (Department of State Forms)
  2. Questionnaire for Sensitive Positions for National Security (SF-86), or
  3. Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions (SF-85)
  4. Finger Print Card (FD-258)
  1. BENEFITS/ALLOWANCES

As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized the following benefits and allowances:

  1. BENEFITS:
  • Employer’s FICA Contribution
  • Contribution toward Health & Life Insurance
  1. ALLOWANCES:

Section numbers refer to rules from the Department of State Standardized Regulations (Government Civilians Foreign Areas)

U.S. resident-hire PSCs are not eligible for any fringe benefits (except contributions for FICA, health insurance, and life insurance), including differentials and allowances.

  • TAXES

USPSCs are required to pay Federal income taxes, FICA, Medicare and applicable State Income taxes.

  • USAID REGULATIONS, POLICIES AND CONTRACT CLAUSES PERTAINING TO PSCs

USAID regulations and policies governing USPSC awards are available at these sources:

  1. USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix D, “Direct USAID Contracts with a S. Citizen or a U.S. Resident Alien for Personal Services Abroad,” including contract clause “General Provisions,” available at https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/aidar_0.pdf .
  2. Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at https://www.usaid.gov/forms.
  3. Acquisition and Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/aapds-cibs .
  4. Ethical Conduct. By the acceptance of a USAID personal services contract as an individual, the contractor will be acknowledging receipt of the “Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch,” available from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, in accordance with General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635. See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations .

END OF SOLICITATION

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission in Ethiopia provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. USAID/Ethiopia also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

  • Please complete this application cover form here and send with your application.

UNOPS Jobs | Vacancy – Programme Management Office Team Leader

UNOPS Jobs | Vacancy – Programme Management Office Team Leader

Job categories – Project Management

Vacancy code – VA/2018/B5308/15134

Department/office – AFR, ETOH, Ethiopia

Duty station – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Contract type – Local ICA Specialist

Contract level – LICA Specialist-10

Duration 12 months – for Roster purpose

Application period 28-Mar-2018 to 23-Apr-2018

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations.

With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.

A flexible structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners’ needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale.

1. Development and planning Provides appropriate levels of programmatic man…

1. Development and planning

Provides appropriate levels of programmatic management and administrative support to the OH PMO TL and Head of Programme regarding all ongoing project activities, while maintaining and implementing appropriate standards and best practices in line with UNOPS policies and procedures.
Directly contribute to strategic oversight, advice and direction on programme and project management activities in line with service agreements and project documents.
Ensure proper development, implementation and, as and when appropriate, amendments, of project budgets and staffing resources, ensuring synergies across the Ethiopia Office.
Develops and establishes resource tracking systems for use within the PMO, complementary to UNOPS’ online tools, to ensure effective planning, forecasting and tracking of delivery across the office.
Identifies, and anticipates in a timely manner, potential risks and issues and advises mitigating measures to the OH Head of Programme.
Provide expertise for start-up of programmes or projects, planning and closing projects, conducting regular health checks;

2. Set-up and closure

Facilitate the development of high-level programme/project plans, including the collation of lower-level plans into programme/project-level milestones.

Develop, track and maintain dependencies.
Liaise closely and support the OH Head of Support Services in all operations, finance and assets management issues.
For project closure purposes, acts as (or nominates and supervises) a focal point between the office and donors throughout the process.
Oversee and coordinate all project closure activities, ensuring appropriate disposal of project assets, timely and effective final (operational) reporting, initiation of financial disbursements as appropriate during Defects Liability Periods, updating of information on the OneUNOPS and effective handover of closed projects to UNOPS HQ for financial closure processes.

3. Monitoring and reporting

Prepare and issues regular project reports in accordance with donor guidelines for reporting.
Regularly review project status, evaluating performance criteria (scope, cost, schedule and quality).
Maintain diaries and progress reports as required by UNOPS standard procedures.
Identify and anticipates in a timely manner, potential risks and issues specific to delivery forecasts, and advises mitigating measures to the OH PMO TL and Head of Programme.
Provide routine oversight and analysis of delivery data within the dashboard system, using OneUNOPS as required.
Perform routine maintenance and implementation of effective monitoring and evaluation systems of programme and project activities, in line with logical frameworks.
Within the context of monitoring and evaluation, ensure all projects submit and regularly update specific milestones and targets for the duration of projects’ life-cycles, and tracks progress, or otherwise, against such information.
Provide editorial support to programmes and projects, ensuring effective and timely dissemination of reports, in line with project documentation and clients’ expectations.
Provide the OH Head of Support Services and Finance Officer with necessary project analysis reports and information to support areas relevant to the project management team (i.e. Resource requirements of projects, Locally Managed Direct Costs projections, etc.).
Coordinate and oversee the implementation of requests or initiatives relevant to project management from the Regional Office, IPAS, and HQ Teams, as required.

4. Stakeholder engagement

Supports development of stakeholder profiles and facilitate the formulation of stakeholder engagement strategies.
Enable the formulation of programme and project communications plans.
Facilitate stakeholder engagement and communication, ensuring effective timing and inter-dependency management of communications across programmes and projects.
Ensure coordination of internal programme/project communications.
Monitor the effectiveness of programme/project communications.

