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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Full Time

Samaritan’s Purse (SP)

Samaritan’s Purse (SP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of  Monitoring and Evaluation Officer based  in West Guji/ Gelena Woreda, Oromia, Ethiopia.

Job Description

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is responsible for the overall monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects in assigned area. The Officer must ensure that all program designs and outputs align with Samaritan’s Purse’s strategy, donor standards, and local laws. Other essential duties include: leading surveys, developing workbooks, writing proposals, writing Reports, and validating and entering data on Platform

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities

§  Coordinate monitoring and evaluation of all projects in assigned area in close communication with the WASH Program Manage and M&E manager

§  Prepare the woreda/District profile of intervention areas

§  Lead surveys, assessments, and proposals for internal funding, and external grants

§  Collect and develop baseline data for each project site to justify intervention

§  Visit project sites to monitor progress and have discussions with community leaders

§  Develop reports to capture both quantitative and qualitative outputs of the project

§  Develop post intervention summary reports for each site and compare with baseline data

§  Document best practices and collect stories about the project’s impact on the lives of the communities

§  Train SP staff on logframes, workbook, SP standard indicators for Gelana WASH Programs

§  Establish standard Samaritan’s Purse reporting systems for the Gelana WASH project

§  Lead report entry on Platform and validation process

§  Validate report with means of verifications

§  Make sure that trainings, events and anything programming have records (proof of the activity being done)

§  Develop criteria for beneficiary counting

§  Develop TOR for contractors conducting Baseline and end-line surveys

§  Lead baselines and end-lines and write baseline/end-line reports

§  Handle additional assignments from SP (Area Coordinator/ M&E manager)

§  Conduct periodic monitoring and evaluation of project activities with collaboration of project team.


Manages and oversees all program reporting, monitoring and evaluation


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

§  Possesses strong log frames and TOC (theory of Change) skills and experiences.

§  Possesses strong cross cultural communication skills, as well as written and verbal.

§  Experienced in managing surveys, methodologies (KII, FGD, surveys, etc.)

§  Must be a humble team player

§  Ability to be flexible and adaptable.

§  Understanding of local culture is essential.

§  Willingness to travel in and out of the field.

§  Willingness to stay in the field for extended periods.

§  Knowledge of computer systems and its applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and software’s such as SPSS, and GIS.

§  Ability to drive a standard transmission vehicle in rough road and extremely muddy conditions.

§  Local language skills a plus



Bachelor’s degree; or 3 to 4 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

§  Field level management experience.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram, form, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential.l functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk extensively in rough terrain. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. Noise level is moderate (example: business office with computers and printers, light traffic). move up to 25 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


How to Apply

Interested applicants can send only updated CV and application letter to no later than January 7,2022 . Please write the position title you are applying for in the email subject line, ”Monitoring & Evaluation Officer ”.

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