MEDAIR Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in South Sudan

MEDAIR is a Christian humanitarian international NGO founded in 1988, with its HQ in Switzerland. 
MEDAIR’s mission is to respond to human suffering in emergency and disaster situations by implementing multisectoral relief and rehabilitation projects in a compassionate and serving attitude inspired by its Christian ethos. 
Medair’s unswerving commitment continues to bring hope to the world’s most vulnerable.

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Applications are hereby invited from qualified persons to fill the position mentioned above, based in South Sudan.

Key Responsibility Areas:
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Develop and oversee M&E country strategy and M&E system for all country projects.
  • Coordinate with relevant field and Headquarter technical advisors for recommended indicators and review of measurement plans.
  • Develop monitoring plans for all proposals in collaboration with programme teams.
  • Work with staff to develop and standardise survey tools and other data collection forms for monitoring programmes.
  • Coordinate and oversee implementation of qualitative and quantitative data collection such as baseline surveys, needs assessments, KPC/KAP surveys, mid-term and end of project evaluations and other relevant monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Liaise with consultants for new survey methodologies if not experienced (SMART ENA or LQAS).
  • Encourage retention of M&E institutional memory in programmes by advising on reporting and communication of lessons learned for the benefit of present and future projects.
  • Act as focal point for HAP-I for the South Sudan programme, promoting its principles and advising on action to be taken
Programme Management Support
  • Train relevant programme staff on M&E tools, data collection, analysis, basic survey and sampling techniques.
  • Assist project staff in providing relevant data as needed for regular monitoring of programme progress.
Donor Communication
  • Support M&E elements of proposal and report writing including provision of data, indicator progress and monitoring plans in cooperation with field managers and Headquarters sector advisors.
  • Liaise with Headquarters for update and follow-up of donor procedures/guidelines.
  • Ensure respect of contractual deadline for submission of proposals and reports to donors.
  • Update boilerplate and donor guidelines.
Experience and competencies
  • Graduate Degree in Public Health, International Development or other relevant Social Science
  • Training in Epidemiology and Statistics
  • 2 years management experience
  • 1 year of experience managing a humanitarian M&E system including supervising household surveys
  • Microsoft Office – very proficient with excel
  • Proficiency using SPSS, STATA, EPI-INFO and/or SMART –ENA software desirable
  • Self-motivated, Good communication skills and creative
  • An ability to fit into a team as an ‘encourager’ especially during field visits
  • Written: an ability to target different audiences and to tailor output accordingly, ability to process, synthesize and analyse large amounts of complex data into readable and concise formats against tight deadlines
  • Ability to write proposals, reports and technical documents
  • Strong working knowledge of spoken and written English language
Applications to be sent to:
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Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
Closing date for receiving applications is 4th of November 2012

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