Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Officer

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Job Description

Care International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Officer

Locations:
 Damaturu, Yobe State & Maiduguri, Borno 
Position Type: Regular
Slot: 2 Openings
Duration: 4 months (extendable)

Job Summary

  • Responsible for Food Livelihood and Nutrition Security (FLNS) Project Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL).
  • The MEAL Officer will design implement cost effective, innovative robust MEAL system. The MEAL will continually review the practicality and effectiveness and suggest modifications as necessary of the MEAL system.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Develop an appropriate MEAL system in line with the FLNS Sector design and objectives:

  • Continually examine specific FLNS Sector and project output components to be monitored and evaluated.
  • Develop monitoring, accountability and reporting tools for the respective projects’ and programs’ outputs, suggest modifications and develop new and appropriate tools as necessary.
  • Provide routine guidance to FLNS Sector on field testing and use of new innovative monitoring tools as they are developed and refine them for FLNS Sector use.

Facilitate the implementation of FLNS Sector MEAL system and ensure accuracy of data and information collected:

  • Take the lead in training all FLNS Sector staff in understanding and use of all monitoring and reporting tools.
  • Review field reports to ensure that they respond to the FLNS Sector objectives and comply with sector indicators.

Ensure FLNS Sector data and information collected are analyzed and made accessible to the management in a form usable for decision-making:

  • Establish a filing system for various program activities to ensure easy retrieval of information as and when needed.
  • Develop an appropriate project data base of the sector to facilitate processing of required information.
  • Continually analyze FLNS Sector field data to verify status as and when necessary, and produce daily, weekly, monthly/quarterly data computation and analysis reports for use by project/project management.
  • Verify the validity of field data by making routine field visits to check adherence to agreed data collection methods and authenticity of collected information.
  • Documentations of lessons learnt, good practices and support the FLNS writing refereed papers for publication

Supervision, Liaison and collaboration with other projects, and agencies (e.g. UN, INGOs, State and Local Government Area (LGA):

  • Supervise, review and coordinate contracted consultants and any other persons assigned to MEAL officer
  • Facilitate collaboration on MEAL with other agencies in the region to ensure uniformity in tracking of FLNS Sector indicators.
  • Promote good PR and enhance CARE’s positive image during presentations
  • Perform any other monitoring and evaluation duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Sector Manager or her/his designate.

 

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    3

    Qualifications
    FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
    Other Requirements

    Qualification and Experience

    • Minimum 1st degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Agricultural economics
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in M&E
    • Competent in use and application of SPSS
    • Excellent experience on conducting quantitative and qualitative research, studies, assessment from start to end including dissemination of findings to a wide range of diverse audience

    Conditions
    By submitting your Application for this position you agreed to CARE’s ZERO Tolerance to:

    • Fraud
    • Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, Abuse and Child Abuse.

    Application Closing Date
    7th September, 2018.

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV's as a single document to: ngahr@care.org

    Note

    • Indicate clearly in the subject line of the email the position you are applying for and the location (in Caps)
    • Save your Application and CV with your name before attaching it
    • CARE strongly encourage women to apply
    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.

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    About CARE International
    CARE is a major international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in 1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental. CARE began work in Nigeria in 2017, in response to the emergency crises between Boko Haram insurgency and the military counterinsurgency that has led to more than 20,000 people killed and led to the abduction of over 4000 women and girls. Now in its ninth year, the situation in the NE remains e...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    August 31, 2018
    Offer Type
    Contract
    Experience
    Minimum of 3years
    Location
    Borno /Yobe
    Deadline
    September 7, 2018
    Specialization
    NGO / Community Services
    Industries
    NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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