Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

IRC, Kyegegwa, Uganda

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
21st August, 2020

Job Description

Under the supervision of the project and M & E Manager, the M & E Officer will be responsible for all M & E related program actions (Initiation, project start‐up, implementation and close‐out), providing technical M & E leadership for all program sectors with specific attention to data quality and use. S/he will assess and address the current M & E identified needs through system set up and technical support on data collection methods, data analysis, data quality assurance and result‐based management. S/he will also ensure that quality data collected is entered into a data platform; data analysis is completed by project teams and will play a key role in the process of reporting on the impact of the IRC program to relevant stakeholders. S/he will conduct frequent visits to the field and assess the quality of the program, M & E work, ensure understanding and compliance with M & E procedures and provide guidance and coaching to staff in project research activities. S/he will be part of a consortium team and will be required to work closely with other M & E staff from consortium partners to support joint activities and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support compilation of quantitative and qualitative data to showcase IRC’s protection and WPE programs, covering all program outcome areas
  • Ensure forms, databases, and record keeping comply with international and IRC standards of working with GBV survivors/PSNs and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality
  • In close collaboration with the Coordinators, lead the development of strong data collection tools and monitoring and evaluation plans for the program
  • Develop and control user access permissions for each database according to program management specifications
  • Ensure efficient systems in place for program staff to collect and compile relevant and concise information for routine project reports and occasional special reports as required
  • Support the provision of technical training and capacity building in monitoring and evaluation to program staff
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by Program staff and to verify the accuracy of the data reported
  • Support program teams in analyzing and interpreting monitoring and evaluation of data
  • Assist in creating standards for capturing data and its storage in the database in accordance to the IRC Measurement universal expectations
  • Support the M & E Manager to ensure that donor, partner, and Senior Management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist the M & E Manager and program Heads in implementing the IRC’s monitoring for Action standards
  • Provide the supervisor, Technical coordinators, program staff and districts with monthly reports on indicator trends


  • Provide regular feedback to the program teams on project implementation through monthly reports on indicator trends and learning
  • Assist in preparation of donor reports


  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demography, economics, M&E or any other related field.
  • Post graduate training in M & E, statistics or economics will be an added advantage
  • At least 2 years’ experience in humanitarian or development settings with proven success in designing, implementing and operating project M & E systems from project initiation to close-out stages
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel, including creating tables and forms, trend analysis, using pivot tables, and charting/visualizing data, MS Word, Outlook and Powerpoint
  • Strong belief in and commitment to human rights and gender equality
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and without judgment; good diplomatic and persuasion skills
  • Ability to use good judgment when making decisions and to take accountability for decisions made
  • Emotional maturity and stability to resolve conflicts in non-violent way and maintain appropriate boundaries
  • Experience in continuous quality improvement processes
  • Good report writing skills
  • High standard of spoken and written English
  • Ability to design M & E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations


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