The SAFER Consortium is the result of the merger of the two rapid response consortia, REFLEX (NRC, SI, ACTED) and KCRI (MC and CW), both created in 2018 thanks to the support of ECHO. This recent consortium builds on the lessons learned from more than fifteen years of rapid response experience in DRC. Its five members have significant experience in implementing rapid response programmes. Operational since 2018, the two consortia REFLEX and KCRI have already helped more than 1.8 million people in DRC.
The consortium members are present in all the provinces of the East of DRC and can contractually be deployed to any other part of the Country if an emergency occurs. The Rapid Response – SAFER Consortium needs a strong leadership and coordination function in order to operate effectively and deliver on its vision to be a leading national and global cash and WASH actor that supports the ability of vulnerable, conflict-affected people to cope and recover from shocks and influence national and global policies regarding the use of rapid response interventions in conflict contexts.
The Consortium Director position is hosted by MC, and the position of Deputy Consortium Director position will be hosted by NRC. The Deputy Consortium Director will be part of the Consortium Coordination Unit and will report to the Consortium Director.
Supporting the SAFER consortium will be a Consortium Coordination Unit staffed with technical specialists to advice on program quality and strategy. The Cash & Markets Specialist is one of these positions.
The role of the M&E Manager is to establish, implement and maintain M&E systems harmonized across the Consortium that promote evidence-based decision-making, programme and project performance, and internal management.
The M&E Manager will contribute to quality programming through supporting access to and use of relevant and timely information on programme scale, relevance, and effectiveness. Within this context, the M&E Manager will provide technical support to staff and build capacity in the country mission by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, cost efficient, and meaningful M&E systems.
Duties and responsibilities
- Adherence to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures.
- Responsible for the design, development, and implementation of a harmonized M&E systems, including M&E SOPs, guidance, and tools.
- Participate in programme design and proposal discussions, including support on theory of change, macro log frame, project log frame, and budgeting for M&E.
- Support Partners MEAL staff in planning executing M&E, including, sampling, data collection methods, tools, data management, analysis, and use.
- Support the planning, management, implementation, dissemination, and use of evaluations, assessments, and monitoring data in programme development, adjustment, and/ or review.
- Contribute to SAFER Consortium learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned, and reports.
- Co-lead the Consortium MEAL Working Group.Lead capacity building and training of programme and M&E support staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas
Generic professional competencies:
- At least 3 years experience in creating and leading the implementation of M&E systems for an international NGO
- At least 5 years experience working in an emergency or post-conflict setting
- Experience in MEL coordination in a consortium is an advantage.
- Thorough experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods
- Understanding of data and information needs for program management and decision making
- Experience in facilitating the capacity building efforts of diverse colleagues, including local partner agencies
- Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods
- Fluency in French is required, both written and verbal
- Working proficiency in English is desirable, both written and verbal
- Excellent quantitative skills and experience with Excel, Access, and statistical packages including Stata, R and GIS tools like QGIS, ArcGIS, and Google Earth Engine.
- Successful experience with the adoption of mobile data collections tools like Open Data Kit and Ona including XLSForm authoring, and GIS systems.
Context related skills, knowledge and experience:
- Excellent information management skills
- Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
- Proven presentation, training and facilitation skills
- strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative attitude and willingness to work in a team
- Strategic thinking
- Planning and delivering results
- Communicating with impact and respect
- Analytical Handling insecure environments
- Empowering others/enabling others to deliver
We can offer
For more information regarding this role, please click on the link Job Description
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
Grade: 8 in the NRC grade structure (see attached)
Duty station: Goma with 50% Travel to the field, Goma is a non-family posting. International staff members are required to live in joint accommodation.
NRC may be required to verify that our employees are not involved in illegal activity. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
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