The primary role of the VPR M&E Officer is to support improved monitoring and evaluation systems and data collection processes within violence prevention and response programs. This includes supporting TU-led projects in carrying out routine M&E, helping the measurement advisor to identify and analyze opportunities improve data collection and management, including developing M&E systems, supporting data analysis to inform program improvement and where appropriate, integrating ICT solutions within existing and new data collection systems both at global and country levels.
This position will work closely with the Measurement Advisor and country teams to support M&E strengthening and promote consistency across data management and use for reoccurring VPRU programming.
1. Support Data Management Strategies and Tools for VPRU
- Support Measurement Strategy efforts including roll-out of updated indicators and development of new measurement packages
- Collect, clean and analyze IRC annual statistics data, with Measurement Advisor support
- Update and expand VPRU’s Monitoring and Evaluation resource library
2. Provide On-going Direct Technical Support to TU Staff and Country Programs
- Working closely with VPRU TAs, Specialists and the Measurement Advisor to provide ongoing technical support to VPRU country program staff in improving data collection and management
- Provide ongoing training and capacity building in M&E tools and techniques (including mobile data collection) to country program staff and TAs/Specialists
- Working closely with the Measurement Advisor to support the development, adaptation and usage of new tools for program data collection and management systems;
- Working closely with the Measurement Advisor support the development, adaptation and usage of data analysis/visualization tools (i.e. program data dashboards)
- Working closely with the Measurement Advisor to support data analysis for program use (including formative study, evaluation and routine monitoring data)
- Develop and revise best practice guides, manuals, trainings and other technical resources to improve the quality of M&E systems
- Continue to adapt and refine tools and resources based on field and TU feedback
- Graduate degree in social sciences, international development, or other related field preferred;
- Minimum of 3-6 years of experience in delivering and managing data collection and management systems. Experience in implementing programs overseas in conflict or disaster-affected environments preferred.
- Familiarity with protection rule of law, women’s protection and empowerment, and/or child protection;
- Experience with mobile data collection and analysis tools especially ODK-based applications (Kobo, Ona, Formhub, Commcare, etc.) is desirable.
- Strong data analysis skills, both quantitative and qualitative, and experience with analysis software (Dedoose, NVIVO, STATA, SPSS or R)
- French and Arabic language skills are a plus, but not required
- The ability to travel to developing countries;
- Excellent writing and editing skills for proposal and technical resource development;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: the ability to successfully listen to, interact with, and communicate clearly with people from diverse nationalities and backgrounds, as well as with senior level internal and external stakeholders;
- Strong organizational skills: the ability to work independently and productively in a fast-paced environment;
- Flexible work attitude: the ability to work productively in a team and multi-sectoral environment & independently;
Working Environment*:* Standard office work environment with occasional travel