Monitoring and Evaluation Team Lead at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Team Lead (Re-Advertised)

Job Identification: 988

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Job Category: Analysis and Assessment

Job Schedule: Full time

Job Description

Generic Responsibilities:

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Professional Development Plan:

  • Ensure compliance with NRC policies, guidelines and standards;
  • Ensure compliance with Core Competency strategy, tools, handbooks, guidelines and standards;
  • Responsible for technical quality control and performance monitoring (quality at activity, outputs and outcomes) of Core Competency project(s) at area office level;
  • Coordinate M&E activities and report to Area Manager on progress,
  • Promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards & principles within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC.

Specific Responsibilities:

These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly:

  • Provide technical analysis and feedback in Area Office’s coordination meetings;
  • Assess, promote and document ideas for M&E improvements and further program development options;
  • Technical support (coaching, mentoring, on the job training) towards field offices staff;
  • Consolidate programme performance report at area office (output, progress markers, outcomes, budget spent versus results achieved) of the Area Office;
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist;
  • Support the set-up of complaint mechanisms within the geographical area of responsibility, in line with existing tools;
  • Support in close collaboration with the complaints and Feedbacks Mechanisms (CFM) officer the monitoring of the effectiveness and efficiency of complaint mechanisms in place;
  • Support in designing and developing research, distribution, post distribution monitoring methodologies;
  • Support in setting up a learning agenda;
  • Perform data quality checks and observations to guarantee that data is collected according to high quality standard;
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative data analysis, desk reviews and quarterly trends analysis with secondary data;
  • Document project progress, M&E issues and/or questions in a way that can be channelled to the Area Manager, the M&E Coordinator and Manager;
  • Support the team in other activities agreed and discussed with the management.


  • Degree Level: University, Advanced.

Application Closing Date

9:27 AM; 4th March, 2021.