Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator NGO Career Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About Us:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian
organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more
dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for
the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter,
education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and
hygiene sectors.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator will implement NRC M&E system to
promote programme and project performance monitoring and evidence-based
decision-making. The M&E Coordinator will contribute to quality programming
through supporting access to and use of relevant and timely information on
programme scale, relevance, and effectiveness. The M&E Coordinator will
provide technical support to in-country staff pertaining to M&E and build
capacity in the country programme by identifying and supporting the implementation
of effective, cost efficient and meaningful M&E systems.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure maintenance of the M&E system
    including conducting reviews of progress against benchmarks, facilitating
    consultations and trainings, and coordinating reviews and updates.
  • Ensure the implementation of M&E
    guidance, tools and procedures (including consultation with programme
    staff to determine needs and appropriateness, draft documents,
    facilitating consultation on documents, and rolling out finalized
  • Provide technical and surge support to
    field teams on monitoring and evaluation processes with a particular focus
    on data collection and analysis initiatives through regular field visits.
  • Support the use of mobile phone data
    collection by training field staff, creating questionnaire templates and
    providing administrative support.
  • Carry out training on Monitoring and
  • Compile periodic quantitative output
    reports from programme staff.
  • Provide technical and surge support for
    quantitative and qualitative analysis for assessments, donor reports, and
    other processes.
  • Provide support and capacity-building to
    the Monitoring and Evaluation Officers
Key Result Areas:
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and
  • Support and contribute to the development
    and implementation of the M&E system, including M&E SOPs, guidance
    and tools, in line with NRC M&E approaches, standards and procedures.
  • Participate in 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, including, data collection methodology and tools
    and data management, analysis and use.
  • Support the implementation, dissemination
    and use of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data in programme
    development, adjustment or review.
  • Contribute to organisational learning
    through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports.
  • Capacity building and training of
    programme and M&E staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas.
  • Supervise and mentor M&E staff in
    executing M&E plans.
  • Contribute to the design of M&E
    staffing structure and resourcing, including collaboration with programme
    staff to identify and plan for M&E needs

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee
    Council (NRC) Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator job
    opportunity should hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Four years of experience in an
    international NGO preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting,
    including M&E capacity and systems development.
  • Thorough experience with and knowledge of
    principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief
    and development programmes, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of data
    and information needs for programme management and decision-making.
  • Previous experience in facilitating
    capacity building efforts for diverse colleagues, including local partner
  • Proven ability to transfer knowledge to
    diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other formal and
    non-formal methods.
  • High level English language proficiency
    (speaking, reading, writing).
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS
    Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Experience using STATA, SPSS, Epi Info, or
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in
    ODK web-based systems for digital data collection and management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
  • Strong organisational and team working
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and
  • Knowledge of the NGO operations and the
    dynamics of the humanitarian sector is a plus
  • Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel
    and quantitative analysis (STATA preferred)
  • Knowledge and practical skills in ArcGIS
    and Qlik dashboards are significant advantages
  • Excellent communication skills in English
    (Business English is a plus)
  • Proven presentation, training and
    facilitation skills
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of
the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
should apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 7th January 2018
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