Annoncør: ADRA Denmark

Ansøgningsfrist: 01/05/2024

Job: ADRA Denmark is looking for a new Programme Coordinator for Ethiopia

Are you dedicated to assisting people in need and experienced in supporting humanitarian
interventions? Do you have substantial experience in managing nexus-oriented programmes, and a systematic and structured approach to your daily work? Do you enjoy working hand in hand with local partners – and support the development of local partnerships based local priorities and needs? Then you may be ADRA Denmark’s new Programme Coordinator for Ethiopia.

ADRA Denmark is an exciting workplace with 20+ employees based in Nærum, just north of
Copenhagen. We are part of a global network present in more than 120 countries all based on Christian values. The Programme Coordinator will be part of our programme team, which currently consists of 10 staff members. The position will be based in Denmark but is expected to spend a considerable amount of time supporting activities in Ethiopia and possibly other ADRA Denmark priority contexts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Programme and portfolio management of ADRA Denmark’ portfolio in Ethiopia, hereunder ensuring that ADRA DK supported programmes are implemented and monitored according to donor requirements and ADRA Denmark’s Global Strategy.
  • Strategic development and development of new programmatic initiatives in Ethiopia – and potentially support to other contexts.
  • Lead the development of ADRA Denmark’s partnerships in Ethiopia, based on local priorities, opportunities and needs, hereunder identifying pathways and opportunities for further developing organisational capacities.
  • Develop and provide quality assurance for new concepts, proposals, budgets and reports in cooperation with ADRA Ethiopia and other partners to ensure quality concepts and applications, as well as compliance with guidelines.
  • Provide technical advice on one or more of ADRA DKs strategic intervention areas (including sustainable agriculture/livelihoods and climate adaptation, civil society development, peace and stabilization, women and girls’ rights and humanitarian response) in Ethiopia and potentially other contexts.

The successful candidate will have as many as possible of the following qualifications:

  • Solid experience with programmatic work through a partner organisation.
  • Preferably at least three years’ relevant full-time professional experience in programme management (including development of Theories of Change).
  • Preferably experience with humanitarian and HDP nexus programming, as well as hands-on experience with community-based programming, climate adaptation/livelihoods/sustainable agriculture, peace and reconciliation and/or protection.
  • Strategic mindset and proven ability to translate contextual needs, analysis and response into a partnership developing space.
  • Excellent writing and negotiating skills in English.
  • Knowledge of the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS) and other key donor compliance standards.
  • Resilience, open-mindedness, and strong networker.
  • Ability to work independently and solution-oriented while following guidelines.
  • Strong intercultural and social competences.
  • Motivation to work in a faith-based civil society organisation.
  • Ability to travel 6 weeks or more per year and stay in basic conditions.

Employment conditions:

As per the ADRA Denmark terms. The salary level follows the basic government salary scale.

The workplace is Nærum, Denmark. The position will include travel activity primarily to Ethiopia (estimated at 6 weeks per year).

Information about the position:

Catch Programme Director Jon Kristiansen at [email protected] or +45 2186 4542

Start date:

As soon as possible, no later than 15th August.

To apply:

Please submit your CV and a motivated application in English to [email protected]. Please write
Programme Coordinator in the headline.

Deadline for applications:

1st May 2024

In ADRA Denmark, we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of the communities where we work.
In the process of recruitment, selection, and appointment, we implement a range of procedures and actions including background checks to ensure safeguarding of children and vulnerable people and prevention of abuse.