Deadline: 10 June 2022
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer in Lodwar, Kenya. The duration of this post is 12 months.
DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer will perform the following functions:
- Ensure full compliance with DRC’s Minimum Monitoring Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Standards in all projects implemented.
- In collaboration with the MEAL Manager, lead field-level assessments, including needs assessment, baseline, mid-term, end-line and post-distribution monitoring surveys to ensure data quality controls including verifying consistency between collected data, means of verification, the IPTT and donor reports.
- Lead the development of MEAL components of project proposals or concept notes, including the development of indicators and project-specific MEAL plans.
- MEAL plans and DIPs will be developed in close collaboration with programme teams and will be used to populate DRC’s Indicator Performance Tracking Tool (IPTT), which will be used by the program and MEAL teams to provide monthly updates and analysis of progress against indicators.
- In close collaboration with the MEAL Manager and the program team, develop sector-specific data collection tools and ensure their proper use by implementing teams.
- Conduct periodic data quality audits to assess the quality of collected data for indicators and report data quality issues to the MEAL Manager
Applicants must have:
- Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics or Information Management Sciences.
- Minimum 4 year’s of MEAL experience within the humanitarian or NGO field.
- Demonstrated experience translating theories of change, log-frames and results frameworks into monitoring plans, developing data-collection tools and protocols, leading data-collection and management process, designing and managing databases, and analyzing data.
- Proven technical skills in monitoring, evaluation and experience with both qualitative and quantitative data-collection and analysis.
- Excellent analytical, presentation, and report-writing skills.
- Strong background in the use of computers including the use of software applications such as Excel, Access, PowerPoint, statistics software such as SPSS.
- Experience in the use of GBVIMS, CPIMS or ProGRes will be an added advantage
- Previous experience with electronic or mobile data-collection such as Kobo collect preferred
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
- Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili is essential
How to Apply
Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English through online process.
For more information, visit DRC.