Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – National – Female candidates preferred

Job Overview


The role of the M&E Coordinator is to establish and implement systems to promote evidence-based decision-making, programme and project performance, and internal management. The M&E Coordinator will contribute to quality programming through supporting access to and use of relevant and timely information on programme scale, relevance, and effectiveness. The Area Office M&E Coordinator will provide technical support to in-country staff pertaining to M&E and other cross cutting positions and build their capacity in by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, cost efficient and meaningful M&E systems.


  • Lead area level programs / needs assessments and support in developing data collection methodology and tools, and in actual data collection, as needed.
  • Support data analysis ( programmatic and contextual) to support quality program development
  • Support in data management and development of clear information flow between programme and M&E staff.
  • Support programme staff in handling and responding to feedback and in a manner that strengthens the response to beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate with project teams and departments for accountability related activities including community engagement to increase compliance and improve feedback systems.
  • Provide technical support to area staff to establish and follow up on joint community feedback and response mechanisms in the target locations.
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative field monitoring, verification of project implementation and ensure that monitoring data is reported on a timely manner to relevant program and managerial staff
  • Contribute to area level M&E concept note development and participate in log frame design during project proposal and planning process
  • Oversee the implementation of beneficiary service referrals for service within NRC and external agencies
  • Capacity building and training of program staff on M&E and accountability technical and conceptual areas, as needed
  • Any other task relevant to the position as requested by M&E Coordinator.


Generic professional competencies:

  • bachelor’s degree in related field, such as social science, economics, operations research, quantitative analysis, or other related fields.
  • At least 3-4 years of experience in an international/local non-governmental organization (I/NGO) preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting, including M&E capacity and systems development.
  • 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.


Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and/or development programmes, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Fluency in English and Arabic – both written and verbal
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational and team working skills.
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity.

Other Information:

  • Contract Duration: 12 months
  • Duty Station: Nineveh- Iraq
  • Health Insurance is provided
  • Salary: G7/S1, According to NRC’s Iraq salary scale and terms and conditions.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • NRC is an equal opportunity employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
  • For more information please read Job Description




The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.



The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s representation with the IASC and UN agencies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in around 31 countries with approximately 14’000 staff. NRC employs a rights based approach, challenging those with responsibility to uphold the rights of displaced people set out within national and International Laws. NRC endeavors to secure the acceptance of local stakeholders for activities and is committed to the principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.

NRC seeks to engage with all relevant actors in order to promote the full respect for the rights of displaced and vulnerable people; secure and maintain access for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of durable solutions. NRC Geneva, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), are NRC’s primary presence in Geneva.


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