Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist

at Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted January 25, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
IT / Information Technology
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA) is an indigenous National Non-governmental, Non-political and not for profit humanitarian organization working in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, care treatment and support services.  MENA is now in the process of recruiting employees for its USAID MULU KP Activity sub granted from PSI/Ethiopia to be implemented in Addis Ababa; thus, invites competent candidates to apply on the following vacant post:

Major duties/Job Summary: -

  • Prepare organization monitoring, Evaluation and learning policy, manual and SOP.
  • Collect data, compile report, analyze and submit to the concerned bodies including donors.
  • Participate in development of program work plan, budgeting and knowledge management activities.
  • Carryout, all regular programmatic data quality monitoring, data cleaning, data verification, and reporting to appropriate program team.
  • Ensure overall program quality from site level up to the higher level of the organization and government structures.
  • Establish active M&E system at all C&T project implementation towns in consultation with program and QIT.
  • Provide quality management and M&E trainings for program team.
  • Support field level monthly quality improvement meetings at each site.
  • Conduct regular monthly data quality assurance (DQA) and report the outcome and action plan for the management.
  • Prepare all sites for USAID SIMS visit and assist the program team in organizing these activities.
  • Collect, compile and document best practices, and success story in the process of quality improvement activities using USAID guideline and policies.

Term of Employment:

  • One year with possible extension based on performance and availability of funds.

Job Requirements


  •  At least BSc/BA in Public Health, health informatics, Statistics, or related field

Work experience:

  • 6 years of experience in relevant work experience supporting MEL system and quality  assurance of Public Health facilities, preferably in PEPFAR funded NGO setting.

Required skills:

  • The Applicant should be computer literate (MS word, Excel and Access), and another relevant database system.
  • Proven training on monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • Operating on SPSS, STATA, EPI-INFO and other quality management software is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal Communication skills and ability to effectively liaise with staff, government and others stakeholders.
  • Fluency in English and Local Language (Spoken and Written)
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with all actors in the implementation sites.
  • Experience in USAID/PEPFAR funded KP-friendly projects is advantageous.


Applying Instructions

Those candidates who fulfill the above criteria could send only their updated Curriculum vitae (CV) no longer than 3 pages and 1 page motivation letter within 5 consecutive days from the date of this announcement on email: or


Submit in person to the head office (located to in front of Sanford International School), P.O.Box 31218   A.A Contact address: - Tel. 0111228843/44/45

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted for written exam and interview and those who can start job immediately will have advantage. Applying for both positions automatically disqualified the candidate too.

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