M&E Assistant (Environmental Health)

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The International Rescue Committee(IRC) is recruiting for fulltime M&E Assistant (Environmental Health).

Job Details

The International Rescue Committee(IRC), one of the world's largest humanitarian agencies, provides relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of natural disaster, oppression and violent conflict in 42 countries. The IRC is committed to bold leadership, innovation and creative partnerships. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women's empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: M&E Assistant (Environmental Health)
Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will work closely with Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and the EH staff, and will be responsible for the development and administration of high quality M and E system in the EH project through; collecting, inputting, collating/organizing, analyzing and producing data for the proper implementation of the Environmental Health projects in Yobe.

Data collection tools and database design (----% of time):

  • Develop tools for the collecting regular projects’ activities and performances;
  • Take part in the design of Microsoft Excel databases to store project/program accomplishment data;
  • Work with the M&E manager in designing data collection templates for surveys that needs to be conducted internally;
  • Take part in designing electronic data entry templates for mobile/tablet data collection;
  • Work with partner staff in designing both data collection tools and electronic templates;
  • Design a strategy to collect filed level information required by IRC, donors and/or stakeholders;
  • Work with the M&E and program team in standardizing the project M&E tools;

Data collection and analysis (--- % of time):

  • Make sure the responsible persons for each and every data elements to compute project performances are assigned;
  • Closely work with front line staff and volunteers to make so that projects data collected on timely fashion;
  • Communicate and orient responsible partners or program staff on the use of the tools they are responsible for;
  • Apply data cleaning techniques to ensure the quality of data collected from field;
  • Tabulate and cross-tabulate the field data for further analysis by M&E managers and program staff;
  • Identify the data quality issues and bring to the attention of the M&E manager with proposed actions;
  • Take part in the Data Quality Audits, share with program staff and document findings;
  • With the support of EH teams, ensure high quality monitoring data in a timely manner: collate/organize data for reporting.
  • Partake in routine monitoring missions as scheduled.
  • With the support of M&E manager, train enumerators on administration of various Environmental Health questionnaires and data collection tools related to project monitoring, baseline and evaluations.
  • With the support of M&E manager, train casual staff, data entry operators on data entering.
  • Timely report to M&E manager and Senior EH Manager.
  • Closely work with staff to ensure they follow correct procedures and criteria during beneficiary registration.

Capacity building and supervision (---% of time):

  • Assist local partners in designing monitoring and reporting tools and establishing database management systems;
  • Train enumerator hired for special studies or assessments;
  • Organize orientation for front line staff, partners’ staff and volunteers on the monitoring tools and train them how to use data for decision making;
  • Mentor and coach frontline staff and volunteers on issues related to data collection.

Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor (----% of time):

  • Perform other task related assignment proposed by his/her supervisor/s


Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

1 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Skills and Experiences: 

  • Degree/Diploma in Statistics, Computer Science, IT or related fields;
  • Excellent computer skills are required (particularly Microsoft Excel, Access and Word);
  • Excellent English language skills, oral and written, and the ability to translate from Hausa and/or Fulani to English;
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills with attention to details;
  • Ability to travel to provide on-site guidance and training;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently;
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment;
  • At least one year of prior experience in a similar post, reporting experience preferred.

Benefits: Monthly salary, 13Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV's addressed to the "Country Director IRC". Hand delivered application should be sent only to the IRC field office in Damaturu, Yobe State.

Note: Applications will be selected on rolling bases and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for Interview.

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About International Rescue Committee (irc)

  • Type: Nonprofit
  • Headquarters: Abuja

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing and power to people devastated by conflict an...Know More about International Rescue Committee (irc)

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