UNICEF Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

UNICEF Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Ethiopia looking for “Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 14th May, 2024.

UNICEF originally called the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in full, now officially United Nations Children’s Fund, is an agency of the United Nations responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The organization is one of the most widely known and visible social welfare entities globally, operating in 192 countries and territories.

UNICEF Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Jobs 2024

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 08th May, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
Position Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Five (05) Year’s
Application Deadline 14th May, 2024

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • STEP for Girls and Learning Programme planning, engagement, and coordination with authorities.
  • Collaborate closely with UNICEF Country and Field Offices and Implementing Partners including MoE, REBNs and CSOs to plan and execute key interventions agreed in the STEP for Girls and Learning programme financed by GPE’s System Transformation Grant (STG) and Girls Education Accelerator (GEA).
  • Contribute to the full integration of STEP for Girls and Learning Activities into MoE and REBs Rolling Work Plans with clear breakdown of targets, budget, micro plans and M&E framework as well as financial oversight of STG and GEA grants, including HACT risk assurance activities and DCT management.
  • Establish clear timelines for monitoring and data compilation at the national, regional and district level, ensuring accurate results-based progress reporting at the different levels of STEP for Girls and Learning Programme implementation.
  • Provide the STEP for Girls and Learning programme with data needs and review donor reports for quality assurance.
  • In collaboration with the GPE Programme Management Office team: support in capacity building of Programme Management Office staff, technical staff of the Ministry of Education, regional Education Bureaus Targeted Woreda Education Offices and CSO implementing partners in proper planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and results-based reporting of the GPE funded STEP for Girls and Learning Programme.
  • Take initiatives to drat and refine based on inputs to field monitoring tools, methods and templates, databases, dashboards, templates etc. to facilitate more real-time tracking of implementation progress, expenditures, supplies etc. against the STEP for Girls and Learning Programme.
  • STEP for Girls and Learning Programme Management, Budgeting, Monitoring and Reporting.
  • Liaising and communicating with PMO and UNICEF Country and Field Office staff in relation to budget breakdown by Implementing partners, cash forecasting, financial management and tracking of expenditure (such as soft and hard commitments, for example) for improved grant management, monitoring and reporting.
  • In collaboration with focal points from the relevant PMO, UNICEF Country and Field Offices, other programme Sections such as Construction Unit, Supply and Logistics Units within the UNICEF Country Office, support the management and operational aspects of different strategies such as teacher training, curriculum reform, secondary school reco0nstruction, digitalization of EMIS etc. activities of the STEP for Girls and Learning Programme.
  • Plan, organize and participate in joint field monitoring and supportive supervision, monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with national and sub-national level implementing partners and CSO partners and prepare reports for the GPE Programme Manager, Chief of Section and Output Leads of the Education Section.
  • Set up a system to further strengthen STEP for Girls and Learning data collection and analysis, monitoring
    and reporting.
  • Analyses of data from multiple sources to identify child deprivations related to education indicators outlined in the STEP for Girls and Learning Programme document.
  • Lead the timely drafting of high-quality review of periodic reports, programme monitoring and reviews for the STEP for Girls and Learning reports due for GPE on a timely manner.
  • Prepare and update the repository for information for field visits, repository for photo collections and human-interest stories to showcase effectiveness of education programme support and implementation.
  • Networking and partnership building especially with Implementing Partners (IPs).

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
  • Job no: 571817
  • Contract type: Temporary Appointment
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa
  • Level: NO-3
  • Location: Ethiopia
  • Categories: Research, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Deadline: 14th May, 2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • Advanced university degree in Education, Statistics, Population Studies, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, or a related technical field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in a relevant field combined with at least seven additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • Training and/or familiarity with information systems and communication technologies is highly desirable.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in designing, managing, implementing, and monitoring education programmes in developing countries, with expertise in systems design and research using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences or Microsoft Access is required.
  • Experience in education programme planning, monitoring, and reporting is required.

Language Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills, including strong written and spoken English language appropriate for diverse audiences and purposes is required. Knowledge of one or more of the local languages of Ethiopia is an asset.

How to Apply UNICEF Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it fully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/job/571817/planning-monitoring-evaluation-specialist-no3-temporary-appointment-364-days-addis-ababa-ethiopia-128172-open-to-ethiopian-nationals-only

The Closing Date: 14th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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