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M and E Assistant officer – Amref Health Africa

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M and E Assistant officer – Amref Health Africa, October 5 2022




Organization: Amref Health Africa

Position: M and E Assistant officer
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Application Deadline: October, 15/2022 





Job description



The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant Officer will be providing support in monitoring and evaluating ongoing projects on Amref Health Africa (mainly on RMNCH). The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the overall M&E and learning needs of the specific projects and will spend much of the basic needs of the M and E and come up with findings based on real data to show the performance of the projects. Amref programme teams will get support through M&E findings in enhancing the flow of information and its management. The incumbent will play role in promoting key learnings for the improvement of the project and for wider learning of the organization.


  • To supervise regular data collection through implementing partners and ensure the quality of the data by random verifications and validations
  • To record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way
  • To ensure project performance is archived and synced in the Amref information management system properly.
  • To analyze and discuss findings based on regular monitoring data
  • Provide technical support on M&E and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant Project Manager and Partners.
  • Provide technical support projects and programs to improve performance by generating evidence including best practices and lessons learned
  • To provide and participate in research generation and dissemination
  • Ensure that implementation of field activities adheres to A monitoring and evaluation system
  • Support partners in conducting baseline surveys, midterm and final evaluations
  • Participate actively in programme planning process and budgeting of the programme quality and fundraising unit
  • Support Project staff and finance team in developing the annual and six monthly organizational reports.
  • Support Project staff and team in dealing with any other tasks as may be required

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1. Monitoring

  • Work closely with M and E and programs teams on project monitoring plan (PMP) of the projects in line with project LFA and consulting with programme team and partners
  • Update project performances in Amref information management system (AIMS)and follow program team are compliance with AIMS.
  • Coordinate with project teams for collecting data against agreed indicators
  • Ensure and support quality of data collected by partners, receive database and populated in intranet
  • Provide feedback to partners and programme teams on projects’ performance based on monitoring data findings
  • Period filed visit for projects based on the assignment from Managers
  • Assist MER manager in building capacity of IPs on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E)

2. Evaluation

  • Assist Manager and program M and E officers in designing, coordinating and conducting project evaluations (baseline, mid-term and end-line)
  • Assist Manager and program M and E officers in designing and conducting Post Implementation Monitoring Survey (PIMS)
  • Assist managers in note taking and report
  • Assist m and E manager in research documentation and archives

3. Reporting and Documentation

  • Assist project officers in developing quarterly, six-month and annual reports
  • Develop and share field visit reports with relevant Amref Health Africa staff
  • Upload key reports to The Source (intranet/AIMS)
  • Ability to document best practices and lessons learned
  • The assistant will report to the Manager

4. Planning

  • Assist Program/Project Manager during multi-year plan and budget (MPB) process to develop a good quality MPB for the country programme
  • Ensure quality of data/ statistics in project plans
  • Upload relevant MPB documents on The Source/AIMS

5. Learning and Sharing

  • Share learning from the M&E process with the wider team
  • Support partners in improving learning and sharing mechanisms in their projects
  • Promote a culture of two-way learning in the organization
  • Disseminate research and best practice in the wider environment

6. Contribution to Effectiveness of the Programme for Amref Health Africa programs

  • Work collaboratively with different programmes for strengthening integration and cross-learning in programmes
  • Proactively volunteer for various team activities
  • Show an eagerness to take on any other tasks assigned by the line manager


Job requirements

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Essential Desirable
Professional Qualification
  • BSc preferably is an additional advantage Masters’ degree in any health science (Public Health, Epidemiology, Monitoring Evaluation)
  • Preferably graduates of M and E
  • Knowledge and understanding of project monitoring and evaluation in Public Health
  • Understanding of the current M&E trends and especially systems in development organizations
  • knowledge of Comprehensive Knowledge in
    RMNCH, WASH issues, challenges and



  • Knowledge of EPI Info, STATA, SPSS software
  • Knowledge of participatory research methods,
    participation action and learning


  • Knowledge of Public Health in Ethiopia
  • Young and Female candidates
  • One-year experience in monitoring and evaluation and related project areas
  • Experience in field data collection, Data entry
  • Software skills ODK/KOBO
  • Experience in report writing
  • Experience in conducting research
  • Experience of organizing lesson-learning
  • Monitoring and evaluation techniques and processes
  • Data collection and management
  • Analytical and research skills
  • Good command over report writing in English
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer knowledge with command of MS
  • Excel among other packages of MS Office
  • Handling data through SPSS, STATA, EPI


  • Communication skills for presenting monitoring
  • Time management and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • A self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Traveling to regions and independently for M&E
  • Understanding of Amref Health Africa’s value


  • Understanding of Amref Health Africa’s work
    particularly in Ethiopia


  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times


How to Apply

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