Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at The Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 30 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights.  The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been operational in West Africa since 1998. Our aim is to contribute to the peace and stabilization, protection and promotion of durable solution to crisis affected populations in the region. DRC has opened a new country programme in Nigeria focusing on responding to the huge humanitarianDRC operations was initially focus on Yola and Mubi in Adamawa State, and has opened base in Maiduguri, Borno State and from there DRC has focus on meeting the basic needs (protection, WASH, food security and shelter) of urban caseloads as well as supporting outreach to affected areas and displacement camps. DRC also maintains a representational office in Abuja and a larger coordination and field based implementation office in Yola, Adamawa State. DRC is also currently assessing the possibility of operationalizing a hub in Yobe State.Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation OfficerTask and ResponsibilitiesMEAL Systems Development at base level in consultation with the country M&E Manager:Based on the project proposals, implementation plan, and donor reporting requirements, support the M&E Manager in the development and implementation of a system for capturing and documenting data and relevant information on project activities, beneficiaries, outputs, outcomes, and impactsEnsure an effective roll-out of M&E collection and reporting systems at the base level through training, site visits, manuals, and other technical support as neededConduct training for base project staff on M&E in line with identified capacity needs and provide ongoing mentoring support in consultation with the M&E Manager.Work with the various project teams to ensure that all information and data is collected, documented, and collated in an accurate and timely mannerContribute to regular reviews of the M&E system itself, making improvements as needed and recommended, in consultation with technical managers, M&E manager, staff, and partners.Monitoring and Reporting:Lead on compilation of regular monthly and quarterly base level reports using data provided by Base project teams and ensure cross checking of data.Support the M&E manager to fill monitoring table of projectsSupport the Head of Base and technical program Managers to ensure that planned activities are carried out in a way that is timely, cost effective and adheres to quality standardsProvide base level project data to help with donor monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.Research and Evaluation:Coordinate with the donor-contracted Evaluation Team for conducting of activities at base and village levelsSupport coordination of overall project/s review and evaluation activities as required. This includes working with the independent Evaluation Team to coordinate mid-term and final evaluations, and supporting donor and external reviews as requiredAccountability:Support creation of a system for ensuring that information obtained is also shared with communities, women, and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanismEnsure beneficiary accountability mechanism is logging and addressing complaints in a timely fashion. Ensure programme managers are aware of delays in acting on any complaints or information requestsTraining beneficiaries, community stakeholders and programme participants on DRC complaint response mechanism to promote downward accountability.Knowledge Management & Learning:In consultation with Head of Base, country M&E Manager and technical managers, facilitate and compile case studies, change stories and lessons learned reports on a regular basis to share wider programme and inform improvements in quality and deliveryAnalyze information about the base level programme / projects and make recommendations for improvement.Ensure key base level lessons and challenges are documented and shared with staff and partners to help consolidate lessons learned for future proposal development and implementation of best practices.

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