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MEAL Officer – Friendship Support Association (FSA), Ethiopia

Category:  Business Development, Economics

Location:  Addis Ababa

Career Level:  Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type:  Contract
Salary:  As per the organization scale



Job Description

Friendship Support Association (FSA) is a local NGO working in Afar Regional State. The organization is seeking to recruit highly motivated and qualified candidate for the following position.


The primary purpose of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer is to manage the overall MEAL activities of all the project Friendship Support Association (FSA) is implementing in different zones of Afar. Hence, establishing a sound MEAL system and ensuring proper implementation of the monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning plans in the field, and supporting program staffs on preparation of project performance reports for organization’s internal consumption, for the donors and partners.


  • Establish and implement MEAL system & M&E plans for projects
  • Ensure that MEAL standards of the program are being implemented and improved over time
  • Ensure the proper follow up, compilation and review of Activity Progress Reports;
  • Develop  tools to gather data, synthesize and analyze M&E quantitative and qualitative data and produce helpful information for decision makers
  • Ensure that clear, timely and relevant project information are shared for communities, and beneficiaries, local authorities, donors and other relevant stakeholders
  • Ensuring communities and project beneficiaries actively participated throughout the project period
  • Consulting with the PM to identify capacity gaps and provide relevant supports at field-level MEAL;
  • Review and compile Activity Progress Reports on monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Prepare Monthly MEAL Activity Report and share the findings with program staffs
  • Ensure functional Feedback and Complaint Mechanism;
  • Accountability Report ;
  • Facilitate experience sharing and review meetings at the field level between sectors;
  • Producing success stories and share for learning and program implementation improvement;
  • Document and share best practices and learnings through publications, web sharing and other means within the mission;

No of Position: 1 (one)

Job Requirements


  • BA/MA in Economics, Statistics, Development Studies or related fields


  • At least 5 years for BA and 3 years for MA holders with proven experience in MEAL position in humanitarian or development programs in I/LNGOs.


  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating of donor funded projects
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills).
  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to translate evaluated results into learning strategies
  • Skills on statistical and other software, database management, Management Information Systems and  Microsoft Office Skills
  • Experience in designing and leading internal and external evaluation
  • Experience in designing and leading capacity building and training for development  teams
  • Knowledge of  project cycle management

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via email: tesfaye@afarfsa.org  or in person to FSA Head Office at Mekanisa, behind Nifas Silk Lafto Sub-City Woreda 02 Office. 

For further information, please contact   + 251 976 50 08 80 or +251 113 69 87 42


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