Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Norwegian Refugee Council, Nairobi, Yemen

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsMonitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
29th November, 2019

Job Description

The Regional M&E Coordinator will provide strategic and technical support to NRC’s monitoring and evaluation efforts. This includes supporting the implementation of NRC M&E standards, systems and practices to produce, measure and demonstrate improvements in programme performance and inform evidence-based decision making. The Regional M&E Coordinator will assist country programs in increasing the capabilities of staff to implement M&E systems, tool and practices consistently, to improve program quality and impact.

This role reports to the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Manager and has no supervision.

Duties and responsibilities

Specific Duties

  • Support the consideration, inclusion, collection and analysis of indicators related to cash-based interventions and market based approaches within (and across) NRC, where appropriate.
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities to implement cash-based interventions and market based programmes.
  • Collaborate with M&E staff at HQ in Norway, other regions, country offices and peer organizations, as requested, in developing best practices, facilitate lessons learned and coordination.
  • Support M&E compliance assessments and continuous improvement of M&E standards at country office level.
  • Support country offices on data quality and timely reporting of output and outcome indicators into NRC reporting system.
  • Support use of data at regional and country level, including development and use of online dashboards and other data management tools.

General Duties

  • 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.
  • 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 organizational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports.
  • 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.



  • University degree preferably in statistics, operations research, quantitative analysis, public policy, economics, or other social science fields, with advanced training in rigorous empirical research and evaluation methodologies
  • Experienced professional with a minimum of 3 years of M&E design and implementation at a senior level .
  • Solid experience of work with windows based computer software, SSP, GIS, excellent at Excel and use of Digital Data Gathering (DDG) technology


  • Experience required in contemporary qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method evaluations involving major international donor programs
  • Thorough familiarity with principles and current approaches to M&E using both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Extensive experience in developing baseline research, logic models, data collection and analysis, mid-term evaluation, and outcome evaluation
  • Fluency in English

Personal qualities

  • Skilled in influencing and obtaining cooperation of individuals not under supervisory control and manage long-distance relationships to achieve results
  • Ability to engage and motivate staff and partners
  • Able to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Managing performance and development
  • Culturally sensitive and coping with a changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Analyzing


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