Vacancy for MEAL Officer (Turkish National Only)
IYD – Humanitarian Relief Association
Deadline for applications: 15/10/2019
Position: MEA Officer (Turkish National Only).
Working Area: Office.
About: IYD – Humanitarian Relief Association:
IYD is a Turkish, non-governmental, non-profit and has no political association working in various fields of humanitarian relief, development, and education.
IYD was established in early 2013 in Turkey.
IYD was registered in 2014 with a license No. (34-203/022) and it has been working according to Turkish Organizations Law No. /5253/ under the name: ULUSLARARASI INSANI YARDIMLAŞMA DERNEĞI
IYD’s offices are spread throughout Turkey and Syria as following:
- Turkey: Istanbul – Gaziantep.
- Syria: Aleppo – Idleb.
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To provide the best services to develop the affected societies, meeting the basic needs according to the international standards and within a unique ethical methodology.
- Respecting others
IYD strategic goals:
- Working on ensuring a decent life for all the affected people.
- Rehabilitation and construction of the damaged infrastructure.
- Securing the daily basic needs.
- Raising and revitalizing the capacities of the Syrian Civil Society.
Job Title: MEAL Officer (Turkish National Only).
Project / Department Title: MEAL
Direct supervisor / Reports to: MEAL Coordinator
The overall objective of the job:
- To report to the MEAL Coordinator and works closely with the Senior MEAL Assistants, information management staff and program staff.
- To follow up on the implementation of the project activities in cooperation with the MEAL field team members.
- To provide support to the MEAL Coordinator on data collection related activities and oversee the department’s administration needs.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Ensure adherence to IYD’s policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines.
- Develop the monitoring and evaluation plans of the projects being implemented through the field office.
- Coordinate with the MEAL and other project staff of IYD’s partners to ensure that their monitoring activities are being conducted regularly and shared with IYD relevant staff and departments.
- Ensure that findings are being shared with the project management staff of IYD or that of the partner organizations to ensure that the findings are being communicated and rectified timely.
- Develop monthly MEAL tools for each project in coordination with program staff and share with the relevant staff as per defined protocols and timelines.
- To offer recommendations for the observations and findings in the field which require immediate or prolonged actions and rectifications from the project management staff.
- Ensure data received from the field is correct and usable for integration into the central database and reporting and intersect with the program.
- Design information collection tools and research methodologies and translating these tools and methodologies.
- Support the collection and management of datasets and verify and update collected data in coordination with the MEAL coordinator.
- Monitor the accuracy of collected data and the proper link between field data and database.
- Working with the MEAL teams in Turkey and inside Syria to brief them on upcoming activities, methodologies, and research tools for MEAL activities.
- Coordinate in identifying and implementing training needs for data collectors where appropriate.
- Perform other duties as needed according to management requirements.
- Executing other tasks assigned by the coordinator.
- Master’s degree in any social science discipline.
- Significant relevant work experience in these specific areas will be considered as an added value.
- The ability to plan, and conduct training in all areas of M&E.
- The ability to use statistical programs and analyze data, draw conclusions, and High skills in reporting.
- Work overtime when required.
- The ability to use Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint in a professional way.
- Fluency in Arabic and English, both written and verbal.
- Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Good organizational, multitasking and time-management skills.
- Good knowledge of writing technical MEAL reports.
- Good knowledge and understanding of project monitoring and evaluation.
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the field of MEAL, especially in monitoring, evaluation in the emergency context.
- Proven administrative and IT skills, and an ability to maintain accurate records.
Physical and personality traits required:
- Flexible and able to work well under pressure
- Capable of working collaboratively with team members to achieve objectives.
Interested candidates should use the following link for registration:
We are strongly encouraging females to apply for this position.
- