Learning, Design and Measurement Manager – Care Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

Learning, Design and Measurement Manager – Care Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement, June 20 2023



Organization: Care Ethiopia

Position: Learning, Design and Measurement Manager

Employment: contract

Location: Addis Ababa

Salary: $1,720.00

Deadline: June 30 2023





Job Description


The purpose of the Learning, Design and Measurement (LDM) Manager is to design and maintain the monitoring, evaluation , learning and measurement systems of HER unit of  CARE Ethiopia.  S/he will lead the design of the M&E systems of projects under the unit in line with the organization’s and the donors’ requirements.  She/he provides technical backstopping, training in the areas of LDM and knowledge management and coaches and mentors Her unit team members. The position holder will work closely with the technical advisors of uplift her project at HO and field offices. This position will be supervised by the program coordinator.


Job Responsibility #1:  Planning/ Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (40% of time):

  • Designs and develops MEAL plan, M&E tools and systems for projects and programs under the unit
  • Designs and develops impact measurement tools and systems for projects and programs under the unit
  • Ensures the M&E plans are prepared on timely basis.
  • Initiates and facilitates external and internal evaluations and project reviews.
  • Ensures preparation of quarterly (periodic) reports to be submitted to the donor and the Government at a national level.
  • Leads projects and programs baseline studies, annual reviews, midterm assessments and final evaluations and impact assessments.
  • Leads or participates in diagnostic studies for projects and program design.
  • Reviews project evaluation reports, compiles and shares lessons for future project and program design.
  • Reviews and validates evaluation results conducted by external evaluators.
  • Participates in project design workshops and develops log frames and M&E plans.
  • Ensure the M&E data and findings are utilized and inform the project implementation. `

Job Responsibility #2:  Information Management (20% of time):

  •  Develops and maintains M&E information management system.
  • Ensures the timely collection, analysis, and utilization of project/program related information.
  • Leads and guides the streamlining of paper-based reporting system including formats and systematize information flows.
  • Oversees the regular maintenance of project/program LDM information using appropriate database management system and makes accessible to staff and of Uplift her stakeholders at CO level.
  • Proactively supports the establishment and maintenance of learning and knowledge management systems and sharing of lessons within and across CARE programs and with strategic partners.

Job Responsibility #3: Program and Data Quality assurance (5 % of time):

  •  Capacitate HER unit staff and sub awarded local NGOs staff on the fundamental concepts of data quality management.
  • Develop strategies to improve Projects/programs data quality.
  • Ensure Implementation of strategies to improve the data quality.
  • Build HER Unit staff’s capacity on program quality, program support and program impact elements.
  • Ensure HER Unit project/program implementation is in line with the Unit strategic plan and CARE principles, protocols and standards.
  • Set mechanisms to track projects/programs impact and align with impact group of the HER unit.

Job Responsibility #4:  Learning, sharing/networking (20% of time):

  • Supports and develops reflective practice forums for  HER unit
  • Keeps up to date with developments in the sector, including best practice examples within the country and internationally, and ensures ongoing personal development and learning.
  • Ensures the communication of LDM concepts and procedures within the organization, with local partners and to HER unit stakeholders.
  • Initiates research/studies, particularly in relation to Her unit projects/programs learning agendas and shares results for wider audiences in and outside CARE to enhance program quality.
  • Links the country office with partners on issues related to LDM.
  • Networks with others to gain experiences and share with what CARE has.

Job Responsibility #5: Staff management and mentoring (10% of time):

  • Supervises, mentors and coaches M&E staffs under the unit.
  • Develops capacity of CARE and partners staffs on LDM and related activities.
  • Advises the Sector Coordinators, PC, PM and field office project managers and POMs on issues related to LDM for better decision making.
  • Organizes and facilitates LDM training to his/her subordinates, partners and stakeholders.

Job Responsibility #6:  Perform other duties as assigned (5% of time)

  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
  • The duties and responsibilities described above are subject to change, depending on CARE Ethiopian funding or programming.

III PROBLEM SOLVING (Thinking Environment)

  •  All the three levels of problem solving apply to this position. But category numbers two and three are most applicable to this position because the LDM Head must use interpolative skills to pick and choose the right strategy to address a given problem and has to deal with variable situations, which need analysis, problem definition and development of alternative solutions.


  • Understanding and demonstrated commitment to the importance of gender, youth, and social inclusion issues.
  • Demonstrated commitment to principles of Gender Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and PSEAH (safeguarding), as evidenced in previous positions / programming

Job Requirements




  • B.A./BSc Degree in health, Social Sciences, Management Information Systems, Statistics or equivalent combination of education and work experience


  • M.A./M.Sc. Degree in Social Sciences, biostatistics, public health, Management Information Systems, statistics, or related.



  • 5 years of relevant experience with the first degree or 4 years of relevant experience plus post graduate degree in DM&E, MIS, research, needs assessment, baseline surveys, regular progress monitoring, project evaluation.
  •  At least 1 year of  management experience


  • NGO experience



  • Computer skills (Word processing, database management); data analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English Language.
  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, sensitivity to HIV/AIDS, participatory approach, and sustainable development.


  • Knowledge of statistical software like SPSS and experiences in database development applying common software like MS Access and practical experience on research.


  • Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, building partnership, building commitment, contributing to team success, innovation, pro-active problem solving, analytical ability.


  • The LDM manager is expected to establish and maintain good relations with partners,  GOs and NGOs.  S/he will also closely work with the Program Coordinators, Uplift her staff, Project Managers, Program and Operation Mangers and staff.


  • This position will be Addis Ababa and requires 35% of travel to field offices and sub awarded local NGO implementation areas.

How to Apply

If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please send your CV (not more than 3 pages) and cover letter (not more than one page) through https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=6657


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women!

CARE seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly women and girls. Our diversity is our strength. We encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

CARE Ethiopia is committed to preventing all unwanted behavior at work. This includes sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, and child abuse. We expect everyone who works for us to share this commitment by understanding and working within the CARE Safeguarding Policy and related framework. CARE Ethiopia has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a vulnerable adult or child by any of our staff, representatives, or partners.

CARE Ethiopia reserves the right to seek information from job applicants’ current and/or previous employers about incidents of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment the applicant may have been found guilty to have committed or about which an investigation was in the process of being carried out at the time of the termination of the applicant’s employment with that employer.

By submitting the application, the job applicant confirms that s/he has no objection to CARE Ethiopia requesting the information specified above. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks








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