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LonAdd Consultancy Plc (LonAdd) is a Recruitment, Outsourcing, Training and HR Consulting company based in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, with branch offices in Dukem, Hawassa and a sub-office in Jigjiga.

LonAdd is seeking to recruit a highly qualified professional for Senior Strategic Specialist on behalf of FDRE Ministry of Culture and Tourism Strategic Unit.

This position plays a key role in supporting the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works strategy. In Ethiopia, Young Africa Works aims to see 10million young women and men in dignified and fulfilling work by 2030.

Required no.: 2 (two)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify core challenges hindering the growth of the sector and formulate strategies and mechanisms to address those gaps
  • Investigate the overall implementation of tourism development plans, programs and strategies and provide strategic solutions to fill observed gaps
  • Provide technical assistances to the ministry and other organizations so as to foster institutional capacities
  • Effectively monitor smooth functioning of project activities and take remedial actions when necessary
  • Design, review and appraisal of project proposals against long-term objectives of the sector and real demands of stakeholders
  • Provide strategic supports to the sector based on research and adoption of best practices
  • Strengthen coordination and partnership among actors within the value chain
  • Follow up execution of projects to make sure that project objectives are adequately met and financial resources are judiciously utilized as per intended purposes
  • Design, review and appraisal of project proposals against long-term objectives of the sector and real demands of stakeholders
  • Work on improving project design and implementation capacities of the ministry
  • Implement outcome-based mechanisms to sustainably curb shortage of skills and human capacities balancing the demand for and supply of trained manpower in the sector
  • Investigate and identify missing links along the value chain and generate project ideas helping to address them
  • Establish knowledge management systems in the sector

Job Requirements

Educational Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of BA degree in tourism management, project management, cultural studies, sociology, anthropology, journalism and related fields of study.
  • At least 8 years of experience in tourism and hospitality industry, cultural industries. Project implementation in culture and tourism. The experiences should include tourism planning, competence accreditation and standardization of tourist services, tourism
  • marketing and product development, tour operation, destination management, development of culture and cultural industries.
  • A good record of career achievements in previous experiences and an account of high-impact contributions to the sector will also be helpful to build confidence on the candidate.

Skills and Competencies

Communication skills

  • Able to deal with diverse stakeholders, consultations with and awareness creation for local communities, negotiating with different institutions, proficiency in communication skills such as interpersonal skills to get along with people, articulation in objectives and expected outcomes, eloquence in spoken languages and writing skills are required.

Time management

  • The ability to productively use time to execute tasks in strict adherence to deadlines, avoiding unnecessary waste of time and focus on important tasks and ability to keeping time wasters away.

Problem solving and analytical thinking

  • Able to demonstrate problem solving skill and deliver desired results. Ability to think out-of-the box, furnished with analytical views, capable of generating innovative approaches to tackle challenges.

Sense of Responsibility, Motivation and Teamwork

  • Ability to exhibit strong will, clear thinking, ability to inspire colleagues, and is willing to empower others to move from plan to reality. A clarity of purpose, a drive for perfection, a commitment to quality and understand the need to accept full responsibility for his/her decisions.

Computer skills

  • Adequate expertise and literacy in using the Microsoft Office Suite with sound application of different software programs.

Language

  • Fluency in English and Amharic are required
  • Additional national and/or international language skill is advantageous

How to Apply

Interested applicants with the appropriate qualifications and experience should submit their most recent and detailed CV only, via email to [email protected], by putting the Senior Strategic Specialist in the subject box.

For more information on the details of the positions, call 0115 505141 or 0115 588181 or check on our website www.lonadd.com

Application deadline: 25th October 2020

Female applicants are highly encouraged.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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USD Full Time, 40 hours per week 2020-10-26

LonAdd Consultancy Plc (LonAdd) is a Recruitment, Outsourcing, Training and HR Consulting company based in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, with branch offices in Dukem, Hawassa and a sub-office in Jigjiga.

LonAdd is seeking to recruit a highly qualified professional for Senior Strategic Specialist on behalf of FDRE Ministry of Culture and Tourism Strategic Unit.

This position plays a key role in supporting the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works strategy. In Ethiopia, Young Africa Works aims to see 10million young women and men in dignified and fulfilling work by 2030.

Required no.: 2 (two)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify core challenges hindering the growth of the sector and formulate strategies and mechanisms to address those gaps
  • Investigate the overall implementation of tourism development plans, programs and strategies and provide strategic solutions to fill observed gaps
  • Provide technical assistances to the ministry and other organizations so as to foster institutional capacities
  • Effectively monitor smooth functioning of project activities and take remedial actions when necessary
  • Design, review and appraisal of project proposals against long-term objectives of the sector and real demands of stakeholders
  • Provide strategic supports to the sector based on research and adoption of best practices
  • Strengthen coordination and partnership among actors within the value chain
  • Follow up execution of projects to make sure that project objectives are adequately met and financial resources are judiciously utilized as per intended purposes
  • Design, review and appraisal of project proposals against long-term objectives of the sector and real demands of stakeholders
  • Work on improving project design and implementation capacities of the ministry
  • Implement outcome-based mechanisms to sustainably curb shortage of skills and human capacities balancing the demand for and supply of trained manpower in the sector
  • Investigate and identify missing links along the value chain and generate project ideas helping to address them
  • Establish knowledge management systems in the sector

Job Requirements

Educational Qualifications and Experience
  • A minimum of BA degree in tourism management, project management, cultural studies, sociology, anthropology, journalism and related fields of study.
  • At least 8 years of experience in tourism and hospitality industry, cultural industries. Project implementation in culture and tourism. The experiences should include tourism planning, competence accreditation and standardization of tourist services, tourism
  • marketing and product development, tour operation, destination management, development of culture and cultural industries.
  • A good record of career achievements in previous experiences and an account of high-impact contributions to the sector will also be helpful to build confidence on the candidate.
Skills and CompetenciesCommunication skills
  • Able to deal with diverse stakeholders, consultations with and awareness creation for local communities, negotiating with different institutions, proficiency in communication skills such as interpersonal skills to get along with people, articulation in objectives and expected outcomes, eloquence in spoken languages and writing skills are required.
Time management
  • The ability to productively use time to execute tasks in strict adherence to deadlines, avoiding unnecessary waste of time and focus on important tasks and ability to keeping time wasters away.
Problem solving and analytical thinking
  • Able to demonstrate problem solving skill and deliver desired results. Ability to think out-of-the box, furnished with analytical views, capable of generating innovative approaches to tackle challenges.
Sense of Responsibility, Motivation and Teamwork
  • Ability to exhibit strong will, clear thinking, ability to inspire colleagues, and is willing to empower others to move from plan to reality. A clarity of purpose, a drive for perfection, a commitment to quality and understand the need to accept full responsibility for his/her decisions.
Computer skills
  • Adequate expertise and literacy in using the Microsoft Office Suite with sound application of different software programs.
Language
  • Fluency in English and Amharic are required
  • Additional national and/or international language skill is advantageous

How to Apply

Interested applicants with the appropriate qualifications and experience should submit their most recent and detailed CV only, via email to [email protected], by putting the Senior Strategic Specialist in the subject box.

For more information on the details of the positions, call 0115 505141 or 0115 588181 or check on our website www.lonadd.com

Application deadline: 25th October 2020

Female applicants are highly encouraged.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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