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Do you have Relevant qualification; MSc or BSc. in Economics, Development studies, Statistics/Management, or another related field?


Do you have ability & experience in program monitoring, evaluation, accountability & learning (MEAL) – Minimum 5 years preferably in long term, humanitarian, advocacy and campaign program and local contexts in Ethiopia?  Knowledge of Nexus approach is desirable.


If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.


The Role:


The senior MEAL officer is responsible for development and implementation of MEAL tools and systems for Oxfam projects and programmes. This includes conducting, managing, and documenting key discrete MEAL milestones, events, and processes, building partner MEAL capacity, MEAL internal and external reporting, and knowledge management between departments and partner affiliates to ensure Oxfam benefits from applied programme learning. She/He is also responsible in leading/conducting different surveys, assessments, evaluations, post distribution monitoring for programs/projects as per Oxfam program quality standard, Core Humanitarian Standards as well as CAMSA minimum requirement and work also with the field programme teams, Other INGOs, partners, clusters and other local agencies and key line-local Government officials.

This role is also responsible for developing and coordinating the implementation of comprehensive MEAL system to enhance our ability to demonstrate the impact of our long-term development programme needs and humanitarian response in all interventions for both refugees, IDPs and host community response programs.


What we are looking for:


We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam’s mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to our feminist principles and values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do.


An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:


  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Knowledge and practice of SAFE programming and international standards like Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), SPHERE, LEGS etc
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to work in a challenging and dynamic context
  • Willingness to work in Amhara, and Afar regions of Ethiopia.
  • Excellent English writing skills.
  • Fluent English language, ability to communicate in Local language would be an added advantage
  • Commitment to overcome poverty and suffering.
  • Proven experience in gender analysis and integrating gender and safe programming(protection) into programmes.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in response to changing needs.
  • Ability to travel and to work in difficult circumstances.
  • Fluency in English is essential


We offer:


We offer a competitive salary and a range of additional benefits to staff including flexible working options, generous pension scheme, annual leave, additional leave allowances, company sick pay, life assurance and a range of other benefits. 


From the day you join Oxfam we invite you to stretch and learn in your role. Our wide range of Learning & Development opportunities includes in-house courses, e-learning modules, on-the job learning opportunities, coaching and mentoring, and much more. 


You can read more about all Oxfam has to offer here.




We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you.


How to apply:


As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and Cover Letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.  



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