MEAL Manager

MEAL Manager

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: Ava 0017-Aug 2021

Job Title: MEAL Manager

Application deadline: 10.08.2021

Duty Station: The position will be based in AMUDA –Al Raqqa/ NE Syria.

Job Requirements:

  • Documented university degree in statistics, economics, or other related discipline.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in MEAL of donor-funded programs (of which a sizable portion in conflict/humanitarian programs)
  • Strong knowledge of MEAL methodology data analysis and synthesis, performance evaluation and correction, and report writing
  • Strong experience in designing, developing/managing MEAL systems in complex environments.
  • Experience of designing a capacity-building plane to achieve MEAL objectives.
  • Thorough familiarity with principles and current approaches to MEAL using both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Demonstrated MEAL field experience, in conflict or complex contexts.
  • Skilled in collecting, synthesizing and analyzing data linked with inputs, outputs and outcomes.
  • Experienced in working with technical teams to enable program developments.
  • Experience in team management.
  • Strong analytics skills and well-versed with digital tools for data collection.
  • Demonstrated capacity to use project MEAL information to advance strategic goals and provide data for decision-making
  • Strong knowledge of statistical software. Advanced skills with MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Experience of remote management methodologies.
  • Professional fluency in spoken and written English, able to communicate concisely and with impact. Fluency in Arabic is an asset.
  • Ability to work under unstable security, administrative and programmatic pressures.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements. These include trainings, regular coordination meetings, problem solving and planning to ensure effective and timely program implementation.
  • Good understanding of political, social, ethnic and religious contexts of NE Syria.

Job Description:

  • Supervise a team of MEAL staff working on various programs.
  • Build staff capacity in M&E systems and accountability mechanisms, introducing remote monitoring systems.
  • Support in the development of tools and guidance for programming in key sectors as per the needs of the program
  • Identify and manage consultants that can provide independent post-activity monitoring of supported programming and (beneficiary) accountability mechanisms.
  • Ensure that organizational learning is fully integrated into program management and implementation.
  • Ensure lessons from one initiative is shared widely with other programs and projects.
  • Ensure the documentation and dissemination of organizational learning within and externally as appropriate.
  • Support the Grants Manager for Programs to design innovative programs and high quality, technically sound project proposals.
  • Collaborate with Grants Manager for the production of high-quality concept notes, project proposals and donor reporting.
  • Support in the facilitation of the proposal development process, between program support and program departments.
  • Ensure programming is of high technical standards in line with international best practice
  • Regular monitoring of the technical quality of programming, and provide feedback to field teams as well as CO management on support needs as well as any concerns over program quality
  • Develop and implement the gender action plan for operations.
  • Develop a capacity building plan for MEAL staff in collaboration with the Program Manager and the HR section.
  • Identify and/or organize learning events within relevant topics
  • Ensure that an effective system is in place for sharing best practice, lessons learned and communicating policies.
  1. Key Responsibilities:


  • Manage the regular MEAL reporting and ensure timely delivery of high-quality reports, which meet donor and the organization requirements, coordinating inputs from program managers/coordinators.
  • Ensure draft reports are disseminated for review/feedback by Partnerships Coordinator, and HQ staff prior to donor submission.
  • Maintain up to date factsheets and program mapping.
  • Assist capacity building of the program and support teams by facilitating trainings and providing support in report reporting, indicator tracking, organization-specific tools, and other topics as/if needed.
  • Collect and draft success stories and communication material as necessary.
  • Report upcoming risk factors and help in creating mitigation planes.

5 Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: The Grants and Program Manager in the HQ.

Indirect Reporting: Program Coordinators of the donor

Other Internal or external contacts:

  1. Notes
  • Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system.
  • Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails from our recruiting system as spam
  • Make sure you attach support documents in (PDF-Word).
  • Two references from latest places of work will be required.
  • Don’t forget to write the title and serial number of the vacancy in your application.
  • Only shortlisted will be contacted.

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Other Information’s:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CVs should be in English Language and in Word or PDF format not more than two pages.

Two references from latest places of work will be required.

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