Based in Cairo, Youth and Development Consultancy Institute (Etijah) founded in 2006 is a specialized nonprofit organization in developing, improving and disseminating development methodologies in the field of youth and community development.  Etijah works on projects in different work areas such as: Good health and well-being, Entrepreneurship and Employment, Education, Community Participation and Citizenship, Women Empowerment.


The Monitoring and Evaluation specialist will be responsible of projects’ data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency all along the project implementation period. S/he may be assigned to focus on supporting one or more specific grants or projects.  

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Developing project-level Theories of Change, Results Frameworks, related MEAL system tools and components.
  • Monitoring: Implementing monitoring activities, including timely collection of quality data, set up and maintenance of databases, facilitation of participatory reflection on monitoring results, and submission of timely progress reports
  • Evaluation: Supporting project and program evaluations and reviews by ensuring the quality of evaluation methods, tools, and data and facilitating the use of evaluation results to inform decision-making and enhance learning.
  • Accountability: Improving Etijah accountability to a range of stakeholders through increased participation, transparent communication, responsive feedback mechanisms and adherence to internal and external quality standards and requirements.
  • Learning: Promoting knowledge management and collaborative learning processes at the project, program and institutional levels, Generate strong evidence for projects and programmatic learning that drive corrective actions and decision-making.
  • Provide technical support for project monitoring design initiatives including: tool design, data collection processes, and analysis methods
  • Contribute to donor proposals and reports, through high quality analysis of reports and interpretation of data
  • Support the MEAL team in strategically preparing and reviewing MEAL calendars
  • Provide technical support into MEAL operation manuals to ensure that they are complete, up-to-date, high quality, and contain tools, data flow maps, and analysis plans that address all information needed for program quality and donor reporting
  • Support learning-to-action events and reflection sessions to systematically analyze data for programmatic use, and to document and incorporate lessons learned into program design and implementation
  • Provide technical support for real-time evaluations, internal end-of-project evaluations, needs assessments, baselines, impact studies, case studies, and other evaluation efforts
  • Ensure that transparent high quality accountability mechanisms are in place for all programs and are regularly monitored and evaluated
  • Ensure that beneficiary feedback is adequately captured, addressed, analyzed, and utilized by program teams
  • Provide support for MEAL plans as part of the proposal submission process, and participate in defining MEAL strategies as part of the business development process

 Position Requirements Required Experience and Competencies

    • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Business, social science, or other relevant discipline.
    • At least 3-5 years of working experience in MEAL, development field and managerial position.
    • Experience working with international donors e.g.: UNFPA, USAID, Caritas France, and ILO
    • Familiarity with principles and current approaches to MEAL of development programs using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic.
    • Proficiency in database development/management, Excel, SPSS, and skills in analyzing, interpreting and communicating information to various stakeholders
    • Significant experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative assessments and surveys (including sound understanding of sampling issues)
    • Proven problem-solving skills and ability to provide practical solutions to operational challenges.
    • Ability to work effectively with diverse teams while maintaining a high level of focus and attention to details.
    • Previous experience with leading and managing studies and consultants
    • Ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training
    • Supervisory experience and management and team building skills
    • Excellent planning and organization skills
    • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
    • Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
    • Demonstrated personal accountability and driven to serve others
    • Willingness to travel to different governorates in Egypt


Interested applicant should submit their application, including their CV and Cover letter, following this link before Saturday, June 17th, 2023 following this link

Please follow the below format for your application documents:

1_ First Name_Last Name_Position_CV

2_First Name_Last Name_Position_Cover Letter

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.