The Position: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Associate/Data Manager who will be a member of Africa RISING Project team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
General: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org.
Africa RISING (AR) program comprises three research-for-development projects supported by the United States Agency for International Development as part of the U.S. government’s Feed the Future (FTF) initiative. Through action research and development partnerships, the Program will create opportunities for smallholder farm households to move out of hunger and poverty through sustainably intensified farming systems that improve food, nutrition, and income security, particularly for women and children, and conserve or enhance the natural resource base. The three projects are led by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in West Africa (Ghana and Mali) and East and Southern Africa (Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia) and the International Livestock Research Institute in the Ethiopian highlands. The International Food Policy Research Institute leads an associated project on monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment across all the Program countries. To aid with its monitoring activities, IFPRI has developed a web-based project monitoring and mapping tool (PMMT) and assisting program researchers with the management of program-generated data using ILRI’s data repository (CKAN).
The objective of this position is to contribute to the M&E of research activities in Ethiopia providing all the necessary backstopping activities to AR researchers and IFPRI’s M&E team. The incumbent is expected to accomplish this by working in close consultation with AR researchers in Ethiopia, the M&E team at IFPRI, and AR researchers in other program countries.
The incumbent will act as a focal point and local coordinator for Ethiopia with the following duties:
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with frequent travel to project sites.
Minimum Base Salary: Birr 21,367 (Negotiable depending on experience, skill and salary history of the candidate)
Terms of appointment: This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position, initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and the availability of funding. The ILRI remuneration package for nationally recruited staff in Ethiopia includes very competitive salary and benefits such as life and medical insurance, offshore pension plan, etc.
The ILRI campus is set in a secure, attractive campus in Addis Ababa. Dining and sports facilities are located on site
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