Monitoring and Evaluation  Officer

Mogadishu (National Position)

Somalia, Norwegian RefugeeCouncil

Rights Respected, People Protected

Founded in 1946, today the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) works in both new and protracted crises across 31 countries. Our 6,000 employees provide life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. NRC specialises in six areas: food security, education, shelter, legal assistance, camp management, and water, sanitation and hygiene. NRC is a determined advocate for displaced people. We promote and defend their rights and dignity in local communities, with national governments and in the

international arena.

NRC’s expert deployment capacity, NORCAP, boasts around 1,000 experts from all over the world who can be deployed within 72 hours. NORCAP experts help 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.

NRC in Somalia

NRC has been active in Somalia since 2004 with four area offices in Kismayu, Mogadishu, Garowe and Hargeisa, providing protection and humanitarian assistance to refugees, internally displaced persons and returnees in Somaliland, Puntland, South Central and Jubbaland regions. NRC offers a comprehensive response for returnees and IDPs of high need, addressing their food security, livelihood, shelter, education, ICLA, and water, hygiene and sanitation needs and also responding to emergencies through NRC’s five core competences; Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA).

NRC Somalia is part of NRC’s East Africa and Yemen regional operation which comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across seven countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Yemen, Eritrea, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania). NRC’s overall strategy in the region is to enhance protection and promote the rights of displaced people in humanitarian need by improving living conditions and seeking durable solutions. The regional office is based in Nairobi and works with country programmes to ensure standardization of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination.

To oversee the overall design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and procedures and ensure that all aspects of the NRC South and Central Area Program M& system are adhered to.

Candidates can apply online by going through the ” VACANCIES” link at www.nrc.no Email or Paper applications will not be considered.

Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

Application d…11/01/2020Full-time/par…Full-time
Employer:Norwegian RefugeeEmployment …Permanent position
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Town/city:MogadishuWebcruiter ID:4174280277
Title:Monitoring andPositions:1
Evaluation Officer
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Duties and responsibilitie

Job Description:

In coordination with the M&E Coordinator, Area Manager, project staff and M&E staff establish a reliable participatory M&E framework for NRC SC.

Implement effective M&E systems and procedures to ensure project quality assurance and consistency across the Area Program.

Design, implement, improve and maintain workable and comprehensive M&E tools for the monitoring of core NRC program activities within the Program Area

Oversee the systematic and continuous data collection and analysis on the progress of activities over time and monitor results in terms of timeliness, quality, and accuracy in line with the logical framework approaches (LFAs) best practice and project documents.

Provide technical support to SC Sub-Offices teams in planning ad monitoring of ongoing projects as well as the development of systematic regular and structured M&E exercises.

Assist in the drafting of periodic program thematic internal and external reports.

Compile various periodic internal reports for smooth and timely implementation and accomplishment of planned project activities.

Manage the M&E Database with other M&E staff and also program staff and be responsible for generating periodic reports for SC Program Area as per the NRC Headquarters and donor partner requirements

Build the capacity of staff through training and support for effective implementation of the M&E systems, including for information gathering, follow up and post implementation monitoring within the Program Area.

Collaborate with the Mission’s information, communications and telecommunications (ICT) section to develop and maintain the M&E technology system including updating, trouble shooting and promptly addressing all problems as they arise.



University degree preferably in social sciences, international relations and/or development or other relevant discipline.

Minimum 5 years of relevant experience within the humanitarian field

Minimum 3 years of relevant working experience in M&E design and implementation. At least 3 years experience in field project review, projects reporting and evaluation. Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

Strong analysis skills (qualitative and quantitative) and strong reporting skills.

Experience in training and capacity building in M&E mechanisms at various project levels Good understanding of various donors’ requirements

Experience in designing and leading on specific development research projects Experience working with statistical computer software packages

Project design and management skills

Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.

Personal qualities

Behavioral competencies these are personal qualities or characteristics that influence how successful people are in their job. The below are required for this position:

Handling insecure environments

Managing resources to optimize results Empowering and building trust

Managing performance and development

We offer

Contract period: 12 months

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

Duty station: Mogadishu

Travel: Some travelling must be expected

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.


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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 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 is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ul mate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communies

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.

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