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Oxfam Great Britain
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23 February, 2023
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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning Coordinator

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          • Person specification

            Most importantly, every individual at Oxfam GB needs to be able to:


            Our Values

            • Equality: We believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly and to have the same rights and opportunities.
            • Empowerment: We acknowledge and seek to expand people’s agency over their lives and the decisions that impact them.
            • Solidarity: We join hands, support, and collaborate across boundaries in working towards a just and sustainable world.
            • Inclusiveness: We embrace diversity and difference and value the perspectives and contributions of all people and communities in their fight against poverty and injustice.
            • Accountability: We take responsibility for our actions and inaction and hold ourselves accountable to the people we work with and for.
            • Courage: We speak truth to power and act with conviction on the justice of our causes.

            Ensure you commit to our THREE ORGANISATIONAL ATTRIBUTES:

            1. Be committed to equal opportunities: demonstrating sensitivity to cultural differences and gender equality.

            2. Be willing to learn and apply gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity and inclusion across all aspects of your work.


            3. Be committed to undertaking Oxfam’s safeguarding training and adhering to relevant policies, to ensure all people who come into Oxfam are as safe as possible.

            Ensure you actively ADOPT OXFAM’S FEMINIST LEADERSHIP APPROACH and applying the principles and twelve practices in your work. Read more about this here:

            For this role, we have selected two of the most relevant feminist Leadership practices for this role (which you can read more about here.

            1 Self-Awareness

            2 Mutual accountability

            3 Strategic Thinking and Judgment

            Skill, Experience, Knowledge & Competencies


            • MSc or BSc. in Economics, Development Studies, Statistics/Management, or another related field in a recognized Universities
            • Minimum of 5 years of proven ability & experience in program monitoring, evaluation, accountability & learning (MEAL) preferably in the long-term, humanitarian, advocacy, and campaign Programmes
            • Knowledge and practice of SAFE programming and international standards like Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), SPHERE, LEGS, etc
            • Proven experience in gender analysis and integrating gender and safe programming(protection) into programs
            • Excellent computer skills and ability to work in a challenging and dynamic context
            • Fluent English language, ability to communicate in the Local language would be an added advantage
            • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
            • Ability to work well under pressure and in response to changing needs.
            • Ability to travel and work in difficult circumstances.  
            • Commitment to overcome poverty and suffering



            • Experience in working effectively within a large international agency including, in the long-term and Emergency response setting.
            • Research background and knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS or STATA)
            • Good understanding of WASH, Protection, and EFSVL programming in programming
            • Prior experience training/accompanying/learning in the field.
            • Experience leading strategy development and implementation monitoring in collaboration with staff
            • Proven ability to synthesize and distil information from a variety of sources, to draw lessons from project documentation
            • An applicant with knowledge of the local language is preferable.

This position opened for national applicants Only.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Since the early 1970s, we have been working to address the underlying causes of poverty and marginalization by focusing on developing sustainable livelihoods, providing water and sanitation, agriculture, climate research, gender, and humanitarian issues.    

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

DIVISION: Operations




GRADE: C2 National                                                

JOB FAMILY:  Programme

SALARY: As per the Oxfam benefit package

HOURS: 37.5 per week


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. This is a full-time role; however, Oxfam offers various flexible arrangements which candidates can discuss with the Recruiting Manager at the interview stage.


the Programme Team will ensure that the programs make the proper shift, with the quality needed to ensure a proper achievement of the Ethiopia Oxfam Country Strategy. As part of the programs team, the whole team on the sectors of the whole program will ensure that Goal 1 (Goal One - Saving Lives, and Resilient Livelihoods) and Goal 2 (Goal Two - Empowered communities and accountable governance) of the OCS are achieved with the required quality and timely. This team will work very closely with the program teams ensuring the link between all Six programs focused on: Humanitarian Response and Resilience Building; Sustainable Food and Climate Change; Urban Development; Gender Justice; Youth for the Future (Y4F) and the right to be Heard-Governance and Accountability


This role is also responsible for developing and coordinating the implementation of a comprehensive MEAL system to enhance our ability to demonstrate the impact of our long-term development program needs and humanitarian response in the implementation of regions for both refugee and host community response programs. The MEAL Coordinator is responsible to lead MEAL functions of the Food Crisis program in the Somali region including methodological design, preparing data collection tools, leading data collection, data cleaning, and data analysis and reporting MEAL activities, designing and managing MEAL capacity building plans and ensure program quality as per Oxfam program quality standard, Core Humanitarian Standards as well as CAMSA minimum requirement.


Response Program manager 


MEAL Officers & Assistants




1.   MEAL system development and making functional


  • Provide MEAL technical support including MEAL activity plan, methodological design, need assessments, baseline, post-distribution monitoring, evaluations, and performance data collection for all Oxfam projects in Implementation field office areas.
  • Work closely with the Program Quality and Learning/MEAL team and develop MEAL tools and MEAL activities for new projects and programs.
  • Timely plan, initiate, lead, and coordinate different evaluations, assessments, and surveys including KAP surveys/PDMs and Baseline/End line surveys in line with Oxfam policies and standards.
  • Lead the team in the delivery of learning and reflection workshops and other programmatic learning processes and products
  • Support the design and development of innovative tools, apps, templates and resources for effective program monitoring and reporting.
  • In consultation with Program Managers, the PQL team, EFSL, WASH, Gender and Protection technical team leaders, and other program teams, develop evaluation design, including specification of the necessary staff and resources to conduct the evaluation.
  • Guide, Monitor/supervise, and coordinate baselines, assessments, and evaluations and select and recruit experienced enumerators for data collection.

Manage, coordinate, and strengthen the data management, data analysis, reporting, and information use system of projects

  • Compile and review different internal reports, including monthly humanitarian program progress reports, Oxfam Annual output reporting, One Program Reports, Annual Operational reports, Annual ACSO reports, etc. and submit them to the Program Quality and Learning Manager.
  • Support the program Quality and Learning Manager in preparing donor reports, monthly, quarterly, and other periodic reports in line with the reporting schedule and MEAL Framework.
  • Support the PQL team members in developing/reviewing the log frame/result framework, MEAL plan, and Indicator Performance Reporting Table (IPTT) of the project(s) and preparing & submit the IPTT report monthly.
  • Support the Consortium members’ MEAL teams in compiling & reporting the total number of beneficiaries reached as per their respective guidelines.
  • Work with the Consortium members MEAL team in documenting best practices in line with the ECHO communication and visibility guidelines
  • Work closely with all MEAL teams at all levels and establish and implement a digital and offline database system
  • Lead and supervise field data collection, data cleaning, and analysis for program managers and team leaders and produce reports together with the sector technical team.
  • Lead, reviewed, revise and update all survey and evaluation reports and ensure data quality including timeliness, relevance, accuracy, completeness, and consistency of all program and project data of Oxfam.
  • Review and standardize data collectors’ training to ensure high-quality data collection
  • Management and updating the central database of KAP surveys end-term results and learning from reflection workshops, learning reviews, and evaluations

Capacity Building, Networking, and Representation

  • Participate in the selection and recruitment of MEAL officers and MEAL Assistants and train field MEAL team on Oxfam CAMSA, MEAL frameworks, tools, data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • In consultation and collaboration with PQL Manager and other MEAL teams assist to build the capacity of staff through training to ensure the adoption of new data monitoring tools and the quality of data collected.
  • Attending Coordination forums that include humanitarian accountability
  • Facilitate capacity building for Oxfam program staff to enable them to monitor and evaluate their efforts, gather relevant data, and produce required progress reports
  • Provide Technical support and training on MEAL to partners’ MEAL officers (s) and Staff with support from their respective MEAL managers.
  • Ensure effective common understanding between Oxfam, other partners, and Consortium members on MEAL objectives and frameworks and organize orientation/workshops/training
  • Support Oxfam and other partners and Consortium members MEAL in undertaking training needs assessment and organizing MEAL training/Induction as per the CAMSA guideline.
  • Lead the current projects MEAL Technical Working Group (TWG) and follow up on the MEAL activities that need to be undertaken at the consortium level.

Program Quality, Learning, and Accountability

  • Work closely with the Program Quality and Learning Manager, and MEAL officers and implement beneficiary compliance and feedback mechanism, collect beneficiary complaints and feedback, and communicate with the field team.
  • Collect and share monthly monitoring and accountability reports
  • Assist Program Quality and Learning Manager and co-facilitate quarterly after-action reviews including learning and reflection events, stakeholder consultation, and proven feedback from the o program management team.
  • Support the team in the delivery of learning and reflection workshops and other programmatic learning processes and products
  • Collecting best practices, and case studies that demonstrate qualitative and quantitative changes over the period.
  • Support the setup of a complaint and response mechanism based on the IDPs and host community contexts,
  • Assure that ICT is used in Beneficiary registration and Data collection in line with the Project MEAL framework.
  • Promote and support monitoring, analysis, and learning from assessments of internal standards (Quality Framework) and Core Humanitarian Standards, accountability and transparency standards, protection minimum standards, and others.
  • Work with the responsible programme or project teams to develop a culture of programme quality and knowledge-driven programming, providing support to management for evidence-based decision-making processes.
  • Ensure that all MEAL work is carried out in a way that is sensitive to gender and protection issues.
  • Maintaining evaluation, research, and learning repositories

People development and management

  • Manage and support teams to deliver on the plans, providing coordination, leadership, inspiration, and guidance
  • Facilitate identification of needs, planning, and implementation of Oxfam and partners, long-term and humanitarian response team capacity building in MEAL, and build the capacity of Oxfam and partner staff to deliver MEAL, including through induction, training, and coaching
  • Work with the PQL Manager to ensure that the management of teams is in line with Oxfam’s HR policies and procedures.
  • Work with the PQL manager to ensure that team members have access to staff development opportunities, identify and address capacity gaps and provide ongoing counseling and support to team members 
  • Undertake other responsibilities as assigned by the line manager

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