Norwegian Refugee Council Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Norwegian Refugee Council Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Description

Job Title:

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (National Position)

    Reporting to:

  • Area Manager

    Job Based at:

  • Assosa with frequent travel to all field locations

    Length of Contract:

  • One year with possible extension

    Being an employee of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Ethiopia is expected to represent NRC in a responsible manner and always act in accordance with NRC’s Code of Conduct.

    Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The purpose of the M&E Officer position is to contribute with specific technical competences to project implementation. M&E Officer will provide technical support to area staff pertaining to M&E, and build capacity by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, cost efficient and meaningful M&E systems.

    Generic responsibiliti

  • 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 Assosa area, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools;
  • Participate in programme design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for M&E;
  • Support programme staff in planning for and executing M&E, including data collection methodology and tools, and data management, analysis and use;
  • Provide specific capacity building and training of programme staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas;
  • Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options;
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist;

    Specific Responsibilities:

  • Compile data for indicator tracking sheets, online Global Output and Outcome Reporting System (GORS) and other regular M&E reports, and ensure timely submission to CO;
  • Undertake regular field visits to monitor project activities and provide technical support to project implementation teams;
  • Undertake assessments such as need assessments, baselines, midterm and end line evaluation of programs, outcome monitoring, post distribution monitoring (PDM), in collaboration with M&E team at country office when required;
  • Oversee the systematic and continuous data collection and analysis on the progress of activities over time and monitor results in terms of timeliness, quality and accuracy in line with the logical framework approaches(LFAs), best practice and project management;
  • 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;
  • Prepare and report on M&E’s activities and plans of action at NRC meetings and other related platforms for information sharing;
  • Support the use of digital data collection methods using mobile phone;
  • Provide capacity building training on Project Cycle Management, data collection and analysis;
  • Share learning from M&E process and document case/success stories overall programing share with the wider team;
  • Ensure proper filling of documents online (Office365) and in hardcopies.
  • Any other duties that may develop over the duration of the contract and assigned by the line manager.

    Job Requirements

    Context/Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • BA degree preferably /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;
  • Understanding of data and information needs for program management. Learning and decision making
    Strong analytic (quantitative and qualitative) and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access);
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audience through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
    Knowledge of the refugee and IDP contexts in Assosa area;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, facilitation skills and writing skills;
    Strong organisational and team working skills;
  • Experience with digital data gathering will be an added advantage
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential, and good cultural awareness and sensitivity.

    How to Apply

  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
  • Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send in their application letters including updated curriculum vitae with day-time telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees only through our website (If it is possible, attach photocopies of the most relevant educational certificates/testimonials). Applications should reach NRC latest by January 6th, 2019.
  • NB: only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
  • “Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and on-the-job training will be provided!”

  • For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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