Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager- AQBE Project (Female Only)

January 29, 2024
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Job Description

About IRC (International Rescue Committee):

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 forced 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. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

About the Position:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced MEAL Manager to oversee data collection, analysis, and utilization of data to inform adaptive program management. The successful candidate will play a key role in developing and implementing monitoring systems, designing monitoring tools, and ensuring the quality of program data across our Afghanistan programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee data collection, analysis, and utilization for adaptive program management.
  2. Develop and implement monitoring systems and design monitoring tools.
  3. Create data collection tools and conduct or support data quality assessments.
  4. Monitor project activities, outputs, and progress towards anticipated results.
  5. Develop and submit monthly, quarterly, or annual reports as per project requirements.
  6. Ensure partners and IRC data systems are operational, providing high-quality program data in a standardized manner.
  7. Oversee resolution of challenges with partners on data management and utilization.
  8. Conduct monthly data validation exercises for implementing partners.
  9. Support project-specific research deliverables in coordination with the MERL Director and research teams.
  10. Oversee capacity building for national partners on data management, assessments, and data utilization.
  11. Raise specific challenges to the AQBE SMT with partner data collection and verification.

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of MEAL/M&E management experience.
  • USAID-specific MEAL management experience (preferred).
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; master’s degree in MEAL is preferable.
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills.
  • Proficient in Pashto, Dari, and English.
  • Willingness to travel and conduct field and partner visits.
Submission Guidelines:

For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

“The IRC encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year and be in good standing before applying for another position within the organization. If an employee is interested in a vacant position within the organization, he/she must inform his/her supervisor in advance before applying for a new position.”

(However, 1 year is a must to complete, but to encourage IRCA employees, we are flexible for those who have worked in the current IRC position for at least 6 months or above.)

All qualified candidates are requested to visit the following link and follow the instructions:

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Applicants who recently applied/interviewed will not be considered again.

Applications received without the given link and/or online system will be disqualified.

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and interviews.

If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date, please know that your application has not been successful for the post.

Submission Email:

Refer to submission guideline.

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