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Writing great resume and cover letter is one of the most important steps you can take in securing your next perfect Job vacancy in Ethiopia. Poorly written resumes and/or cover letters are one of the common reasons why many job seekers in Ethiopia do not even get the opportunity for interviews for job vacancies in Ethiopia. Ezega Blogs has resources to help you write excellent resumes and cover letters. You can also download from our site specially selected resume and cover letter samples that you can customize to fit your needs for any Ethio jobs.

Take the time to write excellent resumes and cover letters. Start with well-designed samples, rather than from scratch, and edit and customize to meet your needs before applying for any jobs in Ethiopia. Have it checked for errors and typos by others to make sure that everything is fine. Do it right the first time before you apply for any jobs from Ezega, or other sotes such as EmployEthiopia, Mjobs or EthioJobs net. Remember, once the wrong resume and cover letter is out, there is no way to get it back and correct.

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Please click here to read 12 Costly Resume Mistakes You Should Avoid before applying for job vacancies in Ethiopia.

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Many job seekers in Ethiopia get frustrated because they apply to many places, but never get called for interviews. This is happening to many job seekers applying for various jobs in Ethiopia through job portals such Ezega Jobs, EmployEthiopia, EthioJobs, Mjobs, etc. In many cases, the reasons are simple and common.

Regardless of whether you are applying from mjobs or employethiopia or any other, the hiring manager normally gets many resumes to review. The number one question in the mind of the hiring manager is who among the many applicants can best handle the job at hand. The only way to tell prior to interviews is through resumes and cover letters. The hiring manager would normally look for someone who has done something similar or at least one who showed interest in the work being advertised. If your cover letter so generic (the same for all jobs), you will be talking about something else not related to the job you are applying - which means, in the eye of the hiring manager, you are not suitable for the job you are applying. So, it is extremely important that you edit the cover letter for each job you are applying to show interest in the job, and to mention something related that you have done or studied in the past. The main point is that you are conveying a message to the hiring manager that you understand what the job needs and you have done or studied something related to the job you are applying.

You may also edit you resume for each job you are applying to highlight any study or work you have done that is a requirement for the job. That way the hiring manager doesn't have to look hard to find it. Remember, hiring managers barely have a few minutes to spend on each job application. So, putting up front or highlighting the relevant skills or knowledge you have increases your chance of getting called for interview.

Also, please answer any questions the hiring manager is asking in the vacancy announcement. If it was asked that you must have certain computer skills, please state that in your cover letter and resume. If the vacancy post asks to state your typing speed in words per minute, you should state that in your cover letter. That will be greatly appreciated by the hiring manager for any jobs here, ethiojobs net or mjobs. If you ignore any requests or questions like these that the job post requests, it means you are not giving any attention to details of the job application requirements, and the chances of you getting called for interview becomes very low.

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Senior Project Manager - Capacity Building | Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA)

Contact Details
Company : General Job Post Account-16
Company Name/ Contact Person : Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA)
E-Mail : NA
Phone : NA
Job Details
Job Title : Senior Project Manager - Capacity Building
Date Posted/Updated : Friday, November 15, 2019
Application Deadline : Sunday, November 24, 2019
Job Type : Contract
Category : Management
Job Code : NA
Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA)
Vacancy Announcement

Position: Senior Project Manager - Capacity Building

- Term of Employment: One year with possibility of extension
- Duty Station(s): Addis Ababa
- Required Number: One
- Salary & Benefits: Competitive
- Application Deadline: November 24, 2019

• Update regularly the strategy for the identification, development and delivery of up-to-date and relevant project management training’s, tools and process that suits ATA project teams need and requirements.
• Lead the enhancement of best practice project management processes, tools and training’s in collaboration with senior PPM team.
• Promote, support, monitor and control the standardization of project/program/portfolio management practices across ATA in collaboration with Regional Senior PPMO managers
• Mentor, train and coach the PPM, ATA and Implementation Partners’ project teams on project management standards methodologies, processes and tools.
• Develop the project management capacity of the project team following ATA’s Project Mangers career path.
• Focus on enhancing the execution and delivery capacity of the ATA’s and Implementation Partners’ project teams by introducing proven and adaptable project management process, techniques and tools.
• Hire, manage and develop junior PPM team members.
• Monitor and enhance the competency and maturity of the PPMO and make it a central focal point of contact for project managers related to project management support request.
• Recommend and implement efficient and compatible PPM solution.
• Ensures clear communication and coordination of training activities between federal and regional PPM team and other units in the vertical.
• Collaborate with the relevant team within the IS vertical/ATA in managing project management knowledge.
• Regularly survey ATA and partner project teams for feedback on improvements to project management tools, training and support.
• Perform additional related tasks as assigned by the Director.

How to Apply:
• We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to submit (i) a cover letter and (ii) CV (maximum 3 pages) to
• Please DO NOT submit scans of certificates with your application.
• Women are highly encouraged to apply.
• Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
• Master’s/Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics, engineering or other relevant field with professional training in Project Management.
• At least 8/10 years’ relevant professional experience with a master’s or bachelor’s degree, in direct management of large, complex, long-term projects in government, the private sector or in international development, including responsibility for people management, goal-setting, budgeting, work planning, meeting targets, and capacity building.
• Experience working in developing countries is highly preferred.
• Highly structured thinker and communicator – who can quickly and clearly envision and explain a system that makes people’s jobs easier.
• Demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence people without authority – you get things done even when people don’t report to you and have different priorities.
• Good judgement and decisiveness in choosing among competing priorities – you can wisely lead your team in a rapidly changing environment with limited information.
• Passion and talent for training, coaching, and capacity building – you share your learning with others in a way that fits their needs and enjoy the growth and success of others.
• Highly adaptive and resourceful problem solver in rapidly changing environments – you enjoy the challenge of rapid invention and iteration and come up with surprisingly practical solutions.
• Energized by a fast-moving environment with an emphasis on high performance, accountability and results – you have a drive for excellence and enjoy being around others with the same drive
• Strong set of personal values, including integrity, honesty and desire to be of service – this is your bedrock when all else is uncertain.
• Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent preferred.
• Previous PMO experience is advantageous.
• Fluency in Amharic and English is required.
Education Level : Bachelor's
Experience : 10-15 years
City : Addis Ababa
State : Addis Ababa
Country : Ethiopia
Salary Details
Min. Monthly Salary : Pay Scale
Max. Monthly Salary : Pay Scale

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