MEAL Officer (CPiE)
The job holder will be responsible for maintaining the data management system and preparation of documentation for monitoring and evaluation for all Child Protection Program activities in Rakhine.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Deputy Programme Manager / MEAL coordinator in head office
Direct Reports: MEAL Assistant
Financial Approval: No financial approval
External Representation: Regular contact of basic factual information
Travel: Based in the field location in Sittwe and Pauk Taw with travel to camps and communities.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :
- Strengthen the data management system for monitoring of the overall Child Protection programme and ensure compliance with SCI and Donor requirements.
- Follow progress against the child protection project indicators.
- Update the Output tracker and output Monitoring report with related calculation method by monthly.
- Ensure the quality monitoring of CFS through monthly spot checks as well as quality benchmarks checklist for project.
- Ensure there is a monitoring system and flow of project information between field staff up to Project Manager.
- Develop a monthly MEAL report, including key achievements, key challenges, case study and pictures by working closely with other project officers and the teams.
- Develop a video diary project with apprenticeship beneficiaries.
- Analyse the data collected by the field teams and inform the Programme Manager and Deputy Programme Manager of any interesting results.
- Conduct regular focus group discussions regarding the project.
- Take part in the design and analysis of any evaluation for Child Protection.
- Oversee and quality assure data entry and analysis of programme activities.
- Ensure there is a feedback mechanism for children in CFS and CP activities.
- Train and consult regularly with CP staff to ensure they understand how the database can support their work and in particular the link between the database and the wider information flow and the role they need to play in making this effective.
- Train to improve MEAL capacity to MEAL assistant.
- Ensure they capture accurate and timely data.
- Ensure assist to MEAL coordinator in MEAL plan and quality checklist tools developing and sharing to CP staffs.
- Ensure the field staff is aware, understands and can interpret and utilize the main outputs of the M&E system and how these can be used to support their work with children.
- Consult and decide with them required customization to be done to the database as well as enhancements, additional reports, lists that can help their field work, etc.
- Prepare M&E reports for donors/ headquarters.
- Conduct CP need Assessment, baseline or End-line survey and to facilitate to enumerators, questionnaires reviewing with team, data entry, Data Analysis and assist in design of project Evaluation.
- Prepare for beneficiary total reach report in every month of January. (total reach Country Annual Report).
- Additional tasks requested by Program Manager.
Child Safeguarding Responsibilities:
Ensure that all beneficiaries of your program are receiving ongoing, age-appropriate verbal or written information in relevant languages about Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- Proven working experience in MEAL.
- Experience working with databases and in data entry.
- Experience working with PowerPoint.
- Communications experience.
- Good Knowledge of Computers and Microsoft Office Applications and in particular Microsoft Excel.
- Previous experience working for an NGO or other non-profit organization.
- Strong analytical skills and organization skills, ability to work independently and productively in a fastpaced environment and the ability to manage a multi-facetted workload.
- Solid communication skills and attention to detail.
- Flexible work attitude.
- Knowledge of English.
- Experience working with children or with a child focused organisation.
- Experienced as a trainer in developing competencies.
- Experienced in using MEAL systems.
- At least 3 years experiences in relevant field or relevant experience working with an INGO on child protection or adolescent issues).
- Bachelor Degree.
Communication and Technical Skills
- Good English communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Excellent personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
- Willingness to travel to field offices and work in difficult environment according to travel requirements.
- Experience of supervision and developing performance within a team.
- Ability to create an environment which encourages team-working motivates a team across various geographical areas.
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation developingeffective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children.
- Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
- Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies, including the Child Safeguarding Policy.