Save the Children - US Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Lead Jobs in Ethiopia

Save the Children - US Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Lead Jobs in Ethiopia


  • Save the Children is seeking a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Lead for an anticipated 5- year USAID-funded Highland Resilience Activity (HRA) Program in Ethiopia. The Highland Resilience Activity will support the graduation of Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) clients by linking them with new on-farm, off-farm, and employment opportunities.

  • The Activity will have a strong focus on improving access to finance for vulnerable highlands households and will be integrated into USAID's Resilience Food Security Activities (RFSAs) in five regions of Ethiopia.

  • The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and CLA Lead develops, implements, and continuously improves Monitoring and Evaluation systems for all project activities. S/he incorporates best practices to ensure information collected is accurate, timely and disseminated appropriately in high quality reports.

  • The M&E and CLA Lead will use these findings to improve the program and achieve the objectives. She/he will also be actively involved in promoting learning through documentation of lessons learned and developing approaches for community analysis and using data for making decision.

  • This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.

    What You'll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

  • Provide leadership, training and mentoring to develop M&E Plans, M&E tools, survey design, methodology, and data analysis to assess program impact;

  • Develop systems for capturing and documenting data and relevant information on project activities, beneficiaries, outputs, outcomes, and impact;

  • Design methodology and coordinate research activities for project operations and assessments;

  • Effectively rollout M&E collection and reporting systems to all staff and partners through training, site visits, manuals, and other technical support as needed;

  • Capture appropriate cost and financial information to track money indicators, including benchmarking information to analyze program effectiveness and cost effective inputs;

  • Ensure programming is aligned to targets and indicators contained in project proposal, and use the information from the M&E systems and tools to improve the program effectiveness;

  • Support all project reviews and evaluation activities, including coordinating mid-term and final evaluations, and supporting donor and external reviews;

  • Provide on-going support to maintain M&E systems; identify skill gaps and build
    capacity among project team;

  • Prepare high quality, accurate and timely reports for Save the Children, project partners and donors as required.

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s of Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics or related field is required;

  • Advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management; experience in qualitative research techniques a plus;

  • Minimum five years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation related to: Market Systems and Livelihoods;

  • Strong analytical skills and an understanding of monitoring, evaluation and assessment tools to promote evidence-based learning;

  • Ability to analyze complex data and summarize it for a range of audiences;

  • Ability to gain support from staff across teams and to build the capacity of others;

  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of local language preferred;

  • Familiarity with the political, social, and cultural context of Ethiopia is preferred.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience as a M&E/CLA Lead for USG programs;

  • Familiarity with USG-funded Resilience and Food Security Activities and/or the Government of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program

  • Familiarity with the political, social and cultural context of Ethiopia. Prior work experience in Ethiopia is ideal.

  • Experience working in fragile contexts including those affected by conflict, natural disasters and other political/socio-economic stressors.

  • Experience working with private sector partners engaging in collaborative, value shared relationships for sustainable development.

  • Experience working with vulnerable populations in particular ultra-poor, women, youth and migrant populations.

  • Knowledge of local language preferred.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children - US Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Lead Jobs in Ethiopia

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