Reports to: Head of Humanitarian Operations (HoHO)
DanChurchAid is a
faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in
Copenhagen, Denmark, and founded in 1922. Our key competencies are food
security and food crisis response, humanitarian cash transfer programming,
civil society development and humanitarian mine action. DCA is a member of the
ACT Alliance, which is a faith-based, non-missionary humanitarian alliance, and
one of the five largest NGO Alliances in the world with a combined turnover of
over 1.5 billion USD annually.
Job Summary: The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and
Learning (MEAL) Coordinator is a technical role and heads the MEAL function in
the DCA Uganda Humanitarian sector. The MEAL Coordinator will lead on the
development and strategic direction of DCA’s Monitoring, Evaluation,
Accountability and Learning (MEAL) systems, policies, and procedures.
The position will
lead in developing, implementing, and maintaining effective and appropriate
Monitoring and Evaluation systems for DCA’s various humanitarian Projects. The
post will involve coordination with project management teams in line with donor
reporting requirements, and with DCA guidelines and best practices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
and play a leading role in the development and rolling-out of a MEAL strategy
for DCA Humanitarian Operations.
the approved Log frame, develop M&E plan for each project to serve as
roadmap defining the implementation, progress tracking, and improve a
monitoring and evaluation
the quality of the management of projects within his/her scope of responsibility,
as defined in DCA’s MEAL strategy.
towards the implementation of a learning agenda and methodologies by the
programmes and by DCA in general.
approved workplans and donor reporting requirements, develop a data base
capturing and documenting data and relevant information on project activities,
beneficiaries, outputs, outcomes, and impacts, in a practical, and “user
and play a leading role in needs assessment through development of appropriate
methodology and tools for data collection, analysis and write up.
disseminate, and enable field teams to understand the analysis of data
collected on outputs and how and whether they contribute toward achievement of
in generating draft quarterly project reports and share with the project
managers for further review and final submission to line departments.
cooperation with Project managers, producer human interest stories, case
stories, periodic SITREPs, quarterly newsletters, and other visibility
materials communicating DCA and Partner’s humanitarian response operations.
the roll-out of M&E plans and reporting systems are understood to all staff
and partners through training, site visits, production of guiding manuals, and technical
data capture and reporting systems are well understood and properly used by
staff and partners to inform their decision making.
participate in development of CNs, project proposals, ToC and Logical
Frameworks, and development of programme strategies,
that all tools are practical, user friendly and accommodate different levels of
expertise, from community groups, partners, to project staff.
with all partners and project teams to popularize the reporting processes to
ensure that all information and data is collected, documented, and collated in
an accurate and timely manner.
collaboration with strategic partners in measuring impact, quality, and change.
DCA team to maintain and follow an updated Accountability Framework and
Complaints Handling Mechanism, consistent with DCA Great Lakes Regional Office
Compliant handling, and assist in receiving and processing complaint referred
to DCA Offices.
responsibility for integrating protection age, diversity, and gender
perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and
ongoing support to project teams, partners, and rights holders to mainstream
M&E systems; identify skill gaps that can be addressed in subsequent
regular reviews of the M&E system, making improvements as needed and
recommended, in consultation with managers, staff, and partners.
to evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation,
notably through making monitoring, review, and evaluations findings accessible,
developing innovative, user-friendly, and informative products.
participate both qualitative and quantitative routine collection, analysis, and
use of data quality for reporting and planning purposes. Keep record of
information obtained during research and documentation (database of
information, hard files, etc.) as well have confidentiality and protection of
quality content development by writing of timely and accurate assessment
reports and factsheets and providing of technical oversight.
the development of TOR for consultancies, administering consultancy services as
well supervising the MEAL Assistants and data enumerators attached to the
mentor, coach, and coordinate MEAL staff; provide close technical support and
oversight to the overall MEAL work in the office.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Monitoring, Evaluation,
Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator job must hold a bachelor’s
bachelors degree in Project Management, Development Studies, Social Studies,
Economics or equivalent will be an added advantage. Advanced training in
quantitative methodologies, including database management will be strong added
training and experience in biostatistics or /and MIS of an added advantage.
seven years of professional practice in results-based management, monitoring,
evaluation, analysis, and research
analytical skills, and an understanding of a range of methods for monitoring,
evaluation, and assessment.
ability to design, commission, and managing assessments.
proficiency in word processing, Power Point, database, spreadsheet, Excel and
graphics presentations, including one or more of the following programs: MS
Access, GIS, Kobo Collect, Magpi,
Statistical programming skills and other internet applications.
international standards in humanitarian protection and accountability (e.g.,
CHS, SPHERE, Red Cross/Crescent Code of Conduct, etc).
analytical and writing skills.
demonstrable experience using a range of qualitative, quantitative, and
participatory methodologies, including the set-up and use of electronic data
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.
ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, and tasks efficiently.
flexible and willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours.
interpersonal skills, including patience, willingness to listen and respect for
colleagues. Must be capable of working both individually and as part of a team.
work in a multidisciplinary team and ensure cultural sensitivity.
of working in Humanitarian and development sector will be added advantage.
with a strong existing ability to work independently and ethically upright.
How to Apply:
should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 7th March 2021