Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for the project “Plugin CSOs’ to Ethiopia’s Democratic Transformation Process: Facilitating rapid responses to the soaring cry for public inputs to the Country’s legal and judicial reforms”
Who we are?
The Ethiopian Civil Society Organization Forum (ECSF) is a non-partisan, independent, inclusive and voluntary national forum that focuses on solving the common concerns and challenges of the Civil Society Organization sector in Ethiopia. The various Networks/Consortia and group representatives of the CSOs operating at Federal and Regional levels in Ethiopia established the Ethiopian Civil Society Organization Forum (ECSF) in May 2013 and registered according to the CSO Proclamation No. 1113/2019 with registry number 4414. ECSF, since its establishment, is undertaking various activities and consultative dialogues with sector members and high government officials on the challenges of CSO.
Summary of the responsibility:
The MEL Officer will support learning/monitoring and evaluation activities across all project areas of the Fethe (justice) project signed agreement with ECSF. This will include procedures and tools development, data collection and analysis, reporting and learning/reflection processes, and internal evaluation works that demonstrate impact, outcomes, and important learning opportunities. The Officer will work in collaboration closely with other projects/project staff of the Forum to share learning internally and externally.
- Facilitate and lead the development and implementation of the Fethe (justice) project Evaluation and Learning (E&L) strategy.
- Coordinate the technical design of M&E methodologies across projects of Fethe ( justice) managed by the Forum.
- Lead, manage and facilitate the data collection, storage, and analysis process of the Fethe (justice) project
- Work with project staff to ensure M&E tools and processes are understood and used as per the Forum’s E&L Strategy and Fethe (justice) project.
- Deliver advisory services to the Forum’s staff and its stakeholders Fethe (justice) project on M&E decisions, such as the identification of priorities, needs and indicators; the design, set up and use of M&E systems to collect data; and the design of E&L studies.
- Identify opportunities to provide and present MEL findings and data to Fethe (justice) project teams to contribute to decision-making and strategic planning processes in the Fethe (justice) program project.
- Check information from M&E activities is properly analyzed and written up for reporting and learning, by undertaking and supporting activities such as the use of data analysis software, collation, and analysis of M&E data, and analyzed against outcomes to draw out learning and implications.
- Triangulation of findings using different types of data and analysis of trends over time.
- Support staff to ensure the quality of the Forum’s monitoring and evaluation reports Fethe (justice) project.
- Write up and present MEL reports including presenting data and reports verbally to internal and external audiences.
- Promoting the sharing of written feedback about the impact and learning findings to stakeholder groups.
- Ensuring reports and findings are communicated effectively via close collaboration with the other team members of the Forum.
- Participate in external events in order to undertake MEL related data collection or share organizational and project MEL findings.
- Demonstrable understanding of monitoring and evaluation principles and practice
- Professional experience or training in Social Science research methods or use of participatory research approaches relevant to monitoring and evaluation, both quantitative and qualitative.
- Skills in using SPSS, STATA, NVIVO or similar data analysis software.
- Traceable research and evaluation skills, including quantitative and qualitative research methods along with data analysis skills and familiarity with data analysis software.
What would get us excited?
- Proven experience in effective team working and internal and external communication.
- Experience of working with CSOs and government structures, international donors/organizations and bilateral organizations;
- Experience in organizing workshops or events in different parts of Ethiopia.
- Good persuading, discussion and influencing skills both orally and in writing.
- Willingness working in multidisciplinary and multicultural environments.
- Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people.
- Ability to maintain knowledge sharing and learning platforms among staff, team working, and collaboration.
- Ability to work independently or with minimum supervision from Managers or Immediate Supervisors, and prompt response to inquiries or keeping deadlines.
- Highly proactive, energetic, result-oriented, self-motivated, initiation, outward-looking, open to learning, and easy to communicate.
- Attention to detail and a commitment to the quality of outputs
- This post requires frequent travel outside of Addis Ababa.
