Catholic Relief Services(CRS)

Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

For nearly 60 years, CRS has taken the lead in responding to natural and man-made disasters affecting Ethiopia’s most vulnerable communities. Moving beyond emergency response, CRS’ disaster mitigation and recovery projects in drought and flood-prone areas have rebuilt individual and community assets through non-food aid in the form of agriculture, livestock, health, nutrition, and water and sanitation assistance. CRS’s humanitarian work in Ethiopia also provides livelihoods support to farmers and entrepreneurs, promotes gender equality, mobilizes for immunization and mitigates the impact of HIV.

As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following position.

Position – Intern – Supply Chain

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Supply chain and logistics or related field of studies.
Experience: No professional work experience required
CGPA: a minimum of 3.0 CGPA
Fresh graduate – graduated within 2 years from the date of vacancy
Department:Supply Chain Management
Required Number: One for each duty station.
Gender:Female only
Duty Station: CRS Ethiopia/Addis Ababa, Hawassa, Dire Dawa, Mekelle, Adama
Deadline: March 20, 2023

Background of the internship program

Following CRS-Ethiopia’s Country Program Gender Strategy and Action Plan, the Country Program started a female apprenticeship program in February 2018. The program’s objective is to provide opportunity for female graduates to put the knowledge they gained from university into practice.  It also provided CRS-Ethiopia with as a mechanism to support recent graduates in preparing skills and knowledge to work for an NGO like CRS that then creates a cadre of young profession women that can support a more gender-balance workplace.

Internship opportunity provides a professional and personal development prospect and exposure to the candidate and let them contribute towards public and social welfare while honing their skills.
Employment Term: A total of one year internship period, with initial contract of three months, and extension of contract every three months. Extension will be considered based on need and performance.
Reports To:Addis Abeba to Administrative Officer, Field/PDP Offices to PDP Managers

Objectives of Assigning Interns Supply Chain Mangement team 

The supply chain intern will perform various tasks related to Admin and logistics activities. She will provide day to day support to the CRS ET supply chain department for about 3 months based on the priorities reflected in yearly and quarterly plan; through closely discussing and working with the Country program Supply chain teams.

Some of the activities that the intern will support and be involved include:  

Support supply chain teams on over all logistics activities
Prepare payment request of consultants, employee, and others.
Prepare RFGS as per Oracle applications standard,
Follow up on all warehouse payment till delivered to service provider.
Proper filing of either Hard copy or soft copy
Support procurement teams on bidding processes
Provide other required supports as requested by the supply chain Manager

Additional Skills

Computer Skill on Microsoft excel, word, outlook and administrative skills
Required Language:Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

• Integrity
• Continuous Improvement & Innovation
• Builds Relationships
• Develops Talent
• Strategic Mindset
• Accountability & Stewardship

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

How To Apply

You should fill the application form through this link: and attach your up-to-date CV on/before the application deadline March 20, 2023.

You will be contacted only if selected for written exam/interview. Phone solicitations will not be accepted. These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only.