Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialists, OTI Ethiopia

at Dexis Consulting Group
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted April 10, 2020
Category Education / Teaching
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


About Us

Are you passionate about driving programs focused on foreign assistance? Do you want to be part of an organization that offers meaningful assignments and opportunities to expand your skills and expertise? At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

About the Position

Dexis is seeking Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialists to support a project with

USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) in Ethiopia. This is a three-year contract to support activities that will strengthen democracy and national stability in Ethiopia. The MEL Specialists will provide MEL support to the project and report to the MEL Manager (MELM). This is a full-time position based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with an immediate start date.

USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives’ (USAID/OTI) new support program aims to deliver fast and adaptable support that helps the Government of Ethiopia and civil society advance democratic reforms and enhance citizen engagement in the governance processes. Dexis Consulting Group (Dexis) will be USAID/OTI’s implementing partner in providing this assistance.


  • Provide support to the MELM in managing evaluations and developing evaluation methodologies and indicators, collecting, analyzing, and assuring data quality.
  • Support the MELM in developing performance management plans (PMPs) and building program capacity, developing and reviewing project MEL plans and building implementing partner capacity.
  • Support project trainings, including face-to-face trainings, distance learning, web-based platform trainings, and other capacity building approaches.
  • Provide logistical and operational support including report editing, event planning, and travel/logistics arrangements.
  • Conduct with MELM the monitoring and evaluation of activity implementation and impact.
  • Contribute to information products and reporting including rapid updates on program status and impact.

Job Requirements


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent university degree in a relevant field.
  • At least 4 years of experience conducting evaluations and/or assessments of various sizes and scopes, in developing countries.
  • At least 2 years of experience providing logistical and operational support services to international development projects.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and team management skills.
  • Experience living and working in Ethiopia.
  • Experience working in environments experiencing political transition
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Formal training in monitoring and evaluation strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with USAID objectives approaches and operations, particularly as they relate to evaluations.


Applying Instructions

Are you looking for a company that offers meaningful program assignments and opportunities to develop professional skills and expertise? At Dexis, staff are empowered to be part of the decision-making process and collaborate with colleagues and management across the company to satisfy our clients.  We create transparency in our operations with our clients and employees; and we offer our people opportunities to grow and challenge themselves in meaningful ways. Dexis follows a "find a way or make a way" business directive, and we’re paving the way for innovative management solutions in the global development and security assistance arenas worldwide. As a Dexis employee you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored.  That’s how Dexis goes "all in.” How will you?

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Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces

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