Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Jiyan-Foundation for Human Rights – Berlin




The Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights is inviting applications for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator. Based on the suitable applicant’s qualification and requirements, this position will be located at the Jiyan Foundation office in Berlin, Germany or fully remote with the suitable applicant being based in Germany.

Position Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Status: Part-time employee (20-30hrs/week)
Based: Berlin, Germany or Remote (based in Germany)
Reports to Director of Operations (DoO, based in Duhok, KRI)
Required Degree: Master’s degree
Application Deadline: 29 August 2022
Starting Date: ASAP

Jiyan Foundation is a non-government organization active in the fields of mental health, social work, human rights education, legal support and advocacy. Jiyan Foundation is currently operating at a number of different locations across the KRI, Central Iraq and Syria. For more information on our programs and Jiyan’s journey please visit our website:


  • Design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems for the Jiyan Foundation’s portfolio of human rights and rehabilitation programming, including tool development, data collection, data analysis, reporting, etc.
  • Experience with online data collection platforms (e.g. KoBo Toolbox, LimeSurvey etc.), including implementation of online surveys
  • Continuous maintenance and further expansion of a database for monitoring activities across different programs at Jiyan
  • Reviewing statistical outputs regarding treatment outcomes for Jiyan’s services
  • Prepare and review reports regarding M&E activities and results for donors as well as other outputs to generate internal learning opportunities
  • Planning and organization of assessments and internal evaluations
  • Development of Terms of Reference (ToR) for external evaluations and assessment of evaluation proposals submitted by external contractors as well as overseeing the evaluation process
  • Supporting the development of new project proposals and program development with relevant M&E expertise (using Logframes, Theories of Change, etc.)
  • Hiring additional staff to expand the M&E team over time and supervising other M&E staff
  • Advise heads of programs, project coordinators and relevant Jiyan staff on monitoring and evaluation
  • Organization and implementation of internal trainings on monitoring and evaluation methods (e.g. focus groups)
  • Close cooperation with the heads of programs in Berlin and KRI


  • Completed Master’s degree or currently working on PhD in the field of M&E, statistics, social sciences (psychology, social work, etc.) or another relevant field
  • Strong experience with designing and implementing M&E systems and processes (using logframes, logical models, performance indicators etc.)
  • Strong experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis
  • Very good experience with data quality control, preparing and processing scientific data and the analysis of large data sets using statistical tools (e.g. SPSS or R)
  • Very good, application-oriented statistical knowledge (t-test, ANOVA, correlation, regression) required, including interpreting and describing statistical results for audiences without a scientific background
  • Ability to assess and advise on ethical issues related to M&E/research practice and data protection
  • Very good knowledge of the English language in spoken and written form; knowledge of the Arabic and/or Kurdish languages in spoken and written form is an advantage
  • Very good intercultural communication skills
  • Willingness to travel for several days to the Kurdistan region of Iraq and within Europe
  • Interest in working in an interdisciplinary and international team and in cooperation with partner organizations
  • Ability to work independently even under time pressure
  • Good understanding of psychometric instruments, their conception, application and evaluation desirable
  • Experience with planning and conducting evaluations and/or research independently desirable
  • Experience in international development cooperation desirable
  • Knowledge of the Middle East region desirable


  • Working in an international and dedicated team with the opportunity to travel
  • Flexible and family-friendly work organization
  • Career development opportunities and individual further training opportunities
  • In KRI/Iraq: Paid holidays (24 days for full-time position) plus 15 statutory holidays. Additional paid holidays, especially on the occasion of religious festivals, may be agreed upon. Voluntary pension scheme with employer contributions
  • In Germany and other locations: Number of paid holidays and other benefits will be determined based on applicant’s country of residence



Please submit your application, including a motivation letter and your curriculum vitae outlining your previous work experience (both in English), via this form:

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The Jiyan Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we particularly encourage women to apply for this position