MEAL Officer -Mogadisho

Mercy-USA

MEAL Officer -Mogadisho

Program Quality Monitoring

  • Support project team design a monitoring framework/plans to report activities according to appropriate framework(s)
  • Develop Indicator Performance Tracking Tables (IPTTs) for specific projects in coordination with Regional Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability Coordinator and program staff
  • Compile the output tracker report
  • Systemically check the IPTT data for quality, accuracy, and consistency and undertake data quality checks field visits and provide feedback to project staffs as necessary
  • Maintain a tracking spreadsheet/schedule for field monitoring and undertake monthly field visits accordingly to monitor whether activities are implemented in line with the quality benchmarks
  • Produce quality field monitoring reports on quality of service provision
  • Assist in designing and implementing qualitative and quantitative assessments as appropriate
  • Conduct quarterly program data assessment
  • Conduct data entries and validation on the integrated health and WFP programme database management information system (DMIS)
  • Extract and validate health/nutrition data/report from DHIS2

Evaluations and Studies

  • Participate the development of tools and guidelines for data collection, collation analysis and reporting for internally-conducted studies and needs assessment
  • Provide support to internal/external reviews, evaluations, and lessons learned exercises
  • Manage the specialized data management and analysis platforms
  • Build the capacity of the fieldworkers and other project staffs on digital data collection and management
  • Support Mercy-USA programme research in others regions in Somalia

Accountability and Learning

  • Ensure that accountability to beneficiaries and transparency become integral part of all program interventions
  • Receive and register complaints and their responses in complaint database in the assigned area and make sure that complaints are logged in a professional and timely manner
  • Respond and communicate with the beneficiaries in a dignified manner regarding their complaints/feedback
  • Keep regular follow up of complaints, update complaint database on daily basis, handle them as per the accountability guidelines and shares the information with the relevant staff members
  • Provide support in ensuring that all Mercy-USA, EA/Kenya interventions have accountability panaflexes/banners
  • Maintain an action plan tracker and keep a regular follow up on actions and resolutions agreed, and undertake verification visits

Other Duties

  • Representing the principles and work of Mercy-USA. EA to donors, United Nations, NGOs and INGOs, government, media and other stakeholders when required; Complying with and promoting all Mercy-USA for Aid and Development Global policies such as Child Safeguarding, Whistle blowing, Fraud, and Health and Safety; Any other tasks of an equivalent nature as assigned by the line manager JOB QUALIFICATION

Academic: First degree in social and development studies or any other relevant areas

Experience

  • Minimum three years’ practical experience in M&E system coordination/implementation in an international non-governmental organization or other international relief/development body; or Master’s degree with humanitarian program experience.
  • Demonstrate track-record in data tracking and evaluation, with the ability to support staff and partners on M&E methodology and analyze and disseminate information to a range of stakeholder audiences;
  • Background of implementing effective M&E systems and/or accountability mechanisms in emergency responses.

Work related skills

  • Computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Office Suit Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint;
  • Any working knowledge of data/statistical programmes e.g. SPSS, Epiinfo, ONA and ENA
  • Any practical working experience in using digital data collection application e.g. KOBO, ODK and SurveyCTO
  • Aggressive and Result Oriented
  • Perform tasks without direct supervision

Personal attributes

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English, with experience working in multicultural and multi-location
  • Willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments;
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work under pressure

HOW TO APPLY

  • Any interested candidate can send a CV and cover letter to the following email address: hr.eaprogram@mercyusa.org
  • The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with the deadline to apply 21st August 2022.