Partnership Development Advisor

Position: Partnership Development Advisor

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Chiro, Ethiopia

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: October 1, 2018

Full Description

Brief Description:

9 Months | Start Date between Sep-Nov 2018

Specific objectives of the placement:

- Strengthen the communication system of CARE West Hararghe Zone (WHZ) Sector Offices and Oda Bultum University (OBU)
- Develop quality communication materials, such as organizational webpages, briefs, publications and reports / documentations
- Support the development of partnership and networking among CARE West Hararghe Office, WHZ Sector Offices and OBU for effective implementation of GROW project in the targeted six districts of West Hararghe Administrative Zone.

As a volunteer, you will:

- Assist for the establishment of effective organizational communication system across GROW project implementing partners

- Facilitate staff capacity development for production of quality communication materials

- Enable organizational networking and partnership development for effective resource mobilization and sharing learnings

- Build partners’ / stakeholders’ capacity in community mobilization and event organization skills

- Develop quarterly and annual quality reports and project implementation documentation materials

Essential Academic Qualifications:

- MA degree in Communication / Communication for Development, Project Management, International Relations, / Journalism or related field

Essential Professional Background:

- At least 2 years’ experience, establishment of organizational communication strategies, capacity building for communication system strengthening and networking and partnership development

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

- Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

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