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MEAL Officer

Date Posted: Aug 07, 2019
Monthly Salary: 0 MWK - 0 MWK

Job Description

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Job Location: Chikwawa, Malawi

Report to: MEAL Supervisor

Period: 3 Months

GOAL has been operating in Malawi since 2002, initially in an emergency capacity, and then as a broader health and livelihoods focused development programme. Globally, GOAL’s current strategic goals are as follows: i) communities attain optimal and resilient health; ii) vulnerable groups participate in and shape their society and environment; iii) households and communities have economic and food security. These objectives are in line with the Government of Malawi’s own developmental priorities, as laid out in the MGDS II.

General Description of the Role:

The MEAL Officer (s) will be responsible for carrying out all M&E activities on the ground under the cash transfer programmes. The key functions will include progress monitoring, data collection and inputting and reporting.

Key Duties:

  • Responsible for data collection (qualitative and quantitative) and inputting during surveys and other routine assessments.
  • Ensure that the data collected is accurate and is properly cross checked and entered into the information systems
  • Maintain good filling and storage (soft and hard copy) of M&E data and reports
  • Conduct onsite and other monitoring visits to all project sites in order to establish quality and adherence to required project implementation standards in all areas including beneficiary identification, service delivery and phase out.
  • Collaborate with local authorities and other agencies where relevant
  • Assist in the evaluation of project interventions and assess suitability for inclusion in future plans
  • Maintain good inter-team communications, engender good team dynamics, and take suitable action when problems occur
  • Produce routine field monitoring and progress reports as requested by the M&E supervisor
  • Ensure that the project team is kept informed of the monitoring activities and internal information sharing and feedback is part of the programme planning and activities
  • Represent GOAL at monitoring and other meetings at community levels
  • Assist in various capacities and perform any other duties as requested by the M&E supervisor from time to time.
  • Conduct Information Provision & Feedback sessions with beneficiaries and guide beneficiaries seeking help through hotline and other complaints and feedback mechanisms
  • Receive, process and respond to beneficiary feedback and complaints and communicate progress back to beneficiaries
  • Present complaints and feedback report (including trend analysis) monthly to all project staff at Performance Tracker meeting and brief project team on accountability issues

Requirements
  • Advanced Diploma in project management, Statistics, Social Sciences and Monitoring and Evaluation/Bachelors equivalent.
  • Previous field experience essential, preferably in data collections and inputting, monitoring emergency programmes
  • Proven problem solving and organizational skills, flexibility and calm under pressure
  • Good team-worker; able to live and work closely with a small team under isolated circumstances
  • Good listening and report writing skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to, live in and work in sometimes difficult conditions

Additional job responsibilities
  • The job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit application letters, copies of certificates and curriculum vitae consisting at least three references for similar work by 8th August, 2019 to:

Email: jobs@mw.goal.ie  please use this email subject line: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer or send to:

The Human Resource Manager,
GOAL,
P.O. Box 31807,
Blantyre 3.

GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct, Safeguarding Policy and Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of Programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organization without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies. Any job offers made is also subject to police clearance. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidates, and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.


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