M&E Officer -Myitkyina, Kachin State

VA releasing Date: 27.2.2018

Vacancy Announcement


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) / Danish Demining Group (DDG) is an international humanitarian organization implementing relief and development activities in more than 30 countries. DRC/DDG is a non-governmental, non-political and non-religious organization and for DRC/DDG, people’s right to a life with dignity is central to all that we do. DRC/DDG has been operating in Myanmar since 2009 and in Kachin since 2011, responding to humanitarian needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and conflict-affected populations by providing shelter, NFIs, livelihood support, humanitarian mine action and community assistance. The DRC / DDG programme is rooted in a strong protection outreach that includes protection monitoring, tailor-made assistance and programmatic integration through humanitarian mine action (HMA) including provision of Mine Risk Education (MRE) and Landmine Victim Assistance (MVA) in the most contaminated and conflict-prone areas of Myanmar.

DRC is looking for highly motivated and capable candidates to fill the position of

M&E Officer (1-Post)


Duty Station:                   Myitkyina, Kachin State with frequent travel to field locations.


The M&E Officer works as part of DRC’s Programme Team, under the guidance and direct supervision of the Deputy Programme Manager, Kachin. The position is based in DRC’s offices in Myitkyina with frequent travel to field locations, working with communities of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in camps as well as with other communities affected by the conflict.


Main Responsibilities:

Specific duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Develop and manage appropriate MEAL frameworks including Output Tracker, to measure both quantitative and qualitative progress against objectives, outputs and impact ensuring appropriate information is gathered to address all requirements for donor and internal reporting needs
  • Coordinate with Programme team to develop appropriate monitoring tools and methodologies to ensure both qualitative and quantitative information is collected, collated and reported ensuring disaggregation of data as appropriate
  • Develop and ensure regular updating of programme databases
  • Undertake detailed, critical analysis of data collected and present / report using a range of methodologies
  • Participate in Quarterly Project Review meetings to measure progress against objectives; identify variances and work closely with Programme Team to identify strategies to address variances
  • Support Programme Team, and Partners, in development of criteria, tools and methodologies for assessment and beneficiary selection
  • Coordinate with Programme Team and Partners to develop appropriate tools and methodologies to support project / programme accountability mechanisms
  • Manage hard and soft copy documentation of all M&E files including beneficiary registers, reports, case studies and photographs
  • Provide regular training / capacity building for programme staff and partners, in all tools and methodologies
  • Liaise and coordinate with external actors for collection of relevant statistics and data
  • Provide line management support to direct reports with regular 1:1 meeting being held ensuring adequate support and capacity building is provided;
  • Comply with DRC/DDG’s Code of Conduct at all times and ensure adherence by all direct reports;


Qualifications and minimum requirements:

  • University (BA/BSc) degree in relevant field plus 2-year relevant experience working with a humanitarian or development organization or
  • Extended period (3+ years) of relevant experience working in a similar role and environment;
  • Excellent analytical and computer skills, especially Excel and databases
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Flexible and prepared to travel intensively in the region;
  • Fluency in English and Myanmar. Knowledge of Jingpaw an advantage



  • Understanding of operational context in Kachin State;
  • Understanding of humanitarian response principles;
  • Experience working with vulnerable individuals.



  • Starting date of employment: ASAP
  • Contract: Regular DRC staff contract, including a probation period of 3 months;
  • Salary: Competitive salary according to DRC Myanmar salary scale.



Application process:

This position is open for Myanmar Nationals only. DRC strongly advocates for equal opportunity and promotes a diversified and inspiring working environment. Therefore, qualified candidates of ethnic minorities and woman are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants who meet the above-mentioned requirements should apply by submitting their applications in English (consisting of Cover Letter and CV of no more than 4 pages, including contact details of 3 professional references):

By e-mail to: recruitment@drcmm.org  and cc: senghkawn.pan@drcmm.org

Applications can also be sent to: DRC Office in Yangon, , U Aung Kain Street No. 99-F-3, Thanlwin Road, Bahan Township, Yangon; or DRC Office in Myitkyina, No. 441 Si Pin Thara Road, Mye Myint Ward – Myitkyina; or DRC sub office in Bhamo, No. 271, East Tar Si Quarter – Bhamo

Should you experience difficulties with delivering the application, DRC Myitkyina office can be contacted on telephone no 074-21230. DRC Bhamo office can be contacted on telephone no 09-265659059.


No later than 13 March 2018 (COB/5pm)


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. Please mark your application Confidential and with the Postion Title M & E Officer – MYT Based.


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