INTERN - Reporting

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2376
Date Posted:Oct 5, 2021
Closing Date:Oct 15, 2021
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:3
Functional Area:Monitoring and Evaluation,Monitoring & Reporting,Information Management
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 - 2 Years
Contract Duration:3 month(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Internship
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About IFRC:

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest volunteer-based humanitarian network established by and comprised of member National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in 192 countries. Along with National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), IFRC is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The overall aim of the IFRC is “to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Societies with a view to preventing and alleviating human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.” It works to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people before, during and after disasters, health emergencies and other crises. The IFRC is served by a Secretariat based in Geneva, with regional, country cluster teams and country offices throughout the world. The Secretariat is led by the IFRC Secretary General and provides the central capacity to serve, connect, and represent National Societies. The Secretariat’s focus includes providing support to the IFRC governance mechanisms; setting norms and standards; providing guidance; ensuring consistency, coordination, and accountability for performance; knowledge sharing; promoting collaboration within and respect for the Movement; and expanding engagement with partners.


Established in 1990, the IFRC Country Office in Afghanistan operates as a platform It works to enhance the capacity, organizational development, auxiliary role to public authorities and outreach activities of the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS). IFRC also facilitates collaboration with the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement as well as with non-Movement actors with a view to expand resilience outcomes across Afghanistan.


In line with IFRC strategic priorities derived from its Strategy 2030, the IFRC technical support ranges from climate action to disaster and crisis management, to health and WASH, to migration and displacement as well as empowerment and inclusion activities, with a particular focus on readiness to emergency response, livelihoods and cash, immunization and community health. In the context of COVID-19, the IFRC country office has also expanded its support to ARCS in addressing the health and socio-economic impact of the pandemic by supporting immediate and longer-term needs of the most affected communities. In addition, IFRC is also supporting ARCS in providing support through the Humanitarian Crises Emergency Appeal.

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Officer, PMER (Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting), the Reporting Intern will be responsible in providing support to technical units (Disaster Risk Management and Health/WASH unit) in reporting which may include narrative reporting and analysis.


The position will promote the awareness of and adherence to appropriate strategies and standards, integrated and participatory approaches to programming, cross cutting issues, good practice and lessons learnt. The reporting intern will work with both the programme staff of the IFRC and the operational and monitoring staff of the ARCS to ensure accountability, transparency, and timely reporting to donors and for stakeholders.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Specific Tasks:

The key accountabilities and responsibilities of the Reporting Intern will include but not limited to the followings.



  • The reporting intern will support the Senior PMER Officer in compilation, indicator tracking and maintain different programmes (Health, Disaster Risk Management, Emergency Operations) implementation records.
  • Assist Program teams in developing mechanisms useful for regular monitoring of the projects
  • Support ARCS PMER activities using a range of quantitative and qualitative methods and various participatory methodologies to monitor performance.
  • Monitor and document the progress of programme activities against agreed donor targets while ensuring that respective regional/global data base is updated regularly in liaison with colleagues in KL and Geneva.
  • The reporting intern may also support assessment and monitoring at field level as required.



  • Liaise with programme management team in writing timely quality reports and finalise them with the teams before sharing with donors. These could be interim or annual donor reports, survey reports, case studies and evaluation reports.


Information Management

  • Support monitoring and evaluation and reporting tools for consistent and quality data collection.
  • Conduct data analysis, requested by teams through the line manager to inform programme management.
  • Work with programme teams (IFRC and ARCS) to assist with development or adaption of tools, checklists and monitoring forms, according to the objectives and targets.



  • Undertake technical visits to the targeted communities/areas in programs (depending on availability and need, and if approved by line manager) to support monitoring and accountability processes.
  • Identify learning and training opportunities for ARCS PMER staff and work as a mentor for ARCS less experienced staff.
  • Any other tasks assigned as applicable to job scope by the line manager.

Duties applicable to all staff and interns

  1. Actively work towards the achievement of the Federation Secretariat’s goals.
  2. Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles.
  3. Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager

Job Requirement:

Position Arrangements:

  • The intern will work during normal working hours (maximum 35 hours per week).
  • The intern will be based at the IFRC Country Office or Work from Home, as agreed with Program Coordinator and/or HOD.
  • The duration of this internship is three (3) months extendable.

Terms and Conditions:

  • The intern will be required to provide proof of academic achievements as required.
  • Costs and arrangements for personal travel to and from office, accommodation and living expenses are the sole responsibility of the intern.
  • A monthly stipend of 400 Swiss francs (or equivalent in local currency) will be provided to the intern.

Learning and Assessment:

  • To complete the internship, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate knowledge and apply skills in key areas of reporting.
  1. The intern will also demonstrate the following actions:
  2. Complete all mandatory on-line training for IFRC personnel (courses include Child Protection, Stay Safe, IT security, Code of Conduct, Fraud and Corruption Prevention, PSEA, and the World of Red Cross) available on the IFRC Learning Platform.
  3. Complete essential IM and required IT on-line training available on the IFRC Learning Platform.
  4. Demonstrate skills through the completion of work assigned tasks.
  5. Complete a self-assessment with the line manager, addressing the IFRC core competency framework.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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