2 Fresher M&E Officer Job Placements – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:         M&E
Officer (2 Fresher Job Placements)
Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: M&E
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 M&E
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
  • 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
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Ability to enhance good interpersonal
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken
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
Deadline: 8th February 2018
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