Bachelor of Science (BSc) and double Masters (MSc and MPH).
A total of 12 years of professional experience, two years at international post, seven years in international NGOs and three years in public or government organization.
Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant with UNICEF seconded to Ministry of Health and Sanitation
Experience in design and implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of programs or projects knowledge on best practice identification, quality assurance, and international quality standards.
Proposal writing, research, facilitation, learning and knowledge management
Professional in management information system, build and manage database, data analysis and survey design, questioner design, quantitative and qualitative data collection, data edition; descriptive and inferential data analysis, impact evaluation and report writing
Advanced knowledge on M&E frameworks, M&E plan, and Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) Management, supervising of M&E Coordinators/Officers, data collectors and supervisors Knowledge and experience of accountability and participation of beneficiaries and stakeholders
Knowledge and experience on USAID, DFID, UN agencies (UNICEF, UNFPA and WHO), EU, Sponsorship, Individual donors rules and regulations etc.
Diversified knowledge and skills on M&E system for development and emergency contexts as well as health and nutrition, education, child protection, WASH, Gender, food security, and livelihoods
Capacity for training, facilitation, teamwork, interpersonal skills, working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
Excellent in basic MS office applications, internet, statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R, CSPro, DHIS2, WINBugs, Epi-Info and ENA for SMART), GIS and Computer Programming C++).
Communication, liaison and negotiation skills, and working relationship with team and partners, government officials,consultancy companies, UN agencies, NGOs and stakeholders.
Data management and analysis and research of both qualitative and quantitative methods as well as descriptive and inferential statistics using statistical packages SPSS, R, SAS, Stata and Winbugs.
Monitoring and evaluation of development and humanitarian sectors, knowledge management, accountability and learning
Project proposal, project cycle management, training and capacity building, coordination and management, problem solving and time management
The capacity of team work, leadership and management and both written and oral communication skills.
Research, Studies, Evaluations & Survey
Participated in qualitative research on family planning attitude and practices in rural Ethiopia
Conducted qualitative assessment on project implementation status for HIV prevention, World Learning Inc. Ethiopia
Coordinated end of project evaluation for HIV prevention in Large Scale Construction Sites, World Learning Inc. in Ethiopia
Conducted knowledge, attitude and practice assessment for MULU workplace HIV prevention World Learning Inc. in Ethiopia
Conducted baseline survey for adolescent development and reproductive health program, Dec 2013, in West Shoa Zone Save Children International in Ethiopia
Coordinated Quality Learning Environment (QLE) Assessment, Dec 2013, Save the Children in Ethiopia
Conducted baseline survey for “Choices” empowering boys and girls to transform gender norms in West Shoa Zone Ethiopia
Qualitative research “promises” influencing parents' behavior to increase gender equality, Save the Children International in Ethiopia
Conducted Mid-term evaluation for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Somali region Ethiopia
Assessed the effect of Ebola on teenage pregnancy in Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone, May 2015
Conducted final evaluation for protection consortium in International Rescue Committee, Sierra Leone, March 2016
Master of Science: Monitoring and Evaluation03/2015Mekelle UniversityMekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia
Factors Influencing the Intention not to Use Contraceptives among Sexually Active Women in Ethiopia; Journal of the Ethiopian Statistical Association (JESA), volume 20, October 2011, pp 19-32http://www.ethstat.org.et/jesa2011v20.pdf. (Published)
Effectiveness of School Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Interventions on Diarrheal episodes in Dawo Woreda, South West Shoa Zone Ethiopia eda (May 2014)
Econometric analysis of Addis Ababa Tannery Share Company (June 2004)
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager05/2016 to 10/2016International Medical Corps PalestineEast Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Developed performance management plan for health matters project Conducted and coordinated assessments (health facility, emergency preparedness and response, and organizational capacity assessment).
Designed data collection tools, data collection, design data entry template, data analysis and report writing.
Designed, comprehensive M&E tools for IMC and consortium partners and health facilities
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager09/2015 to 03/2016International Rescue Committee Sierra LeoneFreetown, Western Urban
Led the design and implementation of M&E performance plan, log frames and tools for ongoing monitoring, research, and learning activities.
Developed and oversaw the implementation of program-wide mechanisms to measure, analyze, and report progress against set indicators.
Designed all the monitoring forms, entry sheets, and protocols and train partner staff on their use.
Managed partners' reporting of monitoring data and ensured timely submission.
Designed and managed the centralized database and support the coordinator in reviews & planning's.
Identified and reported anticipated changes to output indicators, milestones, targets, and activities to the Consortium Coordinator to ensure timely consultation with the donor.
Prepared, in coordination with protection consortium focal staff and Coordinator, strategic work-plans with clear objectives and achievement benchmarks and long-term and short-term priorities.
Provided regular support to the Consortium Partners' M&E teams, of varying levels of technical skills, through orientations, trainings, and coaching to ensure high performing M&E teams.
Ensured high quality M&E reports to contribute to mandatory donor reporting.
Identified opportunities for sharing learning to improve programming and for advocacy purposes.
Conducted routine monitoring visits to sites to ensure quality implementation of the M&E.
Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant01/2015 to 08/2015UNICEF Sierra Leone, seconded to Ministry of Health and SanitationFreetown, Western Urban
Developed M&E Plan for school and adolescent health and National Strategy for the Reduction of Teenage Pregnancy and coordinate data collection activities as outlined in the M&E Plan
Managed the implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation Plan with UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, Key Ministries and Other Implementing Partners
Assessed the impact of Ebola Outbreak on the M&E activities and assist school and adolescent health program manager and National Coordinator for the Reduction of teenage pregnancy an impact mitigation strategy in the context of the Ebola.
