Concern Worldwide is an Irish-based non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization, dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Concern is currently recruiting the below post:
Job Code: 24-014-NH (You must quote this code on your application)
Job Title: MEAL Officer – THRIVE (x1)
Location: Grand Bassa County with frequent travel to Concern Worldwide program locations.
Reporting To: MEAL Coordinator
Responsible For: N/A
Contract duration: Fixed-Term
Job Purpose: As a member of our team, you will work under the supervision of the MEAL Coordinator, ensuring the delivery of high-quality programs and fostering learning through quantitative and qualitative monitoring. Your primary responsibility will be to be accountable to the beneficiaries of Concern’s programs. In collaboration with the MEAL Coordinator and as part of our MEAL team, you will actively contribute to advancing the country program’s learning agenda. Your role will be crucial in driving positive change and fostering program improvement at Concern.
Participate in and actively contribute to programme coordination meetings and planning sessions; Work with project teams and partners to ensure M&E plans are in place and followed and that reporting templates are up-to-date, effective and appropriate; Support the routine monitoring of on-going interventions, liaising as necessary with Concern’s MEAL Coordinator; Review and revise M&E reports providing feedback and quality assurance on data analysis and writing before sharing to external parties. This includes supporting programme teams in the writing of donor reports; Act as focal point and work cooperatively for the planning and implementation of M&E activities throughout the project cycle (baseline, midline, endline, evaluation) of Concern, partners and consortium members; Document, advise and implement learning on M&E tools and strategy being fully incorporated into programme design.
Ensure the project beneficiary data base is up to date and regularly updated; Improve the storage and dissemination of information within the programme; Ensure that appropriate data collection technologies, and tools are used for data storage and management.
Line manage and coach junior staff members to ensure they fully understand outcomes which are expected of them, through Concern’s Performance Development Reviews system (PDR’s); Capacity building of national project staff and partners with updates on training materials and technical knowhow; Build the capacity of the M&E team and wider programme team in the collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, including the organisation of training seminars; Ensure team members are aware of core Concern policies and procedures relevant to their work, and with the support of others, carry out regular briefings on these policies, including the Code of Conduct and its Associated policies, security management, accountability. Contribute to the implementation of these policies.
Experience & Qualification:
∙ University Degree in M&E, Statistics, Social Sciences, Development Studies, or related field
∙ Experience working in Liberia rural areas
∙ A strong understanding of Gender mainstreaming
∙ A background in project monitoring of Livelihood, WASH, Nutrition and Health programmes
∙ Experience of working with Local partners.
∙ Knowledge of Core Humanitarian Standards, Sphere and Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS).
∙ Strong interest in the application of Information and Communication Technology to MEAL
How to apply:
By email to: email@example.com with the JOB CODE 24-014-NH MEAL Officer-THRIVE clearly in the SUBJECT LINE. By Hand to: HR Department, Concern Worldwide, Building Number-5 Andalucía’s Complex Compound Number-2, Between 6th & 7th Streets Sinkor Beachside, Behind Home City Furniture Store, Monrovia.
JOB CODE 24-014-NH MEAL Officer-THRIVE clearly indicated on the envelope.
Applications must include the following:
∙ JOB CODE 24-014-NH MEAL Officer-THRIVE
∙ A letter of application stating why you believe you are the best suited for the position.
∙ A copy of your CV (maximum 4 pages) giving active daytime contacts.
∙ Names and addresses of two (2) work-related referees with professional e-mail addresses.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 5:00 pm on Monday 12th February 2024.
FEMALE APPLICANTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Safeguarding at Concern: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and
agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work or volunteer with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working or volunteering with Concern is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking.
Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.