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PMEAL Officer +Travel

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Organization:

Oxfam Novib

Vacancy Number:

33

Category:

Monitoring and Evaluation

Location:

Kabul, KA 

Salary:

D1

Employment Type:

Full time
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Gender:

Female

No. of Jobs:

1

Duration:

One year and Extendable

Posted:

01.09.2017

Closing Date:

01.26.2017

Job Views:

18
Company Info
Oxfam Afghanistan

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Company Profile

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Background:

About Oxfam Novib:

Background

Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world and is suffering the effects of poor development, chronic conflict and natural disasters. Oxfam has been working in Afghanistan for long time and concentrates its work around three thematic pillars: Economic development and poverty reduction, women and youth and humanitarian preparation and response. Oxfam is not an self implementing organisation but only works with local organisations. Oxfam receives its funding from various back donors.

In order to enhance internal service delivery as well as donor and organisational accountability, the post holder is expected to contribute towards the formulation and/or implementation of better financial and internal controls, financial management and financial reporting mechanism.

Job Description:

Job Description:

 

TEAM PURPOSE: To assist the program, particularly programmes/projects monitoring, evaluation, include in documentation of lessons learnt, best practices and knowledge management.

 

JOB PURPOSE:

Under the leadership of the MEAL manager, the MEAL officer will work with development program lead, project managers and local partners and community level stakeholders within the Women and Youth Empowerment and governance pillars to establish and operationalizing project specific MEAL plans and integrate them into one framework / system for the program.

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Main tasks of the function;

 

Program development:

Support the MEAL manager in working with development program leads and project managers to provide technical input during proposal development, planning , internal reporting and report writing.
Lead in developing project specific MEL and Accountability plan in line with the overall MEAL framework of the Women and Youth Empowerment and Governance pillars and donor contractual requirements / obligations.
Oversee mainstreaming of cross-cutting approaches (security; world-wide influencing network; youth, women’s rights & the rights of minorities; conflict transformation; Adaptation & Risk Reduction; Responsive government; and children’s rights) in projects contributing to women and youth empowerment pillar.

 

 

Project Monitoring and capacity building:

Consolidate and update a global MEL and Accountability calendar for the Women and youth Empowerment/Governance pillars and work with project managers and development program leads and MEAL manager and oversee the delivery of MEAL requirements.
Support the MEAL manager in working with development program leads, project managers, and technical specialists in developing project specific M&E tools, analysis frameworks, and reporting templates as per the guidelines in the overall program MEAL framework.
Coordinate with partners and project managers in planning for and managing data collection, analysis and producing monitoring reports as per project specific MEAL requirements.
Work with development program leads and partners to identify partners’ MEAL capacity development needs and priorities and work with the MEAL manager to build the required capacities.
Work with project managers and development program leads to update monitoring information and milestones in the systems (MIS / SAP).

 

Evaluations, Reviews and Learning Sessions:

Support the MEAL manager in working with development program leads and project managers to provide technical input during evaluations of project contributing to women and youth empowerment/Governance pillars, in line with Oxfam evaluation policies and procedures.
Work with development program leads, project managers, project officers and partners to document lessons learnt from different monitoring and evaluation reports for projects contributing to women and youth empowerment/governance pillars.
Work with program leads and MEAL manager in organizing project specific learning reviews and consolidate lessons learnt to influence overall design of projects contributing to women and youth empowerment.

 

Other duties:

Provide technical and specialist advice (on request and proactively) to program staff, partners as well as to Oxfam Novib Head Quarters’ MEL advisors.

Any other duties as assigned dictated by program needs and requirements

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:

Personal specifications:

University degree in social sciences, Economics, or food security related with a strong bias on M&E quantitative data analysis

At least 5 years progressive experience in project monitoring and evaluation specifically for gender and governance projects.
Experience in problem and objective analysis.
Experience working with log frames and Indicator Tracking Tables.
Experience / knowledge of project management cycle.
Good writing skills (English and Pashto / Dari).
 Good facilitation skills.
Good computing skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS power-point).
Good skills in quantitative analysis and excellent skills in qualitative analysis.

 

Personal attributes (Desirable):

Leadership qualities.
Flexibility and ability to cope with demanding deadlines.
Committed to humanitarian principles and Oxfam values.
Team player.

Submission Guideline:

Submission Guideline:

Respective applicants please submit your application to the below email and make sure to put the title of job and vacancy umber as subject of the email.

applications without subject line will not consider in the process.


Submission Email
jobs.afghanistan@oxfamnovib.nl