Vacancy Announcement-Partnership and Project Development Officer

Ethiopian Academy of Sciences Job Vacancy

The Academy invites eligible candidates to apply for the following vacant posts.

POSITION: Partnership and Project Development Officer

Application Deadline: 28th December 2020

1. Job Summary

Identifies potential partners, grant sources and opportunities; develops fundable project proposals; mobilizes grants and other project resources; manages grants; plans and organizes M&E for projects; fosters collaborations and partnerships; prepares grants and activity reports.

2.Qualification and Competencies

  • Master’s/PhD degree in the Social or Natural Sciences, Agriculture, Health, Engineering or Technology;
  • At least five years of experience in project development, resource mobilization and partnership building;
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects;
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic/annual plans;
  • Experience in preparing reports for partners;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic;
  • Practical skills in utilizing spreadsheets, graphics, and related computer programs.

3.Duties and Responsibilities

  • Builds a database of grant sources and potential partners;
  • Develops concept notes and/or project/program proposals;
  • Engages in the mobilization of resources for project/program implementation;
  • Forges a strong working relationship with partners and stakeholders;
  • Manages program/project grants;
  • Teams up with other EAS staff to facilitate project/program implementation;
  • Plans and participates in project monitoring and evaluation processes;
  • Produces activity and grants reports;
  • Participates in the development of the strategic and annual plans.

4.Employment duration

  • One year, renewable based on performance and the availability of funds.

5.Salary and benefits

  • As per the Academy’s salary scale and benefits package.

Submission of Applications

  • Qualified applicants are invited to send their application letter (max 1 page) with their latest CV through email:
  • Women are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Application documents should include supporting evidence of previous achievements and experiences, with testimonials from previous supervisors.
  • Please note that only those candidates meeting the job requirements will be contacted for written and oral screening tests.