Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) & Information Management (IM) Coordinator/6621


Duration : 12
Start date : 01-Sep-2022
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Action Against Hunger (AAH) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-political, non-denominational and non-profit making organization working in the Palestinian Territory since 2002.

Action Against Hunger is recruiting for its Jerusalem office a

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) and Information Management (IM) Coordinator 

For 12 months with a possibility of extension 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES

  • Streamline and harmonize Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning processes across the oPt Mission. 
  • Streamline data flows to allow compilation and better use of data for the information need of the mission at operational and strategic level. 
  • Support the implementation of the digital transformation initiatives of the organization in the oPt mission.
  • Continue & reinforce accountability capacities & practices within Action Against Hunger operations.
  • Support technical field offices in relevant MEAL related activities.
  • Reinforce technical capacities in Learning and Evaluation of the mission.

Key activities in your role will include

Objective 1: Develop a Mission MEAL Strategy and Road Map and harmonize MEAL processes (30%);

  • Develop a MEAL Strategy & Road Map and implement a related Action Plan for the mission to continue reinforcing MEAL capacities, building on progress made to date. 
  • Lead with the MEAL Managers and Head of Units MEAL diagnosis on regular basis to monitor the progress of the MEAL functions in the mission. 
  • Engage in close collaboration with the MEAL Manager and Head of Units into a harmonization process for the MEAL procedures to have a common toolbox and standards for the mission. 
  • Capitalize MEAL approaches and tools developed by the missions in the region and globally to bring interesting learnings to the oPt mission.
  • Advocate for adequate staffing and budget to support MEAL activities and provide recommendations on the organizational chart of MEAL departments as relevant. 
  • Engage with diverse internal and external stakeholders (other INGOs, donors, etc.…) to share experiences and advocate for best practices and identify opportunities of collaboration.

Objective 2: Propose a systematization of the information flow in the mission in coordination with relevant departments (50%):

  • Map the data available in the oPt mission across the three offices. 
  • Identify the information needed of the senior management, advocacy department, and operation departments.
  • Develop an Information Management Action Plan for the mission. 
  • Engage in close collaboration with the field office in the streamline/simplification of data flow when possible and relevant.
  • Propose Information Management solutions to systematize information flow in close collaboration with the field offices and in coherence with the headquarters Digital Transformation Strategy. 
  • Propose information dissemination channels, monthly products, and automated analysis to cover the information needs identified in each department. 
  • Review knowledge management capacities of the mission and propose solutions to preserve institutional knowledge. 
  • Provide guidance and technical recommendations for better information management and data quality in the mission. 
  • Develop mission staff capacity on Information management and their role in its implementation.

Objective 3: Engage with the headquarters and network and act as a focal point for the implementation of digital transformation and MEAL initiatives (5%):

  • Take part in Regional MEAL community and participate in the international MEAL community.
  • Follow up and implement the network key indicators in the mission. 
  • Act as focal point for relevant digital transformation initiatives and implementation. 
  • Disseminate headquarters Digital Transformation and MEAL Strategies within the mission to create ownership and coherence with mission initiatives.

Objective 4: Contribute to the MEAL activities through technical support and strengthening of MEAL capacities and ensure trainings at country level (15%):

  • Support the MEAL Managers in data quality audits, in mid-term and final reviews and provide guidance on field monitoring and evaluations as relevant.
  • Promote the application of good practices in needs assessments and program design.
  • Support the program design and proposal writing when relevant (review of log frame, propose indicators).
  • Support the mission reinforce its accountability practices at field level and propose linkages with the Safeguarding Action Plan of the mission. 
  • Develop capacity building initiatives with the MEAL Managers in the mission with identified stakeholders, including training and mentoring for field staff and partners based on gaps in specific areas of knowledge and practice.
  • Develop a gender sensitive training curriculum for MEAL middle-level management and perform trainings.
  • Support country office in the recruitment process for monitoring and evaluation- related roles when necessary.

Do you meet the profile required criteria?
  • Degree in any relevant field including International Development, Humanitarian affairs, project management, research or equivalent. 
  • Extensive experience in project cycle management, research, data gathering and management, statistics, quantitative / qualitative analysis, and reporting.
  • At least 5 years of experience within humanitarian field and at least 1 year at a senior coordination level in Monitoring and evaluation or Information management.
  • Experience in large scale emergency response and development projects. 
  • Extensive experience in conducting surveys, assessments, and evaluation for multiple sectors (WASH, Food security and livelihood (FSL), CVA a priority).
  • Knowledge of oPt and/or the Middle East is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Action against Hunger is an asset.
  • Able to work under Windows OS.
  • Proficiency in the basic office tools.
  • Knowledge in databases and mobile data collection systems (ODK/Kobo).
  • Knowledge in analysis (R, SPSS) and of visualization software (PowerBi, Tableau) and of ArcGIS.
  • Technical background as developer an asset.
  • Fluent English, plus Arabic is an asset.

Our remuneration package:

We offer immediate incorporation to a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:

  • Formal work contract: 12 months.
  • Base: Jerusalem office with regular trips to Hebron and Gaza bases. 
  • Compensation package: €38,323 gross/year divided in 12 payments.
  • Extra per month and per child (Under 18 years old): from 100€ to 225€ monthly (according to standard list of Action against Hunger -Spain). 
  • Break: 5 working days every 4 months, break per diem: 215 EUR, break travel allowance: up to 360 EUR.
  • 25 working days of paid leave per year.
  • Accommodation in guest house or payment of an allowance covering partially an individual rent.
  • Travel costs to and from the mission.
  • Expatriate health, repatriation, travel, and life insurance covered by the organization.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PACKAGE IS APPLICABLE FOR FOREIGN APPLICATIONS ONLY. NATIONAL APPLICATIONS WILL FOLLOW DIFFERENT CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO AAH POLICIES.

Action Against Hunger is an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply for this position.

 

Note. - Given the urgency of this position, the vacancy may close before the deadline. For more information about this position, visit our website www.accioncontraelhambre.org. In case you do not find the job advertisement published here, it means that the selection process has been closed.



Action against Hunger is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work such as but not limited to sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and/or financial misconduct; We expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through endorsing our code of conduct and other related policies and only those who share our values and code of conduct will be recruited to work for us.

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