Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

at NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council)
Location Jijiga, Ethiopia
Date Posted November 30, 2022
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


1.     Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the M&E Officer position is to contribute with specific technical competences to project design and implementation. M&E Officer will provide technical support to area staff pertaining to M&E, and build their capacity by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, cost efficient and meaningful M&E systems.

 Generic responsibilities

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidelines and standards;
  • Ensure compliance with country- and regional M&E framework and tools, and NRC handbooks, guidelines and standards, and ensure implementation M&E systems in Oromia/SNNPR area, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools;
  • Support programme staff in planning and executing M&E, including data collection methodology and tools, and data management, analysis and use;
  • Ensure a good documentation at field level;

Specific responsibilities

  • Compile data for indicator tracking sheets, PCM tracker and other regular M&E reports, and ensure timely submission;
  • Undertake regular field visits to monitor project activities and provide technical support to project implementation teams and feedback to programme team
  • Support periodic assessments such as need assessments, baselines, midterm and end line evaluation of programs/post distribution monitoring (PDM),
  • Participate and work with CC on data feeding. management, analysis and reporting to finalize project design and closure
  • Support in reviewing project proposals and provide inputs on project target setting and logical framework development;
  • Support the development of standard M&E tools for collection of data for output, outcome and impact level indicators in collaboration with relevant programme staff;

Job Requirements


1. Professional competencies

Generic competencies:

  • BA/MA/MSc in economics, statistics, social sciences, rural development, or other relevant educational background combined with professional experience;
  • At least 3 years’ experience from working with M&E in a humanitarian/recovery context, preferably with multi sectoral and integrated programmes;
  • Experience with principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in emergency response and/or development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods;
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access);
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the operating context in Somali Region;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, facilitation skills and writing skills;
  • Strong organisational and team working skills;
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential, and good cultural awareness and sensitivity.

 2. Behavioural competencies

  • Strategic thinking
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Analysing
  • Handling insecure environments
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