Job Title: MEAL Technical Advisor I Reports to: Head of Programming Department: Program Salary Grade: About CRS Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding. CRS first began working in Liberia in 1957, with a permanent country program office opening in 1990. During the ensuing 14+ years of conflict and war, CRS was one of the few agencies to maintain a constant presence in the country, providing life-saving humanitarian assistance to tens of thousands of people. With the establishment of peace, CRS and partners focused increasingly on reconstruction and development activities, working in health, agriculture, livelihoods, peace and justice, and micro-savings. In 2013, the country program began scaling down and beginning in 2016, CRS progressed from Ebola recovery activities and began implementing development programming in the areas of youth livelihoods, peacebuilding, urban WASH and community health. Job Summary: Catholic Relief Service in Liberia is seeking a MEAL Technical Advisor who can provide support to a range of program design and implementation issues in the area of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL), in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines and industry best practices to Country Program (CP) teams to advance the delivery of high- quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. His/Her thorough and service-oriented approach will ensure that the project consistently applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve. Roles and Key Responsibilities: Quality data collection using appropriate MEAL tools, including training and supporting enumerators and arranging field data collection Manage database to ensure that information is accessible and reliable Communicate key project information and results to community members, colleagues and stakeholders Contribute to community conversations to reflect on the project interventions Share ideas and perspectives from observations and interactions with community members, colleagues and stakeholders Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules. Assist partners in their efforts to reflect on project experiences. Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and assisting partners in their efforts to collect and analyze project data per specified mechanisms and tools. Collaborate with local partner(s) to prepare reports per established reporting schedule. Provide analysis of data collected by leading interpretation sessions with programmatic staff. Write reports and study results in collaboration with programmatic staff. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices. Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree strongly preferred. Minimum of 4 years of work experience in project support with direct work function related to MEAL. Experience in the field of youth livelihoods and for an NGO would be a plus. Required Languages – English fluency required. Travel - Ability to travel nationally at the field level and internationally as required, up to 50% of the time. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Observation, active listening and analysis skills with ability to make sound judgment Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners and community members Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented Preferred Qualifications Experience in participatory action planning and community engagement. Must have a master of the English language and have good writing skills Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data strongly preferred. Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Experience using online data collection tools (Iform builder, commcare). Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff) These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. Integrity Continuous Improvement & Innovation Builds Relationships Develops Talent Strategic Mindset Accountability & Stewardship Supervisory Responsibilities None Key Working Relationships: Internal CRS Liberia country team, Regional Technical Advisors, HQ specialists External Project partners, government officials, public and private sector stakeholders, local/international NGOs, and local and international Catholic agencies. ***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Interested and qualified applicants should send their application including a cover letter with phone number and email address, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant diplomas/certificates and the contact details of three (3) professional references . Click the apply button below to apply. Note: Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, CRS will only be accepting electronic submission of applications. DEADLINE FOR THE RECEIVING OF ALL APPLICATIONS IS July 21, 2020 by 2:00PM.
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Job Vacancy: HR/ Admin Assistant Job Title: HR/Administrative Assistant Organization profile and background: Welthungerhilfe Welthungerhilfe was founded in 1962 as the National Committee of the “Freedom from Hunger Campaign” set up by the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). Today it is one of the largest non-governmental organizations working in the area of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. Non-profit making, non-denominational and politically independent, the organization is run by a board of honorary members under the patronage of the German President. Welthungerhilfe is working in 39 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and campaigns publically for fairer cooperation with developing countries. Its work is funded by private donations from the population at large and public grants including USAID/OFDA, ECHO (FPA P-partner), and works with funding from BMZ, German Foreign Office, DEVCO/Europe Aid, DFID, KFW among many others. Welthungerhilfe has been in Liberia since 2003 with a focus on Agriculture/ Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security, Infrastructure and WASH. Location: Based in MONROVIA Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension Job purpose: Providing office management services and supporting the recruitment process of national staff Responsible for providing office management services. This includes maintaining office services and efficiency and filing all office records. Performed clerical and secretarial functions (scanning of documents, drafting of letters, memo, reports, emails, meetings minutes etc) Responsible to: HR Manager Main Responsibilities: • Support recruitment and updating of all staff files • WHH Country Office Management and Maintain Office records • Processing work permit, re-entry visa and airport visa for expats • Filling, Scanning and photo coping of all HR/Admin documents • File all HR/Administrative documents. • Process Work Permits, Re-Entry Visa and Airport Visas for expats • Filed all administrative and HR documents • Organized and monitor the facility to ensure that it is safe, secure, and well maintained. • Request monthly supply for the Country Director and HR/Administration Office used. • Arranged hotel accommodation for expats and national staff • Prepare employment packages for new employees • File, scan and photocopy expats and HR/Administration documents Experience : Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a similar position and in international organizations. Education: University degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, or its equivalent in practical experience Languages: Good command of spoken and written English Familiar with South East Liberia Computer skills: Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially: Word and Excel Good working knowledge of modern communication systems Personal Skills: • Creative, flexible and pro-active • Team player; able to work in a multi-cultural environment • Able to take initiative, self-motivated/independently working • Gender sensitive • Very good listening skills • Willingness to learn and share knowledge Job Vacancy: HR/ Admin Assistant Starting date ASAP Applications for this position should be sent to: Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunities employer, therefore qualified females are encouraged to apply for this position. Please send a motivation letter and CV: Click the apply button below to apply. Closing date: July 20, 2020
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Job Title: Project Officer Reports to: Senior Project Officer Department: Program Salary Grade: 7 About CRS Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding. Job Summary: As a member of the Peacebuilding Unit, you will monitor and report on all project activitiesin support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work serving the poor and vulnerable. Your thorough and service-oriented approach will ensure that the project consistently applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve. Roles and Key Responsibilities: • Support the coordination and implementation of all assigned project activities as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices. • Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules. Assist partners in their efforts to reflect on project experiences. • Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and assisting partners in their efforts to collect and analyze project data per specified mechanisms and tools. Collaborate with local partner(s) to prepare reports per established reporting schedule. • Collect information on staff capacity needs and technical assistance needs of partner organizations and monitor capacity building and technical support activities to ensure effective impact. • Complete project documentation for assigned activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices. Basic Qualifications • High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in project support. Experience in the field of Peacebuilding and for an NGO would be a plus. • Additional experience may substitute for some education. Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 30 %. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Observation, active listening and analysis skills with ability to make sound judgment • Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners and community members • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented Preferred Qualifications • Experience in participatory action planning and community engagement. • Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data preferred. • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff) These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. • Integrity • Continuous Improvement & Innovation • Builds Relationships • Develops Talent • Strategic Mindset • Accountability & Stewardship Supervisory Responsibilities (if none, state none) Key Working Relationships: Internal: CRS Liberia Country Representative, Head of Programming and Senior Project Officer External: CRS partners, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Donors and other identified key stakeholders ***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Interested and qualified applicants should send their application including a cover letter with phone number and email address, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant diplomas/certificates and the contact details of three (3) professional references t: Click the apply button below to apply . Note: Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, CRS will only be accepting electronic submission of applications. DEADLINE FOR THE RECEIVING OF ALL APPLICATIONS IS July 21, 2020 by 2:00PM.
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BRAC is the world’s largest, development organization dedicated to poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor. Initiated in Bangladesh in 1972, BRAC now operates in 11 countries across Asia, Africa and Americas. To counter poverty and promote social empowerment, BRAC strategically integrates development programs in microfinance, agriculture, health, education, human rights and legal aid, community empowerment and more. BRAC Liberia launched in 2008 with programs in Microfinance, Small Enterprise Development, Agriculture Food Security and Livestock, Health, Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents and Ultra Poor Graduation, now impacting the lives of over 560,000 Liberians. BRAC Liberia is looking for a competent, dynamic and self-motivated Liberian to fill the following regular position. Position: Number of Vacancies: One (1) Job Title : Human Resource/Training Officer Tenure : 1 year (Renewable based on need and budget) Salary : Grade 4 Reports to : The Manager, HR Training & Adminstration Duty Station : BRAC Country Office Purpose: The HR Training Officer is responsible for identifying staff training and development needs and for planing, organizing and overseeing appropriate training. Key responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the Manager, HR Training & Administration, the incumbent will be responsible for: 1. BRAC Safeguarding: To implement the BRAC Safeguarding policy and will work to: a . Read, understand, practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action b . Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so. 2 . The Training Officer should administer needs assessment,gauge skills gaps and then address these gaps through tailored training programs; 3 . The Training Officer should also ensure the effectiveness of the instruction by monitoring performance; 4 . Drafting instructional manuals, onboarding materials and other relevant documentation for Microfinance (MF) staff; 5 . Orienting new hires to their function within Brac Microfinance company, as well as established company norms; 6 . Directing and delivering training and development programs, to accomplished company’s goals; 7 . Developed training programs for Credit Officer (CO), Branch Accountants (BA), Branch Managers (BM) etc. through training needs assessment; 8 . Administering regular, needs assessments to identify skills deficits; 9 . Promoting an open knowledge-sharing environment that builds knowledge,skills and service for the benefit of the company as a whole. 10. Monitored staffs’ performance by liasing with line supervisors; 1 1. Ensure training is cost effective and within budget; 1 2. Up holding confidentiality, unless legally mandate to do otherwise; 13. Other duties and responsibilities as required; EDUCATION: BA in Business Administration, sociology and related field; or AA in Social Science. A certificate in training an added advantage,BSC/BA in HR Management or related area. EXPERIENCE: Minimum 3 years of professional experience in HR management or Admimistration, Certificate in Training or presentation skills, an added advantage Skills: The highest levels of integrity and trustworthiness, Good writing and presentation skills, Good interpersonal skills, sound judgment, communication skills,training experience, ability to identify and resolve policy and HR constraints, Ability to read and effectively interpret information, present numerical data, and skillfully gather and analyze information, Demonstrated advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications, Dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction, and able to improve performance through management feedback, Able to work indepently. APPLICATION PROCEDURE BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, our hiring process includes extensive background checks and criminal records disclosure. Brac is an equal opportunities employer. All qualified and interested applicants can submit a cover letter with their CVs with three referees, one of which should be your current or most recent employer/line manager, along with copy of your educational qualification. Applications should be submitted through the system below, click the apply button below. DEADLINE: July 17,2020 PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SHORT LISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.
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BRAC is the world’s largest, development organization dedicated to poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor. Initiated in Bangladesh in 1972, BRAC now operates in 11 countries across Asia, Africa and the Americas. To counter poverty and promote social empowerment, BRAC strategically integrates development programs in microfinance, agriculture, health, education, human rights and legal aid, community empowerment and more. BRAC Liberia launched in 2008 with programs in Microfinance, Small Enterprise Development, Agriculture, Food Security and Livestock, Health, Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents, and Ultra Poor Graduation now impacting the lives of over 560,000 Liberians. BRAC Liberia is looking for a competent, dynamic and self-motivated individual to fill the following regular position. Position: Number of Vacancies: (1) Job Title : Business Development Manager Tenure : 1 year (Renewable based on Project and budget) Salary : Negotiable: Reports to : Managing Director, Microfinance Duty Station : Country Office Purpose: The Microfinance growth strategy requires the recruitment of a dedicated professional to develop and implement new growth strategies, research product needs and develop new offerings for the achievement of revenue goals for BRAC Liberia Microfinance Company Limited. Key responsibilities: 1. Responsible for leading the development of strategic partnerships and concept notes for new products for Microfinance 2. Perform market research to identify new business opportunities and engage with Microfinance Managers to establish strategies for pursuing those new opportunities. 3. Establish a business development plan for attracting new clients. 4. Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction 5. Develop a network to expand BLMCL new businesses 6. Analyze customer base and current sales strategies and identify opportunities to increase efficiency and profitability. 7. Partnership management and business development: participate in coordination meetings with donors, stakeholders, NGOs, local organizations, and high level government officials when and as requested. 8. Establish and maintain liaison with existing and potential donors, Programme partners 9. Explore potential funding and Programme partnerships for business development. Knowledge, Skills and competencies: 1. Great leadership skills 2. Top-notch analytical skills with an eye for detail and the ability to travel to meet clients, attend conferences and research new markets as needed 3. Strong organizational and record keeping skills 4. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Gmail (email) and use of the internet 5. Strong relationship building skills and teamwork 6. Willingness to learn, give and receive feedback, and try new approaches 7. Sound decision making skills Education and experience: Education: MA, Social Sciences preferably, in Marketing/Accounting or Finance Experience: 3+ years working in a business development role in financial services environment Application procedure BRAC is committed to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, our hiring process includes extensive background checks and a criminal records disclosure. BRAC is an equal opportunities employer. All qualified and interested applicants can submit a cover letter with their CVs with three referees, one of which should be your current or most recent employer/line manager, along with copy of your educational qualifications. Applications should be submitted through the system below. Deadline: 17, July 2020 Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.
