DRC (Danish Refugee Council)

MEAL Assistant (171432)

  • Fallujah
  • DRC (Danish Refugee Council)
  • Posted date: 1 week before
  • End date: 2024-07-13

Job Title: MEAL Assistant (171432)

Job In Fallujah

Company: DRC (Danish Refugee Council)

Start Date: 2024-07-04

End Date: 2024-07-13

Job Description

MEAL Assistant

Anbar - Fallujah

In 2003, , DRC became one of the first organisations to provide humanitarian assistance in the country. Today, DRC continues to provide humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable displacement-affected families, including IDPs, returnees, and host communities in Basra, Baqubah, Jalawla, Gatoon, Baghdad, Muqdadiya, Balad, Aziz Balad, Samarra, Mosul, Duhok, Tel Afar, Baa’j, Sinjar, and Erbil.

Find more about DRC operations in Iraq here: Iraq | DRC Danish Refugee Council

Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified [catcher/appetizer: use active 'we/you' language to reduce the distance between us as an organisation and the candidate]

Overall purpose of the role:

The MEAL Assistant will work with the MEAL Team Leader to monitor progress and evaluate the effectiveness of planned interventions for the DRC Iraq Programme.  S/he will assist with baseline assessments, organize teams of enumerators and field data collection, support with data entry, analysis and reporting. 


Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting

  • Assist the MEAL Team Leader in implementing monitoring and evaluation activities for the field programme.
  • Assist in the review MEAL Plans and populate the MEAL Activity Tracker with planned activities.
  • Assist in planning and conducting field-level data collection and analysis using different techniques including household surveys, market assessments, focus group discussions and key informant interviews
  • Conduct training and supervision of enumerator teams, including checking questionnaires for reliability and consistency.
  • Support the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, writing and compiling reports to inform programme development and implementation.
  • Compile, sort and analyze the information from field visits. Produce ad hoc and regular reports as required.
  • Improve Monitoring and Evaulation department processes and procedures including data collection, data entry into databases, data filing, analysis and report writting.
  • Contribute to the development of case studies, success stories and lessons learnt reports
  • Assist the MEAL Team Leader  in implementing accountability activities for the field programme.
  • Assist in the update of MEAL Master indicator sheet in coordiantion with the rest of the MEAL team Iraq
  • Assist the Team Leader in the inputs of Donor reports based on collected data and past reports
  • Conduct field visits to collect information and observe distribution and program activities.
  • Collect complaints and feedback when requiered, by manging the Hotline (only if requierd).

Data and Information Management

  • Maintain up to date databases and records on beneficiaries and activity delivery to ensure timely and easy access by programme teams for activity delivery.
  • Conduct data entry, cleaning and analysis into programme databases and ODK systems under the guidance of the MEAL Team Leader  .
  • Provide regular reports and data to the MEAL Manger/ Team Leader  as well as programme teams to help in activity delivery.
  • Make sure the reports produced are placed in the adequate Onedrive folder and circulated


  • Conduct duties in accordance with DRC Iraq programme Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Conduct duties in accordance with DRC Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure compliance with DRC AGD policy and AGD programmatic minimum standards. 
  • Ensure compliance with the zero-tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy  
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Line Manager

Experience and technical competencies:

  • (Desirable) experience with Monitoring and Evaluation works
  • High-level knowledge and practice with all Microsoft offices product. (Excel, Word, PPT, Onedrive and SharePoint are assets)
  • Flexible and willing to learn and apply new workplace skills.
  • Team working and supporting my colleagues.
  • Focused on delivering best possible results to the organization
  • Able to work well with a range of people both within and outside the organization.
  • Capacity to understand data bases


  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree


  • Arabic (fluent)
  • English (good)

Key stakeholders:

  • Country Office MEAL team
  • Area MEAL team
  • Programme teams
  • Area Management


- Contract Length: 12 Months

- Salary Band: I

- Start Date: 1-September 2024

- Comprehensive health insurance for staff, spouse, and up to two children under 18.

- Personal Accident insurance coverage in the event of work-related accidents during working hours.

- Psychosocial support for staff and family members.

- Learning & Development opportunities for professional growth.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for National Staff. Please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies

Application process

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English by using link to Apply

Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: [13-July-2024]

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.

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