Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Action Against Hunger

Job Summary

Ensure that all steps of the recruitment process are followed accordingly at the base level;

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Location: Damasak, Borno State
Starting date: as soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: Monitoring and Evaluation Deputy Program Manager

Objective 1

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

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Develop and update/pre-test quality assurance checklist tools for M&E team in collaboration with M&E deputy manager and 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 out 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 & 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 at the field level
  • Support program team to ensure quantitative APRs are updated based on activities accomplished for the month.
  • Lead on the implementation of qualitative 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 site 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 different projects as needed through Excel or other statistical software (PSPP) at the request of the M&E DPM.
  • Provide training to program teams on program activity monitoring and reporting

Objective 3

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

Tasks & 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 & responsibilities:

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

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • DPM 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 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 discussions, project related exchanges

Qualifications

  • Degree in Economics, International Development, Statistics, Public Health, demography or 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.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Experience of data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure
  • 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, SPHINX, 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 norms 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.

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