MEAL Officer Job Placement – Humanity & Inclusion (HI)

Job Title:          MEAL Officer
Organisation: Humanity
& Inclusion (HI)
Duty Station: Kyangwali
Refugee Settlement Camp
Reports to:      Project Manager
About us:
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is
an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations
of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and
vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living
conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.


PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS:
HI employees must adhere to the
values and principles outlined in HI Code of conduct. In accordance with these
values, HI operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from
Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud, bribery, and
corruption.


The Project
Strengthening Psychosocial
support service for Transformation (SPOT) among the Congolese refugees in Uganda
is a collaborative, consolidated and integrated approach among three leading
MHPSS humanitarian actors – War Child Holland (WCH), Humanity and Inclusion
(HI) and Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) – to bring
effectiveness, and harmonization in MHPSS interventions in the refugee response
in Uganda. It aims at improving the resilience and well-being of Congolese
refugees and vulnerable host populations in South-western Uganda through enhancing
their access to quality, holistic, gender-sensitive and inclusive MHPSS
services that support positive coping-mechanisms and foster recovery from
traumatic experiences, including separation from or loss of family members,
abrupt displacement, physical and sexual violence. It will be implemented in and
around Kyaka II and Kyangwali settlements as well as in the transit centres at
the border with the DRC that are anticipated to receive more refugees in 2019
and are considered at high risk and in high need.


Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
Under the supervision of the HI
SPOT Project Manager and in coordination with the Consortium Management Unit
and the technical support of the HI Technical Unit, the MEAL Officer will:
Spearhead the development and implementation of SPOT MEAL Framework in
Kyangwali
·        
Contribute to the development of MEAL systems
and processes, by implementing the MEAL framework and procedures working
closely with the SPOT Project Manager and the other MEAL Officer.
·        
Support project teams develop project management
tools (PM Box, mapping of actors and required databases) in close collaboration
with the Project Manager and the other MEAL Officer.
·        
Actively contribute to the design and execution
of situational analyses, baseline surveys, follow up assessments and special
research related to the project.
·        
 Ensure
M&E tools, especially data collection tools, and processes are understood
and used accordingly by project staff.
·        
Ensure team adherence to the project specified
monitoring and reporting requirements.
·        
Analyse data for accuracy; flag validation and
quality issues, and contribute to system fixes.
·        
 Participate in the development and
implementation of HI’s accountability processes
·        
Contribute to planning and execution of
knowledge management processes as required.
 Ensure strict project monitoring in relation to expected targets and
objectives.
·        
Contribute to monitoring the relevancy of the
interventions in relation to HI’s mandate in the SPOT consortium, and
approaches used and the context of intervention.
·        
Keep track of the project monitoring and
evaluation schedules and strict adherence to specified procedures.
·        
Maintain use of existing indicator tracking
tools: develop databases and tracking templates as needed to demonstrate the
effectiveness of project interventions.
·        
Undertake regular visits to field locations to
support execution of required monitoring and evaluation processes.
·        
Establish a good communication and collaboration
with project staff towards a sound project monitoring of intervention outputs
 Actively
contribute to MEAL Data Management
·        
Collect good quality monitoring data in a timely
manner and organize data collected for reporting to Project Manager.
·        
Compile and provide analytical outputs to
compile program technical reports. Create and integrate graphics in reports and
information products to help visualize data in a meaningful way.
·        
Participate actively in the improvement of the
Information Management System according to project and management needs.
·        
Support integration of Washington group
questions into partners’ information management tools.
·        
Conduct regular field process monitoring,
quality assessments and data validation. Provide feedbacks and recommendations
for timely improvements.
·        
Ensure confidentiality and security of data
management according to HI standards.
·        
Actively participate in planning and
facilitating knowledge sharing and learning activities including project
reviews and learning events.
·        
Share timely all data with SPOT Kyaka MEAL
Officer to ensure proper compilation of Data at project level
·        
Demonstration of an ethics, safe, secure and
professional practices
·        
To show professional ethics, respect and promote
Humanity & Inclusion’s mandate and humanitarian principles at all times
·        
To respect the Humanity & Inclusion
protection of children policy, the protection of beneficiaries from sexual
exploitation and abuse policy, the anti-fraud bribery and corruption policy and
report to your line manager any non-respect of HI’s policies amongst the teams
or partners.
·        
To report any incident or act that causes any
harm to beneficiary or to others
·        
To contribute to the definition and/or update of
security framework at field level
·        
To observe at all times strict commitment to
Humanity & Inclusion Security & Safety regulations as per procedures in
place at mission level
·        
To support information internal dissemination to
relevant focal persons at mission level aiming at reinforcing security and
safety of Handicap International staff and assets
·        
 To
participate in security meetings upon the line manager request and report
relevant information to the appropriate persons
·        
 Act as a
focal point for the link with the support services team at coordination level



Qualifications, Skills
and Experience:
·        
Academic background within fields of Statistics,
Information Management, Social Sciences, Demography, Population Studies,
Development Studies and other related fields
·        
Training in Project Monitoring and Evaluations.
·        
Training in at least in one statistical data
analysis software: Kobo, ODK, EPI Info, SPSS, Excel
·        
At least 2 years’ working in the monitoring and
evaluation role involving designing, implementation, analysis and research.
·        
Experience of analysing both quantitative and
qualitative data and drawing appropriate conclusions.
·        
Experience developing databases and making data
entries.
·        
Experience writing sound reports.
·        
At least 2 years’ experience working on
disability inclusion related projects, project information systems, supporting
and promoting learning and action in an organizational context, multi organizational
context, working with partners, stakeholders and beneficiaries are desirable.
Personal Skills & Competencies required
·        
Demonstrated understanding of monitoring and
evaluation principles and practices.
·        
Excellent research skills including quantitative
and qualitative research methodologies
·        
Ability to perform data analysis using: Excel,
SPSS EPI Info or similar data analysis software.
·        
Very familiar with advanced computer skills:
Word processing, Excel, Power Point and databases
·        
Ability to work under high pressure;
·        
Ability and willingness to regularly travel to
field sites
·        
Strong interest in the fields related to HI
mandate
·        
Strong interest in the fields related to HI
mandate
Condition:
Gross Salary: 2,208,949 UGX
Starting Date: As soon as
possible
Length of contract: Till May 2020
renewable depending on availability of funds
How to Apply:
Humanity and Inclusion is an
Equal Opportunity Employer,
We encourage females and persons
with disabilities to apply to become a part of our organization.
HI does not solicit funds in
exchange for employment opportunities.
How to apply: If you feel you
meet the requirements, please send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three
professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter to
HR department at recruitment@uganda.hi.org with the subject: SPOT MEAL Officer
Any efforts to influence the
recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.
Due to the Urgency of this
position, Cvs will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis.
Deadline: 5:00pm
on Monday 11th November 2019.
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