5. Quality assurance

Support OH Head of Support Services, and work with internal audit and finance to ensure the programme complies with audit requirements.
Work with procurement personnel to ensure effective interface with suppliers’ quality systems.
Ensure compliance with UNOPS defined standards for programme/project management.
Coordinate quality reviews of programme/project documents and deliverables.
Provide quality control for management products (project documents, reports, etc.).
Represent the OH PMO TL and Head of Programme in supporting key stakeholders to continuously identify and improve operational processes relevant to project implementation.
Ensures that programme team have an up to date understanding of the UNOPS Legislative Framework and ETOH procedures, as it pertains to their roles as PMO Team members.
Standardize and introduce economies of repetition in the execution of projects;
Ensure risk registers and issue logs are maintained within all projects; all projects go through a quarterly end stage review, or equivalent; All projects report on time and in accordance with legal agreements; Projects document Centre (PDCs) and share drive are regularly updated and maintained as appropriate;

6. Knowledge management and innovation

Act as a focal point for the office maturity enhancement initiatives, using the P3M3 as a baseline. Develop and implement standard procedures and work flows to improve quality and effectiveness of projects, and monitor their full implementation.
Ensure routine and effective capacity building activities are conducted in order to build the long-term and sustainable capacity of relevant personnel.
Participate in, and advocate PMs’ participation in, relevant Communities of Practice.
Actively interact with PMs and the wider PM community to share case studies, lessons learned and best practices in the Knowledge System.
Provides feedback to Practice Leads on policy and supporting guidance working to achieve continuous improvement of UNOPS policies.
Contributes to the oversight of lessons learned procedures, ensuring that lessons learnt are shared in a timely and appropriate manner.
Work closely with the UNOPS Project Management Practice to introduce best practices and corporate compliance for project management under the JMPC programme, ensure common approach and frame of reference to project management process and practices as well as relevant project management tools;
Coach, mentor, train and otherwise support PMO Team members in fulfillment of their project support functions;
Act as an advisory resource for other programme personnel.

Established in 2009, UNOPS Ethiopia Office has been providing solutions to partn…

Established in 2009, UNOPS Ethiopia Office has been providing solutions to partners such as the Government of Ethiopia, UN agencies such as WHO, UNHCR and WFP, and other international organizations. In 2014, the UNOPS Executive Director established the UNOPS Ethiopia Operational Hub (ETOH), which manages and coordinates the UNOPS activities across Ethiopia, Sudan and Djibouti.

The primary goal of the Project Management Office (PMO) ensures that project management policies, processes and methods are followed and practiced according to the organization’s standards, while acting as the overall Project Assurance capacity within the business unit on behalf of senior management. The PMO strongly contributes to moving the office towards achieving its mission-focused goals and objectives. The functions and services of the PMO include:

Strategic Planning/Portfolio Support: Ensuring UNOPS is focused on doing the right projects by supporting management decision-making.
Delivery Support: Ensuring UNOPS is doing projects the right way, through effective project monitoring and mentoring, and helps ensure that ETOH has the capability and resources to deliver.
Best Practices: Applying UNOPS standards in project management, encouraging best practices and ensuring consistent application of standards.

A Master’s Degree in Project Management, Business Administration or relate…

A Master’s Degree in Project Management, Business Administration or related field (e.g. Public Administration).
A combination of Bachelor’s degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.

PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Certifications are highly desirable. MSP certification (Foundation and/or Practitioner) is an advantage.

A minimum of at least 5 years of relevant and progressive professional experienc…

A minimum of at least 5 years of relevant and progressive professional experience, specifically in the field of Project Management, with experience of successful implementation and/or oversight of programmes and/or projects is required.

Previous experience of working within a PMO environment is an advantage.

Detailed knowledge of UNOPS’ project management tools, UNOPS financial and procurement rules and regulations, and financial management tools, is an asset.

Strong experience with data analysis, management reporting and project management tools and information management systems is required.

Proven experience in planning and implementing change projects within a project-based organization

Fluency in English is required.

Fluency in English is required.

Core competencies:

Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards.
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Functional competencies:

Ability to work under pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural hazards and humanitarian crisis).
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations with people in a multi-cultural environment.
Ability to manage, organize, plan and implement work assignments, juggle competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to handle a range of management and coordination issues.

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex…

This is a local position and therefore it is open to only Nationals of Ethiopia.
Contract type: Local Individual Contractor
Contract level: LICA 10
Contract duration:One year with possibility of extension (Subject for Satisfactory performance and funds availability)

For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:

https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offer/Pages/Individual-Contractor-Agreements.aspx

THIS VA IS FLOATED FOR ROSTER PURPOSE. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE CONTACTE…

Producer / Trainer Job at BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action:

BBC Media Action uses media and communication to reduce poverty and as a force for positive social change. To achieve this, BBC Media Action partners with civil society, local media and governments to:

Produce creative programmes in multi-media formats, based on robust research, which inform and engage audiences around key development issues.

Strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.

BBC Media Action has been working in Ethiopia since 2001 across a range of health, resilience and livelihoods issues. In 2016 we reached 21 million people with our programmes. Our activities and training increase knowledge and shape practices in ways that help our audiences to improve their wellbeing and livelihoods.

BBC Media Action is expanding its portfolio of work in Ethiopia. To support this new work, BBC Media Action is expanding its team in Ethiopia to ensure that projects are delivered to time, to budget and to the highest standards, in accordance with BBC editorial values as well as BBC Media Action methodologies.

Overall Purpose of Job

As part of a creative team, produce high quality radio drama, public service announcements (or spots) and assist in the development and delivery of training and mentoring for partners on communication skills, and supporting a discussion programme to support improved sanitation and hygiene practices for babies and young children. The Producer will also support the development of accompanying discussion facilitation guides and may also work across BBC Media Action’s other production content, as required.

Main Duties:

Production:

Assist the Senior Producer / Trainer and relevant departments in all activities required to produce and distribute radio drama and spots on time and within budget:

  • Support the production of a mini-drama series in Afaan Oromo and/or Amharic , based on research and developed through BBC Media Action’s approach, maintaining high quality creative and professional standards throughout.
  • Conceptualise and produce high impact, creative Spots (Public Service Announcements) in Afaan Oromo and/or Amharic.
  • Undertake research to ensure outputs are relevant, relatable and true to life
  • Guiding the writing of engaging scripts based on BBC Media Action editorial values and drawing out creativity from artists and team members.
  • Commissioning music, writers, actors and other staff needed as part of production.
  • Work on-location and in the field.
  • Evaluate and respond to feedback from audiences in the form SMS or email.
  • Supply content to BBC Media Action’s website, reflecting key achievements of project.
  • Use a range of audio and digital equipment, recording and editing in single track and multi-track to the highest professional standards (training will be given if necessary).
  • Be willing to take on new or different roles, including working across the organisation’s range of communications outputs, as required.

