Senior Monitoring and Evalutation Coordinator
World Vision, Lebanon
Closing Date for Applications:
The Senior Evidence, Learning and Accountability (ELA) Coordinator is responsible to manage a functional Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system and structure for the priority sectors in World Vision Lebanon, while providing technical guidance to the ELA coordinators supporting these sectors. The role is expected as well to build the capacity on MEAL-related requirements, principles and standards and to provide guidance to the relevant sectoral programmes and operations teams in designing, monitoring, accountability and learning, as well as supports World Vision Lebanon’s strategies and the One Syria Response strategy. The ELA coordinator also works with the ELA Manager in providing support to the roll-out of LEAP 3, Technical Programmes, Strategy Process, national baselines, evaluations, and evidence building agenda, in addition to standardizing ELA processes and tools for all sectors.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, International Development Studies, Public Health, Community Development or any relevant professional qualification. Masters degree is a plus
- Experience in managing and implementing MEAL systems in development and humanitarian contexts, including qualitative and quantitative approaches to baselines, monitoring and evaluations.
- Proven ability to lead and work effectively with others to achieve results, with strong people leadership/management abilities and skills for managing and working in teams
- Strong conceptual and analytical skills for planning, monitoring, evaluation, learning, and accountability
- Good knowledge about research philosophies, principles, statistical definitions, scientific tools and techniques
- Proven networking and representation skills at a senior level
- Excellent knowledge of information presentation techniques (graphing, charting, tabling etc.), data processing and analysis, and interpretation skills
- Experience in training and facilitation
- Good knowledge of and experience with humanitarian guidelines and principles.
- Ability to work effectively under pressure
- Organization, planning, and time management skills
- Detailed oriented and able to verify data quality
- Very good knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, Excel, etc.)
- Ability to synthesize data for use for organizational learning
- Overall at least 4 years of experience in a similar role working in MEAL processes, with a focus on both response and development settings.
- Valid driving license (in Lebanon) for more than 2 years is required.
- Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English.
- Ability to write excellent quality reports in English is required.
- Minimum two years of supervisory experience in MEAL processes
- Knowledge of ODK database/SMAP server
- Demonstrable understanding and experience of gender and diversity issues
- Demonstrated good skills in team management
- Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organizational relationships for effective project design and implementation
- Understands fundraising, relief, development and advocacy issues, including operational consequences
- Understands international standards in humanitarian protection and accountability (e.g. HAP, SPHERE, Red Cross, Code of Conduct, etc)
- The position requires 70% of the time to be office based.
- The position requires willingness to travel to field (at least 30% of the time field based).
- The position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.
- The position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.
- The position requires ability to attend and participate in capacity building opportunities, trainings and meetings locally and internationally as required by the organization.