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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies.

As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

Job Responsibilities

Support the establishment and maintenance of monitoring systems, including:


  • Ensure that monitoring plans are in place for all appeals and plans.
  • Develop and maintain monitoring schedules for all programmes and projects
  • Establish system to remind and prompt personnel to submit monitoring reports against schedules set for all projects and programmes
  • Provide technical leadership to ensure monitoring systems include SMART indicators that demonstrate impact or progress, reliable data collection methods and analysis of program and project results.
  • Provide technical support during program and project design phase to ensure indicators are well aligned with regional and global results-matrices
  • Help design and maintain indicator and qualitative data platforms, such as Excel, Survey-monkey, Google
  • Analytics; develop and maintain survey instruments for learning activities and analytics
  • Provide project management support by facilitating the use of regular monitoring reports for analysis and decision making
  • Aggregate and evaluate monitoring results and feedback across the region and technical domains to enable effective program and project management and organizational learning
  • Participate in relevant internal and external networks to stay current on trends and technology related to monitoring; propose new tools for continuous improvement and learn.

    Support evaluations through technical leadership and management, including:

  • Advise sector leads, country and cluster leads on the utility and relevance of formative and assumptive evaluation designs and provide advice to ensure rigor in methodology and conclusions.
  • Draw on various evaluation designs such as Mixed Methods, Rapid Appraisal, Case Study, Interrupted time series and longitudinal, participatory, pattern analysis and Cross sectional designs to advise colleagues.
  • Identify opportunities for participatory evaluation and integration with Community Engagement and Accountability to ensure evaluations consider community input
  • Identifies standard sources of bias that effect data validity using different methods and distinguish between standard types of statistics and types of quantitative data used to present and analyze evaluation findings, including frequency distributions, cross tabulation, significance tests, and variance analysis.
  • Use qualitative data when applicable and advise on qualitative data collection methods and good practices (including interview skills, focus group facilitation, and survey design and response categories).
  • Appropriately uses qualitative data analysis techniques including coding
  • Advise on sampling techniques (such as random, stratified, and purposive) and their applications and relevance for a selected evaluation or methodology.
  • Advise on the utility of various types of data collection and analysis tools using computer software and IT. (e.g., SPSS, Survey Monkey, Computer assisted Content Analysis)
  • Provide quality control during the review and comment phase throughout an evaluation process.
  • Lead negotiations with external partner and lead author on evaluations where necessary.
  • Participate in relevant internal and external networks to stay current on trends and technology related to monitoring; propose new tools for continuous improvement and learning

    Support effective communication of monitoring and evaluation information

  • Ensure the collation of inclusion of appropriate program and project monitoring and evaluation information into external and internal reports
  • Ensures best practices are captured and disseminated; propose and lead the production of large-scale evaluation material
  • Provide regular feedback and reports the Executive Team on the status of monitoring and evaluation against indicators and schedules.
  • Provide constant communication and support to ensure Country and Cluster offices are aware of their monitoring and evaluation obligations.
  • Aggregate and evaluate monitoring results and feedback across the region and technical domains to enable effective program and project management and organizational learning
  • Collate, write or manage evaluation reports and teams as necessary

    Qualifications

  • University degree, or equivalent, in relevant discipline (International Relations, Humanitarian Affairs, etc.)
  • Relevant post-graduate degree or MBA (or equivalent)
  • Relevant professional training or relevant experience in monitoring, performance-based management, planning or evaluation
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in corporate reporting and planning
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in an international setting.
  • Experience working in the developing countries
  • Experience working in the Africa Region
  • People Management experience
  • Experience developing, communicating and implementing business plans

    Knowledge, Skills and Languages

  • Demonstrated capacity for analytical and strategic thinking
  • Superior writing and editing skills
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills; ability to build and strengthen internal networks
    Expertise in planning processes.
  • Conducting and/or supervising needs assessments and surveys, data analysis
  • Fluently spoken and written English

    Competencies and Values

  • Communication
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • National Society and Customer Relations
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Building Trust

    How to Apply

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