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Senior MEL Officer

Closing: Jun 17, 2024

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Published: Jun 4, 2024 (14 days ago)

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Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years professional experience in high-quality professional roles, with at least 2 years in a leadership role involving MEL or data and evidence broadly.
  • Expertise with selected data analysis and visualization tools e.g PowerBI; ability to execute high-quality analysis and visualizations independently.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating data systems for Education, WASH and GBV programs.

Reporting: This position reports to the Senior MEL Manager/Data Manager with a dotted line to the Impact, Partnership and Learning Director

Functional Skills

  • Developing expertise
  • Managing tasks
  • Articulating information
  • Examining information

Behavioural Competencies/Attributes

  • Team working
  • Establishing rapport
  • Directing people
  • Generating ideas
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization, all interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed Cover letter and CV to [email protected] 


Responsibilities

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years professional experience in high-quality professional roles, with at least 2 years in a leadership role involving MEL or data and evidence broadly.
  • Expertise with selected data analysis and visualization tools e.g PowerBI; ability to execute high-quality analysis and visualizations independently.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating data systems for Education, WASH and GBV programs.

Reporting: This position reports to the Senior MEL Manager/Data Manager with a dotted line to the Impact, Partnership and Learning Director

Functional Skills

  • Developing expertise
  • Managing tasks
  • Articulating information
  • Examining information

Behavioural Competencies/Attributes

  • Team working
  • Establishing rapport
  • Directing people
  • Generating ideas
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization, all interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed Cover letter and CV to [email protected] 


MEL Management (65%)

  • Work with Program teams to integrate MEL into ongoing program planning and implementation activities.
  • Work with program teams to streamline their data systems, define key indicators, and ensure seamless, timely, high-quality data including refinement and development of data collection instruments.
  • Coordinate with program teams to review indicator updates on a monthly basis. Generate data reports (tables/graphs/reports) from the program databases at regular intervals, ensuring reports/information are available for program implementation staff as required. Facilitate data analysis with program implementation team as requested.
  • Lead the execution of diverse data and evidence activities, including baselines, routine monitoring, evidence reviews, analyses, and one-off evaluations. Ensure successful data collection, analysis, and reporting to drive better program decisions and impact.
  • Directly manage MEL coordinators responsible field based activities for different programs.
  • Contribute to ongoing MEL-related professional development for MEL and build the capacity of all relevant team members to develop and maintain a robust MEL system

Reporting, Communications and Fundraising Support (15%)

  • Develop and adapt monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reporting tools and provide support to MEL Coordinators to use the reporting templates.
  • Support creation of draft monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports as needed and upon request by MEL Manager, Impact and Learning Manager and the Advancement team.
  • Manage relationships with partners as requested
  • Represent SHOFCO in Partnership meetings as requested

Information Management (15%)

  • Enhance monitoring of program outputs and quality, generate quality evidence on program impact and promote and ensure use of data for decision-making processes.
  • Support program teams use of CommCare and other MIS systems for program management and reporting.
  • Provide assistance for integration of forms and surveys into CommCare
  • Assist in creation and management of MEL information storage systems and ensure MEL data is backed-up on an ongoing basis

Administration (5%)

  • Provide management oversight and leadership, as requested by, and in collaboration

    with, the MEL Manager and Impact and Learning Director.

  • Participate in and contribute to internal and external mid-management meetings when applicable
  • Support general operations as needed including review and approval of field based CIFF / Mastercard MEL activities.
  • Safeguarding is all staff’s responsibility at SHOFCO. The Senior MEL officer is expected to escalate any safeguarding issues identified to the People and Culture and/or Safeguarding department.


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