Ended MEAL Officer

The Job


Tamdeen Youth Foundation is a leading non-profit, & non-governmental humanitarian agency with a mission to fighting poverty and hunger, assisting people in crisis-affected areas and contributing effectively in promoting the sustained peace and developing local communities

Tamdeen Youth Foundation would like to announce that the following position is currently open for recruitment:

Position:  MEAL Officer
Contract Type: Service Contract
Report to : MEAL Coordinator
Location: Sana'a  
Application Deadline:  September 1 , 2019

Role Purpose :

The MEAL Officer will  ensure quality and accountability standards are integrated into the regular MEAL day to day work,  develop the overall framework for project

M &E system in collaboration with senior project staff , including recruitment , reporting .Develop and monitor project management plan to systemically document performance , ensure the alignment of M& E activities with project goals , contribute to the development of project work plan to identify project targets and ensure inclusion of M& E activities , maintain existing indicators tracking tools. Ensure adherence to specific monitoring and reporting requirements, analyses data for accuracy and quality issues.

Key functions include insuring that program is implemented on time and with quality, technical support to the different districts teams , management & support of the implementing partners, reporting representation the program management department

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and assist in proposing strategies to increase data use. ‎
  • Create a framework, work plan and technical tools for the monitoring and evaluation of project activities. ‎
  • Regular updating of indicator tracking matrixes and report on program indicator achievements on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • Write the project periodic reports, M&E reports, processing and review.
  • Monitor data quality and keep tracking the progress of project activities.
  • Prepare communication products e.g. photos, short videos, documentaries, success stories, snapshots as detailed in the organization communications guidelines.
  • Draft tools and their revisions as well as data collection procedures (eg. logical framework, ‎project performance tracking, indicators, and data flow chart). Ability to deal with and perceive MEAL tools and techniques
  • Review the performance of existing management information systems to help identify ‎gaps and impedances
  • Keep abreast of developments in project changes and progress in order to advise and recommend tools and strategies to increase project performances and ‎results. ‎
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected and to verify the accuracy of reported data. ‎
  • Ensure high quality MEAL reports are submitted on time. ‎
  • Ability to work on accountability initiatives, such as child participation, information sharing and complaints response mechanisms.
  • Review and analyze weekly reports to identify the causes of ‎potential bottlenecks in project implementation and to enhance quality of reporting. ‎
  • Assist programs leader and MEAL coordinator in the development and update program’s knowledge database (lessons learnt and MEAL essential standards).
  • Perform other relevant tasks as requested by the Senior MEAL Officer.


  • Bachelor’s degree in information and data management or industrial engineering, or any other relevant field.
  • Advanced skills in data management (Advance Access/Excel) and capacity in info graphics software.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience in managing data and/or MEAL in complex emergency programs for NGOs and INGOs.
  • Very good written English quality reports.
  • Self-motivated, results-driven and excellent sense of organization.
  • Excellent English language proficiency – ability to develop high quality reports and accurately analyze MEAL data.
  • Ability to interact with field teams and provide remote support on information and data management.
  • Takes responsibility and initiative for finding out MEAL-related issues and expanding own knowledge.
  • Willing to learn and enroll in various M&E courses and certificates.
  • Very good in project control and management.
How to Apply

Please note that Tamdeen Youth Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.  As a result, Tamdeen Youth Foundation recruits staff members based on the qualifications for the position, without regard to tribal affiliation, race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, disability, HIV status, marital status, or any other characteristic that may be protected by law.

Qualified and Interested individuals are required to apply for this  position via the TYF Career at the following link https://ee.humanitarianresponse.info/x/#qR8lHWKw

no letter than  1 -9 -2019
Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment.

  • Employer: TYF
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 11 August 2019
  • Deadline: 1 September 2019