Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

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 Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Identification: 7679
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Job Category: Monitoring and Evaluation
Job Schedule: Full time

Role and Responsibilities

  • Based in Yola, the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer is responsible for supporting data collection and the implementation/use of quality checklists (WASH, Food security and Livelihoods, Education, Shelter, Information Counselling and Legal Assistance, Camp management) at activity level.
  • The position also serves as a supervisor for enumerators when needed.
  • The incumbent will provide support in analysing raw data from assessments, quality checklists, reporting and providing direct support to the technical M&E officer. He will support the technical M&E officer and the Area Manager in improving programming and organizational learning for the Area Office South.

Generic Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with NRC policies, guidelines and standards.
  • Responsible for implementation of operational M&E activities in close collaboration with Core Competency technical officers and officers/assistants.
  • Ensure project documentation of M&E activities of Core Competencies.
  • Contribute to the implementation of M&E systems, including M&E tools.
  • Ensure that NRC’s related activities are implemented within NRC’s Protection mainstreaming guidelines and report any breaches/concerns to the line manager and/or focal point for proper action.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention.

This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.

  • Support in developing data collection methodology and tools, and in actual data collection as needed;
  • Support data management in close collaboration with core competencies’ data assistants and the development of clear information flows between program and M&E staff, as needed;
  • Ensure that monitoring data are reported in a timely manner to the technical M&E officer for quality checks and submission to the Area Manager and relevant programme staff;
  • Support the targeting and the registration of beneficiaries as needed;
  • Supervise distributions in collaboration with programme staff;
  • Support post distribution monitoring and related activities.

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

  • Area Manager
  • Field coordinators and team leads
  • M&E Team
  • Core competencies data focal points


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

Professional Competencies:

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

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • 1 – 2 years experience in an international NGO preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting;
  • Experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods;
  • Computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel).

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing);
  • Strong organisational and team working skills;
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity;
  • Approachable, trustworthy and confidential;
  • Analytical and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access);
  • Experience in using ArcGis, Stata, Nvivo, CAPI systems (Kobo/ODK/CSpro), data visualisation softwares (eg. Power BI) is a plus;
  • Knowledge of the NRC’s operations is a plus.

Behavioural Competencies:
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies and the following are essential for this position:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Analysing
  • Communicating with impact and respect

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

Application Deadline
19th September, 2022 (09:43 AM).

Method of Application
Intereted and qualified candiates should:
Click here to apply online

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