International Organzation for Migration Monitoring and Evaluation Project Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

International Organzation for Migration Monitoring and Evaluation Project Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 216054

Category: Business and Administration, Social Sciences and Community
Location: Addis Ababa*, Mekelle* and Bahirdar*, Oromia
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: As per UN Salary Scale - G5

Job Description

Vacancy No.


Position Title

Monitoring and Evaluation Project Assistant

Duty Station

Addis Ababa*, Mekelle* and Bahirdar*


General Service Staff, G5

Type of Appointment

SVN, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date

As soon as possible

Posting Period


Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal & External candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy.


Under the current circumstance in Ethiopia, currently there is a heavy influx of ex-combatants who will require assistance to reintegrate into communities after long periods in exile.

Hence, to secure sustainable and peaceful reintegration of the ex-combatants having returned to their communities IOM along with the Government of Ethiopia is going to implement a disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Project.

Under the overall supervision of the DDR Programme Manager, direct supervision of the Regional DDR Project Officer, and working in close coordination with the Transition and Recovery team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day monitoring and follow up of the implementation of various components of the DDR project as well as regular reporting on the progress regarding project implementation in his/her respective regional state where DDR is operational.

The candidate will be based in regional state where Project Coordination Unit will be established for the implementation of DDR project and serve as the IOM’s M&E focal point for the DDR project in the regional state. In particular, he/she will:-

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • In consultation with Regional Project Officer and staff, contribute to the development of project standardized Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems including, M&E plan, tools, quality assurance mechanisms and data collection methods and procedures;
  • Review existing monitoring mechanisms and reporting documents including but not limited to project-level M&E plans, data collection tools, Site Visit Notes and Evaluation Reports and propose improvements where necessary to help strengthen M&E system for DDR intervention.
  • Work in close consultation with Regional Project Officer, IM/Reporting Officer and staff as well as project partners to consolidate and share relevant M&E information to inform project progress and improvement in line with IOM and donor requirements;
  • Participate in the process for identifying the key performance questions, indicators and parameters for monitoring programme performance and achievements; contribute to the design of the format for performance reports on DDR implementation.
  • Develop and put in place M&E tools, frameworks, guidelines and mechanisms for the proper tracking of project activities in line with the monitoring and evaluation systems and protocols of the IOM;
  • Collect monitoring and evaluation data on a regular basis and analyze such data to inform project team for timely intervention and decision making for corrective measures;
  • Assist in designing, testing and reviewing information and data collection tools and provide technical guidance as required;
  • Undertake regular field visits to coordinate the implementation of M&E and provide procedural guidance;
  • Coordinate and/or undertake and compile necessary project data collection tasks;
  • Organize and provide staff capacity and training on specific M&E aspects;
  • Provide technical support to other similar programmes and projects of IOM Senegal to facilitate a common approach;
  • Provide support
    for evaluation and collaborate with the project team to draft management response to evaluation recommendations and assist with the monitoring of their implementation;
  • Prepare, compile and/or review monthly, quarterly and/or annual internal and external project reports not limited to M&E;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

    Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Demographics, Statistics or Social Science, Business Administration, International Relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution.


  • 5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Proven experience with strategic planning approaches, M&E methods and approaches, planning and implementation of M&E;
  • Substantial experience in the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation plans in small-scale grants, preferably with experience in the field of research, monitoring and/or evaluation;
  • Previous work experience in the region, particularly on monitoring and evaluation of peace building programming, preferably operational and field experience
  • Sound knowledge of development programme planning and implementation objectives;
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Supervisory/basic managerial skills
  • NGO/INGO experience is a plus


  • Fluency in English is required;
    Working knowledge of other local languages in the region is advantageous.

    Required Competencies


  • Takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism;
  • Works effectively with all clients and stakeholders;
  • Promotes continuous learning; communicates clearly;
  • Takes initiative and drives high levels of performance management;
  • Plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area or responsibility;
  • Displays mastery of subject matter;
  • Contributes to a collegial team environment;
  • Incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation;
  • Displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Works with internal and external stakeholders to meet the resource needs of IOM


  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring and evaluation in post crisis and peace building context
  • Demonstrable knowledge of international and national instruments and policies relevant to peace building initiatives
  • Good analytical skills, ability to interpret information, identify and analyse problems;
  • Good knowledge of assessments, researches methodologies and tools and data collection skills in sensitive issues such as conflicts;
  • Personal commitment to the mandate of the Organization, a quick learner, a strong drive for results, efficiency and flexibility;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with key counterparts, government authorities, international organizations and other partners;
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team and with colleagues from varied cultures, professional backgrounds and respect for diversity;
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Good level of computer literacy; proficient in Microsoft Windows and MS Office applications including outlook.


  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

    Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

    Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighboring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered.

    In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighboring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates are invited to submit their application/ motivation letter enclosed with only detail CV written in English via our e-mail address RECADDIS@IOM.INT, by August 19, 2019 at the latest, referring the position title and Vacancy number in the subject line of your email; no photocopies of educational/training certificates is required at this stage; applicant who doesn't follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    We strongly encourage qualified women to apply!

    International Organzation for Migration Monitoring and Evaluation Project Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

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