Overview

Polish Humanitarian Action is looking for MEAL Officer based in country office Mogadishu.

General Information

  • Organization Polish Humanitarian Action, PAH
  • Position: MEAL Officer (national position)
  • Location Mogadishu with frequent travels
  • Terms Temporary 3-month.
  • Deadline date: 15th December 2019
  • Starting Date January 2020

About PAH

  • Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) is non-governmental organization consisting of people who want to make the world a better place. For over 20 years, we have been providing relief in big and small emergencies worldwide alongside with running long-term missions in several countries in crisis. Our interventions – of both humanitarian and development character – have been carried out in more than 40 countries so far. We concentrate on ensuring sustainable and stable development of regions suffering the consequences of war and/or natural disasters. We possess long-standing expertise in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), but also implement projects in Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), as well as Nutrition and Education. For more information, please refer to: pah.org.pl.

PAH Mission in Somalia:

  • PAH has been present in Somalia since 2011. With WASH, Nutrition and Livelihood programs, PAH supported people from the most vulnerable communities in different regions across the Country. Our primary focus was to provide safe drinking water through drilling new and rehabilitating existing boreholes, constructing water distribution systems and water reservoirs. In our work we also focus on other WASH components that are improvement of sanitary conditions and raising awareness on hygiene and sanitation – to make our WASH interventions comprehensive. We are implementing ECHO, UNICEF, SHF and Arche nova projects targeting the most vulnerable communities in Banadir, Lower Shebelle Galgadud and Middle Shebelle.

Who PAH is looking for:

  • PAH in Somalia is looking for a MEAL OFFICER who will become part of the Team with the following responsibilities:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Employer’s name: Polska Akcja Humanitarna (Polish Humanitarian Action)
Name of organisational unit: Project Management UnitReference:
Position: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) OfficerReference:
EMPLOYEE’S FULL NAME:
1. REPORTING LINE
Reports to:MEAL Coordinator
Direct reports:N/A

SUBSTITUTES (to be completed by direct supervisor)

Substitutes:MEAL Coordinator
(position/full name)
Is substituted by:MEAL Coordinator
(position/full name)
  1. WORKING CONDITIONS (as set out in Work Rules)

 

  1. Field coordination and office work
  2. full-time
  1. MAIN OBJECTIVES (key performance areas)
  • Improve quality of PAH onsite monitoring (including water trucking, hygiene kits distributions and others)
  • Improve complaints collection, registration systems and dissemination of information on PAH complaints policy among beneficiaries
  • Improve documentation, data quality and contribute to development of high quality monitoring report (PDM, baselines/end-lines, PIM, assessments)
  1. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assists in designing M&E activities
  • Carries out M&E activities such as household interviews, Focus Group Discussions, Key Informant interviews, observations as well as other baseline and end line studies, Post Distribution Monitoring(PDM) and Participatory Impact Monitoring (PIM) activities as agreed with MEAL Coordinator
  • Provide training for enumerators and assist in drafting training manuals and guidelines
  • Assist in collection of lessons learnt and good practice within the organization
  • Coordinates the field work of enumerators including daily briefing, supervision and debriefing
  • Ensure reliability of collected data through spot random checks
  • Ensure proper storage of collected data including transfer of collected data from mobile phones to kobo tool box
  • Prepare M & E reports including field visits, PDMs, weekly and other adhoc reports with assistance of the MEAL Coordinator
  • Assist MEAL coordinator in data analysis and writing final reports
  • Assist in the monitoring of the performance tracking table
  • Assist in designing assessment plans and tools including the design of data collection forms in Kobo tool box and analysis
  • Collect and register complaints and feedback from beneficiaries as specified in the complaints procedure
  • Address complaints with assistance from the relevant staff members
  • Ensure adherence of PAH policies, tools, and guidelines
  • Any other duties as required by supervisor
  1. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
  • # of quality monitoring reports submitted according to agreed timeline
  • # of complaints collected and properly registered
  • % of beneficiaries informed about PAH complaints policy
  1. COMPETENCES

EDUCATION

EDUCATION
Required:Desirable:
·Degree in Social Sciences or
Economics
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES
Required:Desirable:
– N/A– N/A
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Required:Desirable:
(number of years)(number of years)
·3 years experience in field work with·    At least 3 years MEAL experience
NGO or UN agencies·    Experience in dealing with
·2 years experience in data collection,communities
analysis and reporting
·At least 1 year experience in IDP or
similar setting
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
SUBSTANTIVE KNOWLEDGE
Required:Desirable:
·Knowledge of current MEAL systems·Data analysis
·    Designing tools and strategies for data
collection and analysis
·Statistical software
SKILLS
Required:Desirable:
·Solid command of MS Office·Data analysis
applications – Word, Excel,·Statistical software
PowerPoint, outlook
·Strong skills in report writing
·Strong training and facilitation skills
COMMAND OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES
Required:Desirable:
English –fluent
Somali – fluent

PERSONALITY TRAITS

Required:Desirable
·Analytical mind·    Ability to work with a wide range of
·Strong critical thinkingmaterial, compare and verify
·advanced communication skillsinformation from different sources
·  Accuracy and attention to detail·    Understanding of wider context
·Ability to present information in a
logical well-structured way (both oral
and written)
·  sensitivity to vulnerabilities among
beneficiaries
·team player orientation
·Problems solving skills
·  Mobility and being ready to travel

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send the following documents:

CV and Cover letter explaining how your experience and skills match the requirements with the link below

https://system.erecruiter.pl/FormTemplates/RecruitmentForm.aspx?WebID=9ab93074ac2245 97917822ad08183f91

Deadline for applying is 15th December 2019.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews and tests. Interviews for shortlisted candidates are planned in Mogadishu.

Candidates interested in this position must be ready to attend the interviews and test in Mogadishu. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.