Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have MSc or BSc. in Economics, Development Studies, Statistics/Management or another related field?
Do you have a minimum of 7 years of proven ability & experience in programme monitoring, evaluation, accountability & learning (MEAL) –preferably in Gambella refugees’ response programmes and local contexts in Ethiopia?
Do you have Knowledge and practice of SAFE programming and international standards like Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), SPHERE, LEGS etc?
If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you>
We are looking for Consortium MEAL Coordinator is responsible to lead MEAL functions of the ECHO HIP 2021 Consortium programme to be implemented in the field offices Tigray and Gambella including methodological design, preparing data collection tools, lead data collection, data cleaning and data analysis and reporting MEAL activities, design and manage to MEAL capacity building plans and ensure program quality as per Oxfam program quality standard, Core Humanitarian Standards as well as CAMSA minimum requirement. She/He is also responsible to harmonize MEAL requirements of the donor with Oxfam and consortium members MEAL systems. The Consortium MEAL Manager works closely with the field programme teams, PQL team at Addis level, Other INGOs, partners and other local agencies and key line-local Government officials.
This role is also responsible for developing and coordinating the implementation of a comprehensive MEAL system to enhance our ability to demonstrate the impact of our long-term development programme needs and humanitarian response in the implementation of regions for both refugee and host community response programs.
What we are looking for
The consortium MEAL Coordinator position will require to be an exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:
- MSc or BSc. in Economics, Development Studies, Statistics/Management or another related field
- Minimum of 7 years of proven ability & experience in programme monitoring, evaluation, accountability & learning (MEAL) –preferably in Gambella refugees’ response programmes and local contexts in Ethiopia.
- Knowledge and practice of SAFE programming and international standards like Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), SPHERE, LEGS etc
- Proven experience in gender analysis and integrating gender and safe programming(protection) into programmes
- Excellent computer skills and ability to work in a challenging and dynamic context
- Excellent English writing skills
- Fluent English language, ability to communicate in local language would be an added advantage
- Commitment to overcome poverty and suffering.
- Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
- Ability to work well under pressure and in response to changing needs.
- Ability to travel and to work in difficult circumstances.
- Fluency in English is essential
- Experience of working effectively within a large international agency including, in refugee response setting, previous experience with ECHO & UNHCR projects would be an added advantage
- Research background and knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS or STATA)
- Good understanding of WASH and EFSVL programming in refugee response programming
- Prior experience training/accompanying/learning in the field.
- Experience leading strategy development and implementation monitoring in collaboration with staff
- Proven ability to synthesize and distil information from a variety of sources, to draw lessons from project documentation
- An applicant with knowledge of the local language is preferable.
This role will allow you to act as a key contributor to our work of supporting those most in need. You will also have a chance to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and internationally-focused environment and we offer fair pay and competitive benefits package.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up-to-date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile through using Oxfam’s internal /External application portal https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk / or https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/15681/description on or before 23rd September 2021.
Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV and your responses to the above questions. You need not comment on your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
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- Address Addis Ababa
- Experience Level Senior
- Total Years Experience 5-10
- Qualification BA/BSc