Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant - Tenders Global

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant

  • Contract
  • Erbil
  • Posted 1 month ago


The overall purpose of the role:

The MEAL Assistant will work with the MEAL Team Leader to monitor progress and evaluate the effectiveness of planned interventions for the DRC Iraq Programme.  S/he will assist with baseline assessments, organize teams of enumerators and field data collection, support with data entry, analysis, and reporting.



Monitoring, Evaluation, and reporting:

  •  Assist the MEAL Team Leader in implementing monitoring and evaluation activities for the field programme.
  • Assist in the review MEAL Plans and populate the MEAL Activity Tracker with planned activities.
  • Assist in planning and conducting field-level data collection and analysis using different techniques including household surveys, market assessments, focus group discussions and key informant interviews
  • Conduct training and supervision of enumerator teams, including checking questionnaires for reliability and consistency.
  • Support the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, writing and compiling reports to inform programme development and implementation.
  • Compile, sort and analyze the information from field visits. Produce ad hoc and regular reports as required.
  • Improve Monitoring and Evaulation department processes and procedures including data collection, data entry into databases, data filing, analysis and report writing.
  • Contribute to the development of case studies, success stories and lessons learned reports
  • Assist the MEAL Team Leader in implementing accountability activities for the field programme.
  • Assist the Team Leader in the inputs of Donor reports based on collected data and past reports
  • Conduct field visits to collect information and observe distribution and program activities.
  • Collect complaints and feedback when required, by manning the Hotline (only if required).


Data and Information Management:

  • Maintain up to date databases and records on beneficiaries and activity delivery to ensure timely and easy access by programme teams for activity delivery.
  • Conduct data entry, cleaning and analysis into programme databases under the guidance of the MEAL Team Leader  .
  • Provide regular reports and data to the MEAL Team Leader  as well as programme teams to help in activity delivery.
  • Make sure the reports produced are placed in the adequate Onedrive folder and circulated


  • Conduct duties in accordance with DRC Iraq programme Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Conduct duties in accordance with DRC Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure compliance with DRC AGD policy and AGD programmatic minimum standards.
  • Ensure compliance with the zero-tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Line Manager


Experience and technical competencies:

  • Desirable 6-12 months of experience with Monitoring and Evaluation work.
  • High-level knowledge and practice with all Microsoft Office products. (Excel, Word, PPT, Onedrive and SharePoint are assets).
  • Flexible and willing to learn and apply new workplace skills.
  • Team working and supporting colleagues.
  • Focused on delivering the best possible results to the organization.
  • Able to work well with a range of people both within and outside the organization.
  • Capacity to understand databases.


  • Relevant university degree or similar education.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • English (good).
  • Kurdish (fluent).
  • Arabic (fluent).

Key stakeholders:

  • Country Office MEAL team
  • Area MEAL team
  • Programme

We offer

  • Contract Length: 7 months
  • Salary Band: I (Non-Management)
  • Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for National Staff.


Diversity & Inclusion:  DRC Iraq is committed to promoting an inclusive work environment according to our Age, Gender, and Diversity approach (AGD). We aim to have a more diversified leadership structure creating opportunities for qualified women to take on managerial roles. We also continuously work to make our workplace more accessible for persons with specific needs. We offer benefits related to psychosocial support, health insurance, maternity and paternity leave, child sick leave, and lactation breaks. As part of our commitment to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion, we strongly encourage applications from female candidates, persons living with disabilities, as well as representatives of minorities.

DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.

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Danish Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply!

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