Deadline: 15 November 2019 Who we are GOAL is an international non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organisation dedicated to work towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare and education. We began humanitarian and developmental work in Zimbabwe from 2002. Currently our focus is on, Emergency Response, Livelihoods, Nutrition and WASH activities. Career Opportunities with GOAL GOAL is an equal opportunities employer to all individuals seeking possible employment with the organisation. We are looking for suitably qualified, highly competent and motivated individuals to be part of the GOAL Zimbabwe team on a fixed term duration. Interested employment seekers are invited to apply for the following positions in a project to be confirmed upon availability of funding. General Description of the Role Reporting to the MEAL Coordinator, the Senior MEAL Officer will support the MEAL function and provide technical support to programmes by collaborating with MEAL Officers and implementing partners and stakeholders. S/he will have a functional supporting and supervisory role to Project Level MEAL Officers. The Senior MEAL Officer will have strong engagement on Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Documentation, Core Humanitarian Standards, Accountability, mainstreaming and Compliance issues. Summary of Key Duties To put in place functional planning, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning systems and strategies for the Country Office including a simple and shared data base system/ dashboard tracking performance against targets; Contribute to GOAL M & E component in proposal writing through the development of appropriate logical frameworks and monitoring plans as per donor specifications; To improve the quality of GOAL Zimbabwe’s interventions by strengthening institutional memory and lesson learning through a systematized approach to recording, documenting and internalizing experience with optimum participation of internal and external stakeholders; In coordination with respective technical persons, identify and document cases (success and failure stories) for learning, scale-up and proposal development; Support the design and implementation of research studies, surveys and assessments ensuring the effective participation of all project stakeholders; Coordinate the process of all (internal and external) field surveys, baseline, mid-term and terminal evaluations and Post Distribution Monitoring at Project Levels. This also includes providing required technical assistance in undertaking operational research at Project Level and in/with partner organizations; In collaboration with GOAL Global MIS team, facilitate installation and operationalize Management; Support programme teams in establishing and running effective project-based Community Complaint Response Mechanisms; Conduct training and capacity building of staff involved in institutionalizing information sharing and CRM in GOAL operational areas.
The ideal person should possess the following A degree in Social Science of Social studies or equivalent experience in monitoring and evaluating programs with component of statistical analysis or mathematics preferred; Post graduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation is desirable; Minimum five years previous M&E experience in the humanitarian and development sector; Demonstrable experience with participatory, quantitative and qualitative methods; Proven analytical report writing skills in English (required) and proven ability to give attention to detail; Computers skills – word-processing, spreadsheets, SPSS experience required. MIS, mobile data collection applications and computer database experience preferred; Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and independently within a multicultural team with differing areas of expertise.
To apply Interested individuals who meet the above specifications should apply via email to email@example.com clearly indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email. The application must include an application letter; and a Current CV with full contact details of at least three contactable referees. Please note that applications received outside the stated channels will be disqualified.