Head of MEAL
Posted date 31st October, 2023 Last date to apply 1st December, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Monitoring & Evaluation
Type Full Time Position 1
Status Closed

Relevant Experience:

  • University level degree preferably Masters in humanitarian/development studies or in a relevant discipline
  • Experience on MEAL in diverse range of thematic areas and approaches i.e capacity building; development; humanitarian etc.
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in humanitarian/development sector

Knowledge of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Asia Pacific region in terms of its political, economic and social trends plus a good understanding of the key development and humanitarian issues in the region. 


Job Description:

Program Technical Support

  • Support project teams in designing MEAL processes at project design stage
  • Ensure implementation of MEAL tools and processes prescribed by donors
  • Support team in ensuring donor reports reflect analysis and outcome level information
  • Usage of MEAL data to inform reporting to donors and program strategy
  • Support and mentor program team in capturing outcome and impact level changes in projects
  • Review and refine Needs Assessments, Baseline and Evaluation reports etc when required
  • Ensure effective dissemination of practical guidance, best practice and lessons learnt at all levels within the programs and organization
  • Devise mechanism for institutionalization of learnings and good practices
  • Support the organization in developing a Management Information System
  • Support teams in developing Theory of Change


Developing and Strengthening MEAL Systems:

  • Strengthen existing and/ or develop new MEAL systems & tools to ensure that the key performance indicators of each project (at output and outcome level) and tools for monitoring are aligned
  • Staff training on MEAL systems, tools and data collection
  • Support program teams in ensuring regular monitoring visits are carried out using prescribed tools and processes
  • Follow up with program teams to check if recommendations given in monitoring report are being followed
  • Support teams in developing learning based outcomes for projects focusing on capacity enhancement
  • Ensure quality and accountability is reflected in monitoring tools & processes
  • Make sure mechanism for regular data collection, monitoring reports and identify any modifications that might be needed in the current M&E system and practices for better performance
  • Monitor the extent to which the involved project team is meeting its objectives and targets against its project proposals
  • Assess appropriateness of procedures used for planning, program implementation & management, reporting and monitoring & evaluation (M&E)
  • Identify, analyse and synthesize lessons learned from program implementation and facilitate program staff for the incorporation of those lessons into project designing
  • Lead or provide inputs on needs assessment, baseline/end line surveys and impact assessments analysis and reporting when required
  • Facilitate and manage external evaluations, impact assessments and mid-term reviews.
  • Design and organize regular internal program reviews.
  • Develop/update MEAL policy and guidelines
  • Ensure a robust Complaints Response & Feedback Mechanism at field/project levels


Management and Coordination

  • Develop annual MEAL workplan
  • Management and team development of direct reportees
  • Ensure direct reportees adhere to all organizational policies and procedures
  • Coordination with Head of Communications to ensure complementarity in the Program Development, Visibility and Fundraising Unit
  • Financial management of budgets allocated for monitoring
  • Promote the desired organizational culture in team and office
  • Ensure responsible use of data

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