ILRI - Monitoring - Evaluation and Learning Officer Jobs in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

ILRI - Monitoring - Evaluation and Learning Officer Jobs in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

  • The International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology (icipe) seeks to hire Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer I based in Addis Ababa with a frequent field, travel to regions.

    Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this post is to support the design of result-based monitoring, evaluation and learning framework of the More Young Entrepreneurs in Silk and Honey (MOYESH) Program and implement it through conducting baseline surveys, designing web-based monitoring systems, conducting monitoring visits, evaluation and ex-ante and ex-post impact evaluations to guide project implementation and document and share lessons learned.

  • The incumbent will collect, analyze and generate evidence for timely decision making and scaling up of the program achievements.

    Main Responsibilities

  • Works with the center’s MEL team in the development and implementation of effective monitoring, evaluation, and learning system for the MOYESH program;

  • Designs data collection questionnaires, trains enumerators, and implements the survey and supervises survey team;

  • Works closely with the Senior MEL Specialist and Gender team to collect gender-disaggregated data periodically to set up baseline values and targets and milestones, establishes performance indicators, monitors and tracks project progress and its impacts on beneficiaries;

  • Follows up the web-based MEL system and digital information exchange system and their implementation in collaboration with the information communication and data manager;

  • Prepares progress reports, documents lessons learned and success stories, and provides feedback to program staff, senior management, and partners for timely decision making;

  • Trains and provides technical guidance project partners to set up regular data collection systems to record project performance and indicators and maintains quality data;

  • Organizes periodic learning and critical reflection sessions with program team and partners;

  • Develops and shares MEL reports, analysis, and recommendations;

  • Supports the development of the MEL system of related projects and projects under development at icipe;

  • Identifies opportunities and constraints for beekeeping and silk farming and input use and technology adoption and proposes an actionable recommendation to reduce constraints and improve implementation;

  • Conducts literature review, summarizes, and shares secondary data on beekeeping, silk farming, youth, and their employment status and other relevant data in the country in general and project target regions, zones and districts in particular;

  • Assists to conducts mid-term and final project and program evaluations;

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Minimum Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Development Studies, Monitoring, and Evaluation or other
    related fields technology

  • Broad / specialized knowledge of methods, techniques, and processes


  • Minimum of three years progressive experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL), impact assessment and socio-economic researches

  • Experience in working on similar donor-funded projects in agricultural development in general and apiculture, sericulture, and horticulture value chain is highly desirable

  • Evidence-based report writing and presentation (sample works may be requested)

  • Experience in developing web-based data collection and monitoring platforms for project monitoring and report purposes.


  • Strong knowledge in developing and designing digital survey questionnaires using CSPRo or other digital survey tools

  • Demonstrated experience in implementing the survey and supervise field team in rural areas

  • Strong skills in results-based M&E system designing including developing result framework, theories of change, log frame, and gender-sensitive indicators and targets setting.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and reporting skills in English

  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel, Word, and Ppt) and STATA or SPSS is mandatory

  • Strong data analysis and management skills using application software such as Stata, SPSS, ArcGIS or R software

  • Quantitative and qualitative data collection skills using electronic tools such as CAPI, tablets using CSPro, ODK and other relevant applications

  • Knowledge/experience of impact evaluation methods such as RCT, the difference in difference and PSM is a plus.

  • Experience working with donor-funded projects in Ethiopia

  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively to rural villages

    Core Competencies

  • Knowledge and skills on digital survey tools (e.g., CSPRo, Survey CTO, etc)

  • Data analysis and management using MS Excel, STATA or SPSS or R

  • Evidence-based report writing and presentation skills

  • M&E Plan development (ToC, Logframe and Result Frameworks, indicators, etc.)

  • Excellent communication skills including in spoken and written English

  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills for mutual benefit

    Behavioral Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal English to express oneself, share and exchange information clearly and in a timely manner.

  • Very good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team in a multi-cultural environment

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and deal with multiple tasks at a time.

  • Ability to consistently set and meet goals with minimum supervision

  • Ability to work long hours without hesitations and manage routine tasks diligently

  • Ability to generate new ideas and ways of working to continuously improve existing work processes, practices, concepts

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI - Monitoring - Evaluation and Learning Officer Jobs in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

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