Career Opportunities at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally
displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.
Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

In light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC is about to start up an emergency response programme in Nigeria to respond to the humanitarian needs.
In the coming months, the main focus for NRC would be conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno State. NRC will initially be starting activities in the area of food security, water and sanitation and shelter sectors. NRC is therefore seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer based in Maiduguri, Nigeria for 2015. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will report to the Area Manager.

Tasks and Responsibilities
• Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
• Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools.
• Participate in programme design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for M&E.
• Support programme staff in planning for and executing M&E, including, data collection methodology and tools and data management, analysis and use.
• Support the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data in programme development, adjustment or review.
• Contribute to organisational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports.
• Capacity building and training of programme and M&E support staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas.
• Supervise and mentor M&E assistants in executing M&E plans.
• Contribute to the design of M&E staffing structure and resourcing, including collaboration with programme staff to identify and plan for M&E needs

Qualifications
• Minimum 3 years’ experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context
• Degree or diploma in a relevant field such as Statistics, Development studies etc.
• Experience with surveys, studies, data entry, management and analysis a must.
• Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
• Managing resources to optimize results
• High-level competency in computer skills (data analysis softwares e.g. SPSS, or similar)
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal
• Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages

Personal qualification
• Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
• Highest standards of ethics and integrity
• Ability to work in insecure environments
• Communicating with impact and respect
• All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

We offer
• Commencement: As soon as possible
• Contract period: 31st December 2016 (with possibility of extension)
• Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
• Duty station: Maiduguri, Borno State

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant
In light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC is continuing its emergency response programme in Nigeria to respond to the humanitarian needs.
In the coming months, the main focus for NRC would be conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno State. NRC will initially be starting activities in the area of food security, water and sanitation and shelter sectors. NRC is therefore seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant based in Maiduguri, Nigeria for 2016. The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

Tasks and Responsibilities
• Assists Programme staff develop baseline and endline data for each project site in the Programme
• Monitor and quality assurance spot checks on each project site
• Monitoring visits to programme areas
• Initiation and implementation of a complaints handling mechanism
• Development of case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project
• Work with programme staff to design and adopt reporting formats required by the NRC system (GORS).
• Supervise data input into the GORS and processes for checking data quality with programme staff
• Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
• Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities

Qualifications
• Minimum 3 years’ experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context
• Degree or diploma in a relevant field such as Statistics, Development studies etc.
• Experience with surveys, studies, data entry, management and analysis a must.
• Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
• Managing resources to optimize results
• High-level competency in computer skills (data analysis softwares e.g. SPSS, or similar)
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal
• Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages

Personal qualification
• Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
• Highest standards of ethics and integrity
• Ability to work in insecure environments
• Communicating with impact and respect
• All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

We offer
• Commencement: As soon as possible
• Contract period: 31st December 2016 (with possibility of extension)
• Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
• Duty station: Maiduguri, Borno State
How to Apply

Applicants can submit their application letter and updated CV to the following e-mail address: [email protected]

The title of the position (Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant – Maiduguri) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail. Please notice that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline for application is 12th April, 2016 (any application received after the deadline will not be considered).

The Norwegian Refugee Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women are particularly encouraged to apply to this position.

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