M&E MEAL Specialist

World Vision, Congo

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
23rd July, 2019


Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Specialist will directly support World Vision DRC's ongoing Ebola Response. Based in Beni/Butembo, this position will be responsible for designing needs assessments, building the capacity of the existing M&E team, creating M&E plans for pipeline grants, conducting internal project evaluations, and ensuring accountability to affected populations. The right person for this job will have a background in emergency M&E, proficiency in statistical analysis software, and be able to mobilize cross-functional teams to support M&E objectives and ensure project success.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership in data collection, analysis, reporting and timely dissemination of findings to the response.
  • In collaboration with project leadership, participate in the reporting writing for grant-funded projects in accordance with the grant agreements.
  • Prepare all datasets and codebooks for submission to the donor (i.e. OFDA) as required by the grant agreements.
  • Ensure that the Response has a MEAL team adequately trained and supported with relevant tools and guidance for effective monitoring of all response projects (ensure quality and timeliness of on-site monitoring, PDMs, FGDs, KIIs, etc.) as agreed with the donors.
  • Lead/Participate in the joint assessments to identify and verify the critical needs of the affected population, compile the report and disseminate to the Response for proposal development.
  • Ensure the MEAL team is supported with the required technical guidance, mentoring and coaching on an ongoing basis on their day-to-day tasks (including establishing mechanisms for information provision, setting up community level incident reporting, regular monitoring & reflections sessions).
  • Ensure and support regular field visits to the Response implementation areas to verify implementation quality and adherence to standards.
  • Participate in projects development/design to ensure quality of projects logical frameworks and adequate budgeting for MEAL activities.
  • Ensure that a proper Humanitarian Accountability Mechanism is in place for the Response and running adequately.
  • In collaboration with WV DRC’s Gender & Protection Technical Specialist, coordinate development of sector/project specific key messages including PSEA and Safeguarding messages for sharing with the affected population.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum Qualification required: University degree in agriculture, sociology, anthropology, public health, International development, Statistics or other related fields.
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience working for an international agency at a managerial level in monitoring and evaluation: designing, preparing and conducting surveys, collecting and analysing baseline data, and reporting.
  • Preferred:Master in International Development & certificate in statistic.

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability in the use of quantitative and qualitative methods including questionnaire design, survey techniques, and participatory approaches.
  • Familiarity with the Logical Framework model for program planning.
  • Ability to transfer knowledge through informal and formal trainings.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, database, spreadsheet and graphics presentations, including (SPSS, Excel, Lotus, Access).
  • A good working knowledge of emergency and development food aid programming.
  • Understanding of grant programs requirements.
  • Experience with Management Information Systems.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Experience working in projects with multiple implementation partners a plus.
  • Ability in collaborative/team work.

Source:https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/democratic-republic-of-the-congo/programme-effectiveness/mande-meal-specialist-ebola-response-drc/12846


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