MEAL Advisor, Assistant at Solidarites International

Solidarites International  has been committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs: water, food and shelter.Solidarites International (SI) has started activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August 2016 in the fields of Wash and is now intervening in 4 areas of the state for Wash and Shelter activitiesWe are recruiting to fill the position bellow:Job Title: MEAL Advisor, AssistantLocation: Maiduguri, BornoProbationary Period: 2 monthsContract Duration: 7 months, subject to renewal upon available donor funding.Responsibilities and TasksUnder the MEAL Advisor, the MEAL Advisor Assistant support program and monitoring teams in the field for MEAL methodology adaptation, planning and implementation.He (she) contributes to the capacity building of Program and monitoring teams regarding monitoring activities, contributes to the consolidation of all program data related to monitoring activities and ensures personal flexibility (emergency phase), involvement and respect.List of Principal ActivitiesRelevance, Monitoring, Accountability and Evaluation of Activities:Participate with the DCD, Grant Manager, technical advisors and PMs to the definition of relevant indicators for project proposalsSupport, with the support of the MEAL Advisor, all programs to adhere to established monitoring methodology and frameworksSupport, with the MEAL Advisor, the PMs in the development of their specific M&E plans and in the questionnaires creation and updateAccompany teams in the field to undertake MEAL activities or launch specific MEAL activities as designed with the MEAL Advisor or PMsSupport PMs and monitoring teams for database management, data frames creation, cleaning and analysisContribute to the revision of APUIC and dashboards updated by field teamsParticipate to the definition of an accountability framework and follow up its setting upParticipate to the definition and implementation of internal program evaluationsCapacity Building and Human Resources Follow-up:Assess through scheduled field visits the training needs of monitoring and other program teamsProvide guidance and capacity building to team members on monitoring activities through regular field visitsPrepare with the MEAL Advisor and PMs adapted training for the field teamsEnsure that all SI team members understand and respect the humanitarian principles and working proceduresSupport the MEAL Advisor and PMs for recruitment of Monitoring staff (define and correct technical tests, conduct interviews if required) when requiredContribute to the briefing of new local and expatriate staff on the monitoring methodology and mission requirementsInstitutional Knowledge Building:Centralize program databases and maps at mission levelEnsure, with the DCD and technical advisors, that the archiving methodology is followed on every programDevelop maps based on the mission requirements and support bases for the development of relevant mapsContribute, with the support of the MEAL Advisor and other Technical Advisors, to the fact that  activity sheets are developed as planned by the missionReporting / Coordination / Communication / Representation:Write weekly reports to his/her line manager and after each field mission/visitsAssist the Grant Manager in reviewing and writing any donor reports for the monitoring related partsAssist the Grant manager and technical advisors in reviewing monitoring reportsParticipate to GIS external meetings and monitoring ones if anyContribute to the consolidation of 5WsOrganizational Chart PositionLine manager: MEAL AdvisorFunctional report’s:  Monitoring teams 

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