Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer

  • Post Date:August 1, 2022
  • Apply Before: August 13, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Reporting directly to the Project Manager(s) and technically reporting to the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator, MEAL Officer is responsible for promoting evidence-based programming and strategy through developing and implementing quantitative and qualitative research activities within GOAL’s programmes. Build M&E capacity of GOAL project staff and support the implementation of an M&E framework.

Main responsibilities

Responsibility 1- Key Duties:

  • In collaboration with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator the MEAL Officer will be responsible for the implementation of programme monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Develop appropriate monitoring and evaluation plans and tools for data collection (including tools for mobile data collection).
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring and evaluation of all project activities to determine the extent to which they are meeting objectives/outputs and to undertake modification /action needed to improve achievements.
  • Develop and manage databases for programme participants.
  • Lead and plan all assessments and surveys related to the programme through the development of Terms of Reference (TORS) for the assessments.
  • Conduct training of project staff, enumerators and stakeholders on data collection methodology and M&E systems
  • Attend end of cycle review meetings and contribute to organizational learning activities and documentation.
  • Conduct periodic field visits to give support to field teams in the technical areas of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Compile weekly, monthly, project and activity indicator progress tracking and assessment reports.
  • In collaboration with Project technical teams, produce concise weekly activity reports.
  • Produce internal situation reports on Project progress, and reports to donors.
  • Disseminate monitoring and evaluation findings internally and externally through meetings and workshops.
  • Contribute to the GOAL M & E component in proposal writing through the development of the logical frameworks and indicators.
  • Mainstream cross cutting issues of gender, HIV/AIDS, Safeguarding, Child Protection and Environment in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Establish appropriate community-based monitoring and evaluation systems including complaints/feedback handling mechanisms.
  • Compile monthly and quarterly Complaint Response Mechanism (CRM) Reports
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by the line manager.

Responsibility 2- Proposal writing

  • Assist Programme staff to write project proposals especially the logframe and indicators

Responsibility 3- Budgets

  • Monitor budget expenditure on M & E monthly.
  • Compile, update float trackers, training budgets and budgets for any other relevant M & E activities monthly.
  • Submit cash requests on time

Responsibility 4- Logistics and Operations

  • Comply with the procedures and policies

Responsibility 5- Finance and Compliance

  • Comply with the procedures and policies

Responsibility 6- Human Resources

  • Participate, plan for performance management and ensure that set objectives are achieved according to the performance plan
  • Ensure time sheets are completed and submitted to HR monthly.
  • Participate in Recruitment, Selection and Talent management as assigned
  • Ensure compliance with the HR manual and any related policies Comply with the procedures and policies

Requirements (Person Specification)

  • A Minimum of a Degree in Social sciences Environmental/Health Sciences, Development Studies or any other relevant discipline; A post graduate qualification is added advantage.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Nutrition programming from an NGO will be added advantage.
  • At least 3+ years of implementing surveys and other research activities within an NGO environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying quantitative and qualitative /participatory research methods.
  • Outgoing personality with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to rural locations and live in sometimes basic conditions.
  • Understanding of mainstreaming principles ie Gender, HIV/AIDS & Child Protection and experience of working on mainstreaming activities.
  • Confident presentation and facilitation skills, proven record in provision and facilitation of trainings.
  • Knowledge of Sphere and commitment to humanitarian principles
  • Proficiency in using standard computer software, especially MS office as well as data entry/statistical packages, such as MS Access, SPSS, Minitab, Epi Info.