SOS Childrens Villages Location Program Director Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

SOS Childrens Villages Location Program Director Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

SOS Childrens Villages Ethiopia looking for “Location Program Director”.

Applicants with a MA Degree may apply on or before October 10, 2023.

SOS Children’s Villages started in 1949 with an innovative idea. Hermann Gmeiner, a child welfare advocate from Austria, recognized a problem thousands of children in post-war Europe had lost their families, and orphanages presented them with the prospect of a grim institutional childhood. His solution was to develop a model of family-like care – providing children with security and a sense of belonging by building reliable and resilient relationships.

SOS Childrens Villages Location Program Director Jobs 2023

The SOS Childrens Villages has published a job vacancy announcement on September 26, 2023 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Location Program Director to be based in Gode, Ethiopia.

Recruiter SOS Children’s Villages
Position Location Program Director
Location Gode, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification MA Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Seven (07) years
Application Deadline October 10, 2023

SOS Childrens Villages Job Vacancy 2023

Your Role:


  • Lead program and operations implemented in the program location including ACC, FS, and Humanitarian projects.
  • Lead and oversee the annual planning, reviewing, and reporting based on the standards of SOS Children Villages.
  • Ensure quality service in the ACC and implementation of programs in the program location based on the quality standard of SOS Children’s Village and Donor requirements.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of the project and service provided by the location and provide a regular report to the line managers.
  • Support and closely work with the National Office in developing/designing a program in the program location.
  • In collaboration with the National Office ensure, that child safeguarding and SHEA are mainstreamed in the program planning and implementation.
  • In collaboration with the M&E unit, ensure all programs implemented are monitored, and evaluated the program implemented in the program location.
  • Work closely with the safety focal person regarding the safety of co-workers, children, and young persons under the care of the program location


  • Lead and manage the budget preparation, analysis, and consideration for the program location based on the financial manual.
  • Ensure all projects and ACC program expenditures are on time and according to the budget planned and the financial manual.
  • Work closely with the location program and national office finance unit to ensure effective financial and budget control over the implemented programs/projects in the location.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Name: Location Program Director
  • National Association: Ethiopia
  • Function: Management
  • Position Type: Unlimited Full-Time
  • Apply Before: 10/10/2023
  • Locations: Gode, Ethiopia

Education Qualification and Experience:

  • Education: MA/MSc Degree in Sociology, Management, Public Administration, and other relevant social science streams;
  • Experience: Seven years relevant experience in the field or related field out of which three years experience in staff management and supervision;
  • Proven Experience in the development, leading, and implementation of large-scale programs.
  • Experience in leading teams, coaching, and mentoring especially managing a large team.
  • Knowledge of the local language.

How to Apply SOS Childrens Villages Location Program Director Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: October 10, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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