Norwegian Refugee Council Monitoring and Evaluation Assistants Jobs in Dadaab, Kenya

Jul 29, 2016

Norwegian Refugee Council

Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant - Dadaab 

(Kenyan Nationals Only) - Kenya
 
Ref. nr.: 3158247520
 
Full time
 
Number of positions: 2

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. 

 
NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 4000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011. Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations.

The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Kakuma ), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).

The NRC Horn of Africa & Yemen mission is an expanding programme. NRC started its operations in Kenya in the refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007. 

NRC has WASH, Education, Food Security and Livelihood and Information Counseling and Legal Assistant programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab.

The M & E Assistant will assist the M&E Officer in the information management of NRC’s program in Dadaab by processing data generated by assessments and project progress monitoring; keeping the M&E system updated with information obtained from program staff; and production of overall Area M&E reports.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will report to the M & E Officer - Dadaab.

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners/employees and to check that its partners / employees have not been involved in illegal activities. 

NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

Job description
  • Work closely with WASH, Education, ICLA, FSL, Distribution and Protection field teams to assist with collecting, collating, presenting and otherwise managing information for M&E related reports
  • Conduct and support regular surveys for monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Assist in the preparation of project evaluation and/or review reports and draft the regular projects’ M&E report
  • Assist in the establishment and day to day management of a database and monitoring system
  • Assist with documentation of the projects, including project inputs and outputs (e.g. assessments, compiling beneficiary lists, recording construction progress, education activity attendance, etc.)
  • Assist in data analysis for compilation of quarterly, annual and ad hoc program data and reports
  • Maintain and update the Area M&E 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; and prepare the required of statistical charts, tables and reports
  • Assist with the production of maps and other geographic information products
  • Liaise with United Nations agencies and other humanitarian partners to ensure that the information needed to support humanitarian operations is generated and made easily available.
Qualifications
  • University degree preferably in social sciences, international relations and/or development or other relevant discipline
  • At least 3 years’ relevant working experience in field of humanitarian / development M&E implementation
  • Exposure to a wide range of information management systems related to humanitarian / development and/or operational (eg construction) activities.
  • Training in monitoring and evaluation
  • Fluency in Excel is a must, as well as advanced use of Word and PowerPoint
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of standard Monitoring and Evaluation procedures and tools
  • Experience in use of large datasets for data analysis and reporting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Education field: Maths / Stats / Physics

Education level: College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analysis skills (qualitative and qualitative)
  • Ability to make quick and smart judgments in recommending alternative solutions within changed ground scenarios
  • Experience in training and capacity building in M&E mechanisms at various project levels
  • Good understanding of various donors’ requirements
  • Experience working with statistical computer software packages
  • Goal oriented, with ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
We offer
  • Duty station: Dadaab
  • Contract period is up to December 2016 with possibility of extension. 
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab
Search criteria:
  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency Relief
  • Special field: Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Role: Assistant
Candidates should apply on line by going through www.nrc.no

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

Deadline for application: 11/08/2016
 




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