Employment Opportunities

  • Short-term Senior MEAL Expert – 5-Year Governance Program
    Short-term Senior MEAL Expert – 5-Year Governance Program

    Short-term Senior MEAL Expert – 5-Year Governance Program

    The Forum of Federations is an international learning organization, based in Canada, working on federal and devolved governance across the globe. We ...AndrewSep 14, 2017
  • Short-term Senior Gender Expert
    Short-term Senior Gender Expert

    Short-term Senior Gender Expert

    The Forum of Federations is an international learning organization, based in Canada, working on federal and devolved governance across the globe. We ...AndrewSep 14, 2017
  • Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (mid-management)
    Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (mid-management)

    Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (mid-management)

    Candidates must demonstrate a strong understanding and capacity to manage all dimensions in monitoring, evaluation and learning for complex governance projects. This ...AndrewAug 25, 2017
  • Gender Expert (mid-management)
    Gender Expert (mid-management)

    Gender Expert (mid-management)

    Candidates should have a strong understanding of gender analysis and gender equity (GE) programming, especially related to governance. The main responsibilities include: ...AndrewAug 25, 2017
  • Head of Finance-Administration (senior management)
    Head of Finance-Administration (senior management)

    Head of Finance-Administration (senior management)

    Candidates must demonstrate capacity to manage all finance and administration requirements for the organization operating in Ethiopia, including accounting.... AndrewAug 25, 2017
The Forum of Federations is an international learning organization, based in Canada, working on federal and devolved governance across the globe. The Forum has been legally established in Ethiopia since 2008 as an international organization registered under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We are launching a new 5-year program on Strengthening Federal Governance and Pluralism in Ethiopia. The program will provide/facilitate policy research and advice, training, and public dialogue in the areas of intergovernmental relations, fiscal federalism and constitutional rights. The Forum works very closely with government institutions (under the leadership of the House of Federation) and non-state actors such as political parties, academics, media professional and business associations, and other civil society organizations.

The Forum is initially seeking highly enthusiastic and qualified professionals for three key positions:

*** Deadline for all current openings is September 15, 2017 ***

 

Head of Finance-Administration (senior management)

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — For Ethiopian nationals only

Candidates must demonstrate capacity to manage all finance and administration requirements for the organization operating in Ethiopia, including accounting (banking, disbursements, cash flow, design and enforcement of controls, reporting), human resources (payroll, tax, benefits, policy), budget forecast and control, procurement, logistics, event coordination, managing short-term consultants, etc. Key qualifications requirements are: minimum first degree in accounting/finance (professional certification also welcomed); minimum eight (8) years experience in finance-administration field including at least 2 years in an international organization(s); experience in supervising other admin support staff; capacity to work independently; demonstrated team work attributes.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Requirements for all positions: must possess the right to work in Ethiopia; fluency in Amharic mandatory (competency in other Ethiopian languages a definite asset); strong English language skills (written and oral); skilled in basic Microsoft Office applications; excellent interpersonal skills that promote a mutually positive, productive and empowered work environment

The Forum provides a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

To Apply — Submit only (a) a CV and (b) cover letter of 1-2 pages. Submit to: forum@forumfed.org or using the form below. Do not submit photographs, certificates or any other documents at this time. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Gender Expert (mid-management)

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — For Ethiopian nationals only

Candidates should have a strong understanding of gender analysis and gender equity (GE) programming, especially related to governance. The main responsibilities include: research, analysis and reporting on GE issues in Ethiopia related to governance; advising and helping project team and partners to ensure GE mainstreaming in all aspects of programming (design, consultations, implementation, M&E); coaching FOF staff and partners to better understand and promote gender equity. This national position will be supported by a part-time international gender expert(s) as/if required. Key qualifications requirements include: graduate or professional degree in relevant field; minimum six (6) years experience working on gender issues in Ethiopia, of which two years should be in program implementation; deep knowledge of official GE policies, programs in Ethiopia as well as the actual operating environment for GE in Ethiopia; demonstrate understanding of GE policies and practices utilized by development agencies; knowledge of international practices for promoting GE especially in the governance field; knowledge of M&E dimensions of gender equity an asset.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Requirements for all positions: must possess the right to work in Ethiopia; fluency in Amharic mandatory (competency in other Ethiopian languages a definite asset); strong English language skills (written and oral); skilled in basic Microsoft Office applications; excellent interpersonal skills that promote a mutually positive, productive and empowered work environment

