Monitoring and Evaluation Officer


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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

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Job Title:                 Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (National Position)        

Reporting to:          Monitoring and Evaluation Manager                         

Job Based at:          Addis Ababa with travel to the fields

Length of Contract:    3 months with possible extension


Being an employee of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Ethiopia is expected to represent NRC in a responsible manner and always act in accordance with NRC’s Code of Conduct.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will support the country office in the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities through data management (data entry, collation, analysis, interpretation and reporting), updating and maintaining databases and proper project documentations. The officer will also be the primary contact person in handling M&E activities for emergency projects.

Generic responsibilities:

·         Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines

·         Implement delegated support function portfolio according to plan of action

·         Handle M&E functions especially of emergency projects

·         Ensure documentations

·         Promote and share ideas for improvement

·         Provide support for effective implementation of the M&E systems

·         Ensure timely and accurate reporting as per NRC requirements and expectations


Specific Responsibilities:

 Provide support in ensuring that the country M&E framework is implemented as per country M&E SOPs 

  • Undertake regular field visits to monitor project implementations and give supports
  • Ensure tracking sheets, online Global Output and Outcome Reporting system (GORs) and other regular M&E reports are updated with the desired quality  for all area offices
  • Support period assessments such as need assessments, baselines, midterm and end line evaluation of programs that require country office support including engagement in tools development, data collection and analysis
  • Support in reviewing project proposals and provide inputs on project target setting and logical framework development 
  • Support the use of digital data collection methods using mobile phone
  • Engage in emergency projects monitoring and evaluation undertakings
  • Share learning from M&E process and document about overall programming especially from emergency projects
  • 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 and based on the needs and requirements
  • Support technical support and capacity building initiatives on M&E related topics
  • Work collaboratively with different programmes for strengthening integration and cross-learning
  • Any other duties that may develop over the duration of the contract and assigned by the line manager

Job Requirements:

Context/Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

·           BA/MA/MSc in Economics, Statistics, social sciences or other related discipline 

  •   At least minimum three years of experience in M&E role in humanitarian/development project
  •   Experience working in Multi sectoral and integrated programmes
  •   Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  •   Have profound skill on Analytical and research
  •   Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel among other packages of MS Office.
  •   Experience on working with Data analysis software/programmes
  •   Willing to undertake regular field visits
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, facilitation skills and writing skills
  •   Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  •   knowledge of English language both written and spoken
  •   Knowledge of the context the organization operates  
  •   Understanding of various donor’s requirement
  •   Ability to work under pressure


How to Apply

All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send in their application letters including updated curriculum vitae with day-time telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees only through Applications should reach NRC latest by August 22, 2018 at 5:00 pm.  

NB: only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

“Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply!”
Aug 22, 2018

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