15 Apr 2024

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at Norwegian Aid

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Job Description

Job Summary: 

The position is responsible for providing support to programme/project implementation in monitoring and measuring the impact of programs and activities; communicating M&E information, development of monitoring & evaluation tools, data collection, analysis and interpretation, coordination and follow-up on all field monitoring and evaluation activities, and reporting. The job involves ensuring proper planning, monitoring, evaluation, and learning initiatives resulting to better information for decision-making and strategic planning at the programme and organizational level.

Job Description

  • Effective roll-out of MEAL collection and reporting systems to all staff and partners through training, site visits, manuals, and other technical support as needed.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of appropriate data collection and analysis instruments and methodologies.
  • Maintain donor and/or paper-based donor Management Information System (MIS) for tracking and reporting all quantitative data and information including reporting on the organization’s strategic pillar indicators.
  • Analyze MEAL data and produce reports, factsheets with useful statistical analysis and presentation (charts, tables, histograms, box plots) as necessary in a timely manner.
  • Measure and report on qualitative and quantitative input, process, output, outcome, impact, objective, and goal-level performance indicators for all projects.
  • Represent the organization in different forums on MEAL related issues when required.
  • Contribute to proactive dissemination and use of knowledge gained through MEAL activities among the organizational staff.
  • Provide timely information around project successes to be scaled up as well as challenges to allow ‘course correction’ throughout life of the project.
  • Capacity build organizational staff, partners and contractors on beneficiary accountability.
  • Identify the MEAL training needs of team members and discuss plans with the Programme Manager for internal training.
  • Support field compilation of the quarterly and annual donor reports ensuring data and information reported is of high quality.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Business Management/Administration, Project Planning and Management, Social Sciences, Actuarial Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • At least two-year experience in planning, monitoring & evaluation especially in relevant or related field.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to data accuracy and integrity.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Passion for humanitarian work.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Professionalism: Two-year significant experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning. Experience in grant cycles, strong analytical, problem solving and drafting skills is an added advantage.
  • Communication: Strong interpersonal and communication (written, spoken and presentational) skills.
  • Proficiency in writing proposal and reports in English.
  • Technology Awareness: Fully proficient computer skills and ability to use relevant software applications, in particular information databases, internet/intranet services, library sources, etc.
  • Teamwork: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds with respect for diversity.
  • Managing Performance: Ability to supervise, coach, mentor and develop staff as required.
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Method of Application

All Applications to be sent to [email protected] by 24th April 2024, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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