MEAL COORDINATOR

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 16 July 2019
  • Pemba, Mozambique
  • Closing on 15 August 2019

Job Description

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.”

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This position reports to the Emergency Team Leader and is responsible for ensuring the effective design and implementation of the CO’s DM&E Strategy that is in line with CARE’s policies and practices; focusing on the development of M&E plan and activities sets appropriate monitoring and evaluation requirements for CARE’s projects and programmes, and assumes overall responsibility for M&E related data collection, collation, analysis and reporting (internal and external). The MEAL Coordinator ensures that objective evaluations are managed to assess the CARE programme and project relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability of results and that evaluations are carried out in a credible and systematic manner with lessons and recommendations used for programme/project design. This position manages thematic projects as requested.

The MEAL Coordinator liaises closely with headquarters and other CMPs to ensure compliance with DM&E requirements. This position works closely with the Programme and Programme Support Teams in the CO. He/she will also be responsible for the CO’s Accountability Mechanism. He/she plays an important role in the project to programme shift and in quality assurance.

Responsibilities:

  • Programme Design
  • Monitoring
  • Evaluation and Research
  • Accountability and reporting
  • Learning/Knowledge sharing and training
  • Any other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree focusing on economics, statistics, sociology, or relevant field.
  • At least 5 years of operational DM&E experience at national and international levels in international development;
  • Proven experience and skills in quantitative and qualitative/participatory research methods and analysis and linking planning to M&E through results based approaches;
  • Demonstrated experience with designing logical frameworks/ theory of change (TOC), designing M&E systems, outcome measurement using qualitative and quantitative approaches;
  • Experience in designing and writing reports and proposals for donors;
  • Experience in rendering M&E results using different media/ICT4D tools.
  • Excellent communication, training/facilitation skills, preferably in data collection methods and tools, and M&E;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Advanced computer skills including the use of statistical analysis software (SPSS, STATA, Excel);
  • Fluent in oral and written English and excellent writing skills;
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment, under high pressure and ability to cope with tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team

This is a 6 month assignment.

About the Organization

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

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