HEKS/EPER, Swiss Church Aid, supports projects designed to combat hunger, poverty and injustice in over 30 countries on four continents. HEKS/EPER also provides worldwide humanitarian assistance for victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts and supports the Church's diaconal work in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. In Switzerland, HEKS/EPER champions the rights and causes of refugees and socially disadvantaged people. Through its development and social policy work in the fields of climate justice, access to land and food, migration, and integration, HEKS/EPER strives for systemic change - globally and in Switzerland.

With the onset of conflict in Ukraine following the Russian invasion on the 24thof February 2022, 6.5 million Ukrainians (approximately 15% of the population) have been internally displaced while 3.3 million (approximately 8% of the population) have fled to neighboring countries. Major population centers are under siege with civilian infrastructure heavily damaged. Basic commodities are becoming scarce with critical services facing significant strain.

 

Therefore, we are looking for a proactive and experienced:

MEAL Manager, Ukraine, 100%
Your main responsibilities:

As MEAL Manager, you contribute to the daily monitoring of the Delegation and the successful operation of programs and support services, and you report to the Program Coordinator.

  • You assist the Program Coordinator in the implementation of programs
  • You contribute to the effective monitoring of programs (attainment of objectives, monitoring of indicators, in compliance with the schedule of activities, budget monitoring, contractual report...)
  • You alert the Program Coordinator in cases where discrepances in the execution of programs would be identified and proposes adjustments (at the level of activities, intervention area, budget, implementation schedule...)
  • You are in charge and coordinates external and internal reporting on the delegation
  • You assist the Program Coordinator with the training and supervision of teams
  • You ensure HEKS representation
  • You assist head of Delegation in liaisons with headquarters
To be successful you bring:
  • Minimum of 3 years in Monitoring and Evaluation, especially in emergency contexts and grant funded projects, is criticaProven experience in establishing a fully functional MEAL system for an organization that’s supported by bilateral & multilateral international donors. Priority given to those with experience in multi-country response settings
  • Proven experience in leading mixed-methods data collection activities from needs assessment to report writing
  • Thorough knowledge of Sphere, Core Humanitarian Standards, human rights, DNH, DAC evaluation criteria are essential
  • Thorough knowledge on the humanitarian coordination system and the cluster approach.
  • Experience in information
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally across the multi-country response, and domestically
  • Ability to establish collaborative relationships with staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders.
  • Strong attitude to take initiative, work autonomously and achieve results effectively.
  • Flexibility and Stress-management
  • Fluent English skills (written and spoken)
  • Knowledge in Romanian, Ukrainian or Russian languages will get preference


What you can expect from us:
  • An international position with a duty station in Odessa, Ukraine and Moldova (according to the security level)
  • An opportunity to make a difference in this world
  • An interesting and challenging position with scope for design
  • Duration 6 months (possible extension)
  • Starting date: ASAP


Would you like to join the HEKS/EPER team? We are looking forward to your complete application in English (CV, Cover letter and certificates) exclusively via our online portal.

We are not setting any closing date for this application.Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.Recruitment is ongoing until the position is filled.

For further information about HEKS/EPER, please consult our website  https://en.heks.ch/.