Ended Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant

The Job

Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant – (1)

Location: Sanaa

Vacancy Reference Number: M&EA 01 - Sanaa/20



Under direct supervision of the M&E coordinator in country office, the Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant will be responsible for supporting of the RRM projects planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of all project activities at CO and field level. He/she will use technically appropriate programme monitoring, evaluation, accountability, learning models, and Reporting and information systems to ensure that funded projects are implemented in effective and efficient manner.

Key Working Relationships

  • Regular technical support to project staffs on timely and effective project implementation.
  • Working as a team with other IRY project staffs and other support departments (HR, Finance, Security and Admin)
  • Work in coordination with IRY officers.
  • Regular interaction with project beneficiaries and other community members in the spirit of engaging them in all project implementation stages (planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation) as well as complains/feedback mechanism.

Scope of the Role:

Under the supervision of M&E Coordinator the M&E Assistant will be providing support in monitoring and evaluating projects, incumbent will be responsible for monitoring, evaluation and learning needs of the project and will come up with findings based on the real data to show performance of the projects, the incumbent will also help IRY in strengthening its M&E functions based on his/her experiences from the projects, the incumbent will play role in promotion of key learning's for the improvement of the projects and for wider learning of the organization.

Responsibility for Resources:

  • The staff will take care of any asset issued to him during his tenure and report any loss or damage to the Head of Office or Admin/Finance Officer where this applies.
  • The staff will properly file and safely store all project documents both in hard and soft copies and produce them any time they are required
  • He/she will utilize any hired vehicle or other equipment in favour of project implementation

Key Accountabilities

  • The job holder is accountable for fulfilling his or her roles and responsibilities in line with Islamic values and principles of fairness, humanity, honesty, respect and fair treatment of his/her colleagues and staff. This includes but not limited to:

Project Implementation and Monitoring

  • Together with project staffs, develop project implementation and monitoring matrix as per project/s log-frame/s to ensure all project activities are implemented in timely manner.
  • Develop monthly project work-plans in respect to project goals, objectives and funded project activities in coordination with project teams  & other stakeholders where necessary
  • Monitor targets and actual performance of projects and assist analysis of the data and information to review the Programme’s  progress.
  • Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems for the program, ensuring community participation.
  • Analyse feedback mechanisms data.
  • Participating in and multi-sectorial assessments as required in our areas of operation.
  • To behave at all times in a manner which positively promotes Islamic Relief and its work in operation areas during implementation process
  • Support in conducting monitoring and evaluation activities for the IRY project

Report Preparation & Submission

  • Ensure timely submission and preparation of IRY and other donor reports with support from other appropriate project staffs.
  •  Keeps track of beneficiary numbers according to project indicators, to be submitted at the end of every month.
  • Maintain proper filing systems and storage of all project documents, reports and other relevant technical materials (both hard and soft copies)
  • Test and implement flexible reporting structures and data collection mechanisms
  • Maintain feedback mechanisms of program results for decision making


Experience and Skills

  1. Professional experience of 3 years minimum, among which 1 year in monitoring and evaluation.
  2. Knowledge of challenges and opportunities.
  3. Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Power point)
  4. Good report writing skills in English.
  5. Data collection and management
  6. Analytical and search skills.
  7. Time management and ability to priorities multiple tasks
  8. Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision.
  9. Fluent knowledge of local language
  10. Fluent knowledge of written and oral in English

Special Skills:

Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, facilitating change, problem solving, team player, collaboration, developing teams, interpersonal skills, contributing to team success, negotiating, planning and organization.

Willingness and ability to travel approximately 50% of time.


  • At least Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or relevant field
How to Apply

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  • All applications must include the vacancy reference number in the Reference No.
  • Qualified Females are strongly encouraged to apply  
  • Only Short –listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Employer: Islamic Relief
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 30 January 2020
  • Deadline: 15 February 2020