Gaza Protection Consortium MEAL Manager

الوصف الوظيفي

About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, and in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action—helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. In Palestine, Mercy Corps has been working hand-in-hand with local communities and partners since 1980s and has staff in three offices based in East Jerusalem, West Bank, and Gaza. Mercy Corps’ work aims to increase the capacity of Palestinian civil society to promote inclusive social and economic development, long-term recovery, and respond to humanitarian needs.

About Gaza Protection Consortium

The Gaza Protection Consortium (GPC) is an integrated humanitarian program that is run by a coalition of four organizations: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) – lead organization, Mercy Corps, Humanity and Inclusion (HI), and Médecins du Monde-France (MdM-F). The GPC aims to provide aid to the most vulnerable populations affected by extreme poverty, humanitarian crisis, food insecurity, and violations of basic rights. The program provides integrated cash assistance, protection, and health services, as well as preparedness activities to the people of the Gaza Strip.

The Position

The GPC MEAL Manager will work under the guidance of the Consortium Manager to support the quality development and management of the MEAL system for the Consortium as a whole, working closely with partners and building capacity across the Consortium. This includes coordinating existing MEAL processes, developing new tools and systems, working with partners to extract and analyze data, and contributing to the GPC’s strategic thinking. The GPC MEAL Manager is hosted by Mercy Corps and serves all four Consortium partners in an equal manner. The Consortium MEAL Manager is a member of the Consortium Secretariat, along with the Consortium Manager and Consortium Partnership Technical Officer (both hosted by NRC). The MEAL Manager is also part of the Consortium Management Unit (CMU) and leads the MEAL Technical Working Group (TWG).

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Chair and coordinate the MEAL TWG of the Consortium, including MEAL colleagues from all partners.
  • Work with the MEAL TWG, including MEAL focal points from each partner, to develop and implement Consortium MEAL tools and processes.
  • Ensure coordination between the MEAL TWG, Consortium Manager, and the other TWGs.
  • Represent the work of the MEAL TWG at CMU meetings.
  1. Coordinate key existing MEAL processes and tools through the MEAL TWG, including joint baseline assessments and learning exercises.
  • Ensure that joint MEAL processes, particularly the baseline and learning exercises, are inclusive of all GPC partners and that everyone is kept informed.
  • Support the partners’ MEL teams in drafting, proofreading, and reviewing the baselines, Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM), and end-lines.
  • Own the overall Consortium indicator tracking table and ensure monthly updates.
  • Advise on appropriate data collection technologies, including database storage and management, and contribute to its development and improvement.
  1. Lead the development and implementation of new joint MEAL processes and tools, working closely with the MEAL TWG and Consortium Manager.
  • Work with the MEAL TWG to establish a harmonized accountability system and shared database at the Consortium level.
  • Develop new tools and learning to demonstrate the impact of the GPC’s “Cash Plus” approach.
  • Work to establish the systems and processes needed for effective information sharing on results and learning with the CMU, Consortium Steering Committee (SC), and other TWGs.
  1. Work with each key group in the Consortium (CMU, SC, TWGs) to identify, extract and formalize the information they need from the available data, particularly for communications, donor reporting, and fundraising.
  • Test and deploy analyses of data to reinforce the programming and strategic objectives of the Consortium.
  • Engage regularly with each group to identify their needs in terms of data and analysis.
  • Analyze the consolidated consortium outputs (all components) to respond to reporting needs and specific requests from partners.
  1. Contribute to Consortium strategic thinking by substantiating relevant information in close collaboration with the Consortium Manager.
  • Support the CMU and SC in managing and visualizing data that can help improve the Consortium practices and its reporting to donors and other stakeholders.
  • Support the Consortium to produce analytical reports for advocacy and representation purposes.
  • Support the Consortium in developing and formatting needed MEAL inputs for fundraising.
  1. Engaging with external stakeholders generating data such as OCHA, Clusters, Cash Working Group (CWG), etc.
  • Monitor data generated by other organizations and identify what can be useful for the Consortium.
  • In collaboration with the Consortium Manager, liaise with other stakeholders to develop synergies for data collection and analysis.
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  • Other Essential Duties.
  • Ensure that effective systems are in place for the adequate management of human resources, financial and operational field support functions.
  • Review and support country team adherence to Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures.
  • Capture and disseminate best practices on MEAL and Program systems across Mercy Corps and other GPC teams to ensure the highest quality and standards.
  • Support Mercy Corps initiatives for human resources, including safeguarding and diversity, and talent development.
  • Collaborate with Mercy Corps HR to access high-quality learning opportunities, with a special emphasis on national team member development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Consortium Manager and Mercy Corps.

