MEAL Coordinator

Mercy Without Limits

Employee Type: Full-Time

Number of Reports: 1 monthly report + Ad-hoc technical reports

No of Positions: 1

Report to: MEAL Manager

About Mercy Without Limits:

MWL is a humanitarian, advocacy, and non-profit organization dedicated to working with communities in order to overcome poverty. main priorities are aimed at empowering women, youth, people with disabilities, and children by enabling them to participate in economic, social, and civil spheres. We aim to protect women, youth, people with disabilities, and children’s rights through the constitution and legislation systems.

Job Purpose

The MEAL Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that project activities are carried out in accordance with project policies and regulations. Collecting and analyzing data from the field regarding implemented activities and reporting to the line manager. Ensure that the complaint/feedback mechanism is provided transparently and credibly and develop a follow-up and evaluation plan for the project based on the project’s logical framework.

Key Responsibilities

ADMINISTRATIVE TASKS:

  • Managing the MEAL teams in all projects (inside Syria or in Turkey).
  • Conducting the regular appraisals of the MEAL teams.
  • Securing the teams’ requirements.
  • Preparing and implementing operational plans for the MEAL department.
  • Preparing monthly reports on the operations plan progress.
  • Inspiring creativity in MEAL teams and encouraging teamwork.
  • Managing the teams on the basis of confidence and honest

MONITORING AND EVALUATION:

  • Preparing MEAL Policy and SOPs
  • Conducting all kinds of general and rapid need assessments.
  • Developing MEAL framework and MEAL Plan for MWL Programme projects.
  • Preparing the indicators’ tracking tools of each project including the verification tools which ensure that all indicators are tracked and verified.
  • Working with FSL, Education, Emergency Response, and protection team in designing and implementing MEAL framework and tools
  • Designing all kinds of questionnaires (baseline-need assessments – vendors’ assessment – post-implementation assessments – post-project assessments – distribution point interviews) all these assessments and questionnaires are designed either by KOBO or XLS forms.
  • Preparing the weekly and monthly reports (this depends on the project type and classification)
  • Preparing the monthly monitoring and evaluation reports.
  • Analyzing all kinds of quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Develop the capacity building of the MEAL team.
  • monitor whether protection mainstreaming is taking place in projects activities and evaluate the impact of the protection mainstreaming actions on affected populations
  • Being familiar with third party monitoring (TPM) process, a focal point for all projects to provide the requested documents along the project duration.

ACCOUNTABILITY AND LEARNING:

  • Preparing the accountability policy (CRM).
  • Setting the qualitative indicators of satisfaction within the log frame, as well as following and tracking these indicators.
  • Preparing the accountability campaigns with stockholders which include sharing information and securing easy access for stockholders to this information.
  • Preparing a dedicated team of accountability works on special tools differ from those used by monitoring teams.
  • Training the accountability teams on how to make and manage focus group discussions.
  • Following the receiving complaints by a well-trained accountability assistant
  • Conducting learning sessions that target the departments of the program and support, in addition to preparing a learning report.
  • Ensuring that accountability to affected populations (AAP) data is collected routinely throughout the project cycle, enabling evidence-based programming and corrective action.

Sub-tasks related to:

  • To supervise the process of training cadres in the branches and the field
  • To submit a monthly report on the proper progress of work and its problems.

Note: The above-mentioned key responsibilities/accountabilities are illustrative ones. Other future responsibilities/accountabilities may be assigned to the job depending on the department’s organizational chart.

Qualification (Education/Work Experience/Languages)

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 3 years at least of work experience.
  • Good Command in the English Language (4 skills: Listening – Speaking – Reading – Writing).
  • Good Command in the Arabic Language (4 skills: Listening – Speaking – Reading – Writing).

Desirable:

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, or related field..
  • Former experience in the educational system of the NWS context.
  • 5 years at least of work experience.
  • Good Command of Kurdish Language (4 skills: Listening – Speaking – Reading – Writing).

Core Competencies:

  • Communication: Networking, Coordination, Community Mobilization, Negotiation, Representation
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Accountability
  • Creativity, Flexibility,
  • Stakeholder Orientation
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Technological Awareness: Computers’ Software & Internet

Managerial Competencies:

  • Leadership
  • Building Trust
  • Vision
  • Managing Performance
  • Empowering Others
  • Judgment/Decision-making.

Technical Competencies:

  • Reporting
  • Data collection
  • Proficiency in designing Kobo Toolbox forms and data analysis.
  • Proficiency in M.S Office programs, especially Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Familiarity with the principles of humanitarian action
  • Proficiency in SPSS and Power BI programs.

How to apply

MWL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MWL considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If you are interested, please fill out the employment form at this link.

Kindly be informed that only short-listed candidates will be contacted, and the position may be closed before, in the case of finding a qualified candidate, due to the urgency of the position.