The role of the M&E Manager is to establish and implement systems that promote evidence-based decision-making, programme and project performance, and internal management. The M&E Manager 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 Manager will provide technical support to in-country staff pertaining to M&E and build capacity in the country mission by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, cost efficient and meaningful M&E systems.
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
1.1. Generic responsibilities
- Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
- Responsible for design, development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools.
- Advise management on M&E solutions/options in the design of M&E staffing, resourcing and budgeting for M&E, and M&E priorities for the country office.
- 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.
- Management of the M&E team.
- 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.
1.2. Specific responsibilities
- Lead on Evaluation
- Strengthen capacity in terms of data analysis of the M&E and programme teams
- Lead on the Integrated Theory of Change and Integrated Logframe to be developed as a result of the Integrated Programming Strategy
- Strengthen and support a culture of analysis
- Strengthen and support evidence base programming
- Lead on the Complaint and Feedback Mechanism
2.1. Professional competencies
- At least 5 years’ experience in creating and leading the implementation of M&E systems for an international NGO
- At least 5 years’ experience working in an emergency or post-conflict setting
- Thorough experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods
- Understanding of data and information needs for program management and decision making
- Experience in facilitating the capacity building efforts of diverse colleagues, including local partner agencies
- Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods
- High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
- Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
- Experience using Power Bi
2.2. Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong organisational and team working skills
- Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
- Knowledge of the NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector is a plus
- Proven presentation, training and facilitation skills
2.3. Behavioural competencies
- Strategic thinking
- Planning and delivering results
- Working with people
- Communicating with impact and respect
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya and Kibondo, Tanzania.
Type of Contract: 12 months renewable based on funding, performance, and the need for position
Salary: Based upon the NRC grading Scale
This position is open to Kenyan and Tanzanian Nationals Only
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.
The deadline for submitting the application is 24 March 2021