- Job number: SRH04961
- Domaine de competence:
- Statut: Salarié
Type de poste: Overseas missions
ABOUT THE MISSION
Desired start date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent contract
Location: around 80% in the field / 20% in Solidarités International headquarters or from home
ABOUT THE MISSION
SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) is an international humanitarian aid association which, for nearly 40 years, has been providing assistance to populations affected by armed conflicts and natural disasters by meeting their Basic Needs for food, water and shelter. Particularly committed to the fight against diseases linked to unsafe water, the leading cause of death in the world, SI's interventions provide expertise in the field of access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene promotion, but also in the essential area of food security and livelihoods. Present in some twenty countries, the SI teams - 2000 people in total, made up of expatriates, national staff, permanent staff at HQ, and a few volunteers - intervene with professionalism and commitment while respecting cultural norms.
ABOUT THE JOB
The flying MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) Coordinator from the OSS team (Operational Support Service) may be deployed on any mission where a MEAL-related position is of major strategic interest.
By nature, the flying Meal Coordinator is deployed primarily on MEAL Coordinator gaps but may also be called upon to respond to emergencies, project launches, replace a Program Data Management Coordinator, a MEAL Manager, reinforce the skills of the MEAL team on a mission or to support strong positioning issues related to MEAL.
Generally speaking, the flying MEAL coordinator, as the technical Advisor for the country of deployment, contributes to the development of Solidarités International's strategy by proposing a MEAL strategy.
In particular, he/she guarantees the quality and relevance of the proposed approaches and ensures that the activities implemented are in line with the general objectives of the association and the needs of the populations.
He/she contributes to the capitalization and improvement of Solidarités International's MEAL methods and techniques.
POSITION IN THE ORGANIGRAM
OSS members respond to the support needs of missions through SI's geographic desks. Their deployment is under the supervision of the Director of Operations. When deployed, 80% of their time is spent working under the responsibility of the Country Director & the relevant Desk Manager.
- At headquarters : Within the MEAL team, under the hierarchical authority of the Head of Programs Unit.
ROLE DURING DEPLOYEMENTS (80% of the time)
In close collaboration with the geographical desk of assignment, and in addition to the terms of reference specific to each deployment.
Strategic orientationIf necessary, propose and develop a sector strategy in line with the association's policies and country priorities Support the Country Director and/or the Deputy Country Director for Programs in monitoring and analyzing MEAL issues and improving the quality of programs implemented in the country Be the driving force for putting new MEAL activities into place Participate actively in country programming exercises Participate actively in the Program Week
Relevance and quality of projectsPropose and organize project evaluation Support the program manager(s) in the implementation of a cross-cutting approach and MEAL tools in the programs to be implemented Validate cross-cutting approaches and technical elements of MEAL projects Ensure that MEAL activities are implemented in a matter that measures/confirms compliance with SI’s logic of intervention, the SI’s and Country’s annual operational strategy, SI’s technical requirements, and donors’ criteria Ensure the relevance and consistency of MEAL activities vis-à-vis the needs of the populations Ensure that the programs under his/her supervision achieve the required results Develop the MEAL team capacities with techniques or new approaches and methodologies
EducationMaster's degree in project management, development, or equivalent
Experience and skills requiredAt least 4-years experiences as a MEAL Coordinator Excellent command of project cycle management and associated monitoring tools Good knowledge of Analysis framework (quantitative & qualitative) and associated methodologies Experience in "surge capacity" positions appreciated Definition and implementation of tools and methodologies Proficient in the use of Excel and data collect software (Kobo, ODK-based) Demonstrated ability to represent the organization and defend the interests of SI
LanguagesEnglish: fluent French: fluent Spanish: would be an asset
Required qualitiesEnjoys working in a team environment. Flexibility and ability to adapt to different cultural contexts. Adaptability to different work environments and volatile security contexts. Stress management: Ability to work under pressure within imposed deadlines and to manage large increases in workload. Proactive and sense of initiative. Frequent travel (80% of working time on average).
SI WILL OFFER YOUPermanent contract Expatriate contract calculated on the basis of the expatriate salary scale (gross salary of the coordinator level from 2400 euros/month, excluding the valuation of experience in NGOs) One day off per weekend spent in the field. 5 weeks paid vacation. Health insurance and repatriation (100% covered) Consideration for off-site work time (20%) outside of SI headquarters (from home) will be negotiable
Do you recognize yourself in this description? If so, please send us your CV and cover letter!
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