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Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Kenya
  • Grade: Junior level - Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date:

Requisition ID: req49647

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Sector: Monitoring & Evaluation

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Hagadera, Kenya

Work Arrangement:

Job Description

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.

Scope of Work:

Under the supervision of the M&E Officer, the M&E Assistant will be supporting in data collection, summarizing, compiling and dissemination, storing and timely reporting of all forms in Health, Nutrition, WPE and RH/HIV programs. Key responsibilities will be data entry of facility reports into IRHIS, building the capacity among information systems users at the facility level and administration level within the IRC programs. They shall coordinate with program teams in sharing monitoring and evaluation information and support in preparation and dissemination of program lessons and reports.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support in implementation of the MEAL systems in Hagadera.
  • Coding and indexing of diagnosis of inpatient files/emergency files as per MOH requirement.
  • Reviewing facility data/ reports and uploading it to DHIS.
  • Take lead in quarterly data review meetings at facility level, sector level and camp level.
  • Support in conducting routine data quality audit and assessments.
  • Compile weekly surveillance disease trends and weekly activities reports and share with the relevant health teams.
  • Share ad-hoc reports as required by the program teams.
  • Updating whiteboards across the facilities.
  • Supporting program staff with provision of data collection tools development, deployment, and supervision of use.
  • Supervision of filing and general data management at the facilities.
  • Supervising Monitoring and Evaluation incentives staff.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

  1. BSC in Health Records & Information Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or any other related field.
  2. Diploma in Health Information management, Monitoring and Evaluation or equivalent with at least 3 years of field experience.
  3. Computer literacy with possible advanced Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint and Ms access.
  4. Knowledge in computer statistical packages (EPI INFO, SPSS and Stata).

Required Experience & Competencies:

  1. Strong data interpretation skills, report writing and presentation skills.
  2. Demonstrated experience in capacity building and mentoring of staff.
  3. Knowledge, skills and experience in participatory methods
  4. Experience in use of data to inform decision-making, planning, and performance monitoring.
  5. Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation skills.
  6. Strong management skills (Leading, motivating and developing staff)
  7. Great teammate.
  8. Ready to work in difficult environmental conditions.
  9. Must be flexible and culturally sensitive.

Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equity. 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.

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 encouraging benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer: IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. 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.

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.


Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes.

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