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Position Title: Finance Manager Position Number: 7007 Reports To: Associate Director, Finance & Operations (FHI Clinical) Project Worksite: Central Office Project title: Support to NIAID DCR Partnership for Research on Vaccines and Infectious Diseases in Liberia (PREVAIL): Clinical Research Infrastructure in International Locations. Purpose: Facilitate the implementation of clinical research programs in international settings with a focus on infectious diseases. The main areas of intervention are research infrastructure defined as “PREVAIL warm base” and the conduct of PREVAIL clinical research studies. Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. as mandated by NIAID DCR will oversee the implementation of this program working in close collaboration with its subcontractor, FHI Clinical Inc. FHI Clinical Inc. (FHIC) is seeking the services of a Finance Manager to support the PREVAIL project activities in Liberia. This position will be filled locally, and Liberian nationals will be given priority in the recruitment process. About PREVAIL: PREVAIL, or the Partnership for Research on Vaccines and Infectious Diseases in Liberia, is a clinical research partnership between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Liberian Ministry of Health Summary of Position: The Finance Manager oversees the management of the field financial activities working in close collaboration with FHIC Headquarters (HQ) Finance team. The main tasks comprise the creation of financial management systems which include the setup of the field accounting systems, budgeting, monitoring tools, and, the production of periodic reports such as the monthly financial reports in accordance with the established rules and regulations. Provides leadership and technical guidance for compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP) and local rules to field finance team. Knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) will also be required. Experience in comprehensive management of business support and compliance functions in organizations funded via government, contracts. Description of Responsibilities: Reviews and analyzes monthly financial reports regarding budgets, which includes actual spend, forecasting and revenues projections. Provides recommendations and consults with management on financial projects and compliances. Assists field office and HQ in the preparation of financial accruals, pipeline analyses, burn rates, etc. Helps interprets local laws pertaining financial obligations in country and regularly reports all problematic issues or conditions that may pose a risk to the implementation of the project’s activities. Creates and provides financial reporting for annual budget planning, audit reviews and assessments. Engaged in the more critical and confidential aspects of financial analysis. Assists with development and management of internal financial audits. Works with confidential data, which if disclosed, might have significant internal and / or external effect. Keeps abreast with the latest trends in financial accounting and changes in legislation. Trains and oversees direct reports to ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures, as well as GAAP practices. Regularly monitors written and verbal communication with project and client relationships. Provides guidance and oversight to direct report(s) including the management of workload, special projects, performance management, salary review, and career development. All other duties as assigned. Skills: Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with accounting, financial controls, and financial information systems. Sound knowledge and experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) practices and reporting guidelines. Background and job-related experience in CAS and FAR regulations. Ability to influence, motivate, negotiate and work will with others. Is well-versed in laws and regulations that have impact on financial analysis and management controls. Ability to provide strategic leadership and advice to team, exchange information and collaborate with colleagues and peers within and outside the organization. Possesses a full understanding of the organizational structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area and the entire organization. Must have excellent communication, diplomatic and negotiation skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent and demonstrated organizational and presentation skills. Excellent and demonstrated project management skills. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a timely manner. Leadership Competencies: Commitment to the Organization, its Mission and Values Cultural Sensitivity / Valuing Diversity Building and Managing Relationships / Encourages Collaboration Performance Management / Promotes Staff Accountability Conflict Management / Coaching and Mentoring Results Orientation / Commitment to Excellence Knowledge Sharing / Continuous Learning Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Finance or related field. Preferred Job-related Experience: At least 5-8 years of related work experience, including three (3) years in management and three (3) years working at the corporate or organization level. Additional Eligibility Qualifications: Past experience managing a financial analysis department is required. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English. Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO) and working with an international organization is required. How to Apply: Apply through the system below. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned with or without notice. FHI Clinical values the diversity of our workforce. Without limiting the scope of the preceding provision, all persons who work or who seek to work in Liberia are entitled to enjoy and to exercise the rights and protections conferred by the Decent Work Act of 2015 irrespective of: race, tribe, indigenous group, language, colour, descent, national, social or ethnic extraction or origin, economic status, community or occupation; immigrant or temporary resident status; sex, gender identity or sexual orientation; marital status or family responsibilities; previous, current or future pregnancy or breastfeeding; age; creed, religion or religious belief; political affiliation or opinion, or ideological conviction; physical or mental disability; health status including HIV or AIDS status, whether actual or perceived; irrelevant criminal record, acquittal of a crime or dismissal of a criminal prosecution against them; or personal association with someone possessing or perceived to possess one or more of these attributes.
