Norwegian Refugee Council Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Norwegian Refugee Council Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 220970

Category: Social Sciences and Community

Location: Bulle Hora and all fields, Oromia

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

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


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is present in five regions in Ethiopia, providing refugees and internally displaced people with emergency relief and help them to rebuild their lives.

NRC works within the sectors of Education, Shelter, WASH, Livelihood and Food Security, ICLA (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance), and Child Protection.

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 responsibilities:

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

    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/post distribution monitoring
    (PDM), in collaboration with M&E team at country office when required;

  • 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;

  • Support the use of digital data collection methods using mobile phone;

  • Implement delegated support function portfolio according to plan of action;

  • Ensure proper filing of documents online (Office365) and in hardcopies.

    Job Requirements

    Generic 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 Oromia/SNNP Regions;

  • Knowledge of the local languages (Oromifa and/or Gedeo) is an advantage;

  • 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.

    Behavioural competencies

  • Strategic thinking

  • Planning and delivering results

  • Working with people

  • Communicating with impact and respect

  • Analysing

  • Handling insecure environments

    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 through OR (If it is possible, attach photocopies of the most relevant educational certificates/testimonials). Applications should reach NRC latest by September 11, 2019.

    NB: only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

    “Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as NRC offers attractive salary and benefit with on-the-job training opportunities!”

    Norwegian Refugee Council Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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