Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted May 25, 2022
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Job Requirements

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Design and manage M&E systems for the projects AMTP and SRVC as well as their contribution to the overall programme Promoting Agricultural Productivity in Ethiopia.


  •  Application and further development of efficient result-oriented M&E systems.
  • Conception, design and revision of instruments and processes for data collection and evaluation; establishment of baseline data for all indicators.
  • Support, guidance and supervision of those contributing to the M&E system (including development of formats with external political and implementation partners). Mainstream the application of the M&E systems and ensure its utilization by the entire project teams.
  • Monitoring and documenting all project activities and progress towards achieving the project and programme goals; ensure multi-level result measurements (outputs/outcomes/impacts).
  • Provision of appropriate input for various project reports and documents including annual and progress reports regularly on the status of results; supervision and quality control of reporting of the projects and their contribution to the overall programme.
  • Support of studies to be conducted to analyze the results of the project. Drawing up of ToRs for specific purposes (e.g., evaluation, baseline surveys, need assessments etc.).
  • Ensure results of the project are professionally communicated (for e.g., to external partners) and cooperate with PR experts of the projects and the programme to do so.
  • Provision of feedback to the Project Leaders and Programme Manager on strategies and activities.

Required qualifications, competences and experience


  • University degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, Economics, Social Science, Agricultural or Supply Chain Economics or any related field.
  • Postgraduate degree (MSc or MBA or PhD degree) in above fields will be an asset

Professional experience

  • At least 5 years professional experience in a comparable position.
  • Very good knowledge of the development and application of result-oriented monitoring and evaluation instruments from technical and political perspective.
  • Expertise and experiences with M&E systems, preferably with GIZ or any other international organization.
  • Expertise and experiences with collecting, compiling and analysing quantitative and qualitative data.
  • First-hand experience in dealing with political decision-makers, civil society, scientific institutions and in the agricultural sector.
  • Experience with integrating gender and inclusion considerations into monitoring processes.


Other knowledge, additional competences


  • Proven knowledge of English and Amharic language, written and spoken. Knowledge of Afaan Oromo or Sidama is an asset.
  • Good working knowledge of ICT and computer applications (e.g., MS Office); good knowledge of Excel essential.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis programmes is desirable.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills as well as self-reliant, cooperative and innovative working style.
  • Good problem-solving skills and strong result oriented.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in an international team, take initiative and manage activities concurrently.
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.
  • Trustworthiness and ability to maintaining strict confidentiality and observing data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.
  • Knowledge of GIZ rules, regulations and systems is an asset.
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