All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values : dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.
These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
1. Background :
The Lebanon Protection Consortium is funded by ECHO and created by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in consortium with Gruppo Volontariato Civil (GVC) and Action Against Hunger ( ACF).
The programme aims to identify factors the prevent people from exercising their basic human rights, and seek innovative ways to collaborate with stakeholders through integrated protection responses.
2. Role Summary :
The role of the MEAL Manager is to establish and implement systems to promote evidence-based decision-making and to ensure harmonised monitoring and evaluation practices (M&E) practices across M&E units and programme teams of the Consortium members.
and play a key role in ensuring that the reporting needs of key stakeholders are met.
Generic Responsibilities :
Adhere to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures.
Lead the development of MEAL systems, including MEAL procedures, guidelines, procedures, and tools.
Advise management on MEAL solutions / options in the design of MEAL staffing, resourcing and budgeting for MEAL, and MEAL priorities for the Consortium.
Participate in programme design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for MEAL.
and data management, analysis and use.
Support the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data in programme development, adjustment or review.
Contribute to organisational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports.
Capacity building and training of programme and support staff on MEAL technical and conceptual areas.
Ensure effective communication and knowledge sharing between the Consortium members.
Oversee and be responsible of mainstreaming protection guidelines in the NRC’s related activities as per NRC’s Protection mainstreaming guidelines and ensure that all breaches / concerns reported are properly resolved.
Specific Responsibilities :
Ensure that LPC MEAL plan is finalised and adhered to.
Work with the Consortium members to ensure the timely roll-out and delivery of planned MEAL activities.
and ensure that they are age / gender sensitive.
Provide ongoing analysis and concrete recommendations to improve quality and efficacy of the project in terms of procedures, accountability to beneficiaries, etc.
Identify the needed analytics for monitoring programme efficiency and other reporting purposes.
Coordinate closely with the Consortium Information Coordinator (CIC) on the needed information management, analysis, data collection tools, and any other relevant subject.
Contribute to data analysis, provide feedback, and closely coordinate with the Consortium Information Coordinator.
Regularly update the CIC on the development of MEAL tools, indicators, and MEAL plan.
Actively contribute to the consolidated analysis of outcome monitoring, needs assessments, etc.
Conduct regular field visits in coordination with consortia members to ensure technical and operational compliance with MEAL systems and methodologies.
Monitor reports deadlines and support Consortium management with the preparation of donor reports to ensure compliance with key programme indicators and objectives.
Support the measure of project impacts and collection of vignettes with partner communication teams.
Organize and chair regular MEAL technical reference group meetings and disseminate the minutes, and participate actively in other LPC technical reference groups, including protection, advocacy, and other.
Follow up on actions points agreed on during MEAL technical reference group.
Lead the implementation of lessons learned workshops or sessions during key phases of the project.
Promote the principles and practices of beneficiary accountability to partner staff, providing training and coaching in beneficiary feedback and other good practices, as required.
Critical Interfaces :
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments / units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are :
3. Competencies :
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories :
Experience with SPSS or STATA is desirable.
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioral competencies and the following are essential for this position :