Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

St. Andrew’s Refugee Services, Cairo, Egypt

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th November, 2016

Job Description


Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Programs, Monitoring and
Evaluation Officer will support the development and implementation of
StARS monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems, program reporting,
agency strategic planning, and the identification and development of
funding applications. The PM&E Officer will maintain the
organization’s M&E Plan (logical framework approach), provide advice
to programs on the M&E system, and provide support and guidance on
developing and using M&E Tools. StARS programs are dynamic and must
respond quickly to shifting community needs and available resources. The
M&E system should be flexible to reflect this dynamic environment.


All duties are carried out under the supervision of the Director of Programs.

M&E System, M&E Plan, Reporting Indicators, and M&E Tools

  • In consultation with the Executive Director and Program Directors,
    review and revise as appropriate the M&E strategy for StARS
  • In consultation with program staff and management, maintain the
    StARS’ M&E Plan (logical framework approach). This includes
    developing or adjusting the M&E plan program theories and indicators
    for new programs, expanding programs or as programs change. Ensure
    M&E systems allow for timely reporting both internally and
    externally and for timely decision making.
  • Provide training, support, and guidance to program staff on
    developing and maintaining the M&E plan and M&E system. Support
    learning-to-action to systematically analyze data for programmatic use,
    and to document and incorporate lessons learned into program design and
  • Improve quality and coherence of M&E by assisting and supporting
    the development, regular review, and monitoring of M&E strategies
    and plans.
  • As needed, provide support to program staff on reporting
    requirements, including reporting indicators, data integrity, data
    analysis, and data management.
  • Maintain indicators matrix for all internal and external reporting.
    Develop summary reports for programs based on progress on indicators.
  • Provide support to program staff on developing and using M&E
    tools including questionnaires, assessments, focus group discussions,
    and pre- and post-tests.
  • As needed, complete data entry and data analysis, and develop
    reports on results from M&E tools used by programs.Maintain accurate
    records on data collection and analysis.

StARS Strategic Plan, Fundraising and Reporting

  • Monitoring progress on StARS’ strategic plan. Communicating with management and staff on progress.
  • Co-facilitating staff and/or management workshop sessions on the strategic plan.
  • Providing six monthly reports on progress on the strategic plan.

Support the Director of Programs, if needed, in:

  • Assisting in the identification of funding opportunities.
  • Providing support in the drafting of funding applications.
  • Assisting in drafting reports to funders.

Qualifications and characteristics of the ideal candidate:

● Experience developing or using an M&E plan, particularly
results framework or logical framework approaches, including developing
program theories and indicators.

● Experience using M&E tools for qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.

● Experience reporting to donors on and developing performance indicators.

● Familiarity with principles and current approaches to M&E.

● Competence using Excel for data analysis. Experience using other database systems or data analysis systems an asset.

● Experience in making successful funding applications and in maintaining relationships with donors.

● Past volunteer or work experience with low budget non-profits or community based organizations an asset.

● Experience working with refugees or other vulnerable populations preferred.

● Excellent verbal and written English.Fluency in Arabic an advantage.

● Good communication skills and flexibility to work with diverse programs.

● Relevant academic degree and/or training in fundamentals of M&E.

● Work history demonstrating a commitment to professionalism,
effective communication skills, and the ability to work with a
multi-cultural team.

● Capacity to work both independently and within a team.

How to apply:
To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter addressing the role and requirements to Use the subject line ‘PM&E Officer’.


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