Nutrition ME Officer Vacancy at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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 people affected by 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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
 
Job Title: Nutrition ME Officer
 
Requisition ID: req7082
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Monitoring & Evaluation
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
 
Job Overview/Summary
The purpose of the M&E Officer position is to coordinate the collection, compilation, consolidation and analysis of data to track programs/ projects activities, monitor progress and support impact measurement. 
S/he will also conduct development research, engage in reflective practice and generate lessons from projects/program and prepare M&E plans for the sector or NUTRITION. 
 
Capacity building and supervision:
  • Assist local partners in designing monitoring and reporting tools and establishing database management systems.
  • Organize orientation for front line staff, partners’ staff and volunteers on the monitoring tools and train them how to use data for decision making;
  • Let the front line staff and volunteers understand IRC’s program principles and the bigger picture, in general;
Key Working Relationships:
  • Position Reports to: M&E Manager
  • Indirect Reporting: Nutrition coordinator/Nutrition Managers
  • Other Internal and/or external contacts: describe the nature of departments or groups the position influences or requires support from to accomplish objectives.
  • Internal: M&E Coordinator, Nutrition Coordinator, Snr. M&E Manager, Nutrition Managers/Officers and M&E team
Qualifications
  • Degree in Statistics, Computer Science/IT/, Public Health or any other related field;
  • Excellent computer skills are required (particularly Advanced Microsoft Excel, Access and Word);
  • At least two year experience working in monitoring and evaluation preferred;
  • Strong data collection, analysis, and report writing skills required;
  • Ability to work independently, think analytically and take initiative in solving problems;
  • Ability to communicate technical issues effectively;
  • Familiarity with log frame analysis and M&E plan;
  • Experience in conducting assessment;
  • Desirable – Nutrition background and Working with highly vulnerable and displaced people would be added advantage;
  • Good verbal communication skills in local languages and working knowledge of English;
  • Most importantly, commitment to IRC values and principles;
  • A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with groups of diverse backgrounds.
  • Language Skills: Must be able to communicate and write in English. Local language is an added advantage
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
 
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
 
Important Information/Notice
  • The IRC and IRC workers adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. 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, and Anti-Retaliation.
  • 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
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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