Danish Refugee Council Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Danish Refugee Council Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • The MEAL Coordinator is mainly responsible for the overall M&E component within the MEAL framework, but also supporting the MEAL Manager and the consortium in learning events.

  • The role contributes to regular review and revision of the MEAL strategy, with heavy focus on routine data flow management.

  • The MEAL Coordinator will be the main point of contact for all consortium MEAL staff in their daily work.

  • The MEAL Coordinator collaborates closely with MEAL Manager, Altai Consulting, programme partners’ MEAL staff, as well as with technical program staff to ensure rigorous and thoughtful monitoring of programme implementation.


  • Support the set-up and period review of the M&E systems through the coordination of following

  • Updating EMP’s M&E plan based on necessary changes that may arise

  • Develop and conduct baseline, midline, annual progress and endline studies for EMP

  • Develop and maintain a beneficiary database

  • Designing, translating and field testing data collection tools

  • M&E and program staff capacity building on the data collection tools;

  • Combining any improvement suggestions from partners on M&E systems.

    Coordinate and participate in day-to-day M&E activities such as

  • Field visits;

  • Ensuring that all consortium members follow the M&E plans and use harmonized toolkits in their daily data collection,

  • Collecting qualitative and quantitative M&E reports from the field teams;

  • Actively participating in data quality assurance process upon the collection of data;

  • Conducting standard monthly quantitative data analysis highlighting progress against program targets, and main overall trends in program implementation, disseminating reports to relevant program staff and M&E counterparts;

  • Coordinating daily data entry on field level, and combining all program data into combined data report submitted to the RTL platform implemented by Altai.

    Support any research exercises and evaluation through

  • Coordinating the recruitment of local enumerators if needed,

  • Providing capacity building to the enumerators or any other consortium staff members participating in any of the research or evaluation activities;

  • Coordinating the work of the enumerators;

  • Actively participating in data quality assurance process;

  • Supporting other research and evaluations done by external consultants or consortium members;

  • Field testing data collection tools;

  • Translating data collection tools;

  • Translating qualitative data.

  • Support MEAL team in any learning events
    and annual program review workshops as requested;

  • Ensure that all program needs in regard to M&E are taken into consideration in timely and efficient manner, including aspects of data analysis, presentation and reporting

    Job Requirements

    Experience and Technical Competencies

    (include years of experience)

  • University degree in Computer Science, Development, social science, Statistics or other related field relevant to above duties.

  • Excellent knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS/SAS/STATA/EPIDATA) and qualitative data analysis software such as Nvivo

  • Excellent knowledge of mobile data applications (Kobo Toolbox, ODK, Survey CTO etc.)

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with MEAL.

  • Practical experience designing and conducting baseline, midterm and endline assesments

  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods and data analysis.

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize tasks.

  • Interest in sharing professional skills as well as learning from others.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, sound judgment, planning, team building and facilitating skills.

  • Excellent training and presentation skills
    Highly developed analytical and communication skills, including oral and written English communication skills.

  • Competence in using information technology, mainly MS Excel and MS Access.

  • Experience with data visualisation using Tableau, various GIS tools and Adobe Suite or other software a notable advantage

  • Experience with working in a consortium setting with other international implementing partners.

  • Willingness and capacity to travel as needed.

  • Experience with MEAL systems on DFID funded programmes a notable advantage.


    (include certificates, licenses etc.):

  • University degree in Computer Science, Development, social science, Statistics or other related field.


    (indicate fluency level)

  • English – fluent

  • Local languages– fluent

    All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies

  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.

  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.

  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.

  • Demonstrating integrity: Acting in line with DRC's vision and values

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

  • We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies.

  • Please forward the application and CV, in English through the stated website no later than May 10, 2020.

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