Monitoring and Evaluation Project Officer at British Embassy

Purpose of the Job

UK Health Security Agency’s Global Operations Directorate, part of the Health Protection Operations Group coordinates a range of global health projects, including the International Heath Regulations Strengthening project. The Monitoring, and Evaluation Project Officer will work alongside the MREL team to monitor our expanding International Health Regulations Strengthening project. This complex and high-profile Official Development Assistance (ODA) funded project works in partnership with bilateral partners and regional organizations in Africa and Asia to strengthen public health systems and support the implementation of the IHR (2005). ODA-funded projects are subject to independent scrutiny to ensure efficiency and good value for money. Consequently, a robust MREL framework is essential for the projects’ success.
The post holder will provide quality, timely monitoring, evaluation and learning support as part of the IHR-S Ethiopia and Africa CDC teams and the IHR-S Monitoring, Reporting, Evaluation and Learning (MREL) team. The post holder will support MREL processes and will administrate evidence to inform reporting and track results over time. This will involve collecting and collating evidence to inform decision making and make recommendations to internal colleagues.
This post offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience of working in a fast paced and innovative environment and is an ideal chance for someone looking to advance their career in Public Health project monitoring and evaluation. The ideal candidate must have a flexible approach to meet the needs of the service, be able to work to tight deadlines and manage multiple workstreams and priorities at the same time. This post will be based in Addis Ababa with some travel to other areas of Ethiopia if relevant. Occasional international travel (e.g. to other countries in the sub region, or to the UK) may be required.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Support the IHR-S Ethiopia and Africa CDC teams to implement the monitoring and evaluation project plan.
  • Supporting teams in tracking project progress against indicators
  • Inputting in to and generating interim reports for various project boards and meetings
  • Supporting the team to collect and manage evidence of project activities (including following up for evidence / evaluations from IHR project teams).
  • Identifying, monitoring and communicating risks around monitoring and evaluation
  • Supporting the IHR team in quality assuring monitoring data
  • Providing support in the management of the external evaluation of the IHR project:
  • Liaising with external consultants on planned deliverables
  • Tracking and reporting progress
  • Managing dashboards
  • Collating evidence
  • Supporting fellow country project officers in managing contracts and invoicing
  • Facilitating MREL activities for IHR subject matter expert teams.
  • Collecting feedback data from participants
  • Basic quantitative and qualitative data analysis
  • Organization and storing of activity-related MREL data
  • Identify, discuss and action own professional performance and training / development needs with your line manager through appraisal / individual development plan.  Attending internal / external training events
  • To participate in all mandatory training as required, i.e. fire safety, information governance and all other mandatory training.
Essential qualifications, skills and experience  
  • Degree qualification or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience in project monitoring and evaluation, including use of logical framework, indicators, evidence and data collection and evaluation protocols
  • Some experience of qualitative and/or quantitative evaluation methods including data analysis
  • Experience in drafting briefing papers, reports and presentations to a high level
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills on complex matters, often requiring persuasion and influence
  • Effective organization, prioritization and planning skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret information and recommend appropriate actions
  • Ability to work on own initiative and organize own workload without supervision working to tight and often changing timescales.
  • Adaptability, flexibility and ability to cope with uncertainty and change
  • An understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity and good working relationships
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
  • Further training in monitoring and evaluation
  • Understanding of global best practice in monitoring and evaluation techniques
  • Understanding of global health including the health challenges of low- and middle-income countries and the international health architecture
  • Computer literate and proficient user of Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel and SharePoint.  Experience in the use of qualitative evaluation software will be advantageous

Language requirements: English, Amharic

Language: English

Level of language required: Fluent written and oral

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can send their applications and a copy of non returnable CV with the necessary documents to the following link below


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