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Health and Nutrition MEAL Officer needed at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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Health and Nutrition MEAL Officer needed at International Rescue Committee (IRC), May 30 2022
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Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position: Health and Nutrition MEAL Officer
Deadline: 06.09.2022
Employment: Full time
Salary: As per the scale
Location: Addis Ababa
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Job Description:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster, including the climate crisis, to survive, recover and gain control over their future. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees and people made to flee from war or disaster. IRC has been working in Ethiopia since 1999 and is implementing integrated, community-managed programs aimed at improving the quality of lives and recovery of livelihood of the disaster-affected population through promoting individual participation, strengthening institutions, and emergency response.

Major/key responsibilities:

Technical Support

·         Develop and/or update M&E tools, databases, and monthly reporting formats in close collaboration with the H&N MEAL manager.

·         Support the staff in mobile data collection; using Kobo Collect, COMM care, and the IRC apps to collect and analyze data.

·         Accurately collect, clean, and compile routine M&E data to report progress towards project objectives and other assessments as outlined in the M&E plan. Data will be collected on project outcomes and outputs, using developed monitoring tools and digital data collection KOBO software.

·         Conduct data audits and analysis to ensure high-quality data, compile a report with relevant indicator data per grant, showing targets versus actuals and an action plan and send this to MEAL Manager, and Technical Managers and Coordinators monthly.

·         Conducting detailed data analysis for quantitative and qualitative data received through the different channels and presenting statistics in clear formats to highlight feedback trends to program and grants team at field meetings, project review meetings for analysis and decision making at the field office level.

·         Support staff on data management and storage to field staff, in collaboration with IT.

·         Contribute to the rollout of IRC global initiatives related to measurement and accountability and enable reporting against IRC global standards and requirements.

·         Design a routine project evaluation and performance improvement process that uses evidence (indicator, evaluation, and qualitative data) to monitor project activities

·         Ensure the data protection based on IRC policy and regulations to secure the privacy, availability, and integrity of project data

·         With the collaboration of partners, develop a visual dashboards and data-packs to facilitate long-term strategic planning, resourcing, and decision making.

Assessment, Learning and Documentation

  • Ensure relevant, timely, and quality support to the field office on assessments and evaluations, i.e. support in developing the survey tools, data analysis, and report writing.
  • Attend semi-annual meetings with other MEAL Officers, the senior M&E officer, the MEAL Managers, and the MEAL Coordinator on project monitoring and learning updates, achievements, challenges.
  • Provide documentation and dissemination of key findings stemming from monitoring, assessment, client feedback channels and other learning activities.
  • Capture Learning, document and disseminate internally in collaboration with the H & N MEAL Manager and participate in learning events as relevant.
  • Track and ensure organized, comprehensive electronic filing of lessons and validated findings/analyses.
  • When appropriate/applicable, facilitate, and participate in information sharing opportunities among IRC offices/partners/donors.

Capacity Building

 

  • Facilitate capacity building for health sector technical staffs in Addis Ababa office and field offices on skills and knowledge related to M&E and accountability and learning, including but are not limited to, crafting monitoring tools, monitoring budgets, analyzing supervising data, conducting assessment/ evaluation, and implementing feedback mechanisms.
  • Conduct visits to field-offices and intervention areas to provide training, technical assistance, and support, as well as to ensure that M&E tools and strategies are understood and being implemented effectively.
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Job Requirements:

Education:

·         Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, monitoring and evaluation, social sciences, and/or other relevant fields with at least three years of relevant professional work experience.

Work Experience:

·         Minimum of 3 years of proven experience with the first degree and 2 years of relevant experience for postgraduate degree holders preferably in an international NGO, in a similar role/with similar responsibilities.

·         Demonstrated understanding of direct monitoring and evaluation experience, specifically in the immunization, humanitarian and development context.

·         Validated experience developing tools and systems for, and building capacity of others in skills related to, program tracking and documentation.

·         Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies, including logical models, conceptual frameworks, and assessment/evaluation.

·         Proven experience of implementing beneficiary complaint and feedback mechanisms.

·         High proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

·         Preferred knowledge of mobile data collection tools such as Kobo Collect or COMM care.

·         Familiarity with information management systems and analysis software is a plus.

·         Effective, high-quality communication, writing, and interpersonal skills are crucial.

Personal specifications:

·         Ability to work under pressure, long work hours, and high workload.

·         Ability to independently coordinate work and prioritize tasks.

·         Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.

·         Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

·         Applicants, and especially women, having experience in a refugee setting are encouraged to apply

 

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How To Apply:

 

Candidates who meet the above qualifications; please send your CV and application letter only through below link.

External

https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/28050?c=rescue

Internal

https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/28050?c=rescue
Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

·         Name of the position you have applied for

·         Date of application

·         Summary of  your qualifications and experience

·         Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

·         Please include at least 3 references from current and former supervisors.

 

              Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply!

IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer.  IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

Professional Standards: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols, and other supportive benefits and allowances

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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