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19-025: National Consultant - Reporting and MEAL Officer
Country:Indonesia
Department:Humanitarian Response
  
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:


BACKGROUND
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
 

A series of powerful earthquakes struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, September 28. The largest quake, a powerful magnitude 7.4, shook the region at 5:02 p.m. local time, triggering a tsunami, major liquefaction and landslides that hit nearby coastlines, including the coastal city of Palu. The quake was centred about 35 miles northeast of Donggala and 50 miles north of Palu, which have a combined population of more than 600,000 people. Indonesia’s National Agency for Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, stated that an estimated 2.4 million people were affected by the earthquake and tsunami. State authorities also report more than 82,775 people displaced and at least 10,679 injured. International Medical Corps’ Emergency Response Team arrived in Jakarta within 48 hours of the disaster and began coordinating with national and local actors to determine the scale of need and consider potential interventions

PURPOSE OF THE CONSULTANCY

To lead all reporting for the emergency program and to implement the MEAL work plan and contribute to achieving and improving the quality of the program/project. The role holder will also work on ensuring that Community-Based Feedback and Response Mechanisms (CBRFMs) are in place.

DELIVERABLES

  1. Reporting
    • Lead preparation, review, and submission of reports according to all internal and external deadlines.
    • Serve as a focal point for all donor reporting requirements.
    • Coordinate formal reporting as well as informal program updates, highlights, success stories, and any other communication materials for both internal and external use.
    • Coordinate with program team to ensure that activities are on track, and raise any issues with project implementation.

       

  2. Project design and planning
    • Participate in any assessments and evaluations by organizing the training for enumerators on assessment methodology, tools, respondent’s selection, and supervise field team to ensure field level data integrity.
    • Ensure that MEAL activities are participatory and uphold accountable and useful MEAL systems.
    • Support in developing results framework and logframe, including indicators.

       

  3. MEAL system
    • Ensure that different components of the MEAL system are functional and relevant and maintain IPTT to track output, outcome, and impact indicators as applicable and their measurement in the different sectors of relevance.
    • Support the program staff in development of databases for all programs by using available technologies.
    • Organize and lead data collection activities following the data collection and reporting flow put in place for a project.
    • Use tools for tracking project's progress and bottlenecks and develop simple data collection tools based on monitoring indicators.
    • Maintain effective M&E system (ensure data collected translates to the M&E Framework/IPTT).

  1. Data analysis, including use of statistical software
    • Perform data cleaning and ensuring data integrity before data analysis
    • Perform descriptive univariate and bivariate data analysis using Excel Pivot tables or statistical software.
    • Interpret frequency tables, bi-variate cross tables, the mean and median.

       

  2. Capacity development and training
    • Deliver basic training to teams (reporting, data collection methods, use of tools, and concepts of M&E).
    • Assess the knowledge change of participants to trainings.

       

  3. Learning and knowledge management
    • Organize the documentation of the project's activities, results, and processes.
    • Organize secondary data (internal and external sources).

       

  4. Community Based Feedback and Response Mechanisms
    • Adhere to key concepts and commitments regarding accountability to affected populations (AAP), including IASC CAAP, CHS, and Sphere Humanitarian Charter.
    • Ensure that all data collected via the CBFRM has been reported to the manager in a timely manner, by creating a complaints database.

  1. IMC’s policies, guidelines, and procedures
    • Actively promote Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) standards within IMC and amongst its beneficiaries.
    • Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the Code of Conduct, ethics, values, and standpoint with regards to internal and external actors.

       

  2. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Conduct periodic data quality audits to assess the quality of collected data for indicators.
  • Mitigate data pitfalls, issues, and ensure that strategies for quality data are in place.
  • Conduct regular field visits.
  • Conduct periodic data analysis and triangulate data from other MEAL exercise.

 

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

 

  1. Code of Conduct

    All Consultants are required to adhered to  and promote International Medical Corps shared responsibility and obligation to report matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report to International Medical Corps.

  2. Equal Opportunity

     International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal consultancy opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard  to  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

 

Qualifications:
  •           Diploma or a bachelor's degree in related fields.
  • Minimum of three years applied experience with a humanitarian organization.
  • Previous experience in reporting.
  • Knowledge of major donor contracts, cooperative agreements, and grant regulations, as well as familiarity with reporting requirements.
  • Previous experience working with a humanitarian organization is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Fluent in Bahasa and written English.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of reporting requirements and MEAL systems, including project cycle and results chain, indicators and their measurement.
  • Understand the concept of participatory monitoring, evaluation, accountability, learning, and needs assessment.
  • Understand key concepts and commitments regarding accountability to affected populations (AAP), including IASC, CAAP, CHS, and Sphere Humanitarian Charter.
  • Develop results frameworks and logical framework for tracking the project's progress and bottlenecks.
  • Ability to understand gender related challenges within the beneficiary groups.
  • Preferred experience of working in an emergency or post-emergency environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Innovative and solutions-oriented.
  • Have the analytical, conceptual, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Building collaborative relationships.
  • Manage performance by setting clear goals.