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MEAL Advisor, Assistant at Solidarites International

For over 35 years, the humanitarian aid organization SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL has been committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs:  water, food and shelter.

SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL (SI) has started activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August 2016 in the fields of Wash and is now intervening in 4 areas of the state for Wash and Shelter activities.

Location: Maiduguri, (Borno State) with movements inside the state

Probationary Period: 2 months

Contract Duration: 7 months, subject to renewal upon available donor funding.

Under the MEAL Advisor, the MEAL Advisor Assistant support program and monitoring teams in the field for MEAL methodology adaptation, planning and implementation. He (she) contributes to the capacity building of Program and monitoring teams regarding monitoring activities, contributes to the consolidation of all program data related to monitoring activities and ensures personal flexibility (emergency phase), involvement and respect.

List of principal activities
Relevance, monitoring, accountability and evaluation of activities:
Participate with the DCD, Grant Manager, technical advisors and PMs to the definition of relevant indicators for project proposals
Support, with the support of the MEAL Advisor, all programs to adhere to established monitoring methodology and frameworks
Support, with the MEAL Advisor, the PMs in the development of their specific M&E plans and in the questionnaires creation and update
Accompany teams in the field to undertake MEAL activities or launch specific MEAL activities as designed with the MEAL Advisor or PMs
Support PMs and monitoring teams for database management, data frames creation, cleaning and analysis
Contribute to the revision of APUIC and dashboards updated by field teams
Participate to the definition of an accountability framework and follow up its setting up
Participate to the definition and implementation of internal program evaluations
Capacity Building and Human Resources Follow-up

Assess through scheduled field visits the training needs of monitoring and other program teams
Provide guidance and capacity building to team members on monitoring activities through regular field visits
Prepare with the MEAL Advisor and PMs adapted training for the field teams
Ensure that all SI team members understand and respect the humanitarian principles and working procedures
Support the MEAL Advisor and PMs for recruitment of Monitoring staff (define and correct technical tests, conduct interviews if required) when required
Contribute to the briefing of new local and expatriate staff on the monitoring methodology and mission requirements
Institutional Knowledge Building

Centralize program databases and maps at mission level
Ensure, with the DCD and technical advisors, that the archiving methodology is followed on every program
Develop maps based on the mission requirements and support bases for the development of relevant maps
Contribute, with the support of the MEAL Advisor and other Technical Advisors, to the fact that  activity sheets are developed as planned by the mission
Reporting / coordination / communication / representation

Write weekly reports to his/her line manager and after each field mission/visits
Assist the Grant Manager in reviewing and writing any donor reports for the monitoring related parts
Assist the Grant manager and technical advisors in reviewing monitoring reports
Participate to GIS external meetings and monitoring ones if any
Contribute to the consolidation of 5Ws

Line manager: MEAL Advisor
Functional report’s:  Monitoring teams

III. Profile required :
Training: Preferably a Bachelor's Degree in a related field: Computer Engineering, Statistics, Information management, Social Sciences, WASH, etc. or at least one year of work experience in a related discipline.
Experience in community work with previous experience in project monitoring, preferably with an NGO within Borno States.
Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing, analyzing and reporting
Languages: English, Hausa, Kanuri
IT skills: Excellent knowledge of Office software: Excel, Word, Outlook. Knowledge of data collection tools (Kobo), database management software and GIS software is a must.
Personal qualities: Willingness, ability to perform field work and work under pressure
Reliable, honest, very good organization, resistance to stress, good interpersonal skills (communication), team player

Interested candidates should apply by email with CV and suitability statement as a single attachment to  OR in hardcopy to Solidarités International office at: No 8 Manassa Street, Behind Polo ground, Maiduguri, Borno State. Attention: Carolyn Meyer, MEAL Coordinator.

All applications should be submitted  not later than Wednesday, 12th July 2017. Solidarites International is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to achieving gender balance within the organization.

Email Submission: The subject of the email should be the POSITION TITLE/LOCATION and the CV/Cover Letter should be saved in the applicant’s full name.

Hardcopy Submission: The title of the related position must be written on the envelope.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NOTE: Shortlisting will start as soon as we start receiving applications and deadline might be changed without prior notice.


HR Coordinator

DUE DATE: 12 July, 2017


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