Employment Vacancy at Action Against Hunger, ACF-International-jobsfornaija
Employment Vacancy at Action Against Hunger, ACF-International

Employment Vacancy at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

 

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Start date: As soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: Deputy M&E Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Monitoring and Evaluation
Level: Mid Level

Purpose

  • The M&E Officer will be primarily responsible for leading data gathering, collation and reporting activities to ensure the quality and accountability of the programs implemented by ACF in Northern Nigeria.
  • Under the direction of the M&E Deputy Manager and in collaboration with the Project Manager, the M&E Officer will develop and implement clear practical M&E plans for the program by ensuring that program indicators, monitoring formats, databases, data analysis, and reporting are maintained and harmonized.
  • He/she will also track the progress of key indicators and provide a timely report to his/her manager.

Objective 1

  • Support the operationalization of M&E systems on ACF projects to ensure compliance with donor and ACF M&E standards.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and update/ pre-test quality assurance checklist tools for M&E team in collaboration with M&E deputy manager and project staff
  • Provide support to the review and development of M&E systems for new projects, in collaboration with M&E manager and deputy manager and projects teams at the field level
  • Support teams to pilot data collection tools and integrate the findings into the final tools by providing feedback/ error reports to the M&E DPM
  • Facilitate project’s use of mobile data collection by leading on the process and troubleshooting under the oversight of the M&E Deputy Program Manager.
  • Train and manage the M&E FIeld Assistants to carry our regular M&E functions, ensuring that all HR procedures and policies are respected
  • Conduct appraisals of M&E Field Assistants as required by ACF guidelines alongside M&E DPM
  • Provide oversight of field monitoring activities and conduct data quality assurance

Objective 2

  • Ensure proper and timely implementation of ACF M&E tools, activities and reporting.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely and quality data collection, inclusive of needs assessments, household registration, baseline/endline surveys, PDMs, KAP, surveys, and others.
  • Ensure implementation of the M&E plan through routine monitoring of activities as the field level
  • Support program team to ensure quantitative APRs are updated based on activities accomplished for the month
  • Lead on the implementation of quantitive and participatory tools, including focus group discussions and key informant interviews to collect data from various groups in the community
  • Ensure timely and quality data entry, analysis and interpretation by working closely with the program, tech and M&E teams.
  • Undertake regular size visits and monitor the design and execution of surveys and other assessments, case studies, and accountability mechanisms to ensure that proper sampling and methodology are used.
  • Perform data cleaning on all data collected and upload into the server
  • Perform data analysis of M&E data for the different project as needed through Excel or other statistical software (PSPP) at the request of the M&E DPM
  • Provide trainings to program teams on program activity monitoring and reporting

Objective 3

  • Document and promote good practise from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Proactively identify good practices based on M&E findings and encourage utilization of data
  • Support M&E DPM to identify lessons learned and best practices, and produce case studies and human interest stories through collation and analysis of M&E information

Objective 4

  • Represent ACF externally in relevant forums and working groups at State level

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Represent ACF externally in issues related to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and reporting (consortia, alliances and clusters) as needed.

Additional Responsibilities

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and is responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.
  • The employee should be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work/activities.
  • The employee is expected to conduct all duties in a professional manner following ACF Nigeria mission staff regulations and charter.

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • DMP M&E Technical hierarchical relationship- exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
  • Project Manager: Operational hierarchical relationship- exchange of information, reporting, collaboration, coordination
  • Project Officers: Ensure exchange of information, collaboration and coordination
  • M&E Field Assistants: Manage M&E Field Assistants to ensure the exchange of information, collaboration and coordination.
  • Other ACF M&E staff: exchange of information, collaboration and coordination

External:

  • Governmental and non-governmental partners: Exchange of information, coordination, training, supervision, influence on the choice of technical options
  • Representatives of international aid organizations: Exchange of information
  • Representatives of donors: Exchange of information, technical discussion, project-related exchanges

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Degree in Economics, International Development, Statistics, Public Health, Demography or a related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability of humanitarian or development programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standards
  • Experience with mobile data collection (preferred)
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills)

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • A minimum of 2 years M&E related work experience
  • Experience of data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
  • Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values and principles
  • Excellent computer skills particularly with Microsoft Excel, Spreadsheets, Sphere standard, SPSS, SPINX, or other statistical packages
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited

Preferred:

  • Previous experience with ACF
  • Strong interpersonal and community norm understanding
  • Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH
  • Experience with mobile data collection processes and platforms
  • Experience in statistical analysis
  • Experience with participatory fieldwork methodologies

Remuneration
Minimum Monthly Basic Salary: NGN236,585 per month

Application Closing Date

20th August, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.