Mercy Corps Ethiopia
Date: 24/09/2023 – 04/10/2023
Knowledge and Experience
BSc degree in Civil Engineering/Irrigation Engineering/Hydraulic or Water Resource Engineering with min. 6 years’ experience in water and irrigation project management
At least 5 years of experience focused in comprehensive design and management of irrigation systems and technologies.
Proven knowledge and experience in undertaking activities aimed at water and irrigation facility construction, rehabilitation, and upgrading project implementation
Experience in project management related to agriculture is essential and in particular knowledge of planting, grafting and harvesting orchards and fruit trees, irrigation systems, nut production, types of seeds, and fertilizers.
Ability to translate technical expertise into simple messages that can be communicates to medium- and small-size land owners and small farmers.
Training skills are a strong asset.
Experience in applying geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing tools, methods and datasets for mapping watershed development and climate-related impacts on agricultural water productivity.
Define the specific behavior and attitudes critical to success in the position at time of hire and as it develops over time in paragraph form (soft skills).
Gender, Equality, Diversity, and Social Inclusion
Understand and be aware GDI related priorities of the country office and contribute to the realization of priorities (continually work to understand and be aware of the gender diversity and inclusion priorities of the country office and contribute to the execution)
Promote gender equal and inclusive workplace culture in day-to-day interaction with team members, partners, and program participants.
Accountability to Beneficiaries
Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specificallyto our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring, and evaluation of our field projects.
Team members are expected to conduct themselves professionally and respect local laws, customs, and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.
Influence and Representation
Identify, build, and manage collaborative partnerships with consortium partners, sub-grantees, donors, local governments, and other stakeholders.
Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.
Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions
The position holder will be based at Dollo ado, Somali Region, Ethiopia, and will require frequent travel to Dollo ado and Dollo Bay woredas.
Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit/TDY to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.
How to Apply
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the position advertised. All applications must be submitted electronically including a CV, three references, and all relevant official documents.
Only candidates that are short-listed will be acknowledged and called for interviews.
“Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Qualified female and young candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to empower women and youth.”
DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS: 04 October 2023/ 4:00 PM
Applicants Must fill out their Information through this LINK