Hailemariam & Roman Foundation

Hailemariam & Roman Foundation wants to recruit employees in the following vacant Position

Job Title1 : Community Mobilisation, Public Awareness and Communication Officer

Required Qualification, Experience and skill
Education Master’s degree in academic fields such as Media and Communication, Tourism Promotion, Rural Development, Development Studies, Gender Studies, or any other related fields with practical exposure to Natural Resource Management.
The Officer must have relevant work experience of 8 years and above, particularly in project communication and public mobilization environments.
Demonstrated expertise and experience in media and communication works.
Proven experience communicating and collaborating with local communities, private sector, and local, national and regional stakeholders to achieve agreed collective outcomes.
Excellent facilitation and coordination skills, the ability to manage the timely and effective delivery of quantity and quality work on time.
Demonstrated expertise and experience, knowledge and skills in gender issues and women empowerment in the protected areas

Responsibilities
Prepare an annual communication plan of action in line with the project document project communication strategy and consultation with the three component leads/officers of the PMU and guide its implementation through coordinating the PMU staff and relevant stakeholders.
Facilitate community discussions and consultation platforms with respective project component officers and the project coordinator in a way that leads to effective community engagement in implementing the project targets.
In close collaboration with the PMU respective officers and the Maze National Park management, organize advocacy platforms such as community forums, school clubs, local youth volunteer groups, environmental defenders, conservation campaigners, livelihoods associations, water user groups, fire brigades/task forces, local government officials, etc, and convey the project goals, strategies, and activities.

Job Title2: Livelihood and Ecotourism Officer (LEO)

Required Qualification, Experience and skill
Education The Livelihoods and Ecotourism Officer must have a Master’s degree in academic fields such as Rural Livelihoods, Environmental Management, Tourism Development, Agri-Business, Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Economics, Environment and Development, Rural Development and Livelihoods, or other related fields.
The Officer must have a relevant work experience of 8 years and above.
Previous experience in protected area management would be an asset.
Articulated knowledge of government policies and strategies about rural livelihoods and agri-business, natural resource management, tourism development, etc.
Proven experience communicating and collaborating with local communities, the private sector, and local, national and regional stakeholders to achieve agreed collective outcomes.
Excellent facilitation and coordination skills, the ability to manage the timely and effective delivery of quantity and quality work on time.

Responsibilities
Prepare an annual plan of action per the project document and guide the implementation of alternative livelihoods and ecotourism activities through working with other PMU staff and all relevant stakeholders.
Create smooth and collegial working relationships and communication lines with the park management, community representatives, local stakeholders and government officials to ensure the effective implementation of livelihoods and ecotourism targets as specified in the project document.
In close collaboration with stakeholders and the PMU staff, establish alternative livelihoods and ecotourism associations, committees or other relevant platforms for the project implementation.
Organize, facilitate, and provide planned capacity building to the livelihoods and ecotourism organizations, members and leadership, and devise mechanisms to implement their plans effectively.
Mobilize stakeholders and communities towards attaining the project goals of creating sustainable rural livelihoods for those engaged in the pursuit.

Job Title3: Project Driver (PD)

Required Qualification, Experience and skill.
Education He/she has to have a 4th-degree driving license.
Has to have an education level of primary school completion.
Non-alcoholic, free from any addiction.
He/she who can present a full medical certificate of eligibility for field-based driving service.
Driving experience of more than 10 years, most of which is in rural and project contexts.
Willingness to be based on the project site with frequent field commuting.
Being conversant with the local language of the project area community and culture

Responsibility
The job holder should work in line with the New Labor Proclamation – Proclamation No. 1156/2019 (Monday to Friday). However, the driver must provide a driving service when there is a need to travel beyond the regular hours.
Application Deadline :Mar1, 2024

How to Apply

Directly apply in person at the Hailemariam & Roman Foundation, Crown Prince Palace, Gulelle Sub-City, Woreda 2, Entoto Street, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (with attention to Executive Office Assistant) or send the application forms (i.e., Updated CV, non-returnable academic credentials, recommendation letters, and other relevant documents to the application) via the email address: c.scetp@haileromanfoundation.org

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