TYPE : Part-time (30 hours per week)
START DATE : September 2022
DURATION : 6 months with high possibility of extension
M&E Strategy and Design :
Support program staff to design evidence-based programming and M&E systems that align with the country, regional and global objectives, are relevant to the context, responsive to assessed needs, are measurable and are in compliance with country grant requirements;
Ensure systems established meet standards as set out in IRC’s global Measurement Framework and support the implementation of IRC’s Outcomes and Evidence Framework (OEF);
Ensure that all relevant stakeholders have timely access to appropriate information and evidence;
Undertake continuous assessment of M&E requirements, and based on these, work closely with program leads to facilitate decision-making for real time program adaptation;
In cooperation with the Senior Livelihoods Manager and M&E Manager ensure that program log frames are realistic, supported by the M&E systems and processes, consistent with the IRC’s library of core outcomes and indicators and, all together, signal progress towards country strategy implementation.
Provide assistance in monitoring program progress including the design of appropriate data collection tools that can track progress of projects’ progress;
Support teams in reviewing M&E tools, as well as in guiding data collection and analysis as required, including training staff in data collection tools;
Support teams in design and implementation of surveys, ensuring use of appropriate methodologies, questionnaire design, training of interviewers, data collection, and data analysis;
Contribute to donor proposals and reports, through quality analysis and interpretation of data;
Provide teams support in the development and analysis of data, including the effective use of data collected in regular data review meetings;
Ensure consistency of indicators’ definitions and measurement across all projects as appropriate.
Evaluations, Accountability and Learning
Work with senior management to identify strategic opportunities for external and internal evaluations, case and impact studies;
Ensure that IRC meets its internal and external accountability commitments through the development and implementation of accountability mechanisms appropriate for the rapidly evolving context, and including a beneficiary feedback and response mechanism utilized by program teams;
Promote an environment of best practice and knowledge sharing between programs and within programs between different offices.
Support the design of projects’ databases, tracking, record keeping and filing methodologies for all activities;
Promote and strengthen the understanding of the importance of M&E within the IRC Hellas Livelihoods team and with partners, as appropriate, including through staff trainings, and the use and / or analysis of M&E systems during program design and implementation;
Other duties that may be assigned by supervisor Key Working Relationships : The position reports to the Senior Livelihoods Manager with dual reporting line to the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.
The position also works closely with the MEL Coordinator, Senior Livelihoods Officer, Livelihoods Assistant, job and microenterprise counselor(s). Professional Skills :
Bachelor’s degree, MA / MSc equivalent strongly preferred, in Social Science, Statistics, Economics and Business or a related field;
Minimum 2 years’ experience in developing M&E processes and a sound technical understanding of contemporary M&E principles, methods and approaches, preferably in the humanitarian sector;
Professional MS Office skills (Excel but Access is a big plus) and experience in conducting statistical analysis of data, including use of statistical software such as SPSS, or Stata is preferred but not required.
Demonstrated experience and skills developing qualitative and quantitative data collection tools with Kobo experience preferred;
Demonstrated experience and skills developing logical / results frameworks, indicators and other key M&E tools;
Demonstrated experience and skills in data / information management and analysis, with experience using databases and software applications;
Demonstrated experience and capacity in conducting field-level data collection and data entry;
Experience in capacity building and team building;
Greek and English fluency, both verbal and written, required
Strong written and oral communication skills;
Excellent inter-personal skills, demonstrating diplomacy and tact;
Promotes teamwork and is able to work with a variety of people in a multicultural environment;
Capable of influencing and motivating individuals that are not under direct line management;
Capable of applying skills and knowledge in a range of capacities, including direct implementation, remote management, training and the transfer of technical knowledge and skills to others;
Flexible and able to handle pressure;
Attention to detail;
Values learning and takes a strong interest in new developments in the field of MEAL.
Working schedule : flexible Office hours. IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
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, and Anti-Retaliation.
IRC et les employés de IRC doivent adhérer aux valeurs et principes contenus dans le IRC WAY (normes de conduite professionnelle).
Ce sont l’Intégrité, le Service, et la Responsabilité. En conformité avec ces valeurs, IRC opère et fait respecter les politiques sur la protection des bénéficiaires contre l’exploitation et les abus, la protection de l’enfant, le harcèlement sur les lieux de travail, l’intégrité financière, et les représailles.