Monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) manager | Albania | 2020

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Albania Organization: Chemonics Closing date: 15 Oct 2020 Chemonics seeks a qualified individual for the role of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) Manager for the three-year, UK-Funded, Serious Organised Crime (SOC): Prevent – Alternative Pathways programme in Albania. This programme is managed by the UK Home Office and funded through the Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF). The MERL manager will be responsible for overall management and direction of rigorous monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning activities of the programme to measure progress towards initial and intermediary results and the overall programme goals. Specifically, measuring the direct impacts of the project on reduced levels of serious organised crime in Albania and internationally. Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with experience in community mobilization, youth mobilization, and/or tackling Serious Organized Crime. The position will be based …

Wash Officers

Wash Officers ROLE PURPOSE: The WASH officer is responsible to facilitate and ensuring timely delivery of UNILIVER (Emergency Cash Assistance for Households affected WASH activities in collaboration with cash project staffs, WASH coordinators and project operation standard procedure(SOP). The post holder is responsible to implement WASH activities at the response words as well as liaising with local government, field office team, Zonal /Woreda WASH cluster forums where UNILIVER project is operational. The WASH officer  is also responsible to ensuring the WASH humanitarian needs and gaps are properly assessed in full consultation with WASH coordinators and field office managers at UNILIVER proposed WASH interventions such as ,COVID 19 preparedness, preventions and controlling WASH actions such as water trucking operation, WASH non-food item (NFI) distribution, water treatment chemicals, rehabilitate/maintenance, leading the preparation of WASH integrated response plans and provide technical support on Hygiene and Sanitation promotion activity, Cholera/AWD prevention and preparedness actions, preparing water trucking, installation and Cash and NFI distribution modalities according to the project objective  and in line with cluster standards S/He will also facilitate the UNILIVER WASH projects implementation in the field offices where UNILIVER is intervening. In close coordination with the WASH coordinator will responsible to provide technical guidance, conduct assessments, periodic supervision and organizing review meetings, as well as capacity building to WASH staffs and WASH partners to ensure the UNILIVER WASH responses of high quality and achieves the programme objectives. KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:   Plan and/or Facilitate integrated/joint institutional and community WASH resource and capacity assessment including feasibility study Monitor and supervise day to day activities of Hygiene and sanitation promotion, construction and rehabilitation/maintenance and water trucking works and take corrective measures if an Participate Project level WASH activity plan and review In collaboration with Cash, Health and other staffs will lead WASH NFI distribution planning, targeting distribution and monitoring of the activity Actively participate on WaSH scheme designing, BOQ development and appraisal process Strongly engage with sector offices and local administration on the course of rolling out planned WaSH construction project Participate and provide technical support to conduct training for water   committee, caretakers, and operators, H&S promotion where appropriate. Initiate construction procurement process like tender/BID document preparation, supplier vetting, invitation to tender, eligibility screening, competent bid analysis, negotiation and construction contract Award process! Proactively work with local partners for timely site handover and contraction work commencement Implement save the children construction monitoring, risk assessment and construction quality benchmark tools and standards. Produce various WaSH activity and construction monitoring reports and hygiene and sanitation promotion progress report Facilitate timely preparation of take-off sheet and payment certificate with support of Coordinate pre handover joint quality tests/quality assurance intervention with regional and technical specialists Lead smooth hand over process for completed WaSH construction facilities, NFI distribution and post distribution monitoring Facilitate promotion of hygiene and sanitation information and practices across target communities. Facilitate coordination of WaSH sector intervention across programs and projects under the field office Behaviors (Values in Practice) Accountability: Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved Ambition: Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others Future orientated thinks strategically Collaboration: Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to Creativity: Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions Willing to take disciplined risks Integrity: Honest, encourages openness and transparency Job Requirements QUALIFICATIONS BSc degree in Hydraulics, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Health, Construction Management or Environmental Health related field EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS Minimum of 2 years related work experience in the area of emergency WASH out of which at least 1 year in humanitarian response Experience in working with in hygiene and sanitation promotions. This includes technical support, capacity building and coordination. Excellent understanding of Emergency WASH issues in Ethiopia/Region at both field and policy levels. Experience in implementing Emergency WASH project. Good presentation, training and facilitation skills Good communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to train and mentor staff Proven ability to manage a complex and demanding workload Good spoken and written English, Good computer and report writing skill Desirable Experience working in NGOs on emergency WASH is an added advantage

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