Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Officer NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organization: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:
About US:
The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 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.
Job Summary: The
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer will provide
technical support to ECHO consortium projects and oversee all MEAL related
activities, including assisting project teams in defining indicators,
developing data collection tools and data collection methodologies, and leading
data assessments and project audits in Kyaka II field office. The Officer will
collaborate closely with the Country MEAL Coordinator, Consortium MEAL
Coordinator and program team to ensure compliance with DRC’s MEAL requirements
and best practices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
full compliance with DRC’s Minimum Monitoring Evaluation, Accountability and
Learning Standards in all projects implemented by Kyaka II field office.
regular protection monitoring among project beneficiaries to better understand
the existing and potential risks they are vulnerable to and make feasible
the development of MEAL components of ECHO Consortium projects, including the
development and refinement of indicators and MEAL plan. MEAL plans and DIP will
be developed in close collaboration with program teams and will be used to
populate Consortium Performance Monitoring Tracker (PMT), which will be used by
the consortium steering unit and MEAL teams to provide monthly updates and
analysis of progress against indicators.  
In close
collaboration with the Consortium MEAL Coordinator and the program team,
develop sector-specific data collection tools and ensure their proper use by
implementing teams. The position will ensure the timeliness and quality of data
collection, and ensure all captured data is managed according to protection
information management standards and best practices. 
collaboration with the Consortium MEAL Coordinator, lead field-level
assessments, including baseline, mid-term, end-line and post-distribution
monitoring surveys. 
monthly analysis reports with updates on the implementation status of all
assigned projects. This will entail flagging areas of concern, developing
recommendations for corrective actions to share with the Area Manager,
implementing teams and Consortium MEAL Coordinator, and documenting lessons
collaboration with the Consortium MEAL Coordinator, facilitate field-level
learning events to capture, document and disseminate lessons learned for
internal and external purposes. 
the guidance of the Consortium MEAL Coordinator, conduct internal project
audits with an eye to ensuring means of verification are documented and reflect
data reported by the implementing teams. 
and conduct MEAL-related capacity building needs and opportunities for DRC’s
program staff in Kyaka II field office and assume responsibility for
facilitating trainings on beneficiary feedback and response mechanisms.
responsibility for the implementation of and compliance with DRC Uganda
Beneficiary Feedback and Response Mechanism, and all associated tools and SOPs,
in the Kyaka II field office.
support in preparing and reviewing reports and verifying consistency between
collected data, means of verification and donor reports.
proper collection of data and indicators follow-up on a daily, weekly or
monthly basis
Set up
an archiving system for sources of verification and work with program teams to
ensure these are available and filed
the expansion of mobile data collection approaches and platforms among the
field Office staff.
and analyze consortium information and database and evaluate performance to
discover ways of enhancing it
proper documentation of all MEAL processes and outcomes (including ensuring
outcome monitoring is conducted to ensure change in practices and behaviours
are measured overtime).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability
& Learning Officer job must hold a University degree in statistics,
economics, Public Health, social sciences, IT or related discipline
Graduate Diploma in M&E      
At least
four years of MEAL experience within the humanitarian or NGO field. 
experience translating log frames and results frameworks into monitoring plans,
developing data collection tools and protocols, leading data collection and
management process, designing and managing databases, and analyzing data. 
technical skills in monitoring and evaluation and experience with both
qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
analytical, presentation, and report writing skills.
using software applications such as Excel, Access, or statistics software such
experience with electronic or mobile data collection.
Hands on
experience with Protection Information Management system.
English (fluent), Swahili
of working with UN or Non-Governmental Organizations.
in training and capacity-building of staff.
to humanitarian principles and values.
of gender, protection and human rights.
of refugee crisis.
How to Apply:
All Interested
candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit
updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited
for the post.
Deadline: 26th May 2020
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