Fixed Term | 12 Months | ASAP
Created in 1993, ACTED is an international non-governmental organization pursuing a dual mandate of emergency response and development interventions in 40 of some of the world’s most vulnerable countries affected by conflicts, disasters or socio-economic hardship. With a team of 7,000 national staff and 400 international staff, ACTED implements 500 projects a year to support more than 20 million beneficiaries, notably in hard-to-reach areas.
ACTED goes to the last mile through programs and approaches that look beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihood reconstruction and sustainable development. Guided by the motto “Think Local, Act Global” and its 3Zero –Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, and Zero Poverty – strategy, ACTED puts local territories at the centre and provides a tailored support to local needs.
ACTED Occupied Palestinian Territory – OPT
ACTED has been present in the West Bank since 2007 and Gaza since 2008, with 3 offices in Jerusalem, Ramallah and Gaza. The NGO intervenes to meet the needs of vulnerable populations whose living conditions have deteriorated in recent years. The teams address urgent needs, support the rehabilitation and reconstruction of homes and agricultural assets. Beyond recovery programming, ACTED is also carrying out innovative initiatives to strengthen populations’ capacities in the areas of digital technologies, tourism and social entrepreneurship.
You will be in charge of
The Consortium MEAL Coordinator position is placed within ACTED and serves all 5 Consortium partners in an equal manner. The Consortium MEAL Coordinator is a member of the Secretariat of the West Bank Protection Consortium (WBPC) and under the direct line management of the WBPC’s Chief of Party. Consortium partners aim at strengthening their analytical capacity and deliverables. In close collaboration with the partners, the Consortium Secretariat (CS), the Consortium Management Unit (CMU) and the Consortium Advocacy Working Group (AWG), the MEAL Coordinator looks at the information generated by agencies individually and/or collectively in order to determine how to best shape this information in a way that is useful to all.
1.Chair and coordinate the MEAL Task Force of the Consortium
- Organize and chair the MEAL Task Force
- Work with the MEAL TF to develop, test and deploy analyses of dataset in the frame of the IMS of the Consortium to reinforce Policy and Strategic objectives of the Consortium
- Liaise with M&E and GIS Focal Points of Partners – share information as appropriate and identify analyses and develop maps which can inform programmatic decisions
- Work with the Secretariat to establish the systems and processes needed for effective information sharing with CMU, AWG and SC
- Manage and improve the Consortium SharePoint as an effective and appropriate way of sharing information within the Consortium and serving as a focal point of all relevant documents generated by Consortium Partners or other relevant documentation
- Work with the MEAL TF to organize and establish a harmonized accountability system at Consortium level
- Ensure coordination between the MEAL TF and the other key groups of the Consortium
2.Lead on the consortium’s Information management and support reporting
- Improve the storage and dissemination of information within the consortium
- Advise on appropriate data collection technologies, including database storage and management and contribute to its development and improvements
- Organize and ensure regular updates to the consortium’s information management system.
- Supporting the development and managing the implementation of internal and donor-level Consortium reporting
3.Work with each key group in the Consortium (AWG, CMU, CS and Steering Committee) to identify, extract and formalize the information they need from the available data
- Engage regularly with each group to identify their needs in terms of data and analysis
- Support each group in developing a narrative based on the data available and evidence-based analysis
- Provide partners with an integrated analysis of all the relevant data
- Analyze the consolidated consortium outputs (all components) to respond to reporting need and specific request from partners.
- Support partners willing to produce analytical maps/reports for advocacy and representation purpose (i.e. not maps related directly to interventions such as fact sheet or community profiling)
4.Contribute to Consortium strategic thinking notably by substantiating relevant information in close collaboration with Consortium Head of Programs
- Support CTC and CREP in managing and visualizing data that can help improve the Consortium practices and its reporting to donors and other stakeholders
5.Engaging with external stakeholders generating data such as OCHA, Clusters, etc.
- Monitor data generated by other organizations and identify what can be of use for the Consortium
- In collaboration with Consortium Head of Programs, liaise with other stakeholders to develop synergies for data collection and analysis (e.g. get shape files from OCHA for mapping)
Expected skills and qualifications
- Degree in Social and Human Sciences or Statistics, and a background in research methods.
- Previous experience in data management, data analysis and Information Management System
- Experience in program design and M&E plan development (Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations)
- Knowledge of the political and humanitarian context in the oPt preferable
- Excellent command in writing and speaking English
- Strong practical knowledge of the following computer packages: Word, Excel (advanced), Outlook, Powerpoint, and Statistical packages (SPSS, Stata, R or alike) along with GIS software (QGIS, ArcGIS or alike)
- Demonstrated communication and organizational skills
- Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff
- Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure
- Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office.
- Salary between 2100 and 2300€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
- Contribution to a housing allowance of up to 75% of ACTED benchmark or accommodation and food provided in ACTED guesthouse
- Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)
- Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered
- Contribution to the luggage transportation: up to 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract
- Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year
- One week pre-departure training in ACTED HQ, including a 3-days in situ security training
- Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)
- Psychological assistance
How to apply
Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email ([email protected]), including the reference: MEAL CC/OPT
Please note that ACTED will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.
Closing date: 3 Feb 2023