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4Children Uganda KCHPF Meal Officer
Catholic Relief Service
Deadline of this Job:
March 24TH 2017
Position Title: 4Children Uganda KCHPF Meal Officer
Supervisor: 4Children Uganda Program Manager
Position Grade: 6
Position Type: Full-time
Area of interest: Program Quality
Location: Uganda kampala
Catholic Relief Services (CR8) carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is' at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staffand as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) is a ﬁve-year USAlD- funded project implemented by a consortium of organizations led by Catholic Relief Services with partners lntraHealth, Maestral, Pact, Plan and Westat. 4Children is designed to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) affected by Hl\/ and AIDS and other adversities
The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Otﬁcer will work directly with 4Children staff and partners to ensure implementation of high quality MEAL in Uganda. With technical support from 4Children’s Evidence Building and Technical Director and the CRS MEAL Manager in Uganda, s/he will support the development of an effective MEAL system and data collection tools, collect data using qualitative and quantitative methods, conduct data entry and analysis, and accompany partner staff in doing the same
Support the development and implementation of MEAL Systems:
Support ﬁeld staff in strengthening the MEAL systems and capacity of local partner organizations to improve program quality through the provision of on-the- job support.
Promote the use of current Agency and Regional MEAL guidance and PQ references in own assignments and in the capacity building of ﬁeld staff.
Participate in ﬁeld-level proiect review meetings to support and validate the data collected and suggest areas for improvement.
Key Working Relationships:
internal: 4Children Uganda Project Director, 4Children Uganda Program Manager, CRS MEAL Manager, 4Children Evidence Building Technical Director, KCHPF Technical Manager, CRS Head of Programs, other CRS Uganda program staff External: Local and international partner staff
Desired MEAL Competences:
MEAL in Design: Developing project-level Theories of Change, Results Frameworks, Programes, related MEAL system tools and components, and accompanying MEAL narratives. Monitoring: implementing monitoring activities, including timely collection of quality data, set up and maintenance of databases, facilitation of participatory reﬂection on monitoring results, and submission of timely progress reports. Evaluation: Supporting project and program evaluations and reviews by ensuring the quality of evaluation methods, tools, and data and facilitating the use of evaluation results to inform decision-making and enhance learning Accountability: improving our accountability to a range of stakeholders through increased participation, transparent communication, responsive feedback mechanisms and adherence to internal and external quality standards and requirements. Learning: Promoting excellent knowledge management and collaborative teaming processes at the project, program and institutional levels, generating robust evidence for project and programmatic learning that leads to action, decision-making and inﬂuence. Analysis and Critical Thinking: Engaging with data, challenging biases and assumptions, posing thoughtful questions, pursuing deeper understanding of evidence through reﬂection and perspective-taking, and making informed programming decisions.
ICT for MEAL: Applying knowledge on information and communication technologies (lCT), both hardware and software, for opportune and accurate data collection, database management.
This job description is not an exhaustive list of skills, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position. CRS‘ recruitment and selection procedures reﬂect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. “l understand that CRS takes all allegations of abuse and exploitation seriously. Abuse or exploitation of children or vulnerable adults is grounds for immediate dismissal.
Job application procedure
Please submit cover letter, CV and three work references (names and contact information only) to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 24TH 2017.
ONLY SELECTED CANDIDATES THAT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED.