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We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Ref No: 1900008D
Calabar, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term
- To ensure implementation of the M&E plan for the Cameroon refugees response including monitoring progress against planned activities, critical milestones and targets as well as providing support and guidance to partners M&E officers and government counterparts to ensure highest possible quality data collection, data management and reporting.
Monitoring and Evaluation System:
- Assist the MEAL Coordinator in all aspects of programme monitoring by periodic data collection, data verification and data analysing from partners
- Assist and participate in preparation and the process of programme’s outcome level situation and impact studies (baseline and end-line)
- Facilitate to strengthen Data Quality Assurance System for partners by Data Quality Assessment tools
- Develop and maintain database system to ensure programme tracking and to get critical information of programme achievement by organizing, analysing, and presentation.
- Identify the needs and Provide technical supports on data management system, and M&E for partners’ organisation.
- Participate in the implementation and updating of M&E policy and guidelines for MEC in-line with SCI and Donor Organisations
Capacity building on data management related concepts:
- Assist and participate in M&E trainings to staff and partners on M&E Systems and data analysis in liaison with Implementing Partners
- Ensure data management related training and capacity needs are identified systematically and communicated to MEAL Manager
Systems to Ensure Accountability:
- Conduct monitoring visits to partners’ project sites and review partners’ M&E system
- Collaborate with partners’ M&E person to ensure effective supervision, monitoring and evaluation system in place
- Assist MEAL Manager for reviewing periodic reports and give feedbacks to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
- Ensure data from partners and provide partners information as per MEC and donor requirements
- Support on development of profiles and project achievements of partners and share between partners for inter learning
- Ensure that findings, lessons learned, and analysis of impacts from across the projects and components which promotes learning and strategy development
Support Programme Supervision, Monitoring and Evaluation:
- Support the team lead to monitor activities at the intervention states and communicate findings and progress to response team
- Participate in evaluation of the response, focusing on data management of evaluation datasets.
Support Documentation, Reporting, Knowledge Sharing and Effective Feedback Mechanism:
- Support coordination of the response monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual reviews and reports as required.
- Participate in dissemination of program information to communities, children, and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanism
- Manage the beneficiary complaints and feedback mechanism database
- Work with field teams to collect information on potential case studies and success stories
- Update shared drive and project team space with program monitoring documents regularly
Min Required Experience:
Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:
Application Closing Date
- 2-3 yrs previous experience with local and international NGOs
- Previous experience in Health System Strengthening programmes using the National HMIS software
- Advanced computer literacy (MS Office applications, web-based applications and advanced statistical package utilization e.g SPSS,STATA-12,DHIS etc)
- Fluency in English, Hausa spoken and written
- Ability to work in partnership with government and development partners
- Good interpersonal skills
- Ability to work within a team setting
- Independence, adaptability and flexibility
- Excellent communication skills
15th February, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
- We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
- Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.
- We undertake rigorous procedures to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organisation and all candidates will, therefore, be subject to this scrutiny.
- We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.