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Internal Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

Amman (Jordan)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Amman (Jordan)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2020-10-30

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Are you an expert in Monitoring & Evaluation and Education, and fluent in Arabic? Join NORCAP and work with our partners, UNESCO, and the Ministry of Education to strengthen education in Jordan. 



The mission

NORCAP contributes to solving key challenges within the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors in order to make a change for people in need. Our goal is to protect the lives and rights of vulnerable people. Together with our partners UNESCO and the Ministry of Education in Jordan, we strive to promote education as a fundamental human right, consistent with Sustainable Development Goal 4. SDG 4 ensures equal and affordable education access to boys and girls of all ages.

In order to reach this ambitious goal, UNESCO Amman is working closely with the Ministry of Education through a multi-donor funded “System Strengthening Partnership in Jordan with the Ministry of Education” programme (SSP). Desired outcomes of this programme include but is not limited to the strengthening of data collection, utilisation, as well as evidence-based planning and policymaking in implementing its Education Strategic Plan (ESP). In addition to the ESP, a complementary strategy to mainstream gender equality is also part of the programme.

Therefore, we are looking for an Internal Monitoring and Evaluation Coordination Officer, to strengthen capacity for implementation of strategic education plans at the national level.  


Duties and responsibilities

The successful candidate will ensure an effective and productive working relationship is built and maintained with the Ministry of Education. The position will be hosted by the UNESCO Amman Office in Amman, Jordan. You can expect to work 70% at the Ministry of Education and 30% at UNESCO Amman.

As an Internal M&E Coordination Officer, you can also be expected to provide technical support to Ministry staff in the Department of Education Planning and Research in coordination with, and under the supervision of, the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation. Your responsibilities will typically include:   

  •  Development of internal communication, coordination and feedback systems/mechanisms for M&E in order to inform programme planning and implementation
  • Preparation of high-quality and timely M&E data and reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Analysis and dissemination of analytical, M&E and research products with a focus on more ‘accessible’ formats to ensure learning and sharing
  • Preparation of communication materials highlighting Ministry of Education successes and individual success stories (at all levels)
  • Effective presentation and dissemination of monitoring and evaluation findings to internal and external stakeholders i.e. weekly/monthly electronic M&E bulletin for staff, design of info graphics, sharing relevant content with Ministry of Education Media Directorate
  • Draft, consult, test, finalise and communicate a concise and clearly articulated calendar of M&E activities with clear roles and responsibilities to Ministry of Education staff
  • Participate in and act as a technical resource at SSP Steering Committee, as well as UNESCO Education team meetings.
  • Other tasks by as agreed between NORCAP and UNESCO agency.


Qualifications and experience

This role could be for you if you have:

  • Minimum Master’s degree in a relevant field of study, Education (in particular), International Development, and Social Studies
  • Several years of working experience in the field of M&E, and coordination in the education sector at the national and/or subnational level, and in an international setting
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Arabic is required
  • Experience working with national authorities or Ministry of Education staff or within UN/INGO systems in proving support is a strong asset
  • Excellent coordination, organisation and prioritisation skills and the ability to manage multiple competing tasks
  • Previous experience in results communication with a focus on more ‘accessible’ formats (e.g. info graphics, policy briefs, website design and upkeep, highlighting success stories, use of social media in cooperation with a Ministry of Education’s media department) is a strong asset
Personal qualities

Together with the qualifications listed above, you should also have:

  •  Strong analytical abilities
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Abilities to work in a collaborative manner with team members in multicultural working environments
  • Ability to think creatively, take initiative and be proactive with established parameters
  • Comfortable working independently when needed
  • Flexible and adaptive to change
We can offer
  • A great opportunity to work in an international setting for a world-recognised organisation
  • Personal and professional growth which will be spurred by the challenging work you will undertake
  • Access to a unique network of professionals in the humanitarian and development fields
  • A rewarding opportunity in which you will meet some of the world’s challenges head on

Based on what you have read in the above, would you like the chance to be a difference maker in the lives of many? If so, then you are encouraged to apply!

Application procedures and CV registration

  • Kindly submit you CV and application in English and include your full name as written in your passport
  • Only CVs submitted through Webcruiter will be accepted
  • Please note that you are required to enter geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in your CV form, but you can use the “Company Name” field for both company and location
  • NRC reserves the right to conduct a full background check on shortlisted candidates
  • An approved Health Certificate will be required prior to contract commencement and deployment
  • All applicants will get feedback within four weeks after the closing of this advertisement

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 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 is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

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.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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