Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistant

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Description


  1. Role and responsibilities

    The Monitoring and Evaluation assistant is responsible for supporting the NRC Assosa Area office in assisting the monitoring, implementation and evaluation of activities through Data Management (Data Entry, collation, Analysis, interpretation and reporting), developing, updating and maintaining databases and proper project documentation.

              Generic Responsibilities

  2. Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  3. Supports preparation of reports on the progress of M&E activities as requested by the supervisor
  4. Promotes accountability to beneficiaries
  5. Supports the M&E Coordinator in supporting programme staff in planning for and executing M&E, including, Data Collection methodology and tools and data management, analysis and use, or if needed, direct management of these activities.
  6. Support for effective implementation of the M&E systems, including; digital data gathering, Data Quality management, routine data quality assessment (including data validation, follow up and post implementation monitoring
  7. Ensure timely and accurate reporting as per NRC and other stakeholders’ requirements and expectations

    Specific Responsibilities

  8. Provide Technical Support to program teams and partners who can support M&E activities in in intervention areas.
  9. Support data collection during field activities using NRC tools and methodologies.
  10. Actively participate in the baseline and end line surveys particularly field data collation using mobile data collection methods, training and supervising enumerators, data entry and analysis.
  11. Support teams in applying and using NRC tools and processes for M&E in accordance with NRC standards and best practices.
  12. Contribute to the writing of M&E reports according to NRC standards.
  13. Ensure complete and accurate project information are reported timely to the M&E coordinator and program team with necessary disaggregation (data by area/location, core competency, gender, type of beneficiaries (IDP, refugees, host community, returnee and other)
  14.  Proactively support the identification of gaps in M&-related activities within programs.
  15. Support the feedback and complaints mechanism as required and in collaboration with the M&E coordinator.
  16. Any other duties that may develop over the duration of the contract and assigned by the line manager  

  17. Competencies  

    Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

    1. Professional competencies

    Generic professional competencies:

  18. BA/BSc in Economics, Statistics, and others related fields
  19. Have a minimum two years of experience in related field
  20. Have profound skill on Analytical and research. 
  21. Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel among other packages of MS Office.
  22. Experience on working with Data Analysis software/programmes
  23. Willing to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders
  24. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, facilitation skills and writing skills
  25. knowledge of English language both written and spoken

    Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  26. Understanding of various donors requirement
  27. Ability to work under pressure

    2. Behavioural competencies 

    These personal qualities influence how successful people are in their job.

  28. Handling insecure environment
  29. Planning and delivering results
  30. Empowering and building trust
  31. Communicating with impact and respect The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

    The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s representation with the IASC and UN agencies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in around 31 countries with approximately 14’000 staff. NRC employs a rights based approach, challenging those with responsibility to uphold the rights of displaced people set out within national and International Laws. NRC endeavors to secure the acceptance of local stakeholders for activities and is committed to the principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.

    NRC seeks to engage with all relevant actors in order to promote the full respect for the rights of displaced and vulnerable people; secure and maintain access for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of durable solutions. NRC Geneva, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), are NRC’s primary presence in Geneva.

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