Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator (Re-advertisement)

at Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 23, 2022
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Planning and training

  • Develop and maintain efficient and effective programmatic systems and ensure fulfilment with all COOPI MEAL and program quality standards.
  • Develop and manage strong internal systems for monitoring project performances for COOPI Ethiopia projects.
  • Conduct training needs assessment (TNA) and identify training needs for technical staff and ensure building the capacity of relevant COOPI program and technical staff.
  •  Participate actively in program planning process and budgeting with advisory group, HOM and Programs Coordinator.
  • Develop Detail Implementation Plans (DIPs) for all projects in collaboration with PMs and Programs Coordinator and support in grants opening meetings.
  • In coordination with the PMs, facilitate the conduction of the launching workshops for all new projects
  • Conduct MEAL training to the PMs on the new COOPI’s MEAL Guidelines and Tools
  • Develop project monitoring plan (PMP) of all projects, based on the COOPI’s MEAL Guidelines and Tools.
  • Develop and use different MEAL Tools and formats based on the contexts and under the umbrella of the COOPI’s Guidelines.
  • Devises the KPIs at Country level in collaboration with the Programs Coordinator and Advisory Group
  • Collects and compiles KPIs data and reports to HQ focal persons


  • Monitor progresses against detailed activities and budget plans with technical teams, ensuring that objectives and indicators are achieved.
  • Prepare and review weekly, monthly, quarterly, interim and final reports incorporating activities and financial progresses for project work across each COOPI Ethiopia project.
  • Oversee delivery of different technical components of the project, with a focus on keeping activities on track for completion and ensuring adequate technical support is provided to activities.
  • Organize and manage data collection for baseline of all COOPI projects, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ensure the accuracy of all quantitative and qualitative reporting to government line departments, Donors, COOPI Head Quarter, and other external audiences.
  • Ensure timely and accurate program data collections, data verifications, and data reporting according to program needs and donor requirements.
  • Organize data collection with adequate software like Kobo
  • Present MEAL findings to the SMT for decision making
  • Disseminate findings from the MEAL reports to the internal and external audiences (program and technical staff, consortium partners and the donors).
  • Document MEAL data for lessons and recommend future programming.

External Coordination

  • Participate in different consortium meetings through delegation from the Programs Coordinator and Advisory Group.
  • Ensure that effective engagement is maintained with communities and with local government partners, to ensure responsive and sustainable programming.
  • Responsible for cataloguing and organizing strategic information for all COOPI programs and technical areas, and facilitating the free sharing and access of strategic and technical information internally.
  • Responsible for designing and integrating to COOPI strategic planning development.
  • Support the program coordinator to approve project grants at regional level
  • Attend technical working group monthly meetings for WASH,NFI/ES,ATF/DRM, Food Cluster, etc., as assigned by the Program Coordinator, Program Advisors and HOM and share key points
  • Collaborate with the PMs to facilitate the organization of internal and donors meetings to the project sites, liaising with advisory group, Programs Coordinator and HoM
  • Collaborate with the PMs to prepare and meet with donors visiting the sites of implementation
  • Provide inputs to the advisor group in the definition of the country strategy within SMT meeting
  • Ensure an active participation in relevant technical working group
  • Present INGO global best practices and methodologies in monitoring and evaluation aspect.
  • Liaise with donors and partners for all projects

Project development

  • Contribute in scoping and writing new project concept notes and proposals for all sectors
  • Develop SMART indicators and Log- frames for all new projects  in close working relationship with technical group and programs Coordinator
  • Share project ideas and concepts as deemed useful, propose written innovative actions in the area of intervention.
  • Review and support the collection of information from the area of intervention (Zone, Woredas and Kebele, community, local partners, NGOs, etc.), liaise with the program coordinator, advisory group and PMs.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisors.

Job Requirements


  • Advanced university degree/MSC in Statistics, Demography and relevant field.
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience in humanitarian and/or development contexts.
  • Previous experience working in INGO.
  • Experience facilitating relationships between Nongovernmental organization and government.
  • Ability to work well within a team and take responsibility to deliver results.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Amharic and knowledge of the local language is an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of working area will be preferable
  • Respect culture; believe of diverse ethnic and traditional set up.


  • Experience in liaising with governmental/local authorities, IOs and NGOs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in stressful environments and under pressure.
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