Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Officer US NGO Jobs – Catholic Relief Services

Organization:  Catholic Relief Services
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:       MEAL
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international
non-profit organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the
United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity
is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our
staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our
values and our commitment to serving those in need.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability
& Learning (MEAL) Officer will implement MEAL activities and provide MEAL
technical support to project design and implementation issues for CRS
Uganda/Nuyok program in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program
quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices
to advance the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable.
Your MEAL knowledge and support will contribute to determining how effective,
adaptive and innovative CRS Uganda’s livelihoods, governance, maternal child
health, nutrition, WASH and disaster readiness programming is.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Support the development and contribute to the
implementation of project MEAL practices that effectively engage partners,
donors, and other relevant stakeholders and are compliant with agency and donor
MEAL requirements;
Provide input to and support project MEAL system
design and data collection tools to measure program/project impact and
Train partners and MEAL Agents on the conduct of
field-based MEAL activities and supervise and support quality data collection
and data management activities according to the MEAL DIP;
Lead simple analyses and reflective review
discussions and workshops on ongoing monitoring data to contribute field-based
insights to project discussions, facilitate programmatic adjustments and
evidence-based decision-making, and contribute to learning;
Foster respectful relationships with community
members and stakeholders to promote honesty and integrity while working with
MEAL Agents;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the Catholic Relief Services Monitoring,
Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Officer job must hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in development studies, population studies, social sciences,
statistics, or a related field.
At least three years of relevant work experience
in MEAL, ideally with an international NGO.
Knowledge of technical principles and concepts
in MEAL and of methods for managing data. General knowledge of other related
Experience in quantitative and qualitative data
Good understanding of beneficiary tracking
Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word,
PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, data management systems, knowledge-sharing
Strong analytical skills with focus on detail
Ability to work effectively under stressful
Good technical writing skills
Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring,
and coaching skills
Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
Basic competency in MEAL in Design
Solid competency in Monitoring
Basic competency in Evaluation
Solid competency in Accountability
Basic competency in Learning
Basic competency in Analysis & Critical
Solid competency in ICT for MEAL
Basic competency in MEAL in Management.
Fluency in oral and written English with ability
to write technical reports required. Fluency in oral Karimojong preferred.
Agency-Wide Competencies (for all CRS staff): These
are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff
member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired
Serves with Integrity
Models Stewardship
Cultivates Constructive Relationships
Promotes Learning
How to
All candidates should Email a cover letter and updated CV
only to
Large files and/or scans of documents will lead
to rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and
paste – MEALOFFICER only
All applications that do not contain this exact
subject line will be rejected and not read
Deadline: 3rd January 2020 by 5:00pm.
NB: Only selected candidates that meet
the requirements will be notified.
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