SA Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

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Category:
Economics, Social Sciences and Community
Location:
Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Salary:
Negotiable and attractive packages

Job Description

 Hiwot Ethiopia was established in 1995. It has been working for the well being of children and youth in Ethiopia. It has been delivering a range of multi-year programs on health, education, child rights/projection, livelihood, gender equality and disability with a number of local and international partners. Hiwot Ethiopia, by the financial support of ESAP3 has been implementing “Enhancing Social Accountability for quality and Inclusive Public Service delivery” project in, Arada Sub city,Addis Ababa. 
SA is a concept that facilitates dialogue between citizens and service providers which should lead to more responsive and quality service delivery. Service providers and their supervisors and administrators within government are then held accountable for their performance. SA is used as a process and mechanism to inform and educate citizens on their rights, responsibilities and on minimum service standards. It thus contributes to good governance by engaging citizens to facilitate the SA process, ultimately leading to enhanced service delivery.    
Through a grants program, ESAP mobilizes SA implementing partners (IPs) to guide local institutions through a 5-step social accountability cycle. This may include training and coaching for selected community representatives, citizen groups, local government officials and other stakeholders on social accountability principles, service standards and selected social accountability tools.  
During this third phase of the program, ESAP will expand its SA interventions from 317 to 417 woredas.  Grantees are expected to conduct institutional mapping in new woredas to identify citizen groups such as locally embedded CBOs, associations of disadvantaged groups and service user groups (such as PTSAs).  
Therefore, Hiwot Ethiopia would like to invite interested applicants for  SA Monitoring & evaluation officer   position.

The SA M&E officer shall be stationed in the region where the project is operating/Addis Ababa. S/he is responsible for overall monitoring, data collection, knowledge management and support to evaluation in the SA project and its intervention woredas.

  Main tasks of the M&E officer:

  • Support the PC in activity planning and budget forecasting – so that every team member (as well as the contract partners) understands the project activities and results indicators, and how to monitor these;
  • Provide technical and coaching support to all the WSAEs in the project (including those employed by partners) so that they develop M&E skills such as work planning for results, timely and regular data collection and mobile data uploading, and quarterly reporting;
  • Plan own activities in coordination with the PC and the GSIE, including joint monitoring and technical support trips as per needs of the WSAE; 
  • Ensure timely and regular completion of M&E data forms by WSAEs s (e.g. essential SA meeting SAC membership etc.) and provide him/her with data generated to facilitate woreda level monitoring of the SA process;
  • Document interesting practice lessons and results and disseminate these lessons within the cluster and to another stake-holders;
  • During project team meetings, share M&E data to improve implementation performance;
  • Ensure safeguarding the organization staff, target community groups and stakeholders from sexual abuse, exploitation and other forms of harms
  • Ensure, in collaboration with the WSAE, that key project events and documents (e.g. JAPs) are properly documented and stored in woreda office, SAIP office and MA;  
  • Ensure that progress of program implementation against indicators is documented and that activities are on track, according to action plan;
  • Contribute to writing of quarterly narrative reports:
  • Provide training to WSAEs and enumerators on data collection and survey completion;
  • Ensure WSAEs and enumerators generate complete and quality-checked survey  questionnaires in accordance with the MA CRC guidance and standards;
  • Together with other M&E officers and the MA, prepare ESAP grantee participation in the regional FTA-SA partnership meetings for sector responsiveness, policy dialogue, and SA systems development – debrief the project team on follow-up activities;
  • Participate in and provide input to learning and capacity development events organized by the MA with the federal/regional governments and relevant sector ministries/ bureaus – actively share learning with the project team, and roll-out agreed M&E actions to the project team;
  • Upon request of the project coordinator, organize and participate in monitoring visits planned by ESAP3 MA and/or as requested by government or development partners;
  • Upon request of the project coordinator, support ESAP3 baseline and end-line activities and other research activities as appropriate.

Report to: SA Project coordinator

Terms of employment: one year contract with possible extension

Place of work: Addis Ababa with frequent travel of the organization project site

Number of vacancies: one

Job Requirements

Minimum qualifications and skills:

  • BA in social science, statistics, economics or equivalent
  • Five years M&E experience in complex project
  • Strong analytical skills – Excel proficiency
  • Proven knowledge on safeguarding children and adult at risk
  • Good network with other M&E experts
  • Willingness to be based in project area
  • Experience with mobile data collection is a plus
  • Proven English speaking and  writing skills

How to Apply

Interested applicants who fulfill the above requirements (each position) should submit their CVs and relevant documents with 5 consecutive days starting from the date of this announcement to the Administration and Finance Department through [email protected]
Please mention the position you are applying for on the subject of your email.

 

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