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UN Jobs: (MEAL) Monotoring & Evaluation Manager ,Local position – Cameroon

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(MEAL) Monotoring & Evaluation Manager ,Local position

  1. General Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Mainstream the Global MEAL Guidelines across all related MEAL activities at the field level and ensure the guidance notes for monitoring, evaluation, and accountability are functional at the field level.
  • Map and detail the navigation, selection, application, and adaption of existing guidelines, tools, and templates at the relevant stages of the project cycle.
  • Develop guidance and standards methodologies for the collection and analysis of data to allow for comparison and aggregation across time and the different projects.
  • Actively promote Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) standards within IMC and amongst its beneficiaries.
  • Design and coordinate needs assessment and situation analysis through various approaches (e.g. direct data collection, secondary sources, problem tree analysis, SWOT analysis) and ensure that needs assessment and project design are linked.
  • Support to program and MEAL team with developing the results framework, theory of change, logframe and MEAL plan including indicators for existing and new projects.
  • Identify the budget/resources needed for MEAL activities of projects.
  • In coordination with the Program Team and MEAL field Focal Points, establish a reliable participatory MEAL framework for the IMC Mission to ensure quality.
  • Design full MEAL procedures and operating plans within the Mission and develop harmonized data collection tools involving the different stakeholders (project team, partners)
  • Ensure that accountability to affected populations (AAP) data is collected routinely throughout the project cycle, enabling evidence-based programming and corrective action.
  • Develop data gathering strategies and harmonize data collection, analysis and reporting flows for projects in country.
  • Collaborate with the Mission’s information, communications and telecommunications (ICT) section to develop and maintain the MEAL technology system, including updating, troubleshooting, and promptly addressing all problems as they arise.
  • Conduct regular site visits or when required to monitor service provision and ensure data quality.
  • Develop strategies for assessing the quality of collected data for the indicators and manage tools and methods for assessing data quality for all indicators.
  • Organize the planning for project data quality audits and monitor and coordinate routine data quality audits conducted in different sites, compile results at the level of a project and develop actions plans to implement corrective measures.
  • Coordinate data gathering and data management of population-based surveys and surveillance activities.
  • Determine the appropriate data collection tool based on the purpose, advantages and disadvantages of mobile data collection techniques.
  • Design simple and complex questionnaire using XLS or form builder (Kobo form builder, ONA form builder, etc.)
  • Support in installing and configuring mobile data collection tools (OKD collect, Kobo collect, ONA collect, etc.) on smart phones or tablets and manage data on mobile servers (Kobo form builder, ONA form builder, etc.)
  • Increase capacity of other staff in developing XLS form and setting up mobile data collection.
  • Develop TOR for internal and external baseline survey, mid-term evaluations, final evaluations and frame the different types of study questions such as barrier analysis, market analysis, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Surveys (KAP).
  • Make a comprehensive situation analysis to inform an evaluation.
  • Identify the needed resources for evaluation, such as information, expertise, personnel, instruments, and budget.
  • Manage the administrative and logistic process of evaluations involving external evaluators.
  • Train and supervise data gathering of internal performance evaluation and design and synthesize the findings from participative evaluation techniques (actively involving affected communities in the evaluation exercises).
  1. Education, experience and skills

Education: Master degree in Statistics, epidemiology, public health or any other related studies, with experience or background in M&E and/or health information management.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of applied experience with a humanitarian organization and or working with refugees/IDPs in humanitarian settings
  • Experience working with national or international NGO supporting the health system in Cameroon
  • Demonstrated experience in managing teams and building staff capacity within complex programing.
  • Experience in working in a multicultural and multiethnic environment
  • Experience in emergency response in Cameroon is a plus.

Skills:

  • · Typically, a Bachelor’s degree in related field. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

    · Typically, 10+ years of significant experience in humanitarian programs and/or emergency repose, mainly in the MEAL, including 5+ years of management experience in an NGO environment, with at least 3 years of significant field operations experience running both emergency and development programs;

  • Knowledge of data pitfalls, issues, and strategies for assessing the quality of collected data.

  • Understand the fundamental principles of evaluation (concepts, purposes, and types of evaluations, contribution versus attribution, and counterfactual).

  • Knowledge of commonly used probability and purposive sampling techniques and different methods of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.

  • Knowledge of descriptive univariate and bivariate data analysis using Excel Pivot tables.

  • Knowledge of indicators and their measurement in the different sectors of relevance.

  • Experience using software such as PowerBI, STATA, SPSS, NVivo, Atlas.ti, DHIS2.

  • Experience with mobile data collection platform such as Ona, KoboToolBox.

  • Understand key concepts and commitments regarding accountability to affected populations (AAP), including IASC, CAAP, CHS, and Sphere Humanitarian Charter.

  • Strong training facilitator/presentation skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

  • Proficiency in both French and English.

Ethical Conduct for IMC Staff

International Medical Corps maintains a code of standards of conduct that shall govern the performance of its employees engaged in the award and administration of contracts. No employee, officer or agent shall participate in the selection, award or administration of a contract funded by donor funds if a real or apparent conflict of

interest is involved. Such a conflict arises when the employee, officer or agent, any member of his or her immediate family, partner, or an organization that employs or is about to employ any of the parties listed above, has a financial or other interest in the business selected for award. IMC officers, employees, or agents shall not solicit or accept gratuities, favors, or anything else of monetary value from contractors or parties to sub agreements. These standards provide for disciplinary action for violations of these standards by IMC officers, employees or agents.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

Actively promote the PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and among beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

Compliance and Ethics

Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics within International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of and adheres to International Medical Corps and donor compliance and ethics standards. Performs work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and partners and asks them to adhere to them.

Safeguarding

It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.

Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the website for reporting misconduct: www.InternationalMedicalCorps.ethicspoint.com*. Please do not submit your CV or application to this website, it will not be considered for review.

How to apply

Application process:

Application files including : Cover letter and CV , 3 References and copies of relevant supporting documents to the application should be deposited at International Medical Corps Cameroon following e-mail address [email protected]

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