MEAL Coordinator for Healthy Village Project

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Development and Project Management, Management, Water and Sanitation
Bahir Dar, Amhara 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description

Plan International is an independent non-profit organization that advances children’s well-being and equality for girls. Working in building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years and present in 70 countries, Plan International strives for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children while working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners. Plan International Ethiopia is looking for MEAL Coordinator for Healthy Village Project for Amhara Program Area, based in Bahir Dar who will be reporting to the Healthy Village Project Manager.

Dimensions of the Role

Financial measures or statistics relevant to post such as budget list of direct and indirect reports.

The post holder will have responsibility for the planning, management, operation, coordination and regular monitoring of Healthy Village project to be implemented in Amhara PA (Meket, Seqota, & Lay Gayint districts) & Ofla from Tigray Region and support these integrated WASH, Food and Nutrition Security Project to ensure all donor and government reports are submitted on time.


Ensure all project planning, monitoring and evaluation processes meet and comply with external accountability requirement and standards.

Works closely with the Project Coordinators, Community Development workers and CO MEAL team to establish MEAL system in accordance with the project requirement.

Participate in all trainings which will be organized by the Project Coordinator to ensure the quality of the training together with the Project Coordinators prepare RESA reports.

Closely work with partners to monitor their progress.

Prepare Partner agreements as required.

Together with Project Coordinators monitor progress of all construction works for quality assurance.

Ensure all donor and government reports are submitted on time.

Support the Project Coordinators during trainings through providing technical and administrative support including photograph taking etc.

Organize monthly review meetings with Project Coordinators.

Responsible for the setup of Management Information System, to systematically collect, store and analyse output and activity information.

Ensure equal participation and benefit of adolescent boys and girls and children with disabilities in all phases of project implementation.

Provide information on project learning and monitoring data to inform during the preparation of annual work plans.

Ensure project management is gender transformative.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, Behaviours, and Experience Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:

Education, Qualification and Knowledge.

Bachelor’s Degree in monitoring and evaluation, project management, development studies, and other social sciences.

Minimum 4 year’s substantial experience in managing corporate system for Planning, monitoring, evaluation and Learning activities.

Excellent English written and verbal skills


Awareness of integrated WASH, Food and Nutrition intervention approach plus environmental health issues with special with attention to the needs of women and children

Experience of leading M & E for integrated WASH, Food & Nutrition projects implementation and working in partnership

Experience in capacity building of partners and staff.

Experience in conducting baseline, mid term and end line evaluations for WASH related projects

Experience of linking WASH interventions with health and nutrition projects.

Demonstrated experiences of KAP assessments design and analysis.

General finance, administration, information management and proficiency in information technology/computer skill.

Strong proposal writing, planning and programme designing and also coordinating skills

Ability to deliver quality programs in a short term and work under stressful conditions.

Experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods in a field setting

Proven ability to work in a team environment and independently.

Excellent written, verbal communication skills in English and Amharic.

How to Apply

The closing date for the application is April 05, 2021 . Qualified candidates should submit their application with the below link.

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

Please note that: 

·         Applications and CVs written in English will be accepted and

·         Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

·         Please note that we are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated link.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

More information about Plan International can be found on  http://

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

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