Deadline: 30 November 2020
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Manager in Yangon, Myanmar.
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) Manager will perform the following functions:
- Quality Management
- Provide leadership in ensuring implementation of DRC MEAL guidelines and policies, with standard approaches and shared practices and systems.
- Coordinate with the Programme teams and other relevant DRC’s stakeholders on project design, including gathering information relevant for program quality for concept notes and proposals to input into the design of assessments and logframes, MEAL plans in pursuit of high impact and cost effective program strategies and activities.
- Set direction by prioritizing and organizing actions and resources to achieve objectives and contribute to response-wide strategy development.
- Participate in project Kick-off meetings, review meetings and close-out meetings in order to highlight cross-project components aimed at replicating good practices and strengthening synergies between projects or program.
- Programme Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
- Develop and continuously update FCRM guidelines and policies and lead in the full roll out of programme wide feedback, complaint and response (FRCM) mechanisms.
- Ensure that DRC’s team members are supporting all efforts towards accountability, specifically to beneficiaries and in line with international standards, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of DRC projects.
- Ensure the implementation of existing monitoring, tracking and reporting systems, tools and templates that enhance monitoring of program outputs and quality, generate quality evidence on program outcome and promote and ensure use of data for decision-making processes.
- Ability to analyze and represent impact internally and externally and most of all to communities themselves.
- Design and manage evaluations in compliance with DRC evaluation policy, from development of ToR, to advising management on approval of final report, to dissemination of evaluation.
Applicants must have:
- Master’s Degree in development economics, statistics, research methods, or a similar field.
- Excellent writing, analytical and strategic thinking skill, with proven ability to create and utilize qualitative and quantitative Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning methods and analyses in organizational planning.
- Effective verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, organizational, and prioritization skills are necessary.
- 5 year’s of technical experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning.
- Experience in effectively working with a variety of donors’ requirements including ECHO, EU, DFAT, GIZ, USAID and UN agencies.
- Ability to work closely with a diverse team of individuals in a highly intense and fluid work environment.
- Capacity to spark innovative approaches to programming and to inspire groups to collaborate closely to implement high-quality programs.
- Ability to navigate complex situations with diplomacy.
- Ability to manage ambiguity, frustration and stress in self and others.
- Ability to learn and grow, both personally and professionally.
- Ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members is required.
- Experience and ability to professionally and appropriately represent the organization and negotiate and defend DRC’s interests with a diverse range of government officials, local organizations and other groups.
- Fluency in English both (written and spoken).
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.