Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

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Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Leading the monitoring & evaluation of an existing multi-office National Resource Center (NRC) project for Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant (RIM) communities in the United States. Which includes: - Leading the monitoring and evaluation of NRC-RIM general health promotion initiatives in partnership with Afghan communities. - Leading the monitoring and evaluation of NRC-RIM general health promotion initiatives in partnership with Ukrainian communities. - Collaborating closely with the Project Manager to review outcomes and outputs and ensure project goals are on target. - Analyze data and provide regular written qualitative and quantitative reports to the IRC leadership and the project funder, using graphics and tables to illustrate key points. - Support M&E capacity building with IRC offices connected to the project, including the capacity to collect, analyze and use client feedback data, through thought leadership into global tools and resources, training, and technical support. - Leading or supporting other evaluation, research, and M&E capacity building as opportunities arise.

Key Working Relationships:

This position is based in RAI’s Research, Analysis, and Learning Unit and reports to the Sr. Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer. The MEL Officer will work in close collaboration with other members of the RAL and NRC-RIM project team, and with program offices.

Job Requirements:

Education: A University degree in a relevant discipline (preferably in Social Sciences, Data Science, or a related field) preferred.

Work Experience: At least 3 years developing and implementing M&E plans; coordinating and/or conducting project evaluations, conducting qualitative and both descriptive and inferential quantitative data analysis. Experience conducting evaluations of programs for refugee or displaced populations.

Skills and Competencies:

- Ability to plan and conduct mixed method project impact, outcome and process evaluations and define sampling strategies. - Project management skills. - Ability to develop both quantitative and qualitative data collection tools. - Experience developing client feedback mechanisms and tools. - Understanding of data equity principles. - Strong quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills. - Capacity with SPSS, Stata, R or similar software. - Experience with qualitative data analysis software. - Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Ability to set up mobile data collection systems a plus. - Ability to effectively communicate results, including with data visualization. - Proficiency in 1 or more language(s) spoken by clients preferred (Arabic, Kiswahili, Dari, Farsi, Pashto, French, Kinyarwanda, Ukrainian). - Strong attention to detail (excellent proofreading and editing skills). - Ability to work flexibly both independently and as part of a team. - Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with fluency in English. - Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.

Working Environment:

- A combination of standard office environment, remote work, and ‘field’ time within the service delivery area to perform the above-outlined responsibilities. - Occasional domestic (non-local) travel required; up to 10%. - May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

Compensation: Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

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