Self Help Africa Humanitarian Manager - Jobs in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Self Help Africa Humanitarian Manager - Jobs in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Job Title:
  • M&E Advisor (Ethiopia)
  • Self Help Africa (SHA)
  • Programmes
  • Addis Abbaba
    Contract Type:
  • 2 years – Full time with possible extension
    Reports to:
  • Head of M&E


    SHA works with smallholder farmers in 9 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to increase production and productivity, achieve better returns on investment and provide sufficient quantities and quality of food for their families to have a nutritious diet.

    The M&E Advisor (Ethiopia) works as part of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Team to support the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems in all technical areas of SHA’s development work.

    The role will focus on the implementation and strenghtening of SHA’s organisational M&E approach to the highest attainable standard, with emphasis on system compliance and quality control.

    Responsibilities will cover different steps in the whole M&E cycle, including M&E plans, logframes & Theory of Change. Tasks will comprise process preparation, training, data collection and analysis, and report writing.

    As a member of the M&E Team, the M&E Advisor will coordinate with other members of the team to ensure integrated M&E approaches throughout the organisation.

    This role involves a significant amount of travelling in country (30-40%) and once or twice a year travelling within Africa

    Key Responsibilities:

    Technical lead and advice

    Lead on M&E plans which includes:

  • Planning of resources (human & financial)
    Development of Theory of Change and logframes
    Creation of M&E tools when new indicators are used (Kobo toolbox/ Resco)
  • Lead on Livelihood zoning and wealth ranking excercises to ensure due processes are followed, quality standards are complied with and timeframes respected
  • Contribute to the improvement of monitoring and evaluation processes across the organisation which includes participatory M&E approaches and integrating feedback from staff, partners and project participants.
  • Oversee the efficient running of the beneficiary databases and ensure that the M&E reporting template is up to date
  • Assist Project Managers in developing indicator tracking tools to capture quantitative and qualitative data for project performance indicators.
  • Ensure that processes are in place to allow for systematic and inclusive feedback to communities and stakeholders on all programme reports and evaluations undertaken
  • Lead on Mid Term Reviews, and writes ToRs for baselines, endlines and evaluations.
  • Lead on the selection of M&E consultants, when required.


  • Train support staff and partners in data collection using handhelds and on the use of SHA’s assessment tools

    Project proposals

  • Advise on log-frames and Theories of Change in new project proposals for Ethiopia and ensure that SHA’s M&E approaches and adequate resources are integrated.


  • Support the Head of Programme in Ethiopia with quarterly and annual reports through the delivery of updated M&E figures
  • Provide monthly monitoring updates for our data management systems

    Documentation and learning

  • Contribute to ensuring that key programme learnings are integrated into the projects and across the organisation
  • Organise learning workshops in Ethiopia to discuss findings, improvements and observations of the M&E work.
  • Work together with the other members of the M&E team and technical advisors on fostering technical excellence and impact of all Self Help Africa programmes, and documenting it.
  • Other reasonable duties may be assigned to you that are consistent with the job and its level of responsibility. These will require pre-approval by your line manager.

    [Key Relationships:


  • Head of M&E (direct report) (HQ)
  • M&E Advisor; Evaluation Officer M&E; M&E Advisors (Africa)
  • Head of Programme & Programme Managers in Ethiopia
  • Desk Officer (HQ)
  • Head of Policy, Research and Evaluation (HQ)
  • Wider Programmes Team (HQ and Africa)

  • Programme Partners
  • M&E network in (Country)

    Knowledge and Experience
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in monitoring and evaluation systems, emphasis on logframes and Theories of Change
  • Experience with data collection in large surveys
  • Experience with data analysing and reporting

    Qualifications/Other Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably Master degree) in Agricultural Economics, International Development or related field
  • Proven data collection experience in rural settings preferable in Ethiopia
  • Excellent ICT skills in data analysis using MS excel
  • Working knowledge of MS Office including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint.
  • Proven experience in training and capacity building in M&E
  • Expertise in designing data collection tools, sampling methodologies
  • Experience of database management (Salesforce preferable)
  • Commitment to the vision and values of GSHA


  • IHM & HEA experience
  • Experience with data analysing systems such as: SPSS, SAS. STATA

    Role Competencies
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work as part of an international team across jurisdictions and cultures
  • Abilty to deliver reports in a timely manner
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to train and mentor others
  • Ability to solve problems and take corrective action

    How to Apply:

    Download JD & Application Form

  • Please send: CV/Resume, application form & covering letter explaining why you want the position and – with reference to the person specification, why you think you are particularly suited to the role to:
  • Please submit application by email only as a Word document or in pdf.
  • Make it clear which position you are applying for by writing the position in the subject line of your e-mail + Your name
  • Closing date: 5:00pm on Monday 6th May 2019
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview by e-mail and date for interview will be communicated.
  • Any candidate offered a job with Self Help Africa will be expected to sign Self Help Africa’s Safeguarding Policies and Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.
  • Specific roles may require police/DBS/Garda vetting.
  • Self Help Africa is committed to equal employment opportunities
  • For more information and job application details, see; Self Help Africa Humanitarian Manager - Jobs in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

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