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SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: MEAL Coordinator, with connection to MEAL Manager.
Level 2 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have some contact with or access to children or young people
The role will ensure that the FPPAC project has a fully developed Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system that feeds into the wider country office MEAL system. The post holder will also ensure that data is collected using appropriate tools and technology, is thoroughly analysed and findings widely shared to influence future programmes and better deliver. The MEAL Officer will also develop appropriate databases for this project to ensure proper data storage, management and utilisation. The role will also offer support to other MEAL processes in the office and participate in processes that improve overall quality of programming.
|KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
The MEAL Officer will be responsible for the following:
Data collection capacity:
· Maintain and upgrade the information systems (IS)the FPPAC project and ensure data gathered is timely and accurate.
· Develop data collection tools and analysis requirements with technical support from the health technical team.
· Ensure the used information system is up to date to capture all information required by donors, partners and SCI health team.
· Work with the MEAL unit to implement digital data systems that can capture data electronically as close to the source as possible.
· Help the sector officers and partners to build their capacity in efficient data collection and management processes, including support with software applications.
· Provide the sector partners with the updated IPTTs / MEAL Plan and receive monthly reports against them.
· Support in developing and amending the needed tools for M&E (Observations, Exit Interviews, Baseline/Endline Studies, FGDs…etc.) and well as producing reports for assessments and FGD conducted
Information management systems:
· Responsible for production of accurate, timely health statistics based on the received data from implementing partners.
· Ensure the smooth running of the information system following the SOP’s to deliver the data output and reporting as needed
· Work with the MEAL regional unit and project teams to utilise the platform for the RIMS regional information management system.
· Follow up technical advise and instructions coming from member technical teams
· Produce monthly MEAL reports for project/s supported that indicate achievements, challenges, proposed solutions and trends analysis from the data collected
· Work with the MEAL unit and sector teams to ensure that Regional Information Management System (RIMS) is functioning well and being useful to the team
Data analysis & use:
· Together with the Medical Team, analyses weekly data that needs to be used in influencing implementation decisions.
· Ensure all SCI and Partners’ staff are familiar with their responsibilities with respect to recording information for the HIS
· Carry out data quality checks on both summary and patient specific data in line with the relevant standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and patient flows.
· Be the primary focal point with partners for data management, developing and maintaining health/nutrition databases.
· Become the primary analyst for weekly data, monitoring trends and highlighting concerns.
· Support coordination, analysis and draft findings for health/nutrition technical surveys as well as multi sector assessments, generic surveys and evaluations as needed.
· Ensure that the information collected is entered onto the HIS database and that updates are communicated as requested.
· Generate weekly, monthly and quarterly health information reports as per the health projects work plans and as is requested by health manager and advisor.
· Coordinate with PM and MEAL CO to review weekly/monthly data submissions from each partner team, including MEAL plans per partner as well as project achievement tools.
· In collaboration with Health technical Advisor, Provide monthly analysis and reporting against the needed regular requirements with appropriate set of recommendations to the program management as a part of the Learning process.
· Develop analysis and top line reports for health/nutrition to be communicated with internal and external stakeholders.
· Support the sector team(s) in donor reporting with accurate figures.
· Consistently monitor the MEAL budget lines to ensure MEAL budget spend is up to date and/or realigned where necessary
· Maintain the confidentially of the documents/system and their contents
· Maintain filing system for health/nutrition data in soft and hard copies.
· Perform other duties and act for the relevant manager as required.
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