Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

at CARE Ethiopia
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 1, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Job Responsibility #1:   Data Management and Reporting-30%

  • Ensure availability and utilization of data recording and reporting tools  at all data collection points  and provide updates on changes as required;
  • Ensure quality, timeliness, and completeness of project data recordings and reports throughout the data and information flow hierarchy.
  • Ensure up-to-date and quality data entry in project MIS systems.
  • Timely response to data requests from field and head office; LDM manager, program coordinator, program manager, advisors, support staff, and impact measurement advisor.
  • Compile data for perioding donors, government, and CARE reports as per the standard data reporting forms;
  • Coordinate field-level data management and reporting processes.
  • Lead routine program data quality assessment at the field level;
  • Participate in project design, monitoring, and evaluation surveys;

Job Responsibility #2:  Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting: 30%

  • Work closely with the LDM manager in reviewing and updating M&E/MIS systems and data collection and reporting tools of the project.
  • in close collaboration with the field office project manager, organize the periodic review and reflective meetings, joint supportive supervision, and feedback sessions at the zone, woreda, and kebele level.
  • Support target setting and implementation plan development at the field office level.
  • Assist field-level participatory monitoring and evaluation in the community.
  • Ensure quality of  project implementation as per the  implementation standards, monitoring and evaluation guidelines, and organizational protocols;
  • Collects case studies, and success stories and shares them with internal and external audiences;
  • coordinate and compile reports from field office level partners.
  • Ensure site-level data utilization for planning and decision-making purposes through sense-making reflections in M&E meetings.
  • weekly and monthly plans and reports of project officers.

   Job Responsibility #3 Capacity building and Training -30%

  • In close collaboration with the LDM manager, assess and communicate, capacity gaps in the community, government, and project staff.
  • In close collaboration with the LDM manager, support the development of appropriate capacity-building manuals and training materials as per gaps identified
  • Facilitate capacity-building training to the community and government staff in line with project objectives, plans, and intervention strategies in close collaboration with the program team.
  • Closely monitor ‘change’ in the capacity of the community, government offices, and other partners because of the project capacity-building interventions.
  • Coach and mentor project officers on project capacity-building activities designing and implementation.
  • With close collaboration with the LDM manager, plan, and organize M&E-related capacity-building training and workshops for the project and government staff.
  • Compile and share project outcome reports on capacity building for program and LDM managers.  

Job Responsibility #4:  Other duties- 10%

  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
  • The duties and responsibilities described above are subject to change, depending on CARE Ethiopian funding or programming.

Job Requirements



  • Statistics, Social Science, or other related fields.
  • Knowledge of statistical software.


  • Master’s degree in the above discipline
  • Research background



  • 3 – 5 years of job-related experience.


  • NGO experience.



  • Highly organized, attention to detail, and analytical skills;
  • Computer skills particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality,  participatory approach, and sustainability;
  • Proficiency in English, both verbal and written.


  • Utilizing programming and statistical software (such as SPSS) to compile data and information for various systems, and knowledge of basic PME and research tools;
  • Exposure to developing and/or maintaining a database using MS Access, etc.


  • Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, analytical ability, initiating action, interpersonal skills, developing teams, decision making, information monitoring, facilitating change, proactive problem solving, planning, organizing, and communicating with impact.
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