Apr 17, 2018
Job Vacancy by Education Development Center ME&L Coordinator, Mekelle About EDC: EDC is a global nonprofit organization that designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity. Working with public sector and private partners, we harness the power of people and systems to improve education, health promotion and care, workforce preparation, communications technologies, and civic engagement. Founded in 1958, EDC’s headquarters are located in Waltham MA, USA. We also have offices in New York City and Washington, DC, USA. EDC implements projects in over 35 countries. Project Description: The five-year READ II project, funded by USAID, will boost the quality of literacy instruction and student support, reaching out to children at risk of failure and dropout caused by cognitive, emotional and physical effects of hunger, violence, and displacement. READ II seeks to better equip teachers with effective early grade reading instruction techniques and materials in seven mother-tongue languages and English, while simultaneously building a culture of reading in the school, home and community. The ME&L Coordinator is responsible for developing M&E systems, including data quality assurance procedures, and compiling, processing and analyzing activity performance data. The ME&L Coordinator will be responsible to ensure regular and consistent documentation and reporting deliverables are met in compliance with USAID rules and regulations. Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: Participate in the development of Annual Work Plan(s) and prepare and update of the M&E activities plan to be performed according to project plans and expected deliverables and results; Maintain an up-to-date catalog of all project M&E tools and forms in electronic and hard copy of data files; Conduct data entry and ensure the overall quality of the data collected for consistency and accuracy; Identify M&E training and STTA needs and ensure that these needs are met and provide training on M&E activities as needed; Ensure that partners submit reports within the agreed time schedule; Conduct secondary verification of all results data received from partners, including conducting verification visits, as appropriate; Conduct periodic research and/or case studies to measure impact of activities; Advocate and promote scale-up of best practices and cost effectiveness with both staff and stakeholders; Other tasks as assigned. Reporting and Organizational Relationships: The ME& L Coordinator will report to the Regional Director and work closely with the ME&L Director in the Addis Ababa office. Job Requirements Qualifications and Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. High school diploma required. Minimum two years’ experience in monitoring evaluation and learning and four years of general experience. Demonstrated experience in M&E report writing. Knowledgeable about USAID Rules and Regulations, previous experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred. Excellent record keeping, and documentation skills are required. Good communication and interpersonal skills is required. How to Apply To apply, please visit: http://smrtr.io/ii9URQ Aditional Information Only candidates who are invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Women are highly encouranged to apply. Deadline for application submission is April 23th , 2018 at 5pm Ethiopia Time. EDC is committed to diversity in the workplace. EDC offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.
Education Development Center Mek'ele, Ethiopia