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Job Description

About FHI 360:

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Job Summary:

The Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator will be a member of the project team and will work with the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) team and others to support the development, implementation, management, and conduct of monitoring and evaluation activities. The Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator will provide technical support for quality assurance activities and routine reporting, as well as administrative and project management support to coordinate activities with the larger project team, local implementing partners, the government, nongovernmental organizations, community organizations. The Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator should have demonstrated management and teamwork skills and will leverage previous experience and work with diverse teams on multiple projects at once.



  • Provides support to MERL Director in the development and implementation of monitoring tools and plans
  • Assists in the development of performance indicator tracking tables and performance indicator reference sheets and templates
  • Assists in the review and verification of data generated, ensuring that they are in line with M&E reporting requirements
  • Calculates indicators and provides quality assurance for client reporting
  • Assists in preparation of quarterly progress and annual progress reports and uploads all approved M&E relevant data and reports into the online systems as required
  • Conducts searches of published literature, blogs; gathers information, data and statistics needed to provide evidence to reports and target setting
  • Contributes to presentations in MS Word, Excel and/or Power Point formats by copy-editing, writing, generating tables, graphs, and other data visualizations;
  • Participates in quality improvement plans which focus on M&E
  • Provides support to qualitative assessments, such as transcription and coding of interview and focus groups discussion transcripts

Project Management/Coordination

  • Works closely with the MERL Director and the team to provide guidance and support to partners as needed
  • Provides training to partners as needed in the use of FHI 360 monitoring tools
  • Supports the coordination and execution of activities such as organizing capacity building workshops to staff and partners, collecting and disseminating relevant information on monitoring, evaluation and research
  • Supports the execution of MERL activities, including consultant and vendor hiring, monitoring, and invoicing
  • Travels when needed to coordinate, monitor and/or participate in monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Performs other related duties as assigned and agreed upon.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent and demonstrated program/project management skills.
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with others.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
  • Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed


There are 31 FHI 360 development competencies, of greatest focus for this particular job will be:

  • Project Management (Planning and Time Management) - Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks (sets objectives/goals/measures). Breaks down work into steps, schedules, task/people assignments. Marshals people, time, and resource efficiently. Arranges information in a useful manner and orchestrates multiple activities at once.
  • People Management (Making Others Great) – Facilitate professional development of staff by providing challenging, learning assignments and opportunities. Shares and solicits feedback monthly at the very least. Helps establish compelling development plans. Assigns responsibility and accountability for tasks/decisions. Monitors process, progress, and results. Creates a climate in which people want to do their best.
  • Creating and Managing Systems and Processes – Recognizes the need for standardization and balances client and organization need in systems design. Anticipates the effects of process change on people while optimizing task efficiency and simplicity.
  • Employees are expected to possess or have high potential for development of these three fundamental competencies.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of complex scope that require analysis and in- depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Networks with key internal and external personnel.
  • Decision may cause delays or failure to achieve results that impact departmental goals.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • Determines methods and procedures on new projects and assignments.
  • Serves as team lead and may mentor other lower-level personnel.
  • May supervisor junior level staff.
  • Typically reports to MEAL Director.


  • Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Civil Society, Communication and Social Marketing, Economic Development, Education, Environment, Population studies, Gender, Health, Nutrition, Research, Technology and Youth, international development, economics, political science or a Related Field.
  • Project Management (PM) Certification preferred.


  • Typically requires 8+ years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience.
  • Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required.
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer/Laptop, Microsoft applications (i.e., Office 365, SharePoint, Skype/Zoom/Teams), cell phone/mobile technology, and standard office equipment.

Travel Requirements:

  • 10% -

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

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FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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