MEAL

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator

  • Education Bachelor Degree
  • Application Closing Date: 7.10.2022
  • Şanlıurfa


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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator

(National Post)

 

Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Concern has been working in Türkiye since August 2013 and currently looking for a qualified MEAL Coordinator (National Position) based in Sanliurfa.

 

Job Identification:

Job Title: MEAL Coordinator

Location: Sanliurfa

Reporting Line: Programme Director

Supervisory Responsibility: MEAL Officer, MEAL Assistants, IM Manager, IM Assistant

Working closely with: Concern and partners’ programme teams

Job Status: Fixed term – 10 months with possibility of extension.

 

Job Purpose:

The MEAL Coordinator will ensure programme quality and accountability through the efficient planning, monitoring, evaluation, coordination, and review of MEAL and IM activities relating to Concern’s programmes in Turkey. The jobholder will be responsible for the coordination of the collection of monitoring and evaluation information performing her/his responsibility from Concern’s Urfa Office with frequent visits to project sites and provinces where Concern’s partners operate.

Responsibilities:

 

  • To lead M&E, CRM and IM function within Concern MEAL Unit in close coordination with programme units.
  • To lead and coordinate regular monitoring activities implemented by Turkey M&E teams and Concern partners, building a strong, efficient and cohesive team, and ensuring the quality of the information collected by the M&E team is high through verification and validation
  • To support the coordination and implementation of Concern’s monitoring  and accountability plans and monitoring tools to improve programme quality and best practice of Concern’s Türkiye programmes
  • To provide capacity building support to Concern’s partners M&E teams by regular visits to their offices and maintain strong working communication with them.
  • To analyse, discuss and produce high quality reports in a timely manner on M&E findings and recommendations in Türkiye, and to track the implementation and relevance of recommendations over time.
  • Ensure that all programmatic indicators are being measured systematically, and further quality monitoring is conducted in cooperation with programme teams.
  • To assist in the development of methodologies and implementation of evaluation exercises across all programmes
  • To promote meaningful community participation and consultation at all stages of the project cycle (planning, implementation, M&E).
  • To ensure that the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) is functional and accessible, that feedback and complaints are welcomed and addressed.
  • To work with relevant colleagues to ensure that information about CRM, safeguarding and expected staff behaviour is disseminated among programme participants and communities
  • To ensure lessons learned workshops organized for all grants, relevant learnings are documented and widely shared within the organization.
  • Provide technical support on M&E and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant Programme Managers as appropriate
  • Ensure that implementation of field activities adheres to Concern’s accountability, programme participant protection policy, M&E and other standards
  • To liaise with PALU team in Concern HQ in terms of updates on PQG and make sure the country MEAL team is well connected with them.
  • To work as part of a team, providing any other support required by the MEAL department
  • To support improvements in the information management system used by the Türkiye programme
  • To ensure that the MEAL unit supports communication and media efforts and increase beneficiary accountability by supporting visibility activities on Concern Türkiye social media accounts

 

Minimum skills and experience:

  • Bachelor degree;
  • 4 years relevant experience in the humanitarian and/or MEAL sector, with at least 2 years team management experience.
  • English language skills, including high quality report writing in English.

 

We would also like;

  • Good understanding of Turkish Personal Data Protection Law, and EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Arabic and/or Turkish highly advantageous;
  • Ability to use Power BI and Zoho reports;
  • Strong data analysis and visualization skills and producing contents;
  • Strong conceptual and practical understanding of the role and purpose of M&E and accountability for international humanitarian organisations, and an ability to implement M&E activities in line with this vision;
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills required, with a demonstrated ability to produce high quality reports in a timely manner;
  • Strong capacity for M&E analysis and research, including data analysis and statistical methods;
  • Good organizational skills, time management skills, team management experience, and an ability to prioritize multiple and demanding tasks;
  • Adaptable, self-motivated, willing to learn and take on extra duties as required;

The expected competencies include

  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Invites and acts on affirming and adjusting feedback from others.
  • Empowers and coaches others to achieve results and develop their own solutions to problems.
  • Promotes gender equality, challenging the reinforcement of negative gender stereotypes within the workplace.
  • States logically with clearly articulated points and recommendations.
  • Customer focus – proactively and effectively works with others to achieve best results.
  • Works in an organized manner and meet required quality and timelines

If you feel that your qualifications and experience match our requirements, and you share a commitment to Concern’s values, please create your resume to apply for the role. Please note that applications received other than the online portal will not be considered. If you encounter technical problems submitting your application online, please use the contact form on job portal.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview;
  • Please note that both CV and Cover letter should be in English;
    • Application Closing Date: 07/10/2022

Equal opportunities: Concern values diversity in the workplace and is a committed equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of gender, race, family or marital status, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, class, caste or religion.

Safeguarding at Concern: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working with Concern is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking.

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