MEAL Manager

February 4, 2024
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Job Description

About New Way Social and Development Organization:

New Way Social & Development Organization, established in 2011 and registered with the Ministry of Economy, Government of Afghanistan, is a dedicated development, advocacy, and humanitarian organization. Operating from Kabul with programming hubs across northern and northeastern provinces, we focus on empowering vulnerable and marginalized communities impacted by war, natural calamities, poverty, and injustice. Our commitment to integrated development includes socio-economic, cultural, and good governance initiatives. Community empowerment is at the core of our strategy, addressing the root causes of poverty, inequality, and injustice.

Job Description:

As the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the effective implementation of our programs. Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing a monitoring action plan for project activities.
  • Conducting field visits and monitoring food distributions in line with the MEAL plan.
  • Requesting daily activity monitoring reports from provincial MEAL Officers.
  • Monitoring and evaluating CDC and DDA dialogue sessions.
  • Assessing inputs, indicators, outputs, and outcomes during ongoing activities or trainings.
  • Preparing and providing output reports for each ground activity to the Program Manager.
  • Coordinating monitoring activities with the Project Manager.
  • Collecting, entering, and uploading GMIS reports.
  • Reporting gaps or findings immediately to the line manager or management team for action.
  • Analyzing data for situation analysis, program/project planning, management, and evaluation.
  • Evaluating financial and supply reports to ensure appropriateness of documentation and expenditures.
  • Selecting and compiling training materials for program implementation stakeholders.
  • Participating in technical cooperation meetings, preparing notes, and undertaking follow-up actions.
  • Performing other related activities assigned by top management.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field (BBA, MBA, Monitoring, Development, or Social Studies).
  • 5-7 years of field experience in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation strategies.
  • Proficient in both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods and analysis.
  • Previous experience in large-scale complex agriculture, emergency, and humanitarian programs.
  • Extensive knowledge of research and monitoring and evaluation methodology and analysis.
  • Strong leadership skills with experience in building M&E team capacity.


New Way Social & Development Organization follows a zero-tolerance approach towards any form of abuse, exploitation, or harm. Our recruitment process includes background checks and adherence to our PSEA Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding policies.

Submission Guideline:

Interested candidates meeting the criteria are invited to submit their Cover Letter and CVs (combined into one file) to by the closing date. Please mention the position title and vacancy number in the email subject, for example, “MEAL Manager–NSDO-03-2024.”


Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the written test and interview.

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

New Way Social & Development Organization is an equal opportunity employer, promoting employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, or physical or mental handicap. Considering the official letter from IEA (Government), recruitment of any current or previous governmental employee from the last two years is restricted.