Population Services International Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Population Services International Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 199106

Category: Development and Project Management, Research and Development
Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: XXX

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement

Position Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Department/Program: Integrated Programs

Level: BI

Reports to: Integrated Field Implementation Manager

Based in: Integrated Field Implementation Office-Mekele

Duration of contract: Indefinite based on performance and availability of funds

Remuneration: As per organization pay scale plus other PSI/Ethiopia staff benefits.

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non‐profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

We are a $560m enterprise based in Washington, DC, operating in the private and public sectors in more than 65 countries.

Join us!

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

PSI/Ethiopia wants reimagine healthcare, put the consumer at the center, and whenever possible, bring quality care to the front door.
We achieve health impact in Ethiopia by working with both government and private partners and harvesting technology innovation to bring quality care closer to communities, schools, and homes.

We empower consumers by including them in the design of healthcare solutions, offering them more healthcare choices, and helping them to have a voice in influencing national priorities.

We work with all market actors in the health system to understand their needs, designing and delivering solutions so that market systems can sustainably serve consumers for the long term, helping to support the Government of Ethiopia in achieving Universal Health Coverage.

We are looking for a dynamic and result oriented Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator who will be responsible for data quality, coordination of data entry and reporting M&E data for the Adolescent 360 and WASH programs in Tigray PSI implementing woredas.

S/he will contribute to the monitoring and evaluation functions related to tracking project progress and quality, collecting useful, timely and actionable information for managers and decision-makers, and contribute to the frequent review, reflection and key learning process to improve performance.

The M&E Coordinator will work closely with the Integrated Field Implementation Manager, national M&E Managers programs and with the entire M&E team to develop, initiate and document M&E plans for WASH and Ado 360 programs and develop the data management systems.

Essential Functions

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Enhance monitoring of program outputs and quality, generate quality evidence on program impact and promote and ensure use of data for decision-making processes;
  • Develop and adapt weekly and monthly quantitative and qualitative reporting tools and provide support to Field Officer
  • Conduct regular field visits to project sites different stakeholders for monitoring and follow-up
  • Ability to coordinate monitoring activities with partners
  • Provide regular updates and analysis of data to the Integrated Field Implementation Manager and the respective M and E Manager to assess progress and suggest adaptations of the project
  • Oversee the collection, analysis, and utilization of information
  • Work with Program teams to integrate M&E into ongoing program planning and implementation systems and ensure adherence to
  • PSI M&E minimum standards;
  • Contribute to understanding of and support for mobile data collection hardware and software;
  • Develop a monitoring plan for each program and conduct regular monitoring visits to the different programs;
  • Develop and manage program databases to facilitate timely information updates, data quality assurance, sharing of information and learning, etc.;
  • Write up beneficiary stories from the field to organize best practices and lesson learned.
  • Carryout all regular programmatic data collection, data cleaning, data compilation, and data submission to the Integrated Field Implementation Manager and M&E Manager at Head Office;
  • Ensure timely submission of data by partners and PSI/E from and to relevant regional government structures in accordance with national guidelines;
  • Support the deployment and correct utilization
    of innovative electronic data capture systems and protocols;
  • Lead all programmatic data archiving and filing for PSI/E at the regional level;
  • Support PSI/E regional staff, regional GoE structures and business partners with supportive supervision of data collection and data compilation activities;
  • Support the planning and execution of cross-functional supportive supervision and data quality audits among all partners within the region/corridor;
  • Provide PSI/E’s regional staff and partners with routine data analysis and feedback,
  • Perform any other related activities as assigned by immediate supervisor.

    1. Analysis of data and Reporting

  • Support program teams in data collection and data analysis;
  • Coordinate with program teams to review indicator updates on a monthly basis.
  • Generate data reports (tables/graphs/reports) from the program databases at regular intervals, ensuring reports/information are available for program implementation staff as required. Facilitate data analysis with program implementation team as requested
  • Ability to transform data collected from the field into knowledge that translates into actions
  • Review or edit data in reports as requested and required;
  • Produce analytical summaries: graphs, charts, tables, narratives and appealing visuals, as requested, to fulfill internal and external reporting requirements;
    Other tasks as required.

    2. Capacity Building

  • Build the capacity of all relevant Integrated Field Implementation team members to develop and maintain a robust M&E system;
  • Build the capacity of local partners in the area of M&E and reporting;
  • Adapt existing protocols and plans to mentor and coach colleagues to build their capacity to enable them to develop high quality reports.
  • Provide trainings, capacity building and technical support to Adolescent 360 and WASH program implementers including adolescent health officers, smart start navigators, health extension workers, private WASH selling agents, NGOs Woreda WASH Team (WWT) and other partners on data quality management and recordings;


  • Coordinate with the team in the office to build systems that promote beneficiary accountability by ensuring that communities participate in initial assessments and program design;
  • Coordinate with program teams to ensure that communities are informed about our programs and what we do, are aware of their entitlements, are comfortable to give feedback and that feedback is used to improve the quality of our programs;
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to PSI and to not jeopardize its humanitarian social marketing mission.

    4.Organizational Learning

    As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve - we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit PSI as well as themselves.

    Job Requirements


  • BSc/BA in Public Health, Statistics, Population Studies, Economics or related field
  • 4 years of experience in relevant work
  • Computer application skills and familiarity with DHIS2 system is preferred
  • Experience in conducting trainings on M&E systems and procedures

    What would get us excited?

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and other local languages
    vGood time management and organizational skills
  • Experience in technical project implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with limited supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good team spirit
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% time away from regional office
  • Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to detail

    How to Apply

    Are you intrigued? Apply!

    By following our 3 steps application process:

    1. Fill out the application form using the following link: Online Application Form. It will only take 5 to 10 minutes.

    2. Send your CV and application letter to recruitment@psiet.org clearly mark “Application for Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Position” in the subject line.

    3. Check your email and make sure you receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application that means your application was successful.

    If you don’t receive the automatic response, check again your subject line and if needed, re-submit your CV and application letter with the correct subject.

    Application deadline March 4, 2019. We’ll call or e-mail you back if there is a good fit on both sides.

    PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

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