MEAL Assistant

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Posted on 17 Sep, 2023
Closing on 27 Sep, 2023
Deadline has been extended till Sep 27, 2023

Job Description

Reporting to: MEAL Officer

Sector Food Security and Livelihood

Location Wadi Hadramout with frequent visits to Aden

Deadline: 27 Septemper 2023

About NMO

NMO is a registered national NGO with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor No. 284. Our mission is to take the lead to empower communities in Yemen through humanitarian response and sustainable development programs in a professional way through effective partnerships. NMO started its activity in Yemen since 2012 and has been implementing projects in 5 sectors, namely FSL , Education and child protection , WASH and Health , Shelter and CCCM and protection , and Governance and Capacity building

Purpose of the job

The MEAL Assistant is responsible for planning, developing, monitoring, and evaluating the assigned tasks of project activities She/He will carry out managerial responsibilities of monitoring and evaluating the overall project activities throughout the whole implementation period of the project The MEAL Project Officer will ensure fully supervising of all activities and ensure that the project is on the right track, achieving the planned targets, and indicators and performing all the respective activities

Duties and Responsibilities

NMO is looking for an efficient and qualified person to fill the position of MEAL Assistant to carry out the following

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Design MEAL plans and indictor performance tracking table IPTT for the projects and ensure their compatibility with the commitments mentioned in the project proposals, agreements, and the systems of the organization
  •  Involved in preparing the field visits plans for the team to the required team and submitting them to the line manager
  • .Preparing the financial reports and documents of the daily workers
  • .Designing the structured questionnaires and forms for the purposes of monitoring and evaluation assessments surveys to verify the quality of interventions
  • .Planning and conducting field visits to monitor the level of commitment to humanitarian work standards and the level of progress in implementing activities
  • .Supervising the daily workers with ensuring holding training courses for them to explain and review the tasks they perform
  • Collecting data and conducting individual interviews and focus group discussion with the targeted beneficiaries to verify the level of community satisfaction and follow up the level of response to complaints
  • .Supervising the process of data collection using KOBO TOOLBOX from the field by daily workers and analyzing them using analysis programs such as SPSS
  • .Involved in preparing success stories and case studies
  • .Participating in conducting the needs assessments through conducting the several field visits during the project design period
  • .Organizing periodic review meetings and sharing monitoring and evaluation outcomes with projects' team
  • .Conducting baseline, end line and final evaluation surveys, including those needed for projects, and measuring the level of changes
  • .Conducting verification of the beneficiaries list and submitting a report to the line manager and the project team
  • .Participate in raising awareness among beneficiaries and stakeholders about the mechanisms and channels in place for submitting complaints and suggestions
  • Carrying out all required reports and sending them to the line manager for review and sharing them with project managers (including, but not limited to, workshops & and training sessions evaluation, baseline and end-line surveys, PDMs and ODMs as well as other types of assessments and data collection that is required)
  • Follow up on the hard components that belong to the construction and rehabilitation of the different assets in the area and ensure sharing the reports of the progress achievement with the line-manger 
  • .Active participation in the internal periodic meetings of the organizations
  • .Ensuring archive data and documents according to the archiving system followed in the organization
  • .Invest in learning opportunities and resources and work on self- learning and improving
  • Assist at raising any suggestions and feedback that would raise the level of performance in the workplace and inform the relevant persons of any matters that may affect the integrity, impartiality, and reputation of the organization
  • .Compliance with the systems, procedures, principles, and institutional values of the organization
  • .Other related tasks as required by line managers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Education bachelor's degree in monitoring and evaluation; Engineering, Business Administration, Social Sciences, or any other field related to monitoring and evaluation with two years' experience


  • Experience Minimum one to two years of professional work experience in monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning, working with NGOs in the field of humanitarian work
  •  Experience in the design and implementation of M&E activities

Skills and Qualities  

  • .Strong Arabic and strong English skills, written and spoken and shows high performance to write reports in both Arabic and English
  • .Excellent computer skills particularly in Microsoft applications, MS Office and data collecting tools using KOBO TOOLBOX and analysis software such as SPSS
  • .Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently, as well as part of the team
  • .Excellent negotiation, communication, and meeting management skills
  • .Strong planning skills and dealing with implementation challenges and finding solutions
  • .Ability to work effectively under stress in emergency situations
  • .Knowledge of different working standards and ethics including sphere standard

Important Notes / مقترحات هامة

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