Development Alternative Inc MRM Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia

Development Alternative Inc MRM Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 217970

Category: Development and Project Management, Economics, Management
Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

1. Background

Enterprise Partners

Enterprise Partners (EP) is a 7-year (2013-2020) wealth creation programme, which aims to support the private sector and Ethiopia’s economic growth, inclusive of women and the environment.

By applying the Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) approach for sustainable results, it aims to facilitate market development in order to spur innovation and investment, creating jobs and increasing incomes for the poor.

It does so with a combination of technical assistance and market facilitation in resolving market failures. EP is being implemented by a consortium led by DAI Europe, and includes First Consult, Enclude, ITAD and BCaD.

The EP pillars are:

The Finance Pillar is expected to achieve the outcome of increasing investment levels in the Ethiopian economy, particularly for growth-oriented Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

This will include funding of green technologies where appropriate and develop funding for green growth investments.

In addition, the finance team also focus on the base of the pyramid, where market failures are being addressed to increase the usage of semi-formal and formal financial services by the poor.

The Agro-Industrial Pillar is expected to achieve the outcome of increasing returns on investment (productivity) and investment levels in the priority sectors of cotton/textiles/apparel, livestock/leather and fruits/vegetables, in order to achieve the impact of creating jobs and raising household incomes.

Additionally, this pillar will incorporate the promotion of climate change awareness and addressing women’s economic empowerment.

2. Purpose of the Job

This position in the Monitoring and Result Measurement (MRM) unit will be responsible for guiding implementation teams and their partners/ co-facilitators for proper monitoring and result measurement activities; which entails constraint analysis in selected sectors/markets, supporting implementation teams design strategy & plan activities, baseline assessments, impact assessments, field & desk research, third party research, data processing, reporting etc.

3. Primary Functions and Responsibilities

Specific Primary Functions:

  • Lead or support activities/ processes in order to achieve strategic objectives of the unit and division
  • As focal person for selected working markets/ sectors:
  • Contribute to the quality of information collected and used in strategy formulation, designing and implementation of interventions
  • Lead/guide/support implementation team in execution of necessary MRM processes and preparation of needed outputs in alignment with the PEPE MRM Handbook and the DCED Standard
  • Ensure quality of interventions implemented and results measured (during and post intervention phase monitoring)
  • Support higher management with information to steer interventions and assessments
  • Provide necessary assistance
    in formulation and development of case studies, semester report, annual report, business plan, special studies and other similar documents periodically
  • Seek new opportunities to work as per PEPE strategy
  • Assist implementation team in data analysis and aggregation
  • Liaise with co-facilitators, partners, external evaluation/ review/ assessment teams to carry out the functions mentioned above
  • Conduct regular field visits to ensure proper implementation of activities
  • Guide field staff in carrying out monitoring and assessments
  • Play role in creation of knowledge repository for the project
  • Comply with the PEPE operations manual

    Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in meetings
  • Prepare necessary reports and data compilations
  • Carry out any other duties that may arise in the course of the project. These duties will be undertaken after mutual agreement between the MRM analyst and manager, MRM.
  • Participate in relevant procurements as required and track expenditure against contracts
  • Maintain professional working relationships with partners, stakeholders and other internal staff
  • Contribute to a harmonious work environment

    4. Working Arrangements

  • The MRM analyst will be based at EP Office. The MRM analyst will closely work with MRM and sector teams, and will report to the MRM Lead. S/he will be working closely with stakeholders of the programme.

    Job Requirements

    Job Specifications

    Education: BA/BSc/MBA/MA/MSc in Economics, Management, Business Administration, Marketing Management, Project Management or related fields of study


  • 1-5 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, or a related field with responsibility for data collection and analysis.
  • 1-5 years of experience in the financial sector in Ethiopia. This could either be through the private sector or through donor organizations supporting the financial sector Knowledge and understanding:
  • Understanding of the leather, horticulture and garment sectors in Ethiopia. This could include either understanding of programmes which aim to increase investment and develop the private sector in the country.
  • Knowledge of research techniques and data analysis.
  • Understanding of monitoring and evaluation. Skills and abilities:
  • Competence in MS office, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Professional level competence in English Language
  • Certification in Monitoring and Evaluation may be an advantage.
  • Ability to think critically and lead discussions on intervention results.

    How to Apply

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and applications that do not meet the minimum requirements and doesn't follow the application process will not be considered. Interested applicants should submit their application through e-mail as follows:

    Please clearly mark in the subject line 'MRM Analyst ’ and email your CV and application letter. Please note that ONLY CV and application letter (not other testimonials) are required to apply at this stage.

    Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.

    No phone calls please.

    Development Alternative Inc MRM Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia

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