Supervisory Responsibility

None

Accountability

Reports Directly To:

On a day-to-day basis, this role reports to the Consortium Manager (hosted by NRC), but from a Mercy Corps administrative perspective, the role reports to the Mercy Corps’ Director of Programs.

Works Directly With:

  • Mercy Corps’ MEL Senior Manager
  • The MEAL TWG and the MEAL teams of all four partners,
  • The GPC Cash and Livelihood TWG,
  • The GPC Protection, Health, and Inclusion TWG,
  • With the CMU and SC,
  • All Mercy Corps departments, including Human Resources, Finance, and Operations,
  • Other external stakeholders, such as OCHA Information Management Unit (IMU).

Accountability to Participants and Stakeholders

Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants, community partners, other stakeholders, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work. We are committed to actively engaging communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills

  • Degree in Social and Human Sciences or Statistics.
  • Previous experience in data management and data analysis.
  • Strong ability to design MEAL tools, surveys, systems, and evaluations.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience working with partners.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic, both written and verbal
  • Experience working with ECHO, FCDO, GAC, CDCS, and other key donors’ rules and regulations.
  • Very good communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organization, time management, and prioritization skills.
  • Experience of creating and using MEAL tools.
  • Experience of working within Consortium structures is desirable.

Success Factors

Strong communication skills: the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with project stakeholders, including team members, partners, and beneficiaries. Strong analytical skills: the ability to collect and analyze data to evaluate program effectiveness and make informed decisions. Strong leadership skills: the ability to lead a team and inspire others to work towards a common goal. Strong problem-solving skills: the ability to identify and address challenges in a timely and effective manner. Strong cultural competency and sensitivity: the ability to work effectively in diverse cultural contexts. Strong networking and partnership-building skills: the ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. Strong ethical conduct: being dedicated to the highest standards of integrity and accountability.

Ongoing Learning

In support of our belief that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities we serve, we empower all team members to dedicate 5% of their time to learning activities that further their personal and/or professional growth and development

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives.

We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.

We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.

Safeguarding & Ethics

Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct elearning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.

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متطلبات الوظيفة

Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills

  • Degree in Social and Human Sciences or Statistics.
  • Previous experience in data management and data analysis.
  • Strong ability to design MEAL tools, surveys, systems, and evaluations.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience working with partners.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic, both written and verbal
  • Experience working with ECHO, FCDO, GAC, CDCS, and other key donors’ rules and regulations.
  • Very good communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organization, time management, and prioritization skills.
  • Experience of creating and using MEAL tools.
  • Experience of working within Consortium structures is desirable.

Success Factors

Strong communication skills: the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with project stakeholders, including team members, partners, and beneficiaries. Strong analytical skills: the ability to collect and analyze data to evaluate program effectiveness and make informed decisions. Strong leadership skills: the ability to lead a team and inspire others to work towards a common goal. Strong problem-solving skills: the ability to identify and address challenges in a timely and effective manner. Strong cultural competency and sensitivity: the ability to work effectively in diverse cultural contexts. Strong networking and partnership-building skills: the ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. Strong ethical conduct: being dedicated to the highest standards of integrity and accountability.

تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Gaza Protection Consortium MEAL Manager
آخر موعد للتقديم 02 - Feb - 2023
المكان قطاع غزة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني إدارة عليا/تنفيذي
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية الماجستير
الخبرة 5 Years
آلية التقديم

Qualified persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit an application online HERE no later than Thursday , 02 February 2023

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Please apply separate application for each position you are interested in.

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