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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Terre des hommes

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is a child relief Non-Governmental Organization with a presence in over 30 countries of the world and more than 90 projects. Our goal is to make a significant and lasting difference to the lives of children in need. We support children in areas of Child and Maternal health, protection, Water and sanitation, and Migration. Our humanitarian services sector aid children in crisis situations across the world. Tdh in Nigeria implements projects in Health, Wash, and Child Protection sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

Context

  • Terre des hommes (Tdh) is a child relief Non-Governmental Organization with a presence in over 30 countries of the world and more than 90 projects.
  • Our goal is to make a significant and lasting difference in the lives of children in need.
  • We support children in areas of Child and Maternal health, protection, Water and sanitation and Migration. Our humanitarian services sector aid children in crisis situations across the world.
  • Tdh in Nigeria implements projects in Health, Wash and Child Protection sectors.

General Job Description

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer provides methodological and technical support to teams in order to ensure the quality of M&E tools in projects and programmes, working within the framework established by the organisation.
  • The M&E Officer ensures that M&E approaches, methods, tools are relevant and consistent across Tdh Nutrition programmes teams and partner organisations. He/she helps plan and implement activities requiring specific M&E expertise.
  • The Officer helps develop a dynamic approach to M&E inside and outside Tdh (as part of regional partnerships, networks, centres of expertise, working groups, etc.). He/she ensures M&E is an integral part of the department, and that the M&E department plays a support role for the health and nutrition department.
  • He/she helps develop, especially for the nutrition department, an institutional culture that encourages critical thinking, collective learning and teamwork, as part of the organisation’s focus on quality and

Main Responsibilities
General:

  • Support the MEAL Manager in developing and implementing monitoring plans that are consistent with the organisation’s orientations for projects.
  • Support the in implementing an appropriate and effective M&E system that, where possible, brings together project and programme partners during the monitoring plan design phase and during the sharing and using of data.
  • Helps establish M&E budgets by encouraging the optimal allocation of available resources (including financial, logistical, technical and human resources) for M&E.
  • Helps produce communication and reporting tools (for M&E issues) while optimal diffusion of M&E information.
  • Ensures ethical principles related to M&E are respected, especially those concerning gender equality, fairness and “do no harm”. Protects confidential data, applies the principles of informed consent and protects children during the collection, processing, analysis and use of M&E data.
  • Support to establish, implement and monitor the beneficiary Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) for the programme in line with TDH standard beneficiary CRM procedures; including receiving, documenting and managing complaints through feedback sessions, in writing and in person;

Technical Support:

  • Apply basic M&E concepts to maternal and child nutrition intervention programs
  • Design and use monitoring and evaluation frameworks for nutrition programs
  • Support in Identifying health and nutrition interventions and common indicators for assessing their results, as well as their data sources
  • Support in describing measurement challenges in monitoring and evaluating health and nutrition programs.
  • Support the MEAL manager in developing and writing sections on M&E in project proposal (covering indicators, budgets and M&E framework).
  • Supporting to provide technical support during the design of monitoring tools and the collection and analysis of data, working with the Information Management and programme teams
  • Helps prepare and organise routine monitoring activities and special monitoring for projects.
  • Ensures monitoring tools are used correctly during the implementation phase, during data collection activities.
  • Supports data analysis processes and assists in drafting qualitative reports for effective programme management.
  • Provides technical support to ensure that M&E information is used successfully and adapted to target audiences during operational and strategic decision-making, at the delegation and in coordination with head office, including for institutional reporting.
  • Informs the MEAL manager, Project Leader and/or Programme Coordinator of any unmet targets, contextual changes (risks and opportunities) and negative effects on beneficiaries.

Learning / Training:

  • Helps build the skills of the teams and partners he/she supports in the M&E field.
  • Helps capitalise on knowledge in health and nutrition M&E related issues.

Security and Child Safety:

  • Understands and applies security policies, the Child Safeguarding Policy and fraud prevention policies.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Statistics, Demographics, Public Policy, International Development, Economics, or related field
  • Knowledge of project cycle management concepts, processes and tools, and experience in leading participative processes
  • Past knowledge in implementing monitoring, in maternal and child nutrition programme
  • Two (2) years of progressive professional work experience in a similar position with non-governmental organizations – at least one of these must be in humanitarian emergency work, preferably in health and nutrition programmes.
  • Expertise in developing, planning and implementing M&E systems, procedures and tools
  • Knowledge of and experience with quantitative and qualitative methods in the humanitarian aid/development sector.
  • Extensive experience in data collection and analysis Knowledge of information management software and tools (statistics, investigation management and mapping)
  • Experience in preparing, planning and monitoring consultancies in the M&E field
  • Awareness and knowledge of ethical issues related to M&E: do no harm and sensitivity to gender and diversity
  • Knowledge of and professional experience in the children’s rights field (protection and health) in the humanitarian aid/development context.

Competencies:

  • This position requires personal, social and leadership competencies (PSLC) and technical and methodological competencies (TMC)

In particular:

  • Ability to work independently, as well as to provide support and advice
  • Ability to create a cooperative and collaborative environment
  • Command of supporting and advising roles and competencies
  • Analytical skills
  • Discipline, precision, transparency and intellectual honesty
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (in constructive negotiations) in all areas (internal and external), active listening skills
  • Flexibility, openness and adaptability
  • Results-oriented focus and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to learn from negative experiences, capitalizing on errors and seizing opportunities

Deadline: 17th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Please note that this position is only open to internal staff (Staff and Volunteers)

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