Ended MEAL Officer

The Job

MEAL Officer

Sectional/Unit: Program Department
Contract Duration: 12 month

Duty station: Al Mukha

Supervisor: Project Manager

Reference:MEAL Officer.21.7

About Generations without Qat Organization:

GWQ is a voluntary non-governmental youth organization was launched in 2007 as an initiative of young Yemeni volunteers with the common goals to involve, guide and invest in development of youth abilities. The initiative started to work on awareness raising around the negative consequences of chewing of Qat (a softdrug) as a bad habit that Yemenis are involved in. Later on this original focus was extended to include the concept of civic education and to work on developmental issues with and by youth to enable them to be leaders in their communities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Monitoring and Data Management: 

  • Working closely with the Program  Manager in Mukha , to establish a mechanism for data collection tools (quantitative and qualitative) and reporting to ensure all monitoring requirements are met, including field monitoring. 
  • Organize, design, plans and carry out the collection, verification, evaluation, analysis, compilation and dissemination of program data. 
  • Conducting data quality assessments on key activities and developing analytical reports.
  • Conduct regular field visits to track progress against indicators and put in place systems for routing data quality checks and revisions.
  • Work closely with the Area Manager, Deputy Area Manager and program staff to ensure data on project deliverables and achievements against the log-frame is as accurate and up to date as possible, and managed according to agreed processes and standards.
  • Collaborate with field office staff and implementing partners on qualitative monitoring to provide relevant information for ongoing evaluation of project activities. 
  • Collate, analyze, manage and report all program related data, including on-line beneficiaries’ database 
  • Write monthly MEAL reports and share the report timely.

Assessment, Surveys, and Learning: 

  • Regularly collect case studies, success stories, and human-interest stories that tell an interactive story of the development impact of project activities.
  • Regularly conduct/analyze/report Post Distribution Monitoring and KAP surveys. 
  • Guide the regular sharing of the outputs of MEAL findings with project staff, implementing partners, and primary stakeholders 
  • Support the dissemination of quality data for decision making and feedback via regular information sharing with stakeholders and beneficiaries, and through publication of key project successes.
  • Compiling and analyzing collected data in order to identify lessons learned and any gaps or problems; sharing results in project reflection meetings and reporting any concerns to the appropriate program.
  • Keeps up to date with developments in the sector, including best practice examples in-country and internationally, and ensure ongoing personal development and learning.

Reporting and Accountability:

  • Assist the Area Manager and/or the Deputy Area Manager to conceptualize, write, and consolidate progress reports, as well as briefing documents and other publications relating to GWQ implementation 
  • Support the Program team in the quarterly, interim, and final reporting, ensuring that the reporting meets donor expectations and requirements
  • Identification and formulation of lessons learned from evaluations and studies to be integrates into the final report
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and prepare relevant reports;
  • In coordination with the Information Management Officer, implement the Accountability Mechanism, including preparations of tools for feedback and complaint collecting and recording.

Capacity building:

  • Conduct capacity assessment of GWQ and partners’ staffs in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Organize and conduct of results-oriented monitoring and evaluation trainings (including quantitative and qualitative data collection methods) for GWQ’S and partners' staff
  • Build the capacity of MEAL and program staffs on different aspects on MEAL including database management and impact assessment
  • Undertake any other duties which may be assigned. 
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRMENTS:

  • BA degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Information Management, Business of administration, diploma or other relevant discipline.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in MEAL or project planning.
  • Working experience with NGOs.
  • Demonstrated experience in field monitoring and conducting evaluations and surveys.
  • Experience in writing quality project reports.
  • Experience in implementing accountability system such as complaints, feedback, and response mechanism.
  • Working knowledge of information collection tools and methodologies, with a particular focus on data analysis and the ability to develop and apply methods and tools for knowledge capturing, preservation and sharing
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent computer literacy with a full knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including database management system, KOBO collet, Power BI, and SPSS.
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments, organize own schedule, perform routine work independently, meet deadlines, and adapt to continuously changing demands and multitasking. Ability to manage a heavy workload under time pressure.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team with peers as well as with multiple supervisors in a multicultural environment and to interrelate in an effective fashion with staff at all levels as well as with external counterparts.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Strong data analysis skill
  • Facilitation, training, and coaching skill.
How to Apply

To apply, please visit the following link:

https://ee.humanitarianresponse.info/x/csqZnRWO

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible not to wait until the closing date.

Deadline for Applying: 17/01/2021 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Employer: GWQ
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Al Mukha
  • Posted on: 13 January 2021
  • Deadline: 17 January 2021
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