District Coordinator

  • SNV
  • Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region, Ethiopia
  • 16/11/2021
Full time


Summary of the position 

The District Coordinator responsible for the planning, implementation and achievement of the project goals in his/her cluster of the woreda’s. S/he supervises the work of the the woreda. S/he works under direct supervision of Cluster Coordinator, while closely working with the national team consisting of a international Team leader, Deputy Team leader, Senior horticultural Advisor, an supply chain Advisor, a crop protection expert, an Agricultural education liaison officer and a practical academic expert.

In consultation with the Regional Manager, s/he will prepare annual and quarterly cluster plans, oversee project coordination, monitor progress and prepares progress reports to regional BoA and BOFED and contributes to monthly, quarterly and annual plans & reports for the donor and SNV. S/he shall maintain effective working relationships with government partners (BOFED, BoA) and private actors (firms, coops, service providers, MFIs etc.). S/he participates in events related to Horticulture and contributes to knowledge development in Horti-LIFE.


1. Planning

2. Implementation

3. Financial & Administrative Management

4. Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting

5. Networking, Learning & Representation

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Contract Type: Local

SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment.



  • A minimum of BSc degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field (horticulture, plant science, agricultural economics, agricultural extension, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge on horticultural production; especially on pest management
  • Sound knowledge of horticulture extension system, marketing of fruits and vegetables and market potential analysis.
  • Familiar with gender concepts and mainstreaming  

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 3- 4 years of work experience in agricultural/horticultural extension service and value chain development.
  • Broad experience in capacity building, extension service.
  • Experience in working on gender issues is an advantage

Skills and competency required 

  • Energetic and motivating attitude
  • Pragmatic and solution orientated approach
  • Team player with networking abilities
  • Fluent in English (official working language of SNV) and local languages
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills and Motorbike license

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking on the I'm Interested button and complete your application in our in-house recruitment system before 13 June 2021. Please send your application letter and CV that contains three referees as you apply with position title as subject/reference.

women candidates are highly encaraged to apply 

NB: Only shortlisted will be contacted.

Additional Information

Terms of Appointment

This is a full-time position with the successful candidate being contracted on a 2 years contract with the possibility of renewal. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience with an attractive benefits package. SNV is a global organization committed to bringing different people, ideas, and perspectives together. We invite especially women to submit their application as we want to increase the number of women in leadership positions.  

We do not ask for any fees (refundable or non-refundable) at any stage of the job application and or recruitment process. We, therefore, appeal to job seekers not to respond to any such requests.