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Operations Officer - Addis Ababa

Published on 02.07.2021


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Position : Operations Officer - Addis Ababa


The Operations Officer will serve as the World Direct Regional Focal Point, reporting to the Emergency Response Section (ERS).


Within delegated authority, the Operations Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Monitors, analyzes and reports on Operational activities, disaster relief/management or emergency situations for World Direct
  • Manages World Direct Emergency Response related activities, including organizing and delivery of regional emergency response exercises and training events, oversees and supports the management of teams in the region.
  • Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes and help ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations.
  • Assists in the production of appeals for international assistance; ensures the proper use and spending of donor contributions

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate. 

Required profile for job ad : Operations Officer - Addis Ababa


  • A university degree in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required.
  • A minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience in operations affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area, is required.
  • Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations 

Thank you for applying before the closing date 14th July 2021 

Please note: Only complete applications will be reviewed, and only candidates who have been selected for interview will be contacted. The position is open to African citizens who are legible to work in Ethiopia, young women & women living with disability are also encouraged to apply

World Direct is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equity, teamwork, and respect for diversity.

Job criteria for job ad : Operations Officer - Addis Ababa
Job category :
Health and social professions
HR, training
Industries :
Advice, audit, accounting
Education, training
Research and development
Services other
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Addis Ababa - Afar - Amhara - Awasa - Benishangul-Gumuz - Dire Dawa - Gambela - Harari - Oromiya - Somali - Tigray
City : Addis Ababa
Experience level :
Less than 2 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 2

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