MEAL Officer
Kenya - Nairobi
4d ago

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

The Role

The primary responsibility of the role will be to manage the MEAL system to improve programme implementation in the operational areas.

The post holder will develop relevant data collection and reporting tools, to ensure that there is standardization of monitoring and evaluation activities

What we are looking for


  • Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Project management, Disaster Management, Statistics or closely related fields, with specialized training in monitoring and evaluation, or a combined professional qualification and sound experience
  • A minimum of 4 years of direct, hands-on working experience in building and operating monitoring and evaluation of projects / programs.
  • Humanitarian programme experience with international NGOs or other international organizations as well as understanding local languages.
  • Experience data capturing for humanitarian and development work in the contexts that range from emergency to development.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong Team working skills
  • Flexibility in tasks undertaken and exposure of working in ASAL areas.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadline
  • Good report writing skills, strong writing and communication skills and analytical abilities, particularly in the areas of learning, and capacity development / transfer.
  • Excellent working knowledge of computers. Knowledge of Access databases an advantage.
  • Able to take initiative and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in an effective, pro-active and timely manner
  • Desirable

  • Familiarity with project cycle management, monitoring and evaluation
  • Organised and able to manage own time under guidance and direction from line-manager
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s overall aims and beliefs, including strong commitment to gender, diversity issues, equal opportunities and capacity building
  • Strong interpersonal and self-awareness skills
  • Ability and willingness to undertake extensive travel in the country
  • Well-developed conceptual, critical, analytical thinking and planning skills
  • Ability to take Initiative, drive to achieve results, ability to develop effective organizations
  • Understanding and experience of gender equity issues and their relevance to humanitarian response work
  • Ability to work effectively with others, adaptive and flexible
  • Our values and commitment to safeguarding

  • Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct;
  • and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct.

    We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

    The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

    All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

    Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and / or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

    By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his / her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

    We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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