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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning is a department responsible for:

Assessment – coordination and compilation of needs assessment exercises, management of enumerators rosters;

Monitoring – providing assurance that targets have been achieved as reported by the relevant programmes. In this regard, they conduct secondary verification (after the technical teams) on a sample basis; Supervise SMART, SQUEAC, COD, HEA surveys

Evaluation – internal/external review of impacts of projects and programmes;

Learning – supporting lessons learned exercises;

Research- Facilitate the process of research through development of concepts and proposal with support of grants department

Accountability – ensuring that beneficiaries and other stakeholders have a two-way information channel regarding ACF’s activities in Pakistan through maintenance of a Feedback and Complaint Mechanism.

MEAL unit is also responsible for overall coordination of all MEAL activities whether implemented by Partners or the technical teams.

This is an officer level position in the MEAL department. S/he is responsible for supporting MEAL Manager in overall field based oversight, data collection, field monitoring visits and mainstreaming MEAL related activities at grass root level and supporting research activities in the project i.e. SQUEAC, SMART survey, operational research studies, etc. The position holder is expected to conduct extensive field visits to provide technical back stopping based on MEAL findings and learnings to ACF and its partner’s technical teams at field level.

Objective 1

To support in assessment, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning across programmes

Tasks & responsibilities

·         To coordinate with MEAL Manager as well as partners in rolling out MEAL action plans for projects under the guidance of MEAL Manager/Technical Coordinator PINS.

·         To support MEAL Manager for the development of monitoring and evaluation tools as per donor and ACF standards.

·         To assist MEAL Manager in data collection, field planning and documentation for surveys (assessments, SMARTs, SQUEACs, CODs, beneficiaries’ satisfaction surveys etc.) as and when required at field level.

·         Updating MEAL learning database for improvement of the project activities and that can be capitalized for future programming.

·         To coordinate and supporting partners in the development of M&E plan, provide technical backstopping to partners at field level to ensure quality of data collection, implementation of the project activities through NIS, planned surveys.

·         Conduct field visits to monitor that standards are being met by implementing partners.

Objective 2

To support the process of learning through events and inter sectoral data management

Tasks & responsibilities

·         To participate and support conduction of lesson learnt exercises that can be capitalized for future programming.

·         To support MEAL Manager in planning and documentation of capacity building events with regards to monitoring plans, FCMs for both government and partners.

·         To work closely and support information management in developing the archiving systems for programs and support departments and establish checklist and cross verify filling of MEAL related project documentation at field level and suggest areas of improvement where needed.

Objective 3

To support research activities under the project

Tasks & responsibilities

·         To facilitate and supporting MEAL Manager in literature reviews and analysis of secondary data and contribute to the development of research ToRs and new proposals.

·         To develop methodologies for assessments, research study designs as well as tools for data collection and training research teams on these.

·         To conduct basic statistical analysis of quantitative data and qualitative data using SPSS/STATA, Nvivo software, etc.

·         To support preparation of write-ups for research briefings, literature reviews as well as full research reports; further support the development of publications for academic journals.

Objective 4

To support in providing day-to-day oversight of all MEAL activities

Tasks & responsibilities

·         To develop M&E plans and carry out field visits as per the plan to monitor the field level activities as per the DIPs and MEAL plans.

·         Coordinate with field teams to get and compile MEAL monthly report and strips.

·         To support field teams in mainstreaming accountability mechanism (FCM) with program, partners and record community feedback during visits to ensure compliances where needed.

·         To facilitate MEAL Manager in FCM related trainings for capital and field staff.

Objective 5

To represent the department and the organization at national, regional, or international levels and promote ACF’s technical viewpoints, guidelines and methods of work

Tasks & responsibilities

·         In absence of supervisor or as delegated by supervisor, represent Action Against Hunger at national/provincial/field-level and where appropriate, important international technical fora, working groups, workshop.

·         Any other task assigned by line supervisor.

Objective 6 (Gender)

To ensure inclusion across programming and within/by the team

Tasks & responsibilities

·          Support mission level qualification for gender marker.

·          Encourage inclusion within recruitment, training and promotion.

·          Ensure inclusion within programme planning, implementation and reporting.

·          Identify and mentor gender focal points in coordination with HR.

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIP

Internal

·         Under the guidance of –MEAL Manager/ Technical Coordinator.

·         In coordination with – MEAL Manager, Divisional team &  Partners

External

·       NGOs and INGOs particularly those with whom we have partnerships.

·       International standards bodies.

·       Government of Pakistan representatives including line departments, ministries and local officials.

·       AAP Health and its partners.

Female candidates are strongly encourage to apply 

COMPETENCIES

(1 being lowest, 4 being highest)

Team work  : 3

Organisation and planning: 2

Analysis and resolution of problems and conflict:2

 Gender Sensitive: 3

 Adaptability and flexibility:4

Motivation:4

Resistance to pressure, and capacity to deal with difficult situations:4

Results orientation:3

Effective and synthetic Communication:4

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Department:
MEAL
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Minimum 04 years of overall experience and 02 years in relevant field in development sector
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
6 Years (Bachelor's degree in relevant field with minimum 06 years overall experience with 04 years in relevant field in development sector)
Apply Before:
Jan 19, 2020
Posting Date:
Jan 10, 2020
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