Employing Organization: Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations Forum /ECSF/
Reports to: Project Manager
Duration of contract:
- One year, based on performance and availability of funds
- BA Degree or Master’s degree in Law, political science, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Monitoring and Evaluation, Demography, Statistics, or equivalent fields of study with two years (2) for masters and four (4) years for a degree and relevant/direct experience.
How to Apply
This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals.
Applications and CVs written in English will be accepted and Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please note that we are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated email address
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
More information about Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations (ECSF) can be found on www.fcsf.net
ECSF operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.
Females and persons with disabilities applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
Please send us your CV, reference/recommendation letter and cover letter by indicating the position you are applying via email@example.com
For any additional information call on 0118699908
- Understands and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
- Understands and adheres to the ICRC Code of Conduct
- Understands the roles of the components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
- Respects and observes staff regulations and security rules at all times
- Represents the ICRC in a professional manner at all times
- Develops and maintains a pleasant and conducive working environment with colleagues and line managers
- Performs all duties with the highest level of confidentiality in the interest of the employees and the ICRC
- May be asked to perform tasks not covered in this job description and to provide support to other departments when necessary
ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES
Activities to Police and Security Services
- Provide analysis and update the mapping of the Police and Security Forces of SRS in support of the annual planning and budgeting process and other Delegation activities;
- Working closely with the head of Prevention and head of structure develop, build and maintain a network of interlocutors within the Police and Security Forces;
- Maintain a database of contacts of the Police and Security Forces and monitor any changes and developments;
- Identify and prioritize needs for dissemination, training, and potential for integration of IHL and IHRL and advise the delegation accordingly;
- In company with the head of structure and/or Head of Prevention /Police Program advisor or when necessary independently, represent the ICRC at high-level meetings with key and influential police and Security Forces interlocutors. Promote an understanding of the ICRC mandate and activities with an emphasis on the ICRC being a neutral, independent and impartial humanitarian actor of an added value to their training initiatives;
- Conduct training and dissemination sessions on ICRC's mandate and activities, IHL, IHRL, and Humanitarian Principles to a variety of target publics;
- Actively promote the Co-operation between ICRC and the Police and Security Forces
- Identify and explore potential areas of synergy whereby the police file can provide an added value to other units/ e.g: sexual violence, detention activities, safer access, etc.
- Work closely with the communication officer based at the ICRC structure based in Jigjiga in the above areas.
- This is a full-time position based on ICRC structure in Jigjiga.
2. OFFICE ACTIVITIES
- Writes minutes of field trips, workshops and meetings
- Provides contributions to specific reports (field mission reports; MoM; short analytical papers)
b. Administration – Finance
- Ensures necessary administrative work is implemented on time
- Knows, applies and complies with all the administrative procedures linked to his work (financial forecast, Time reporting, budget follow up, …etc)
- Keeps files up-to-date at all times.
c. Interpretation – Translation
- Interprets accurately from English or Amharic to Somali language and vice versa during field visits and otherwise, as required.
- Translates documents from English or Amharic to Somali and vice versa as required
d. Treatment of information
- Registers and treats information (general and specific) accurately and with confidentially
- Minimum 5 years of professional experience in the police and/or legal field
- Solid knowledge in international human rights law and international and national standards related to policing
- Very good presentation and communication skills; practical experience as a trainer for adult audiences
- Very good knowledge about the structure, duties, and responsibilities of the Somali Regional State Police and Security Force
- Flexibility and willingness to travel across the Region
- Good analytical and drafting skills in English and Somali
- Other Ethiopian language skills an asset
- Very good computer and knowledge of modern technologies
- Ability to work independently and in a team
- 3rd grade driving license
How to Apply
you can submit application & CV with copies of relevant documents in person to the ICRC Delegation in Addis Ababa (in front of EIAR, around Egziabher ab church)/ICRC Sub – delegation in Jigjiga OR, send to the ICRC Delegation Addis Ababa, Human Resources Department, P.O.Box 5701, Addis Ababa.
Closing date: December 16,2019
Women applicants and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted at all stages of the selection process.