Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Ref No: 1900008DLocation: Calabar, Cross RiverEmployee Status: Fixed TermRoles PurposeTo ensure implementation of the M&E plan for the Cameroon refugees response including monitoring progress against planned activities, critical milestones and targets as well as providing support and guidance to partners M&E officers and government counterparts to ensure  highest possible quality  data collection, data management and reporting.Key AccountabilitiesMonitoring and Evaluation System:Assist the MEAL Coordinator in all aspects of programme monitoring by periodic data collection, data verification and data analysing from partnersAssist and participate in preparation and the process of programme’s outcome level situation and impact studies (baseline and end-line)Facilitate to strengthen Data Quality Assurance System for partners by Data Quality Assessment toolsDevelop and maintain database system to ensure programme tracking and to get critical information of programme achievement by organizing, analysing, and presentation.Identify the needs and Provide technical supports on data management system, and M&E for partners’ organisation.Participate in the implementation and updating of M&E policy and guidelines for MEC in-line with SCI and Donor OrganisationsCapacity building on data management related concepts:Assist and participate in M&E trainings to staff and partners on M&E Systems and data analysis in liaison with Implementing PartnersEnsure data management related training and capacity needs are identified systematically and communicated to MEAL ManagerSystems to Ensure Accountability:Conduct monitoring visits to partners’ project sites and review partners’ M&E systemCollaborate with partners’ M&E person to ensure effective supervision, monitoring and evaluation system in placeAssist MEAL Manager for reviewing periodic reports and give feedbacks to ensure effectiveness and efficiencyEnsure data from partners and provide partners information as per MEC and donor requirementsLearning:Support on development of profiles and project achievements of partners and share between partners for inter learningEnsure that findings, lessons learned, and analysis of impacts from across the projects and components which promotes learning and strategy developmentSupport Programme Supervision, Monitoring and Evaluation:Support the team lead to monitor activities at the intervention states and communicate findings and progress to response teamParticipate in evaluation of the response, focusing on data management of evaluation datasets.Support Documentation, Reporting, Knowledge Sharing and Effective Feedback Mechanism:Support coordination of the response monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual reviews and reports as required.Participate in dissemination of program information to communities, children, and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanismManage the beneficiary complaints and feedback mechanism databaseWork with field teams to collect information on potential case studies and success storiesUpdate shared drive and project team space with program monitoring documents regularly 

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