Consortium MEAL Manager Job Vacancy – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title:    Consortium MEAL Manager

Organisation: Finn
Church Aid (FCA)

Duty Station:  Kyangwali,
Uganda

Reports to: Consortium
Manager 

 

About US:

Finn Church Aid
(FCA) is the largest Finnish international aid organization. We operate in 13
countries, where the needs are most dire. We work with the poorest people,
regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political
convictions. FCA work is based on promotion of human dignity and fundamental
human rights and freedom, and FCA’s operations are guided by equality,
non-discrimination and responsibility.

 

This position is
coordinated by Act Church of Sweden under the Mutual and Inter-related
Resilience Program (MIRP) through a consortium with 3 International
organizations (ACF, NRC and LWF). The overall objective of the consortium is
to; to enhance the economic self-reliance, psychosocial well-being and
resilience of target communities (including both refugee and host communities
of Kikuube district). The Consortium MEAL Manager (CMM is the lead in
developing, implementing, and maintaining effective and appropriate monitoring
and evaluation systems for the consortium various sectors. The post involves
coordination with project management teams within the consortium, in line with
donor reporting requirements and Act Church of Sweden guidelines, policies and
best practices.

 

FCA Uganda is now
looking for competent persons to fill the following position for MIRP project.

 

Position Specification and Summary:  The
Consortium Meal Manager (CMM) is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation
plan of the consortium work and oversees data collection and analysis from the
consortium members regarding the progress in achieving the expected results.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
The
Consortium MEAL Coordinator (CMC) is the lead in developing, implementing, and
maintaining effective and appropriate monitoring and evaluation systems for the
consortium various sectors. The post involves coordination with project
management teams within the consortium, in line with donor reporting
requirements and Act Church of Sweden guidelines, policies and best practices.

·       
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 implenting partners.

·       
Ensure
data capture and reporting systems are well understood and properly implemented
by staff and other stakeholders.

·       
Assist
consortium management teams to maintain and follow an updated Accountability
Framework and Complaints Handling Mechanism, consistent with Act Church of
Sweden Complaint handling.

·       
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.

·       
The CMM
ensures development of a centralized monitoring tool which is to be applied and
followed by the consortium members.

·       
The CMM
collaborates with consortium M&E units from implementing partners in
collection of data and follow up results and indicators. He/ She consolidates
monitoring and follow up reports related to the progress of results and
indicators achievement from implementing partners to be consolidated and submit
to Consortium Programme Manager in an efficient and timely manner

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Consortium MEAL Manager job
opportunity must hold a bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related field
and a postgraduate qualification in monitoring and evaluation.

·       
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

·       
Demonstrated
ability to design, commission and manage assessment methodologies and
evaluation.

·       
Computer
proficiency in word processing, including knowledge of Kobo Collect

·       
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 (English)

·       
Experience
of working in both Humanitarian and long-term development sectors will be added
advantage

·       
Openness
and flexibility

·       
Initiative
and pro-activeness

·       
Ability
to focus, be reliable and work with integrity

·       
Affinity
with the Act Church of Sweden and FCA values

 

How to Apply:

All interested
applications should send a cover letter and a CV (not more than 5 pages) with
at least three referees and a daytime telephone contact addressed to: The Human
Resource and Administration Manager, Finn Church AID, Uganda Country Office.
P.O. Box 21826 Kampala, Tank Hill Rd, Roche Close, Plot 1495 Muyenga, Uganda.
Email applications should be in one file attachment (Ms Word or PDF) mentioning
the position title in the subject to Ugaco.hr@kua.fi

 

Deadline: Friday 17th March 2021.

 

Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Please do not attach academic documents when you
apply online

 

N.B: Finn Church Aid
is committed to keeping children safe at all times & all levels of its program
operations, so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection
of children from all forms of abuses. Employment is subject to our Child
protection standards, adherence to Child Safeguarding Policy including
background checks”

 

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