Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Norwegian Refugee Council
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - DEVCO and BRCiS Consortium 

(Kenya Nationals Only)

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Full time

1 Position
Duty Station: Nairobi

Industry: Emergency Relief

Special Field: Monitoring and Evaluation
The Building Resilient Communities in Somalia (BRCiS) Consortium aims at improving the resilience of vulnerable communities and households in seven regions, 22 districts and 99 communities of south and central Somalia, directly targeting 30,100 households. The BRCiS Consortium is formed by five organisations: NRC, SCI, IRC, Concern Worldwide and CESVI. 

The five years programme, at the moment, is funded by DFID and DEVCO. BRCiS develop an approach based on tailor-made, participatory programming. 

The unique combination of short, medium and long-term interventions together with the intense involvement of communities ensures that long-term and sustainable impact is achieved, supporting Somali people in becoming less dependent from external aid. 

BRCiS is targeting several hundred thousands of individual beneficiaries, with a particular focus to the South and Centre of Somalia.

The position will oversee the overall design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and procedures and ensure that all aspects of the BRCiS Consortium M&E system are adhered to.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will report to the BRCiS Consortium Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners / employees and to check that its partners / employees have not been involved in illegal activities. 

NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

Job Description
  • Under the strategic direction of the BRCiS Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, ensure maintenance of the Consortium M&E system including conducting reviews of progress against bench marks, facilitating consultations and trainings, and coordinating reviews and updates.
  • Develop M&E guidance, tools and procedures (including consultation with program staff to determine needs and appropriateness, draft documents, facilitating consultation on documents, and rolling out finalized products)
  • Promote the standardization of M&E processes throughout the BRCiS Consortium, providing training and support to BRCiS Members as needed.
  • Provide technical and surge support to field teams on monitoring and evaluation processes with a particular focus on data collection initiatives through regular field visits.
  • Support the use of mobile phone data collection by training field staff, creating questionnaire templates and providing administrative support.
  • Conduct training on Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Compile periodic quantitative output reports from Field offices for circulation to senior management.
  • Provide technical and surge support for quantitative and qualitative analysis for assessments, donor reports, and other processes.
  • University degree preferably in social sciences, international relations and/or development or other relevant discipline.
  • Experience in design, development and maintenance of XLS-Forms for use in Open Data Kit (ODK)
  • Experience in training and support to Digital Data Gathering users, particularly ODK Collect users
  • Fluency in Excel is a must, as well as advanced use of Word and PowerPoint
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of standard Monitoring and Evaluation procedures and tools
  • Experience in use of large datasets for data analysis and reporting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Education field: Maths / Stats / Physics

Education level: College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities
  • Experience in use of Business Intelligence tools, QlickView and QlickSense and management dashboards
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analysis skills (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Excellent one to one and group communication /information presentation skills
  • Experience in training and capacity building in M&E mechanisms at various project levels
  • Good understanding of various donors’ requirements
  • Experience in designing and leading on specific development research projects
  • Experience working with statistical computer software packages
  • Project design and management skills
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
We offer

Commencement: 1st April 2016
Duration of Contract: 1 year contract with possible extension
Salary / Benefits: According to NRC's general directions. 

The candidate will observe NRC's code of conduct and working hours for the NRC office in Nairobi

How to Apply

Candidates should apply on line by going through

E-mail and paper applications will not be considered.