Fresher Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Job Opportunities - International Rescue Committee (IRC)



Job Title:          Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: M&E Manager

About US:
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.

Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for all M&E related program actions (Initiation, project start-up, implementation and close-out), providing technical M&E leadership for all program sectors with specific attention to data quality and use. S/he will assess the current M&E systems and the current capacity of staff related to M&E, and based on this address the identified needs through capacity building and technical support on data collection methods, data analysis, data quality assurance and result-based management. S/he will also ensure that quality data collected is entered into a data platform; data analysis is completed by project teams and will play a key role in the process of reporting on the impact of the IRC program to relevant stakeholders. S/he will conduct frequent visits to the field and assess the quality of the program, M&E work, ensure understanding and compliance with M&E procedures and provide guidance and coaching to staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 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 and Coordinator, lead the development of strong data collection tools and monitoring and 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 support in the provision of technical training and capacity building in monitoring and evaluation to PRoL staff
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by Program staff and to verify the accuracy of the data reported
  • Assist the program teams in analyzing and interpreting monitoring and evaluation of data.
  • Overview preparation of consolidated reports including concise narratives that capture progress against indicators and provide both management and donors with accurate and user-friendly information.
  • Provide input and feedback as needed into project design, including comments on project documents, theory of change and project log frames from monitoring and evaluation perspective.
  • Support integration efforts across program sectors working together with other program coordinators and managers too.
  • Provide support in creating standards for capturing data and its storage in the database in accordance to the IRC Measurement universal expectation.
  • Able to assist in the development of custom tables used to describe donor characteristics so that they are meaningful and not redundant.
  • Manage electronic tools to prevent disorganization (Keep server data confidential).
  • Assist the M&E Manager to ensure that donor, partner, and Senior Management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Assist the M&E Manager and program Heads in implementing the IRC’s monitoring for Action standards.
  • Provide to the supervisor, technical coordinators, program staff and districts with monthly reports on indicator trends.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demography, Economics, M&E or related field. An advanced certificate in M&E, statistics will be of an added advantage
  • Two years’ experience in a similar role either in humanitarian or development settings with proven success in implementing M&E systems from project initiation to close-out stages.
  • Experience in continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Previous experience in data analysis, trend analysis and interpretations
  • Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel, power point and quantitative analysis
  • Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Ability to enhance good interpersonal relationship.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CVs and cover letters clearly indicating the position applied for as the subject to: UA-IRCJobs@rescue.org (The Human Resource and Administration department, International Rescue Committee)

Deadline: 21st March 2018

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