Dan Church Aid – Emergency Project Coordinator

Expiration date: July 31, 2023

Location: Afar Region

Job Title: Emergency Project Coordinator

Position Objective

The overall responsibility of the post is to coordinate and play leading role for successful implementation monitoring and evaluation of all DCA emergency interventions of the region.


  1. Responsible to provide technical support to implementation partners and target beneficiaries.
  2. Responsible for DCA emergency response interventions are well coordinated and synergized with similar activities of consortium agencies and other actors in the area.


  1. Manage the day-to-day planning and implementation of emergency response actions as per the agreed project document.
  2. Provide necessary technical support to implementing partner agencies on emergency response activities.
  3. Train and provide regular technical and administrative guidance to DCA field officers target beneficiaries and relevant partner staff to ensure effective implementation of emergency response intervention.
  4. Provide update on coordination meeting discussion and field monitoring findings.
  5. Manage project resources, regularly monitor budget burn rate, and take corrective actions as deemed necessary.
  6. Organize and facilitate various project level workshops and capacity building training for community groups and pertinent line officers on ER activities and related others.


  • Ensure quality programme delivery and promote integration of response interventions with livelihoods and other sectors and manage project resources and generate quality and timely report.
  • Ensure the emergency response activities are implemented in accordance with operational plan.
  • Ensure that the humanitarian standards (LEGS, CHS, Sphere minimum standard, etc) are adhere at all stages of the project cycle.

Required number: One

Type of Contract: up to May 31, 2024, with possibility of Extension

Duty Station: Afar, Berhale

Reporting to: Area Programme Manager

Expected Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Requirements


  1. Minimum of first degree in Agriculture, development studies or related fields and experience is related to cash programming.
  2. BA, BSc, MA, MSc degree in similar fields and minimum Eight years of experience for BA/BSC and Six years relevant experience for MA/MSc
  3. Good Knowledge of humanitarian operations in Ethiopia; more specifically in Afar
  4. Experience of working with NGOs/humanitarian agencies
  5. Excellent communication and organization skills, judgment and tact, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  6. Understanding of the donor environment, implementation standards and requirements
  7. Technical skill in humanitarian needs assessment, and project proposal writing
  8. Quality report writing skills and computer skills in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  9. Engagement/Experiences related to project implementation management tools like DIP/IPTT
  10. Knowledge of the operational context is advantageous.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should apply for the post via the below link.

Emergency Project Coordinator-Afar – Intranet DCA (emply.com)

DCA is an equal opportunity employer, and all interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of age, race, gender, marital status and religious, political or ethnic affiliation. Please don’t mention your religious or ethnic affiliation in your application. 

Please Submit only an application letter and CV.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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