Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Officer

Job Description

Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Officer

Company Name: Centre for Disability in Development (CDD)

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ramu, Teknaf)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Information Management, Social Science;
∎ Master's in Social Science/Development Studies/Statistics/IM or related field

Job Context:
∎ The Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) is a not for profit organization established in 1996 to develop a more inclusive society for persons with disabilities. CDD simultaneously builds technical capacities of the development stakeholders and the communities in how to be more inclusive whilst also enabling persons with a disability to participate in society by strengthening their leadership and providing them with essential rehabilitation and other supports.
∎ CDD is one of the most renowned organizations in the field of disability-inclusive development. CDD`s work in Bangladesh is supported by international and national donor agencies/development partners. CDD offers an inclusive, amicable, and respectable work environment.
∎ The Ramon Magsaysay Award (Asian version of the Noble prize) has been awarded to its Executive Director in 2010. In 2018, CDD was recognized by the Government of Bangladesh as one of the best organizations working on disability and development issues.
∎ CDD Office is now accepting applications for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Lead the development/streamlining of an effective and appropriate Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Evaluation system, methodologies and frameworks for measuring progress, learning and impact at multiple levels.
∎ Set optimum levels of learning, reporting, and accountability and ensure that they are met.
∎ Provide Management with overall program performance of CDD's Inclusive Humanitarian Actions in Cox's Bazar.
∎ Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E guidance and tools.
∎ Participate in program design and proposal discussions, including log frame design and budgeting for M&E.
∎ Support program staff in planning for and executing M&E, including, data collection methodology and tools and data management, analysis and use.
∎ Support the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data in program development, adjustment or review.
∎ Contribute to organizational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports.
∎ Capacity building and training of program and M&E support staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas.
∎ Supervise and mentor M&E support staff in executing M&E plans.
∎ Contribute to the design of M&E staffing structure and resourcing, including collaboration with program staff to identify and plan for M&E needs.
∎ Supervise the work of CDD's Data entry Operator (including development of Key Performance Objectives, clear work plans, support visits and weekly meetings).
∎ Establish standardized M&E system at program level, and support and contribute to the development of a data management system through documentation, implementation and reporting.
∎ Support in data management and development of clear information flow between program and M&E staff.
∎ Ensure that monitoring data are reported on a timely manner to relevant program and management, including MAGPI (software) reporting.
∎ Prepare and develop status reports to PM and PDMs, as required by management and ensure proper filing of documents.
∎ Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options.
∎ Closely work with different project teams to document practices and draw lessons learnt, design and conduct survey and produce reports.
∎ Developing tools and conducting surveys or evaluations assigned periodically in cooperation with the team.
∎ Collecting the reports for all the teams visits, ensuring the quality and compliance of these reports and ensure incorporation of recommendations in M&E system jointly with PM.
∎ Orient program staff in planning for and executing M&E effectively.
∎ Any other tasks as delegated by line manager/authority.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 5 years' experience in a National or International NGO, preferably in an emergency setting, including M&E capacity and systems development.
∎ Thorough experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
∎ Proven experience working with partners and other international stakeholders (UN, INGOs)
∎ High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing).
∎ Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
∎ Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel and quantitative analysis (SPSS preferred) .Mentally prepared to work for long hours and if necessary during holiday, considering the humanitarian setting.
∎ Knowledge of the context in the Cox's Bazar Rohingya and refugee response.
∎ Excellent in time management and has to take on multi-tasks.
∎ Networking, communication, relationship building and negotiation skills.
∎ Understanding of disability
∎ Strong organizational and team working skills
∎ Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
∎ Proven presentation, training and facilitation skills
∎ Ability to work diligently both independently and in a team setting
∎ Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
∎ Analytical and forward thinking
∎ Building collaborative relationships
∎ Providing motivational support
∎ Result orientation
∎ Knowledge of humanitarian system
∎ Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Reasonable accommodation will be ensured for individuals with disabilities.
∎ Frequent Field Visit in the Rohingya Camp and Host Community Project Locations. Reasonable accommodation will be ensured for individuals with disabilities
∎ Need-based work during weekends, when essential.
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 75000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays
∎ Salary Review: Yearly
∎ Prorata basis festival allowances
∎ BDT. 5,000 accommodation allowance

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 16 Jul 2022

Company Information:
∎ 4 Jul 2022
∎ Centre for Disability in Development (CDD)
∎ Address : A-18/6, Genda, Savar, Dhaka-1340
∎ Web :
∎ Business : The Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) is a not for profit organization established in 1996 to develop a more inclusive society for persons with a disability. CDD`s mission is to address this by simultaneously educating the community in how to be more inclusive whilst also enabling persons with a disability to participate in society by providing them with essential supports. In this way persons with disabilities can be given the same rights, freedoms, dignity and quality of life as everyone else. CDD respects rights and dignity of all human beings including children, women and persons with disabilities . All staff members of CDD must sign a Child safeguarding Code of Conduct.

Category: NGO/Development


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