Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection and Rule of Law Manager
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.
IRC is working in collaboration with OPM, UNHCR and other agencies to provide multi-sector assistance program in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in Yumbe District, which is now home to approximately 20,000 South Sudanese refugees.
Job Summary: The Protection Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for the development of harmonized tools and setting up systems for the protection program to ensure quality analysis, management, reporting and evidence based programming for the protection program. The Protection M&E Specialist will offer support in tracking of progress, reviewing of processes, and consolidating of results. The Protection M&E Specialist will also be responsible for providing guidance to the protection team on the use of data collection tools, ethics and methodologies to ensure the highest quality standards possible.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Data Collection and Systems:
· Compile quantitative and qualitative data to showcase IRC’s protection program, covering all program outcome areas
· Work in close collaboration with the Protection and Rule of Law Manager and Coordinator lead the development of strong data collection tools and monitoring & evaluation plans for the protection program
· Ensure efficient systems in place for program staff to collect and compile relevant and concise information for routine project reports and occasional special reports as required
· Provide training and capacity building in M&E to technical/implementation staff to ensure effective and accurate data collection
· Develop data collection and monitoring guidelines, formats and tools
· Ensure that data are recorded and stored effectively
Program tracking, reporting and evaluation:
· Support program teams in analyzing and interpreting M&E data
· Support program teams to document lessons learned and its incorporation in current and new programs and projects
· Manage the preparation of consolidated reports including concise narratives that capture progress against indicators and provide both management and donors with accurate and user-friendly information
· Build staff capacity in report writing and M&E by facilitating trainings and providing one-on-one follow-up support
· Provide input and feedback as needed into project design, including comments on project documents, theory of change and project log frames from M&E perspective
· Support integration efforts across program sectors working with other program coordinators and managers to.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
· The ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Protection Monitoring and Evaluation Officer should hold a University Degree in international law, human rights law, international relations, social sciences, or other related field;
· Previous experience in Monitoring and Evaluation particularly in protection or related field in emergency and conflict contexts.
· Previous experience in emergency settings / conflict areas.
· Prior experience in capacity building
· Excellent interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
· Excellent analytical and written skills, and good computer skills
· Fluency in English
· Additional qualities: ability to multi-task, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, adaptability to transitions
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 17th September, 2016
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