Ended MEAL Manager

The Job

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Manager

Location: Yemen

Reporting to: MEAL Coordinator

BACKGROUND:

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and supports their self-reliance.

International Medical Corps began working in Yemen in February 2012 implementing a range of programs in Sana'a, Lahj, Aden, Ibb and Taiz focused on primary health care, nutrition, WASH, and food security and livelihoods. Since the outbreak of conflict in 2015, International Medical Corps' interventions have focused on urgent, life-saving interventions.

JOB SUMMARY:

The MEAL Manager is a key position on the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) department of the IMC Yemen. The MEAL Manager must be able to effectively manage a skilled team as well as technically capable of driving the MEAL requirements of a large and diverse program. The MEAL Manager will contribute to generating the evidence base to design effective programs. The MEAL Manager will also support the MEAL Coordinator in establishing contextualised Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) system to ensure feedback from communities is continuously sought and fed back to programs. In line with International Medical Corps’ ambition towards learning, the MEAL Manager will support the learning forums among all sectors and across all field offices.

The MEAL manager will directly oversee MEAL officers, Research and Assessment officer and an AAP Officer – to ensure that the MEAL goals are achieved across all field offices, in addition to field coordinator who will be providing real-time data and information to MEAL team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Development

  • Ensure that needs assessments are conducted, where relevant, in close collaboration with Technical Leads to establish evidence base for the program development.
  • Assist the MEAL Coordinator in the development of logframes and MEAL plan for all new awards in close collaboration with Technical Leads.

Team Management

  • Supervise on implementation of the MEAL strategy, system, policies, and standards across field offices;
  • Assist the MEAL Coordinator in review and updating financial pipelines on a monthly basis for all MEAL budget lines.
  • Assist the MEAL Coordinator on recruitment and hiring of MEAL staff, and develop and conduct training needs analysis of supervised staff.
  • Assist the MEAL Coordinator in the design of training curriculums and roll out of trainings for International Medical Corps and partner staff.

Results Based Programming

  • Lead on the rollout and training on M&EL tools, i.e. the IPTTs, CBFRM databases, etc.
  • Assist the MEAL Coordinator in improving and contributing to International Medical Corps indicator bank.
  • Assist the MEAL Coordinator in developing program quality assurance activities (e.g. DQA) guides, plans and tools.

Accountability

  • Lead on the rollout and implementation of accountability strategy, including response mechanisms for feedback from stakeholders.
  • Promote use of stakeholder feedback in program design and encourage the regular uptake of feedback across sectors.

Learning

  • Lead on the rollout of trackers to document the learning evidence across all awards, sectors and field offices.
  • Technically support the review meetings and documentations of lessons learned.
  • Assist the MEAL Coordinator in close collaboration with program staff to develop research topics, methods, implement and document research projects appropriate for internal and/or external publication.

Other

  • Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors.
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Other duties as assigned. The duties listed are representative of the nature of work assigned and not all-inclusive.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters level in Health, communications, international relations, social sciences, humanities or related field.
  • At least five years of applied experience with humanitarian organizations in designing, implementing and overseeing monitoring and evaluation tasks.
  • Experience with large-scale emergency response monitoring, evaluation and reporting to major donors (OFDA, BPRM, DfID, ECHO, and others).
  • Extensive experience conducting surveys, assessments, and evaluations for multiple sectors using practical methodologies in austere conditions.
  • Demonstrated experience in database design and other tools for information management.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing ICT solutions.
  • Competent in MS Excel, word processing, Power Point and experience using statistical packages: EPI-Info7, SPSS, MYSTAT, MAXQDA, NVivo.
  • Competent in xls form design using ODK, KOBO Collect, ONA etc…
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English is essential.
How to Apply

Candidates need to submit their CVs to  IMC-YemenHR@internationalmedicalcorps.org   and need to “write the title of the position they apply for it & the location” in the "email subject line"

  • Employer: IMC
  • Category: Programs
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 31 October 2018
  • Deadline: 9 November 2018

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