Project Coordinator at National Bank of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
National Bank of Ethiopia

Project Coordinator Job at National Bank of Ethiopia


The Financial Sector Strengthening and Access Project (FSSP) is an upstream reform operation that aims to address financial sector constraints to broad based growth in Ethiopia and through it enhances stability and soundness of the sector. The main objective of the project is to enhance financial sector stability through strengthening keys sector institutions namely National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE), Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) and Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE). The project is financed by the World Bank (WB) and implemented by NBE, CBE and DBE.

 NBE has the mandate for overall project coordination of the day to day management of the project and serves as an interlocutor between the World Bank and implementing agencies. To assist with implementation of the project, the National Bank of Ethiopia would like to invite competent and energetic applicants for the following post(s) under the Project Implementation Unit.

Brief Job Descriptions are:-

  • Prepare project plan and periodic progress report
  • Coordinate and monitor financial management of the project
  • Coordinate and monitor the procurement management of the project
  • Coordinate and monitor the M & E arrangement under the project, with emphasis on result based monitoring and regular reporting to National Bank of Ethiopia and the World Bank.
  • Liaise with the World Bank task team to ensure effective implementation of the project.
  • Manage contracts for procurement of goods and services and assignment of consultants to the project
  • Overall planning of the daily operation of the Project Implementation Unit, and the management of its work and staff
  • Ensure that the project activities are implemented in compliance with the conditions described in the project appraisal document, financial agreement, minutes of negotiations, and other project documents.
  • Ensure compliance with project procedures and guidelines and make regular updates to the project implementation plan.
  • Have close interaction with the management and staff of implementing agencies involved in project activities to ensure the smooth implementation.
  • Recruiting specialists with the donor and other bodies

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Very good working knowledge of  written and spoken English
  •  Strong leadership, managerial and coordination skills, with a demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate the implementation of projects, including financial and technical aspects;
  • Ability to work independently and shoulder delegated authority.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Strong communication skills and ability to manage a diverse team
  • High integrity and accountability in all aspects of project management
  • Strong drafting, presentation and reporting skill
  • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft office applications in particular Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Project.

Job Requirements:

  • 1st Degree or above in Project Management, Business Management or Administration, Management,  Economics,  Accounting and Finance, or Banking and Finance
  • 10/8/6 years of relevant work experience for 1st degree, 2nd degree and PhD holders, respectively, of which 3 or more years as project coordinator (managerial experience) in projects financed by the World Bank.

How To Apply:

An interested and qualified applicants should download application form from the Bank’s Website:, complete all mandatory parts and send the dully filled application form with copies of Grade 8th certificate,  degree/Masters/PhD and work experience using the ethioJobs application address OR the below mentioned postal address of the Bank.

Human Resource Management Directorate

National Bank of Ethiopia

P. O. Box: 5550, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


  • Incomplete and doubtful/suspicious documents will not be accepted by the Bank.
  • The Bank’s application form must be dully filled and attached as per the instruction.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. 


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