Monitoring Evaluation and Accountability Learning Officers
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty. Oxfam Great Britain is a member of the international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
Oxfam in Sierra Leone works towards a vision of ‘a just, inclusive and resilient Sierra Leone without poverty in which the people, especially women and youth, demand and acquire equal access to their rights and live a life of dignity. If you share this vision and commitment, then you are exactly who we are looking for to support our programmes.
We can offer you an opportunity to make a difference in Sierra Leone, to act as key contributor to development, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their various fields. We also offer the opportunity for training and development, fair pay and competitive benefits package.
Monitoring Evaluation and Accountability Learning Officers (2 Roles 1 each Based in Kono &Port Loko)
In this role, you will provide MEAL support to the program and partners, ensure accountability and quality in all Oxfam programmes throughout the project cycle. Lead and coordinate the quarterly review of the project, coordinate annual community development planning processes at district level, you will coordinate project baseline surveys, monitoring and evaluation of programs/projects in accordance with programme quality. You will be responsible to develop indicators for monitoring and evaluation, undertake any special research studies and evaluation as requested by management, compile and submit the project reports as per set schedule. You will ensure learning from the project is share with Oxfam and partners; and that learning is used to refine activities, increase the project performance and outcome, you will ensure that quality assurance and M&E data from project is effectively use to reflect on the project quality assurance and inform project design improvement where necessary. You will ensure that the monitoring & evaluation plan to boost Agriculture and food security (BAF) project is adhere to, you will organize and facilitate regular programme monitoring reviews (quarterly/biannually) and country learning rereviews. You will ensure results of monitoring reviews are communicated to beneficiary communities, ensure adherence to OPAL mandatory procedures/business rules and that approval process is done in a timely manner; by following up with the regional Centre contact persons.
What we’re looking for
You should have a university degree in social science or its equivalent, similar progressive working experience in this field. You should have strong technical competence in qualitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation methods; knowing where to find current and emerging best practice. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written; ability to set goals, plan and prioritize effectively, ability to analyse situations, identify and anticipate trends, problems, opportunities and to provide advice that is realistic. Proven experience in facilitation of multi-stakeholder workshops and learning processes, experience of developing and applying tools for organisational assessment and development. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a teamwork.
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 promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
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.Visit our website at https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/12136/description using the job reference number (INT6442). We particularly encourage applications from women and previously disadvantaged groups. While we value all applications received, we unfortunately can only respond to shortlisted candidates. The closing date for receiving the application will be 2nd April 2020.
We particularly welcome applications from qualified women and people of indigenous backgrounds. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted
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