Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – NGO Job Vacancy Ethiopia 2019

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Job Description – CARE Ethiopia


Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Re advertised)

CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with the poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.

Date: June 28, 2019

Vacancy #:  054/19

Salary:  USD 816

No of position; One

Type of Employment- Regular

Duty base:  West Hararghe

Dead Line: 10 days from the date of advertisement


 The purpose of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer position is to ensure the collection, compilation and documentation of implementation progress, lessons and project level data.  The M&E officer monitors data and information quality of Field level data and partner input data.  The position support the sector unit/portfolio of projects or one specific large project in project planning, monitoring and reporting.  This position reports into either the LDM manager or the MIS/M&E Specialist position.  This position is responsible for activity and output level data.


Job Responsibility #1: Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (40% of time)

  • Assists field staff particularly front line staff in developing regular data collection format, in field supervision, and data base maintaining, analyzing and interpreting data and ensuring forward accountability to the community and learning;
  • Organizing field monitoring and evaluation to program sites;
  • Assists the project staff in understanding activity/output project level data;
  • Organizes participatory monitoring events along with the facilitators and team leaders, partners and communities;
  • Compiles regular field monitoring report including lessons and provide feedback for the program and his/her supervisor;
  • Participates on project performance review meeting at Woreda level as required and evaluation exercises;
  • Collects and provides information and technical support in the preparation of quarterly or biannual reports and participate in panel monitoring;
  • Ensure the implementation of project M&E plans/framework.
  • Ensures consistency of information in different reports
  • Participates in the formulation and revision of different reports and plans

Responsibility #2: Program Progress Tracking (20% of time)

  • Supports the production of monthly progress update of the project/portfolio of projects or one specific large project
  • Analyze plan versus achievements of the project and identify justifications for under achievements or over achievements.
  • Analyze achievement against budget and advise project staff on cost effectiveness.

Job responsibility #3: Data/Information Management (20% of time)

  • Supports the MIS/M&E Specialist in the development of data base
  • Ensures effectiveness and adequacy of systems to track flow of information on inputs utilization and project participation, including the process of beneficiary selection and project prioritization;
  • Provides information management support to action research initiatives being conducted in the Woreda;
  • Submits updated data set to the required partiers all levels on project database on quarterly basis;
  • Assists project staff and M&E staff in reviewing and revising project M&E plan and indicators as required;
  • Maintains minimum set of M&E reference materials at project level in the field office;
  • Updates the program information system on regular basis.

 Job Responsibility #4: Capacity Building (10% of time) 

  • Assists the field program staff in organizing M&E related capacity building workshops/trainings to  staff and Woreda/implementing partners ;
  • Compile and share project related data among field office staff;
  • Coach and mentor the front line staff on how to handle project database;

 Job Responsibility #6: Performs other duties as assigned (% of time 10%)

III. PROBLEM SOLVING (Thinking Environment)

Levels one and two of problem solving apply to the incumbent. The incumbent involves with daily routine activities, she/he also uses interpolative skills to pick and choose the right solution to address given problems.

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor degree in public health, health management information system, Statistics or other related fields.
  • Knowledge of statistical software.


  • Job related experience and maintaining program data base, generation of data and qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills.



  • 3 – 5 years job related experience.


  • NGO experience.



  • Well organized, which gives attention to details and have some analytical skill;
  • Computer skill particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point;
  • Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skill;
  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, sensitivity to HIV/AIDS, participatory approach and sustainability;
  • Proficiency in English and local language, both verbal and written.


  • Utilizing programming and statistical software (such as SPSS) to compile data and information for various systems, and knowledge of basic monitoring and evaluation and research tools;


Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, analytical ability, initiating action, interpersonal skills, developing teams, decision making, information monitoring, facilitating change, proactive problem solving, planning and organizing.


The job holder is expected to collaborate with the local community, government counterparts and other partners, with the program office’s supervisors, project/program managers, and other CARE Staff 


The post is located at Chiro-West Hararghe Zone. The job requires fluency in Oromiffa Language.

How to apply

Deadline: July 7, 2019 

If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please forward your: CV (not more than 3 page) and cover letter (not more than one page) directly to or Send your application by e-mail to ETH.JobsHR@care.orgPlease note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 Note: On the subject Line, please clearly write the position you are applying “Monitoring and Evaluation Officer”. Your application will be automatically disqualified, if you fail to do so.

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