Ended MEAL Officer

The Job

Category: Development/UN/NGOs

Position:         MEAL Officer

Location:       Aden

Reports to:     Senior MEAL Officer   

Reference:        HR/18/172

Duration:         Till June 30, 2019 renewable based on fund availability and performance 

ABOUT RI:     Established in 1990, Relief International (RI) is a leading global humanitarian, nonprofit organization committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development, providing them the tools and support they need to gain self-reliance.  


Under the supervision of the Senior MEAL Officer, the MEAL Officer will make sure to maintain an effective monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning system of RI projects. The tasks include routine monitoring of activities, providing monitoring reports, conducting field visits to ensure compliance with established standards and requirements.


  • Assist in developing projects Indicator trackers and MEAL plans in cooperation with project managers;
  • Ensure regular follow-up and progress reporting on project indicator trackers and MEAL plans to the Senior MEAL officer;
  • Participate in RI’s assessment, baseline, end-line, KAP studies as instructed by the Senior MEAL Officer;
  • Participate in developing MEAL department annual plans;
  • Develop and maintain databases when required;
  • Ensure proper data collection, entry and analysis of projects;
  • Monitor data quality and keep tracking the progress of projects activities;
  • Lead Pre and post distribution monitoring for projects if any;
  • Maintain a proper electronic and hard archiving system of all related MEAL documents with the assistance of the MEAL assistant;
  • Review the performance of existing management information systems to help identify ‎potential modifications, improvement or information resources;
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of activities implemented and data collected and suggest ways for improvement;
  • Collect, consolidate, review and analyze weekly reports to identify the causes of ‎potential bottlenecks in project implementation and to enhance quality of performance and reporting;
  • Supervise feedback and complaints mechanism log, analysis and verification process, reporting and follow up cases until they are closed;
  • Review the monthly report on feedback and complaint mechanism of related RI projects;
  • Assist in verification of data and complaints and provide advice;
  • Provide a monthly performance report of the progress of projects to the Senior MEAL Officer;
  • Perform other relevant tasks as required by the Senior MEAL Officer.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • University degree in a relevant field;
  • Very good command of English language (Speaking and writing skills);
  • Ability to use MS. Office, MS. Excel and Power Point in particular;
  • Ability to produce informative reports;
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience;
  • Good contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities, social and cultural constraints and realities
  • Experience in MEAL activities, accountability-related tasks in particular is highly preferred; and
  • Background in Cash and nutrition programs is preferred;

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

 Inclusiveness

 Transparency and Accountability

 Agility and Innovation

 Collaboration

 Sustainability

How to Apply
  • Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to Click Here for submitting their application  by midnight December 12, 2018.  
  • RECRUITMENT IS URGENT: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible and not to wait until the closing date, as CVs will be reviewed as they are submitted and INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON A ROLLING BASIS.
  • Females Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
  • Employer: Relief International
  • Category: Programs
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: 5 December 2018
  • Deadline: 12 December 2018