Deadline: 4 March 2021
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of MEAL Specialist in Erbil, Iraq.
DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.
Key Job Responsibilities
The MEAL Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Technical Monitoring & Evaluation
- Contribute to proposal development processes with design of logical frameworks and MEAL inputs as needed.
- Ensure timely development, refinement and effective implementation of MEAL frameworks for CCI programs.
- Support the development and implementation of CCI performance monitoring plans (PMPs) for each program in partnership with CCI program and M&E focal points; ensure regular tracking of progress on all targets and indicators, communicating progress and flagging concerns to the CCI Management Unit where necessary.
- Analysis and Reporting
- Support CCI analytical processes and timely product development to inform CCI program implementation and the broader community of humanitarian and development actors, such as vulnerability analyses, post-distribution monitoring reports, and all M&E reporting.
- Support culture of evidence-based programming and access to data across CCI team in contributing to development of and encouraging use of interactive data visualization dashboards.
- Evaluations and Research
- As and when necessary, lead on and/or support the development of evaluations of the CCI’s work, including drafting TORs and managing consultants as needed.
- Support CCI research exercises in partnership with CCI Research & Advocacy Coordinator to inform CCI programming and contribute to cash and livelihoods programming evidence-base in Iraq, the region and globally.
Applicant must have:
- Bachelor of Arts or Science in Economics, Statistics, Computer Science or related field.
- Certification or specific training in Statistics and/or Data Management highly preferred, but can be supplemented with practical experience of information management in humanitarian settings.
- Experience using mobile data collection platforms (ODK, Kobo, SurveyCTO) & developing XLS forms.
- Demonstrated experience in the use of statistical methods for socio-economic research in humanitarian settings, with emphasis on advanced and applied quantitative and research methods.
- At least 3 year’s of relevant working experience in the areas of data science, information management and assessments, M&E, socio-economic research, in humanitarian emergency settings preferred.
- Excellent communications skills, experience planning and conducting capacity-building trainings in M&E, mobile data collection, or related topics.
- INGO experience in humanitarian settings.
- Excellent communication, negotiation and problem-solving capacities.
- Fluency in English (written and spoken).
- Arabic language skills desirable.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit DRC.