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Sales Manager We are looking for a highly organized, detail oriented, and experienced leader to manage our sales team. The Sales Manager will lead the company’s efforts to expand product sales and distribution across Liberia, build and deploy sales force, develop and implement systems and tools to manage performance across all sales channels, and manage data analytics tools to optimize revenue and sales force performance. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset, a can-do attitude, and are looking to join a dynamic and exciting young company that will challenge you to perform at your peak, then J-Palm Liberia just might be the place for you! Duties and responsibilities: Sales Planning and Strategy Execution
- Create and implement strategies to grow sales volume and revenues across multiple channels and locations across Liberia.
- Collaborate with senior management team to develop annual, quarterly, monthly, and daily sales targets. Communicate and manage performance targets for all members of the sales team, across all channels.
- Create route-to-market framework, and develop systems for prospecting, marketing, sales, and after-sales support for retail clients.
- Identify potential distributors/ stockists, and work with them to build sales networks within specified territories.
- Oversee timely deliveries of all customer orders.
- Develop and implement a comprehensive framework to maintain superior performance for all members of the sales team
- Create and continuously update files on all sales team members, with biographical as well as sales performance data
- Host regular weekly sales meetings, to assess performance and challenges, and to align on weekly plans and goals
- Research and design company-wide programs and policies to address constraints to sales force effectiveness
- Develop and implement strong performance management systems to ensure transparency and accountability across the entire Sales Department
- Generate daily, weekly and monthly sales reports for CEO, as well as quarterly reports for Board of Directors.
- Manage and maintain responsibility over all Accounts Receivables.
- Create weekly, monthly, and quarterly forecasts to guide production and supply chain decision-making.
- 5+ years’ experience in sales and marketing. Preference will be given to candidates who have successfully managed sales and distribution of physical products in a startup company, or who led marketing and sales of new products within a large company.
- Experience in a supervisory or managerial role is a plus.
- Must be highly analytical, be comfortable with numbers, and have possess excellent written and oral communications skills.
- Familiarity with the skin and hair care market is a plus.
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Africabio Enterprises, Inc. invites applications from competent and experienced individuals for the following position: Job Title: Data Manager: Job Summary: Develop and run a study database. Responsibilities:
- Setup & administer clinical database.
- Supervise data entry. Manage/ ensure data integrity and confidentiality.
- Develop & ensure compliance of data management SOPs.
- Manage IT hardware/software/architecture.
- Monitor the generation of data daily while trouble shooting any data related issues that may come up during the study.
- Coordinate with the Study Coordinator in generating daily and weekly reports.
- Any other responsibilities assigned to by Supervisor and Study Coordinator.
- Good knowledge of Data management system (QA/QC).
- At least three years of work experience in similar position.
- Experience in clinical data management, or related area is required.
- A first level university degree (Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Information Science, Information Systems or related field).
- Results and quality oriented.
- Behavioral flexibility.
- Stress management.
- High ethical standards, customer services skills, and willingness to learn.
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The Khana Group (TKG) is a leading social impact research and consulting firm with offices in Liberia, Nigeria, Ghana and the United States. The firm has a mission to transform lives and create sustainable solutions across Africa by using data and cultural/local context to inform programmatic and policy decisions and develop strategies to increase social impact for clients and partners. TKG works with non-governmental organizations, international donor organizations, governments, and commercial clients across Africa, Europe, and North America. Job Description The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is a highly technical role based in Monrovia, Liberia. The candidate will support research and evaluation activities across the firm, including conducting rigorous evaluations (i.e. research design, sampling, instrument development, data collection etc.) for various projects and understanding the full spectrum of research implementation. We are looking for someone with strong quantitative and qualitative evaluation and data collection background, experience using a variety of software for data collection and analysis and experience with various evaluation and research methodologies. Key Responsibilities and Tasks
- Support the implementation of research, project evaluations and data collection
- Support the entire M&E / research process – project inception, literature review, research design and methodology, questionnaire adaptation / development based on research / evaluation indicators, conversion of questionnaire to electronic format, material development, training, community entry, qualitative and quantitative data collection, quality control and risk mitigation processes, data cleaning and analysis; and reporting
- Support the development of M&E databases, policies and procedures, and systems
- Provide guidance and in some cases lead annual project reviews, participatory impact assessments, process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons-learned workshops
- Contribute to policy/technical notes, concept notes and lead research reports writing
- With stakeholders, set out the framework and procedures for the evaluation of project activities
- Review the quality of existing social and economic data in the project area, the methods of collecting it and the degree to which it will provide good statistics for impact evaluation
- Support the organization in areas of business development and serve as technical writer in response to Request for Proposals or other types of solicitations
- A minimum of a Master’s degree in Economics, Political Science, Applied Statistics, or related field
- A minimum of 5 years of relevant international experience with progressive responsibilities in oversight of research, impact evaluations and data collection funded by bilateral (USAID, MCC, DFID) or multilateral (World Bank, UN) research and evaluation projects that leverages academic training and practical experience in quantitative research/evaluation and statistical methodologies.
