Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (Somali Nationals Only) – Somalia
Norwegian Refugee Council
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Rights Respected, People Protected
Founded in 1946, today the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) works in both new and protracted crises across 31 countries. Our 6,000 employees provide life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. NRC specialises in six areas: food security, education, shelter, legal assistance, camp management, and water, sanitation and hygiene. NRC is a determined advocate for displaced people. We promote and defend their rights and dignity in local communities, with national governments and in the international arena.
NRC’s expert deployment capacity, NORCAP, boasts around 1,000 experts from all over the world who can be deployed within 72 hours. NORCAP experts help 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.
NRC in Somalia
NRC has been active in Somalia since 2004 with four area offices in Kismayu, Mogadishu, Garowe and Hargeisa, providing protection and humanitarian assistance to refugees, internally displaced persons and returnees in Somaliland, Puntland, South Central and Jubbaland regions. NRC offers a comprehensive response for returnees and IDPs of high need, addressing their food security, livelihood, shelter, education, ICLA, and water, hygiene and sanitation needs and also responding to emergencies through NRC’s five core competences; Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA).
NRC Somalia is part of NRC’s East Africa and Yemen regional operation which comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across seven countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Yemen, Eritrea, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania). NRC’s overall strategy in the region is to enhance protection and promote the rights of displaced people in humanitarian need by improving living conditions and seeking durable solutions. The regional office is based in Nairobi and works with country programmes to ensure standardization of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination.
Role Specific Information
The role of M&E Coordinator is to implement and roll out M&E systems to promote evidence-based decision-making, programme and project performance for NRC Somalia resilience and consortium programs portfolio and in particular BRCiS II (Building Resilient Communities in Somalia) Project. The M&E Coordinator will strengthen NRC relationship with BRCiS M&E Unit by supporting access to and use of relevant and timely information on programme performance, efficiency, relevance, and effectiveness. Within this context, the M&E Coordinator will work under the direct supervision of Program Manager – Resilience and Durable Solutions, while technically supervised by the National M&E Manager. The M&E Coordinator also maintains technical relationship with Field M&E focal points as well as BRCiS Consortium M&E unit and M&E working group.
Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools.
Ensure NRC remains highly compliant to requirements under BRCiS M&E SOPs
Participate in programme design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for M&E including that of BRCiS.
Support programme staff in planning for and executing M&E, including, data collection, design of methodology and tools, data management, analysis and use.
Support the implementation, dissemination, use and filing of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data for ‘resilience’ programme development, adjustment or review.
Contribute to organisational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports. Establish and maintain necessary liaison between Country M&E Manager, Field M&E Coordinators/Officers, BRCiS/Resilience Programs and BRCiS M&E Manager and Consortium M&E working group.
Under the guidance of Resilience and Durable Solutions Manager, help the PMs and PCs devise and revise NRC project log-frames (macro-logframe) as well as M&E Plans in line with BRCiS and other
Deadline for application: 07/11/2018
Advertiser: Norwegian Refugee Council
Ref. nr.: 3965312897 Full time
Number of positions: 1
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Ensure NRC’s resilience portfolio interventions feed into NRC Mandatory Indicators, and M&E reporting systems.
Lead all BRCiS Data collections; Monthly activity monitoring system, baseline surveys, annual survey, post distributions monitoring, Post Construction Monitoring exercises.
Under the guidance of the line manager roll out the Community Engagement processes, Community Action Plan (CAPs) development and revisions in all the resilience project areas.
Ensure the following key Project documents are filed and updated; Community Action plans, (CAPs), log-frames, M&E Plans, M&E Matrix, Outcome Monitoring Reports, Beneficiary Data, and Complaints Records.
On quarterly basis, and as may be needed, assist Resilience and Durable Solutions Manager in documenting project success stories, case studies and lessons learnt on resilience program adaptation and value for money.
Collect and file the resilience program photos, short videos and other visibility materials and produce them when needed.
Plan to attend all M&E related events, workshops, trainings etc. organized by BRCiS and other resilience programs.
Initiate regular communications to relevant PMs and PCs on major surveys and data collection exercises in time to ensure NRC is always ahead when it comes to BRCiS M&E Coordinate NRC input to BRCiS tools development and design.
Provide regular feedback to country M&E Manager on developments in BRCiS M&E
In coordination with AM, PMs and PCs, guide and cooperate with advisors/consultant who are contracted to document and or implement special surveys, video recordings, and studies, required for evaluating outcomes and impacts of current and previous projects as well as the design of new ones. See through the complete institutionalization of complaint response mechanism across the mission Do/contribute to progress reporting (output and outcome level).
Hire, train, mentor and supervise BRCiS enumerators in all Area Offices.
Participate in all BRCiS M&E events, meetings, workshops/trainings etc.
Any other task assigned by line manager.
Generic professional competencies for this position:
University degree in social sciences, statistics and knowledge management, international relations and/or development or other relevant discipline.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an international NGO preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting, including M&E 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)
Participatory Community engagement and Learning Approaches.
Basic Video and Photography skills added advantage.
Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
Experience using SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, or R
Context related skills, knowledge and experience;
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organisational 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
The following behavioral competencies are essential for this position:
Planning and delivering results
Working with people
Communicating with impact and respect
Handling insecure environments
Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline
Email and paper applications will not be considered.
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Contract period: Up to November, 2019 (With Possibility of Extension)
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions
Travel: 40% (BRCiS program locations)
NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
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Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (Somali Nationals Only) – Somalia