Reporting directly to the Project Manager and technically reporting to the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator, MEAL Officer is responsible for promoting evidence-based programming and strategy through developing and implementing quantitative and qualitative research activities within GOAL’s programmes. Build M&E capacity of GOAL project staff and support the implementation of an M&E framework.
Summary of Key Duties
- Responsible for the implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation systems.
- Develop appropriate monitoring and evaluation tools for data collection.
- Develop and manage databases for programme participants.
- Conduct training of project staff and stakeholders on data collection methodology and M&E systems.
- Disseminate monitoring and evaluation findings internally and externally through meetings and workshops.
- Contribute to the GOAL M & E component in proposal writing through the development of the logical frameworks and indicators.
- Establish appropriate community-based monitoring and evaluation systems including complaints/feedback handling mechanisms.
- Mainstream safeguarding issues of gender, HIV/AIDS, Child Protection and Environment in monitoring and evaluation.
Requirements: Technical & Functional skills
- A Minimum of a Degree in Agriculture, Natural Resources Management Development Studies or any other relevant Social Science discipline; A post graduate qualification is added advantage.
- Post-graduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation of Agriculture and livelihood interventions a distinct advantage.
- At least 3 years’ experience in rural development programmes working for an NGO; Strong appreciation of the importance of urban and rural WASH, hardware and software WASH components, monitoring and evaluation techniques, and community participation in project activities.
- At least 3+ years of implementing surveys and other research activities within an NGO environment.
- Demonstrated experience in applying quantitative and qualitative /participatory research methods.
- Outgoing personality with excellent communication skills.
- Ability and willingness to travel to rural locations and live in sometimes basic conditions.
- Understanding of mainstreaming principles ie Gender, HIV/AIDS & Child Protection and experience of working on mainstreaming activities.
- Confident presentation and facilitation skills, proven record in provision and facilitation of trainings.
- Knowledge of Sphere and commitment to humanitarian principles
- Proficiency in using standard computer software, especially MS office as well as data entry/statistical packages, such as MS Access, SPSS, Minitab, Epi Info.
Requirements: GOAL Competencies:
- Adaptability &Flexibility
- Accountability & Dependability
- Attention to Detail
- Creative & Innovative Thinking
- Ethics & Integrity
- Influencing Others
- Interpersonal Skills
- Planning & Organising
- Problem Solving
Get more information and apply online here
Deadline: 26 August 2020