MURDO Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job 2014 vacancy in Mogadishu, Somalia


MURDO is a Non – Governmental organizations implementing relief and development projects in Somalia since 1991.
Murdo is funded by various donors and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia by implementing livelihood projects.
MURDO is currently seeking to fill the following position with skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated individuals to join the Somali based team.
Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Reporting to: M& E Program Manager
Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia
Duration: 8 months with possibility of extension

Overall Purpose of the Job: The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will work closely with the Programme team at the field level to coordinate and support all areas of programme monitoring, reviews and evaluations.

The M&E Officer will work closely with the M&E specialist, M&E Officer in Nairobi and Project Manager in Mogadishu to monitor implementation of the Emergency Assistance for Drought Affected Families in Somalia, Mogadisho Project to ensure efficient and effective M&E of all project activities at all times.
She/he will also oversee the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation plans.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities
  • Support the implementation of the baseline and other surveys according to the approved M&E framework.
  • Coordinate periodic monitoring activities i.e. monthly and quarterly data collection and analysis for the Emergency Assistance for Drought Affected Families in Somalia, Mogadishu.
  • Support all projects to meet their reporting requirements.
  • Submit Monthly, Quarterly & Progress Reports to the M&E Program Manager.
  • Work with other Programme Managers to ensure that the project documents progress and demonstrate project results as per the M&E plan in place.
  • Support the data collectors and field assistants in carrying out data collection and community mobilization activities.
  • Work with the Programme Manager as appropriate to ensure that there is good coordination and that there is quality assurance on all assessments, knowledge management, programme reviews and evaluations.
  • Support programme design and review.
  • Any other duties as required within the level and authority of this position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any social sciences. Preference will be given to candidates with post graduate qualifications in  M&E
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with reputable national or international organization in M&E in humanitarian response context.
  • Experience and competencies in research, monitoring and evaluation for INGOs, UN agencies and/or donor programs
  • Computer proficiency in statistical packages like SPSS
  • Sound understanding of indicators, data collection methodology, data quality issues; ability to develop indicators and data collection tools and assess data quality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, good proposal writing, documentation and report writing skills
  • Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation of  projects in Somalia or a related fragile context
Suitable candidates should email an application letter and Curriculum Vitae with three referees to  and cc by Close of Business on 24th May, 2014.
MURDO is an equal opportunity employer and will seek to recruit the most qualified person for the job irrespective of marital status, ethnicity, religion, gender etc.
We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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