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Posted on 06 Oct, 2021
Closing on 21 Oct, 2021

Job Description

Field MEAL Associate

Division: MEAL.
Location: Shabwah.
Reports to: MEAL Officer.


A humanitarian, independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization that works across Yemen. The organization provides direct assistance for conflict-affected populations, IDPs, host communities and vulnerable groups in the conflict areas. The organization, in partnership with international agencies, takes action during crisis situations, and goes the extra mile to engage in other contexts where its competencies will add value. The organization promotes durable solutions for conflict-affected populations and helps to restore services, education, economic, wellbeing and health.

Job Purpose:
This position reports to the MEAL officer and is mainly responsible for covering the targeted districts by conducting field monitoring visits. He/she will be handling the complaint and feedback methods and will participate in the data collection and analysis, preparing all means of verification and reviewing all document forms and registry lists on regular basis. In addition, he/she will make sure that the organization standards are met and ensure that all projects’ activities are conducted in an orderly proper and acceptable manner as donor and community standards. 

Key Responsibilities:

 Monitoring and Data Management:

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and assist in proposing strategies to increase data use. ‎
  • Working closely with the MEAL Officer to establish a mechanism for data collection tools (quantitative and qualitative) and reporting to ensure all monitoring requirements are met, including field monitoring.
  • Assist in clarifying project information needs.‎
  • Conduct regular field visits to closely assess the performance in the field, the quality of the provided services, and collect any comments, feedback from the beneficiaries.
  • Conducting data quality assessments on key activities and developing analytical reports.
  • Attend and assist the MEAL officer in conducting the review meeting with the project team, program managers, and MEAL focal points to demonstrate the project figures, share any encountered challenges, and extrapolate corresponding solutions.
  • Organize, design, plan, and carry out the collection, verification, evaluation, analysis, compilation, and dissemination of program data.
  • Conducting data quality assessments on key activities and developing analytical reports.
  • Conduct systematic data quality checks and cleaning procedures before submitting data for analysis.
  • Review and analyze weekly reports to identify the causes of ‎potential bottlenecks in project implementation and to enhance the quality of reporting. ‎
  • Draft tools and their revisions as well as data collection procedures (e.g., logical framework, ‎project performance tracking, indicators, and data flow chart). ‎
  • Monitor data quality and keep tracking the progress of project activities.
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected and to verify the accuracy of reported data.
  • Prepare lessons learnt from the project.
  • Ensure high quality MEAL reports are submitted on time. ‎
  • Participate in the verification of beneficiaries of WASH assistance including the distribution of different hygiene kits, ceramic filters, etc.
  • Perform other relevant tasks as requested by the MEAL Officer.

Assessment, Surveys, and Learning:

  • Regularly conduct Post Distribution Monitoring and KAP surveys
  • Compiling and analyzing collected data in order to identify lessons learned and any gaps or problems; sharing results in project reflection meetings and reporting any concerns to the appropriate program.
  • Keeps up to date with developments in the sector, including best practice examples in the field and, and ensure ongoing personal development and learning.

Reporting and Accountability:

  • Assist the MEAL Manager and/or the MEAL Officer to conceptualize, write, and consolidate progress reports, as well as briefing documents and other publications relating to the organization’s implementation.
  • Support the MEAL officer in the quarterly, interim, and final narrative reporting, ensuring that the reporting meets donor expectations and requirements.
  • Identification and formulation of lessons learned from evaluations and studies to be integrates into the final report
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and prepare relevant reports;
  • In coordination with the Information Management Officer, MEAL Manager and MEAL Officer, implement the Accountability Mechanism, including preparations of tools for feedback and complaint collecting and recording
  • Undertake any other duties which may be assigned.
  • Act as Complaints Response Mechanism Area Focal Point, including reception, registration and sharing of complaints with MEAL officer on monthly basis.

Qualifications, Experiences, and Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanitarian and/or Development Studies, or relevant field.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience within the humanitarian field.
  • Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts, including traveling within governate of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection, including mobile data collection.
  • Very good in English written and verbal.
  • Good level of proficiency in Word, PPT and Windows Excel.
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to work with people from various cultural groups and background.
  • Strong empathy, understanding of and sensitivity to specific needs of most vulnerable populations.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Attention to details and rigor in field and reporting work.
  • Demonstrated commitment to meet deadlines and high degree of autonomy in his work.

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