Senior Specialist, M&E Technology – East Africa NGO Careers – International Rescue Committee

 

Job Title:    Senior Specialist, M&E
Technology – East Africa

Organization: International
Rescue Committee

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

 

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:  Are you passionate about using technology to
improve monitoring and evaluation? We are growing our team to improve the use
of technology in M&E. Together we will develop and deploy new data tools,
transition from paper to electronic data collection, and improve our data
flows.

 

 Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

 Deployment
of technologies for data collection

·       
Undertaking
technology needs assessments for IRC programs

·       
Designing
and implementing project plans for countries/programs transitioning to new data
collection tools

·       
Configuration
of non-standard project/program indicators in data collection tools

·       
Ensuring
data validation is well embedded in the structure of data collection tools

·       
Collaborating
with program, IT and supply chain teams to plan purchase of devices

·       
System
training and ongoing end-user support for IRC staff and partners

Supporting data
management, analysis and visualization

·       
Working
from standard XLSX and PBIX templates, setting up indicator database and
dashboard for visualizing M&E data.

·       
Providing
training to M&E staff on indicator databases and dashboards

·       
Undertaking
data quality assessments for current databases

·       
Migration
or transformation of existing project or country level data in to standard data
structures

Understanding user
needs and ensuring these needs are well understood throughout the team

·       
Gathering
user feedback on data tools during and after deployment

·       
Participating
in requirements capturing and user acceptance testing (UAT) for new tools

·       
Sharing
user feedback with colleagues in IT and other team feedback

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Senior Specialist,
M&E Technology – East Africa job placement must have five years of
professional experience, including with technology tools used in
humanitarian/development work.

·       
Experience
of configuring and deploying some or all of Commcare, Kobo, Power BI, SQL
Server or Power Apps

·       
Experience
of providing technology support

·       
Knowledge
of standard methodologies in database design

·       
Experience
of delivering training

·       
Able to
work independently and efficiently in a multifaceted environment

 

Desired

·       
Experience
working in humanitarian development, government or other organization that
focus on serving clients with technology

·       
Experience
of requirements analysis

·       
Experience
of participating in User Acceptance Testing for new IT systems

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
below.

 

Click
Here

 

The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards
for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and
Anti-Retaliation.

 

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