Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer, Ethiopia
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Addis Ababa
Education & Society
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: 6 Location: Addis Ababa/ Ethiopia Duration: Fixed Term Contract (3 years) The post is on local terms, Applicant must have existing right to work in Ethiopia Deadline for application: 19 December 2018 (23:59 UK Time)

About The Job:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.


Role purpose

The purpose of the role is to support the MEL function with systems and processes that help to demonstrate results, identify learning and promote improvements throughout the life of the programme.  The MEL officer will maintain and produce reports from programme datasets and will develop the capacity of the team and partners to produce, consolidate and analyse robust data from across the programme’s activities.



Main opportunities for the role include but not limited to;

§  To build upon the successes of CSSP1, but bring fresh approaches, strategies and tools to the CSSP2 monitoring and evaluation workstream and learning and knowledge management.

§  The programme will be delivered from premises outside the main British Council operation in both Addis Ababa and regions and will be delivered through CSO partner grants mechanisms, capacity building and engagement.


     Accountable for the quality and accuracy of MEL data held in the programme data management systems.

     Accountable for the quality of impact data submitted for reporting purposes

     Accountable for the quality and robustness of specifically agreed MEL monitoring and capacity building activities


If you would like to see full details and understand more about this post then please see the documents below: 
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer, Ethiopia.pdf 
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf
Further details:
If you are interested in the post and feel that you are suitable for the role, then we would really like to hear from you. Please apply by 19 December 2018 (23:59 UK Time)  

Our Equality Commitment:
Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies, and human resource as a function is absolutely committed to this.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.