Programme Director – Ethiopia


Tearfund in Ethiopia is looking for a highly competent and experienced Programme Director. The Programme Director (PD) will support the Country Director on all matters related to programming, operations and security focusing on the delivery of Tearfund’s Ethiopia Strategy while ensuring projects reflect Tearfund Quality Standard commitments.

Tearfund is a UK based, Christian INGO working in over 45 of the poorest countries around the world, to lift people out of poverty, using local partners and churches wherever possible. Key to our success are our values and characteristics, and the dedication and professionalism of Tearfund staff and partners in the countries we work.

Tearfund has been working in Ethiopia since the 1970s. Along with our in-country partners, we have supported the establishment and development of more than 20,000 self-help groups (SHGs) across 50 locations in Ethiopia, as a sustainable, holistic approach to fighting poverty and its manifestation.

The Programme Director is responsible for supporting partners, ensuring programme, team and partner management, follow up the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Tearfund and partners’ project activities in producing and submitting internal and external narrative and financial reports to donors, government and Tearfund strategic partners

Do you have experience of:

Planning, implementing and managing international development programs Multi sector project management and implementation Design Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning & Accountability systems Strategic planning Staff development, Staff Management, and capacity building Successful experience of project cycle management, especially in complex environments Proven experience of operating in insecure environments NGO experience (specifically working with INGO’s and local organisations) If the above describes you, have a look at the Job Profile and do apply. This is a national position based in Ethiopia. Applicants who have the right to live and work in Ethiopia will be considered for this position.

All applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.


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