USAID Ethiopia Vacancy announcement

USAID Ethiopia would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

1:USAID Project Management Specialist (M&E)

Location: US Embassy, Entoto Road, Addis Ababa, with possible travel as stated in the Statement of Duties.

Salary: $24,124 – $43,420 yearly

Duration: Five (5) years. Sequential contracts, subject to continued need, satisfactory performance, and the availability of funds.

Job Summary:

The USAI D Project Management Specialist (M&E Specialist) fulfills a key role in the USAID/Ethiopia Office of Economic Growth and Resilience (EGR). The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist provides expertise focusing on program outcomes and impacts and integrating information into existing M&E systems, programming decisions, and collaboration with partners. The Specialist contributes to the Office’s intellectual leadership by helping to coordinate and implement the Office’s analytical, evaluation, and learning agendas. The incumbent coordinates with Program, Humanitarian Assistance, Education and Youth, Democracy and Governance, and Health offices of the Mission in planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of activities.

The Specialist communicates with USAID Washington Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Teams to exchange information and receive guidance.

The EGR Office manages a large and complex portfolio, worth approximately $200 million annually. The EGR Office also leads Mission-wide coordination for a number of high-priority USAID initiatives, including Feed the Future (i.e. food security and nutrition), Resilience, Prosper Africa, Private Sector Engagement, Power Africa, Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).

Skill and educational background

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics, food security, agriculture, nutrition, natural resources management, environmental science, international development, international relations, or other international development-related or M&E-related fields is required.

Experience:A minimum of five years of progressively responsible, professional-level experience required and

With directly relevant monitoring and evaluation, food security, humanitarian assistance, livelihoods development, or agriculture.
Experience in the following areas is also required:

(i) M&E systems development and maintenance, including the development of program impact indicators, data collection and analysis, performance reporting, and development and utilization of GIS in programmatic monitoring, coordination, performance evaluations, impact evaluations, and knowledge management.

(ii) Development of program-related evaluations and statistical analysis.

(iii) Strategy design and program policy development.

(iv) Successful leadership experience in a team environment.

Language: English and Amharic at Level IV.

Application way

Interested applicants can apply through via online link: The offer form DS-174 (Application for U.S. Federal employment) which can be found in the U.S. embassy website; or

Application Deadline: March 9, 2024

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