Immediate Vacancy Announcement

Jerusalem Children and Community Development Organization (JeCCDO) is an Indigenous Non-Governmental Organization that has been working on children and community development issues in Ethiopia for more than three decades. In partnership with and the funding from Mastercard Foundation, the organization is implementing a project on Rebuilding Economies of Women in Conflict Affected Areas of Afar and Amhara Regions.

In connection with this project, JeCCDO has a vacancy for the following job position and invites qualified candidates to apply.

Job Title: Entrepreneurship Promotion Specialist

Number Needed:  1 (one)

  Major Duties:

  • Coordinate implementation of economic empowerment interventions.
  • Guide Entrepreneurship Promotion Officers and monitor performance of their activities.
  • Manage relationship and networking with Government, Partners and other Stakeholders.
  • Manage budget earmarked for entrepreneurship promotion and economic rebuilding of target groups.
  • Follow up and report progress and achievements.

Required Qualification, Experience and Skills


  Qualification: M.A/M.Sc., B.A/B.Sc. Degree in Development Economics, Agricultural Economics,

Business Administration, Sociology, Social Work or Psychology

                 Experience:   8 years for M.A./M.Sc., 10 years for B.A/B.Sc. in related works. Experience in NGOs is advantageous.



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Computer literate.
  • Ability to mobilize and coordinate and work with diverse Stakeholders and Community Groups at grassroots level.
  • Adequate knowledge and awareness on safeguarding of children, women adults and other vulnerable groups of the community.
  • Diligent, attentive to details.
  • Good command of English and Amharic Languages both spoken and written.

 Duty station: Addis Ababa

Interested Applicants are invited to submit their applications along with their curriculum vitae, credentials and other supporting documents to JeCCDO Head Office or through P.O. Box 41742 in seven working days starting from the date of this vacancy announcement.                     


Qualifying females are highly encouraged to apply. Applications through e-mails will not be considered.


Applicants can also submit their applications in person to JeCCDO Head Office in Addis Ababa which is located from Megenagna

on the way to CMC at Gurd Sholla, around St. Sahlite Miheret Church adjacent to the Ethiopian Athletics Federation building, in

Ten Sisters NGOs building 2nd Floor, Tel. 0911070718 / 0911-241858.


N.B:   As a child focused organization, JeCCDO pays due attention to safeguarding of children, youths, women and other vulnerable groups issues in its staff recruitment procedures and practices.