MEAL Officer (Female Only)

January 29, 2024
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Job Description

About IRC (International Rescue Committee):

The IRC, founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, is at the forefront of providing lifesaving care and transformative assistance to refugees fleeing war or disaster. Operating in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we strive to restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions uprooted and struggling. The IRC leads the way from harm to home, with a strong focus on child protection, education, economic well-being, health, and power. Join us as we make a meaningful impact on lives worldwide.

Compliance with Policies:

At IRC, adherence to the IRC Way and Safeguarding Policies is paramount. We maintain a zero-tolerance approach to the IRC Code of Conduct, ensuring the highest standards of professional conduct and safety for all associates.

Job Description:

Program/Project Design and Learning:

Design, develop, and continuously update project MEAL tools with support from the MEAL Manager/Senior MEAL Officer.

Participate in diagnostic studies, evaluations, and surveys.

Implement reflective practice forums at field office/project level and compile lessons from project implementation processes.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

Coordinate field-level community participatory monitoring and evaluation, reflective practice, and impact measurement.

Ensure timely execution of major monitoring and evaluation events, including baseline surveys, mid-term evaluations, final evaluations, data quality audits, and field supervision.

Provide technical assistance to staff on information management systems, proper data collection, and record-keeping.

Conduct regular data verification exercises and address data quality issues.

Accountability and Learning:

Lead and coordinate processes to collect, review, and respond to client feedback at the provincial level.

Set up feedback mechanisms and conduct regular FGDs and meetings with stakeholders to solicit feedback on IRC’s work.

Prepare consolidated analysis reports based on client feedback for decision-making at the provincial level.

Information Management and Reporting:

Submit datasets to update the country office-wide program database monthly.

Compile quarterly, biannual, and annual tabular and narrative reports on projects’ accomplishments.

Capacity Building and Supervision:

Organize orientation for field program staff and volunteers on monitoring tools, data collection, and usage for decision-making.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in BBA, statistics, computer science, or related field.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially in Microsoft Excel, Word, and KOBO.
  • 2-to-3 years of experience in monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning with national and international organizations.
  • Strong data collection, analysis, and report writing skills.
  • Desirable – Experience working with highly vulnerable and displaced people.
  • Good verbal communication skills in local languages and working knowledge of English.
  • Commitment to IRC values and principles.
Submission Guidelines:

For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

“The IRC encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year and be in good standing before applying for another position within the organization. We are flexible for IRCA employees who have worked in the current IRC position for at least 6 months or above.”

All qualified candidates are requested to open the given link and follow the instructions:

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Applicants who recently applied/interviewed will not be considered again.

Applications received without the given link and/or online system will be disqualified.

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and interviews.

If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date, please know that your application has not been successful for the post.

Submission Email:

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See Also: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager- AQBE Project (Female Only)