PURPOSE OF POSITION
The MEAL Coordinator also known as Evidence, Learning and Accountability (ELA) Coordinator is responsible to implement a functional Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system at field level. He/she provides support to the programmes and operations departments in designing, monitoring and evaluating all projects’ interventions. Moreover, he/she works with the direct supervisor in the coordination and/or the implementation of projects’ baselines and evaluations, as well as the implementation of standardized MEAL processes and tools for all sectors at field level.
End Results Expected
Conduct and Coordinate Baselines and evaluation studies
Baselines and evaluations are completed on time and with high quality and meet WVI quality standards and are aligned with PDQ and Field Operations expectations and needs
Develop and Implement MEAL Framework requirements
Support in Lessons Learned Events
Lessons learned events generate actionable recommendations that are used by program teams.
Handle Reporting reviews
Semi-annual and annual projects reports are submitted with accurate data and good quality.
Provide Capacity Building
Field Operations staff are supported and trained on completing high quality output level monitoring
Ensure ITT validation
ITTs are submitted with accurate figures and data.
Follow up on Casual Workers
HR, finance and procurement guidelines are implemented and abided by.
Perform other duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
BS Degree in international development, international relations, public health, nutrition, statistics, community development, or other relevant discipline is required
Minimum two to three years of experience in working in a relief or development NGO with a focus on M&E processes - preferably in both response and development settings.
Experience in design and implementation of M&E systems, including qualitative and quantitative approaches to baselines, monitoring and evaluations is required
Good working knowledge of statistical packages (Excel, etc.) is required
Very good knowledge of ODK database/SMAP server
Expert data handling skills (classification, categorizing, tabulation etc.) and demonstrates diligence in data management
Good knowledge of information presentation techniques (graphing, charting, tabling etc.) and interpreting them
Information dissemination skills is required
Good knowledge of and experience with humanitarian guidelines and principles.
Ability to work effectively under pressure
Organization, planning, and time management skills
Detailed oriented and able to verify data quality
Communicates with integrity to different stakeholders (strong interpersonal skills)
Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organizational relationships
Ability to understand, explain and contextualize MEAL tools
High level communications skills
Ability to build positive relationships in a cross cultural environment
Valid driving license (in Lebanon) for more than 2 years is required
Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English
Preferred working knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS etc.)
Understands fundraising, relief, development and advocacy issues, including operational consequences
Understands international standards in humanitarian protection and accountability (e.g. HAP, SPHERE, Red Cross Code of Conduct, etc)
The position requires ability to attend and participate in capacity building opportunities, trainings and meetings locally and internationally as required by the organization
Preferred experience working in multiple areas across Lebanon, including one or more of Akkar, Bekaa, Beirut and South areas.
The position requires a mnimum of 30% field-based in the South, North and Bekaa.
Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.
The position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally