وظيفة: MERL Officer للعمل مع Plan International
آخر مهلة للتقديم: الأحد, 26 فبراير 2023
نطاق الراتب: بين 1500 و 2000 (دولار أمريكي)
البلد/المدينة: Lebanon بيروت
The MERL Officer will be responsible to implement a functional M&E system at project level in response to emergencies. She/he will work closely with partners and will support the Emergency Response Manager and the programme teams with technical oversight and direction from the Senior MERL Coordinator on all monitoring and evaluation needs across implementing areas. The MERL Officer will support the provision of programmes staff at Plan and partner organisations with the information and training to capture monitoring metrics regularly and efficiently.
DIMENSIONS OF THE ROLE
Working under the direct supervision of the Emergency Response Manager with a dotted line to the Senior MERL Coordinator, the MERL Officer is expected to contribute to the quality assurance of emergency projects. She/he will work closely with the partners’ Monitoring and Evaluation teams to ensure that projects data are being collected, entered and analysed. The MERL officer will liaise with all relevant team members to ensure coherent and comprehensive projects implementation, and share lessons learned.
Programme Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
Setting coordination process across the emergency operation: M&E meetings, developing processes, and standardizing tools
Develop M&E plans, Indicator tracking tables and relevant tools with the support of the Senior MERL Coordinator.
Follow up and implement field level tasks for monitoring project activities in close coordination with project focal points as relevant (planning field data collection, training enumerators, data cleaning, facilitation of FGDs, ensuring quality of data collection, data analysis and report writing etc.)
Support partners to plan and implement project-level assessments and M&E activities: field data collection using quantitative and qualitative tools.
Undertake regular field visits to projects sites to support/monitor the implementation of the activities and M&E framework.
Manage Post-distribution and Post-Action Monitoring activities (PDMs/PAMs) and ensure close follow-up with project teams on the timeline and sampling.
Analyse PDMs and PAMs data and draft reports.
Co-author project reports and produce analytical summaries: graphs, charts, tables, narratives and appealing visuals, as requested, to fulfil internal and external reporting requirements and advocacy purposes.
Ensure regular follow-ups with Projects Focal Points on databases and Plan International Global system, and making sure they are updated on regular basis (monthly and/or daily).
Record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way.
Ensure all monitoring reports have been filled in a timely manner and shared with Emergency Response Manager and Senior MERL Coordinator and all relevant functions.
Accountability & Feedback Mechanisms
Support partners to adapt and implement age- and gender- appropriate feedback and complaints mechanisms as per Plan International standards and in consultation with communities.
Follow up on the data collected by partners through feedback channels throughout the project implementation.
Follow-up with participants providing negative feedback and complaints through the PDMs
Capacity building and Learning
Ensure regular follow-up with partners on tools and data, and provide technical support and guidance as needed.
Assist in setting capacity building plans and training for partners and project staff in monitoring and evaluation
Support Emergency Response Manager and Senior MERL Coordinator in planning and co-facilitate lessons learnt sessions for the project as needed.
Attend internal and external training, workshops, events, etc.
Undertake any other duties as directed by the Emergency Response Manager.
Success Metrics: No violations of the corporate standards and policies.
1. Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
2. Complies with corporate policies and standards: Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy, IT Policy, Anti –Fraud and Corruption Policy, Confidentiality Policy, Code of Conduct, Whistle Blowing, HR Policies and Procedures.
3. Ensures commitment to Plan’s position on promoting girls’ rights and gender equality, and integrating this into all aspects of work.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND BEHAVIOURS
Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of:
Projects monitoring and evaluation
The emergency and socio-economic context in Lebanon and the region
Different types of programming such as Emergency Response, Basic Assistance, Child Protection, GBV/SRHR, Education and Livelihoods
Digital data collection and coding
Qualifications and Experience
Degree in Statistics, Economics, Development studies, Public Health, Social Studies or any related field
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in in design and implementation of M&E systems; including qualitative and quantitative approaches
Experience working in the humanitarian or development sector, experience in an emergency context is required
Experience in field data collection and data management
Knowledge of information presentation techniques (graphing, charting, tabling etc.) and interpreting them
Experience working on projects targeting adolescents and youth, especially adolescent girls and young women is preferred;
Experience working on projects in partnership with international, national and local NGOs
Evidence of, and commitment to, on-going personal and professional development
Willingness to travel, as per project requirements
Excellent knowledge of Arabic and English is mandatory
Monitoring and Evaluation techniques and processes
Excellent skills in data collection and management
Excellent analytical and research skills
Excellent computer knowledge with command of MS Office and statistical packages (Excel, SPSS, Epi Info etc.)
Excellent ability to write reports, briefing papers and research in English
Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver briefings and trainings
Good interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to liaise and coordinate with teams from different sector
Flexible work attitude and ability to work independently within a small team
Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse and cross-cultural audience.
PLAN INTERNATIONAL’S VALUES IN PRACTICE
We are open and accountable
1. Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
2. Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
3. Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
4. Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
5. Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people
We strive for lasting impact
1. Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
2. Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
3. Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
4. Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.
We work well together
1. Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
2. Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
3. Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
4. Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.
We are inclusive and empowering
1. We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential
2. We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge equality in our programs and our workplace
3. We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives.
LEVEL OF CONTACT WITH CHILDREN:
Medium level: Occasional Interaction with children
Travel is estimated at 30%.
Occasional international travel may be required