Fresher MEAL Assistant NGO Jobs –  DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:    Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant

Organization: DanChurchAid (DCA)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Head of Humanitarian Operations (HoHO)


About US:

DanChurchAid is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and founded in 1922. Our key competencies are food security and food crisis response, humanitarian cash transfer programming, civil society development and humanitarian mine action. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance, which is a faith-based, non-missionary humanitarian alliance, and one of the five largest NGO Alliances in the world with a combined turnover of over 1.5 billion USD annually.


Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant will be supporting planning, monitoring, documentation and learning systems for DCA projects in West Nile, including data entry and validation, extraction, reformat/ transform, analysis, and loading of the data into the different DCA software systems. The person shall support with training and building capacity of staff and local partners in MEAL standard operating procedures according to DCA and donor requirements. The position reports to the MEAL Coordinator.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with implementation of the planning, monitoring, documentation, learning systems for DCA projects in West Nile.
  • Take lead in gathering data and supporting DCA staff, volunteers, community members, hired consultants and others.
  • Assist in research activities, both quantitative and qualitative, for assigned DCA projects.
  • Support the DCA team to meet the requirements of the Annual Country Report, and other donor reports.
  • Assist staff to contribute to and meet the needs of the monitoring framework.
  • Assist DCA Team to maintain and follow an updated Accountability Framework and Complaints Handling Mechanism, consistent with DCA Great Lakes Regional Office complaints handling policy.
  • Assist in receiving and processing complaints referred to DCA Offices.
  • Support continued learning to improve monitoring of DCA projects, ensure that lessons learnt are built into project design and delivery and to build the capacity of DCA project and partner NGO staff to strengthen their monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning systems and approaches.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences field, A post graduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation will be added advantage
  • A minimum of three years of field experience in Program Design and Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Capacity Building.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analytical techniques.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, Power Point, database, spreadsheet, Excel and graphics presentations, including one or more of the following programs: MS Access, GIS, Kobo Collect, Magpi, Statistical programming skills and other internet applications.
  • Preferred knowledge of Mobile Monitoring Technologies (MMT) and ICT4D tools.
  • Understands international standards in humanitarian protection and accountability (e.g. CHS, SPHERE, Red Cross/Crescent Code of Conduct, etc).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues.
  • Must be capable of working both individually and as part of a team.
  • Experience of working in Humanitarian sector will be added advantage
  • Must know how to ride a motorcycle with a valid permit


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 27th May 2021


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