Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (National – Erbil)

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Job Overview


iMMAP Inc. is an international nongovernmental organisation that provides information management services to humanitarian and development organizations. Through information management, we help our partners target assistance to the world’s most vulnerable populations. Our core philosophy is that better data leads to better decisions and that better decisions lead to better outcomes. iMMAP Inc.’s critical support to information value chains helps to solve operational and strategic challenges of our partners in both emergency and development contexts by enabling evidence-based decision-making for better outcomes.


This recruitment is for an anticipated Third-Party Monitoring Project in Iraq


Monitor and verify U.S. funded (PM/WRA) Conventional Weapons Destruction activities conducted by PM/WRA’s implementing partners (IPs) in Iraq, including explosive ordnance survey and clearance and Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) activities. Monitoring will be conducted at regularly scheduled intervals through visits to sites of completed and ongoing clearance and EORE activities. The purpose of the site visits is to confirm the accuracy of implementing partners (IP) reporting submitted to PM/WRA, as well as assess the immediate outcomes (benefits) of the activities through engagement with beneficiaries.

iMMAP seeks to recruit 2 officers (one male and one female) to ensure access to all targeted stakeholders.

Description of Duties

The M&E Officer is responsible for all tasks assigned by the TPM Project Coordinator, as follows.

Site Visit Monitoring Preparation:

  •  Assist in the preparation of work and movement plans to conduct site visits.
  •  Coordinate with IPs within the area of assignment to support the TPM team’s site visits, according to the TPM work and movement plan.
  • Contribute to the development, updating and reviewing of tools for data collection.
  • Conduct testing of all new and updated tools within the mobile data collection platform.

Site Visit Monitoring Activities:

  • Conduct field observations at the sites of completed and ongoing activities to verify the information reported to PM/WRA.
  • Conduct data collection activities (Direct observations, Key Informant Interviews, Focus Group Discussions) as defined in the TPM methodology using the relevant tools.
  • Conduct case study interviews (testimonies) with selected beneficiaries to highlight the impact of the CWD activities.
  • Ensure all field data is captured within the TPM database, using Kobo Collect tools.
  • Support the TPM Information Management Officer in the data verification process and to conduct data analysis.

Post Monitoring Activities:

  • Prepare TPM individual site visit reports including collation and attachment of relevant support documentation, including photographs and case studies.
  •  Appropriately document all reports for review by the TPM Project Coordinator and conduct any required revisions, according to feedback received.
  • Support the Communications Officer to prepare case studies, based on the beneficiary case study interviews conducted.
  • On a routine basis collect, collate, and report on challenges and internal lessons learned throughout the TPM process.
  • Conduct any other duties from time to time, as requested by the line manager.
  • Conduct desk review of IPs’ quarterly reports to PM/WRA to verify accuracy of reports.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to execute activities independently.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to establish relationships.
  • Knowledge of the Iraq cultural, political, and geographical context.
  • Knowledge and understanding of mine action mandates and operations would be an advantage, but iMMAP will provide training.
  • Knowledge and previous experience of Monitoring and Evaluation and field data collection activities is essential.
  • Capacity to produce coherent and good-quality reports.
  • Capacity to think critically and analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative data.
  • General computer skills (use of MS Office package, Internet, MS Teams)
  • High level of motivation and proactivity
  • Ability to work under pressure and long hours at different locations.
  • Flexible and adaptable to any situation.
  • Self-reliant and able to work independently.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Well organized, self-starter.
  • Interpersonal skills and personal maturity, tact, courtesy, patience, adaptability, initiative, cooperativeness, and resourcefulness.

Academic Qualifications / Experience / Language

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in social sciences, humanitarian and/or development studies, or relevant field.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in conducting monitoring and evaluation activities, including field data collection.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in implementing community engagement related activities (focus group discussions, key informant interviews, etc.)
  • Experience in a mine action-related field would be an advantage, but training will be provided by iMMAP.
  • Experience of working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Very good working knowledge of:
  • English, and Arabic for Center region
  • English, Arabic and Kurdish for North region

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