AME Monitor (Lebanese Nationals Only)

AME Monitor (Lebanese Nationals Only)
Employer: ACTED
Deadline for applications: Friday, September 22, 2017
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Location: Beirut
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Job Description

Background ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Our interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context. Our 4 000 staff is committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development. Our teams in the field implement some 380 projects in 34 countries covering the following sectors emergency relief, food security, access to health, education and training, economic development, microfinance, advocacy, institutional support, and regional dialogue, cultural promotion.

 

Assignment

Under the supervision of the AME Officer, the AME Monitor is responsible for assisting the AME Unit in the development and implementation of Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation strategies by collecting quantitative and qualitative data on ACTED programmes.

Functions

 

  1. 1.     General
  • Any necessary assistance to data entry of information collected through AMEU assessments and Program data.
  • AMEU monitors will also work closely as a part of the team unit with field and program staff. Monitors’ role is to support programs in their improvement and provide reliable information for coordination and management decision making and recommendations on projects.

 

  1. 2.     Development of data collection tools and methodologies
  • Working closely with AMEU Officer to design appropriate information collection tools and methodologies including the assessment ToRs, questionnaires etc, and assist where necessary by translating these tools and methodologies under the overall supervision of Country Director.

 

  1. 3.     Data Collection
  • Ensuring transparent, accurate and timely collection of data by administrating surveys, semi structure interviews, conducting focus groups of other participatory information collection tools from the field as well as collecting secondary data from secondary sources of information.
  • Assist in GPS data collection from the field for mapping.

 

  1. 4.     Reporting
  • Provide regular reports to the AMEU Officer at frequent intervals on the progress of the implementation of the assessment activities and on the AMEU monitor’s observations during the mission.
  • Working closely with the Database and GIS Officers to provide accurate data and where necessary assist the data entering.
  • Cross check the accuracy of data entry.

 

Required personal qualities

 

The AMEU Monitor will be appraised on his/her demonstration of the qualities and competencies listed below as well as from carrying out of the duties in section (1)

 

  • Diplomacy is required for all interactions; this includes following the chain of command and never circumventing the program and the AMEU Management's authority in terms of advising, reporting and the like.
  • Impartiality, objectivity and confidentiality are imperative; without prior authorization of AME manager assessment reports should not be shared within or outside ACTED without the authorization of AME manager and kept within AME Unit.
  • Reports must be complete and meticulous.
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential, as well as the ability to plan, take initiative and organize work independently
  • Understanding the nature of work carried out by programs is necessary for ensuring the relevance and usability of the reports produced. Therefore a proactive and self motivated attitude towards gaining a good understanding of ACTED programs is essential. In addition some prior knowledge of project specifics practices is desirable.
  • Willingness to learn and capacity to innovate; the AMEU Monitor must be inventive and eager to improve his/her own skills, and be capable to adapt, shape and develop tools best suited for ACTED’s activities;
  • Competencies in all computer related tasks including Word, Excel, and Access is strongly desirable. In cases where these skills have not been acquired the monitors should have the capacity to learn them quickly with the support of Database Manager.
  • Ability to travel to the field for data collection, cross checking the collected data of his own and if required for other team mates.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English is required
  • Good organizational and communication skills with international and national staff and rural communities are essential.
Experience required: 

Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education:

Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education:
Languages
Arabic: Fluent English: Excellent French:
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Submission guidelines: Applications should include a detailed CV with at least two References. Please send your CV, in English, writing in the subject the reference "AME Monitor" to the following e-mail address: lebanon.jobs@acted.org. The deadline for submission is September 22, 2017. Any CV submitted without reference to the position will be disregarded.
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