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Posted on 27 Apr, 2022
Closing on 15 May, 2022

Job Description

Job Identification: 5921

Job Category: Monitoring and Evaluation

Locations: Aden

Posting Date: 04/27/2022, 01:47 PM

Apply Before: 05/15/2022, 11:59 PM

Degree Level: Bachelor's Degree

Job Schedule: Full time

The role of the M&E Coordinator is to establish and implement systems to promote evidence-based decision-making, Program and project performance, and internal management. The M&E Coordinator will contribute to quality programming through supporting access to and use of relevant and timely information on Program scale, relevance, and effectiveness. Within this context, the M&E Project Coordinator will provide technical support to in-country staff pertaining to M&E, build capacity in the country mission by identifying, and supporting the implementation of effective, cost efficient and meaningful M&E systems.

Generic responsibilities 

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan.

  1. Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  2. Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools.
  3. Participate in Program design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for M&E.
  4. Support Program staff in planning for and executing M&E, including, data collection methodology and tools and data management, analysis and use.
  5. Support the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data in Program development, adjustment or review.
  6. Contribute to organizational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports.
  7. Capacity building and training of Program and M&E support staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas.
  8. Supervise and mentor MEAL support staff in executing M&E plans.
  9. Contribute to the design of M&E staffing structure and resourcing, including collaboration with Program staff to identify and plan for MEAL needs.
  10. Any other task assigned by the line manager and technical supervisor

Specific responsibilities

These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of Program intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly

  • Contribute and participate in periodic and need-based market assessments to inform project design decisions.
  • Implement NRC Yemen MEAL System including, SOPs, plans and tools as well as facilitating the execution of an effective Complaint and Feedback Mechanism (CFM) as per the SOPs.
  • Selection of new areas to be assessed
  • Lead assessments of areas that are recommended by the program team and area management
  • Develop mythologies and questionnaires with the support of the program managers and other Senior staff
  • Lead the analysis of data acquired assessments
  • Write reports with the support of the Program manager, Program coordinators, MEAL Manager and sometimes with inputs from program specialist.
  • Request and plan resources needs that are needed to successful assessments and monitoring exercises (financial, technological or human resources)
  • Support program coordinators in implementing monitoring and evaluation activities and the development of assessment reports (Needs assessment, baseline/endline PDMs, market assessment, etc…)
  • Provide monthly assessment plan and monitoring plans to the area management and MEAL Manager
  • Compiling and summarizing a monthly report for all ongoing projects/grants and submitting to the area management 
  • Preparing the logical framework for the proposals.
  • Representing the NRC in all Aden cluster meetings.
  • Helping in drafting new proposals and donor reports.
  • Work closely with Shelter/NFI, Education, ICLA, FSL, WASH, RRM and Protection teams to assist with collecting, collating, presenting and otherwise managing information for MEAL related reports.
  • Conduct and support frequent surveys for monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Assist in the preparation of project evaluation and/or review reports and draft regular MEAL project reports.
  • Assist in the establishment and day-to-day management of a database and monitoring system
  • Assist with documentation of the projects, including project inputs, outputs and outcomes (e.g.
  • Assessments, compiling beneficiary lists, recording construction progress, education activity attendance, change in behavior and situation, etc.)
  • Assist in data analysis for compilation of quarterly, annual and ad hoc program data and reports
  • Maintain and update the country Program MEAL database, ensuring correct and swift data entry and processing
  • Assist in making data entry forms and reports as required
  • Support collection and maintenance of geographic baseline and thematic data
  • Research and retrieve data from internal and external sources; prepare the statistical charts, tables and reports as required
  • Innovate and promote the uptake of appropriate technologies that enable NRC to deliver cash and voucher-based interventions better. This will include systematically piloting and/or adapting evidence-based best practices; as well as review of workflows/business processes to enhance efficiency (e.g., eliminating cumbersome or multiple transactions) and strengthening accountability (e.g., securing supporting documentation)
  • Contribute and participate in periodic and need-based market assessments to inform project design decisions.

Critical interfaces

By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • CC Advisors
  • Consortium Partners
  • Area Manager

Protection and communication

Performance Management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the

NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organization to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

1. Professional competencies:

These skills, knowledge and experience are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • At least 5 years' experience in an international NGO preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting, including MEAL capacity and systems development
  • Thorough experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Understanding of data and information needs for program management and decision-making
  • Experience in facilitating the capacity building efforts of diverse colleagues, including local partner
  • agencies
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading. writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Experience using SPSS, STATA, Epi Info

Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and team working skills
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential
  • Advanced English Language level (Business English is a plus)
  • Knowledge of the NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector is a plus
  • Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel and quantitative analysis (SPSS preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Proven presentation, training and facilitation skills

 2. Behavioral competencies:

These personal qualities influence how successful people are in their job. NRC's Competency.The framework states 12 behavioral competencies and the following are essential for this position:

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

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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