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Regional Monitoring & Evaluation Jobs Norwegian Refugee Council

The Regional M&E Coordinator will provide strategic and technical support to the NRC’s monitoring and evaluation efforts. NRC in the region requires M&E standards, systems and practices that will increase its capacity to produce, measure and demonstrate improvements in programme performance and results, internal management, and data-based decision making. The Regional M&E Coordinator will assist country programs in increasing the capabilities of staff to implement M&E systems, tool and practices consistently to improve program quality and impact.

Responsibilities for the Monitoring & Evaluation Job

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools within the region
  • Participate and advise on programme design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for M&E
  • Support programme staff in planning for and executing M&E best practises, including data collection methodology & tools, data management, analysis and usage
  • Support the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, reviews, assessments and monitoring data in programme development, adjustment or review
  • Contribute to organisational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports in the region
  • Capacity building and training of M&E and programme staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas
  • Advise and support M&E and programme staff (regional & country office) in executing M&E plans and utilizing systems
  • Contribute to the design of M&E staffing structure and resourcing, including collaboration with programme staff to identify and plan for M&E needs
  • Liaise with and advise country office, regional and head office M&E Staff.

Responsibilities for the Monitoring & Evaluation Job

  • Support the rollout and implementation of NRC M&E frameworks, plans and standardization of data collection methods, tools, templates and guidelines; regionally and at country office levels
  • In collaboration with regional programme and core competency advisors, support deployment and use of M&E guidance and tools for primary programming sectors in the region
  • Work with countries and support in monitoring of project activities, ensuring that activities are carried out as planned or adapted to changed circumstances
  • Support countries in the region with tools and appropriate methodologies for assessments of beneficiary needs, so that results are actionable and easily communicated
  • Support the evaluation of projects including mid-term, final or impact project evaluations, ensuring that activities are effectively and responsively addressing beneficiary needs
  • Provide hands-on technical assistance to country offices in the region by contributing technical inputs to or reviewing M&E components of project proposals
  • Contribute actively to an M&E learning community within NRC, support efforts to enhance M&E systems and standards across the organization
  • Coordinate with M&E staff at HQ, other regions and peer organization in developing best practices, facilitate lessons learned and coordination
  • Consolidate output and outcome data from programme reports to inform NRC reporting. Map capacity building needs in the region and support training of programme and M+E support staff on M+E technical and conceptual areas
  • Support M&E and programme staff in implementation of mobile data collection system and other initiatives within the region.

Qualifications for the Monitoring & Evaluation Job

  • University degree preferably in statistics, operations research, quantitative analysis, public policy, economics, or other social science fields, with advanced training in rigorous empirical research and evaluation methodologies
  • Experienced professional with a minimum of 8 years working at a senior level of M&E design and implementation. Experience required in contemporary qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method evaluations involving major international donor programs
  • Thorough familiarity with principles and current approaches to M&E using both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Demonstrated significant experience in monitoring and evaluation for large and complex programs, providing specific, sound, and rigorous M&E technical assistance
  • Extensive experience in developing baseline research, logic models, data collection and analysis, mid-term evaluation, and outcome evaluation
  • Understanding of donor expectations and trends in M&E
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring, and other formal and non-formal methods
  • Solid experience of work with windows based computer software, SSP, GIS, excellent at excel and use of Digital
  • Data Gathering (DDG) technology
  • Experience in conducting M&E activities in highly insecure context and for programme using community based approach (including data collection, statistical analysis, qualitative research, outcome monitoring and dissemination of results)
  • Experience in designing survey and research tools, organizing and delivering training workshops, managing community mobilization and advocacy activities for local non-governmental organizations
  • Ability to work closely with field based national staff and experience in various staff training
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Education level: College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal Qualities

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Coping with change
  • Working with people
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Language
  • English

We Offer
Duty station: Nairobi
Contract period: 12 Months with possibility of extension
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Nairobi.
Miscellaneous info
Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Deadline for application:30/11/2016

 

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