Danish Refugee Council Job Vacancy : Data Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant-Protection – Jobs in Kenya
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DRC has been operating in Kenya since 2005, where we assist refugees and displacement-affected communities in Dadaab, Kakuma, Kalobeyei, Nairobi and Mombasa through protection and livelihoods activities to enhance their self-reliance and expand opportunities for a dignified life. DRC provides both humanitarian assistance and longer-term development support to respond to the needs of communities affected by acute crisis as well as those in protracted displacement situations
ABOUT THE JOB
The Protection Assistant – Data, Monitoring & Evaluation will primarily be responsible for ensuring GBV and other protection data is accurately and ethically collected, stored, analyzed & shared in strict adherence to the GBVIMS Guidelines and relevant protection standards. You will also be responsible for all monitoring and evaluation and reporting aspects of the DRC protection activities programme to inform better program interventions, work closely with all the DRC protection staff, M & E Coordinator & staff from partner agencies.
YOUR MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Designing, planning & implementation of strategies for data collection & storage, analysis & sharing:
- Manage the Gender Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) by ensuring accurate data entry into the incident recorder, clean up, storage and system maintenance including troubleshooting.
- Train & offer needed support to GBV staff to correctly & effectively use GBVIMS tools (GBV Classification tool, consent form, intake form, incident recorder & ISP)
- Strengthen and maintain networks with other Protection partners in Kakuma & Kalobeyei by attending GBV and GBVIMS working group meetings to help analyze GBV trends, findings and best practices.
- Ensure timely sharing of GBVIMS line data on a monthly basis to UNHCR focal point for consolidation.
- Ensure all SGBV data (GBV survivors data, NFI distribution data, persons reached in various activities) is AGD (Age, Gender and Diversity) disaggregated and safely stored;
- Conduct data analysis and provide inputs, information and statistics for monthly, quarterly, annual and other reports to the supervisor;
- Assist the SGBV Response and Prevention teams in creating awareness on SGBV in the Kakuma Camps and Kalobeyei Settlement by participating and documenting campaigns, referrals and focus group discussions.
Design and Implementation of Monitoring & Evaluation Plans:
- Participate in the design and implementation of the M & E plans for the various protection projects;
- Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected and to verify the accuracy of reported data and provide feedback for adjustment of activities as needed;
- Participate in the baseline, mid-term and end of term evaluations of protection (SGBV) programmes in accordance with the LEAP framework
- Actively collaborate with the M & E Coordinator and provide inputs to develop databases on project activities/beneficiaries and assist to updating regularly the database according to the project requirements
- Generate tools for activity planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting & help in mid & end term project evaluation.
- Under the Supervision of the M & E Coordinator, support short-term M&E evaluators and experts as required.
- Under the direction of the M & E Coordinator, support research and study activities on M&E related issues.
Report Writing & Documentation:
- Assist in compiling and submitting monthly SGBV reports to the Protection Team Leader for sharing
- Assist in the preparation of the sector’s operation plans/work plans & reviews
- Assist to maintaining a clear and transparent filing system
- Undertake any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor
- Minimum of 2 years of work experience within the field of data and monitoring and evaluation;
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or other protection related Social Sciences and training in Protection Monitoring and Evaluation; or Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics / Information management Sciences and a strong background in Protection/GBV M & E.
- Minimum of 2 years of work within the field of Protection, SGBV, Social Work, Child Protection
- Experience in working with protection information management systems such as GBVIMS, CPIMS
- Experience in developing and implementing M&E plans.
- Experience in participatory assessment and community-based monitoring approaches;
- Clear understanding of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS);
- Experience with capacity building of staff, and in convening and facilitating trainings and workshops
DRC CORE COPETENCIES
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
- Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
- Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
- Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
- Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
- Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.