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Job Description and Requirements
International Relief and Development, Inc.
A nonprofit humanitarian and development organization, IRD improves lives and livelihoods through inclusion, engagement, and empowerment. We build lasting relationships and strengthen our beneficiaries’ capabilities to create sustainable change and direct their own development. IRD is recruiting for highly motivated and experienced staff for an anticipated program entitled the “Jordan Community Engagement Program.” The goal of the program is to strengthen community and national engagement in the context of regional volatility and transitions associated with domestic policy reform, economic conditions and demographic changes. The goal will be supported by the achievement of three objectives:
1.Expand NGO, community organization, professional association and government efforts to build resilience and address cohesion-related challenges;
2.Increase civil society-government-private sector cooperation in building resilience and addressing cohesion-related challenges; and
3.Strengthen skills and build other capacity relevant to community and national cohesion.
The following position is contingent on receipt of funding for the program.
- To perform Monitoring and Evaluation of all aspects of the project implementation and help with analysis of all statistical related activities.
Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant:
•Coordinate M&E process as required by the program’s M&E plan, cooperative agreement, annual workplan, and other guiding documents as appropriate.
•Perform analysis of statistical data collected by the program.
•Ensure quality and accuracy of the recorded quantitative and qualitative data through review of program data and frequent field travel.
•Assist in preparation of the progress reports with statistical indicators for the program
•Maintain the program’s M&E database in coordination with field staff.
•Assist in the development of any surveys and other appropriate field-based studies. Provide support to field staff and mid-level management to manage community information as a tool for planning and managing the project effectively with participation from community groups and project volunteers
•Ensure effective implementation of the projects work plans through ongoing monitoring and support to field staff that collect data.
•Participate in data quality analysis exercises as appropriate.
•Other duties as assigned.
- A university degree in a relevant field. Coursework in statistics is a plus.
- At least two years of experience in a monitoring and evaluation. Experience on a USAID-funded program is a plus.
1.Demonstrable computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly excel and access, Internet, and Email.
2.Outstanding communication skills, fluent in English and Arabic.
3.Willingness to travel outside of Amman regularly.
4.Reliable, honest, transparent; commitment for hard work and exceptional work ethics.
CVs and Letters of Interest, together with a salary history that covers the last three years, should be sent in ENGLISH to IRD’s team by close of business on March 5th 2013.
Interested Parties should send their applications to email@example.com quoting the reference number for the position for which they are applying.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and additionally undertake tests to measure their financial or linguistic ability as appropriate to the position.