Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Officer

Job Description

Positive action for Development (PAD) is an indigenous, non-governmental, humanitarian and development organization and legally registered at Federal level by Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Charities and Societies agency on June 6/2011 with a registration number 2330. The organization has also been re-registered and accorded legal personality with registry number 2330 on May 22, 2019 as Local Organization in accordance with the civil society Organization proclamation No. 1113/2019. PAD would like to hire qualified professional for the following position.
Duties and responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include the following:

 Provide overall Monitoring Evaluation, Research and Learning direction to all the program team in ensuring the achievement of PAD’s mission and strategic objectives
Managing organizational Monitoring Evaluation, Research and Learning activity
Advise and provide expertise to Executive Director in assessing opportunities in order to improve organizational sustainability.
Will reviewing each month’s performance of the branch offices, Program Directing unit and respective managers from a budgetary/activity control aspect
Make sure all governmental and donor report is developed as per the required quality and within time and ensure timely delivery
Developing strong business and management capacity amongst program management unity in branch and head offices
Undertake motivating, coaching, training and continuously setting and reviewing performance targets for the Program Team
Establishing additional training needs and arranging with the Program implementation teams for these to be undertaken
Develop tool and conducting annual performance appraisals for the program team and ensuring  all line managers do so for their teams
Ensuring the implementation of all programs/projects in collaboration with program head as per the quality requirement of the donor and organizational standards
Monitor program/project accomplishment and other activities as per program/project plans and ensure   corrective action as needed
Ensuring regular support and supervision of the branch program offices
Ensuring program compliance and accountability and timely, accurate reporting in line with PAD requirements and donor projects.

No required: One

Job Requirements


BA/BSc or Masters degree and above in MIS, Demography, Statistics, and any other related fields


6 years and above work experience in M&E, MERL, data and information management

Skills Required, Attitudes and Attributes:

Excellent interpersonal communication skill
Team work
Excellent conceptual, analysis & presentation skills
Good report writing skill
Ability to work independently
Fluency in written and spoken English
non-government organizations working experience is advantageous

How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants should submit their application letter and required documents within seven consecutive days from the date of this announcement to the following address (in person or through organizational email).

Female applicants are encouraged to apply
Positive Action for Development (PAD)
Addis Ababa, Yeka Sub-City Woreda 11 House No 2392 |Around Wesen
Telephone 0116166261


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