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MEAL Coordinator
Muslim Aid

Muslim Aid is a faith-based British international charity that provides help to people who are victims of natural disasters, conflict or suffering from poverty, hunger, disease and illiteracy. It was established in the United Kingdom in 1985 in response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. Muslim Aid's Sudan Country office (MASCO) was set up in 1991 in response to the strategic need and to enable the continuation of effective aid work in the country. Currently, Muslim Aid is implementing projects in Kassala, Central Darfur and Red Sea State , Algazieera State , Gdarief State in Sudan.


 Section/Unit: MEAL
 Supervisor: Country Director
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum, Sudan ,Frequently Travel to field visit
 Duration: 12 Months
 Closing Date: 31 Nov 2021

 
 Background:

 

The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator will provide the leadership necessary to ensure that MA Sudan Country program develops and meets its related MEAL commitments within MA’s Strategy 2020, Sudan MEAL Strategy, and in current donor-funded programming. The MEAL component is comprised of Monitoring and Evaluation, Gender and Accountability that contributes to evidence-based program design, high-quality donor reporting and continuous improvement of program quality based on data and learning. The position provides input to evaluation and accountability activities across sectors and pro-actively develops shares high quality, informative analysis to inform senior leadership decision-making.

 



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

Develop and implement a monitoring strategy for MA Sudan program consistent with MA systems and guidelines and in line with global standards and best practices

Lead the implementation of an innovative and digitalized MEAL system, including piloting and developing a Standard Operating Handbook to ensure streamlining in MA Sudan office.

Ensure the country program utilizes data collection tools that ensures quality data and use of data for action

Support the program leads to focus on data being used for evidence and decision making through learning and reflection sessions.

Support the establishment and management of a database that contributes to effective project implementation

Develop and monitor Project Risk matrix and ensure its regular update (monthly, quarterly annually)

Monitoring/Evaluation

Conduct systematic monitoring and evaluation of the various aspects of a project/programs, to ensure that standards of quality are being met.

Conduct/facilitate the implementation of required evaluations (impact, baseline, others, etc) and analysis.

Lead after project completion sessions with the team to collect information and lessons learned

Promote and use multi-media for documentation purposes including photos, stories, videos etc.

Promote and use of participatory documentation technique that involve community members, other project stakeholders and the staff

Training and Capacity Strengthening

Ensure all MEAL Officers are trained on all MEAL-relevant technical needs to support MEAL in programming.

Supervise MEAL Officers at MA sub offices and assist them meet project/program targets.

Assess capacity building needs for partners and developing capacity strengthening systems in MEAL context to ensure program sustainability.

Develop and implement capacity building on knowledge management and organizational learning including workshops, e-learning, participatory learning and participatory monitoring and evaluation.

Produce high quality required monitoring reports as required (monthly, quarterly, bi annuals and annual).

Accountability, Learning

Ensure project/ Program activities are responding to community needs and that the results obtained are in line with the pre-established indicators and targets.

Ensure that MA complaint mechanisms are implemented and properly managed.

Provide leadership to field staff to conduct case studies as part of the project’s learning processes

Leadership and Management

Provide regular one to ones to the relevant employees, ensuring that you adhere to MA’s annual appraisal “PACE” framework

Ensuring that relevant employees are set with annual SMART objectives and making sure that you are aware of your SMART objectives from your line manager

Other

To ensure all records are maintained and stored appropriately in line with MA document management and IT policies.

To comply with all policies, procedures, legal and regulatory requirements.

Any other duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post.

 

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Person Specification

 

Essential / Desirable

Assessment Stage

Qualifications:

 Minimum Bsc. in Development, Statistics, Economics or related field.

 

Essential

Application

Master degree in related field in advantage

Essential

Application

Excellent data management skills through Microsoft Excel and Access and database applications such as SPSS, STATA and others.

Desirable

Application

Experience & knowledge:

4-5 years’ experience in MEAL within an International non-profit organization, UN . having served at such a position before for at least three years.

Essential

Application and Interview

Must be conversant with both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods and analysis

Essential

Application and

Interview

Previous experience with major donor proposal M&E requirements (EC, UN agencies preferable).

Essential

Application and

Interview

Skills and Abilities

Excellent leadership, team coordination skills

Essential

Application and Interview

Detail oriented and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and meet deadlines

Essential

Application and

Interview

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

Essential

Application and

Interview

Proven initiative and ability to work independently

Essential

Application and

Interview

Professional proficiency in Arabic &English

Essential

Application and

Interview

Willingness and ability to travel

Essential

Application and

Interview

A strong communicator, demonstrating the ability to network, present and negotiate effectively at a very senior level

Essential

Application and

Interview

Ability to work in a systematic and methodical manner

Essential

Application and Interview

Work independently, accurately and efficiently to deadlines and targets, often under pressure, managing a wide and varied workload, using strong organizational skills, with minimal supervision

Essential

Application and

Interview

                                            You will display the competencies below :

Competencies

Definition

Team working

Co-operates with and respect colleagues to exceed up and beyond

individual efforts

Communication

The ability to listen, express and communicate information effectively

Performance Management

Delivery of organization objectives through effective setting of SMART

personal goals and team goals

Results Focused

Getting the job done in an efficient way through effective time, task and

Finance management

Leadership

Inspiring, supporting and developing others to achieve outstanding levels

of performance

Innovation & Continuous

Improvement

Constantly seeking to improve the way business is done through analysis,

creativity, problem solving and change initiatives

 

 


 

 

 

Child safeguarding level:

 

We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable people in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children and vulnerable people are recruited to work for us.

Note: Interested applicants are requested to submit their applications with C. Vs and Credential certificates HAC Khartoum OR via sudanjobs.net Only short listed candidates shall be invited for the interview

 

How to apply:

 

       To apply for the above-mentioned position, please submit your CV and credentials to HAC at Aljamhoria Street or to Sudanjob.net

      The closing date for submission of applications is 31st  November 2021. 

 









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