Job by Together Civil Society Organization


Project Manager

Job Description


With the mission of realizing persons’ with disabilities human rights, and to see people with disabilities and different abilities as equal members of an Ethiopian society that values each person’s potential to the fullest, TOGETHER provides rehabilitation services, vocational training, digital skills, professional integration and inclusion, and engages in awareness raising and research for lobbying and advocacy works. Since its establishment in 2013, the organization can look back to its ten years of experience and success of its core units:


  • temporarily sheltered and community based rehabilitation for women


equipping persons with visual impairment with the cultural technique and fundamental tool for today’s education:

  • digital literacy
  • Early Childhood Education for children of persons with any kind of impairment
  • Individual Scholarships for secondary and tertiary education


  • training of skills (leather works, handicrafts, food preparation) and knowledge to compete on the job market for (self) -employment
  • audio book production and virtual library

Creative Awareness Raising

  • through encounters and events of people with and without impairment
  • by challenging common perceptions, perspectives and roles
  • dialogue and dinner in the dark
  • inclusive theatre, dance and fashion shows
  • fine art workshops and exhibitions

Prevention of Blindness

Duties and Responsibilities

Sustainable Fund Acquisition

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation for TOGETHER’s comprehensive human rights based program
  • Establish and maintain constructive relationships with funding agencies for long term engagement
  • Extend and diversify partnerships with funding agencies
  • Conduct donor mapping and regularly update and communicate their profile

Project Design

  • Design context relevant innovative projects in collaboration with management and team members and all relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure technical feasibility of designed projects

Project Implementation and Coordination

  • Review, negotiate and share donor contracts to ensure confidence in meeting contractual requirements
  • Coordinate start-up processes for any new grant income, to clarify roles and responsibilities and to facilitate successful implementation and grant management
  • Coordinate in general project implementation
  • Develop detailed project plans to track progress towards agreed upon developments
  • Guide and coordinate project teams and staff members accordingly

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered in a qualitative manner on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs

Communication and Reporting

  • Maintain clear communication channels internally and externally
  • Build team spirit for common goals, mission and vision
  • Communicate effectively and with integrity with colleagues, members, stakeholders, donors and government partners to maintain respect and good relationship
  • Report and document project delivery according donor requirements
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Contribute essentially to TOGETHER’ s future orientated strategy and development
  • Be accountable to the Executive Director

Job Requirements

Education and Qualification:

  • MA/ BA degree in Economics, International Development, Institutional Development, Project Management, Social Sciences or related fields
  • Minimum of 7 years for BA holders and 5 years for MA holders in project management and project coordination
  • eventually too high if TOGETHER wants to address as well young dynamic candidates, think about please

Required Skills:

The successful candidate will prove

  • In depth experience in
  • project management and project coordination
  •  networking, partnership and advocacy within civil society and other development actors
  • Best knowledge of national policies, programs and international conventions/ frameworks
  • Analytical, critical and creative thinking
  • Strong organizational, planning and management competence


  •  to work proactively and independently with integrity and loyalty
  •  to deal with multiple tasks simultaneously, handle pressure and meet deadlines
  •   to work collaboratively with a focus on joint results
  • Creative problem solving capacity (solution-oriented mindset)
  • Strong commitment, team spirit, reliability, context and gender sensitivity
  • Very good working knowledge of ICT and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Very good communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Excellent writing, reading and speaking of English
  • Enthusiasm for equal societal participation of persons with different abilities

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates can apply through our email address:

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