Ended MEAL Officer
Location: Al Mukha- Aden
Number of Vacancy: 1
Generations Without Qat was founded in 2007 by a group of development professionals as voluntarily work and officially become a licensed NGO in 2010. The organization works on two main interventions: awareness and development. But since 2014, the organization is providing rapid response activities and relief support to the conflict-affected communities. Since our inception in 2010, GWQ has been dedicated its efforts to support communities in the country, especially the most vulnerable ones, in providing livelihoods, boosting health and education. The organization’s target beneficiaries are: youth, women and children, conflict-affected communities, and vulnerable populations.
Under the supervision of the MEAL Manager, the MEAL Officer will make sure to maintain an effective monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning system of GWQ projects in Al Makha and Dhubab districts. The tasks will include routine monitoring of activities, providing monitoring reports, conducting field visits to ensure compliance with established standard and requirements. The MEAL Officer reports directly to the MEAL Manager. This position is full-time, based on a 40-hour work week, but varies from week to week as humanitarian need constantly oscillates according to the unstable conflict environment and funding availability.
Technical Support and Management:
- Work with and support GWQ’s Senior Staff, the Program and the Program Manager in preparing program MEAL plans, indicators and mechanisms for M&E in line with strategic program plans and budgets.
- Support the development of the logical framework for projects, including MEAL support during proposal development to ensure adequate MEAL budget forecasts for field and office activities.
- Support planning, implementation and follow-up of evaluations by: writing terms of references, preparing project summaries, participating in the selection of external consultants for evaluating GWQ projects, and technically and financially coordinating with consultant in relation to field assessments.
- Track outputs and expected results of ongoing projects and the extent of completion of various activities and present findings to GWQ leadership.
- Ensure the achievement of results and outputs necessary for development and humanitarian response according to the needs of local communities.
- Develop and design information management systems resulting from monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning activities, such as progress reports, databases and complaint mechanisms.
- Report to GWQ’s Senior Management in a timely manner on the progress and completion of project/program implementation, including obstacles faced and technical, administrative and financial solutions proposed.
- Supervise MEAL staff as well as advocacy, communication and media officials for relief and development programs.
- Monitor and assist Program Managers in preparing long-term plans for the projects they manage, specifying a timeline for issuing reports to donors
- Follow-up and supervise staff preparing news reports and stories published on GWQ’s website
- Introduce low cost techniques to improve project performance in the organization and facilitate mechanisms for updates of reports.
- Provide MEAL support during audits
- Bachelor’s degree in statistics, anthropology, sociology, public health, or another relevant field
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in MEAL related role in an NGO environment, preferably in a humanitarian context
- Solid conceptual understanding about different components of MEAL
- Demonstrated skills in supporting MEAL systems
- Strong experience in information management systems
- Experience of, and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability to affected populations
- Previous experience of managing a team and managing projects
- Demonstrated strong monitoring and evaluation skills, including planning/participating in evaluations
- Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands-on implementation capacity
- Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
- Knowledge on the development of e-data collection
- Strong analytical skills and ability to handle complex issues
- Very good knowledge of the MS office software (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); other software is an asset (Kobo toolbox, SPSS, ArcGIS…)
- Commitment to the aims and principles of NFDHR.
- English and Arabic language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
Applicants should send a CV and covering letter, both in English, to (Jobs4.firstname.lastname@example.org) with the title of the position you are applying for in the title of email
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The closing date for the application 25 April, 2019.