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The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is recruiting for fulltime M&E Assistant (Health).
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. We are recruiting to fill the position below:
The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will work closely with Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and the Health staff, and will be responsible for the development and administration of high quality M and E system in the Health project through; collecting, inputting, collating/organizing, analyzing and producing data for the proper implementation of the Health projects in Yobe.
Responsibilities 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 Health 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 and Health, train enumerators on administration of various Health questionnaires and data collection tools related to project monitoring, baseline and evaluations.
With the support of M&E and Health manager, train casual staff, data entry operators on data entering.
Timely report to M&E manager and Health 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
Min Required Experience:
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 submit their applications 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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