MEAL Manager at Solidarites International

Full Time7 months ago
Employment Information
Mission
Within the Nigeria mission and under the supervision of the MEAL Coordinator, the Mission MEAL Manager supports the MEAL Coordinator to ensure that the MEAL strategy of the mission is implemented by the mission staff. He/she:

Contributes to the centralization and harmonization of MEAL tools and processes on the mission
Provides methodological support to all program teams on technical questions linked to MEAL and cross-cutting issues such as: design of M&E plan, quantitative and qualitative data collection, measure of indicators, complaint response mechanism, do no harm analysis etc.
In collaboration with the MEAL Coordinator, looks over the quality and relevance of internal monitoring and evaluation activities, recommendations and analysis produced by his/her department (studies, maps…)
Provides support training of program teams within his/her fields of expertise
Contributes to institutional knowledge building and improvement of MEAL methods and techniques

Main Tasks
Strategic orientation:

Participate in developing a sector-based strategy (M&E, accountability, gender, do no harm) in accordance with SI’s policies and priorities for the intervention country
Participate in programming work.

Training and technical support:

Develop program teams’ capacities in the department’s field of expertise: data collection and analysis (method, format, software etc.), measure of indicators, complaint response mechanism, do no harm analysis etc. Develop training modules along with MEAL Coordinator.
Provide program teams with a technical and methodological support for M&E activities, data management (questionnaire design, sampling, data entry, extraction of useful data and interpretation) and integration of cross-cutting issues.
Support program teams in creating or adapting tools for: indicators monitoring, impact monitoring (M&E plan and survey tools) or risk analysis.

Monitoring and Evaluation of SI programs:

Contribute to the elaboration, review and harmonization of M&E tools, data management, especially in M&E Plans.
Check relevance of reports, analysis, maps and recommendations produced.
Propose adjustments, new activities to improve the quality of the operations or approaches, in consultation with PMs and program / technical coordinators.
Upon ad hoc request from the program / technical coordinator, perform advanced analysis.
Contribute to terms of references for external evaluations and studies.

Accountability:

Support the design and roll out of complaints response mechanisms.
Check that the key principles of the mechanism are respected.
Produce regular analysis of the complaints and feedback received.

Institutional Knowledge Building (IKB):

Build on institutional knowledge on M&E activities and missions’ results (lessons learnt and recommendations) and make sure these are known by PMs.
Support recommendation tracking process and work on action plans.
Use SI’s IKB tools to document MEAL tools and methodologies/approaches.
Produce a detailed handover report in the approved SI format at the end of the employment.

HR Management/Capacity Development:

Make sure that new staffs are briefed on MEAL’s roles and responsibilities.
Participate in the evaluation and in the assessment of the performance of collaborators under his/her supervision
Identify training needs

Reporting / Communication / Representation:

Participate in writing project proposals and reports’ paragraphs on crosscutting issues and MEAL.
Make sure the right formats and delays are respected.
Represent SI when asked and/or delegated to do so.
Upon request, develop articles, case studies and success stories.
Share with the appropriate authority any information on the security context and any event which may have consequences on SI activities and team safety

Profile

Professional experience: 4 years of relevant experience (NGO/Private or Public sector) out of which at least 1 year on a MEAL managerial role.
Education: B.Sc. Degree in Statistics, Development Studies, Computer Science / Information Management or any other related field.A 
Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
Languages: English compulsory (Hausa – Added Advantage)
Good knowledge of MEAL tool development, data analysis and experience of team management
IT skills: good knowledge in Kobo Collect or similar applications, Excellent knowledge of MS Office
Software: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
Personal qualities: Rigorous, organized, able to manage important workload, good learning capacity, good communication, reactive, team spirit, assertive, attentive to details, resistance to stress.

What we Offer

Salary + food & housing contribution + social benefits (medical coverage, 24 days of Annual leaves per year, compassionate leaves, public holidays as announced by government, festive bonus, Life insurance - covering death and permanent disability) etc.

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