Training:

With the Senior Producer/Trainer, design and deliver training programmes for partners:

  • To work with production teams from a variety of cultural backgrounds, languages, seniority and technical ability in order to improve the production quality of radio programmes at partner radio stations and increase audience engagement. This requires strong production skills in creating, researching, and planning, recording and editing broadcast content, particularly related to discussion and call in shows.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships at all levels within a partner station.
  • To help originate, research, prepare and produce interviews, discussions, and complete programmes
  • Administrative responsibility for collecting and logging the progress of trainees, and reporting to BBC Media Action Ethiopia management to inform future training strategy.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to explain complex ideas in a clear and engaging way, and draw on a variety of ways to demonstrate new ideas.
  • Responsibility to represent BBC Media Action across Ethiopia’s media organisations.

Administration:

Plan and take responsibility for the efficient use of allocated resources and production budgets:

  • Understand simple budgeting and keep track of expenditure.
  • Comply with BBC Media Action systems for documenting and reporting production and training.
  • Diligently log and file all documents relating to programmes such as running orders, scripts and reports, and demonstrate individual authority and leadership in responsible management of shared resources including the shared drive and contacts database.
  • Play an active role in managing administrative and logistical requirements of production including travel, risk assessments and finances.

REPORTS TO:  Senior Producer, Ethiopia                         

DURATION:   7 months (with possible extension)

CONTRACT:  Local terms and conditions. Only eligible for Ethiopian Nationals or those legally able to work in Ethiopia. This contract is dependent on funding.

Required skills, knowledge and experience:

  • B.A and two years’ relevant experience, or Diploma and four years’ relevant experience in radio production, drama or equivalent.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the complexities of behaviour change and communication.
  • An appreciation of the power of music and drama in people’s lives.
  • Ability to spot a good storyline and identify people who can communicate this well to others.
  • Keen interest in rural communities, their health and quality of life.
  • Ability to communicate and help others to communicate with accuracy and clarity.
  • Ability to breakdown complex ideas so that they are easy to understand and apply for training.
  • At least basic understanding of budgets and planning activities.
  • Fluency in Amharic and/or Afaan Oromo is essential.
  • Functional written and spoken English.
  • Good keyboard/computer skills.
  • Experience in training others is desirable.

Key competencies:

The following competencies (behaviours and characteristics) have been identified as key to success in the job. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate these competencies.

  • Managing Relationships – has an ability to establish rapport quickly and effectively with new people/contacts. Takes care to maintain and develop existing relationships. Works harmoniously with a wide range of people and deals sensitively with contributors, customers and suppliers as well as with colleagues.  Understands the demands and pressures on others
  • Influencing and Persuading – able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others.  Can draw from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change.  Can identify key influencers in the organisation. Can adopt a range of strategies and styles of influencing depending on circumstances.  Constantly develops and expands own sources of influence
  • Developing Others – able to recognise potential (managerial, professional, artistic or otherwise). Willing to foster the development of potential in others. Creates a climate in which potential can be realised.
  • Creative Thinking – able to come up with creative ideas and turn them into compelling and high impact radio.  Respectful and collaborative approach to creative ideas of colleagues.
  • Planning and organisation – able to think ahead in order to establish efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others.  Ability to prioritise, taking into account all the relevant issues and factors, such as deadlines, staffing and resources.
  • Teamwork – able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people, as opposed to working separately or competitively.
  • Resilience – can manage emotions in the face of pressure, setbacks or when dealing with provocative situations. Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterized by commitment, motivation and energy.
  • Flexibility – able to adapt and work effectively in a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organisation or job requirements.
  • Time and Stress Management – good time management and ability to prioritize a heavy workload under pressure.
  • Self-development – able to identify and apply opportunities for learning and development.

Acquisition and Assistance Specialist Job at USAID

Acquisition and Assistance Specialist Job at USAID

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION
  1. SOLICITATION NO.:      03/18
  2. ISSUANCE DATE:           February 26, 2018
  3. CLOSING DATE/TIME:         March 12, 2018 before and/or on 5:00

                                                                         PM Eth. Time (Close of Business)

  1. POSITION TITLE:          Acquisition and Assistance Specialist
  2. MARKET VALUE:           –   FSN-9 trainee level $14,033 – $25,253/ annum
  • FSN-10 trainee level $18,740-$33,728/annum
  • FSN-11 full performance level $22,927-$41,263/annum

In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of USAID/ Ethiopia. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value and based on qualification.

  1. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:                  5 Years
  2. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE:                    US Embassy,  Entoto Road
  3. SECURITY LEVEL REQUIRED:               RSO Certification
  4. BASIC FUNCTIONS:

The incumbent assists the USDH Contracting Officer in managing the overall project acquisition and assistance (A&A) support function for USAID/Ethiopia.  The responsibilities include providing A&A related technical information and advice to Mission and Contractor personnel; managing the A&A process for assigned teams from the advance procurement planning stage to the final closeout of the award; conducting all negotiations with potential contractors with occasional guidance from the USDH Contracting Officer, negotiating complex modifications to contracts and grants; and ensuring proper documentation for all contracting actions. As a key member of the team, the incumbent works to ensure that procurements are executed in accordance with Team needs.  He/she is also responsible for reporting progress on A&A actions related to the Team to the Team Leaders.