Worked with existing key ministries and strengthen the information management capacity for existing structure such as Health Information Management Systems (HIMS).
Developed a robust Management Information System. Ensured up to date information on the developed mapping system
Worked closely with the five key ministries, the UN and partners in the collection of all necessary data to produce the bi-annual report and Multi-Sectorial Technical Committee (MTC) briefings.
Collaborated with partners in commissioning of school and adolescent health and teenage pregnancy-related research studies to strengthen evidence-based programming and accountability for results
Strengthened and mentored the capacities of M&E focal persons from partners
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Advisor02/2013 to 01/2015Save the Children International in EthiopiaAddis Ababa, Region 14
Acted as technical advisor for several projects and programs on both developments and humanitarian contexts under the following sectors: health, education, nutrition, child protection, WaSH, child rights governance, food security and livelihoods.
Provided essential support to Save the Children's programs by supporting the roll-out of a new Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system.
Provided strategic direction regarding the MEAL approach for Ethiopia programs, and worked with partner organizations to ensure a consistent approach of operations implementation.
Developed MEAL framework and detailed approaches and training materials, provided advice on and monitoring of technical quality and ensuring completion of activities.
Coordinating the M&E systems and tools development, support proposal development, leading on the development of Monitoring and Evaluation Plans, leading baseline surveys, assessment and evaluations, field monitoring and supervision and coordinating and writing donor reports.
Conducted on site and post monitoring and verification processes and supported for informed decision.
Supervising and leading five MEAL coordinators and officers.
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist03/2010 to 02/2013World Learning Inc. EthiopiaAddis Ababa, Region 14
Led the gathering management, documentation and dissemination of information
Developed the required formats and gave training, developed and maintained data base appropriate for the project activities and supervised data collection, recording, reporting and ensured data quality
Prepared and managed research related activities of the project, quantitative and qualitative
Prepared monthly, quarterly and annual, quantitative and qualitative report of the project and ensured timely submission of reports for donors, government agency and partners.
Managed or led the conduct of surveys, reviews and evaluations
Monitoring and Information Officer03/2007 to 02/2010Care International in EthiopiaAwash 7, Afar
Monitored the function of sexual reproductive health and women empowerment including HIV/AIDS (HIWOT) project through collection, compilation and analysis of data as well as established appropriate information systems for the project.
Led and coordinated project level regular qualitative and quantitative assessments and surveys.
Gave technical assistance to regional, province (zonal) and district level health office on M&E
Statistician09/2004 to 02/2007Central Statistical AgencyJimma and Addis Ababa, Oromia
Developed questioner, pretested based on standards, trained data collectors and conducted surveys
Developed and tested, sampling techniques, and analytical methods and applied
Controlled and supervised data collection, cleaning, editing and verification process
Organized and analyzed samples, data sets, models, performed descriptive and inferential analysis
Coordinated the following surveys: agriculture, household income and expenditure, man power, price, commercialization of rural household and non-farm activities in rural areas.
Managed and supervised 25 data collectors and five supervisors.
Training and Workshops
Social Franchise Monitoring and Evaluation workshop May 16-21, 2008 (Nairobi, Kenya)
Training of trainer for Children's International Development and Early Learning Assessment, December 8-13, 2014 (Philippines, Manila)
Trained on Quality of Learning Environment (QLE) data management, analysis and reporting, Oct 26-Nov 01 2014 (Zimbabwe, Harare)
Trained on Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning May 27-30, 14, Save the Children
Trained on basic concept of Monitoring and Evaluation for HIV and AIDS for Africa, 2010
Trained on usage of GPS, GPS Utility Software and Geographic Information System(GIS) for health using ArcGIS April 04 – 08, 2011 (International Rescue Committee (IRC) and USAID)
Participated on 16th International Conference on AIDS & STIs in Africa& Congress on Public health
Health Management Information System (HMIS) Trained, August 07-14, 2007
Trained on statistical packages: SPSS (for 20 hours), SAS (30 hours) and STATA (20 hours), AAU
Trained on advanced statistical analysis technique and literacy boost program and qualified to administer Tangerine electronic data collection and remote support, June 19-23, 14; SCI
Right Based Approach, Learning and Knowledge sharing trained June 11-15, 2007 (Care)
Output-based financial reporting (OBFR) workshop, April 17-19, 2012, Health System 20/20
Training of Trainer (ToT) on Peer Education from Nov 30 – Dec 5, 2010 (WLE, Addis Ababa)
Training of Facilitator for the Participatory Institutional Analysis (PIA) Feb 1-3, 2011 (WLE)
Completed Trainers of training (ToT) on Numeracy Boost held from July 19-25, 14, Ethiopia
Training on Report Writing and Documentation of Best Practice Sept 22 – 25, 2010 (USAID,PCI)
Many short courses certificate through USAID global e-learning center.
Capacity building and Lecture
Provide training for staff and partners on data collections, indicators and data management
Gave training for staff and partners on basic concepts of monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning
Trained staff and partners on monitoring and evaluation and data formats
On job coaching and support for monitoring and evaluation officers and coordinators
Lectured on basic statistics or introduction to statistics to University Students
Member of Ethiopian Statistical Association and Ethiopian Monitoring and Evaluation Association
Gender: Male; Date of Birth: 29/05/1982 G.C Place of Birth: Shoa, Ethiopia; Nationality: Ethiopian; Health: Well
Reading, research and investigation, visit new places and Watch TV
English (bi-lingual): working language, high level speaking, reading and writing (S5/R5)
AfaanOromoo (mother tongue)& Amharic (native):high-level speaking, reading and writing (S5/R5)