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Project Field Coordinator, Shashemane (Oromia)


  • Organization: GGGI - Global Green Growth Institute
  • Location: Oromia
  • Grade: Administrative support - X5
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

Project Field Coordinator, Shashemane (Oromia)

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as "green growth", which targets key aspects of economic performance such a poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions. The organization partners with countries, multilateral institutions, government bodies, and private sector to help build economies that grow strongly and are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change.

GGGI has a diverse portfolio of programs in developing countries around the world. These in-country programs, together with global products and services, focus on delivering results through an integrated approach of evidence-based green growth planning and implementation aligned to countries’ development priorities. The organization also focuses on knowledge development and management activities which build a strong theoretical and empirical basis for green growth, while providing concrete options and guidance for policy makers; as well as building the conditions for public and private green infrastructure investments.

GGGI is implementing a KOICA funded “Climate Resilient Forest and Landscape Restoration (CRFLR) project in Ethiopia” in partnership with national and regional government partners. The overall goal of this project is to secure provision of ecosystem services and improve climate resilience and green growth that contributes to national development strategy, GGGI’s strategic outcomes and sustainable development goals.

To support the project implementation at Woreda and Kebele level, the Project Field Coordinator will have dual roles of coordination at Woreda and Kebele level that include forest restoration and sustainable farm land management, participatory land use planning, participatory forest management, climate smart agriculture, forest and farm product value chain and small and medium scale enterprise development, community based organization capacity building and cooperative establishment, and any other activities for effective delivery of results. The position will report to Project Manager and Regional Coordinator.




The Project Field Coordinator will be based in Shashemene (Oromia) and or an adjacent woreda government office. S/he will provide support to the field teams and government partner offices. S/he will coordinate the overall implementation of the CRFLR project activities at the Woreda and Kebele level including but not limited to: Coordinate the day-to-day project activities and processes, facilitate the engagement of all stakeholders.

  • Ensure inclusive CBO based community involvement at the targeted landscape restoration sites of the project.
  • Support Woreda/Kebele level staff and government partners to implement restoration of degraded landscapes; forest management and restoration activities in forest lands and sustainable farm land management in adjacent farm lands.
  • Support the project planning, implementation, monitoring, project finance and resources management.
  • Coordinate the Baseline assessment work to be conducted by Wondo Genet College of Forestry.
  • Coordinate all field work activities of the project; including forest restoration and sustainable farm land management, participatory land use planning, participatory forest management, climate smart agriculture, forest and farm product value chain and small and medium scale enterprise development, community based organization capacity building and cooperative establishment.




Engage with relevant stakeholders and partners at the Region – Woreda- Kebele levels for effective planning and execution of the project.




  • Facilitate and organize woreda level workshops, meetings, and related events such as Region to Woreda steering and technical committee meetings, trainings, and others.
  • Ensure proper recording of project operations.
  • Support implementation of developed approaches and models in partnership with project staff and communities at respective woreda/kebele.
  • Ensure GGGI’s policies and procedures are complied.
  • Ensure gender is integrated and mainstreamed throughout all the project outputs and activities.
  • Ensure proper documentation and sharing of information.
  • Provide supports on the establishment CBOs, WMCs and forest/farm product enterprise groups.
  • Organize joint monitoring missions and track progress of activities; Facilitate and support monitoring visits and project related studies by experts and consultants.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry, Natural Resources Management, Project Management, Agriculture, Administration and Finance or related field of study. MSc is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ work experiences in Agriculture, Forestry and natural resources management, watershed management, project management in NGO or Multilateral organization settings.
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required.
  • Fluency in local language of the region/area (Afan Oromo for Oromia Region) is desirable.
  • Experience in project planning and reporting, documentation and communications is an advantage.
  • Understanding on land use, agriculture and forestry related legal frameworks and policies.
  • Experience in facilitation, organizing and conducting stakeholder meetings and workshops.
  • Experience in working with rural communities; experience and proven track record in participatory approaches.
  • Good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).




  • Demonstrates strong organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills. 
  • Outstanding teamwork and consensus building.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Plans, coordinates, and organizes workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work with multi-cultural teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and have a flexible approach to tasks given.




  • Understand and actively supports GGGI’s mission, vision, and values.
  • Promote the optimum use of public resources.
  • Promote an organizational culture of trust, transparency, respect, and partnership.
  • Process and share information easily, Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Manage emotions and stress positively, builds rapport and resolves conflict easily.
  • Promote creativity and innovation among staff.
  • Be able to lead where needed and provide solutions to project-level challenge.


* Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees, or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.


* Due to the large volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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Child protection – GGGI is committed to child protection, irrespective of whether any specific area of work involves direct contact with children. GGGI’s Child Protection Policy is written in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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