The Forum provides a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

To Apply — Submit only (a) a CV and (b) cover letter of 1-2 pages. Submit to: forum@forumfed.org or using the form below. Do not submit photographs, certificates or any other documents at this time. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (mid-management)

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — For Ethiopian nationals only

Candidates must demonstrate a strong understanding and capacity to manage all dimensions in monitoring, evaluation and learning for complex governance projects. This national position will be supported by a part-time international M&E expert(s) as/if required. The main responsibilities include: assist other staff in further refining the project logic model; design indicators for all levels of results (activities to ultimate outcomes); identify and design data collection methods, manage reporting protocols; assist in identifying lessons learned and advise on continuous learning and adjustment. Key qualifications include: relevant university first degree with minimum 8 years experience specializing in M&E, or graduate degree and minimum 5 years experience; experience in governance sector an asset; knowledge of state-of- the-art for M&E methodologies applied in governance programming, including but not limited to indicator development, data collection and reporting; strong knowledge of results based management (RBM) or similar project management systems.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Requirements for all positions: must possess the right to work in Ethiopia; fluency in Amharic mandatory (competency in other Ethiopian languages a definite asset); strong English language skills (written and oral); skilled in basic Microsoft Office applications; excellent interpersonal skills that promote a mutually positive, productive and empowered work environment

The Forum provides a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

To Apply — Submit only (a) a CV and (b) cover letter of 1-2 pages. Submit to: forum@forumfed.org or using the form below. Do not submit photographs, certificates or any other documents at this time. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Short-term Senior Gender Expert – 5-Year Governance Program

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — For Ethiopian nationals only

The Program — The Forum of Federations is an international learning organization, based in Canada, working on federal and devolved governance across the globe. We are launching a new 5-year program on Strengthening Federal Governance and Pluralism in Ethiopia, funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The ultimate outcome for the program is a stronger and more responsive federal system for Ethiopian men and women. The program will provide/facilitate policy research and advice, capacity building, and public dialogue in the areas of intergovernmental relations, fiscal federalism and constitutional rights (see Logic Model attached). The Forum works very closely with government institutions and non-state actors such as political parties, academics, professional and business associations, and other civil society organizations.

The Forum is committed to achieving maximum gender equality impact through this program (GAC’s GE level 2). We are seeking a senior Gender Expert to work with our team in Ottawa and Addis Ababa initially to produce a comprehensive Gender Analysis as per requirements of the Forum and GAC.

View Full Description

Short-term Senior MEAL Expert – 5-Year Governance Program

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — For Ethiopian nationals only

The Program — The Forum of Federations is an international learning organization, based in Canada, working on federal and devolved governance across the globe (see — www.forumfed.org). We are launching a new 5-year program on Strengthening Federal Governance and Pluralism in Ethiopia, funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The program will provide/facilitate policy research and advice, capacity building, and public dialogue in the areas of intergovernmental relations, fiscal federalism and constitutional rights (see Logic Model attached). The Forum works very closely with government institutions and non-state actors such as political parties, academics, professional and business associations, and other civil society organizations.

We are seeking a senior M&E expert to work with our team in Ottawa and Addis Ababa to advise on producing the M&E requirements for the program’s inception plan – i.e., refining the logic model, completing the performance management framework, strengthening gender equity targets and data collection, strengthening theory of change, design and oversight of a baseline study, establishing data collection and reporting protocols, etc.

View Full Description

Federalism Expertise Required

Please check back soon….

 

*** Deadline for all current openings is September 15, 2017 ***
 

Apply Now

Only applications filled out on this page will be reviewed.