Ended Quality Assurance Assistant – MEAL

The Job

Job title: Quality Assurance Assistant – MEAL

Employment category:

Reporting to: Quality Assurance Team Leader – MEAL

Direct reports: None

Unit/department: MEAL/Quality Assurance

Location: Alsokhnah

Authorization level: TBC

Overall purpose of the role: this non-managerial position is under the overall guidance of the QA Team Leader – MEAL. S/he will contribute to the development and implementation of DRC Yemen Quality Assurance framework, with particular focus assisting the designing and implementing the MEL activities; lead on site distribution monitoring process, Assist the QA team in assuring the implementation of activities adhering to quality criteria during monitoring process. Conduct door-to-door verification and finalization of the report. S/he will assist the recruitment process of causal data collectors/entrants and oversee the data collection process in the field and support the in the implementation of evaluation and surveys.

Responsibilities: (in bullet points)

  • Maintain close working relationships with the field project team and stakeholders.
  • Undertake field-monitoring missions to assess progress of the project implementation using standard monitoring and evaluation tools and methodologies.
  • Conduct door-to-door verification process and submit the final results of verification.
  • Assist in the recruitment process of data collectors (casual) and follow up on their contracts, attendance, payments.
  • Oversee the data collection process in the field for MEAL activities (baseline, mid-term, evaluation and PDM) as well as capture the lessons learned and best practice.
  • Support in reviewing and translating the MEAL surveys.
  • Assist in receiving complaints from beneficiaries on the hotline, mobile, feedback boxes and/or any newly instituted feedback channels.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by QA Team Leader/Manager.

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

  • Minimum of one-year experience in the similar job with national/international NGOs/UN.
  • Well knowledge of MS utilities (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to write reports in both Arabic and English.


  • Flexibility in carrying out tasks.
  • Good listener with clear communications.
  • Adheres to the DRC’s values and ethical standards.
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the DRC Yemen Program.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Willingness to travel very frequently to field sites and percent of the time.
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and partners to facilitate the provision of support.
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
  • Solid communication skills (written and oral): sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners, respectful and helpful relations with donors and project staff.
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.
  • Solicits feedback from staff about the impact of his/her own behavior

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

High school certificate. Preferably, bachelor’s degree in social science, IT, computer science, statistics, economics, M&E science or related field.





Striving for excellence


Taking the lead


Demonstrating integrity


¨Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others

¨Advanced: I can work independently at full professional level.

¨Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • English – Good
  • Arabic -  Fluent
How to Apply

Qualified CVs are invited through the below application link no later than 21 August 2019. Due to the urgency of this recruitment, interviews will be done on a rolling basis; and a candidate may be identified even before the closing date.


  • Employer: DRC
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Al-Sokhnah
  • Posted on: 8 August 2019
  • Deadline: 21 August 2019