Integrated Service on Health and Development Organization /ISHDO Monitoring and Evaluation Director Jobs in Ethiopia

Integrated Service on Health and Development Organization /ISHDO Monitoring and Evaluation Director Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Director will provide technical oversight for the M&E plan Family-focused HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Program.

  • S/he will be the technical expert who will liaise with relevant advisers on health related strategic information for activities related to strengthening the ability of community-based organizations and other community groups to monitor, document and analyze the performance of community-based health services as a basis for accountability, advocacy and policy activities and ensuring standards and quality of care.

  • S/he provides technical guidance and support to sub-awards in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness HIV and AIDS services. In collaboration with government and donor health information technology teams, s/he will work toward an agreement on the health information system platform(s) that community partners can use to make data reporting compatible with the national health information system.

  • S/he will work with the host government on data collection and reporting activities at the community level.

  • S/he will review and adapt tools and create standardized tools and indicators to measure community-based interventions that capture relevant outcomes.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of MEL, Performance monitoring plan of the project in close collaboration with program team

  • Lead the adoption, development of guides, tools, SOPs for MEL of the project

  • Lead the data system workforce to identify system improvements along with donor and technical partners

  • Lead the capacity building of local implementing partner, central and field staff in monitoring, evaluation and reporting skills particularly Unified data system, data capturing, analysis and reporting.

  • Primarily Responsible for tracking, monitoring on regular bases HFR, MER and custom indicators and data visualization for the project leads and report support

  • Lead regular data quality assessments necessary for the program as per the standard
    lead the development of quality improvement /quality management activities that defines, monitors an analyzes HIV prevention, care and treatment activities of the project

  • Refining the design of M&E system, clearly identifying the users and the utility of the data/information;

  • Lead the Refinement of M&E indicators and adapt M&E tools to meet program needs, which may include pre- and post- tests, focus group interview protocols, community survey tools, and baseline, mid-term, and end-line survey instruments;

  • Support the Use of commcare application electronic database for client data record and visualization to Partners

  • Conduct of assessments and surveys, analyzing data collected, and facilitate the use of data for

  • Undertake the preparation, dissemination of best practices, project briefs, and success stories.

  • Produce timely, accurate, and complete reports that meet USAID standards and requirements.

  • Establish and run the activity monitoring systems including data collection, analysis and reporting to support sound management of the activity interventions.

  • Assess performance, conduct surveys and assessments, and document lessons-learned
    Develop efficient processes and systems for translating lessons-learned into practice for timely resolutions of implementation challenges

  • Perform Other tasks as assigned by supervisor

    Job Requirements

    Required Education and Experiences

  • A minimum of MSC/MPH degree in health related field or monitoring & evaluation field or MA in social science required

  • Ten years of direct experience in the monitoring and evaluation of HIV projects and a minimum of 4 years in PEPFAR’s M&E programs
    Work experience in establishing/ designing M & E systems and tools and managing data intensive programs preferably in HIV/AIDS programs is required.

  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators is required.

  • Experience in program quality management (both service and data quality) and operational research (OR) is required.

  • Knowledge of M&E and data quality management related to health programs, preferably on HIV and AIDS programs is required.

  • Demonstrated experience in use of data for decision making is highly desirable.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID and GOE monitoring and evaluation and quality management processes and systems is highly desirable.

    Personal Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and positive professional attitude

  • Excellent written and communication skills in English

  • Proven report writing skills

  • Team work and team building skills

  • Skills in MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are required to fill in only the attached application form and submit the form along with their short CV not longer than 4 pages and application letter through the organizations email address within 10 working days from the date of announcement.

  • Please write the position you applied for, in the subject area.


  • Please don’t send educational testimonials and other documents. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

  • ISHDO provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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