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Program Officer (Deadline: Nov 2, 2022)

Location:  Shire, Tigray
Salary:  N/A
Deadline: Nov 2, 2022

Job Description

The Program Officer supervises the implementation of core program in Tigray and new areas to be identified, the Program officer will supervisor the trainers in the centers. The Program Officer ensures the quality of the services and the day-to-day activities are delivered to Women participants in the best way possible. He/ She is also responsible to make sure that the Program goes according to work plans. The officer puts schedules in places for different activities without causing any conflict. The officer will be responsible to create a friendly learning environment for Women participants. It is the officer’s responsibility to raise PRs of maintenance needs for the centers in a timely manner.

Job Requirements

Overseeing women’s training centers by:

o   Supervising the implementation of activities in accordance with the program plan and budget

o   Ensure that participants receive up to date information and are aware of the assistance available in the centers and the area.

o   Provides trainings and replace trainers in case of their absence.

o   Promote referral, complaint & feedback mechanism for the affected population.

o   Maintain an overall schedule and plan of activities of Women participate  activities offered to participants.

o   Follow up with the social and economic trainers on participants who miss classes and report this back to the PM.

o   Coordinate with other organizations and create a service map for all offered services in the area.

o   Submit detailed bi-weekly field reports to the program manager and indicate challenges, achievement, and success stories.

Coordination and Communication:

o   Participate in community identifications and assessments.

o   Coordinate with program officers from other program areas and share experiences.

o   Coordinate with governmental institutions such as Woreda and Zonal local authorities

o   Responsible for the delivery of the stipends to women on a monthly basis and submit supporting documents to clear advances.

o   Continuously assess and evaluate program implementation against program work plan in collaboration with the trainers.

o   Submit monthly needed reports to supervisor.

o   Participate in mid-term assessments for finding new locations, and/or needs assessment, any field research or evaluation of Economic Empowerment activities such as saving groups, vocational classes.

o   Supports the program trainers in collecting success stories, photos and signed consent forms for each photo submitted.

o   Keep the supervisor aware of any problems or issues encountered in the field as soon as it happens.

o   Assist in community outreach activities during enrollment.

o   Assist in community mobilization of participants in assigned locations.

o   Any other duties assigned by supervisor


o   Minimum Bachelor is Degree in Psychology or any relevant field.

o   Minimum of 3 years of work experience in relevant fields, preferably within INGOs sector and at least 1 year at a supervisory level.

o   Ability to understand the needs of Woman participants   targeted groups.

o   Experience working on curricula such as Healing Wounds of Trauma (HWOT)

o   Experience implementing projects with trauma affected children

o   Knowledge of actors specializing in mental Health &Trauma

o   This position will be working directly with female participants/beneficiaries, so female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested applicants can send ONLY updated CV and Aplication letter to hrspe@samaritan.org no later than November 2, 2022. Please write the position title you are applying for in the email subject line, ” Program Officer”


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