Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

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Category:
Business and Administration, Economics, Social Sciences and Community
Location:
Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:
Negotiable

Job Description

Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA)

The Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA) invites competent and qualified candidates to apply for the vacant post of the following positions 

Job Description

Brief Highlight of EWLA: Established in 1995, the Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA) is a non-governmental, non-partisan and not-for- profit local organization mainly working for the promotion and advancement of women’s rights in the country. It strives towards ensuring gender equality and women empowerment through fighting Gender Based Violence and Violence against Women and Children. Since its establishment, EWLA has provided free legal aid service for needy women and children through its structures stretched from its head office in Addis Ababa to the branch offices in Amhara, Oromiya, Gambella, Benishangul Gumuz, Dire Dawa; and Southern regional states. Currently, it has opened new branch offices in Somali and Afar Regional States. EWLA has also a structure at grass-roots level in which there are strong 54 Volunteer Committees at zonal and woreda levels of its intervention areas.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures
  • Monitor all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project output;
  • Recommend further improvement of the logical frame work;
  • Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the project success;
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results;
  • Monitor the sustainability of the project's results;
  • Provide feedback to the Project Manager on project strategies and activities;
  • Suggest strategies to the Project Management for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks;
  • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the National Project Director/Project Manager;
  • Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system Develop indicators and a monitoring strategy for the project;
  • Provide inputs, information and statistics for quarterly, annual and other reports to Project Management Team and donor
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the Project Manager in preparing relevant reports;
  • Support monitoring and evaluation of the effects and impact of the project;
  • Assist in coordinating across the available components of the Project to ensure effective implementation of M&E/MIS;
  • Assist the project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.
  • Perform other duties as required;

Measurable Outputs and Performance Indicators

  • Preparation of monthly MIS reports;
  • Assist the Project Manager in preparing other relevant reports;
  • Organize and conduct training on M&E/MIS for project and government staff
  • Assist Project Manager in the preparation of reports on the findings and lessons learned from project innovations;
  • Provide input and update information related to project outcome in UNDP and GOB website;
  • Assist Project Manager in preparing monthly and quarterly reports on project progress based on MIS reports on project activities;
  • Prepare Issues Log and Risk Log for the project;
  • Develop M&E system for the Project and for the government counterpart/stakeholders;
  • Prepare and maintain data base

Competencies

  • Corporate Competencies:
  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of EWLA
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Functional Competencies:

  • Organizes and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships
  • Plans, coordinates and organises workload while remaining aware of changing Priorities and competing deadlines
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support

Knowledge Management and Learning

  • In-depth knowledge on MIS, M&E and development issues
  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the application of methodology: Good understanding of capacity assessment methodologies; excellent ability to identify significant capacity building opportunities;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral): Sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners, Respectful and helpful relations with donors and project staff.
  • Ability to lead implementation of new systems (business side), and affect staff behavioral/ attitudinal change

Self-Management

  • Focuses on result for the client
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view
  • Solicits feedback from staff about the impact of his/her own behavior

Reporting Relationship:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is accountable to general directives for  the Executive directress and shall report to her.

Job Requirements

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • University Degree preferably in Business Administration, Economics or related field.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E/MIS in development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/ Government;
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports;
  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database software;
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software;
  • Strong training & facilitation skills.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in written and spoken Amharic and English.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirement can send detailed C.V and application letter using the following address

(email [email protected] )           OR

In person (Head office, Addis Ababa, Kirkos Subcity,  near Bulgaria Michael church)

Note: Use "Monitoring and Evaluation Officer" as the subject line of your email !

  Women applicants  are highly encouraged to apply!

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