  1. STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
  1. The Specialist (Trainee) is responsible for program/project/activity acquisition and assistance support for USAID/Ethiopia Technical Offices, DO and AO Teams, and any designated Regional clients. USAID programs are diverse and multi-sectoral. The Specialist is required to provide acquisition assistance to designated Technical Offices and/or DO/AO Teams, and to support a variety of programs/projects/activities. These programs/projects/activities are implemented through complex Government contracting and grant mechanisms, including but not limited to purchase orders, competitively negotiated technical assistance agreements, contracts, cooperative agreements, Participating Agency Service Agreements (PASA), and sole source contracts.
  2. The Specialist (Trainee) is expected and required to select the appropriate procurement instrument type for the situation at hand, and to accurately apply USG procurement laws, regulations, policies, and procedures governing each type of instrument. The advanced developmental nature of the assignment includes the acquisition of goods and various types of services. The Specialist (Trainee) must be equally familiar with the procedures for acquisition of goods, and for managing personal service and non-personal service contracting actions.
  3. The Specialist (Trainee) is expected to work with technical specialists/activity managers in Technical Offices and DO/AO Teams throughout the Mission and the Region, assisting in the preparation of annual procurement plans, the development of clear and concise statements of work, and full supporting documentation. The Specialist (Trainee) must be able to provide authoritative technical guidance to technical specialists/activity managers, pertaining to their procurement-related responsibilities and procedures. Specific duties include:

Pre-Award Duties – the Specialist (Trainee) assists technical DO/AO Team personnel in the analysis of annual program plans, and advises on the selection of appropriate acquisition and assistance mechanisms to help achieve program objectives; assists technical personnel in the preparation of required descriptions of proposed activities, including statements of work, specifications, and activity descriptions; prepares pre-solicitation documents and clearances, including determinations, justifications, synopses, and solicitations and, reviews GLAAS Requisitions (REQs) for completeness and clarity.  The Specialist (Trainee) advises on the adequacy of evaluation criteria, proposed contracting mechanisms, the extent of advertising required, and any other required terms and conditions.  In coordination with Technical Offices and/or representatives of host-country governments, the Specialist (Trainee) evaluates and analyzes bids and proposals, ensuring compliance with evaluation criteria.  The Specialist (Trainee) assists in the development of pre-negotiation costs or programmatic objectives, in conjunction with the Contracting/Regional Contracting Officer and/or his/her designee, technical personnel, and others; recommends the competitive range, and negotiates with potential awardees; documents negotiations in writing; assists in technical and cost evaluations; recommends the selected contractor and prepares contract files, to include making required certifications and determinations necessary for each procurement action: and, prepares award documents that accurately reflect all discussions and provisions relevant to the type of award mechanism to be implemented.

Post-Award Duties – The Specialist (Trainee) monitors performance as required by the terms and conditions of the award, through review of performance and review of financial reports; manages the assigned portfolio; assures that funding is available when required; and, works with DO/AO Teams/CORs/AORs to assure targets/milestones are set and being met (or that remedial action is taken), and that the overall goals of the program/project/activity are met; conducts site visits and attends meetings; and, provides guidance to technical personnel and assists in programmatic duties as required to avoid contractual/legal improprieties.  The Specialist (Trainee) assists the CO/RCO with issues that may arise during contract performance, including changes, work stoppages, disputes, implementation problems, defaults, cost overruns, unacceptable performance, and payment problems.

  1. The Specialist (Trainee) conducts closeouts of contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements after completion; closeouts include ensuring contract audits are conducted in a timely manner, preparing performance documentation, and resolving outstanding issues noted in audits.

Supervisory relationship: The Acquisition Specialist (Trainee) works under the general supervision of the Contracting Officer/Regional Contracting Officer and/or his/her designee, or a higher-level Specialist/Officer, who makes assignments in terms of the broad range of developmental procurement actions the Trainee will perform.  The Specialist (Trainee) will independently initiate necessary coordination with requesting Mission CORs/AORs, Technical Offices, and DO and AO Teams, providing basic policy guidance on how to best fulfill requirements, with OFM and RLA as necessary, and with staffs of other agencies, and with awardees.  The Specialist (Trainee) will keep the higher-level Specialist/Officer, and/or the Contracting Officer/Regional Contracting Officer, and/or his/her designee, updated through status reports and verbal briefings.  Completed work is reviewed closely at this level, in terms of reviewing the procurement approach for results achieved, in meeting delivery schedules, and in the selection of appropriate contract methods.

Supervisory Controls: This is a non-supervisory position.

  1. AREA OF CONSIDERATION: S. Government Cooperating Country Nationals (CCNs) applicants. Cooperating country national means an individual who is a cooperating country citizen or a non-cooperating country citizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the cooperating country.
  2. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.
  3. POINT OF CONTACT: addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov ;

 

  1. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

EDUCATION: Possession of a Baccalaureate Degree or the equivalent of a four-year US college/university (or equivalency accreditation if a non-US institution) degree in accounting, law, business, finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and/or organization and management is required.  NB: Additional education may NOT be substituted for Experience.

LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) English and Amharic language proficiency (if appropriate), both oral and written, is required. Familiarity with additional languages in Office-supported countries is desired.

TO BE HIRED FOR FSN-9, THE APPLICANTS SHOULD MEET THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT

EXPERIENCE:

Three or more years of progressively responsible experience in acquisition and assistance, development assistance, or a closely related field is required.  One year of this experience must have been gained working in a position equivalent to no less than the next lower level of FSN responsibility in this or a related occupation, within a USG organization the Host Government, the private sector, or within an international or donor organization, in an English-language work environment.  NB: Additional experience may NOT be substituted for Education.

