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M & E Coordinator

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M & E Coordinator

From14-06-2017 Locationna Hoursna Educationna

Objective

The purpose of the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator position is to actively lead and support War Child Holland’s M&E practices by introducing, developing and maintaining systems and tools.

The M&E Coordinator leads in the systematic collection of data, and ensures the effective use of M&E information and reports to make necessary changes in project implementation and inform programming and project design. The M&E Coordinator plays a key role in building the competencies of staff, partners and relevant actors in programs and projects.

 

Position within the organisation

The M&E Coordinator is part of the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation (RM&E) Unit and reports directly to the RM&E Advisor. S/he works closely with other staff of the RM&E Unit, Project Managers and Coordinators, Technical Specialists and with counterparts of other organizations through relevant networks. S/he provides leadership, guidance, recommendations and support to ensure that the M&E systems meet the needs of programs and projects, managers, and senior management.

 

Result areas

Monitoring and Evaluation standards, guidelines, methods and tools

 Develops M&E guidelines, methods and tools;

 Designs data collection tools as and when required;

 Leads the development of M&E plans and supports M&E aspects of projects;

 Supports program and project design to ensure adherence to sector and WCH standards for program and project M&E;

 Ensures the M&E components of projects are implemented through guiding, supporting and building the competency of the staff of War Child and partner organisations;

 Provides advice to the Program Implementation Manager, Project Managers and Coordinators and local partners on necessary adjustments to projects during implementation;

 Supports program staff and local partners in the implementation of M&E tools.

 

Supports oversight and management of data and information systems

 Assists program teams to use a Management Information System (MIS) to support data collection, analysis and reporting needs;

 Assists in the processing, analysis and reporting of data where needed;

 Develop and/or streamline reporting templates that facilitate the acquisition, aggregation and flow of information in and between programs and projects;

 

Capacity Building of WCH staff and partners

 Supports and builds capacity of the local partner and War Child staff to ensure quality and timely M&E of programs and projects;

 Identifies and addresses shortfalls in M&E and information management and execution in collaboration with Research, Monitoring and Evaluation and Program Design departments; includes advising and coaching when appropriate;

 Assists in the recruitment of competent M&E staff.

 

Internal and External Coordination

 Provides support to and coordinate between offices and programs in all aspects of country-relevant M&E and information management;

 Participates in M&E and information management-related working groups and maintain close working relationships with counterparts in other relevant international NGOs, and local NGOs and associations in Lebanon;

 Represents WCH externally, in relevant platforms/networks focused on M&E and information management of programs and projects.

 

Knowledge and Experience

  • Relevant academic background (eg: development, statistics, demography, social science)
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative M&E systems and tools;
  • Minimum 2-4 years of active M&E experience in social development programming required;
  • Proven ability to work productively with a variety of stakeholders to run participatory processes and meet tight deadlines with an emphasis on producing quality products;
  • Experience conducting interviews and focus group discussions with vulnerable persons as well as a variety of stakeholders;
  • Experience in data analysis and assessments;
  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with: Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, SPSS, Access, SQL, and any other statistical packages;
  • Background in programming and database management strongly preferred
  • Commitment to local capacity building and the ability to engage local stakeholders in the project design and implementation.

 

Skills

  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Able to quickly identify needs / gaps and work towards solutions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written Arabic and English;
  • Strong research and writing skills;
  • Ability to produce high quality reports;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills; maintains close working relationships with local authorities, international NGOs, and local NGOs and associations;
  • Culturally sensitive;
  • Result-oriented.

 

 

     
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