NRC Job in Ethiopia
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
(National Position)

Job Description

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships. 

The role of the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager is to lead the strategic direction and quality assurance of monitoring and evaluation in the country office. The M&E Manager should design and implement a strategy, SOPs, and budget for M&E which ensures the CO is meeting and exceeding M&E minimum standards. Plan for and generates the evidence and learning required to feed into programme and strategic decision making

 Application deadline:
Norwegian Refugee Council
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager (National Position)
 Full-time/part-time: Full-time
 Employment type: Permanent position
 Percentage of full-time: 100
 Webcruiter ID: 4291270322
 Positions: 1
Duties and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities

Responsible to develop the CO monitoring, evaluation and learning strategy, responding to contextual challenges but also ensuring alignment with the regional strategy and global M&E framework, policy and strategy.
Develop CO specific M&E SOPs responding to contextual challenges, according to NRC’s M&E minimum standards ensuring necessary resources
Technical input to programme monitoring and evaluation plans, including methodological guidance and resource planning
Ensuring the roll out and use of global and regional M&E developments at the CO level.  Also leading new technical developments to respond to M&E needs in the context.
Provide technical M&E support, guidelines and capacity building across the CO.
Line manage CO M&E staff and capacity building for area office M&E staff  
Ensuring learning moments are institutionalised in the CO, with systems in place for analysing and using M&E data and supporting programme and CMG to interpret and use learning for strategic and programme decision making. This includes contributing to the development, learning and adaptation of a multi-year programme strategies. 
Lead the processes and design of country office and programme level monitoring and evaluation systems ensuring the learning is integrated, accurate and relevant. 
Ensure planning and quality control of all monitoring and evaluation activities throughout the PCM cycle, including technical support for Theory of Change, M&E plans, indicator reference sheets, data quality assessments and evaluation processes.
Ensuring systems /processes are in place to ensure high quality reporting in NRC’s Global Output and Outcome Reporting System (GORS).

Specific Responsibilities
Work with the CCs’ specialists, Grants team, AM, APMs, and PCs to support their design of theories of change, M&E tools, M&E activities, logframes, budgets and staffing are incorporated into programme and project proposals.
Work with the Area Offices M and E staff to develop respective AO’s M&E plan(s). 
Participate in the Country Strategy to ensure M&E remains a high priority in the country programme; with support to Specialists with the use of monitoring and evaluation results in the Programme workshops;
Support programme teams to develop data collection methodologies and tools for needs assessments and other types of research, and systems for on-going data analysis;
Review outcome monitoring reports produced by Programme teams to improve quality, and mentor CC teams and file/report the finalized results.
Ensure organisational learning through supporting agreed evaluations, after action reviews, specific analysis, lessons learned reports; and further institutionalise learning in the PCM cycle
Ensure donors’ programmatic compliances issues on Monitoring and Evaluations are adequately met.
Undertake the global M&E Compliance Check for the country program;

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience
Master’s degree/ bachelors’ degree preferably in social sciences, statistics, and/or other relevant fields from an accredited university with at least 5 years of relevant professional work experience
Demonstrated management experience in design, implementation, and oversight of monitoring, evaluation, and research for multi-year/multi sectors/multi partners Programme.
Technical competency and prior experience implementing various programme evaluation methodologies and approaches
Demonstrated experience of implementing beneficiary complaint and feedback mechanisms is desired;
High proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, and being able to visualize data in (ie) Power BI; KOBO, etc
Advanced experience in qualitative and quantitative data analysis and tools using KOBO platform
Effective, high-quality communication and writing in English, and interpersonal skills are essential.
Experience within supporting M&E for one of NRC’s core competencies is an asset
Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies, including logframes, theories of change, and assessment/evaluations;
Ability to work under pressure, long work hours if necessary, and high workload.
Able to independently organize work and prioritize tasks.
Personal qualities
Strategic thinking  
Planning and delivering results 
Working with people  
Communicating with impact and respect 
Handling insecure environments
We can offer

Commencement: ASAP, shortlisting and Interviews will continue as applications are received
Contract period: three months with possibilities of extension
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions
Duty station: Addis Ababa with travel to the fields 

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