M&E Assistant at NRC, Herat, Afghanistan


Deadline: 3 June 2019

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant in Herat, Afghanistan. The duration of this post is 7 months.

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The M&E Assistant will be responsible will be supporting the monitoring and evaluation team with the sampling, collection, analysis and reporting of the data for the projects.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The M&E Assistant will perform the following functions:

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  • Generic responsibilities:
    • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
    • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action.
    • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
    • Ensure proper filing of documents.
    • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function.
  • Specific responsibilities:
    • Planning and Maintaining M&E Systems.
    • Support M&E section in coordination process to establish programme level M&E systems.
    • Help the team in working on the M&E planning and providing support in planning the M&E annual work plan as needed.
    • Contribute to the program data collection, entry and management system through tablets and KoBo collect and documentation of the filing.
  • Programme Support
    • Perform data collection methodology and apply M&E tools in actual data collection, as needed.
    • Support the core competencies in baseline surveys and PDMs.
    • Support in data management and development of clear information flow between programme and M&E staff, as needed.
    • Report monitoring data in a timely manner to the M&E officer.
    • Handling the complaints, response and feedback (CRFM) cases and respond to the phone calls from the beneficiaries and up to date tracking of CRFM system.
    • Support in M&E related tasks whenever required.
  • Communication/Other
    • Come up new initiatives, should these arise during the employment period.
    • Other activities agreed and discussed with the M&E officer and M&E Department in Herat.
    • Any other tasks assigned by the direct supervisor.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Minimum university degree in social science, economics, rural development or in other related fields.
  • Prior experience with monitoring and evaluation is required.
  • Post-graduate certificate in M&E related field such as surveys, sampling, data analysis.
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience in an international NGO preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting, including M&E capacity.
  • Experience and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Experience with field level coordination with UN organisations, INGOs, Donors and authorities.
  • Experience from working in IDP /refugee related programmes.
  • English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing).
  • Fluency in Dari and Pashtu.
  • Computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Knowledge of digital data collection platforms (KoBo, CommCare, Ona).
  • Nationality of Afghanistan.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.

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