Regional Assistant Coordinator – Development for Peace Organization (DPO) Vacancy Announcement

Regional Assistant Coordinator – Development for Peace Organization (DPO) Vacancy Announcement, March 27 2024



Organization: Development for Peace Organization (DPO)

Position: Regional Assistant Coordinator

Location: Gambella Town


Date of Announcement: March 26, 2024

Deadline: April 4, 2024




Job Description


DPO is committed to diversity and inclusion in its workforce and encourages all candidates to apply to join the organization, regardless of gender, nationality, religious/ethnic heritage, or disability.

DPO has a zero-tolerance policy for sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, authority abuse, and discrimination. DPO follows the principles of UN Child Protection. As a result, all shortlisted candidates will be subjected to thorough reference and background checks, as well as being expected to conform to these standards and principlesumber:

As the Regional assistant coordinator for Development for Peace Organization’s project in refugee camps, he/she will spearhead comprehensive need assessments, facilitate communication, build partnerships, and ensure stakeholder coordination within the designated region.

His/her primary focus will be supporting the planning, implementation, and monitoring of humanitarian and development programs in refugee communities

This role demands adept interpersonal skills, strategic thinking, and an unwavering commitment to fostering collaboration and mutual understanding among diverse stakeholders

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Need Assessment: Conduct thorough assessments to identify challenges, vulnerabilities, and intervention opportunities within refugee camps. Analyze findings to develop targeted strategies and action plans.
  •  Advocacy and Communication: Promote project objectives and achievements through strategic communication and advocacy efforts targeting stakeholders and the wider community.
  •  Representation: Serve as the primary liaison between DPO and stakeholders, ensuring timely communication and feedback exchange related to project initiatives.
  •  Partnership Building: Identify, establish, and nurture partnerships with relevant organizations to leverage resources and coordinate efforts toward shared project goals.
  •  Stakeholder Coordination: Organize meetings and forums to facilitate dialogue and collaboration among stakeholders, ensuring inclusive decision-making processes.
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting: Monitor project progress, collect data, and evaluate and prepare reports to inform decision-making and enhance program effectiveness.
  •  Training and Capacity Building: Provide training and support to project staff to enhance skills in program implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.
  •  Logistics and Administration: Assist in logistical arrangements for project activities and maintain accurate records of expenses, budgets, and inventory.
  • Community Engagement: Build relationships with refugee and host community communities, act as a liaison, and organize feedback sessions to ensure program relevance and effectiveness.
  • Program Support: Provide assistance in refugee referral service (secondary and tertiary level) program planning, implementation, and monitoring to ensure alignment with project objectives and beneficiary needs and ensure
  • Miscellaneous: In addition to the above-mentioned tasks, he/she will execute assignment as given by the lime manger.
Note: Use “Regional Assistant Coordinator” as the subject line of your email!
Required number: (one)
Report to: Health and Nutrition Manager (Head Office)
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply!

Job Requirements


  • Experience in humanitarian development settings, focusing on needs assessment, coordination, and partnership building.
  •  Strong interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and peacebuilding.
  •  Fluency in English; proficiency in additional local languages is desirable.
  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours.


  • A Medical Doctor Bachelor’s degree, or a Master’s degree in Public Health or a related field
Experience:  4 years of experience with a Medical Doctor Bachelor’s degree, or two years of experience     with a master’s degree in Public Health or a related field

How to Apply


Interested and qualified candidates shall fill out this form and submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable updated resume as a Merged PDF file through


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