Extended deadline: People in Need Moldova is hiring MEAL (Monitoring & Evaluation) Officers

Description:

Organization

People in Need

Job Title         

MEAL (Monitoring & Evaluation) Officers

Duty Station

1 ME Officer in Bălți

1 ME Officer in Comrat

Application Deadline

31 January 2022

Education & Work Experience

Bachelor degree in social studies or related fields

Required Languages

Romanian, or Russian; English is a plus

Type of contract

Employment contract; Full time work

Expected duration of Assignment

Determined period, with possibility of extension

 

Background

People in Need (PIN) is a Czech non-governmental organization that provides relief aid and development assistance while working to defend human rights and democratic freedom. It is one of the largest relief and development organizations in post-communist Europe and has administered projects in 37 countries over the past 20 years. See here for more information about PIN: www.peopleinneed.net.

From 2009 onwards, PIN has added development programmes to its work in Moldova, building a vision and practices that keep people and communities at the centre of our work. Throughout its presence in the country, PIN has been contributing to the development of following sectors: Sustainable Livelihood and Environment, Social Inclusion and Protection, Good Governance.

Position overview

Summary of duties

The ME (Monitoring & Evaluation) Officer is responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the MEAL framework of the emergency response. The ME officer reports to MEAL Manager based in Chisinau and works closely with other relevant PIN colleagues.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the MEAL Manager based in Chisinau.

Main Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of PIN Moldova MEAL Manager, ME officer will be responsible for:

  • Ensure consistency in monitoring and evaluation processes of emergency projects;
  • Provide technical support during project M&E planning and in routine monitoring;
  • Participate or lead in conducting surveys or other data collection activities (observations, Focus Group Discussions, Post Distribution Monitoring or other relevant assessments);
  • Conduct independent monitoring of project activities prior agreeing the interview questionnaires with MEAL manager and project team to check on the relevancy;
  • Provide technical support in evaluations and other assessments and research activities;
  • Systematically support the project teams in using of M&E results and findings;
  • Assisting with in depth interviews in person and online. Preparing short summaries of the main outcomes of the meeting if needed.

 

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be able to work without direct supervision, pay attention to details and will exhibit personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility, respect for diversity, creative thinking and problem solving.

  • Bachelor degree in social studies or related fields;
  • Experience in ME activities is an advantage (designing and carrying out M&E studies, reviews and evaluations, quantitative and qualitative data collection tools);
  • Experience in the NGO field with a focus on civil society development or emergency programs is an advantage;
  • Team work;
  • Computer literate;
  • Ability to undertake regular field visits;
  • Excellent command of Romanian. Good command of English and/or Russian is a plus – in case of ME Officer based in Bălți; Excellent command of Russian. Good command of English and/or Romanian is a plus – in case of ME Officer based in Comrat.

 

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • Cover Letter – in English or Romanian (in case of applicants from Bălți); in English/Romanian/Russian (in case of applicants from Comrat);
  • Full CV – in English or Romanian (in case of applicants from Bălți); in English/Romanian/Russian (in case of applicants from Comrat);
  • Contacts of three references with a possibility of including the supervisor in the most recent work assignment.

The above shall be sent to the following link: https://apply.workable.com/people-in-need-2/j/58AFB5921A/apply/ and use subject heading (please mention the location, depending on case): Ref: ME (Monitoring, Evaluation) Officer Bălți or Ref: ME (Monitoring, Evaluation) Officer Comrat.

Deadline for applications: January 31, 2022, by COB. The applicants will be invited for interviews on the rolling basis. Application process might be stopped earlier if a suitable candidate will be identified before the application deadline.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview. No phone calls inquiries allowed. 

By sending their CV and other documents to the aforementioned link the candidate implicitly consents to their personal data appearing in the CV and such other documents being held and processed by PIN exclusively with the view to analysing the candidate’s suitability for the position, and to keeping such data in our files for a reasonable period of time in accordance with the PIN's Data Protection Policy. The candidate can revoke such consent anytime by sending an according notice. Kindly refrain from including any special personal data, whose processing, as per applicable law, requires the express written consent of the subject of such data.

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