Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant (Afghan Nationals Only) (Herat, Afghanistan) 161 views

Job Description

Job Description:

Generic responsibilities 

Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
Ensure proper filing of documents
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Development of holistic and needs based programs, including cash-based interventions and marked based programs
Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

Specific responsibilities

Planning and Maintaining MONITORING & EVALUATION Systems

Support in planning and maintaining monitoring and evaluation Systems.
Support monitoring and evaluation section in coordination process to establish program level monitoring and evaluation systems.
Help the team in working on the monitoring and evaluation planning and providing support in planning the monitoring and evaluation annual work plan as needed.
Contribute to the program data collection, entry and management system through tablets and KoBo collect and documentation of the filing.

Programme Support

Perform data collection methodology and apply monitoring and evaluation tools in actual data collection, as needed.
Support the core competencies in baseline surveys and PDMs.
Support in data management and development of clear information flow between program and monitoring and evaluation staff, as needed.
Report monitoring data in a timely manner to the Monitoring and Evaluation officer.
Handling the complaints and feedback (CRFM) cases and respond to the phone calls from the beneficiaries and up to date tracking of CRFM system.
Support monitoring and evaluation with data collection, analysis and report writing.
Support in monitoring and evaluation related tasks whenever required.
Ensure the inclusion of cash-based interventions and marked based programmes in country and area-based strategies and their implementation across and within NRC’s core competencies
Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, including multi-purpose cash assistance, emergency cash responses


Come up with new initiatives, should these arise during the employment period.
Other activities agreed and discussed with the Monitoring and Evaluation officer and Monitoring & Evaluation Department.
Any other tasks assigned by the direct supervisor.


About Norwegian Refugee Council:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization helping people forced to flee.
We protect displaced people and support them as they build a new future. We started our relief efforts after World War Two. Today, we work in both new and protracted crises across 31 countries. We specialize in six areas: food security, education, shelter, legal assistance, camp management, and water, sanitation and hygiene.
We stand up for people forced to flee. NRC is a determined advocate for displaced people. We promote and defend displaced people’s rights and dignity in local communities, with national governments and in the international arena. NRC’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva is a global leader in monitoring, reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

We respond quickly to emergencies. Our expert deployment capacity, NORCAP, boasts around 1,000 experts from all over the world who can be deployed within 72 hours. Our experts help improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises.

Around 6,000 men and women work for the Norwegian Refugee Council. Most of us are hired locally to work in the field, and a small number are based at our head office in Oslo. Many of our colleagues were once themselves fleeing their homes.

NRC Afghanistan established operations in 2003, and currently maintains five area offices in Balkh, Hirat, Kabul, Kandahar, and Nangarhar, as well as field offices in hard-to-reach, displacement-affected provinces: Badghis, Faryab, Khost, Kunar, Kunduz, Nimroz, Sar-e Pul, and Uruzgan. NRC employs over 1,400 staff in Afghanistan, and works through direct implementation of programmes, to provide both emergency response and durable solutions for internally displaced Afghans, as well as returning Afghan refugees, and Waziristan refugees in southeastern Afghanistan.

Purpose of the Job: 

The purpose of the job is day to day implementation of the monitoring and evaluation activities across the projects in the west. He/she will be responsible for the data collection, PDM, analysis and report writing of the monitoring sessions of the projects and as well as tracking of MoV (Means of verification) for the project indicators. He/she will be the focal point for receiving calls from beneficiaries, providing information to the beneficiaries and also recording the cases and keep up to date response mechanism database.  Also he/she will be providing support for creating data collection tools and digitalization of the data collection tools whenever required for the Core Competencies.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:


At least 1-2 years’ experience in an international NGO preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting, including Monitoring & Evaluation capacity and systems development
Experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Post-graduate certificate in Monitoring & Evaluation related field such as surveys, sampling, data analysis
Experience with field level coordination with UN organisations, INGOs, Donors and authorities
Experience from working in IDP /refugee related programmes
Experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods
Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge of cash-based interventions and market based programmes
English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
Fluency in Dari and Pashtu
Strong computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Knowledge of digital data collection platforms (KoBo, CommCare, Ona)
Knowledge of designing form on KoBo platform

Education Level

Minimum of a university degree in social science, economics, rural development or in other related fields. Prior experience with monitoring and evaluation is required

Personal Qualities

Handling insecure environment
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect

We Offer

Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale.
NRC has medical coverage for staff plus 4 dependents. 
Eid Bonus once per year.
Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labour Law.
Top up Credit card on monthly basis. 

Vacancy Number


No. Of Jobs




Years of Experience

15 June 2021 (Extendable)




Based on NRC Salary Scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

How to Apply:
Option 1:

For applying and more information, please copy below link and paste in the web address.

Note: All applicants are supposed to create and properly fill online CV profile in the NRC site, example (personal, education, experience background etc..) and only attaching CV won’t be enough.

Option 2:

Interested qualified candidates are encouraged to send their CVs along with a cover letter to below mentioned e-mail. Please make sure to clearly state the (VA-2020-279) in the subject line of your email.

Submission email:

Option 3:

Interested qualified candidates can also submit their hard copy CVs with a Cover Letter stating the position title (VA-2020-279) number; to below addresses:

NRC Herat Office Address: Char-Rahi Zaman Jan, Jad-e-Arbabzadaha, in front of Alghias Higher Education Institute- Herat Province.

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