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MEAL Focal Point

Job Description and Requirements

MEAL Focal Point  

Amman   

Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial international aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.

Humanity & Inclusion is a not-for-profit organization with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission.

For more details on the association: http://www.hi.org

 

About the job

The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Manager (MEAL) will lead the MEAL team in the area of North Hub operations.  S/he will manage the implementation of MEAL activities for ongoing and upcoming projects and programs in all sectors of intervention. Further, s/he will ensure that evidence-based and participatory approaches are put in place and implemented for formal reflection on the projects. The incumbent will also help HI in strengthening its MEAL functions based on his/her experiences from the field and serve as a support function. Under the direct supervision of Operations Coordinator, and technical guidance of MEAL Coordinator for mission, the incumbent will be responsible for:

Duties and Responsibilities :

1.Management

•Ensure M&E components deliver on track, on budget, and are adequately staffed and supported;

•Supervise M&E and Field staff ensuring appropriate implementation of MEAL activities and required and adequate support is provided.

•Support program data collection, analysis, reporting and design.

2.Capacity Building

•Build the capacity of all relevant team members to develop and maintain an excellent MEAL system, including the periodic reflection and analysis of project’s’ performance and process monitoring.

•Develop work plans to mentor and coach staff to build their capacity on MEAL activities and program quality.

•Support and manage the implementation and training on program monitoring tools (e.g. Project Quality Management Tool, Activity Progress Reports, Indicators follow up, data management plan, MEAL plans)

3.Monitoring, & Learning

•Conduct field monitoring visits, spot-checks in the areas of intervention, and advice on path corrections. 

•Support to Manage and help in maintaining an up-to-date central database to manage cross-cutting sector-wise and grant-wise data;

•Establish and maintain feedback mechanisms of program results for decision making; and advice on changes.

•Adapt tools supported by HI to ensure accountability measures and reporting are integrated in programming;

•Support to Integrate mobile technology and other innovative solutions where feasible.

•Develop and maintain structures for continuous learning and adaptions.

4.Evaluation / Assessment and Survey

•Coordinate, support and lead as required on the assessments, evaluations and other studies.

•Work closely with MEAL team in coordination in the design, implementation and drafting reliable results.

•Design, implement, and draft reports for stakeholders’ feedback surveys.

5. Accountability & Quality Control

•Establish and advise on feedback mechanisms of program results for decision making;

•Adapt tools supported by HI to ensure accountability measures and reports are integrated in programming;

•Lead M&E personnel in conducting quality assurance activities for key program interventions

•Recognize opportunities for innovative action and create an environment where alternative viewpoints are welcomed.

•Represent the organization in the M&E and Assessment Working Groups & promote a positive image, as needed.

•Complete additional assignments related to job functions requested and acknowledged by MEAL Coordinator and the HI management.

 

About you

To be successful in this role you must have:                                           

Required Qualifications:

•Sound knowledge in emergency and development contexts in terms of implementing and designing monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning activities at field level.

•Sound knowledge on various M&E approaches (remote, participatory etc.)

•Sound knowledge of sampling techniques and statistical analysis.

•Strong analytical and observational skills.

•Strong knowledge in Project Management cycle (PMC) and MEAL Cycle. 

•Knowledge in staff’s management and capacity building in MEAL activities.

•Experience in managing and supervising data collection activities using mix-method approaches in assessments, surveys and evaluation studies for at least one year .

•Technical background in Risk programming, health, livelihood is a plus

•Good knowledge on cross-cutting aspects i.e. gender, environment etc.                                                                                                                              

We offer

HI will offer the successful applicant a six months contract, renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start on the required date and be willing and able to work in Amman.

Salary range starting from (1520 JOD)  

Application process

All applicants must submit their updated CV (no longer than four pages) through Akhtaboot Website. 

 

Dead Line for applications

 Any applications received after (25 May 2019), will not be considered

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

HI is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.