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Vacancy Anouncement from EWNRA

EWNRA is seeking a competent   professional for the position of Participatory, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PPME) Officer for South West projects based in Metu Town. We invite interested candidates to apply for the vacant post.

Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association


Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association (EWNRA) is an Ethiopian Residents Charity Organization, non-political, non-religious and not-for-profit LNGO working in areas of Sustainable Natural Resources Management (forests, wetlands and agro-ecosystems) and Development (livelihoods, etc.) 

With funding from NORAD through the Development Fund of Norway (DF); EWNRA is implementing a project entitled REDD+ Participatory Forest Management southwest Ethiopia in the neighbouring zones namely Agnwa in Gambela, Iluababora in Oromia, Kafa and Sheka zones in South-West Ethiopia Peoples regional states. At present EWNRA is seeking a competent   professional for the position of Participatory, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PPME) Officer and invites interested candidates to apply for the vacant post

Job Title: Participatory, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PPME) Officer

  1. Summary of Job descriptions

Under the supervision of and accountable to the REDD+ PFM project southwest Ethiopia coordinator, the Participatory, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PPME) Officer is responsible to:

  • Facilitate the participatory planning, monitoring and Evaluation processes of forestry/natural resources related projects/programs under implementation in the neighbouring zones of the afore mentioned regions in southwest Ethiopia
  • Lead the project/program data collection and compilation process on regular bases to measure achievement against the performance indicators.
  • Check data quality with partners, maintain and administer the M&E database; analyze and aggregate findings
  • Coordinate project progress reporting, project mid-term review and final evaluation
  • Collaborate with project/program technical teams, community and government stakeholders in the documentation and disseminations of best practices
  • Perform other organizational and project related tasks that may be required by the technical team leader and/or Coordination Office.
  • Qualifications and Experience

 The potential candidate for the post should have MA/MSc degree from recognized Universities/Colleges in Forestry, Agro-forestry, Natural Resource Economics, Agricultural economics and related fields. Besides, she/he should have at least five years and above demonstrable work experience in the areas of forest/natural resource related project/program planning, monitoring and Evaluation, Participatory Forest Management (PFM), REDD+ projects/programs, participatory natural resource management, community-based watershed management, Community Livelihood development etc. NGO experience is an advantage.

  • Additional requirements
  • Competency in computer applications MS offices are required. Other application software’s such as SPSS, STATA, GIS etc have additional assets but not mandatory.
  • Superior command of written and spoken skills in English is mandatory
  • Cooperative, team player, gender sensitive and excellent in interpersonal relationship, have strong commitment and open to learn and share.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Salary: As per the organization’s scale

Terms of employment: One-year (12 months) contract based on successful performance (with possibility of extension for additional years)

Work Location (Duty station): Ilu Ababor zone, Metu town with extensive travel within zones, woredas and kebeles where the program/projects are under implementation in the three neighbouring regions (Gambela, Oromia and South-west Ethiopia)

Closing date: 10 days after this announcement or until December 27, 2023 and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Candidates who fulfil the requirement are invited to submit only their applications together with current curriculum vitae through the email address: in digital form. Please indicate the position on the subject line of the mail while sending your documents.

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