Palladium Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Lead Jobs in Ethiopia

Palladium Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Lead Jobs in Ethiopia

Company Overview:

  • About Palladium - Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people's lives.

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

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    Project Overview and Role:

  • Palladium International, LLC is seeking a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Lead for an anticipated USAID-funded project in Ethiopia. The MEL Lead will provide technical leadership to capture and communicate program results, as well as ensure high-quality, timely, valid, and verifiable data collection, reporting and analysis. S/he will link monitoring and evaluation data to a process of learning and iterative adaptation. This position will be based in Addis Ababa and is contingent upon award.


  • Oversee project knowledge management, including development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention linked research.

  • Ensure project scope and activities are compliant with USAID policies.

  • Lead the development and monitoring of MEL and work plans.

  • Review the project implementation activities to assess results and the impact.

  • Work closely with the heads of projects to ensure compatibility and coordination within the M&E framework, and consistency with national and donor requirements.

  • Focus on strengthening the M&E system, building capacity of partners and staff, and improving alignment and support to host-country M&E systems.

  • Responsible for providing technical assistance and coordinating with various government and development partners to improve and utilize existing systems for the timely collection, management, analysis, and reporting
    of valid and reliable data that meet donor reporting requirements.

  • Contribute to project deliverables, including annual workplans, and quarterly and annual reporting.

  • Institute routine data reviews as part of an adaptive management process including analyzing, interpreting and presenting data to project management and technical leads.

  • Develop and lead the implementation of a robust learning agenda for continuous learning, collaboration, and adaptation.

  • Undertake periodic reviews of program and/or country M&E systems and participate in planning M&E system strengthening actions.

  • Oversee the publication and dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to program partners, donors, Ethiopian counterparts, and other key stakeholders.

  • Gather and evaluates information and ensures that these findings are accurately presented in all USAID reporting and tracking tools.

  • Responsible for developing and designing project systems to track program progress against indicators; collecting and verifying information and maintaining performance monitoring plans, reports, work plans and monthly reports.


  • Demonstrated experience of working on monitoring and evaluation in public health. Experience with Ethiopian public and private health systems is preferred.

  • Experience with public health emergency monitoring including USAID health indicators, Equity in health indicators and measures used in capacity building and systems strengthening.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in management information systems and data use in a complex program environment with multiple implementing organizations.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English including the ability to communicate and translate complex technical and policy data and issues clearly and effectively to different stakeholders in order to build consensus.

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully moving routine analysis, evaluation, and research findings to program actions.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing rigorous quantitative and qualitative data collection systems and knowledge of methods for data analysis.

  • Experience with a USG-funded project as well education-related projects is preferred.

  • Solid understanding of USAID regulations and M&E reporting requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies.

  • Extensive experience in CLA, knowledge management and dissemination of findings.

  • Strong analytical and computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, web-based research)

  • Ability to multi-task and keep track of concurrent activities and deadlines.

  • Fluency in English required.

  • Must be willing to live and travel within Ethiopia.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Lead Jobs in Ethiopia

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