CARE Ethiopia Monitoring and Evaluation Officer- Borena Jobs

CARE Ethiopia Monitoring and Evaluation Officer- Borena Jobs

Job Id: 223800

Category: Development and Project Management, Social Sciences and Community

Location: Borena zone, Yabelo town with 40% field travel to program sites., Oromia

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: $816.00

Job Description

I. Job Summary

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 directly to the project manager and dotted lined to LDM manager. This position is responsible for activity, output and outcome level data collection, analysis and reporting.

II. Responsibilities and Tasks

Job Responsibility #1: Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting;

  • Ensure a functional M & E system is established

  • Organizing field monitoring and evaluation to program implementation sites;

  • Develop a regular data collection format, organize an orientation for front line staffs and assists front line staffs during the data collection, in field supervision, and data base maintaining, analyzing and interpreting data and ensuring forward accountability to the community and learning;
  • Assists the project staffs in understanding activity/output and outcome project level data;

  • Compiles regular field monitoring report including lessons and provide feedback for the program and his/her supervisor;

  • Ensure the implementation of project M&E plans/framework.

  • Organizes participatory monitoring events along with the facilitators and team leaders, partners and communities;

  • 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;

  • Ensures consistency of information in different reports

  • Participates in the formulation and revision of different reports and plans

    Responsibility #2: Program Progress Tracking;

  • Utilize the Collaborative, Learning and Adapting Approach to continually assess project progress and inform project management decision-making

  • 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 staffs on cost effectiveness.

  • Capture and ensure the quality of photos and videos to be shared for donors

  • Produce individual and group case stories in a quarterly bases and significantly contribute for the learning process

    Job responsibility #3: Data/Information Management;

  • Develop a simple, innovative and understandable data base which is appropriate for the project

  • 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 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;

  • 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 and country office project staffs

  • Coach and mentor the front line staff on how to handle project database;

    Job Responsibility #6: Performs other duties as assigned;

    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.

    Working Conditions and Level of Travel Required

    The post is located at Borena zone Yabelo town with 40% field travel to program sites. The job requires fluency in Oromiffa Language.

    Job Requirements

    IV. Qualifications (Know How)

    A. Education/Training


  • Bachelor degree in public health, health management information system, statistics, Social Science or other related fields.
  • Knowledge and skill on basic computer offices and statistical software.


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

    B. Experience:

  • Required: 3 – 5 years’ job related experience.

  • Desired: NGO experience.

    C. Technical Skills


  • 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;

    D. Competencies

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

    V. Contacts/key Relationships

  • 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.

    How to Apply

    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

    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

    Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women

    CARE Ethiopia Monitoring and Evaluation Officer- Borena Jobs

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs in Ethiopia.