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Save The Children is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of CMAM REPORTING OFFICER in Afar, Ethiopia.


Job in Ethiopia by Save The Children

Job Description

The CMAM reporting officer will be responsible for the development/ implementation of program-wide M&E activities at Office level. He/she is  expected to ensure all aspects of program data – from data collection to result reporting are of high quality, implement MEL specific activities, ensure program compliance and provide technical support in M & E issue across all program staff at the area office and zonal level

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITYOverall project planning and implementation:Support thematic staff to prepare annual work plan, integrate nutrition activities in to woreda sector plansCompile and submit detailed monthly and quarterly work plan to regional office;Prepare and timely submit MEL specific activity planActively engage on periodic re-planning and reprogramming of activities.Review project work plans and notify major deviations to senior project manager for timely actionEnsure timely implementation and effectiveness of review meetings at zonal and woreda levelProvide MEAL training to relevant local stakeholders as required.Provides technical support to zonal team in project activity monitoring, data organization and utilization and report writingSupport and take initiatives in supporting Woreda Health Offices’ HMIS officers and others in use of data for decision making, simple analysis techniques using MS Excel and other public domain softwareWork closely with other project and departments to ensure coordination among partners, SCI nutrition emergencies and other projects to ensure quality of project implementation and timely completion of the activities.Ensure the integration of gender equality and women’s empowerment, a rigorous learning agenda, sustainable approaches, and most importantly convergence/overlay of multi-sector nutrition interventions (e.g. agriculture, livelihoods, health, humanitarian assistance) in the same geographic areasConduct quarterly quality bench mark/QMB assessmentEnsure the established accountability mechanism are well functioning and collect and report CFRM on quarter baseUndertake additional tasks as given by the immediate supervisorMonitoring and evaluation:Coordinate and facilitate research’s/assessment related activities of the project that will be conducted in the regionActively participate in regular and periodic assessmentsFacilitate timely and regular programme monitoring in collaboration with thematic coordinators and Program Manager.Coordinate and lead all supportive supervisions, site visits, documentations of trainings, zonal level review meetings, preparation of case studies, and make sure that these INSPIRE activities are well documented and track-able in collaboration with other projectsTimely review project reports and provide constructive feedbacks to zonal and woreda teamsIdentify and inform new developments in program staffUndertake regular visits to the field and health and other facilities to support monitoring processes, spot check data collection, data quality using improved monitoring tools, and reporting on programme progressActively participate in regular project review meetings to assess progress;Keep on track the performance of the project’s activities according to the zonal plan and inform the project coordinators if there are deviations from the planDevelop and disseminate data collection tools for Woreda health and nutrition Officers, agriculture offices and health facilities for electronic database system consumption and ensure their timely submission.Ensure that project data are timely collected, entered to databased and used for quarterly, biannual and annual reportingSupport coordination and harmonization of partners and regional project activities, targets and indicatorsDocumentation, learning and reporting:Coordinate, prepare, and consolidate all reporting (monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual) activities of the region in collaboration with zonal l thematic coordinators, Program Manager and others as needed,Ensure timely submission of all project training reports, health center and health post aggregate reports, livelihood reports and oversee their entry in to electronic database software.Timely submit review meeting proceedings and field travel reports to the office for documentation;Share bi-weekly and monthly updates with project team to the PM; prepares monthly and quarterly project progress reports and submits to the concerned bodies in timely fashionIdentify and collect potential success stories and best practices relating to INSPIRE and other projects in the FO for documentation on regular basis;

Job Requirements


  • Academic: minimum of Bachelor Degree in Health science, Nutrition, Statistics, M&E/Social science, developmental studies and other related fields.


  • Essential
  • Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience with NGOs or other organizations, including significant experience developing and managing monitoring and Evaluation system.
  • Proficiency in Computer (MS=Access, Excel, Word and one of the statistical software such as SPSS or Epi=Info), training in program design, monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Proficient and skilled in report writing
  • Able to program and mange MS Access database


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Drive to effectively develop self, others and the team
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of local contexts (pastoral context) of the area is required.
  • Female applicants are highly encouraged 

How to Apply

Qualified candidates can send their CV and Applications to the below link

 Job Description – CMAM Reporting Officer (200007QH) (