Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

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Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

  • Post Date:May 31, 2021
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Diploma
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Requisition ID: req15988
Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant
Sector: Monitoring & Evaluation
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Beitbridge, Zimbabwe

Job Description

In anticipation of funding where the IRC will implement an 11-month project in Matabeleland in partnership with another INGO, the IRC is looking to recruit an M&E Assistant. Reporting to the M&E Officer, the M&E Assistant will work with the M&E Officer to provide monitoring and evaluation support to project teams implementing an Education in Emergencies (EiE) and Disaster Risk Management (DRM) project in Beitbridge. In close collaboration with the project team and the implementing partner, the M&E Assistant will also be involved in providing the day-to-day M&E needs of the project at community level to advise learning from the program implementation. The incumbent will be based in Beitbridge with frequent travel to the field to offer on-the-spot technical to communities.

Key Job functions/responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Implement and handle the project database including M&E systems tools and templates to supervise performance. This includes log frames, PMP, and data collection tools, as well as processes for data analysis.
  • Assisting on the collection and analysis of quantitative data to measure the agreed indicators.
  • Assist in verifying the accuracy of data as collected at all stages of program implementation and ensure data entered into is accurate and of good quality.
  • Collection of qualitative information using standard methodology processes to measure indicators.
  • Communicate data to the project team, and other relevant staff for reporting and serve any other data needs as may be required.
  • Ensure transparency in accounting, reporting and documenting project activities, and ensure compliance with donor and IRC M&E policies and standard methodology.
  • Collect Client Responsiveness data.

Coordination and Representation:

  • Participate in the development of M&E indicators, standards and, guidelines and with other implementation partners.

Training and Capacity Building:

  • Participate in relevant project and partner staff trainings in M&E, especially in the areas of basic concepts of M&E, qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection, analysis and use of M&E data.
  • Support and build the capacity of field based and office-based program staff and partner organizations to design and utilize M&E tools, surveys, evaluations and other M&E activities.
  • Regularly visit all field sites to ensure that M&E is being implemented optimally by staff and produce related monitoring reports.


  • Degree or Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, or any other related qualification
  • At least 2 years’ experience working conducting Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Good MS Excel, SPSS, skills is a must.
  • Ability to use Mobile data collection survey platforms.
  • Critical and responsive to gender, ethnicity, disability, and other social issues.
  • Participatory and team approach to work and behavior.
  • Proactive in liaising and problem solving.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, networking, communication, negotiation and facilitation skills
  • Proficient digital literacy e.g., MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Kobo tools, and Outlook.
  • Good personal relationship skills.

Direct Reporting

  • M&E Officer;
  • Other internal contacts: HR staff, Finance staff and Operations

About the IRC

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 refugees required to flee from 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.

Professional standards:

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons

Deadline: 11 June 2021