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  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Jordan
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Documentation and Information Management
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MEAL Registrar

Jordan (Jordan)

Requisition ID: req5644

Job Title: MEAL Registrar

Sector: Monitoring & Evaluation

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Jordan

Job Description

Background/IRC Summary:

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.

CONTEXTUAL BACKGROUND

The Syria crisis is often described as the worst humanitarian catastrophe since the end of the Cold War. Inside Syria, 7.6 million people are internally displaced and 12.2 million are in need of humanitarian assistance, with 4.8 million in hard-to-reach areas. There are 4 million Syrian refugees in neighboring countries. This is no short-term humanitarian episode. The devastating human consequences to huge numbers of people will endure for decades. The destruction of relationships, communities, livelihoods, homes and infrastructure will take years to repair.

IRC is offering a robust humanitarian response to the Syria crisis. With an annual budget in excess of $140 million and a rapidly expanding portfolio, supported by more than 3,000 staff and workers in the region, IRC is undertaking programs in Syria and the neighboring countries of Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan. The Jordan Country program has a current budget of $50 million and operates in Northern Jordan and Southern Syria , providing assistance in primary health care, protection and economic and recovery interventions and working with a wide range of partners and sub-awardees. Our work in these challenging settings gives rise to some of the most pressing issues facing contemporary humanitarian action, including questions of access, security, funding and coordination.

Scope of Work:

The Jordan’s IRC MEAL unit is seeking for 4 registrars who will be working under the M&E to conduct different types of monitoring and evaluation activities such as leading on the process of field data collection activities including collection for data through surveys and observation activities, and generating initial analytical reportsacross the country programs and will be considered as a third monitoring party for the programmatic activities. Considering that the nature of such duties requires movement flexibility as IRC implements in (East Amman, Zarqa, Mafraq, Irbid, Ramtha, Zaatari camp, and Azraq camp)

The registrars will attend core monitoring capacity building and orientation session about the IRC’s programs to improve their core monitoring skills and to understand the IRC’s programs and implemented activities.

The registrars will work closely with the MEAL team to plan, implement and document all findings of the implemented monitoring activities.

Major Responsibilities:

The MEAL assessor will be engaged in monitoring and accountability activities:

  • Conduct observation and monitoring field visits for program activities as a third monitoring party.
  • Conduct high quality data collection for monitoring purposes.
  • Review and clean collected data.
  • Keep data well organized for all observation and monitoring activities.
  • Capture the challenges and learning opportunities to feed in the improvement of the monitoring activities.
  • Draft initial observation and monitoring field visits reports that capture all visits findings.
  •  Entering data from implementation of monitoring activities, focus group discussion, observations and key informant interviews
  • Support MEAL unit on implementing their party monitoring activities
  • Ensure that hard copies of data collected are kept at project sites.
  • Ensure timely and accurate routine data collection & regular spot-checks.
  • Participate in the baseline, mid-term and end of term evaluations of programs in accordance with the MEAL standard
  • Any other relevant task as require
  • Receiving, recording, classifying and routing complaints that are collected through helpdesk and suggestion box channels for attention.
  • Conduct awareness creation and dissemination about the complaint and feedback mechanism at the field level
  • Capture the challenges and learning opportunities to feed in the improvement of the Feedback and Response Mechanism.

Qualifications

Education: Relevant higher national diploma or university degree or other advance technical support.

Work Experience: 1 year in monitoring, data collection, analytical and/or social services, with case management experience and interaction with beneficiaries strongly preferred

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of monitoring and complaints systems and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze, interpret and present data.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Experienced user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and database management software; familiarity with mobile data collection preferred (such as ONA).
  • Strong self-initiative, and ability to be flexible under pressure.
  • Preferably have a previous working experience with Syrian refugees and local communities.

Language Skills:  English and Arabic

Deliverables:

The ultimate deliverables of this position is to generate initial monthly monitoring and accountability reports for the carried out activities as a third monitoring party during the assignment period.

Working Environment: The position is based in Amman with standard office working hours and environment, with a possible mobility among the IRC’s facilities around the different governorates (Amman, Irbid, Ramtha, Zarqa’a, Za’tari and Azraq Camp).

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