Fresher Urban Monitoring & Evaluation Officer US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job
Title:        
 Urban
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Programme
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 Urban Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will
be responsible for all M&E related program actions (Initiation, project
start
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
objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

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

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

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

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

·        
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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Communication/Reporting:

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

·        
Assist
in preparation of donor reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The
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.

·        
Advanced
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

·        
Strong
belief in and commitment to human rights and gender equality.

·        
Ability
to communicate sensitively and without judgment; good diplomatic and persuasion
skills.

·        
Ability
to use good judgment when making decisions and to take accountability for decisions
made.

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

·        
Experience
in continuous quality improvement processes.

·        
Good
report writing skills.

·        
High
standard of spoken and written English.

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

Please note: This position is open only to Ugandan
nationals

How to Apply:

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

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Here

Deadline: 28th August 2019

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