Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Officer needed at African Women in Media

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Job title : Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Officer

Job Location : Abia

Deadline : May 31, 2024

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About the role 

  • As a Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Officer, you will play a critical role in ensuring the effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability of our programs and projects.
  • Working within our organization, you will be responsible for developing and implementing robust monitoring and evaluation systems, facilitating learning processes, and promoting accountability to stakeholders.
  • You will work closely with the program managers, AWiM staff, and partners to gather data, analyze results, and make evidence-based recommendations for program improvement. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E): 

  • Develop and implement comprehensive M&E frameworks, systems, and tools for projects and programs. 
  • Design data collection methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative approaches, to measure program outcomes and impact. 
  • Conduct regular monitoring of projects to ensure compliance with established standards and procedures. 
  • Analyze and interpret M&E data to identify trends, challenges, and opportunities for program enhancement. 
  • Prepare timely and accurate M&E reports for internal and external stakeholders. 

Accountability: 

  • Establish mechanisms for collecting and responding to feedback from beneficiaries and other stakeholders. 
  • Ensure that accountability standards and principles are integrated into all aspects of program design and implementation. 
  • Facilitate participatory approaches to decision-making and project design, involving beneficiaries and communities in the process. 

Learning: 

  • Facilitate knowledge-sharing and learning processes within the organization, capturing and disseminating best practices, lessons learned, and innovations. 
  • Support capacity-building initiatives to strengthen M&E and learning competencies among staff and partners. 
  • Contribute to the development of case studies, success stories, and other knowledge products to showcase program impact and achievements. 

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in International Development, Social Sciences, Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, or a related field. 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in monitoring, evaluation, and learning, preferably in the international development sector. 
  • Strong understanding of M&E principles, methodologies, and best practices. 
  • Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative data analysis techniques and tools. 
  • Experience in developing and managing M&E frameworks, indicators, and tools. 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and facilitation skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams. 
  • Proficiency in relevant software applications, such as MS Excel, SPSS, STATA, or NVivo. 
  • Fluency in English (additional language proficiency is an asset). 

How to Apply for this Offer

To apply submit a cover letter that demonstrates why you are suited for this role and your CV. Send these to blessing@africanwomeninmedia.com with the subject line ‘MEAL Officer 

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