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Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning Officer HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-01-23 15:59   Other categories   Adamawa   48 views
Job Details

Locations: Adamawa and Katsina

Employment Type: Full-time

Primary Responsibilities

The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer is responsible to implement a functional MEAL system at field level.

The officer provides support to the programmes team in designing, monitoring and evaluating all projects’ interventions.

Collect monitoring, evaluation, research and learning data on project activities and learning initiatives.

Ensure tools are fit for purpose and appropriate to context through review and revision with line supervisor.

Ensuring that baseline surveys are conducted with the informed consent and participation of the programme beneficiaries.

Ensuring that project monitoring systems include mechanisms for beneficiaries to

participate and to feedback their comments on the Anticipatory Humanitarian Action programme.

Recognition of the indicators/milestones of the project outputs for improved reporting, accountability and learning to beneficiaries/other stakeholders.

General scope of the Job

The Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer is specifically responsible for:

Monitoring and evaluating the Strengthening Early Warning & Response Mechanisms

(SEWaRM) project being implemented by CRUDAN in partnership with Oxfam and working with the Climate and Resilience Project Officer to report to the Director of Programmes.

Assisting in producing, networking and to storing up-to-date resources (database) that support the organisation’s communication.

Monitoring and evaluating data collection activities, survey work and analytical sessions.

Ensuring field data is gathered and registered, ensuring the quality of data entered and helping to produce initial statistical analyses.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Setting up the M&E system

Assist in revising the programme log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of the objective hierarchy, indicators/milestones and monitoring mechanisms.

Guide the process for identifying the key performance questions and parameters for monitoring programme performance and comparing it to targets.

Design the format for monitoring programme performance reports.

Set out the framework and procedures for the evaluation of programme activities with stakeholders

Participate in training with stakeholders, including primary stakeholders, in M&E skills, including participatory aspects.

Implementation of M&E:

Based on the budget, design the framework for the physical and process monitoring of project activities.

Prepare consolidated progress reports for Management in accordance with approved reporting formats and timing.

Conduct regular visits to meet beneficiaries in coordination with project officers to capture data correctly and efficiently to ensure regular and accurate reporting.

Develop and submit quarterly capacity enhancement and assessment plan for project

beneficiaries in targeted communities and ensure the implementation of approved actions.

Review monitoring reports, analyse them for impact evaluation to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in programme implementation.

Communication:

Prepare reports on M&E findings, as required, working closely with the Project Officer.

Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed.

Guide the regular sharing of the outputs of M&E findings with programme staff, implementing partners and primary stakeholders.

Liaise with OXFAM MELSA Unit through the Program Officer to ensure effective project monitoring at the LG level.

Check that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum and in a timely fashion. If necessary, create such discussion forum to fill any gaps.

Accountability:

Implement and support accountability feedback, complaints and response mechanisms (both digital and conventional) in the project locations.

Where applicable, maintain regular contact with beneficiaries, community leaders, representatives of agencies of government and other NGOs, inviting them to participate in monitoring and assessment processes and sharing the results with them.

Inform target beneficiaries of their rights, the intended results and impact of the project, the monitoring and evaluation processes, and the feedback and complaints Mechanism of the project.

Learning:

Assist the project team and partners in documenting lessons learnt

Support the implementation of reviews and learning events at project locations, as needed.

Support development of programs management information system (MIS), harnessing new information technology for the compilation, analysis, storage, and retrieval of data and knowledge for programs development.

Performs other duties that may be assigned by the Executive Director and/or Director of Programmes.

Personal Qualities

B.Sc in relevant field or other similar field

At least 3 years’ experience in development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; other learning efforts is required

Ability to work calmly under pressure.

Flexible attitude to work

Ability to gain trust and support of colleagues

Good Team player.

Ability to meet deadlines, targets and work proactively with others to meet shared responsibilities.

Ability to work in difficult terrains and weather conditions.

Fluency in English, Hausa, and any other local language(s)

Ability to relate to people from a variety of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Application Closing Date

26th January, 2024.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: career@crudan.org using the Job Title and Applicant's name as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only applications sent in the required format will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Company Description
Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN) is a Christian, not-for-profit, Non-Governmental Organization, working to ensure that Nigerian communities experience sustained food security, improved household nutrition, economic justice, natural resources management, disaster risks reduction, conflict transformation and humanitarian aid without bias to faith, gender or ethnicity.