Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Officer NGO Job Placement – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior Emergency
Response Coordinator
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 Senior
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will primarily ensure that quality data is
obtained in West Nile offices, including for programming related to
livelihoods/cash, protection, gender-based violence, and health. The jobholder
will also oversee the data collection, data cleaning and input, ensuring a
robust data base with analysis and data interpretation on which to base program
decisions.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Technical:
  • Work closely with the program team to
    develop a detailed M&E plan for the West Nile programs based on
    project log frames to track progress against agreed indicators.
  • Keenly track M&E plans and frequently
    provide the district and program team with trend analysis of tracked
    indicators while identifying outliers. 
  • Conduct field visits to the project sites
    in Bidibidi and Imvepi settlements to mentor and coach staff on data
    collection, reporting and data cleaning to inform program reports and
    information management systems.
  • Support program staff to frequently use
    data for program improvement.
  • Actively participate in quality of care
    monitoring together with IRC project staff while ensuring availability of
    data at the settlement sites for assessing program quality.
  • Provide accurate information that informs
    the program and data review meetings.
  • Ensure the availability of data collection
    tools at the sites and for community programming.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date
    database for all programs.
  • Maintain a good record keeping system and
    undertake continuous monitoring and regular evaluation of the project
    activities.
Liaison:
  • Work closely with any existing district
    M&E teams while ensuring that accurate and timely data on the program
    is fed into the district information management systems and program
    reports.
  • Attend relevant meetings to represent
    IRC’s program activities in the district.
Communication/Reporting:
  • Send regular feedback to programs and
    supervisor on project implementation.
  • Provide supervisor, technical
    coordinators, program staff and districts with monthly reports on
    indicator trends.
  • Assist in preparation of donor reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the IRC Senior
    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in statistics, demography, M&E or related field. A Master
    degree or Bachelors plus an advanced certificate in M&E, statistics or
    economics preferred. 
  • A minimum of four (4) years working
    experience in humanitarian or development settings with proven success in
    designing, implementing and operating project M&E systems from project
    initiation to close-out stages.
  • Previous experience in data quality
    assessments and oversight
  • Prior exposure and experience working with
    district teams and building the district capacity in data collection,
    reporting and analysis.
  • Experience in data analysis, trend
    analysis and interpretations.
  • Experience in continuous quality
    improvement processes.
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation
    methodologies.
  • Previous work with an NGO in similar
    program.
  • Good experience in monitoring and evaluation
    of programs.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Ability to enhance good interpersonal
    relationship.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A good command of both written and spoken
    English.
  • Good knowledge and application of
    Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join
International Rescue Committee in this capacity are encouraged to apply online
by clicking on the link below.
Deadline: 24th May 2017

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