NIRAS International Consulting Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning - MEL - Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

NIRAS International Consulting Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning - MEL - Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia


  • NIRAS International Consulting is owned by foundation, the NIRAS GROUP is an international multidisciplinary consultancy firm with Nordic roots and values.

  • We design, implement, and manage projects and investments that bolster economic development, enhance livelihoods, reduce inequality, improve education and health, and build environmental resilience.

  • With more than 45 years of continuous presence across the Africa continent (including in Ethiopia) , and through the 300 or so projects that NIRAS international consulting pool of experts helps implement in well over 100 countries on annual basis , and contributed to the SDG.

  • NIRAS is looking for consultants for an anticipated Community-Led Accelerated WASH, Phase IV (COWASH IV) in Ethiopia, Implementation.

  • The Programme (COWASH IV) will be implemented in coordination with the Ethiopian Ministry for Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE).

  • At the regional level cooperation will be coordinated with the Bureaus of Finance and Economic Cooperation, Bureaus of Water, Irrigation and Energy in association with the relevant WASH partners, Bureaus of Health, Bureaus of Education as well as Bureaus of Women, Youth and Children.

  • Place of assignment Based in MoWIE, Addis Ababa with frequent travelling to regions

    Qualifications Required

  • Only the experts meeting the set criteria will be shortlisted and contacted.


  • Master’s degree in relevant field (e.g., Economics, Sociology, Social Psychology, etc.).
  • Language: Fluency in both spoken and written English and Amharic Experience and skills

  • At least 7 years of relevant work experience, including at least five years as MEL officer or manager;

  • Demonstrated and thorough understanding of issues and methods related to MEL; including experience in operationalising M&E/MIS systems at regional and woreda levels;

  • Excellent familiarity with quantitative and qualitative research methods and data analysis, including experience designing and carrying out studies/research using these methods;

  • Excellent numeracy skills with an understanding of standard data handling processes and a proven ability to handle large data sets;

  • Experience of coordination of monitoring activities and impact assessments;

  • Experience in CMP is an asset;

  • Knowledge of WASH M&E Framework and relevant professional experience in different areas in Ethiopia are strong assets ;

    Professional Experience Required
    of diverse cultures;

  • Experience in cooperation with development partners;

  • Well-developed understanding of skills transfer;

  • Excellent computer skills (MIS systems, word processing, spreadsheets, data base management, etc.); and

  • Good communication and report writing skills in English. Responsibilities

  • Lead the COWASH learning agenda;

  • Preparation of the COWASH Learning Strategy and Action plan;

  • Facilitate internal COWASH learning and sharing on the learning platforms (to be established);

  • Coordinate periodic reviews, monitoring of quarterly, annual progress reporting and mid-term evaluation of COWASH – ensure links to the learning strategy;

  • Coordinate smaller scale case studies, reviews, and evaluations of COWASH activities, such as the sanitation marketing and MHM room pilots;

  • Coordinate regular reviews and updating of the COWASH Learning Strategy and Action Plan;

  • Provide technical support for the design and implementation of learning activities to COWASH staff and partners;

  • Work closely with the Communication and Dissemination Specialist to ensure that COWASH results and learnings are shared widely and strategically;

  • Develop of the COWASH result based M&E Framework in line with One WASH M&EMIS system and COWASH Project document;

  • Develop/update relevant guidelines and manuals for COWASH M&E system;

  • Operationalise COWASH result based M&E/MIS in Project regions through trainings;

  • Prepare annual plans together with COWASH staff and follow-up implementation;

  • Prepare monitoring and evaluation tools for COWASH and institutionalise in the regions;

  • Train Federal and regional staff on statistical data analysis using statistical software;

  • Monitor the achievement of relevant objectives, results and outputs of the overall Project;

  • Consolidation of the Project’s physical reports;

  • Assist and facilitate in the development of gender sensitive output, outcome, impact indicators for COWASH and carrying out relevant research;

  • Support Federal WASH ministries in WASH M&E-MIS system development and capacity building and in institutionalising the system ;

  • Support capacity building, development of training materials, guidelines, WASHCO legalisation and CR-WSP development ;

  • Assist in the development of Federal and regional WASH structures and their planning and performance monitoring;

  • Coordinate and prepare quarterly and annual performance and result based reports; and

  • Provide assistance to the selected Region in WASHCO legalisation.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; NIRAS International Consulting Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning - MEL - Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

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