Project Management Advisor – Volunteers Needed – all nationalities

Location: Chiro, Ethiopia
Start Date: Apr – Jun 2019 (flexible)
Length of Placement 9 Months
Language Requirements: English
Closing date: 31 May 2019

The Volunteer’s Role

Your Project Management skills are needed to help our Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) project in Ethiopia. The GROW project is an initiative to address undernutrition in women of reproductive age and children under five years of age. GROW project is a partnership between CARE Canada, Cuso International and McGill University.

The implementation of the project is led by CARE Ethiopia in close partnership with the Government of Ethiopia Ministry of Health, Regional Health Bureaus of Oromia and Afar Regional States.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Provide an updated weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plan and report
  • Support the project planning and monitoring in collaboration with various teams
  • Assist in the needs assessment for the project team and provide training/mentoring on project management
  • Promote, assist and design a strategy for sustainability of project outcomes within the community
  • Assist in capturing lessons learned, best practices and recording changes the project has brought to the community

Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • -Masters degree in Development Studies / Community Development, Project Management / Community Nutrition or social sciences or related areas

Essential Professional Background:

  • -Minimum of four years’ work experience in project management;
  • -Demonstrated work experience in capacity development

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)
  • Accommodation while in placement
  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation
  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
  • Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
  • Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months


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