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IRC Job in Ethiopia: International Rescue Committee currently seeks applications from eligible applicants for the post of ERR Manager based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Job Title: ERR Manager

(IRC Job in Ethiopia 2021)

Job in Ethiopia by International Rescue Committee

Job Overview

  • Organization: International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Grade: Senior Level 
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development and Project Management,
    • Engineering,
    • Environment and Natural Resource
  • Years of experience: 5+ years
  • Closing Date: 03 May 2021

Job Description

Background:The International Rescue Committee (IRC), one of the world’s largest humanitarian international NGOs, provides relief, rehabilitation and development support to vulnerable people and communities over 30 countries. IRC began work in Ethiopia in 2000 in response to severe drought in Ethiopia’s Somali Region and are currently providing assistance to Ethiopians and refugees in six regions in the country, implementing emergency and development programs in health, water and sanitation, economic recovery and development (ERD), women’s protection and empowerment, education, child protection, and multi-sectoral emergency response mechanisms. 


The ER Roving Manager (ERRM) will be engaged in assessment, response planning including project design and report writing and emergency response set up, monitoring and post intervention assessment, facilitating trainings and coordination and representation to cluster coordination’s meeting. She/he is also encouraged to assist in Cash Transfer programming and Beneficiary Feedback mechanism (BFM) initiatives and is encouraged to spend over 50% in the field and deployments assignments in various regions in Ethiopia as needed. The ERRM reports to the Emergency Response Coordinator (ERRC) but work closely with other ERR team and EH team.

Major/key responsibilities of ER Roving Manager:

 Technical Support·        

Take part in multiagency field assessments (seasonal, rapid) in the event of an emergency with Addis and field staff as well as with partners.     

Assist IRC Ethiopia offices in surveys, assessment, response planning, in implementation and monitoring of emergency responses.       

Take deployment assignments and coordinate and lead emergency operations assessment in new locations in the field, assist in hiring field staff, locating warehouse and office and set up emergency response in new areas when needed.       

Lead Emergency team in new intervention areas and implement quick responses.       

Facilitate emergency response trainings and workshops for IRC and partner staff.       

Assist field offices in preparation and review of emergency proposals.      

With mentorship from ERR Coordinator, assist in IRC CT initiative and emergency preparedness micro planning.      Assist in set up, and implementation of BFM.     

Craft the WASH facility for emergency WASH responses with field office and take lead in to the implementation of the projects.       

Write the Technical reports of the WASH services facility design and assessments and share to the supervisor.·         Support the field team and Addis SCT to inspect equipment’s and materials during procurement and report to the concerned body on time.

Programs Management

Grant, Budget and procurement Monitoring and Management·        

Assist in tracking and check of spending of IRC direct interventions in the field is in line with original plan, and burn rate goes in line with the activity implementation progress and provide feedback to supervisor.        

Assist in Preparation of PR and procurement plan for materials and services to be ordered from Emergency Response unit in Addis.        

Support in tracking of emergency supplies, dispatch, distribution in different disaster affected including documentation·        

Supervise budget utilization and follow up on the project implementation with time and connect with field time on any delays to take action.

Reports and Proposals

Assist in the review field reports from IRC field offices and sub grants including ERR interventions supervising data sheets.

Assist in the development of proposals and budgets for future emergency responses by the IRC Ethiopia;         Assist in the review of proposals from partners and by the IRC for direct interventions are as per the requirement and standard.·        

Assist in the develop of IRC direct intervention proposals and assist the field staff and program unit in drafting proposal and MoU for signing project agreement with relevant regional government Bureaus.

Monitoring and Evaluation

Participate and assist in the monitoring of IRC direct interventions and sub granted projects.        

Assist in facilitation of IRC Ethiopia own, government and donor monitoring visits and project evaluations.

Participate in post intervention assessments in coordination with program technical units and field team.

Representation, Coordination and Working Relationship

Work with IRC Ethiopia program units for increased integration and team work;        

Regularly, represent at relevant emergency coordination forums with NGOs, UN agencies, government Bureaus in regions and share updates on this and emergency situations to supervisor.       

Assist the all cluster in assessment, preparation of guidelines, other technical documents etc.        

Organize and Share regular IRC update to cluster, including 4WS matrix, on IRC emergency responses.       

The ERR Manager shall take any additional responsibilities as requested by his/her supervisor, SERR Coordinator, and CD.

Job Requirements (ER Roving Manager)

·Excellent project management skills. Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the implementation of WASH-related emergency responses;·        

Minimum qualification/experience requirement:

BSc Degree or MSc Degree in Hydraulic Engineering, Water Resources Engineering or Environmental Health from a  recognized UniversityAt least 4 years of experience for first degree holders, 3 years of emergency response work experience for postgraduate degree holders.3 years senior level management experience.NGO experience is preferable on the area of WASH or public health in emergency

Skills required

Excellent report and proposal writing skills for WASH emergency contexts

.Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual

Work as part of a team as well as to work autonomously when required

 Very good at computer skill- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and e-mail) and use of SPSS and related software·        

Ability to organizing and facilitation of trainings.        

Skills and experience of staff management, budget management and building effective teams.

  Have excellent skill on coordination and integration with government actors and other partners.·      

Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills·        

Good command of both spoken and written English and local language of the area is plus. 

How to Apply

· Candidates who meet the above qualifications; please send your CV and application letter through IRC career site.

External Applicant of ER Roving Manager

Internal Applicant of ER Roving Manage

Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

·         Name of the position you have applied for

·         Date of application

·         Summary of  your qualifications and experience

·         Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

·         Please include at least 2 references from current and former supervisors.

              Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply!

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and carries out policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances

Equal Opportunity Employer: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion,  age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.