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Monitoring Evaluation Learning and Accountability Office at Danish Refugee Council


Monitoring Evaluation Learning and Accountability Office at Danish Refugee Council

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world.

Monitoring Evaluation Learning and Accountability Office

The overall purpose of the role: 

The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability &Learning (MEL) Officer will provide technical support to the project’s MEL Lead in ensuring timely and quality implementation of the project M&E plan. Specifically, the MEL Officer will lead implementation of project MEL activities in the project field locations, including oversight of and technical assistance to grantee MEL activities

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures full compliance with the project MEL plan, as well as DRC’s Minimum Monitoring Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Standards.
  • Collaborates in developing and maintaining the project’s data collection methodologies, ensure adherence to the principles of Conflict Sensitivity, Do No Harm and gender equality and social inclusion (GESI).
  • Supports field data collection for monitoring, survey and operational research, including overseeing the work of enumerators
  • Supports in establishing adaptable MEL tools and templates, including by translating finalised tools into local languages.
  • Contributes to project reporting and learning products/events
  • Supports the MEL Lead in providing training to grantees and enumerators as required
  • Ensures the timeliness and quality of data collection, including support to data cleaning and analysis, and ensures all captured data is managed according to information management standards and best practices.
  • Identifies grantee MEL-related capacity needs and opportunities for capacity building, and assumes responsibility for facilitating related trainings.
  • In collaboration with other team members, supports the implementation.

Experience and technical competencies:

  • A minimum of 4 years of MEL experience within the international development and/or humanitarian field.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of theories of change, logframes, results frameworks, monitoring plans, developing data-collection tools and protocols, leading data-collection and management processes, designing and managing databases, and analyzing data.
  • Excellent analytical, presentation, and report-writing skills.
  • Strong computer literacy, including with applications such as Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and data analysis software such as SPSS or Stata
  • Previous experience with electronic or mobile data-collection such as Kobo
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics or Information Management Sciences.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Danish Refugee Council on job.drc.ngo to apply

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