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Engender Health

Engender Health


Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Jimma, Oromia - Ethiopia
Salary: $7,104 - 8,508/year
Posted date: 6 months ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

Job Description

Internal/External Vacancy Announcement


EngenderHealth envisions a gender-equal world where all people achieve their sexual and reproductive health and rights. We believe this is essential for ensuring all people can achieve their full potential. To achieve this vision, we implement high-quality, gender-equitable programs that advance sexual and reproductive health and rights.

EngenderHealth-Ethiopia is currently planning to the implement REACH (Reach, Expand, and Access Community Health) project, an integrated SRHR/MHM, and WaSH intervention in the Jimma and Borana zones of the Oromia Region. The REACH project will be implemented by a consortium of EngenderHealth, Amref Health Africa and DKT. EngenderHealth would like to hire a well-qualified and dedicated candidate as an M&E Officer at the duty station of Jimma for its project which aims to fulfill the SRHR/MHM, WaSH and Nutritional needs of Women and young people in the Borana and Jimma zones. Qualified women applicants are highly encouraged to apply.


The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer under the supervision of the Regional Team Leader will be responsible for providing technical assistance for the development of comprehensive planning, monitoring, and evaluation systems and ensuring the effective operation of a monitoring and evaluation system at the respective field programs. The M&E Officer will work to make sure the project database is updated regularly, compile project Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and provide assistance in meeting the project commitment to the donor; in meeting project outcome-based performance timely. The M&E officer will also participate in baseline, midline, and end-line assessments; and engage in detailed implementation planning, and indicator development and in the preparation of monitoring and evaluation plans, tools, and databases. The officer will also assist the M&E advisor and program team in undertaking program/project monitoring and evaluation to ensure that EngenderHealth Programs/Projects are performed as per the plan and the desired impact is being realized. The M&E officers will also be responsible for compiling data, maintaining databases, synthesizing, and preparing reports, assisting in the documentation and dissemination of findings and lessons, and providing feedback as per the monitoring plan. The M&E Officer will assist in the preparation of quarterly, bi-annual, and annual reports to EngenderHealth's internal system, donors, government, and other partners as well as interim status reports as required. He will be responsible for making sure that project reports are timely communicated with public signatories.


  • Ensure timely collection, entry, storage, and use of project data for different activities at the field office.
  • Follow and assist in the use of updated data collection forms, procedures, and guides in project field offices.
  • Ensure proper use of databases (DHIS2, Event smart, mHealth, and UIRS) in the field office.
  • Work closely with the Technical Team staff to assist in the collection and use of updated data for all activities.
  • Ensure the collection and quality of semi-annual data for donor reporting at a satellite office.
  • With the lead of the M&E advisor, support the preparation of regular (quarter and semi-annual) government and donor reports.
  • Assist the M&E advisor in the development and revision of the M&E plan.
  • Assist the M&E advisor in the training and orientation of the program, sub-grantee, and government staff.
  • In collaboration with the M&E advisor, design and implement a mechanism for building evidence (design, data collection, analysis, and report writing) of for different interventions.
  • In collaboration with the M&E advisor, implement activities indicated in the project M&E plan. Participate in project review meetings at the satellite offices and central office.
  • Compile periodic reports, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, and annually.
  • Draft quality project learnings and share them with the editorial committee.
  • Undertake other activities as guided by the M&E advisor.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in information management systems, Public Health, Demography, Statistics, Health Informatics, or other related fields
  • Six-plus years’ experience for my first degree and four-plus years’ experience for a master’s degree in working with programming, monitoring, and evaluation in an international NGO or donor organization.
  • Experience and a good understanding of the Ministry of Health’s Health Management Information Systems (HMIS). Experience in DHIS2; database customization and outcome-based financing are plus.


  • Committed to EngenderHealth’s core organizational values of reflection, inclusion, integrity, respect, and transformation.
  • Computer skills especially in managing project databases (DHIS2), and data management using statistical software like SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, among others.
  • Demonstrated ability in data collection, management, and analysis.
  • Previous experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects; experience with consortium-managed projects will be a plus.


  • Understanding of survey methodology, and experience in implementing surveys with various sampling methodologies.
  • Demonstrated communication and analytical skills.
  • Good understanding and working experience with SRHR, WaSH, and Nutrition interventions among youth, and women of reproductive age.
  • High-level expertise in Results-Based Management, Logical Framework Analysis, and Result-Based Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Proficiency in one or more local languages and English is required