MEAL Officer

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Posted on 11 May, 2022
Closing on 11 Jun, 2022
One Condition has been added to the required Qualifications

Job Description




MEAL Officer 2



Report to

MEAL Manager


Sana’a with regular field visits


3 Months Renewable according to budget & performance

ABOUT Building Foundation for Development:

BFD is a non-governmental and non-profit Yemeni organization, that was established in 2014. BFD is a leading humanitarian-based and development-oriented organization, which over the years extended its coverage to several governorates, with a mission of working in a humane and transparent manner for the vulnerable groups in society and the affected groups through the implementation of sustainable development and relief programs of the highest quality.  Responding to all areas of humanitarian sectors, BFD aspires to provide an integrated humanitarian and development response to conflict-affected areas through a professional, neutral, transparent approach, and through adherence to the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS).



The MEAL Officer will be based in BFD’s Field Office and he/she will be responsible for MEAL-related tasks, in addition to supporting the planning, implementation, tracking, and reporting on project’s activities.

He/She will provide technical support in all areas of monitoring and evaluation including rigorous field monitoring, data collection, analysis, assessments, surveys, accountability, and learning activities.

The MEAL Officer will work closely with the programs teams in conducting field monitoring, support capacity-building, and facilitate the collection of quality data. He/She will provide ongoing support in reviewing progress reports and documents.

The MEAL Officer shall ensure sensitizing targeted beneficiaries about their rights and the CFM, and conducting regular post-distribution monitoring activities.


  • Develop/update comprehensive MEAL plans for the project activities, indicators, MoVs collection, field visits, and other MEAL tasks related to measuring the projects outcomes and outputs.
  • Design the required MEAL tools for the project including the indicators tracking tools, templates, checklists, and other tools as required.
  • Daily monitoring of the field team for all project requirements, from receiving alerts to providing assistance.
  • Examine the RRM kits to see whether they're in excellent working order -if applicable-.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting against the monthly indicator performance tracking table.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting to the respective clusters’ data portals.
  • Develop and follow-up the project reporting matrix in close coordination with the designated programs staff to ensure timely and accurate reporting.
  • Conduct and supervise the data collection, analyzing, and quality check of data and activities implemented.
  • Conduct the monitoring field visits to the project locations in order to carry out technical monitoring, verify that the field works are implemented with timeline and according to the standards of relevant sectors, as well as national & international quality standards.
  • As required, assisting in development and improvement of the technical supervision plans.
  • Prepare the required monitoring checklists, and reflecting the key findings and follow-up issues of the field visits in a specific Field MEAL Report template and follow-up essential issues with concerned staff in a continuous process.
  • Conduct monthly performance analysis and presentations.
  • Implement BFD’s Complaints and Feedback Mechanism and ensure that BFD’s Accountability approach is mainstreamed in all of projects’ activities.
  • Ensure reliable and regular archiving of projects’ MoVs and documents.
  • Participate in conduction of surveys, needs assessments, DDMs, PDMs, Baseline, End-line, etc.
  • Support the field team meetings and compile/ follow-up on action-positive and timely feedback.
  • Ensure all project staff understands and adhere to the project logical frame work, indicators and goals.
  • Record lessons learned and good practice case studies from reviews and evaluations and communicate them to field team.
  • Support the media team officer in developing success stories, publications, news and other communication and visibility materials.
  • Any other task as requested by direct supervisor

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required
  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience in managing data and/or MEAL in complex emergency programs.
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge in GFD/RRM projects is preferable, as well as Sphere and other humanitarian standards.
  • Excellent report writing and analysis skills.
  • Understanding of humanitarian programming and reporting.
  • High standards of accountability.
  • Previous experience of supervising staff.
  • Ability to work individually and within a team.

Previous experience with Data entry, data cleaning and data analysis using KOBO, Ms. Excel and SPSS

Core Humanitarian Standards (CHs): The role holder is required to carry out the duties in adherece to the Core Humanitarian Standards, the values and principles outlined in BFD's policies such as Code of Conduct, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation and other internal policies and guidelines.

Equal Opportunities The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the BFD Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures


BFD doesn't charge any fees for recruitment and doesn't have any relationship with recruitment agencies

Females are encouraged to apply for this position

How to Apply

Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements are required to apply through below link:

Note: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible and not to wait until the closing date, as applications and CVs will be reviewed as they are submitted and interviews will be conducted on rolling basis .

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Deadline to send your application: before: 11 / June / 2022

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