Earn 1,000 Dollars Monthly as Monitoring and Evaluation Trainee at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
 Kampala, Uganda
Salary: USD 1,000 /month plus international travel to and from Uganda,
accommodation & insurance.
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private,
independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee
cause in more than twenty five 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.
The protection and assistance to conflict affected
population is provided within a long-term, regional and rights-based approach
in order to constitute a coherent and effective response to the challenges
posed by today’s conflicts. Assistance consists of relief and other
humanitarian aid, rehabilitation, support to return and repatriation as well as
promotion of long-term solutions to displacement and its causes. In addition,
support and capacity building of local and national authorities and NGOs form
an integral part of DRC’s work.
Job Summary: The Danish
Refugee Council (DRC) Monitoring and Evaluation Trainee will be responsible for
monitoring and evaluation of the various programmes implemented by DRC-DDG
Uganda in close liaison with implementing staff, program Managers and the
M&E Officer. The M&E Trainee will be responsible for mixed method data
collection, information management, data analysis, report writing and
continuous development of evaluation and assessment methods.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Actively
    contribute to development and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation
    for DRC Uganda’s projects country wide in close collaboration with the
    M&E officer
  • Carry
    out field data collection including frequent travels to field locations
    across the country
  • Support
    in developing tools for data collection, both quantitative and
    qualitative, and provide constructive assistance to field managers with
    data collection
  • Assist
    in data analysis, drawing accurate conclusions, and present them in usable
    form for the country program.
  • Assist
    in drafting finalization of M&E reports, including impact monitoring
  • Participate
    in/conduct workshops and training within and outside the organization as
    may be required.
  • Be
    flexible / willing to take up additional tasks as may be required.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    ideal candidate for the aforementioned opportunity should hold a Master’s degree
    in relevant field (e.g. political or social sciences, development studies,
  • Proficiency
    in English – written & spoken
  • At
    least two years of relevant experience
  • Excellent
    analytical, report writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrated
    knowledge in M&E concepts, incl. practical use of log-frames and
    impact monitoring
  • Proven
    experience in quantitative data collection and statistical data analysis.
  • Demonstrated
    experience in conducting interviews and focus group discussions
  • Keen
    interest in refugee matters and humanitarian work and respectful attitude
    towards individuals in a vulnerable situation
  • Commitment
    to spend up to 50% of time on field work in West Nile, Karamoja and
    Western Uganda
  • Willing
    to be part of a hard working team with ambitions of ensuring monitoring
    and evaluation of high methodological quality in order to inform project
    development and to ensure organizational learning.
  • Strong
    interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity, and demonstrated ability to
    establish effective working relations with the other team members and
    other stakeholders.
  • Ability
    to work under pressure and to work with minimal supervision.
  • Possession
    of Public information & communications skills, including use of
    InDesign or other lay-outing software 
    will be an added advantage
  • Skills
    in GIS is an added advantage
to Apply: 
qualified candidates are encouraged to send their applications that should be
in English and include the following:
  • A cover letter (1 page)
    in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you
    meet the qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.
  • Concise and accurate CV
    (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualifications,
    relevant training courses, work experience, name and contact details of
    three relevant references. 
complete documents can be uploaded online at the web link below
23rd February 2015.
NB: If you have problems uploading your application, please
contact job@drc.dk.
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