Consortium MEAL Coordinator NGO Jobs – Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation)

Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation) is an international
non-governmental organisation founded in 1964 in the Netherlands and implements
programmes with partners in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa since the
1980s. We work towards a world in which people can live in dignity and
well-being, a world without poverty and injustice.
Job Summary:    ICCO Cooperation is seeking to hire a
competent and qualified person in the position of Consortium Monitoring,
Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator (CMC) on behalf of
the Act Church of Sweden for the Mutual and Inter-related Resilience Program
(MIRP). This is a 4 year project coordinated through a consortium of 3
international organizations (ACF, NRC and LWF). The CMC is responsible for the
monitoring and evaluation plan of the consortium work and oversees data
collection from the consortium members regarding the progress in achieving the
expected results.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Based on approved workplans and donor reporting requirements,
    develop and strengthen the monitoring system for capturing and documenting
    data and relevant information on project activities, beneficiaries,
    outputs, outcomes and impacts, which is feasible, practical, and “user
    friendly”; regularly obtain valid and reliable information.
  • Participate in generating draft quarterly project reports and share
    with the project managers of the implementing partners for further review and
    final submission to Consortium Manager.
  • Ensure roll-out of M&E plan and reporting systems to all
    consortium implementing partners through training, site visits, manuals,
    and other technical support as needed, working closely with the Consortium
    Manager and the consortium team leaders within implementing partners.
  • Ensure data capture and reporting systems are well understood and
    properly implemented by staff and partners.
  • Contribute to developing project proposals targets, Theory of Change
    and Logical Frameworks, development of programme strategies,
    implementation of project activities and provide any other required
  • Ensure that all tools are practical, user friendly and accommodate
    different levels of expertise, from community groups, partners, to
    consortium programme staff.
  • Work with all partners and consortium implementing teams to
    popularize the reporting processes to ensure that all information and data
    is collected, documented, and collated in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Assist consortium management teams to maintain and follow an updated
    Accountability Framework and Complaints Handling Mechanism, consistent
    with ICCO/Act Church of Sweden Complaint handling.
  • Provide ongoing support to implementing teams, other partners, and
    rights holders to maintain M&E systems; identify skill gaps that can
    be addressed in subsequent refresher trainings.
  • Ensure regular reviews of the M&E system, making improvements as
    needed and recommended, in consultation with team leaders and relevant
    staff of the consortium partners.
  • Actively participate in qualitative and quantitative data
    collection, analysis, and use of data for reporting and planning purposes.
    Keep record of information obtained during research and documentation
    (database of information, hard files, etc.) as well as have
    confidentiality and protection of collected information.
  • He/she must ensure quality content development by writing of timely
    and accurate assessment reports and factsheets and providing of technical
Key Result Areas
  • Monitoring system tool for the consortium
  • Monitoring and evaluation accountability and learning report and
  • Dissemination of key lessons learned and good practices among
    consortium members
  • Identification of eventual gaps and propose solutions
  • Performance management
  • Coaching and mentoring

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in social sciences or
    related field and a postgraduate qualification in monitoring and
  • Advanced training in M&E and quantitative methodologies plus
    database management will be strong added advantage.
  • Six years of experience in monitoring and evaluation work
  • Strong analytical skills and an understanding of a range of methods
    for monitoring, evaluation and assessment.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, commission and manage assessment
    methodologies and evaluation.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, Power Point, database,
    spreadsheet, Excel and graphics presentations, including one or more of
    the following programs: MS Access, Epi Info, SPSS, R, Kobo Collect, Magpi,
    Statistical Programing skills and other internet applications.
  • Ability to apply social monitoring methodologies such as PRA
  • Understand and adhere to international standards in humanitarian
    protection and accountability (e.g. CHS, SPHERE, Red Cross/Crescent Code
    of Conduct, etc).
  • Excellent strategic planning skills as well as analytical and
    organizational skills. Ability to think critically and creatively; and to
    set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines and
    tasks efficiently. Must be flexible and willing to perform other duties
    and work irregular hours.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, willingness to
    listen and respect for colleagues. Must be capable of working both
    individually and as part of a team.
  • Communication skills both in writing and verbally.
  • Excellent language skills in English and a relevant regional
  • Experience of working in both Humanitarian and long-term development
    sectors will be added advantage
  • A self-starter with a strong existing ability to work independently
    and/or excellent team work as well as ethically upright
  • Competences needed
  • Openness and flexibility
  • Initiative and pro-activeness
  • Ability to focus, be reliable and work with integrity
  • Strong influencing skills, sharp professional acumen and sound
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Affinity with the Act Church of Sweden values
  • ICCO is an equal opportunity employer and persons with disability
    are encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
Ensure you fill in all the required fields and submit accordingly. Only online
applications submitted before the deadline will be considered.
Deadline: 22nd November 2019 by 5:00pm
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