Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Norwegian Refugee Council, Beirut, Lebanon

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
22nd June, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

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

Role Summary:

  • The role of the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator (M&E) is to establish and implement systems to promote evidence-based decision-making, programme 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 programme scale, relevance, and effectiveness. Within this context, the M&E Coordinator will provide technical support to in-country staff pertaining to M&E and build capacity in the country mission by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, cost efficient and meaningful M&E systems. The position holder will be directly responsible for supporting the Are Manager in the design and implementation of M&E plans (with relevant input) and for ensuring compliance with NRC’s M&E framework and procedures.

Generic Responsibilities:

  • Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E procedures, guidance, and tools.
  • Support programme staff in developing data collection methodologies and tools and in data management, analysis and use.
  • Encourage active knowledge management and organizational learning based on M&E findings. 
  • Ensure the dissemination and use of NRC best practices, approaches, standards and indicators in M&E.
  • Ensure that data management and clear information flows between programme and M&E staff remains aligned with the M&E SOP.
  • 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
  • Ensure that all protection related detected cases are referred to the concerned referral focal point and to the related Protection Coordinator.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage the M&E plan for the area office and complete the data collection.
  • Support tool development, coding and translation.
  • Analyse outcome monitoring data and facilitate data interpretation sessions.
  • Complete quality checks on core competency activities and report findings to area and Beirut management as per the SOP.
  • Highlight to PMs and EAL coordinators identified overlap between data collection tools at the field level for review.
  • Review output reporting in DHIS2 on a monthly basis and contribute to trimester reporting to the regional office.
  • Provide ongoing capacity building for programme staff.
  • Support Beirut IM team in the development and roll out of IM tools for data collection exercises.
  • Identify and collate M&E capacity building needs across programme staff; develop an area level training calendar (with input from AM and M&E manager).
  • Support the fieldwork for evaluations and needs assessments.

Critical Interfaces:

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

  • NRC programmes in BML.
  • EAL coordinators in Beirut office.
  • NRC Support unit (finance, logistics, administration and human resources).

Professional Competencies:

  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Political or Social Sciences, Quantitative or Statistical Analysis, or any other relevant field
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant M&E experience in a professional environment, preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting
  • Experience with and knowledge of current approaches to M&E in relief and development programs
  • Understanding of data and information needs for programme management and decision-making
  • Demonstrable experience participating in assessments or surveys in Arabic
  • Experience with both quantitative and qualitative methods; this should include survey development, facilitating KIIs and FGDs, and basic data analysis (desirable)
  • Experience in survey coding using Kobo or ODK (desirable)
  • Experience with SPSS, STATA, Power BI or R (desirable)
  • High level English proficiency (speaking, reading, writing); ability to translate concepts into Arabic
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)


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