The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, assisting people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. Today IRC works in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, restoring safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC began programming in Zimbabwe in 2008 to support the cholera emergency response and has since been a key player in health, governance, markets development, and disaster risk reduction.
In anticipation of funding where the IRC will implement an 18 months project in Manicaland in partnership with another INGO, the IRC is looking to recruit an M&E Assistant. Reporting to the M&E Officer, the M&E Assistant will work with the M&E Officer to provide monitoring and evaluation support to project teams implementing an Education in Emergencies (EiE) and Disaster Risk Management (DRM) project in Chimanimani and Chipinge. In close collaboration with the project team and the implementing partner, the M&E Assistant will also be involved in providing the day to day M&E needs of the project at community level to advise learning from the program implementation. The incumbent will be based in Chipinge with frequent travel to the field to offer on-the-spot technical to communities
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, Implement and manage the project database including M&E systems tools and templates to supervise performance. This includes log frames, PMP, and data collection tools, as well as processes for data analysis.;
Collection of quantitative and qualitative data to measure the agreed indicators;
Participate in data quality assessments to ensure that data is collected and accurately entered databases monthly;
Collection of qualitative information using standard methodology processes to measure indicators;
Communicate data to the project team, and other relevant staff for reporting and serve any other data needs as may be required;
Ensure transparency in accounting, reporting and documenting project activities, and ensure compliance with donor and IRC M&E policies and standard methodology;
Collect Client Responsiveness data; Coordination and Representation - Participate in the development of M&E indicators, standards and, guidelines and with other implementation partners;
Training and Capacity Building - Participate in relevant project and partner staff trainings in M&E, especially in the areas of basic concepts of M&E, qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection, analysis and use of M&E data;
Support and build the capacity of field based and office-based program staff and partner organizations to design and utilize M&E tools, surveys, evaluations and other M&E activities;
Regularly visit all field sites to ensure that M&E is being implemented optimally by staff and produce related monitoring reports.
Degree or Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, or any other related qualification;
At least 2 years’ experience working conducting Monitoring and Evaluation ;
Good MS Excel, SPSS , skills is a must ;
Ability to use Mobile data collection survey platforms;
Critical and responsive to gender, ethnicity, disability, and other social issues;
Participatory and team approach to work and behaviour;
Proactive in liaising and problem solving;
Excellent interpersonal, networking, communication, negotiation, and facilitation skills;
Excellent digital literacy including navigating email, internet and MS WORD, Excel, and PowerPoint;
Good personal relationship skills.
M&E Officer; Other internal contacts: HR staff, Finance staff and Operations
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IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and implements policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.