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: 
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 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
  • 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
  • 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:
(The Human Resource and Administration department, International Rescue
Deadline: 21st March 2018
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