MEAL Officer – Part Time

Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

UOSSM USA’s vision is to alleviate the suffering and improve the healthcare, mental health, and well-being of people affected by crisis. To achieve that vision, UOSSM USA provides, in collaboration with its strategic partners, impartial lifesaving support, medical relief and access to quality healthcare and mental health services to people affected by crisis through its impactful and cost-effective programs. UOSSM USA currently supports Mental Health and Protection (MH&P) services in Turkey and is looking forward to expanding its impact in MH&P to the underserved people in Jordan, Syrian refugees, and other refugees affected by crisis.

Job Summary

Help in planning and designing the M&E system within projects, working on preparing M&E plan, data collection tools with necessary supporting evidence requirements, directing project assistants in their assignments, preparing M&E reports and reviewing completed tools, resulting in generating different types of M&E reports and products work in addition to being responsible for internal communication with other concerned departments and donors.

Main Tasks

Plan and prepare a monitoring and evaluation system at the project level 30%

  • Develop and keep the project monitoring work plan updated according to project activities and time frames as appropriate.
  • Develop the overall framework for project monitoring and evaluation, e.g. project mid-term evaluation, impact evaluation, final evaluation, and develop a project performance monitoring plan with relevant data collection systems.
  • Develop monthly executive plans for the work of M&E assistants (distribution of project work to assistants according to content + monthly reporting plan + communication and follow-up plan and output plan for assistants + plans for attending meetings and workshops + internal communication plan
  • Assist in reviewing the project log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of performance indicators and their measurement;
  • Review the quality of data related to project activities, methods of collecting it, and the degree to which it will provide good basic statistics for evaluating the intervention.
  • Develop baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.
  • Develop a plan to build project-related capacity in monitoring and evaluation and any technical support that may be required.
  • Develop appropriate data collection tools for monitoring and evaluation activities according to project requirements, such as questionnaires, checklists, and focused dialogue sessions.

Implementing monitoring and evaluation processes to ensure the achievement of project objectives 30%

  • Collect data on a regular basis to measure achievement against performance indicators.
  • Check data quality periodically to ensure that the requirements of the project’s logical framework are met.
  • Maintain and manage the monitoring and evaluation database; Analyze and compile results.
  • Support project progress reports, mid-term project review, and final evaluation.
  • Identify areas that require technical support to project partners as needed.
  • Regular meetings with different stakeholders to discuss corrective actions and provide advice on improving project performance using monitoring and evaluation results.
  • Identify lessons learned and develop case studies to record the qualitative outcomes of the project.

Preparing and developing high-quality monitoring and evaluation reports and sharing them with stakeholders 25%

  • Produce reports on M&E results and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required. These reports include monthly, quarterly, midterm, and final monitoring and evaluation reports, in addition to reports of field visits, corrective actions, lessons learned, best practices, and reports of beneficiary satisfaction with the services provided, in addition to reports of training and capacity building for the targets or employees of the projects.
  • Providing the project’s relevant departments with the necessary information.
  • Producing reports in a narrative or interactive way to serve the best possible presentation of the results of monitoring and evaluation
  • Attending meetings with (donors, partners, technical sectors, Task Forces & Clusters, conferences, workshops)

Team Management and Capacity Building 10%

  • Provide direct supervision of the Enumerators/field team
  • Provide capacity building trainings to enumerators/field team on MEAL surveys.

Developing an electronic management portfolio 5%

Follow up on results reports and maintain and arrange the archive for tasks

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in working in a relief or development NGO with a focus on MEAL processes

  • Education Degree Health, business administration, statistics, information management, OR any related field.

  • Previous field experience and Knowledge acquired in any of the following fields: Health, protection, nutrition.

  • Minimum 1 year experience in supervision position

  • Good Knowledge in data collection, analysis, and management principles.

  • Good analytical capacity for qualitative and quantitative information.

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, KOBO, Power BI, SPSS etc.)

  • Ability to lead and train field workers.

  • Key MEAL officer characteristics: Organized, available, good learner, diplomatic and able to work as a part of the team. On the other hand, the officer must have the ability to take initiative and work independently when needed.

  • English language B2.

    Working Environment: primarily on site, and potentially remotely; based on needs and circumstances (i.e., Amman office, program centers, working group, etc.).

    Working Hours: Working hours are from 8:00am to 5pm (may vary based on meetings and work conditions), Sunday to Thursday.

    Gross SALARY: according to UOSSM USA salary scale

How to apply

To apply for the post, please fill the form application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to this specific post along with your resume/CV in strict confidence to https://forms.office.com/r/iNTHmqh75h

Please ensure that documents are sent with the titles “your name-cover letter-MEAL”** and ***“your name-CV-MEAL”*

Note: Only shortlisted will be contacted


Deadline: 4 Feb 2024