Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Job at The Norwegian Refugee Council

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. 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.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Location: Maiduguri
Reports to: The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

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.
  • Capacity building and training of programme and M&E support staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas.
  • Supervise and mentor M&E support staff 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.
  • Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities
  • Work with Programme staff to design and adopt reporting formats required by the NRC system (GORS).
  • Development of case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project
  • 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.


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Degree or Diploma in a relevant field such as Statistics, Development studies etc.
  • 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.
  • 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

Personal Qualification

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • 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
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments

We offer

  • Commencement: As soon as possible
  • Contract period: 31st December 2016 (with possibility of extension)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letter and updated CV’s to: [email protected]The title of the position (Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Maiduguri) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women are particularly encouraged to apply to this position.

Application Deadline  18th April, 2016.

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