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JICA REDD+ Assistant Coordinator


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JICA REDD+&CFCPP Consultant Team


OEFCCA HQ, AA, Ethiopia 


Admin-Clerical-Secretarial, Consultant, Nonprofit-Social Services

Employment Type:

Full time

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Administrative-Clerical: Administrative Support
Project-Program Management: Event Planning-Coordination, Program Management

Job Description:

Main duties:

- To assist JICA experts and consultants for smooth communication and coordination with the project-related stakeholders especially OEFCCA and OFWE. 
- To liaise with OEFCCA staff especially on progress of OFLP and Belete-Gera activities for mutual understanding.
- To liaise with OFWE staff on activities under the project in Addis Ababa
- To support preparation and implementation of project-related meetings, trainings, and field visits (such as preparation of invitation letters, liaison with participants, assistance of accounting procedure, and so on)
- To attend and share reports on project-related meetings, trainings, and field visits.
- To gather information relevant to implementation of the project,
- To provide other works like the work mentioned above

Period of contract:

1 year from November or December 2017 (European calendar).
Depending on willingness and performance, extention of contract would be considered. 

In order to achieve both livelihoods support and forest conservation, the Oromia regional government has been promoting participatory forest management (PFM) under the Oromia Forest and Wildlife Enterprise (OFWE) as a responsible agency. The PFM project in the Belete-Gera Forest Area, in partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) since 2003, is one of the initiatives that made significant achievements and implications for the PFM promotion in Oromia and Ethiopia. The PFM project in Belete-Gera, establishing sub-village based PFM authorities called “WaBuB”, is unique in its intervention approach, having the Forest Coffee Certification Program (FCCP) especially in villages where forest coffee has been widely growing. From 2017 to 2020, additional activities will be promoted in highland areas by exploring potential livelihoods support and channeling to actions on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation with forest management (REDD+) in coordination with Oromia Forested Landscape Program (OFLP under OEFCCA). The newly recruited staff will be mainly in charge of administration and information gathering on the project activities by stationing in Addis Ababa.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduated from college or university in the field of natural resource management or rural development
  • Knowledge of climate change (especially about REDD+) is desirable
  • ​Work experiences (at least 2 years) under NGOs, government, and other agencies
  • Fluent in English and Afaan Oromo
  • Sufficient PC skills (Word and Excel)

How To Apply:

  • Prepare Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter mentioning following items:
    • Your appealing points
    • Available month to start working
    • Contact number & email address
  • Submission through e-mail (to redd.cfcpp@gmail.com) by 24th September 2017 in European calendar.
  • Attachment of 2-3 reference letters will be preferable.
  • Copy of certificate on education and employment need to be submit during interview.
  • Interview and written test will be conducted in October 2017 (date and place will be informed to the applicants who proceed to interview process)

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Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia

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