MEAL Manager at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

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MEAL Manager at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) – Read this application guide carefully, the direct application link is just below this guide.

Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

The PUI Nigerian mission was officially opened in April 2016, with a focus on meeting urgent needs, including improving access to food commodities, primary health care and nutrition for internally displaced people (IDP) and host communities (HC) living in Maiduguri metropolitan council (MMC). The progressive sectorial widening allowed PUI to start implementing an integrated approach from 2017 in food security, livelihoods, and nutrition and health sectors, with the support of ECH, FFP, OFDA and CIAA/CDC, in line with PUI’s global strategy. From the launch of the health care services in February 2017 to the end of April 2018, a total of 119 913 OPD consultations were reached in Bolori 2, while more than 60.000 beneficiaries have been reached by our cash project.

In 2022, PUI continues with its intervention as it considers the opening of PULKA field office, with the main objectives of reducing morbidity and mortality of the most vulnerable population and promoting protection amongst the whole affected community.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: MEAL Manager

Location: Monguno, Borno

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General Objective

  • The MEAL Manager, under the supervision of the FIELD COORDINATOR and MEAL Coordinator is responsible for the conduction of MEAL activities: needs assessments, thematic evaluations, independent accountability system, and learning approach.
  • He/She will provide technical support to all project managers in terms of MEAL activities through M&E Officers.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Leading the assessment of Humanitarian Needs in PUI:

  • In direct collaboration with the MEAL Coordinator, Field Coordinators and the DHoM for Programs (DHOMP) and building on project team knowledge, identify priority areas / sectors in terms of needs assessments
  • Collect data from external actors relevant to needs, response gaps and current / future programming
  • Develop multi-sector assessment methodologies (both qualitative and quantitative data) and plan field data collection
  • Recruit, train and supervise teams in charge of field data collection
  • Produce quantitative and narrative needs analysis reports and share them internally
  • Participate in drafting intervention propositions (logical framework and monitoring plan)

Production of Learning material and provide technical support to Project Managers regarding Learning Activities:

  • Draft Learning products linked to activities implemented in Nigeria including Activity Forms
  • Draft Learning products linked to needs assessments including methodologies, tools, best practices…
  • Provide technical support to project managers in terms of learning activities (Kick off meetings, production of Learning material, conduction of Learning Sessions…)

Definition of base level accountability schemes and overseeing their implementation:

  • Based on the global PUI Accountability Guidelines proposes a comprehensive Accountability System covering all projects including methodology, tools & templates.
  • Spearheads the enforcement of the approved system by managing the dedicated team at coordination level, ensuring independence and transparency
  • Oversees the effective implementation of the approved system and reports any challenges or lacks to the MEAL Coordinator and Field Coordinators
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Supporting the project managers in implementing M&E Schemes:

  • Provides technical support to project managers at base level in the conduction of monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Leads ad hoc monitoring and evaluation activities as requested by the MEAL coordinator
  • Project Cycle Management: Provide technical assistance to ensure that the PUI accountability framework is integrated throughout the project cycle (design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation) across all projects.
  • Human Resources: S/he will build capacity of implementing project teams to mainstream and develop accountability practices and mechanisms into programming.
  • Logistics and Administration: Lead the logistic and administrative duties related to managing a complaints and feedback mechanism.
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs. The employee could be requested to perform other tasks as his/her line manager may judge necessary.

Priorities of the Department

  • Oversee the deployment of digital data collection to support reporting and ensure their effective use.
  • Finalize pending contractual reports and m&e deliverables.
  • Support the m&e teams and field coordinator in the early stages of the new grant.
  • Ensure all programs staffs are trained on accountability SOP.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Education Degree: Bachelor or Master’s Degree in social sciences, statistics, mathematics, demography, sociology, research or a numeracy discipline and a field related to Project Management, International Development.
  • Work experience: Experience in M&E or Project Management and experience managing accountability system.
  • Knowledge and skills: Good analytical and writing skills,demonstrate willingness to improve own knowledge and skills by actively participating in any training sessions and capacity building activities, Experience in donor requirements and expectations&Prior knowledge of the country/region an asset;
  • Computer skills: Knowledge of the MS office software (including Word, Excel, Outlook) and a good understanding of data analysis packages such as SPSS, Power BI,KoboCollect, etc.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in the use of ODK, KOBO, and CommCare platform and mobile data collectionstrong training/capacity-building skills.
  • Language skills: Fluent in Hausa and excellent command in English and (Kanuri is an asset).
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Assets:
Interests:

  • Interest in working in the humanitarian sector

Transversals Skills:

  • Result oriented
  • Well organized and attentive to details
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Conflict resolution and diplomacy experience
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvements
  • Autonomy, neutrality, hard working
  • Able to manage stress and pressure
  • Team management.

Application Closing Date
26th August, 2022.

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Note: Open to all Nigeria Nationals only.

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