Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency Vacancy

Join us at the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency in our mission to positively impact the lives of smallholder farmers. We seek individuals of integrity, fairness, and honesty who are committed to making a difference. If you share these values, we welcome you to explore the following career opportunities:

Position 1: Senior Project II – Gender, Safeguarding And Youth Inclusiveness


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in fields such as gender studies, sociology, psychology, anthropology, socioeconomics, agricultural economics, agricultural extension, or rural development.
  • A minimum of 8 years (for Master’s degree holders) or 10 years (for Bachelor’s degree holders) of relevant experience in designing and implementing gender, safeguarding, and youth inclusive initiatives within the agricultural sector.
  • Profound understanding of gender equality and empowerment of women and youth in agriculture.
  • Proven track record in designing, implementing, and evaluating projects or programs focused on women and youth empowerment.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills for report writing, developing training modules, and implementing guidelines.
  • Experience in conducting adult training sessions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with a knack for fostering stakeholder collaboration and partnerships.
  • Capacity to maintain composure and positivity in challenging situations, managing multiple assignments under tight deadlines.

Position 2: Senior Project Officer II – Livestock Value Chain


  • Master’s degree or higher in Animal Science, Animal Production, or related fields.
  • At least 8 years of experience in agricultural development projects, with a minimum of 4 years specifically focused on livestock development.
  • Hands-on experience in at least two of the following areas: fodder production and distribution, farming system analysis, soil fertility management, or apiculture.
  • Familiarity with the Ethiopian context, particularly within the Tigray Region.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Ethiopia’s agricultural sector and its operational dynamics involving public, private, and informal actors.
  • Strong ability to perform under pressure, build relationships, and collaborate effectively in a team.
  • Adaptive problem-solving skills for challenging environments.
  • Proficiency in both oral and written English, as well as Amharic.
  • Sensitivity towards gender and environmental issues.

Position 3: Senior Project Officer II – Environment And Social Safeguarding


  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Sociology, or Development Studies.
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Environment and Social aspects.
  • Proficiency in coordinating Environmental and Social risk management, adhering to World Bank standards.
  • Previous engagement with gender aspects, particularly the Gender Action Plan, is advantageous.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills, including dialogue facilitation with relevant public and private stakeholders.
  • Strong communication abilities with a collaborative working style.
  • Experience in multicultural team environments preferred.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and reporting capabilities.
  • Personal values emphasizing integrity, honesty, and service.

Passionate about networking, partnership building, and alliance formation. Creative thinker and self-motivated individual.

Position 4: Information Technology Director


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Applied Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Statistics, or related fields.
  • At least 12 years of experience, with 6 years in a managerial capacity.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, prioritizing high performance, teamwork, accountability, and results.
  • Competence in managing various IT disciplines, including network operations, software development, technical support, and system administration.
  • Experience overseeing mid-to-large scale projects and budgeting.
  • Skilled in managing both consultants and permanent staff.
  • Excellent communication skills for effective collaboration across all levels of the organization and with external stakeholders.

Deadline :May 31, 2024

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications are invited to submit: (i) a cover letter, (ii) a CV (maximum 5 pages) To apply, please visit:

Ensure to mention the position title in the subject line of your cover letter. Please refrain from including scanned certificates with your application.

We highly encourage women to apply.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will receive further communication.

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