MEL Vacancy

Date: November 5, 2021


Siiqqee women’s Development Association (SWDA) is a non for profit Organization founded in 1997 with the strong conviction that poor women can control their livelihoods and their futures when assisted in their self-help efforts and ultimately empowered.   Hence, SWDA’s vision which is “to see disadvantaged and marginalized women; girls and children in Ethiopia live with dignity and security” and desires to see reconciled, just and prosperous society where women have equal treatment with that of men.  

POSITION: –    ‘Monitor, Evaluate, Learning and Resource Acquisition Team Leader’

PLACE OF WORK: – Head Office


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as international development statistics, demographics, human rights, project management/project planning, evaluation or economics/Agro economics/Business Administration /Sociology and Social Works.
  • Good command of verbal and written communication skills (English, Amharic and Afaan-Oromo).
  • Priority is given for female applicants
  • Minimum of five years of experience working in the field of monitoring and evaluation
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating M&E systems from project initiation to close out
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance management, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies
  • Experience in planning and managing surveys, developing and refining data collection tools, and with data quality assessments and oversight
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to synthesize complex information and communicate it effectively to diverse audiences; ability to design and implement efficient work flows and procedures
  • Ability to manage critical relationships with diplomacy and tact and engage a wide range of stakeholders
  • Fluency in English; excellent written and oral communication skills, including facilitation and cross-cultural communication.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational. and time management skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel independently to project sites
  • Computer proficiency in Windows environment (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and proficiency in online research


  • Develop, implement, and assess monitoring frameworks for all partnerships and projects, as well as for funding proposals
  • Develop the overall framework for project M&E systems in collaboration with donor and senior project staff, including requirements, reporting, baseline, and evaluation surveys; develop and monitor project management plan to systematically document performance
  • Facilitate design of “SMART” objectives, logic models, monitoring frameworks, and evaluation plans during annual work-planning process
  • Ensure the alignment of M&E activities with program goals
  • Contribute to the development of annual work plans to identify project targets and ensure inclusion of M&E activities
  • Maintain existing indicator tracking tools; develop additional databases and tracking tools as needed to demonstrate the effectiveness of project interventions
  • Analyze data for accuracy, flag validation or quality issues, and contribute to system fixes
  • Aggregate and analyze data from across AIHA’s information platform to contribute to management decision-making and reporting
  • Ensure quality and timely submission of quarterly and annual reports manage preparation of additional reports for government and donors as required
  • Generate monthly indicator reports for tracking progress against key indicators as needed
  • Ensure a unified approach to partner self-assessment and programmatic close-out reporting
  • Conduct field visits for data validation and to monitor the quality and completeness of data sets; coordinate data collection at project sites to monitor program development and ensure timely compilation and reporting of data; capture and document lessons learned; and champion the scaling up best practices
  • Provide technical leadership and support to project and partner staff in planning and implementing M&E systems and activities, data-based program decision-making, and results reporting; provide training as needed
  • Support the development, design, and writing of proposals and concept notes for related programming information management and reporting


One year contract, with possibility of extension based on performance.



SUBMISSION FOR APPLICATION: 7 days from the date the application is posted

N.B:- Qualified applicants who fulfill the above requirements should submit their CVs & non-returnable testimonials in person to SWDA Head Office located Mekanissa Woreda 2 in the Compound of Yemisirach dimts Communication Service (Near Mekane Yesus Seminary) or via email address to the HR Unit and

Date posted: November 5, 2021

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