COOPI Head of Mission Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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COOPI Head of Mission Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

COOPI Ethiopia looking for “Head of Mission”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 22nd January 2024.

COOPI was founded by Father Barbieri on 15 April 1965. This is when it all started – a journey spanning more than fifty years during which COOPI and Italian international cooperation have expanded and evolved in very different aspects.

The COOPI has published a job vacancy announcement on 15th January, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Head of Mission to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

COOPI Job Vacancy 2024

Main Responsibilities:

  • Strategy and planning: verify and proposes to the Regional Coordinator the intervention priorities to consolidate the organization’s opportunity to be more involved in the country. Contributes to the definition of the Country Strategy
  • Programme extension: coordinate the elaboration, writing and documents’ preparation for presenting new projects
  • Visibility: cooperate with the Communication and Fund-Raising office for all communication, awareness and fund raising activities implemented in and for the country
  • Procedures: coordinate and monitor the projects, guaranteeing the correct implementation in conformity with the contractual obligations and donors’ procedures, and in line with COOPI’s procedures and management standards
  • Economic and financial management: is responsible for the country’s economic result. Supervises the financial management in collaboration with the Country Administrator and ensure – through the administrative function – that all financial reporting deadlines and donor/COOPI’s procedures are respected. Participates to the projects/coordination budget preparation. Has the signature for all COOPI’s bank accounts in the country
  • Country office management: is responsible for all different aspects related to the country office management, such as economic and financial situation, local regulations, office organization charts, logistics, local and expatriate personnel management, in conformity with the organization’s guidelines. Guarantees the respect of the country’s legislation and administrative regulation
  • Staff security: is responsible for the expatriate staff security, for the correct implementation and respect of the general security rules.
  • Staff management: is responsible for the local staff management. Participates and supports the Regional Coordinator and the Human Resources office in the selection of the expatriate staff. Coordinates and monitors the country’s expatriate staff management.

Position in Organization:

  • COUNTRY: Ethiopia
  • DUTY STATION: Addis Abeba with frequent missions in the field
  • ROLE: Head of Mission
  • DURATION: 12 months (renewable)
  • REQUESTED EXPERIENCE: min. 5 years
  • POSTED ON: 21-11-2023
  • STARTING DATE: March 2024
  • DEADLINE: 22-01-2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • University degree in relevant subjects.


  • A minimum of five years of relevant working experience is required
  • At least three years of demonstrated successful experience in international relief and development in a similar position is required
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication, negotiation skills, multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Experience in liaising with governmental/local authorities, IOs and NGOs.

Language required:

  • Fluency in English language.

How to Apply COOPI Head of Mission Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: 22nd January 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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