MEAL Officer

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  1. Vacancy no.: CUE-2023-062
  2. Position title: MEAL Officer
  3. of positions: 1 position
  4. Position category: Local
  5. Employment type: Fixed term
  6. Employment duration: 1 year
  7. Effort rate: 100%
  8. Deadline for application: This job vacancy is open until the position is filled.
  9. Line Manager: MEAL Coordinator
  10. Subordinates: N/A
  11. Salary and Remuneration: Negotiable
  12. Required qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
  • Research, Social Sciences, Engineering, Management, or any other relevant field
  • 1-year MEAL officer or 2 Years MEAL assistant
  • Experience in conducting data collection exercises (Qualitative and Quantitative)
  • Experience in the use of digital data collection tools is an advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite Excel, SPSS, STATA, KOBO, ODK preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite is an advantage
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation, and coaching
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Previous volunteering experience is an advantage
  • Language requirement: Advanced in English, Fluency in Arabic , Fluency in Kurdish
  1. Duties and responsibilities:
  • As a member of the Monitoring Team, the MEAL Officer shall conduct data collection in the field and execute the methodologies provided by the line Manager.
  • support monitoring and evaluation processes and contribute to the development and rollout of accountability processes.
  • Participate in all other aspects of MEAL, for example, surveys, baselines, evaluations, joint project monitoring, and learning workshops/events.
  • Produce monitoring checklists and conduct quarterly joint field process monitoring, quality assessment, and data validation, and provide feedback and recommendations for timely improvement.
  • Support the MEAL coordinator in organizing and facilitating quarterly district panel monitoring, progress review and learning events.
  • Supports the MEAL coordinator in the design and implementation of periodic evaluation activities including baseline surveys, research and evaluations in the area of health.
  • Be actively involved in promoting learning through documentation of lessons learned and developing approaches for community analysis and utilization of data for decision-making.
  • Together with the Project officers and with the support of the MEAL coordinator, undertake accountability activities, including the development and use of information-sharing materials and the establishment of complaint response mechanisms. This may include ensuring that complaints are logged and addressed in a professional and timely manner and that serious complaints relating to abuse, exploitation and corruption and referred appropriately.
  • Ensure transparent, accurate and timely data collection for the purposes of baseline study, real-time evaluation and post-intervention/ post-distribution monitoring.
  • Ensure all data collection is done in line with good quality monitoring data, in a timely manner, and organize data received for reporting to the MEAL coordinator.
  • Ensures the quality of monitoring data reported by field offices through capacity building, supportive supervision, routine checking and validation of data.
  • M&E Officer ensures timely data analysis and preparation of monitoring report according to PAH procedures and standards.
  • Will support programs in collaboration with project officers in compiling data and writing reports accordingly.
  • Will support programs with analysis and graphic representation of data for reporting purposes
  • Actively contributing to designing and regularly updating program MEAL guidelines and tools and ensuring that project staff have access and can use the tools,
  • Support the MEAL manager in developing the capacity of local communities, partners and staff on the program MEAL framework, data management, data analysis and results‐oriented programming, monitoring and evaluation methods and principles and reporting systems
  • Support the MEAL coordinator in training concerned program staff on the use of MEAL system; conduct rapid assessments and trend analysis of field-based programs to monitor program activity.
  • Ensures the quality of monitoring data reported by field offices through capacity building, supportive supervision, routine checking and validation of data.
  • Support the M&E Coordinator in analyzing existing tools and procedures and developing new tools for needs assessment, baseline survey, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Carrying out other duties assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Supervises field-level MEAL staff during data collection exercises being conducted in the Field.
  • Support field-level MEAL staff during the implementation of their tasks such as Data collection, entry, cleaning, collation, validation, etc.
  1. Application: The following documents are required to be sent alongside the application.
  • Cover letter
  • An updated CV
  • Please indicate the vacancy no. on the subject of your e-mail.
  • Please send your application to: [email protected]