Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job at Heartland Alliance International (HAI)
Heartland Alliance International (HAl) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years. HAl implements programs in nearly a dozen countries on a range of global human rights issues, providing mental health and psychosocial services, access to justice for survivors of conflict or abuse, and high-quality stigma-free healthcare.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Req ID: 5697
FT/PT: Full time
Employment Type: Temporary
Technical Reporting: SKM Lead
Position type: Short Term Contract
Contract duration: (February 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019)
Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is the global arm of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, a family of organizations that has been leading anti-poverty and social justice work in Chicago for more than 125 years. HAI implements programs in nearly a dozen countries on a range of global human rights issues, providing mental health and psychosocial services, access to justice for survivors of conflict or abuse, and high-quality stigma-free healthcare. Across all programs, HAI promotes progressive, innovative approaches to human rights protections and gender equity. HAI’s mission is to ensure the safety of people whose rights have been violated and empower them to actively engage in their communities and drive social change. HAI envisions a world in which people who have been victims of violence and human rights abuses have the opportunity to heal from trauma and access justice, move toward active engagement in society, and create positive and lasting change.
- Heartland Alliance International required the services of a Finance Officer, who will be responsible for day-to-day financial as well as administrative related for NACA/GF grant and the Core Group.
- He/She will support all financial and internal control concerns on the project, such as budgeting, raising of vouchers, updating reporting templates, raising of cheques and other payments as well as ensuring the implementation of financial and internal controls on the project.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Deliverables
- Lead the process of data collection, collation, review and analysis at the state
- Design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting at the state.
- Ensure rigor and quality in data collection
- Responsible for state data collation, processing and reporting of monthly summary forms from the One Stop Shop (OSS) and health facilities and field staff.
- Carry out data verification exercises at collection points.
- Participate in program review meetings
- Participate in both the state and national DQA
- Participate in project baseline, midterm and end of project evaluation and special data requests.
- Represent the technical content of the project’s M&E work to key stakeholders in the state with the approval from the SKM lead
- Support the development and implementation of SOPs for management of program data
- Support in the data collection tools development
- Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and ad-hoc reports at the state
- Maintain an inventory of data collection and monitoring visits to partners on a regular basis to monitor M&E systems.
- Conversant in USAID indicators reporting on HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment
- Provide support and mentorship to LIP in M&E related activities
- Carry out other activities assigned
Education and/or Experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or competency required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- First degree in Social Science, Public Health or another relevant discipline;
- At least 3 years M&E experience in international development, experience working on sexual and reproductive is an advantage
- Demonstrate computer literacy in MS-Office- Excel, Power Point and Word
- A good understanding of HIV Prevention Care and Treatment
- A good understanding of LAMIS database
- Proficiency inMS- office MS-Excel, Word, Power Point
- Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
- Time Management – Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision.
- Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
- Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively;
- Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
- Cultural Sensitivity – Respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
- Non-discriminatory- Do not discriminate persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age, preferred jobs or behavioral habits
- Excellent oral and written English communication skills
- Knowledge of Local Language preferred.
- Demonstrated competency in public speaking
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook/Exchange, Windows operating systems, Power Point.
- Other software routinely used by Heartland Alliance
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- The employee will be required to co-locate with local partners usually in the same office.
- The employee is required to travel regularly to often insecure and limited-resource environments.
Application Closing Date
Method of Application
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