MEAL Manager at Save the Children

Save the Children is an International Organization that has been working for the rights of Children globally for over 90 years. Save the Children has been working in Nigeria since 2001 and now works in 20 states including Benue, Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Gombe, Kano, Kogi, Kwara, Plateau, Sokoto and Yobe states, with 9 offices in Bauchi, Borno, F.C.T, Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, Lagos and Zamfara states; with projects focusing on nutrition, child survival, education and protecting children. Save the Children is under agreement with the Federal Government of Nigeria dated 10th October 2012.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: MEAL ManagerJob ID: sav-30478Location: BornoRole PurposeManage Monitoring and Evaluation Food for Peace program with Food Security and Livelihoods and nutrition.Ensure implementation of the M&E plan for Food Security & Livelihoods and Nutrition; monitoring progress against planned activities, critical milestones and targets, leading to projects research and evaluation activities and ensuring reports are of the highest possible quality.Key Areas of AccountabilityObjective 1: Provide Technical Support for the EFSP M&E Systems Design and Implementation:Revise IPTT and ensure it is aligned to the log FrameDevelop the Performance Indicator Reference Sheets for each indicatorCoordinate and oversee the implementation of monitoring activitiesDesign and revise the monitoring routine data collection tools as requiredDevelop protocols for routine monitoring, PDMs, MMP survey etc..Provide support for the implementation of mobile data collection through KoBo Collect and revise as necessary the XLS forms.In coordination with Program Manager, liaise with Segovia regarding to any MEAL aspects and participate to the weekly call.Ensure the development and implementation of regular beneficiary’s registration and as necessary update baseline value.Coordination with other MEAL team members, ensure the development and the implementation of any evaluation exercises (ex: Mid Term Evaluation/MTE, Final Evaluation/FE, and Rapid Assessment/RA).Design a sampling strategy using probability and or purposive sampling method.Calculate a representative sample size.Develop the sampling frame and sampling strategy and draw samples.Design evaluation questions and methods.Develop/provide input into terms of reference for surveys.Review tools/instruments and field manualsDevelop data analysis plan and conduct as necessary the analysisObjective 2: Develop and implement strategies to improve data quality:Develop and manage a Data flow Diagram in support to the Data Quality StrategyIn coordination with other MEAL team member, conduct periodic data verification exercises, provide feedback and ensure recommendations for improvement are followed.Ensure databases are cleaned, updated before the SeGOVIA’s data ingestionSupport Programme Management to ensure that all data met USAID quality standard and is of acceptable quality.Objective 3: Lead the data analyse efforts for reporting and learning:Analyse the quantitative PDM surveys data as well as any other routine monitoring data using data analytic software such as SPSS, Excel PowerPivot and by reviewing Segovia’s dashboard/datasetCreate and produce charts, tables to feed the quarterly, reports Annual Results Report (ARR) and the final reportIn coordination with the program Manager, write the draft reports, update and tabulate the IPTTProvide inputs in interpreting the MEAL statistical data to inform decision-makingIn coordination with the CO, participate in the development of an organization Knowledge Management strategyDevelop key information products for dissemination of program informationDevelop Case Studies and success story; sharing good practices internally and externallyProvide guidance to field staff to strengthen information sharingObjective 4: Coordinate the Implementation and Maintenance of Beneficiary Complaints and Response Mechanism:Implement beneficiary complaints mechanisms for humanitarian projectsSupervise the management of the CRM(Complaints and Response Mechanism) information systemEnsure there is a feedback mechanism for the CRM. 

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