Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Ethiopia

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking to fill the role of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer.

IRC is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development non-governmental organisation.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and/or update monitoring and evaluation tools, databases, and monthly reporting formats in close collaboration with the MEAL focal points/sectoral managers
  • Support the staff in mobile data collection, using Kobo Collect, Commcare, and the IRC apps to collect and analyse data
  • Conduct data audits and analysis to ensure high-quality data, and compile a report with relevant indicator data per grant, showing targets versus actuals and an action plan and send this to the field coordinator, MEAL manager, and technical managers and coordinators on a monthly basis
  • Support staff on data management and storage to field staff in collaboration with I.T. unit
  • Contribute to the rollout of IRC global initiatives related to measurement and accountability, and enable reporting against IRC global standards and requirements
  • Set up feedback channels for all sectors or per location
  • Develop an implementation plan for the feedback mechanisms that can be used by CRA assistant
  • Set up and manage the feedback registry, data collection and monitoring tools for client responsiveness that can be used by the MEAL/CRA assistant and the field team
  • Conduct detailed data analysis for quantitative and qualitative data received through the different channels, presenting statistics in clear formats
  • Work closely with the safe programming manager and sector managers in preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly CRA reports
  • Ensure efficiency of the established CRA data management platforms

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Systems Science, or a similar field with three years, minimum, of relevant professional work experience
  • Relevant experience in an international NGO preferred
  • Understanding of direct monitoring and evaluation experience, specifically, in the humanitarian and development context
  • Experience developing tools and systems for and building capacity of others in skills related to programme tracking and documentation
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies, including logical models, conceptual frameworks, and assessment/evaluation
  • Experience of implementing beneficiary complaint and feedback mechanisms
  • High Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • Knowledge of mobile data collection tools such as Kobo Collect or Commcare preferred
  • Familiarity with information management systems and analysis software is a plus
  • Effective, high-quality communication, writing and interpersonal skills (crucial)

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: IRC

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