Fresher Information, Monitoring & Reporting Officer US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee

 

Job Title:    Information, Monitoring
& Reporting Officer (Fresher US NGO Jobs)

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Regional Justice and Peace Manager

 

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:  IRC Uganda is currently looking for an
Information, Monitoring and Reporting Officer to carry out activities under the
EU-funded program “Strengthening Integrated Systems to Accelerate Access to
Gender, Child and Youth Justice” with the goal of promoting peaceful and safe
co-existence under the rule of law in Yumbe and Lamwo districts. The
Information, Monitoring and Reporting Officer will be responsible for all
information and M&E related program actions,          providing technical M&E
leadership for the program with specific attention to data quality and use.
S/he will assess the current M&E systems and the current capacity of staff
related to M&E, and based on this address the identified needs through
capacity building 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 compiles
monthly data reports, assists in the narrative components, and prepares quality
presentations for the review meetings while providing data trends to inform
program decisions. S/he works with M&E and PRoL Managers in writing donor
reports and other reports required by the organization. S/he will conduct
frequent visits to the field in Yumbe and Lamwo 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.

 

The Information,
Monitoring and Reporting Officer reports to the Regional Justice and Peace  Manager and is based in Yumbe.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Work
with the program team to develop a detailed M&E plan for the program based
on the project log frame to track progress against agreed indicators.

·       
Track
the M & E plan and frequently provide the program with trend analysis of
tracked indicators while identifying the outliers.

·       
Mentor
and coach team on data collection, reporting and data cleaning to inform
organizational and donor reports.

·       
Supports
program sites and program staff to frequently use data for program improvement.

·       
Support
the program sites to engage in continuous data quality improvement.

·       
Participate
in quality of care/intervention monitoring together with the District and IRC
project staff while ensuring availability of data for assessing program
quality.

·       
Provide
accurate information that informs the program review meetings.

·       
Maintain
an accurate and up to date database for the protection and rule of law.

·       
Maintain
a good record keeping system and undertake continuous monitoring and regular
evaluation of program activities.

·       
Support
the operation of feedback channels (logbook, client satisfaction and engagement
surveys).

·       
Support
the recording of feedback, analysis and accessibility of feedback data for
programmatic decision making.

·       
Overview
preparation of consolidated reports including concise narratives that capture
progress against indicators and provide both management and donors with
accurate and user
friendly
information.

·       
Manage
electronic tools to prevent disorganization (Keep server data confidential).

·       
Support
the M&E Manager to ensure that donor, partner, and Senior Management data
queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.

·       
Provide
to the supervisor, technical coordinators, program staff and districts with
monthly reports on indicator trends.

·       
Liaise
with any existing district/partner M&E teams while ensuring that accurate
and timely data on the program is fed into the district information management
systems and program reports.

·       
Provide
regular feedback to the MEL Manager/protection and rule of law Managers on
project implementation.

·       
Provide
the program staffs with monthly reports on performance against indicators and
trends.

·       
Assist
in preparation of donor program reports.

·       
Perform
any other duty as requested by the Regional Justice and Peace Manager.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee Information, Monitoring
& Reporting Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics,
demography, Economics, M&E or related field;

·       
Advanced
certificate in M&E, statistics is an advantage;

·       
Postgraduate
studies in M&E is an advantage;

·       
At least
2 years’ experience in a similar role either in a humanitarian or development
context with proven success in implementing M&E systems from project
start-up to close
out
stages.

·       
Experience
in data quality assessment and oversight;

·       
Experience
in data analysis, trend analysis and interpretation;

·       
Experience
in data visualization is an advantage;

·       
Experience
in monitoring and reporting;

·       
Knowledge
of the major evaluation methodologies;.

·       
Previous
experience with an NGO in a similar program;

·       
Strong
facilitation skills, and strong understanding of how to safely and accurately
collect feedback from all members of a community regardless of their age,
gender, or other diversity factors;

·       
Strong
communication and interpersonal skills with excellent analysis and writing
skills;

·       
Excellent
analytical, writing skills and fluency in English;

·       
Excellent
analytical, writing skills and fluency in English;

·       
Strong
interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team,
as well as independently.

·       
Flexible
and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.

·       
Computer
literate in MS Word, Excel, internet, power point, etc

 

Please note: This position is open only to Ugandan nationals.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
below.

 

Click
Here

 

The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and
Anti-Retaliation.

 

Deadline: 18th January 2021

 

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