Food, Income& Market Senior Project Officer

Full Time

Concern Worldwide

Job Description

To provide technical support, and guidance for the implementation and management of Food, Income and Market-related interventions which intended to bring positive changes in the lives of the target population.

Programme Design

Participate on the identification of new Food, Income and Market (FIM) programme interventions in accordance with Concern Ethiopia  strategic plan and Project Cycle Management guidelines;

Tailor program with mainstreaming issues identified by the organization in FIM projects during programme design;

Responsible to documentation and coordination of FIM programme design;

Programme Implementation

Implement  FIM and early warning activities as per the plan within the agreed time table;

Facilitate and encourage sustainable agriculture extension and farmer’s asset building to enhance the return on asset in collaboration with the community, government and other responsible bodies;

Design appropriate implementation modalities and program approach to strengthen sustainability factors;

Undertake assessment surveys (early warning, intervention impact, baseline data, case studies, etc) in collaboration with the responsible stakeholders;

Build confidence in application of change through introducing  innovative ideas/approaches into the agriculture and other related rural livelihoods strategies;

Conduct and facilitate training on rural livelihoods intensification and diversification techniques and methodologies for field staff and project stakeholders;

Build, in collaboration with concerned units,  the capacity of key stakeholders so as to implement the progemme/project effectively and efficiently;

Promote and ensure community participation & initiatives through all possible methods (esp. the marginalized group) in all aspects of programme activities;


Prepare periodic quality progress reports (monthly, quarterly, bi-annually, annually and donor reports);

Document all the progress of  activities (at activity, output and impact level) and maintain project data, record and documents;

Conduct case studies and document the findings;

Financial Management

Responsible to control the budget allocated to the sector and ensure that activities are implemented according to quality required and agreed plans.

Ensure that  annual/program budget are responsive to cost and value for money

Responsible for ensuring proper, efficient and timely utilization of allocated program/project budget, including purchasing of materials;

Prepares detailed FIM programme budgets with monthly cash flow;


Participate in the recruitment of local FIM staff;

Provide technical support or coach field staffs to build  their capacity to perform their assigned roles and responsibilities;

Prepare and conduct in house trainings for employees of Concern and key stakeholders that involve in the project design, implementation, M & E;


Create appropriate links, working procedures and information sharing with other programme staff and external stakeholders.

Integrate the program with other programme staff and concerned stakeholders.

Monitoring & Evaluation (M & E)

Develop participatory program/project monitoring plan and internalize with the action plan and implement the plan accordingly

Under take assessment surveys (EW, intervention impact, baseline data, case studies, etc) in collaboration with the responsible stakeholders

Evaluate the project implementation and impact in collaboration with all responsible stakeholders.

Conduct and document annual learning reviews


Ensure that all HR policies and procedures relating to Concern Ethiopia’s gender equality strategy are implemented

Ensure that all gender sensitive policies and procedures are fully adhered to during recruitment processes

Contribute to promoting a gender sensitive working environment within Concern Ethiopia


An awareness and ability to locate local policies and procedures and how to access support to respond to safeguarding concerns

Ability to work with teams ate distance and good team player

Capacity to building skills

Ability to plan own work, set priorities, complete work under pressure or when faced with competing demands and report

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Computer proficiency

Job Requirements

Bacheler Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Economics,  DRR& Early warning, livelihood, rural Development &related fields with 5 years’ experience

What we offer

A competitive salary and benefit package

Excellent medical benefits (100% cover including dependents)

20 days annual leave

26 weeks maternity leave, 18weeks(unpaid) parental leave

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how your experience and education fit this vacancy, please note that no need to submit your supporting documents:

Apply via OR in person at Kombolcha Coordination Office.

Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply

Safeguarding at Concern: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work or volunteer with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working or volunteering with Concern is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking. 

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