Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Duty station: Jigjiga with frequent travel to woredas and sites
Duration and type of contract: Fixed Term
Role and responsibilities
The purpose of the M&E Officer position is to contribute with specific technical competences to project design and implementation.
- Adherence to NRC policies, guidelines and standards;
- Ensure compliance with country- and regional M&E framework and tools, and NRC handbooks, guidelines and standards, and ensure implementation M&E systems in Oromia/SNNPR area, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools;
- Support programme staff in planning and executing M&E, including data collection methodology and tools, and data management, analysis and use;
- Ensure a good documentation at field level;
- Compile data for indicator tracking sheets, PCM tracker and other regular M&E reports, and ensure timely submission;
- Undertake regular field visits to monitor project activities and provide technical support to project implementation teams and feedback to programme team
- Support periodic assessments such as need assessments, baselines, midterm and end line evaluation of programs/post distribution monitoring (PDM),
- Participate and work with CC on data feeding. management, analysis and reporting to finalize project design and closure
- Support in reviewing project proposals and provide inputs on project target setting and logical framework development;
- Support the development of standard M&E tools for collection of data for output, outcome and impact level indicators in collaboration with relevant programme staff;
1. Professional competencies
- BA/MA/MSc in economics, statistics, social sciences, rural development, or other relevant educational background combined with professional experience;
- At least 3 years’ experience from working with M&E in a humanitarian/recovery context, preferably with multi sectoral and integrated programmes;
- Experience with principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in emergency response and/or development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods;
- Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access);
- Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
- Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
- Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
Context related skills, knowledge and experience:
- Knowledge of the operating context in Somali Region;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, facilitation skills and writing skills;
- Strong organisational and team working skills;
- Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential, and good cultural awareness and sensitivity.
2. Behavioural competencies
- Strategic thinking
- Planning and delivering results
- Working with people
- Communicating with impact and respect
- Handling insecure environments
“Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and on-the-job training will be provided!”
ABOUT THE TEAM
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s representation with the IASC and UN agencies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in around 31 countries with approximately 14’000 staff. NRC employs a rights based approach, challenging those with responsibility to uphold the rights of displaced people set out within national and International Laws. NRC endeavors to secure the acceptance of local stakeholders for activities and is committed to the principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.
NRC seeks to engage with all relevant actors in order to promote the full respect for the rights of displaced and vulnerable people; secure and maintain access for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of durable solutions. NRC Geneva, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), are NRC’s primary presence in Geneva.