Appraisal  , Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant

الوصف الوظيفي
Position: Appraisal  , Monitoring and Evaluation (AME) Assistant
Contract duration: 6 months
Location: Ramallah / Palestine
Starting Date June 15th  , 2018
 
Background on ACTED
 
ACTED is an international NGO registered in France. ACTED’s vocation is to support vulnerable populations affected by wars, natural disasters and/or economic and social crises, and to accompany them in building a better future. ACTED started its activities in the occupied Palestinian territory in May 2007, through food security interventions in the West Bank and then in Gaza. ACTED is currently implementing projects funded among others by ECHO, OCHA, EU Member States and EuropeAid, which aim to protect vulnerable households in the West Bank and Gaza and to strengthen civil society actors across the occupied Palestinian territory.
 
II-Country Profile
In the occupied Palestinian territory, ACTED is both committed to humanitarian assistance and long-term development. ACTED strives to strengthen the economic capacities of cooperatives in rural areas, consolidate civil society organisations, and provide emergency assistance to the most vulnerable, rural communities in the West Bank and Gaza.
 
Job Purpose
 
The AME Assistant supports the AME Officer / Project Development Manager in developing and Implementation of appropriate and viable appraisal, monitoring and evaluation systems that are in line with the ACTED’s global AME procedures.
 
Objectives
  • Support the implementation of solid AME systems and mechanisms that are in line with the global AME procedures and deliver effective research/outputs so to inform timely decision making and the adoption of sound corrective measures.
  • Implement AME assessments in the field in a reliable, accurate and transparent manner, including collecting primary and secondary data, reporting on findings, and supporting the development of tools and methodologies.
  • Ensure lessons learnt and best practices are discoursed and documented.
  • Contribute to the effective functioning of beneficiary complaints and response mechanism and enhance the  trust  and  confidence  of  beneficiaries,  identify  areas  of  our work  which  need  to  be  improved  and  ensure  that  ACTED  learns  from  the  feedback  provided  through this  process. 
 
Responsibilities

Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation Systems

   Technical and Systems Development

  1. Contribute to the development and updating of AME frameworks for all ongoing projects;
  2. Support the AME Officer/ Project Development Manager to implement the AME policies and procedures as described in the ACTED AME standard guidelines and make sure that the tools are followed as applicable;
  3. Contribute to an effective roll-out of M&E collection and reporting systems to all staff and partners through training, site visits, manuals, and other technical support as needed.

   AME Implementation

  1. Coordinate with the AME Officer/ Project Development Manager  on how to carry out the assessments (including, but not limited to:  Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) surveys, focus group discussions, key informant interviews, baseline and endline surveys, as well as other types of assessments and data collection that is required);
  2. Assist in the development of appropriate data collection and analysis instruments, methodologies (e.g. survey questionnaires, focus group discussions, key-informant interviews).
  3. Assist with data collection activities and ensure that data collection teams are organized and resourced as needed, and that they deliver as per field mission plans and according to data quality standards;
  4. In the absence of a dedicated Data Entry Officer, enter all field data into appropriate databases on an accurate and timely basis;
  5. Cross-check the accuracy of data entry;
  6. Cross-check that project implementation adheres to the technical guidelines for the program, as required by the AME Officer/ Project Development Manager ;
  7. Cross-check the accuracy and relevance of beneficiary selection according to contractual criteria.

Learning

  1. Collect lessons learned and best practices from beneficiaries, community leaders, partners, and other stakeholders during assessment/monitoring missions;
  2. Contribute to organizing and facilitating learning events in order to capture best practices and lessons learnt when a project closes or as required;

Beneficiary Complaints and Response Mechanism

  1. Contribute to the implementation of the beneficiary Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) for the country mission in line with ACTED standard beneficiary CRM procedures;
  2. Record and forward all complaints and suggestions received while in the field to the appropriate Accountability Officer or AME Officer/ Project Development Manager .

Other

  1. Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to supervisors and other team members;
  2. Participate in AME-related meetings, workshops and any other meetings or conferences as required by the AME Officer/ Project Development Manager ;
  3. Collect high-resolution and good quality photos of ACTED project activities in the field, featuring donor, partner and ACTED logos, and delivery photos to the AME Officer/ Project Development Manager  (in line with ACTED’s Child Protection Policy and Photo Guidelines).
  4. Take part in field monitoring and first-hand data collection in the West Bank (and Gaza if applicable.
  5. Perform any other related activities as assigned by the AME Officer or the Project Development Manager.
 
متطلبات الوظيفة

Qualifications:

  • A university degree in Sociology, Community development, Social Science, Economics, Demographics or related field.
  • 1 to 2 years of work experience in a relevant field especially with INGOs.
  • Previous experience with Community development, economic/agricultural development and/or Participatory Appraisal methodology is preferred
  • Previous proven expertise in Monitoring & Evaluation is preferred
  • Fluent in Arabic and English, spoken and written
  • Good organizational and communication skills, in particular with vulnerable communities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good attitude and ability to work in a team
  • Willingness to improve skills and knowledge
  • Values humanitarian / development principles

Additional requirements:

  • Driving license, and comfortable with potential frequent travels in the West Bank
  • Excellent IT and Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel
  • Previous knowledge of Open Data Kit is preferred
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Appraisal  , Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant
آخر موعد للتقديم 26 - May - 2018
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 1 Year
آلية التقديم

Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter, CV, and three references (in English) no later than 26/05/2018 to: [email protected] indicating the position (AME Assistant) in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.