TechnoServe Vacancy Job Vacancy 2024

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets.

Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

Position 1: Administrative Officer

Required skills & Experience:

  • Proven work experience as an Administrative Officer, Administrator or similar role.
  • Solid knowledge of office procedures
  • Experience with office management software like MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word, specifically)
  • Can balance multiple priorities and tight deadlines, working independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organization skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Is highly organized and efficient working independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent English and Amharic written and verbal communication skills.
  • BA Degree in Accounting, Business Management or related fields
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and moral standards
  • 3 years of work experience as office admin or related.

Position 2: Market Linkages Specialist


Bachelor/Master’s degree in one of the following: Agriculture/Agribusiness, Economics; Business Administration; Horticulture, and/or related field;


Minimum of 3 years working experience in developing and facilitating market linkages and business advisor ship; Proven work experience in market systems development and facilitation.

Technical & Social Skills

  • Able to use and utilize MS office applications.
  • Strong analytical and risk assessment skills.
  • Serious and hard-working, eager to learn, good feedback mentality, result oriented, taking responsibility and accountability, good in building and maintaining relations key partners and negation skills.
  • Flexible and autonomous working, enthusiastic and willing to travel
  • Written and Spoken fluency of English, Amharic and Afan Oromo. Knowing the local language Afan Oromo is a strict requirement

Position 3: Market Analyst

Required Qualifications and Experience:

To be successful in this role, a Marketing Analyst should possess:

A bachelor’s degree/MSC; in a quantitative discipline, such as statistics, marketing, business administration, Agriculture, economics, cooperative management, Agricultural Extension, Rural Development, related studies required


Minimum of 3 years of professional experience on data collection and analysis, research, market strategy development, business plan development.


  • Excellent analytical, research, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in analytical software, such as SAS, SPSS, and Google Analytics, as well as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with survey tools, and databases.
  • Ability to communicate complex information in an easy-to-understand format
  • Strong preference for candidates from a management consulting private sector background
  • Demonstrated experience in both qualitative and quantitative market research
  • Very strong attention to details and commitment to high quality, error-free end products
  • Ability to develop well written, cohesive analyses and reports quickly and efficiently;
  • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills;
  • Strong planning skills and experience working to strict time-guidelines;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and project reporting skills a must;
  • Fluency in Amharic, English and one SNNPR/Sidama language
  • Knowledge of SNNPR/Sidama language is a plus;
  • Willingness to be based in Hawassa

Location: Addis Ababa

Deadline: May 24th 2024

How to Apply:

Qualified and interested applicants should submit a cover letter resume as a single document (either Word or PDF) by May 24, 2024. Applications will be reviewed and considered as received/on a rolling basis. Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be contacted. Please note that we are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated link.  

Position 1: Apply Here

Position 2: Apply Here

Position 3: Apply Here

Women are highly encouraged to apply

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