Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – NRC


Job Description

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Sudan Darfur

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification3308
Job CategoryMonitoring and Evaluation
Apply Before31/01/2022, 10:31
Degree LevelBachelor’s Degree
Job ScheduleFull time

Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator Alfasher Area Office (National Position)

P.S: Please ensure that you fill in all details before submitting your application on NRC people (Oracle HR). Empty and incomplete applications will not be considered.

NRC resumed operations in Sudan in 2020, providing humanitarian assistance, protection, and durable solutions. Our country programme integrates all of NRC’s six core competencies (camp management, education, ICLA, livelihoods, shelter, and WASH), and provides a rapid response capacity (including for the recent refugee emergency in eastern Sudan), and thematic capacities for cash and markets-based approaches, advocacy, digital modes of assistance, and co-leading various technical and strategic coordination platforms.

Role Specific Information

The role of the M&E Coordinator is to establish and implement systems to promote evidence-based decision-making, programme and project performance, and internal management. The M&E Coordinator will contribute to quality programming through supporting access to and use of relevant and timely information on programme scale, relevance, and effectiveness. Within this context, the M&E Project Coordinator will provide technical support to in-country staff pertaining to M&E, build capacity in the country mission by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, cost efficient and meaningful M&E systems.

Generic responsibilities (max 10)

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan.

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

Specific responsibilities

These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly

  1. Help the PMs and PCs devise and revise project log-frames (macro-logframe), particularly to make them compliant with NRC log-frame development procedures and the use of NRC mandatory indicators etc.
  2. Harmonize the M&E proposals and plans with those of projects for timely discharge of outputs and outcomes monitoring employing suitable methods and tools, during and after project lifespan with the view to have accurate and representative reports.
  3. Coordinate and host Grant start-up meetings at the start of grants to discuss, fine-tune and reconcile different plans i.e. Gantt charts, procurement plans, HR plans etc.
  4. In coordination with AM and PMs, review existing approaches and system for managing information to agree on any required changes, support or other redirections.
  5. In coordination with AM and PMs, organize and undertake short M&E trainings for field staff on M&E skills based on need
  6. In coordination with AM, PMs and PCs, guide and cooperate with advisors/consultant who are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating outcomes and impacts of current and previous projects as well as the design of new ones.
  7. See through the complete institutionalization of complaint response mechanism across the mission including but not limited to designation of focal points in different areas of operation.
  8. Do/contribute to progress reporting (output and outcome level).

Our Ideal Candidate:

University degree preferably in social sciences, international relations and/or development or other relevant discipline. At least 5 years’ experience in an international NGO preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting, including M&E capacity and systems development. Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access) and experience using SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, or R and Power PI.

We are looking for an individual with experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Technical management expertise relevant to the role. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities. Fluency in English and Arabic both written and verbal. Preferable to be from Alfasher area. 

We are particularly looking for a positive individual with strong communication skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels.

In this position, you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people.


Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Alfasher with almost 40% travel.

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

NB: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable. 

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC requires staff members who travel on an international contract to the field to undergo an medical examination with our medical provider. Employees must produce a Health Clearance Certificate before departure stating that there are no relevant health concerns. If staff are unable to provide this, NRC reserves the right to terminate the Contract of Employment. 

The NRC headquarters is located in Oslo and has about 280 employees. Additionally the organisation has a presence in Brussels, Geneva, Washington, D.C., Berlin, London and Addis Ababa. NRC was established in 1946 under the name “Europahjelpen” (“Aid to Europe”), to assist refugees in Europe after World War II.

For jobs from The Norwegian Refugee Council visit: NRC Jobs Page

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