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Job ID: 49440
Job Views: 624
Location: Baltimore, MD
Zip Code: 21204
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Employment Type: Full time
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Posted: 11.17.2017

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer

Baltimore, MD


Job Description

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), headquartered in Towson, Maryland, is the official humanitarian aid agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. Since its inception in 1992, IOCC has delivered over $600 million in relief and development programs to families and communities in more than 50 countries. IOCC is a member of the ACT Alliance, a global coalition of more than 140 churches and agencies engaged in development, humanitarian assistance and advocacy, and a member of InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based secular and faith-based organizations working to improve the lives of the world’s most poor and vulnerable populations. 

Summary: The Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer is primarily responsible for managing the quality assurance of all of IOCC’s monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure that they are compliant with IOCC’s policies and the current norms and standards governing development and humanitarian interventions. The MEAL Officer plays a key role in supporting the development of organizational systems and processes that promote learning, accountability, and the measurement of results of IOCC’s programs.

 


Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

·         Broadcast and manage M&E standards and measurement tools including indicators

·         Build and maintain M&E systems for effective and efficient programs/projects monitoring and reporting, and for the identification of lessons learned, both positive and negative.

·         Co-develop and facilitate training materials and presentations to improve program quality and to build organizational capacity as it relates to M&E tools, instruments, methodologies, and procedures.

·         Provide program monitoring support through the provision of technical support on MEAL during program design and program development

·         Ensure that the MEAL systems are fully and consistently integrated into all IOCC programs worldwide

·         Conduct an annual risk analysis of IOCC’s program portfolio and based on that, draft IOCC’s annual MEAL Plan for each calendar year.

·         Direct and manage independent, evaluations produced by consultants for large or strategic projects. Ensure that these evaluations employ the correct methodology and line of inquiry.  Provide the final quality control for independent evaluations for IOCC.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Strong knowledge of monitoring and evaluation systems; skills and preferably experience with various methods and database management; strong analytical skills; ability to implement new systems and affect staff behavioral/ attitudinal change; excellent oral and written communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English; excellent interpersonal skills and team player focus; collaboration, facilitation and organizational skills. Ability to create and deliver a curriculum of M&E learning tools. Ability to work in conflict affected areas.

Competencies:  Promotes knowledge management in IOCC and a learning environment in the field offices through leadership and personal example; actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in M&E domain, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired competencies; and consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude. Strong motivation to contribute to a culture of inquiry and the generation of evidence for the sake of program improvement. Commitment to organization mission and vision.

Education: Graduate/Masters’ degree in international development, social sciences or relevant field required.

Experience: Five years of work experience, knowledge of performance measurement, monitoring and evaluation of international development or humanitarian programs; knowledge or experience in developing M&E systems, data tracking and collection tools, developing M&E tools and procedures with proven improvement at the level of organization; as well as data collection and analysis.

Up to 25% international travel required for this role. Must be authorized to work in the United States.IOCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit your resume and cover letter including your salary requirements to jobs@iocc.org

 

CLOSE DATE: December 20



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