Senior Specialist- M&E Technology

Requisition ID: req37397

Job Overview/Summary

Are you passionate about using technology to improve monitoring and evaluation? We are growing our team to improve the use of technology in M&E in the Great Lakes region. Together we will develop and deploy new data tools, transition from paper to electronic data collection, and improve our data flows.


Key Responsibilities

Deployment of technologies for data collection
Undertaking technology needs assessments for IRC programs.
Designing and implementing project plans for countries/programs transitioning to new data collection tools.
Configuration of non-standard project/program indicators in data collection tools.
Ensuring data validation is well embedded in the structure of data collection tools.
Collaborating with program, IT and supply chain teams to plan purchase of devices.
System training and ongoing end-user support for IRC staff and partners.
Supporting data management, analysis and visualization
Working from standard XLSX and PBIX templates, setting up indicator database and dashboard for visualizing M&E data.
Providing training to M&E staff on indicator databases and dashboards.
Undertaking data quality assessments for current databases.
Migration or transformation of existing project or country level data into standard data structures.
Understanding user needs and ensuring these needs are well understood throughout the team
Gathering user feedback on data tools during and after deployment.
Participating in requirements capturing and user acceptance testing (UAT) for new tools.
Sharing user feedback with colleagues in IT and other team feedback.


At least 5 years of professional experience, including with technology tools used in humanitarian/development industry.
Proven experience in configuring and deploying technological platforms including CommCare, Kobo Collect, PowerBI, SQL Server and/or Power Apps.
Experience providing technology support to clients and colleagues.
Knowledge of standard methodologies in database design.
Experience in delivering trainings and capacity building.
Able to work independently and efficiently in a multifaceted and fast-paced environment.
Bilingual: Fluent in French and English.

Preferred Requirements

Experience working in humanitarian development, government or other organization that focus on serving clients with technology.
Experience of requirements analysis.
Experience of participating in User Acceptance Testing for new IT systems


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About International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization.