MEAL Country Manager

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL)










5 years min


Employee contract


Interested candidates possessing required experience and skills are invited to send an updated CV and a motivation letter including at least two references to quoting in the object of the email the reference TDHIT-MLB-MM002

Applications that do not meet the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered

The deadline for receiving applications is the 18th of August 2019. Applications received after that date will not be considered.

We apologize in advance as only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. TDH IT reserves the right to fill the position before the closing date of the published vacancy in case a suitable candidate is identified.

Fatima Abbas
Country HR
The MEAL Country Manager will be responsible of:

Design and develop the MEAL Country strategy and Guidelines to ensure that all the components (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) are performed at country level
Manage and develop the whole MEAL system and mechanism at country level, ensuring accurate and timely reporting and the effective dissemination of the evaluation findings
Design the MEAL plan for each project and area, in coordination with the MEAL Managers, in compliance with the projects Log Frames, the donors requirements, the sectoral regulation and the international standards
Design and develop MEAL tools and SOPs to be adopted at country level, with the support of the MEAL Managers, in order to ensure that all the MEAL activities and mechanism are harmonized in all the areas of intervention
Supervise the technical development of the existing data collection platform in order to be used at country level in all the area of intervention
Perform data quality checking and data analysis on regular basis
Finalize monthly reports and analysis reports (including need assessment) at country level, according to the reporting deadlines and the Delegation needs
Provide evidence-based recommendations and trend analysis at country level, in order to actively support program implementation, donor reporting, planning and programming as well as proposal writing
Provide continuous capacity building and training to the MEAL staff on data collection methodologies, data analysis and reporting
Technical management and support of the MEAL Managers in order to ensure that the MEAL activities are performed according to the Guidelines, SOPs and Plans and so to ensure the quality of data and reports
Operational and technical management of the Data Management office
Regularly chair technical meetings with the MEAL staff and coordinate across different Department, areas and component to ensure an effective MEAL implementation
Regularly attend, on behalf of TDH IT, sector/cluster and inter-agency meetings
Design and plan external evaluation or any relevant consultancies
Regular review of the M&E Framework (including Guidelines and SOPs) in place on the basis of the lessons learned and the feed backs from the M&E activities and staff and from the Consortium Area Managers
Harmonize monitoring and evaluation tools, mechanisms and practices in the areas of the Consortium’s operations
Designing and regularly update guidelines, tools and SOPs aimed to assess the needs, monitor the project activities against the project Logframe and evaluate the outcome and impact of the intervention
Ensure that activities and their monitoring are implemented in compliance with the project M&E guidelines, SOPs and project Logframe
Supervise and support the Data Manager in developing, reviewing and improving the online data collection system
Training consortium M&E officers and Area Managers on M&E tools and data analysis/interpretation;
Regularly provide monitoring and analysis report to support decision making, advocacy and donor reporting
Perform program quality assessment such as: data quality audits, partners capacity assessments, mid-term and final reviews, field monitoring and evaluations
Attending PLC and PSC meetings
Conducting regular field visits in all the area of intervention and produce the related monitoring report
Drafting the TOR for the external evaluation and submit it to the Consortium PLC for validation, as well as providing support to the evaluator field visit
Participate in the field visits of the donors and representing the consortium in respect to M&E activities and outcomes
Professional experience

• At least 5 years of professional experience with humanitarian organizations in designing, implementing, reporting, monitoring and evaluating interventions focused on Education, Protection, PSS

• Demonstrated experience in database design and other information management tools

• Proficiency in MS Office Access, Excel, Word processing, Power Point

• Proven technical ability and experience in survey design, sampling methodologies, data analytics and statistical analysis

• Fluency in written and spoken English is essential. Arabic is an asset

• Highly developed analytical and reporting skills

• Previous working experience in the Middle East is a strong asset


Knowledge & skills and Required Personal Characteristics (fitting into team, suitability for the job and assignment/mission)

• High level interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills, ability to capacity build others

• Commitment to the aims, principles and values of TDH IT

• Ability to work well in a team, under pressure and in response to changing needs

• Very high sense of discretion and integrity when dealing with child protection cases

• High degree of responsibility, of taking initiatives, of having emotional stability

• Ability to prioritize a heavy workload and to delegate accordingly, and under culturally sensitive situations

• Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to the needs of the team and organization


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Terre des Hommes Italy
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