Transform is a four-year programme (With a 1-year inception phase) which will be coordinated by three Norwegian organizations namely the Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), the Development Fund of Norway (DF), and Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). The overall objective is to strengthen local food systems in selected areas in five of Malawi’s rural districts and to demonstrate a sustainable improvement of food and nutrition security, resilience to climate change and income among agriculture-dependent rural households. By increasing resilience to climate change, diversifying agriculture production, developing new value chains and closing the gender gap in agriculture, the program will contribute to the transformation of the agricultural sector in Malawi. NCA is seeking to recruit the following on an initial 1-year contract
Position: MEAL Officer
Reporting to Program Coordinator – Economic Empowerment and MEAL Coordinator, the MEAL officer is responsible for management and delivery of all project M&E deliverables within NCA, including all elements of survey design, analysis and report writing. These products will include qualitative and quantitative survey tools, sample frameworks and reports for baselines and annual measurement surveys as well as routine indicator tracking outputs. The MEAL will also be responsible for developing, implementing and strengthening of MEAL systems for the NCA Transform program. He /She is responsible for: developing the implementation of annual Transform MEAL plans; developing and disseminating MEAL tools; training partners in key MEAL concepts and skills that are relevant to their needs; and documenting and disseminating key !earnings from MEAL and research results in support of the strategic objectives of the programme. S/he is responsible for guiding NCA partners in the programme in achieving program outcomes/impact and ensuring that the program is timely accountable to beneficiaries and other stakeholders in line with NCA’s and donors’ policies and practices. He /She maintains vibrant coordination and effective relationships with his/her team, colleagues, external partners, supporters, relevant Government departments and other NG0s.
The MEAL officer undertakes the following key areas:
Monitoring and Evaluation