M&E Officer – Baidoa, Somalia

Somali Children Welfare and Rights Watch (SCWRW)

M&E Officer – Baidoa, Somalia

Terms of Reference

Organization: Somali Children Welfare and Rights Watch (SCWRW)

Country: Somalia

Duty Station: BAIDOA (BAYDHABO) -Somalia

Job Title: M&E Officer

Posting Period: 26-April 2021

Closing date: 30-April 2021

Duration of Initial Contract: One year with possible extension


Reports to: Operation Manager


Somali Children Welfare and Rights Watch is a local humanitarian, non- political, non-profit and non-governmental independent organization, which is dedicated to Promote Somali Children. SCWRW not only advocates all important child rights that have not been obtained by the children during the over decade civil conflicts and the existence of the former regime, but also expresses its role of restoration the normal life of the children in particular the distressed and disadvantage ones in the collaboration stakeholders. Due to our long operational history, we have established positive working relationships with key stakeholders, including national government, local authorities, donors, international and local NGOs, as well as the trust and acceptance of the communities themselves.

Position Summary:

The M&E Officer will be responsible for leading and managing the technical work related to performance monitoring and evaluation under this contract. This position is expected to be based in Baidoa.

General Objective

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer) will be assigned the following key duties and responsibilities:

He/she develops M&E plan, proposes relevant tools and techniques to monitor Child Protection projects in SWS Bay and Bakool Regions and supports the project teams in their implementation.

He/ She Leads the technical design, data analysis, and report writing aspects in relation to the monitoring of activities and processes.

He/she consolidates data from the field in order to produce evidence-based, analytical and quality internal and donor reports within the deadlines, and ensures that data is transmitted on time from the field to the coordination;

He/she represents re Somali Children Welfare and Rights Watch (SCWRW} at CP coordination meetings at different levels and ensures linkages between the projects and the child protection sub-sectors are effective by sharing and communicating achievements of the projects;

He/she has a leading role in Child Protection needs assessments in various SWS Bay and Bakool areas: drafting ToRs, consolidating quantitative & qualitative data, writing assessment reports etc.

He/she effectively contributes to capacity building of the local partner in the domain of M&E by providing continuous technical support, implementing formal trainings and conducting monitoring visits.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks. Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting:

Develop specific monitoring tools adapted to each CP project

Ensure that the monitoring tools are duly filled with reliable data

Consolidate qualitative and quantitative projects data and produce evidence-based and quality internal and donor reports within the deadlines

Draft questionnaires and take a lead in data collection

Participate in writing assessments and survey reports

Maintain and ensure a culture of strict confidentiality inter (SCWRW) staff and between SCWRW staff and non SCWRW employees.


Design clear formats for data collection and treatment and train the Child Protection team accordingly

Supervise the development and management of a Child Protection database management system

Supervise data protection procedures and filing


Because SCWRW’s work is based on deeply held values and principles, it is essential that our commitment to children’s rights and humanitarian principles is supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. SCWRW Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Education Requirement

Education Degree: University degree in Statistics, Information Management, Social Studies, or any other related discipline

Work experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience in the field of M&E.

Knowledge & skills: Excellent analytical and writing skills, competent in participatory assessments, database design and other tools for information management.

Language Skills: Fluent in English Language and Somali Language especially Mai dialect.

Computer skills: Excellent knowledge of the MS office software, excellent competencies in MS Excel.

Application Submission

Interested applicants can view the profile and apply for this position through the following  som.vacancies@scwrw.so

Applications close on

SCWRW is an equal opportunity employer.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


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