- Experience using various data analysis packages (i.e. SPSS, STATA, Nvivo, Atlas TI) and conducting various evaluations (i.e. Impact Evaluation, Value for Money, Baseline / Mid Line / End Line) is also essential
- Experience in quantitative and/or qualitative data collection methodologies and relating software packages (e.g. ODK, SurveyCTO, Surveytogo, Survey Solutions, Magpi or similar platform) is necessary
- Ability to effectively work in teams and embrace participatory approaches.
- Experience conducting remote surveys and managing remote teams is highly desirable
- Proven ability to develop user-friendly technical documents
- Strong interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, organizational and team-work skills
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Action Against Hunger is an international network (Paris, New York, London, Toronto, Madrid and New Delhi) committed to ending world hunger. Action Against Hunger (AAH) has been working in Liberia since 1991 with the purpose to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable people, at first during the emergencies and then in a more development setting, until the 2014 Ebola outbreak and the emergency it generated in the country. AAH interventions in Liberia aim at improving the nutrition security of the population, with particular focus on children under-five and pregnant and lactating women. AAH aims at doing so by implementing multi-sectorial programs, which encompass direct nutrition intervention and prevention activities to address the underlining causes of undernutrition, i.e. poor health, food insecurity, poor care practices, and poor access to water and sanitation. AAH also has an integrated advocacy strategy in the mission that cuts across all the sectors. Action Against Hunger is recruiting a MEAL (monitoring, evaluation, accountability, learning) manager in nutrition in the context of COVID-19 to implement of MEAL system for the emergency program.The position is based in Monrovia with frequent travel to the program intervention. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES - Ensure the emergency project has specific MEAL framework, developed to guide project start-up, implementation, adjustment, accountability and learning in compliance with Action Against Hunger (AAH) MEAL Guidelines and Minimum Requirements for MEAL. - Train and capacity build the emergency program team on the required monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning, with emphasize on the MEAL tools, information management and use. - Data from the outreach teams (contact tracers, covid-19 case investigators etc) provide timely / daily information - Monitor and report on the accountability to the affected people, community and other stakeholder feedback and participation throughout the implementation period. - Put in place and manage in a participatory a Feedback and Complaint Response system Mechanism (FCRM) to ensure programme accountability towards the project stakeholders at all levels. - Support survey process and quality review of data from surveys (KAP, SMART, SQEAC, NCA, PVCA, baseline – end line), Post-Distribution Monitoring and mapping exercise as needed. - Facilitate the analysis by producing visual summaries (maps, graphs) upon request of the coordination team - Document good practice from planning, implementation, monitoring and - Participate and Support the regular field activity reports - Ensure the Monthly activity progress reports are submitted on time QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor of Arts or Science/Bac (or higher) in International Relations/Affairs, Humanitarian Affairs, International Development, Public Health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, Epidemiology, Demography or related field - Minimum 5 years relevant work experience in a similar role, with minimum 2 year humanitarian experience REQUIRED COMPETENCE AND SKILLS: - Fluency in English - Solid knowledge and experience in the use of MS Excel - Solid knowledge of the Logical Framework approach - Proven management and coordination skills (HR, projects) - Proficiency with Open Data Kit (ODK) and/or other mobile data collection tools (Commcare, DataWinners, ONA) - Extensive background in humanitarian MEAL - MEAL or operational background related to at least 2 of the following sectors: Nutrition, Health, WASH, Food Security, Resilience, and livelihood programmes - Good quantitative analysis skills (experience with statistical software is an asset, especially SPSS, EPI Info, ENA for SMART, and/or Stata) - Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills - Diplomacy and good interpersonal skills, with the ability to remain calm under pressure and not lose sight of strategic priorities. Remuneration package Starting date: 15th July 2020 Duration of contract: 12 month Monthly basic salary: between 1317 USD and 1436 USD based on profile Monthly transport allowance:75 USD Monthly education allowance: 90 USD Medical insurance HOW TO APPLY: Send your motivation letter, CV with names of three (3) referees . Click the apply button below to apply. Deadline for the receipt of applications is 1st July 2020. Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be sorted on a rolling basis. Action Against Hunger is an equal opportunity Employer. Women are strongly encourage to apply
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