POST ENTRY TRAINING:

Trainee/entry level, the Specialist (Trainee) will be provided formal training; successful completion of all mandatory Federal Acquisition Certification courses leading to successful completion of Contracting (FAC-C) Level I, in accordance with a formal individual development plan (IDP), is required for progression to the FSN-10 level; along, with at least a Fully Successful or equivalent performance evaluation.  In addition, the Specialist (Trainee) will be provided formal and/or on-the-job training in the ADS, FAR, CFR, OAA-Intranet, the AIDAR, and Mission and Office operating and administrative procedures.  Formal training, other than FAC-C Level I, will be provided based on availability of course offerings, and availability of funds.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of public and/or private-sector business processes, or the ability to quickly gain such knowledge, is required.  An understanding of US Federal and USAID Acquisition Regulations, and/or knowledge and understanding of how to execute and administer a complex acquisition portfolio, and/or the ability to quickly gain such understanding, is required, particularly as it relates to acquisition through methods of negotiation, sealed bidding, small purchase procedures, and that result in standard and established contract types.  A basic understanding of markets pertaining to program/project/activity requirements for services and commodities, and a good knowledge and understanding of US market and pricing methods is desirable.

The potential to acquire the ability to plan and administer acquisition activities, and provide acquisition assistance and support for Agency programs and projects in a timely manner, is required.  The potential to gain the ability to apply contracting regulations, procedures, and policies to individual acquisition and assistance programs is required.  And, an ability to deal effectively with high-level representatives of the US and Regional business community, and with colleagues in USAID Missions and/or host governments throughout the Region is required.  Skill in the use of most elements of the Microsoft Business suite is desired.

Good analytical, negotiating, and time management skills, along with strong proofreading skills and attention to detail, are required.  The ability to work calmly, tactfully, and effectively under pressure is essential, as well as the ability to maintain strict CONFIDENTIALITY, and meet all STANDARDS OF CONDUCT/ETHICS STANDARDS in accordance with US law throughout all phases of acquisition and assistance procurement processes.

TO BE HIRED FOR FSN-10, THE APPLICANTS SHOULD MEET THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT

EXPERIENCE:

Four or more years of progressively responsible experience in acquisition and assistance, development assistance, or a closely related field is required.  As this position is part of a recognized and established career ladder, a minimum of one year of this experience must have been gained working in a USAID Contracting/A&A Office at no less than the next lower grade level.  NB: Additional experience may NOT be substituted for Education.

POST ENTRY TRAINING:

The Specialist (Trainee) will be provided formal training; successful completion of all mandatory Federal Acquisition Certification courses leading to successful completion of Contracting (FAC-C) Level II, in accordance with a formal individual development plan (IDP), is required for progression to the FSN-11 level; along, with at least a Fully Successful or equivalent performance evaluation.  In addition, the Specialist, as an advanced Trainee will be provided other formal and/or on-the-job training as considered appropriate, based on availability of course offerings, and availability of funds.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of public and/or private-sector business processes is required.  At this level, knowledge of US Federal and USAID Acquisition Regulations, or knowledge and understanding of how to execute and administer an acquisition and portfolio, is required, particularly as it relates to acquisition through methods of negotiation, sealed bidding, small purchase procedures, and that result in standard and established contract types.  A good knowledge of Regional markets pertaining to program and project requirements for services and commodities, and a good knowledge and understanding of US market and pricing methods is desirable.

The ability to plan and administer acquisition activities, and provide adequate acquisition assistance and support for agency programs and projects in a timely manner is required.  The ability to apply governing contracting regulations, procedures, and policies to assigned acquisition and assistance programs is required.  An ability to deal effectively with high-level representatives of the US and Regional business community, and with colleagues in USAID Missions and/or host governments throughout the Region is required.  Skill in the use of most elements of the Microsoft Business suite is required.

Good analytical, negotiating, and time management skills, along with strong proofreading skills and attention to detail, are required.  The ability to work calmly, tactfully, and effectively under pressure is essential, as well as the ability to maintain strict CONFIDENTIALITY, and meet all STANDARDS OF CONDUCT/ETHICS STANDARDS in accordance with US law throughout all phases of acquisition and assistance procurement processes.

TO BE HIRED FOR FSN-11, THE APPLICANTS SHOULD MEET THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT

EXPERIENCE

Five or more or progressively responsible work in acquisition and assistance is required.  As this position is part of a recognized and established career ladder, a minimum of two years of this experience must have been gained working in a USAID Contracting/A&A Office, with at least one year at the next lower, FSN-10, grade level.  NB: Additional experience may NOT be substituted for Education.               

POST ENTRY TRAINING:

The Specialist must have previously successfully completed all mandatory Federal Acquisition Certification – Contracting (FAC-C) Level I and Level II courses in accordance with a formal individual development plan (IDP).  Level III training will be provided, in person or on-line, over a period of time as a part of the continuing requirement for all A&A professionals to complete a minimum of eighty (80) Continuous Learning Points for every two-year period.  In addition, the Specialist will be provided with formal or on-the-job training to keep abreast of changes in the ADS, FAR, CFR, OAA-Intranet, the AIDAR, and Office and Mission operating and administrative procedures.  Off-site formal training, if considered necessary, will be provided based on availability of course offerings, and availability of funds.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of US Federal and USAID Acquisition Regulations, and knowledge and understanding of how to execute and administer a complex acquisition and assistance portfolio is required, particularly as it relates to acquisition through methods of negotiation, sealed bidding, small purchase procedures, and that result in standard and established contract types. A good knowledge of host-country and regional markets pertaining to program/project/activity requirements for services and commodities, and a good knowledge and understanding of US market and pricing methods is required.  Knowledge of business processes in public or private sectors is required.

The ability to plan and administer large acquisition activities, and provide adequate acquisition assistance and support for agency programs/projects/activities in a timely manner is required. The ability to apply governing contracting regulations, procedures, and policies to individual complex acquisition and assistance programs is required.  An ability to deal effectively with high-level representatives of the US and Regional business community, and with colleagues in USAID Missions and/or host governments throughout the Region is required.  Skill in the use of most elements of the Microsoft Business suite is required.

