Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Job Summary
    The purpose of the M and E Officer position help is
to coordinate Environmental Health (EH) sector data collection,
compilation, consolidation and analysis.
    S/he will support research, assessments and
evaluations focused on helping IRC to monitor, document and improve on
impact measurement.
    He/she will be engaged in reflective practice to
generate lessons from projects/program and prepare M and E plans for the
    S/he is responsible for establishing, updating and
maintaining Environmental Health sector indicator tracking sheets and
ensure functional data collection systems for EH sector.
    S/he will support the M and E manager in the
supervision, coaching and mentoring of EH Assistant M and E Officer/s on
M and E aspects.
    S/he will support implementation of the IRC
community accountability mechanisms and devise a strategy for program staff
participation in M and E activities.
    The position holder will closely work with the
front line program staff and community volunteers to support the IRC
interventions in program locations.
    S/he is a member of the M and E unit on technical
matters and reports to the M and E Manager, but will have dotted lines to
EH managers on programmatic M and E issues.
Program/project design and learning (15% of time):
    Design, develop and continuously update project
M and E, and measurement tools and systems on timely fashion;
    Develop and make sure all the projects in the
sub-sector have tested monitoring tools that capture both program activity
and indicators progresses;
    Organize panel monitoring and/or similar M and E
events to ensure accountability to the target community, with relevant
stakeholders including communities and ensure their dissemination to
concerned parties;
    With support from the M and E Manager and M and E
Coordinator, establish and maintain project level information management
    Facilitate implementation of the IR community
accountability mechanism, and ensure that program stakeholders have correct
information on the IRC activities.
    Proactively ensure networking and sharing of
lessons from the core program with strategic partners and other
stakeholders including government;
    Coordinate synergy and cross-learning among
different projects and programs;
    Cross fertilize learning among projects by
regularly producing (compiling) summary monitoring reports and sharing to
staff and partners.
Monitoring and evaluation (50% of time):
    Track progress against monitoring work plans;
    Coordinate the field level community participatory
monitoring and evaluation, reflective practice and impact measurement;
    Ensues the on time execution of projects major
monitoring and evaluation events including but not limited to baseline
survey, mid-term evaluation, final evaluation, data quality audit and field
    Provide technical assistance to staff and partner
organization on information management system, proper data collection and
record keeping;
    Provide consistent, supportive supervision to
strengthen staff performance as necessary to meet monitoring objectives;
    Update M and E plan timely and provide feedback to
program staff on status and quality of implementation.
    Assist with monthly and/or quarterly performance
indicator analysis, including generation of reports as well as
presentations for staff related to on-going performance;
    Conduct regular data verification exercises to
ensure reporting and collection of quality data;
    Verify entered data for completeness, correctness,
and consistency and follow up on any data quality issues;
    Document findings from data quality audits and
store in project files to ensure collective and sustainable access;
    Actively participate in and contribute to M and E
team activities, system assessments, development and implementation of new
systems and/or tools aimed at strengthening overall M and E practices at
IRC Nigeria;
    Closely work with staff to ensure they follow
correct procedures and criteria during beneficiary registration;
    Take part in the recruitment of enumerators and
survey consultants;
    Provide M and E inputs for reports written during
project implementation;
    Periodically leads reflective practice forums at
field office/ project level and compile lessons from project implementation
Information management and reporting (15% of time):
    Establish and maintain project information
management system;
    Submit data set to update country office wide
program database on monthly basis;
    Compile regular project monitoring report,
including lessons learned, prepared by different projects and application
of evaluation recommendations;
    Ensure all projects have downward/ forward
accountability mechanisms and works with project staff to make sure its
    Compile quarter, biannual and annual tabular and
narrative reports (as required by project stakeholders) on projects’
accomplishments by cost and alert the management for special deviations
form the plan.
Capacity building and supervision (15% of time):
    Assist local partners in designing monitoring and
reporting tools and establishing database management systems.
    Organize orientation for front line staff,
partners’ staff and volunteers on the monitoring tools and train them
how to use data for decision making;
    Let the front line staff and volunteers understand
IRC’s program principles and the bigger picture, in general;
    Coach, mentor and supervise Assistant M and E
    Assist her/his subordinate/s in completing
performance management activities including: performance planning,
monitoring, and annual performance appraisals;
Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor (5% of
    Perform other task related assignment proposed by
his/her supervisor/s
Skills And Experiences
    Degree/Diploma in Statistics, Computer
Science/IT/or any sector or sub-sector related field;
    Excellent computer skills are required
(particularly Microsoft Excel, Access and Word);
    At least two year experience working in monitoring
and evaluation preferred;
    Strong data collection, analysis, and report
writing skills required;
    Ability to work independently, think analytically
and take initiative in solving problems;
    Ability to communicate technical issues
    Familiarity with logframe analysis and M and E
    Experience in conducting assessment;
    Desirable – Working with highly vulnerable and
displaced people would be added advantage;
    Good verbal communication skills in local languages
and working knowledge of English;
    Most importantly, commitment to IRC values and
    A strong team player with excellent interpersonal
skills and the ability to work with groups of diverse backgrounds).
Working Environment
    The positions are located in Mubi the situation in
northeast Nigeria continues to be volatile and the security phase is orange
or red depending on location. This is a national position.
    Competitive Monthly salary,
    13th Month Salary Inclusive,
    Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension,
Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.
Application Closing Date
8th February, 2018.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their
CVs’ and Cover Letter to “The Senior Admin/HR Manager, International
Rescue Committee IRC” via:
 Subject of the application should read: Health M and E Officer, Mubi (x1)

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