MEAL Assistant (Male Only)

February 25, 2024
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Job Description

About Us: is excited to present an exceptional opportunity with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kabul, Afghanistan. Established in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC responds to global humanitarian crises, providing crucial assistance to refugees. Operating in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, IRC is dedicated to restoring safety, dignity, and hope to those uprooted by disaster. Since 1988, IRC has been working in Afghanistan, with programs covering humanitarian relief, early recovery, and development activities across 10 provinces.

Job Overview:

Join IRC as a Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Officer and play a key role in ensuring the complete, accurate, and timely collection and reporting of data and information. If you have a passion for making a meaningful impact and possess relevant skills, we invite you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Orient and train data collectors on their responsibilities for data collection and reporting.
  • Collect and enter reported data, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
  • Maintain updated databases and assist in preparing reports.
  • Conduct regular monitoring visits to program sites in Nangarhar and Laghman, producing field visit reports.
  • Visit project activities to ensure they align with project plans and design.
  • Conduct focus group discussions to obtain qualitative information, particularly among women.
  • Provide feedback to project stakeholders from weekly and monthly reports for program improvement.
  • Track progress towards project objectives and assist in preparing graphic presentations for reports.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, economics, or relevant field.
  • 1 to 2 years or more experience in MEAL with national and international organizations.
  • Ability to prepare tabular and graphic presentations.
  • Data collection experience with Kobo, CammCare through tablets/smartphones.
  • Ability to travel frequently to districts’ communities where IRC has interventions.
  • Good written and communication skills in English, excellent Pashto and Dari language skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Submission Guideline:

For IRC-Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

Employees are encouraged to remain in a position for at least one year before applying for another within the organization.

Inform your supervisor in advance if applying for a new position.

Note: Applicants who recently applied and interviewed for the role will not be considered again.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply through the provided link. Applications not submitted through the online system will be disqualified.

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and subsequent interviews. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street # 3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.

Submission Email:

Refer to Submission guideline.