DRC began operating in Kenya in 2005 with assistance to refugees and displacement-affected communities via implementation of protection and livelihoods activities. DRC works in Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps, as well as in Nairobi and Mombasa to assist urban-based refugees, and in Mandera County implementing a 3-year cross-border resilience programme. In Kakuma, DRC’s programme supports refugee youth and adolescents with life skills, resilience, training and scholarships alongside livelihood and vocational skills development. DRC has recently acquired implementing partner status of UNHCR and will be implementing protection related activities in Kalobeyei camp – which is a new camp opened near the Kakuma refugee camp.
Overall purpose of the role:
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. The holder of this position will also be responsible for all monitoring and evaluation and reporting aspects of the DRC protection activities programme to inform better program interventions. The incumbent will work closely with all the DRC protection staff, M & E Coordinator & staff from partner agencies.
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
Experience and technical competencies:
• Minimum of 2 years of work experience within the field of data and monitoring and evaluation;
• 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
• Excellent analytical and report writing skills (English)
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s 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.
• 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.
• Fluency in written and spoken English essential
• Protection Unit, M+E staff, Kakuma teams,
• National and Local government authorities
• Other NGOs
• Implementing partners
Contract:One year contract with possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance. Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment. This position termed as local position with no housing and no R & R.
Availability: April 2019
Duty station:The position will be based in Kakuma Refugee camp, Kenya.
Application and CV
Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered.
DRC only accepts applications sent via our online-application form on http://www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. Please remember to upload both a letter of application and your CV and do not attach any written recommendations.
Please submit your application and CV in English no later than 29 March, 2019
Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.
Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, color, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.
DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.