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World Vision

World Vision


Position: Education in Emergency Project Officer
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Dembia - Ethiopia
Posted date: 2 weeks ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Major Responsibility

  • Program development and implementation
  • Provide direct technical support to teachers/facilitators, and the school support system (head teachers and supervisors)
  • Assure that relevant cross-cutting themes (child protection, gender, inclusion, safety, and life skills) are integrated into the EiE project implementation at the project sites
  • Collaborate and work with the CP/GBV team within WVE to ensure a child-friendly learning environment and learning opportunities in crises

Coordination, partnership, and networking

  • Liaise with WEO experts at the field level to conduct a joint monitoring visit, supportive supervision and ensure reliable data record keeping and reporting system among targeted schools.
  • Represent WVE in any EiE matters (education coordination meetings, joint assessment) at Woreda and share timely updates with the EiE Coordinator.
  • Strengthen networking with organizations working on EiE and child protection in ensuring child education and CP concerns.

Resource Management

  • Manage the operating budget of the assigned Woreda for the project implementation including procurement, cost for the materials purchase, and any other expenses incurred for the EiE project in the emergency context
  • Contribute to the selection of pre-qualification and bidding of local suppliers and contractors for logistics availability, and items and service purchase
  • Liaise with NGOs/UN agencies in the field to ensure quality coordination at the woreda level.

Reporting and Documentation

  • Submit high-quality reports to the EiE coordinator on time and according to the donor and WVE requirements
  • Monitor the impact of the EiE project in the framework of the EiE response program and promote learning by documentation of best practices for future emergency response works.
  • Provide necessary information to EiE coordinator, NECR to ensure sustainability of project response (when appropriate)
  • Work to ensure better documentation of accomplishments

Required Professional Experience

  • At least three years of experience in the field of education and working with government and other education partners at the grass root level,
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Ethiopian education policy and Education in Emergency Programming
  • Demonstrated experiences in education, and teaching literacy and numeracy skills development to children
  • Knowledge of creating child-friendly learning environments/spaces for children's learning
  • Knowledge and experiences on education need assessment, monitoring, and evaluation, providing training and guidance on learner-centered instructional methodology
  • Creates and encourages a climate of teamwork and collaboration in a diverse cultural environment

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • First Degree (BEd) in Education, and other fields such as Pedagogy, curriculum and instruction, educational planning and management, educational leadership, and project management

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

Frequent travel to the project sites and to NO as needed

Language Requirements

Fluent in written and spoken English

World Vision is a child-focused organization that is committed to safeguarding all children as well as adult beneficiaries and has zero tolerance for incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. Therefore, World Vision does not hire staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults, even if their role does not interact directly with them.

Disclaimer: World Vision Ethiopia is a reputable organization that values transparency and fairness in its recruitment process and does not solicit any money for any job application. We encourage all job seekers to be cautious of any job ads that require payment or personal information upfront. If you have any questions or concerns about our job ads or recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only