  • EVALUATION AND SELECTION FACTORS

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants must submit a completed form Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) along with the credential documents to USAID/Ethiopia, Human Resources Office via the email address addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov.  Each applicant must fully explain his/her job-related duties and qualifications on the application form in order to provide for an accurate evaluation of his/her education, training, and experience. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, or membership in an employee organization. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please notify the Agency. Applicants who are not contacted within thirty days after the final filing date are to assume that their applications were not accepted.

For your application to be considered, the following documents must be submitted:-

  • Letter of Application/Cover Letter;
  • Completed and Signed Application for Employment Official Form–DS-174 found here https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/;
  • Current Resume/CV;
  • Copies of credential documents (i.e., degree, training certificates, etc.);
  • Application must be submitted ONLY via addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov and the email subject must say–solicitation 03/18 Acquisition and Assistance Specialist.
  • Please submit the application only once; and
  • Late and incomplete applications will not be considered; the application must be submitted before or on the date of filing at local Ethiopian time 5 p.m.
  • For your application to be considered, please make sure to specifically mention for which grade you are applyed for.

Applications must be received by the closing date and time specified in Section I, item 3, and submitted to the addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov Section I, item 12.

EVALUATION FACTORS

Those applicants who meet the minimum education and experience qualifications will be evaluated based on the content of their application as well as on the applicant’s writing, presentation, and communication skills. On a supplemental document included with the application package, applicants should cite specific, illustrative examples to address each factor. Responses are limited to 1,000 characters per factor, Times New Roman font, 12-font size, and 1” margins. Applicants should describe specifically and accurately the experience, training, education and/or awards they have received that are relevant to the factor. Applicants should include their name and the announcement number at the top of each additional page. Failure to specifically address the Evaluation Factors will result in the applicant not receiving full credit. The Evaluation Factors listed will be the basis for evaluating and ranking applicants for the position. Applicants will be scored based on the documentation submitted within the application. Applicants must submit a supplemental document outlining their responses to the evaluation factors in order to be considered. Only the highest-ranked applicants will be interviewed.

FACTOR #1:

Describe your experience in working with contracts, task orders, purchase orders, grants, cooperative agreements or any other type of implementing mechanism used to support international development programs or activities or other relevant Government programs.

FACTOR #2:

Describe your experience in competitive processes related to implementing mechanisms used to support international development programs or activities or other relevant Government programs.

FACTOR #3:

Discuss the key challenges and opportunities associated with managing the overall project acquisition and assistance (A&A) support function for USAID or working in a similar bureaucratic environment.

BASIS OF RATING

Applicants who clearly meet the Education/Experience requirements and basic eligibility requirements will be further evaluated based on scoring of their Evaluation Factor responses. Those applicants determined to be competitively ranked will also be evaluated on their interview performance and professional reference checks. The Applicant Rating System is as follows:

Evaluation      Factors:          40 points

Factor #1         15 points

Factor #2         15 points

Factor #3         10 points

Interview Performance:                                  40 points

Professional Reference Checks-                    20 points

Total Points: 100

To ensure consideration of applications for the intended position, applicants must prominently reference the solicitation number and signed in the application form before submission.  For your application to be considered, please make sure to specifically mention for which grade you are applied for.

Applications will be initially screened by the Human Resources Office to determine whether applicants have met the advertised minimum qualifications. A list of qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring office for further consideration and screening. Final selection of candidates will be made and those selected will be invited to an interview in order to select the best-qualified candidate.

The USAID Mission assumes no liability for the loss or mishandling of applications. For additional information about the position and/or the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 011 130 6002 ext. 6031, 6035 or 6043.

NOTE: THE APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE UPON REQUEST AND ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD FROM THE INTERNET http://ethiopia.usembassy.gov/job_opportunities.html.  THE FINAL SELECTION OF A CANDIDATE IS BASED SOLELY ON THE ADVERTISED QUALIFICATION IN A COMPETITIVE PROCESS.  INDIVIDUALS WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

  1. LIST OF REQUIRED FORMS FOR PSC HIRES

Once the Contracting Officer (CO) informs the successful Applicant about being selected for a contract award, the CO will provide the successful Applicant instructions about how to complete and submit the following forms.

  1. Medical History and Examination Form (Department of State Forms)
  2. Finger Print Card (FD-258)
  1. BENEFITS/ALLOWANCES

As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized in accordance with Mission policy and local labor law.

  1. USAID REGULATIONS, POLICIES AND CONTRACT CLAUSES PERTAINING TO PSCs

USAID regulations and policies governing CCN PSC awards are available at these sources:

  1. USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Country National and with a Third Country National for Personal Services Abroad,” including contract clause “General Provisions,” available at https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/aidar_0.pdf .
  2. Contract Cover Page form AID 302-4 available at https://www.usaid.gov/forms .
  3. Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/aapds-cibs .
  4. Ethical Conduct. By the acceptance of a USAID personal services contract as an individual, the contractor will be acknowledging receipt of the “Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch,” available from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, in accordance with General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations .

Human Resources Specialist UNICEF Job in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Human Resources Specialist, (Fixed Term-NOC), Addis Ababa , Ethiopia | UNICEF

  • Organization: UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Grade: NO-C, National Professional Officer – Locally recruited position – Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2018-02-20
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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, nurturing Talent

UNICEF Ethiopia has been working in Ethiopia for the last 65 years supporting the national and regional efforts towards the progressive realization of the rights of children and women.

We do this by supporting the achievements of the Growth and Transformation Plan II as well as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through our programmes in Health, Nutrition, WASH, Child Protection, Education and Social Policy and Evidence on Social Inclusion.

