Fresher Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)



Job Title:    Monitoring, Evaluation,
Accountability & Learning Assistant

Organization:  Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Base Manager


About US:

The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.


Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and
Learning Assistant will provide technical support to the ECHO consortium
project in Nakivale and oversee all MEAL related activities, including assisting
project teams in defining indicators, developing data collection tools and data
collection methodologies, and playing a major role in assessments and project
audits in Nakivale II field office. The Assistant will collaborate closely with
the MEAL Officer in Kyaka, Country MEAL Coordinator, Consortium MEAL
Coordinator and program team to ensure compliance with DRC’s MEAL requirements
and best practices.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the development of MEAL components of ECHO Consortium projects, including the
development and refinement of indicators and MEAL plan.

In close
collaboration with the Consortium MEAL Coordinator and the program team,
develop sector-specific data collection tools and ensure their proper use by
implementing teams. The position will ensure the timeliness and quality of data
collection, and ensure all captured data is managed according to sector
information management standards and best practices.

collaboration with the Consortium MEAL Coordinator, lead field-level
assessments, including baseline, mid-term, end-line and post-distribution
monitoring surveys. Produce monthly analysis reports with updates on the
implementation status of all assigned projects. This will entail flagging areas
of concern, developing recommendations for corrective actions to share with the
Area Manager, implementing teams and Consortium MEAL Officer, and documenting
lessons learned.

collaboration with the Consortium MEAL Coordinator, facilitate field-level
learning events to capture, document and disseminate lessons learned for
internal and external purposes.

the guidance of the Consortium MEAL Coordinator conduct internal project audits
with an eye to ensuring means of verification are documented and reflect data
reported by the implementing teams.

and conduct MEAL-related capacity building needs and opportunities for DRC’s
program staff in Nakivale field office and assume responsibility for
facilitating trainings on beneficiary feedback and response mechanisms.

responsibility for the implementation of and compliance with DRC Uganda
Beneficiary Feedback and Response Mechanism, and all associated tools and SOPs,
in the Nakivale field office.

support in preparing and reviewing reports and verifying consistency between
collected data, means of verification and donor reports.

proper collection of data and indicators follow-up on a daily, weekly or
monthly basis

Set up
an archiving system for sources of verification and work with program teams to
ensure these are available and filed

the expansion of mobile data collection approaches and platforms among the
field Office staff.

and analyze consortium information and database and evaluate performance to
discover ways of enhancing it

proper documentation of all MEAL processes and outcomes (including ensuring
outcome monitoring is conducted to ensure change in practices and behaviors are
measured overtime


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Monitoring Evaluation
Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant should hold a university degree in
statistics, economics, IT or related discipline. A Post Graduate Diploma in
M&E will be an added advantage.

At least
two years of MEAL experience within the humanitarian or NGO field.

experience translating log frames and results frameworks into monitoring plans,
developing data collection tools and protocols, leading data collection and
management process, designing and managing databases, and analyzing data.

technical skills in monitoring and evaluation and experience with both
qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.

analytical, presentation, and report writing skills.

using software applications such as Excel, Access, or statistics software such

experience with electronic or mobile data collection such as Kobo collect, ODK

Languages:  Fluency in English and local language especially Kiswahili a plus



of working with UN or Non-Governmental Organizations.

in training and capacity-building of staff.

to humanitarian principles and values.

of gender, protection and human rights.

of refugee crisis.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their online applications at the link below.




Deadline: 13th January 2021


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