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7 Feb 2024

CESP (Community Engagement and Sponsorship Program Officer – Harargeh & Oda Bultum at World Vision Ethiopia

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Job Description

World Vision Ethiopia began its first intervention in Ethiopia in 1971 with relief and opened the Ethiopia office in 1975. Relief, rehabilitation and small community development projects dominated the decade that followed. During the 1984/85 drought, World Vision Ethiopia participated in a massive relief operation that saved the lives of millions of people.

Major Responsibility

Programs development & planning: 20%

  • Collaborate and work in integration with technical project officers by handling the allocated RC and program activities in the KAs.
  • Provides technical support and ensure that children are being monitored, benefited from and are participating in the program.
  •  Programs development & planning Develop a plan for implementing sponsorship 2.0 initiatives in the AP in collaboration with the AP team and ensure quality and timeliness by delivering the required production.
  • Conduct capacity building trainings on sponsorship activities, new initiatives, positive parenting and child development for front line staff and volunteers, and organize and engage local communities and partners in sponsorship business activities and monitor its implementation.

Programs Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation: 30%

  • Facilitate and monitor RC Management, Sponsorship Performances (SOIs, CMS and other GNOD Issues, etc.), data reconciliation and system upgrades, system functionality, RC/family support and participations using various tools, and analyze and share the reports with all concerned for timely action
  •  Ensure and monitor all CESP activities, the integration of sponsorship with programs and maintain the quality and timeliness of all sponsorship communications (SOIS), CMS and GNOD related issues.
  • Facilitate and take part in quality delivery of inputs for APRs and Christmas Cards designs and provide comments and feedbacks to contribute to quality product and timely delivery to respective sponsors and SOs.

Networking and Collaborate with Partners: 20%

  • Networking and Collaborate with Partners Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual sponsorship accomplishment reports to all concerned in timely manner Advice the ADP Manager on sponsorship Issues
  • Coordinate and take part in timely management of AP transitions related activities like Project Closure Comment/report, Fare-well Letters and video, and RC drops as per the SOs guidance.
  • Follow up child well-being (CWB) cases (education, health/nutrition and protection, etc.), annualize with AP team and take action engaging Revised 26 June 2014 | Page 3 all responsible stakeholders.
  • Support system and data management specialist during work load and in absence of the staff from AP area by handling sponsorship system and data management related activities.
  •  Plan and implement funds like Birthday Bounce Back/birthday gifts, gift kits and GNs aligned with the standards and the organization’s development approaches.

Accountability: 20%

  • Facilitate and take part in Sponsorship Audit and other accountability review processes at AP and handle the implementation of audit recommendations to ensure that the identified gaps are addressed in timely manner.


Minimum Education Qualification required:

  • Required: BA in English, Psychology, Sociology, and other related fields
  • Preferred: MA in English, Psychology, Sociology, Development studies and other relevant fields

Work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  • 3 years & above on relevant field and NGOs experience in child sponsorship and development is preferred
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills in Windows, Ms Excel, Word, publisher and power point.
  • Proven negotiation skills,
  • Fluent writing and spoken English.
  • Good knowledge in WV sponsorship programs is preferred.

Travel and/or Work Environment

  • Willingness to work in rural environmental context
  • 95% travel to communities and both Office and field/community-based.
  • Travel: 5% Domestic is required.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 29 February. 2024


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