MEAL Officer – COOPI

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Job Description

OrganizationCooperazione Internazionale
ROLEMEAL Officer
Number required1
DUTY STATIONNational COOPI Khartoum
SupervisorMEAL Coordinator
DURATIONOne Year
Gross Salary700 Euro/Month Including Benefits Required by Sudanese law
Dury Starting dateASAP after selection
DEADLINE20/12/2021

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) is an international Italian NGO established in 1965. Since its establishment, COOPI has been undertaking activities to help and empower the poor and needy in different countries. COOPI Sudan started its operation in 2004 and has been primarily implementing emergency, relief, and early recovery programs in water hygiene and sanitation, food security and livelihood, nutrition, and protection sectors.

COOPI is currently implementing several projects in North Darfur, Kassala, and Khartoum in the sectors of WASH, Food Security and Livelihood, Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Refugee Response.

Under the framework of the ongoing projects, COOPI is looking for a qualified and competent MEAL Officer to carry out the assigned activities in the sector of competence.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitoring

As a member of the Monitoring Team, the MEAL Officer shall conduct data collection in the field and execute the methodologies provided by the MEAL Coordinator.

Undertake regular visits to field locations to 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 projects monitoring, and reviews/lessons 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.

  • Evaluation and Learning

Support the MEAL coordinator in organizing and facilitating quarterly monitoring reports, progress reviews,s 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.

Develop field staff capacities to employ a learning approach to their work. She/he will also be actively involved in promoting learning through documentation of lessons learned and developing approaches for community analysis and utilization of data for decision-making.

  • Accountability

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.

  • Data Collection & Validation

Ensure transparent, accurate, and timely data collection for the purposes of the baseline study, real-time evaluation, and post-intervention/ post-distribution monitoring. It involves field visits to project locations; conducting training for local enumerators; application of different data collection tools as well as collecting GPS and photographic data from the field.

Ensure all data collection is done in line with good quality monitoring data, in a timely manner, and organize data received for reporting to MEAL Coordinator.

Ensures the quality of monitoring data reported by field offices through capacity building, supportive supervision, routine checking, and validation of data.

  • Reporting & Analysis

MEAL Officer ensures timely data analysis and preparation of monitoring reports according to COOPI procedures and standards.

Will support programs in collaboration with project officers in compiling data and write reports accordingly.

Will support programs with analysis and graphic representation of data for reporting purposes.

  • Capacity Building

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 Coordinator in developing the capacity of local communities, partners, and staff on the project MEAL framework, data management, and 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 the MEAL system; conduct rapid assessments and trend analysis of field-based projects to monitor project activity.

Ensures the quality of monitoring data reported by field offices through capacity building, supportive supervision, routine checking, and validation of data.

Support 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.

  • Management Tasks

Supervises field-level Project staff or enumerators during data collection exercises being conducted in the Field.

Lead field level MEAL activities during project implementation tasks such as Data collection, entry, cleaning, collation, validation, etc.

Key Activities/ Resposibilities

Planning

  • Implement MEAL plan and tools for the project in consultation with the MEAL Coordinator and project manager
  • Develop clear plans for reporting activities including those of feedback mechanism, archiving and filling of documents

Implementation

  • As a member of Monitoring Team, the MEAL Officer shall conduct data collection in the field and execute the methodologies provided by the MEAL Coordinator.
  • Undertake regular visits to field locations to support monitoring and evaluation processes and contribute to the development and roll out of accountability processes.
  • Participate in all other aspects of MEAL, for example surveys, baselines, evaluations, joint projects monitoring and reviews / lessons learning workshops/events.
  • Produce monitoring checklists and conduct quarterly joint field process monitoring, quality assessment and data validation, and provide feedbacks and recommendations for timely improvement
  • 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. It involves: field visits to project locations; conducting training for local enumerators; application of different data collection tools as well as collecting GPS and photographic data from the field.
  • Ensure all data collection is done in line with good quality monitoring data, in a timely manner, and organize data received for reporting to MEAL Coordinator.
  • Ensures the quality of monitoring data reported by field offices through capacity building, supportive supervision, routine checking and validation of data.
  • Actively contributing to designing and regularly updating program MEAL guidelines and tools and ensures that project staff have access and can use the tools,
  • Support the MEAL Coordinator in developing capacity of local communities, partners and staff on the project MEAL framework, data management, and 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 projects to monitor project activity.
  • Ensures the quality of monitoring data reported by field offices through capacity building, supportive supervision, routine checking and validation of data.
  • Support M&E Coordinator in analyzing existing tools and procedures and developing new tools for needs assessment, baseline survey, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Supervises field level Project staff or enumerators during data collection exercises being conducted in the Field.
  • Lead field level MEAL activities during project implementation tasks such as Data collection, entry, cleaning, collation, validation, etc.

Reporting

  • M&E Officer ensures timely data analysis and preparation of monitoring report according to COOPI procedures and standards.
  • Will support programs in collaboration with project officers in compiling of data and write reports accordingly.
  • Will support programs with analysis and graphic representation of data for reporting purposes.

External Coordination

  • Liaise with community members on projects implementation.
  • Attend meetings when needed at locality level.

Project development

  • Provide all technical inputs for the project proposal requirements and indicative costs.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree level or equivalent/higher Degree in monitoring and evaluation; social sciences; systems science, and/or other relevant fields with at least two years of relevant professional work experience.
  • Preferably additional training courses (with certification) specific to Program Management or humanitarian intervention strongly preferred;
  • Strong computer literacy (excel, word), organizational, planning, and report writing skills
  • Experience in the INGO/NGO and humanitarian context.

About COOPI

COOPI aims to contribute to the process of fighting poverty and developing the communities, intervening in situations of emergency, reconstruction and development, in order to achieve a better balance between developed areas and deprived or developing areas.

HEADQUARTERS

Via F. De Lemene 50, 20151 Milan
Ph. +39.02 3085057
Fax +39.02 33403570
[email protected]

For jobs from Cooperazione Internazionale in Sudan visit: COOPI Jobs Page

How To Apply

Interested applicants can submit their application online or in a sealed envelope at the Labour Office, properly marked “MEAL Officer – COOPI”. Any inquiry can also be addressed to COOPI’s office in Khartoum. Amarat, Street 13, East of French Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan or by email at [email protected] Your application should contain:

  • Cover/Application Letter
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae,
  • Copy of Residence ID

NBOnly short-listed candidates who meet the requirements will be contacted. Women and people with physical disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

MEAL Officer – COOPI
MEAL Officer – COOPI
MEAL Officer – COOPI
MEAL Officer – COOPI

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