In addition, UNICEF Ethiopia has been leading the support in humanitarian programmes relentlessly working towards responding to emergency needs.

Providing timely and quality support in identifying and nurturing the best talent to help deliver UNICEF Ethiopia’s mandate is at the heart of the Human Resources Team’s goal.

How can you make a difference?

Under the general guidance of the Human Resources Manager, the selected candidate will work with a team of HR practitioners and support the management of  the Human Resources function in Ethiopia Country Office. As a strategic business partner, the selected candidate will provide guidance and support to managers and their staff to attract and retain an agile, diverse and motivated workforce that will contribute to the achievement of Ethiopia country office strategic objectives and UNICEF strategic goals.

Key Expected Results

1- Strategic Partnering to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders

Engage with key stakeholders in the Country office to identify their business needs and partner with Regional office and headquarters Centre of Expertise (CoE) to provide sustainable and affordable Human Resources solutions that are in accordance with the UN staff rules and UNICEF policies and procedures

2- Strategic HR Planning and Management

HR management and strategy planning are effectively supported by sound technical analysis, and office management and planning processes.  Strategy guidance and technical support for HR planning and management is always available to management. Local implementation of /regional /country level HR strategy is effectively undertaken in coordination with the Regional Office and HQ Divisions.

New trends, priorities, requirements, and strategic HR plans are identified and incorporated through participation in Country Programme Strategy Review, Regional Management Team Meetings, and Global workshops, as appropriate.

3- Inter-agency Cooperation, Networking and Partnerships

Ensure active coordination of HR initiatives with other agencies.  Maintain effective and steady communication or working relations with UN agencies to seek harmonization. Support common strategies and approaches for enhancement of the HR reform within the UN Common system.

4- Recruitment, Selection and Placement

Through strategic partnerships with line managers, develop and/or implement job designs and staffing strategies that takes into consideration retention of high performing staff and attract new talent to ensure timely filling of vacancies with diverse, with a particular emphasis on diversity and quality candidates to deliver UNICEF strategic goals and objectives in an equitable, transparent, efficient and consistent manner.

5- Emergency and Staff Security

Emergency preparedness and emergency rapid responses are established and ensured. Emergencies affecting staff are promptly and properly investigated and appropriate coordinated actions are swiftly undertaken.

6- Policy Implementation and HR Administration

Ensure equity, transparency and consistency are demonstrated in the interpretation, determination, implementation, and administration of UN staff rules, HR policy, procedures and guidelines. Through partnership with the Regional office and the Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC) in Budapest, ensure all HR activities related to the implementation of staff benefits and entitlements, including contracts management and separations are conducted and communicated in a systematic, timely, equitable, and transparent manner.

7- Performance Management and Career Development

Guide managers and staff on all aspects of performance management, and career development, including the management of underperformance.  Through the implementation of organization performance and career development programs, provide support to managers to provide continuous timely feedback and effective coaching and mentoring to their staff to close performance gaps, and acquire/strengthen skills, knowledge and abilities. Provide support to staff by sharing information and tools that will help them to drive their performance and career development goals.

8- Management Excellence in the Office

Management excellence and integrity, gender equality and gender equity are promoted and enhanced through measurable accountability and demonstrated leadership in HR management of the office.

9- Staff and Management Relations

Communication between management and staff are clear, and sound relations between management and staff are effectively established and maintained.

To qualify as an Human Resources champion for every child you will have

  • An Advanced university degree (Masters) in Human Resources, Business Administration, International Relations, Social Sciences, Psychology or related areas.

*A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree

  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional work experience in strategic HR management and staff development at the national and international levels.
  • Fluency in English is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The technical competencies required for this post are

  • Analyzing
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Formulating Strategies & Concepts
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Planning and Organizing

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Human Resources Associate Job at UNOPS

Human Resources Associate Job at UNOPS

 The United Nations Office for Project Services is looking for qualified applicants for the following position.
  • Organization: UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Job categories Human Resources
  • Vacancy code VA/2018/B5308/14986
  • Department/office AFR, ETOH, Ethiopia
  • Duty station Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Contract type Local ICA Support
  • Contract level LICA-6
  • Duration 12 Months
  • Application period 08-Feb-2018 to 17-Feb-2018

Background Information – Job-specific

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the HR Officer, the HR Associate provides support to HR services at UNOPS ETOH Ethiopia office, ensuring high quality of work, accurate, timely and properly recorded/documented service delivery. S/he promotes a client-oriented and consistent with rules and regulations approach in the Unit.

The HR Associate works in close collaboration with the Programme, Project and Operations staff in the office and with UNOPS HQ staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.

Functional Responsibilities

1.Ensures implementation of HR strategies and procedures, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Full compliance of HR processes and records with UNOPS rules, regulations, policies and strategies.
  • Contribution to the elaboration of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in HR management, in consultation with the direct supervisor and office management.

2.Implements UNOPS recruitment processes, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Development and implementation of a human resources management system in relation to planning, administering  and monitoring of all matters related to human resources management concerning national and international staff and other UNOPS personnel
  • Management of the recruitment process for international Consultants for the office;
  • Review of incoming requests relating to recruitment, contract extensions, transfers, exchange or loan, and separation of staff, consultants, or contractors, ensuring documentation is complete and in conformity with HR policies and procedures.
  • Development and implementation of tracking tools to monitor recruitment status and other indicators for management and recruitment purposes.
  • Monitoring and tracking of status of requests, initiating follow-up action to ensure selection review submission is timely accurate and contains complete documentation.
  • Review of Requests for Personnel Action (RPA) forms to ensure correct budget allocation, and for separating staff, verification that no financial obligations are due to UNOPS;
  • Review of consultants’ qualifications and experience and assisting in drafting of Terms of Reference;  determination of daily remuneration to be paid in accordance with the established fee schedule;
  • Briefing of staff and consultants regarding entry details and quick action to facilitate their taking up the assignment on a timely basis.  Preparation of offer of appointment as well as the salary/fee computation for signature by the supervisor.
  • Secure management of personnel records for all office and project International Staff, ensuring projects maintain same for project national personnel;
  • Oral and written response to staff inquiries regarding their conditions of service; drafting of correspondence in relation to the inquiries for signature by designated Officer;
  • Management/update of  the staffing tables and provision of statistical summaries related to them, including arranging and keeping track of movements of office personnel
  • Logistical support  for the recruitment of international staff for the office and to Operations Clusters in the overall recruitment of project staff
  • Management of the CV/HR roster

