Open vacancies, Ethiopia: Two field Coordinators (Gender-based violence & livelihood)

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We are recruiting a Field Coordinator/Gender-Based Violence and a Field Coordinator/Livelihood, to be based in the Somali region, Ethiopia.

The International Solidarity Foundation (ISF) is a Finnish development organization, founded in 1970. ISF development programme 2022-25 aims to prevent harmful practices and violence against women and girls (VAWG) and improve women’s livelihood resilience in Kenya, Somaliland, Puntland, and the Somali region in Ethiopia. The programme has five expected outcomes: 

  • Judicial and moral duty bearers take action to mitigate violence against    women and girls
  • Women and girls collectively claim their rights  
  • Women’s sphere of influence has expanded  
  • Women benefit from services and networks that support livelihood reform   
  • Improved capacity of farm systems to mitigate and adapt to climate change  

The programme consists of long-term development projects that are implemented by local partners, such as NGOs, community-based organizations, and women’s own businesses. ISF works closely with partners to find solutions to local problems in a systemic way.  

Ethiopia is a new programme country for ISF. The ISF Ethiopia team consists of a Country Director and a Finance and Admin Coordinator based in Addis Ababa, and two thematic field coordinators (GBV and livelihood) in the Somali region.  

Full job descriptions and the application forms for the thematic field coordinator positions are in the LAURA portal

Questions regarding the job can be sent to isfethiopia@solidaarisuus.fi. Phone inquiries only on 12–14 June 10am –11am East Africa time at +251980113078. 

Interested candidates should submit their application (including desired monthly gross salary in the section ‘Tell about yourself’, field ‘Your message to us’) at the latest on June 18th, 2023, Helsinki time (EET).  

Please submit your application as soon as possible, as we will start processing the applications already during the application period. Female candidates will be prioritized. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.