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28 Mar 2019

Nrm Expert at Ethiopian Catholic Church Social Development Coordinating Office of Meki

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Ethiopian Catholic Church Social Development Commission Coordinating Branch office of Meki (ECC-SDCBOM) is a faith-based Non-Governmental Organization having Social Development activities in the Vicariate of Meki. The Social Development activities are carried out under the Social and Development Commission Branch Office.  The office has secured financial support from AECID and Caritas Spain to implement a Project entitled Food Security and Rural Development III (FSRD III) project in Arsi Nagele,Heben Arsi, Shala  Siraro, Wondo, Shahsemene and Kore Woredas of West Arsi Zone from April 2019.

Ethiopian Catholic Church Social & Development Commission Branch Office of Meki needs to employ personnel on the following Job areasPurpose of the Position:

The NRM expert, working under the immediate supervision of FSRD III Project Manager is responsible for Planning, coordinating, directing, monitoring and reporting of natural resource management activities. He/She will liaison implementation of project activities at woreda and kebeles levels with woreda line office experts, DAs and Lead Community Facilitators. The incumbent is responsible to provide technical support for Lead Community Facilitators, Watershed Management Committees and woreda experts to achieve implementation of project activities at woreda and kebeles levels.

Key /Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Planning and Implementation

  • Prepare weekly, Monthly, quarterly, biannual and yearly physical plan of NRM activities
  •  Organize, train and coach selected soil and water conservation beneficiary farmers
  • Prepare Micro – watershed Maps using GIS and physical observation and information from community in the selected watershed
  • Establish and strengthen Watershed Management associations and other appropriate farmers group at Kebele, zone and  Gare level
  • Supervise implementation of physical soil and water conservation structures
  • Provide farm tools for selected beneficiary farmers for soil and water conservation structures
  • Organize different NRM  implemented activities report and submit for project manager
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Project Manager


  • Coordinates the implementation of the project activity in line with the objectives of the project
  • Organize and facilitate NRM training sessions for woreda expert, LCF  and targeted communities
  • Participates in key stakeholders joint planning and collaboration events
  • Represent project on external working groups in the woreda when relevant and ensure the project has appropriate visibility.
  • Ensure that the /Projects team leads to provide accurate information, in an appropriate format for ECC-SDCBOM Branch Office and Government monitoring systems
  • Proactively engage with woreda level project staff to share knowledge and to identify best practice in the ECC-SDCCOM project intervention areas.

 Communication and representation

  • Creates a better working relation, networking, and partnership with the local community and concerned Woreda government institutions
  • Liaise with local authorities, research institutes, partner organizations, NGOs, government bodies on activities related to project activities
  • Performs other related activities as assigned by immediate supervisor

Reporting and documentation

  • Review and compile monthly, quarterly and annual/biannual project NRM performance report to the Project Manager on the 25th of the  reporting month
  • Makes available any necessary documentation at the Office and provides to project Manager when required
  • Ensure that all donor requirements are met, including timely preparation of Project  NRM reports
  • Ensure adequate filing system is maintained for projects at Woreda office level;
  • Ensure that all donor, ECC-SDCCOM and government requirements are met

The term of Employment: Contact based

Job Requirements

 Minimum Qualification Requirements:


  • BSc in Natural Resource Management, Watershed Management, Rural Development, or other relevant fields of study


  • Minimum of three year NGO work Experience in the area of Natural Resource Management and watershed management
  Competencies /Knowledge, Ability and Skill
  • Respect and keep MCS core values (Provision of holistic service, dignity of human being, solidarity, stewardship and subsidiarity)
  • Build partnerships and manage performances for success
  • Accountable & courage to his work
  • Good interpersonal skill & Pro – active in problem solving
  • Contribute to team success and organization
  • Good computer skills, word, excel, powerpoint, use of the internet
  •  Knowledge of English and local language(Afaan Oromo) is required
  • Experience and skills in playing a supportive role, demonstrating the ability to support field teams’ members to deliver results for operational work
  • Demonstrated experience of integrating cross-cutting issues and diversity into programming

How to Apply

Place of Application: Applicants should submit their CV and other necessary documents to ECC-SDCBOM, Meki town, HR Office and Shashemene  Branch office HR

Address: ECC-SDCBOM,P.O.Box 43,Meki, Telephone: 022-1-18 0798 or 022-1-180193

E-mail: [email protected]

Only short least candidates will be communicated.

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