Palladium – Monitoring Evaluation And Learning Coordinator

About Palladium

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value.  We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.

  • Expiration date: August 12, 2023
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Job Title: Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Coordinator

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  1. Contribute to the development and finalization of the MEL plan and indicator framework for NPI EXPAND Ethiopia.
  2. Collaborate with local partners to track progress on improvements in their capacity and performance through selected indicators
  3. Oversee monthly data collection through grantee reports and conduct regular data verification checks.
  4. Liaise with EXPAND home office to report data and lead the aggregation of data among local partners.
  5. Conduct capacity strengthening in MEL functions with local partners including formal training sessions and coaching in collaboration with NPI EXPAND Ethiopia’s capacity strengthening team.
  6. Coordinate with global MEL team to conduct data quality assessments for a sample of performance indicators and results reported to USAID.
  7. Prepare quarterly monitoring reports and synthesize data at country or program level and contribute to monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  8. Support the team in monitoring and evaluating progress in respective areas as well as coherence with the overall strategic priorities.
  9. Organize and facilitate periodic project progress review meetings in collaboration with other NPI EXPAND staff.
  10. Implement MEL activities to address learning questions from EXPAND Ethiopia in alignment with NPI EXPAND learning agenda.
  11. Identify and formulate MEL findings, lessons learned and recommendations and avail results for decision-making processes and further project development.
  12. Facilitate dissemination of lessons learnt from local partners and other stakeholders as need arises.
  13. Facilitate information exchange and sharing among grantees through occasional learning events.
  14. Assist with other MEL-related duties as needed.


Period and Location of Performance 

The period of performance is through the end of June 2024. Location for this engagement is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Only Ethiopian nationals, based in Ethiopia will be considered for this position. Women are highly encouraged to apply for this position.



Qualifications and Experience 

  1. Master’s degree preferred in relevant academic fields such as social science, public health or development
  2. 5+ years of experience in supporting monitoring, evaluation and learning efforts in an international organization and/or public health context with strong preference for prior experience in FP/MNCH or Social Accountability.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with monitoring and evaluating programs, including designing and using M&E plans, theories of change, logic models, and other MEL frameworks.
  4. Strong experience working with civil society organizations (e.g., NGOs, CBOs, FBOs, etc.) in Ethiopia preferred.
  5. Strong skills in collecting, analyzing, interpreting qualitative and quantitative data to demonstrate linkages with project outcomes.
  6. Experience in developing success stories and case studies to present lessons learnt and showcase project achievements.
  7. Proven capacity to build the MEL skills of colleagues and/or partners.
  8. Attention to detail, ability to effectively perform multiple tasks, and balance competing priorities.
  9. Strong process facilitation, analytical, strategic thinking, and planning skills.
  10. Strong project management, organizational, and interpersonal skills required.
  11. Excellent report writing and communications skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  12. Fluency in English preferred.
  13. Ethiopian nationality with residence in Addis Ababa

Application Instructions 

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using the following link: https://palladium.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/requisition/19970/application?c=palladium&jobboardid=0#1

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