Concern Worldwide MEAL Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Concern Worldwide MEAL Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 222722

Category: Agriculture, Development and Project Management, Social Sciences and Community

Location: Guguftu sub office, in Dessie Zuria Woreda with frequent travel to the field, Amhara

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

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: 18,004 - 21,534

Job Description

Job Purpose

The overall purpose of the job is to implementation MEAL actives of a 5-year Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB) project, funded by DFID. Technical support is to be provided to all other sectors in relation to education activities, safeguarding policies and improving the livelihoods of project beneficiaries

Main duties & Responsibilities:

General Responsibilities

  • Promote accountability and ensure compliance with Concern’s Programme Participants Protection Policy, Anti- Fraud Policy and Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) standards, including the complaint and response mechanism (CRM), to ensure maximum protection of programme participants and the efficient and transparent use of Concern’s resources.
  • Promote equality, especially gender, within the organization and across project, in line with Concern’s Equality Policy and, ensure targeting and project implementation is informed by how Concern Understands Extreme Poverty (HCUEP).
  • Promote and protect the reputation of Concern in external settings, ensuring that the organization’s experience and expertise is well communicated and consistently presented, and that we are looked upon as a professional organization, guided by organizational policies and Concern’s Code of Conduct.

    Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Strengthen the monitoring and evaluation systems for the Education Project; ensuring the project M&E plans are implemented and revised as necessary, all staff and partners understand their roles related to M&E, and all programme documentation is based on robust data;
  • Ensure that M&E systems are being implemented to plan at the field level and communicate any issues or inefficiencies that arise to the MEAL Manager in a timely and proactive manner.
  • Monitor the implementation of different safeguarding standards and commitments (strict policies in support of children) with collaboration of stakeholders.
  • Support the MEAL Coordinator, Technical officer and Education project manager in the management and implementation of field-level M&E data collection, analysis and reporting activities
  • Support programme field staff in the collection of activity- and output-level monitoring data during activity implementation
  • Carry out data collection where it is an M&E responsibility in M&E plans
  • Support training for external enumerators or partner staff that conduct baseline, midterm, and end line surveys (including ethics and safety, sampling and respondent selection, device use, as well as survey contents)
  • Field manage external enumerators or partner staff in conducting baseline, midterm, and end line surveys

    Digital Data Gathering

  • Support the MEAL Technical officers, Coordinator and education project manager in administrating the country's DDG system
  • Provide field-level support to programme staff in device management and utilization of the Concern DDG application

    Accountability and Learning

  • Support the team on the implementation, dissemination and reporting system of safeguarding policies with in the wider communities and stakeholders.
  • Support Progress Review and Results-Based Review for projects
  • Support MEAL coordinator to support external evaluators and consultants
  • Support MEAL coordinator to promote documentation and sharing of programme impact and learning
  • Actively promote sharing of learnings from baselines, end-lines, reviews and evaluations internally and externally.
  • Support project learning reviews and donor reports, as required.

    Gender Equity:

  • Demonstrate understanding of Concern Ethiopia’s Gender Equality Strategy
  • Contribute to ensuring that Concern Ethiopia is a place where men and
    women are treated equally and with dignity and respect
  • Demonstrate gender equality awareness and gender sensitivity and an ability to integrate a gender equality perspective into tasks and activities.
  • The duties and responsibilities of the job holder not limited to the above activities but includes other duties assigned by the line manager.

    Job Requirements


  • BA/BSc in economics, social science and other related discipline with a combination of at least three years of relevant experiences
  • Minimum one years of experience working in MEAL
  • Clear understanding and experience in directly implementing primary quantitative data collection (surveys, etc.)
  • Clear understanding and experience in directly implementing primary qualitative data collection (key informant interviews, focus group discussion, participatory qualitative methods, etc.)
  • Clear understanding and experience of quality assurance in data collection
  • Ability to provide technical advice and support
  • Experience of providing training and capacity building to programme and M & E staff
  • knowledge and experience words, excel and different statistical software packages

  • Ability to translate monitoring and evaluation into practical evidence that can be used to inform lobbying and advocacy messages
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel frequently to rural field locations and experiences
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to working in a changing environment
  • Ability to work under pressure with numerous deadlines, and priorities.


  • Experience in the implementation of different safeguarding policy in project beneficiaries and actors

  • Experience with girls’ education and needs
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently.
  • Experience working in large consortia
  • Knowledge of Amhara Region

  • Strong report-writing skills in English
  • Excellent communication skills; able to work as part of a team and establish relationships with field offices

    How to Apply

    What we Offer:

  • A competitive salary and benefit package

  • Excellent medical benefits (100% cover including dependents)

  • 20 days annual leave

  • 26 weeks maternity leave, 18 weeks(unpaid) parental leave

  • Opportunities to travel overseas and gain international experience
    Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how your experience and education fit this vacancy, please note that no need to submit your supporting documents:

  • Concern Ethiopia, Human Resource Department OR P.O. Box 2434, Addis Ababa.

    Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies:

    Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them.

    In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission.

    Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment.

    By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.

    Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted

    Concern Worldwide MEAL Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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