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Programme Quality and Accountability 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 a 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. The position holder is expected to conduct extensive field visits to provide technical back stopping 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 technical team at capital.

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

·         To facilitate Information Management department in development of a centralized data base at mission level. And work closely with IMS team to ensure data quality, accuracy and technical overview.

·         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

·         To support partner 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 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 also record community feedback during visits ensure compliances where needed.

·         To ensure through data analysis that inclusion is adhered to in all project activities implemented.

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

Objective 4

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 5 (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

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

·         Master's Degree in relevant field Minimum 04 years of overall experience and 02 years in relevant field in development sector OR Bachelor's degree in relevant field with minimum 06 years overall experience with 04 years in relevant field in development sector

·         Good written and verbal communication in English;

·         Good interpersonal skills

·         Proven expertise in development of Monitoring tools, checklists, M&E planning

·         Good resource and time management skills

·         Good data analysis and report writing skills

·         Ability to work in a complex structure across partnerships

·         Ability to work independently and with self-motivation

·         Computer literate, knowledge of MS Word and Excel required

·         Willingness to travel frequently to project areas

Preference

·         Previous experience working in Sindh

·         Experience within a large national or international organization;

·         Experience working in development and emergency projects

·         Experience managing partners/consortiums

·         Experience working on nutrition programs

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

Functional Area:
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:
Dec 08, 2019
Posting Date:
Nov 29, 2019
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