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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Programme

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 Urban Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will
be responsible for all M&E related program actions (Initiation, project
up, implementation and closeout), providing technical M&E leadership
for all program sectors with specific attention to data quality and use. S/he
will assess and address the current M&E identified needs through system set
up 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 monitoring of activities to assess the quality of the program, M&E
work, ensure understanding and compliance with M&E procedures and provide
guidance and coaching to staff in project research activities. S/he will be
part of a consortium team and will be required to work closely with other
M&E staff from consortium partners to support joint activities and

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

compilation of quantitative and qualitative data to showcase IRC’s protection
and WPE programs, covering all program outcome areas.

forms, databases, and record keeping comply with international and IRC
standards of working with GBV survivors/PSNs and maintain the highest levels of

In close
collaboration with the Coordinators and Programme Manager, lead the development
of strong data collection tools and monitoring and evaluation plans for the

and control user access permissions for each database according to program
management specifications.

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.

the provision of technical training and capacity building in monitoring and
evaluation to program staff.

regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by Program staff
and to verify the accuracy of the data reported.

program teams in analyzing and interpreting monitoring and evaluation of data.

in creating standards for capturing data and its storage in the database in
accordance to the IRC Measurement universal expectations.

the Country M&E Manager to ensure that donor, partner, and Senior
Management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.

the Country M&E Manager and program Heads in implementing the IRC’s
monitoring for Action standards.

the Programme Manager, Technical Coordinators, program staff with monthly
reports on indicator trends.


regular feedback to the program teams on project implementation through monthly
reports on indicator trends and learning.

in preparation of donor reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Urban Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer job should hold a University degree in social sciences
(i.e. Computer science, gender studies, human rights, Statistics, etc.),
postgraduate training in M&E is desirable

Two years’
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.

knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel, including creating tables and forms,
trend analysis, using pivot tables, and charting/visualizing data, MS Word,
Outlook and PowerPoint

belief in and commitment to human rights and gender equality.

to communicate sensitively and without judgment; good diplomatic and persuasion

to use good judgment when making decisions and to take accountability for decisions

maturity and stability to resolve conflicts in non-violent way and maintain
appropriate boundaries.

in continuous quality improvement processes.

report writing skills.

standard of spoken and written English.

to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations.

Please note: This position is open only to Ugandan

How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 28th August 2019

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