Program Manager

POSITION:               Program Manager

OPEN TO:                 Ethiopian Nationals (Female applicants are highly encouraged)

OPENING DATE:     September 2, 2014

CLOSING DATE:     September 11, 2014

1.    Major Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Strategic Management
  • Integrated Program Execution with Financial Accountability
  • Lead the Attainment of  Measurable Impact in the life of Children, Families and Community
  • Ensure Compliance of Policies, Standards, Guidelines and Procedures including Child Sponsorship and Child Protection
  • Ensure Innovation in Programs, Approaches and Processes including Information Management
  • Ensure Community Empowerment through Partnership, Networking and Advocacy and Resource Mobilization
  • Enhance Quality programming through quality Program Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (DME) processes
  • People Management 

2. Qualifications Required: Master’s Degree in a relevant field. BA/BSc. could be considered with relevant experience.                    

3. Work Experience A minimum of 8 years’ experience in designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development, emergency and advocacy projects and at least 6 years’ experience  managing complex grants and programs/projects with significant experience in overseeing large multi-year programs.

4. Technical Skills and Abilities

  •  Foundational values and knowledge;
  • Personal adaptive skill;
  • Communication skills;
  • Skills Development facilitation;
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Key aspects of development;
  • Conceptual understanding and required competency in basic DME functions;
  • Knowledge and experience in Project management;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Strong planning and program design skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English.;
  • Excellent computer skills, including strong ability to utilize Microsoft Office;

5. Additional Requirements: Committed to WV’s vision, mission and core values

6. Place of Work: Gonder Zuria and Kombolcha

7. Salary: World Vision has an attractive salary and benefits scale

8. How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to fill the employment application form (you can get this form from and send to P & C Division, World Vision Ethiopia P. O. Box 3330, Addis Ababa, or submit in person to our office located in Gerji area, near Anbesa Garage within 10 days after the date of this announcement or email to Please indicate the position name on subject when email your application form.

Note: We do not receive CVs, application letters, credentials and supporting documents at this point