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Iraq : Appraisal Monitoring and Evaluation ( AME) intern, Erbil

Reference : AMEI/IRQ

Department: Reporting

Contract: Open end

Country: Iraq

Duration 6 months

City: Erbil

Starting date: 2018/01/01

Background on ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries.

Country profile

Country Profile

Number of projects 38

Number of areas 4

Number of national staff 313

Annual budget (EUR) 21 M€

Number of offices 6

Number of international staff 23

Position context and key challenges

ACTED has been present in Iraq supporting conflict affected populations since 2004 and currently operates in 15 regions. For the last 4 years, our team of 350 people has been responding to the Syrian refugee and IDP crisis, notably in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, where ACTED supports over 1.5 million people. Our multi-sectoral approach addresses the most urgent needs of internally displaced people and refugees by ensuring their protection, delivering life-saving food assistance, providing shelter and non-food item packages with lifesaving items and improving their living environment in and out of camps through camp management and Water, Hygiene and Sanitation activities.

Position profile

Key roles and responsibilities
Support the development and implementation of effective AME systems and mechanisms in the mission and contribute towards more effective and relevant programming and project implementation

DUTIES
a) Contribute to the development and updating of the consolidated AME work plan and AME frameworks for all ongoing projects;
b) Contribute to an effective roll-out of M&E collection and reporting systems to all staff and partners through training, site visits, manuals, and other technical support as needed;
c) Assist in the development of the ToRs and mission plans and carrying out assessments, monitoring and evaluations (baselines, mid-terms, endlines) as reflected in the ToR and mission plan;
d) Assist in the development and implementation of appropriate data collection and analysis instruments, methodologies (e.g. survey questionnaires, focus group discussions, key-informant interviews) and data/information dissemination/utilization plans;
e) Assist supervising of data collection activities as reflected in the mission plans;
f) Assist maintaining electronic and/or paper-based MIS systems for tracking and reporting all quantitative data and information;
g) Analyze AME data and produce reports, factsheets with useful statistical analysis and presentation (charts, tables, histograms, box plots) as necessary in a timely manner;
h) Assist measuring and reporting on qualitative and quantitative input, process, output, outcome, impact, objective, and goal-level performance indicators for all projects;
i) Contribute to organizing and facilitating learning events in order to capture best practices and lessons learnt when a project closes or as required;
j) Assist documentation and sharing the lessons learnt and best practices on time and ensure that the knowledge gained contributes to the improvement of projects and influence the strategic

Qualifications

- University Degree in Public Administration, International Affairs, or a related field preferable
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Previous experience with community development, economic/agricultural development, and/or
- Participatory Rural Appraisal methodology
- Experience establishing and/or working with community groups desirable
- Knowledge of and experience in field-based data collection methods
- Design, Monitoring and Evaluation experience in humanitarian/development settings
- Relevant local language and/or regional experience highly desirable
- Willingness to live and work in an insecure environment

Conditions

Field Intern benefits include:
- 300 USD per month living allowance
- Coverage of all accommodation, guesthouse, food, and travel costs, a luggage allowance of 50 kg
- The provision of medical, repatriation, and life insurance.

Submission of applications

Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to jobs@acted.org under Ref : AMEI/IRQ

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