3.Ensures efficient administration of contracts, benefits and entitlements, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Establishment and implementation of a system for monitoring and tracking transactions to ensure timely, consistent and equitable provision of services with a client focus
  • Research of precedents and analysis of merits of specific requests and presentation of recommendations/solutions to supervisor
  • Briefing and guidance to clients and partners on the application, interpretation and applicability of the UN rules and UNOPS policies and procedures.
  • Briefing to staff on the conditions of service related to contracts and/or appointments/transfers
  • Establishment and maintenance of a staff monitoring system to ensure timely retrieval of information as required.

4.Helps ensure efficient planning and management of the HR unit, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Well prepared unit workplan is in place
  • Help supervise Quality output of the unit
  • Performance evaluation of locally-recruited staff completed
  • Serve as focal point for HR-related matters for the Regional Office/Project Centre
  • Production of statistical reports and preparation of data required for policy and issues papers completed.
  • Counseling to staff (in the Regional Office and in projects) on HR-related issues provided.

5.Provides support to staff development and training, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Planning, organizing and making logistical arrangements for workshops, corporate meetings and retreats
  • Coordination of the collection of feedback on learning events and presentation of results for review purposes
  • Design and presentation of training materials and course outlines

6.Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the trainings for the operations/ projects staff on HR.
  • Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Impact of Results

The key results have an impact on the overall execution of the UNOPS HR services in terms of quality and accuracy of work completed. Accurate and properly documented records enhance UNOPS capability in the HR management.

Education/Experience/Language requirements

Education:

Techincal/ Professional Diploma with specialized certification in HR. University Degree in HR, Business or Public Administration would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.

Experience:

4 years progressive experience in supporting a human resource management area. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Office 2003 and/or newer versions) and experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in written and oral English and Amharic is  required.  Knowledge of second UN working language desirable.

Competencies

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and externally in order to positively shape the organization. Anticipates and perceives the impact and implications of future decisions and activities on other parts of the organization.
Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.
Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

Functional competencies

Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Shares knowledge and experience
  • Encourages office staff to share knowledge and contribute to UNOPS Practice Areas
  • Develops substantive knowledge of one or more Practice Areas
  • Promotes a learning environment in the office
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills

Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Ability to perform a broad range of specialized activities related to HR management, including administration of recruitment, contracting and performance evaluation, monitoring of transactions, reporting
  • Knowledge of UNOPS HR rules and procedures
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new systems

Leadership and Self-Management

  • Ability to adhere to work assignments and meet designated deadlines.
  • Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
  • Solicits feedback from staff about the impact of his/her own behavior

Contract type, level and duration

Background Information – UNOPS

UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations.

With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.

A flexible structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners’ needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale.

Additional Considerations

  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

SEE HOW TO APPLY BELOW

Ethiopian Airlines Vacancy – Part Time Agent

Ethiopian Airlines looking for qualified candidates for the following open vacancy.

Position: Part Time Agent (GCC)
Location: Ethiopian Airlines, Recruitment & placement Office
Registration Date: February 12, 2018 – February 16, 2018

Position: Part Time Agent (GCC)

Registration Date: February 12, 2018 – February 16, 2018

Registration place: Ethiopian Airlines, Recruitment & placement Office

Qualification Required:

Minimum of completed 12th Grade or 10+2 and Graduated in Basic Ticketing and Reservation from Ethiopian Aviation Academy

Have good command in English language (level 5)
Candidates must be currently employed or a student
Age: 20-30

Other foreign language is advantageous

See Below How To Apply

Ethiopian Airlines Vacancy – Trainee Pilot

Ethiopian Airlines looking for qualified candidates for the following open vacancy.

Position: Trainee Pilot
Location: Through the system by clicking the below Apply button
Registration Date: February 05, 2018- February 16, 2018

Required Qualification;- BSC Degree in Electrical/Electronics /Aeronautical /Mechanical /Civil / Industrial/Chemical/Computer / Software / Electronics and Communication/ /Hardware Engineering/Physics / Mathematics /Statistics / Computer Science / Information Science/ Information Technology or any Engineering or IT related fields with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 from Recognized Ethiopian Higher Institutions.

OR

BSC/BA degree in any other field of study with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 from recognized Ethiopian Higher Institutions and a minimum of ‘B’ in 10th grade EGSEC in Mathematics, Physics and English each or 50% grade point in Ethiopian University Entrance Exam in Mathematics, Physics and English each.

N.B: 1. Age limit: For external applicant ≤ 25 years old

For Internal Applicant (Ethiopian airlines staff only) ≤ 27 years old

Height: Male – Minimum 1.70 Meter

Female – Minimum 1.65 Meter

For Applicants from international schools, equivalency certificate must be presented from Higher Education Relevance & Quality Agency.

Note:

Registration Date: February 05, 2018- February 16, 2018

Registration Place: Through the system by clicking the below Apply button

Interested applicants must attach all the required documents, including 8th Grade Ministry Card and /or birth certificate from Kebele. And must attach a CV when they apply on the appropriate dates stated above. .Applicants should use the below Reference codes during application.

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For any assistance during the application, you can call on 011 517 4532/8097

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