Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer (m/f)


Oxfam is recruiting a Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer (m/f), to be based in Macomia, Mozambique.
  • Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. We are looking for a Meal Officer
  • Location – Macomia – Cabo Delgado
  • Contract: 7months -upon grand donor confirmation
  • Job Purpose: Advises technical teams and implements MEAL activities and MEAL Plan for the Humanitarian response in Macomia and Cabo Delgado province
MEAL System development and implementation
  • Implement the MEAL framework, and gather information for reporting
  • Support the Response Team and implementing partners’ M&E staff in implementing the MEAL framework and tools
Data gathering, Information management and reporting
  • In collaboration with the MEAL Coordinator support the design/updating of data collection tools for the response
  • Collect M&E information periodically including through site visits and write monitoring reports
  • Ensure all data collection at project level
  • Collect M&E information and learning for project reports, case studies and publications
  • Assist to strengthen the accountability mechanisms at project level
  • Implement complaints and feedback mechanism
  • Conducting post distribution monitoring for food and non-food items
Capacity building for Oxfam and Partner staff
  • Support the MEAL Coordinator with capacity building of Oxfam Humanitarian Staff and Implementing Partners on use of MEAL tools and concepts
  • Undertake periodic monitoring and technical support visits to project sites to assess progress against agreed MEAL system and recommend corrective actions as appropriate
Review, reflection and learning
  • Support MEAL Coordinator to organize project learning events to promote learning and to reflect and capture project outcomes and learning, including the Real Time Review
  • Document lessons learned
  • Support the collection of best practices and case studies which demonstrate qualitative and quantitative changes over the period
  • Connect to MEAL resources available across the Oxfam confederation to support innovation and best practices
  • Ensuring project compliance
  • Ensuring complaints and feedback mechanisms are in place in project sites and at partner level
  • Monitoring and supporting partners and project teams on adherence to standard operating procedures in Oxfam
  • Ensuring commodity sign offs for goods received
  • Beneficiary registration and verification
  • Managing project enumerators
  • Program reporting
Leadership Management
  • Line manage MEAL assistant and any enumerators
  • Secondary High School Education
  • At least 2 years’ experience of work in Development or Humanitarian context projects with Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning skills
  • Good knowledge of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning tools and systems
  • Experience working with various partners (government, INGOs, civil society organizations and private sector)
  • Experience in humanitarian programming an advantage
  • Fluent in written and spoken Portuguese and English
  • Experience of working in a multicultural team is desirable
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 24.02.2020
  • Expires 06.03.2020
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