Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant at Mercy Corps

Monitoring & Evaluation AssistantLocation: Maiduguri, Borno StateProgram/ Department SummaryWith the insurgency affecting North East Nigeria and displacing millions of people, Mercy Corps is expanding its humanitarian programming to support the conflict-affected population in Borno. In response to the ongoing crisis, Mercy Corps is scaling-up food security, non-food items, nutrition, protection, livelihoods, and water sanitation hygiene (WASH) activities in Dikwa, Ngala, and Jere Local Government Areas in Borno State to address emergency needs.General Position SummaryThe Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will support the database Officer in primary data quantitative data from the field.S/he will primarily conduct qualitative research, including focus groups, as well as some quantitative questionnaires. S/he will have excellent ability to interact with beneficiary communities.Essential Job functions Responsible for carrying out host focus group discussions, Conducting activities, Key Informant Interviews, writing detailed notes, summary analyses and writing case studies.Support Database Officer to clean and manage incoming dataFollow up with community beneficiaries to gather the event of missing or inaccurate dataParticipate and in any field activities such as community mobilization, information dissemination, attendance of committee meetings and any workshops.Enter all training details of all participating Beneficiary details trained under the programAssist in completing entries of all trainings, distributions, monitoring, registrations carried out at the field under the programSupport in data validation of the all activities that take place in the selected regions of intervention carried out by Mercy CorpsSupport any kind of program data entry and documentationsParticipate in any monitoring and evaluations at the field as may be requested by the supervisorConduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian missionAny Other duties as assignedOrganizational Learning:As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.Accountability to Beneficiaries:Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specificallyto our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects. 

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