Job Detail

Livelihoods Officer

Islamic Relief

Experience:-2 Year

Work Place:-Oromia

Category:-Health Care

Job Type:-Contract

Salary:-As per the Organization Scale

Post Date:-2018-11-06

Expire On:-2018-11-18


November 06, 2018
Post Title: Livelihood Officer
Duty Station: Oromia Regional State, Chiro
Reports to: Senior Project Officer 
Salary:  As per the organization scale
Required:    One
Duration:   Five Months
Islamic Relief is an international relief and development charity founded in 1984 with its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. As well as responding to disasters and emergencies, Islamic Relief promotes sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities - regardless of race, religion or gender. The office officially started operation in Ethiopia in 2004. Islamic Relief Ethiopia (IRE) is operational in the Somali Regional State with a base office in Hargelle, Elkere, Bare, Dekasuftu, Jigjiga, Afar Regional State; Ewa & Gulina, Oromia Regional State, Chiro and an additional operational office in Addis Ababa. For more information please visit our website:


Responsibility Overview

To ensure the livestock and other food security and livelihood related interventions are successfully implemented according to approved donor and government agreements; and that the human, material and financial resources of the project are well managed in line with IR financial and donor guidelines.

Key accountabilities

· Develop and regularly update a detailed project work plan guiding the project implementation and ensure the project team under your supervision to monitor project progress towards completion.

· Provide necessary technical support towards cash transfer and livestock treatment

· Identify appropriate inputs for animal health service  and provide necessary support to local community in this regard

· Support the target community members in improving livestock treatment culture

· Support the local government structures in improving animal health service

· prepare and review quarterly and project life time activity plans and budget for the project under implementation

· Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly activity plans and reports of the project, and Submit to the relevant staff on time.

· Identify direct project beneficiaries in collaboration with the local community representatives and stakeholders from the government.

· Technically lead livelihood and food security activities of the project

· Work closely with all stakeholders and ensure the community participation in the project activities.

· Work closely in a team with other project officers and contribute to the maximum of his /her knowledge to the project team in his/her areas of profession as deemed necessary

· Perform other functions as requested by the immediate supervisor

Job Requirements:

Qualification/Experiences and Skills Requirements

  • Minimum a first degree  in animal science, veterinary or other related field
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in Livestock related interventions with the international NGO
  • Good technical knowledge on animal health and cash transfer
  • Experience in implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Computer literate in word processing and excel packages
  • Knowledge of the project area and local language (Afan Oromo) is mandatory

How To Apply:

Application Procedures

Interested candidates shall provide a non-returnable application dossier contains the followings:

  1. Application letter stating clearly the Job Title you are applying for and Duty Station; and also write the position title in your subject line for your email.
  2. Up-to-date CV with (Salary history; Daytime telephone number and or an e-mail address)
  3. Names and addresses (email and telephone) of three referee persons, at least one of them should be from the recent employer
  4. Photocopies of all credentials, testimonials and supporting documents;
  5. Closing date for application is November 18, 2018.
  6. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please send all application through one of the following address:

  • Ethiojob website,
  • E-mail:,

In person to Addis Ababa, Country Office around the round about which is found on the way from Wollo Sefer to Wongelawit Building, Tel: 0114700973/66, Head Office