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M&E Officer
Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: 
About US:
The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.
Job Summary:  The Protection M&E Officer will be
responsible for all M&E related program actions (Initiation, project start
implementation and close
out), providing technical M&E leadership
for all program sectors with specific attention to data quality and use. S/he
will assess and address the current M&E identified needs through system set
up and technical support on data collection methods, data analysis, data
quality assurance and result
based management. S/he will also ensure that
quality data collected is entered into a data platform; data analysis is
completed by project teams and will play a key role in the process of reporting
on the impact of the IRC program to relevant stakeholders. S/he will conduct
frequent visits to the field and assess the quality of the program, M&E
work, ensure understanding and compliance with M&E procedures and provide
guidance and coaching to staff in project research activities. S/he will be
part of a consortium team and will be required to work closely with other
M&E staff from consortium partners to support joint activities and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Support compilation
of quantitative and qualitative data to showcase IRC’s protection and WPE
programs, covering all program outcome areas
  • Ensure forms, databases, and record keeping comply with
    international and IRC standards of working with GBV survivors/PSNs and maintain
    the highest levels of confidentiality.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Coordinators, lead the
    development of strong data collection tools and monitoring and evaluation
    plans for the program.
  • Develop and control user access permissions for each database
    according to program management specifications.
  • Ensure efficient systems in place for program staff to collect and
    compile relevant and concise information for routine project reports and
    occasional special reports as required.
  • Support the provision of technical training and capacity building in
    monitoring and evaluation to program staff.
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected
    by Program staff and to verify the accuracy of the data reported.
  • Support program teams in analyzing and interpreting monitoring and
    evaluation of data.
  • Assist in creating standards for capturing data and its storage in
    the database in accordance to the IRC Measurement universal expectations.
  • Support the Country M&E Manager to ensure that donor, partner,
    and Senior Management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely
  • Assist the Country M&E Manager and program Heads in implementing
    the IRC’s monitoring for Action standards.
  • Provide the supervisor, Technical coordinators, program staff and
    districts with monthly reports on indicator trends.
  • Provide regular feedback to the program teams on project
    implementation through monthly reports on indicator trends and learning.
  • Assist in preparation of donor reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC)
    Protection M&E Officer job must hold a University degree in social
    sciences (i.e. Computer science, gender studies, human rights, Statistics,
  • Post graduate training in M&E will be an added advantage.
  • Two years’ experience in humanitarian or development settings with
    proven success in designing, implementing and operating project M&E
    systems from project initiation to close-out stages.
  • Previous experience in continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel, including creating
    tables and forms, trend analysis, using pivot tables, and
    charting/visualizing data, MS Word, Outlook and Powerpoint
  • Strong belief in and commitment to human rights and gender equality.
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and without judgment; good
    diplomatic and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to use good judgment when making decisions and to take
    accountability for decisions made.
  • Emotional maturity and stability to resolve conflicts in non-violent
    way and maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • High standard of spoken and written English.
  • Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send updated CVs, cover letters and
filled application form, download
, clearly indicating “Pro M&E O – Kyaka II” as the subject to: (The Human Resource and Administration department,
International Rescue Committee)
Deadline: 31st January 2019
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