20 Sep 2021

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Officer at Never Again Rwanda (NAR)

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Job Description

With the support from USAID Rwanda, Never Again Rwanda will be implementing a citizen participation Program “Dufatanye Kwiyubakira Igihugu” (DKI). It is a three-year intervention targeting 8 districts (5 sectors per district) of Huye, Nyanza, Kayonza, Nyagatare, Ngororero, Rusizi, Musanze, and Burera. The program intends to build upon previous and current work led by Never Again Rwanda on policy engagement and building the capacity of its partners to interact effectively with the government, private sector, media, and the public, at both National and local levels. In order to oversee the delivery of its implementation effectively, NAR is recruiting for the following positions.


Terms of reference for recruiting Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Officer

 Position:Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Officer


  • Oversee the design, review, and implementation of  M&E systems
  • Coordinate the planning processes for NAR programs and projects (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually plans
  • Co-facilitate the reporting processes and coordinate the Organisational learning between programs
  • Coordinate the quarterly, annual, and semi- planning processes within the organization
  • Consolidate various thematic departments’ monthly and quarterly and annual work plans
  • Provide capacity building to NAR staff and partners in planning and tools development
  • Facilitate the planning and program review workshops
  • Support the review and update of NAR MEL Systems
  • Oversee the implementation of NAR MEL systems
  • Provide timely feedback to the programs team for quality data collection and reporting
  • Share Periodic performance tracking reports against approved work plans and targets
  • Coordinate the data collection and reporting processes
  • Lead the design and implementation of evaluation studies (baseline surveys, Mid-term evaluation, final evaluation, end line surveys, etc
  • Provide capacity building to the NAR team and partners in areas of Monitoring, evaluation, and learning
  • Oversee the data entry in NAR MIS and support data analysis and reporting
  • Support in designing MEL Frameworks for the new programs/proposals
  • Support program teams to review strategic approaches and suggest adaptive alternative strategies
  • To support program staff to incorporate lessons learned and recommendations from program evaluations
  • Lead internal and external dissemination and sharing of M&E findings
  • Conduct regular field data verification and data quality assessments (DQAs) in accordance with NAR MEL standards


  • Master’s degree in M&E, statistics, development studies, and other related social sciences
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in Monitoring, evaluation, and learning required
  • Professional qualifications in Monitoring and evaluation will be an asset
  • Strong experience in data collection, analysis, and quality reporting
  • Expertise in designing user-friendly M&E tools required
  • Capacities to manage  and  manipulate data from various sources and projects
  • Strong experience in the data analysis especially using up-to-date software: SPSS, STATA, Atlas. ti, etc
  • Previous experience in collecting GIS data would be an asset
  • Agreement with NAR’s Values
  • Ability to work in complex environments with multiple tasks, competing priorities, and short deadlines
  • Ability to build consensus and work with diverse groups of people
  • Experience in building capacity among peers in M&E, knowledge management, and learning
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Method of Application

Interested candidates should send a motivational letter, a curriculum vitae with 2 references, a copy of degrees, and other relevant certificates to [email protected]

The deadline is 30th September 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications from women candidates are strongly encouraged.

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