Creative Associates International Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

Creative Associates International Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 224797

Category: Quality Assurance

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Contract

Salary:

Job Description

Background:

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization.

Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others.

Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist (MEL Specialist) for an upcoming USAID-funded grants project in Ethiopia.

The MEL Specialist will be responsible for establishing and implementing an effective system to monitor progress, impacts and successes of project activities and performance at all levels.

The MEL Specialist will also monitor all grant activities and sub-grantees and ensure that the project complies with USAID performance reporting requirements. S/he will conduct impact assessments, baseline studies, surveys and need assessments to identify necessary changes and future project opportunities.

Additionally, as the project has a strong Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) component, the MEL Specialist will be providing M&E technical assistance to project beneficiaries and stakeholders specifically on situation analysis, SMART indicators (output and outcome), indicator reference sheets, data collection protocols, data use strategies, reporting and results-based management best practices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Make operational decisions and manages the various components of the program dealing with M&E;
  • Manage data collection, analysis and reporting on performance indicators by project team members and project counterparts;
  • Develop the Project Management Plan setting out specific quantifiable performance indicators and targets for overall objectives and activities and establish monitoring systems to measure
    project progress;
  • Lead writing of quarterly technical and financial reports; and
  • Utilize critical inputs, feedback, and assessments from evaluation partners to inform changes in program approaches and scale-up.

    Job Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, economics, international development, evaluation research, statistics, or a related field;
  • At least five (5) years of experience in designing, managing and implementing results-based M&E activities in Ethiopia;
  • Experience analyzing quantitative and qualitative data;
  • Experience working with an international development organization and knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines and tools for monitoring and evaluation, especially impact evaluation;
  • Experience working in an M&E role on a governance and/or civil society program;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and relevant computer software skills with proficiency in Excel and other data management systems;
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout Ethiopia; and
  • Proficiency in English and Amharic.
  • Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Position contingent upon donor funding.

    How to Apply

    Creative invites eligible candidates to submit their applications via https://recruiting.ultipro.com/CRE1010CREAI/JobBoard/b093422a-53ee-4b40-ae33-72edfc017f55/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=c361c362-0a81-47e1-a64b-05b971a40f7e on or before October 12, 2019.
    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.


    However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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