Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Assistant – DRC


Job Description

Job titleMonitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Assistant
Reporting toMEAL Manager
Technical line managerMEAL Officer
Direct reportsN/A
LocationCD- UM DUKHUN  
Application due6/30/2022
Contract typeNational contract

The overall purpose of the role:

Responsible for conducting Monitoring & Evaluation activities as per the work plan. This role has an area focus and ensures compliance with DRC MEAL procedures and guidelines within the program locations. The role contributes to program quality assurance and data management, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks. The role provides MEAL technical support and/or guidance to base operations.


Monitoring and evaluation

  • Plan and ensure effective and timely program data capturing from field locations.
  • Support design of data collection tools used during program implementation.
  • Participate in beneficiary registration and verification process during data collection, registration, and distribution in a timely manner.
  • Conduct field monitoring visits to program locations to verify activities implemented.
  • Maintain all documents relating to the program’s activities and send an accurate report of the program’s activities to his/her supervisor.
  • Ensures safety and security of all DRC information during program implementation (Data protection).
  • Timely collation and production of the beneficiary list on monthly basis.
  • Conduct distribution and post-distribution monitoring assessments.
  • Undertake data quality audits on monthly basis.
  • Responsible for data storage and ensuring proper data archiving of all reports regarding project activities.

Reporting and information

  • Submit weekly and monthly reports to the MEAL Officer on achievements and challenges related to monitoring
  • Protection cases identified and referred in coordination with the protection team
  • Produce periodic monitoring reports to ensure programs have accurate and useful data to inform project development.
  • Participate in distribution and post-distribution assessment exercises.
  • Undertake the review of means of verification in the field location.


  • Ensure that the activities are compliant with DRC accountability principles.
  • Support the implementation of DRC’s complaints mechanism.

Deputy responsibilities:

  • Support the MEAL and program managers in strengthening DRC’s program quality, standards, and learning, and enforcing DRC’s accountability and MEAL frameworks.

Experience and technical competencies:

  • Minimum 1 year of direct experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Training in quantitative methodologies, including database management.
  • Strong analytical skills and an understanding of a range of methods for monitoring, evaluation, and assessment to promote evidence-based learning.
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding to design, commission, and manage assessment methodologies and techniques such as focus group discussions, key informant interviews, and observations to name a few.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze data and summarize it for a range of different audiences.
  • Excellent skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with qualitative research techniques
  • Advanced English proficiency
  • Fluency in Arabic and local languages


  • Degree/Diploma or equivalent professional qualification


  • Advanced English proficiency
  • Fluency in Arabic and local languages

Key stakeholders: PM Manager, Area Manager, Base Managers, MEAL Manager, Government and program beneficiaries in project locations.

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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