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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

NRC is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Gambela, Ethiopia. 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job in Ethiopia by NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council)

 

Job Description

Position:                  Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Reports to:                M&E Coordinator

Supervision of:           N/A

Duty station:               Gambella

Project number:          Various

Duration and type of contract: 10 months – fixed term contract

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Being an employee of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Ethiopia the M&E Officer is expected to represent NRC in a responsible manner and always act in accordance with NRC’s Code of Conduct.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The purpose of the M&E Officer position is to contribute with specific technical competences to project design and implementation. M&E Officer will provide technical support to area staff pertaining to M&E, and build their capacity by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, cost efficient and meaningful M&E systems.

Generic Responsibilities:

  •  Adherence to NRC policies, guidelines and standards;
  • Ensure compliance with country- and regional M&E framework and tools, and NRC handbooks, guidelines and standards, and ensure implementation M&E systems in Gambella area, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools;
  • Support programme staff in planning and executing M&E, including data collection methodology and tools, and data management, analysis and use;
  • Ensure a good documentation at field level;

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Compile data for indicator tracking sheets, PCM tracker and other regular M&E reports, and ensure timely submission;
  • Undertake regular field visits to monitor project activities and provide technical support to project implementation teams and feedback to programme team
  • Lead beneficiary verification processes to ensure adherence to eligibility criteria.
  • Support periodic assessments such as need assessments, baselines, midterm and end line evaluation of programs/post distribution monitoring (PDM).
  • Periodically audit beneficiary data to ensure accuracy of targets achieved during implementation.
  • Participate and work with CC on data feeding. management, analysis and reporting to finalize project design and closure
  • Support in reviewing project proposals and provide inputs on project target setting and logical framework development;
  • Support the development of standard M&E tools for collection of data for output, outcome and impact level indicators in collaboration with relevant programme staff;
  • Take role in using digital data collection methods using mobile phone;
  • Ensure proper filing of documents online (Office365) and in hardcopies.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Competences:

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • BA/MA/MSc in economics, statistics, social sciences, rural development, or other relevant educational background combined with professional experience;
  • At least 4 years’ experience from working with M&E in a humanitarian/recovery context, preferably with multi sectoral and integrated programmes;
  • Experience with principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in emergency response and/or development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods;
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access);
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the operating context in Gambella Region;
  • Knowledge of the local languages Amharic, Nuer and /or Agnuak is an advantage;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, facilitation skills and writing skills;
  • Strong organisational and team working skills;
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential, and good cultural awareness and sensitivity.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Analyzing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Team work and team management

 All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

How to Apply

All applicants should apply only through www.nrc.no/vacancies

This Vacancy Announcement is open ONLY to Ethiopian Nationals.

“Qualified Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and on-the-job training will be provided!”