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Programmes Officer (*CLOSING SOON - apply before 01/02*)

Location: Solihull, West Midlands (Currently remote)

Start date: ASAP

Department: Programmes Management

 

Job Purpose  

The Programme Officer’s role is to be the day-to-day Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) focal point of Osman Consulting’s Programmes Management Department, in addition to supporting in Operational Management and Business Development.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

MEAL:

  • Oversee day-to-day implementation of MEAL projects in collaboration with the MEAL team, including, but not limited to, Third-Party Monitoring, Final Evaluations, Mid-Term Evaluations, and After Action Reviews

  • Design data collection tools including observation checklists, survey questionnaires, interview questionnaires, and focus group discussion outlines

  • Conduct data collection, including interviews, surveys and focus group discussions

  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis using software such as Excel and Power BI

  • Uphold and deliver robust quality assurance and triangulation practices

  • Design project LogFrames, MEAL Plans, and Theory of Changes

  • Donor monitoring and evaluation report writing

  • Recruit and train field data enumerators

 

Business Development:

  • Conduct desk research to gather intelligence on upcoming tenders

  • Represent OC during BD meetings with external stakeholders

  • Attend networking events

  • Schedule and leads meetings as appropriate, prepare meeting agendas, capture and shares notes, and track project communications

  • Provide technical input to proposal development, particularly regarding MEAL proposals

  • Support the BD team to identify partnership opportunities  

 

Operational Management:

  • Support the development of Concept Notes for Operational Management projects, including food distribution, NFI distribution, shelter, livelihood and WASH

  • Support the implementation of Operational Management projects on an ad hoc basis

  • Provide logistical support to Operational Management on an ad hoc basis

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in relevant field essential; Masters degree in relevant field desirable

  • 1 year experience in humanitarian, international development and/or MEAL essential

  • Fluent English speaker essential; second language desirable

  • Advanced research and analytical skills

  • Ability to multitask with strong attention to detail, organisation, and time management

  • Willingness to travel and work abroad, including fragile and conflict environments

  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team

  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative data analysis

  • Strong leadership skills; able to lead teams towards a shared goal

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, especially regarding cross cultural communication

  • Experience in donor monitoring and evaluation report writing

  • Knowledge of international donors including FCDO, USAID, ECHO, UN Agencies etc desirable

  • Ability to use creativity, reasoning, past experience, information and available resources to resolve issues

  • Knowledge of project cycle management and LogFrame approach desirable

All interested candidates please submit a CV and cover letter to:  

 

info@osmanconsulting.co.uk

Internships


Osman Consulting offer several internship opportunities each year in roles across the organisation. We are always looking for committed, enthusiastic and talented people who would like to gain experience in the humanitarian sector to come and work as part of our team, usually for a period of three months. Please see below for descriptions of the roles that we offer. If you would be interested in being considered for the next round of intakes, please send your CV to info@osmanconsulting.co.uk

The roles are unpaid, however hours are flexible and can be made to fit your schedule, and travel expenses are covered. Candidates should have the right to live and work in the UK to be eligible for these positions.

If you have a positive attitude, the right skills, would enjoy being a vital part of a small team, and have an interest in gaining experience in an organisation working in the humanitarian sector, we look forward to hearing from you!

1. We offer a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) internship suited to those with strong writing and analytical skills. This internship opportunity offers the chance to support the M&E department with project work, report writing and analysis.


2. Our research internship is suited to candidates with strong research, analysis and writing skills, and will involve supporting and contributing to the production of reports, proposals and other content.


3. There is a business development internship available for those who would like to take on a role involving identifying new opportunities, expanding our network and supporting development and growth.


4. Osman Consulting’s clerical and administrative internship

involves supporting the running of the organisation and taking on a number of office tasks, and is well suited to an organised, independent and motivated candidate.


For more details or to register your interest, get in touch!

Media and Communications Intern

(*CLOSING SOON - apply before 01/02*)

Osman Consulting are looking for someone to be involved in communications and media (including photo and video content), website management and updates, graphic design and social media.

This is an exciting and wide-ranging role for an enthusiastic and pro-active candidate which requires creativity and good judgment. We are looking for an individual who has a great attitude, would enjoy being part of our small team, and has an interest in working in the humanitarian sector.

The number of hours for the position is flexible, and will be discussed and arranged during the application process, but we would hope to find someone who can commit two to three days a week. 

 

This person will support in managing, maintaining and updating the company website, social media and in the general design, branding and appearance of outputs (for example: reports, proposals, capability statements, brochures, newsletters, etc). The role will include the chance to take a leading role in expanding the public face of the company, with publicity through articles, videos, graphics etc. The candidate can think creatively about the best channels and ways of promoting our work and our message, and connecting to potential partners and clients.

Candidates should have a good eye for media materials including photographs and videos in order to support the Programmes Management department in sorting and editing these and selecting appropriate images for different uses (e.g. verification and technical photographs, photographs to share with partners/donors, and photographs for use on social media and the website).

 

The role may include the below elements: 

 

  • Organising media materials received from our field teams;

  • Production of video, graphics and other multimedia content; 

  • Keep social media and website updated, active and engaging; 

  • Design of company publications, reports, etc., to enhance the quality of our visual and aesthetic impact, and ensure a coherent and professional style for all outputs; 

  • Work with the team to create, develop and implement a clear messaging strategy; 

  • Social Media planning, content production and monitoring and analysis; 

  • Be proactive in getting input from the team to turn into media content, advise and support the production of this content;  

  • Oversee production of a regular newsletter; 

  • Working with the team to develop how the organisation presents itself in key documents, assessing content, language, style, etc.; 

  • Expand the audience for social media posts, improve our visibility and reach, and increase understanding of our work and services; 

  • Ensure we make the best use of social media to present our organisation, our values and our activities clearly and effectively; 

  • Ensure we use our social media to develop and maintain networks and relationships, as well as to expand and create new links and opportunities; 

  • Develop relationships with key contacts in other organisations and liaising with these individuals to promote and communicate about our work; 

  • Find and plan events and opportunities for networking and for promoting OC, collaborating on developing briefings/messaging for specific events and meetings; 

  • Potentially finding new forums and platforms to increase our presence and share our work; 

  • Tie our work into wider trends, events, etc. to maximise impact. 

  • Monitor and respond to social media messages. 

 

Experience and skills:

  • Excellent computer proficiency, including with design and video production programmes; 

  • Excellent English language skills; 

  • Good eye for detail;

  • Good at both independent and collaborative work; able to develop effective working relationships; 

  • Innovative, bold, energetic and organised; 

  • Able to quickly pick up the ethos of the company, and able to highlight and communicate this in an effective way; 

  • Able to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders; 

  • Strong digital content skills; 

  • Looking for experience in the humanitarian field, passionate about the work we do and ready and eager to learn. 

  • Undergraduate degree or past experience in a relevant subject/field would be a bonus; 

  • Experience in similar roles would be a bonus; 

  • Experience in website design and maintenance would be a bonus; 

  • Arabic language skills would be a bonus but not required. 

All interested candidates please submit a CV and cover letter to:  

 

info@osmanconsulting.co.uk

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