M&E Coordinator

Norwegian Refugee Council , Amman, Jordan

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
25th June, 2019

Job Description

NRC in Jordan:

Established in 2012 NRC Jordan’s long-term outlook addresses the problems affecting life as a refugee. We work to build the resilience of Syrians, and to relieve the impact on the Jordanian communities that host them.  Syrian refugees in Jordan are struggling. As they contend with difficult living conditions across the country, the obstacles are complex. They struggle to remain registered as refugees, to provide for their families, and to access essential services – including education for their children. The Jordanian communities that host them, meanwhile, feel the impact of hosting high numbers of refugees – with each year that passes, local infrastructure becomes more strained.

Role Specific Information:

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

NRC Jordan has put in place a Monitoring and Evaluation Unit to establish and implement systems to promote  evidence-based  decision-making,  programme  and  project  performance,  and  internal management.  The M&E Coordinator’s role is to enhance NRC Jordan’s understanding of the consequences  of  its  programming,  improving  internal  systems,  and  promoting  evidencebased decision-making  and  programme  performance.  The  M&E  Coordinator  will  work  with  the  M&E manager in ensuring that reports produced by the unit is of high quality and can be shared internally and  externally  to  inform  decision  makings.  Furthermore,  the  Coordinator  ensures  that  M&E  is established  as  a  technical  unit  that  offers  relevant  trainingsto  program  staff  and  promotes  high quality assessment, evaluation and study designs.

Generic responsibilities:

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
  • Support and contribute to the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems, including monitoring and evaluation standard operation procedures, guidance and tools.
  • Participate in programme design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for monitoring and evaluation.
  • Support programme staff in planning for and executing monitoring and evaluation, including, data collection methodology and tools and data management, analysis and use.
  • Support the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data in programme development, adjustment or review.
  • Contribute to organisational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports.
  • Capacity building and training of programme and monitoring and evaluation support staff on monitoring and evaluation technical and conceptual areas.
  • Supervise and mentor monitoring and evaluation support staff in executing monitoring and evaluation plans.
  • Contribute to the design of monitoring and evaluation staffing structure and resourcing, including collaboration with programme staff to identify and plan for monitoring and evaluation needs.
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards & principles within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC.

Specific responsibilities:

Lead   the   documentation   and   sharing   of M&E   reports   that   facilitate   evidencebased decision-making, both internally within NRC Jordan and externally with partners and donors.
Contribute to the development of  the country office’s M&E framework.
Implement guidance and frameworks for CO procedures, policies and processes.

Our Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for a university graduate with a minimum of five years previous experience in relevant field, at least 5 years’ experience in an international NGO preferably in an emergency or postconflict setting, including M&E capacity and systems development. Experience working in complex and volatile contexts, 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) and to have experience using SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, or R.

We are particularly looking for a positive individual with strong communication skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels.

In this position you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people in the world's biggest displacement crisis.


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