Save the Children is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Lead for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Ethiopia. The program will seek to sustainably improve food and nutrition security and resilience among poor and chronically vulnerable households and communities in the selected regions. The program will coordinate closely with, and represent a contribution to, the Government of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Nets Programme (PSNP). Hiring is contingent upon successful award of the project and USAID approval of the candidate.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
The proposed program will be an integrated, multi-sectoral food and nutrition security intervention. The M&E Lead will provide technical expertise and leadership to generate and analyze quality evidence and data through monitoring, assessments and evaluations. The M&E Lead will supervise the program’s monitoring and evaluation team, and will coordinate with program learning and management processes to ensure effective feedback loops that contribute to the achievement of desired outcomes. The M&E Lead will ensure that integration of PSNP metrics within the program’s overall M&E strategy. S/he will work closely with Save the Children’s Country Office (CO) MEAL unit and Field Office MEAL staff to build evidence base, track project progress, facilitate learning and adaptive management, and ensure a strong accountability mechanism.
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