DRC Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Specialist Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

DRC Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Specialist Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

DRC Ethiopia looking for “Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Specialist”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 15th May, 2024.

Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO – one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 9,000 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return.

DRC Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Specialist Jobs 2024

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 01st May, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Specialist to be based in Mekelle, Ethiopia.

Recruiter Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Position Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Specialist
Location Mekelle, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 1
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Three (03) year’s
Application Deadline 15th May, 2024

DRC Job Vacancy 2024


  • Ensure full compliance with DRC’s Global MEAL model and DRC Ethiopia MEAL framework in the North Ethiopia Region area office.
  • Maintain DRC MEAL systems and tools used to track project implementation progress and analyze the information to measure project results and progress and used for decision making purposes.
  • Participate in program design and proposal discussions, including support on MEAL components of project proposals including log frame design and budgeting for M&E.
  • Develop and operationalize MEAL plans and matrix for all projects in the North Ethiopia Region area office based on project documents and existing MEAL systems.
  • Provide technical guidance in the design and implementation of M&E activities for all sectors in the area office
  • In close collaboration with the Addis Ababa-based MEAL Manager and the program team, develop sector-specific data collection tools and ensure their proper use at the North Ethiopia Region area office. The position will ensure the timeliness and quality of data collection, and ensure all captured data is managed according to protection information management standards and best practices.
  • Regularly update project management tools including project Indicator Performance tracker sheets and analyses them
  • Produce monthly analysis reports with updates on the implementation status of all assigned projects. This will entail flagging areas of concern, developing recommendations for corrective actions to share with the Area Manager, implementing teams and MEAL Manager, and documenting lessons learned.
  • Perform validation analysis of programmatic reports and facilitating improvements of record keeping and programmatic data reporting
    Take the lead in coordinating field-level assessments (e.g. baseline, midline, endline, PDMs), including leading and/or overseeing field data collection, training of data collectors, and the provision of support towards data analysis and reporting.
  • Ensure timely submission of monitoring data through approved tools and mechanisms on a monthly basis including indicator tracking tools and analyses them
  • Organize and facilitate field-level learning events on regular basis to capture, document and disseminate lessons learned for internal and external purposes and incorporate them in project designs
  • Maintain a database of MEAL tools, reports and lesson learned at field office level
  • Conduct regular field monitoring visits to all projects at field office to ensure projects are on the right track and implemented based on desired way and provide timely feedback to inform decision making on progress, results (outcomes) and program quality improvement
  • Engage in program team in PIP (Project Implementation Plan) development and actively participate in organizing kick off meetings, project review meetings and close-out meetings.
  • Assume responsibility for the implementation of functional and confidential complaint and feedback mechanisms in compliance with DRC Ethiopia’s Beneficiary Feedback and Response Mechanism, and all associated tools and SOPs, in the Mekelle area office.
  • Identify and conduct MEAL-related capacity building needs and opportunities for DRC’s program and partner staff on MEAL technical an conceptual areas in the North Ethiopia Region are office including on Core Humanitarian Standards and beneficiary feedback mechanisms and support program teams are well equipped and apply into their work
  • Coordinate with regional technical lines bureaus and the Refugees and Returnee Services (RRS) for reporting purposes and during project monitoring exercises and terminal evaluations
  • Engage in internal project data quality assessments and audits
  • Provide support in preparing and reviewing reports and verifying consistency between collected data, means of verification, the IPTT and donor reports.

Position in Organization:

  • Title: Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Specialist
  • Location: Mekelle, North Ethiopia Area Office
  • Employment Category: G2
  • Salary Range: USD 946.00 – 1,151.00 per month which specific amount will be determined up on candidates experience and educational relevancy
  • Reporting To: Area Manager
  • Contract Duration: 12 months
  • Posting date: April 30, 2024
  • Required Employee: 1
  • Deadline: 15th May, 2024

Minimum Requirement:


  • At least university degree in Economics, Statistics, social sciences, development studies or relevant discipline.


  • A minimum of 3 years of MEAL experience within the humanitarian or NGO field.
  • Demonstrated experience translating log frames and results frameworks into monitoring plans, developing data collection tools and protocols, leading data collection and management process, designing and managing databases, and analyzing and reporting data.
  • Experience using software applications such as Excel, or statistics software such as SPSS, STATA.
  • Previous experience with electronic or mobile data collection.


  • English proficiency required.
  • Fluency in Amharic required.
  • Local language Tigrigna is an asset.

How to Apply DRC Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Specialist Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://job.drc.ngo/jobs/job?id=170912

The Closing Date: 15th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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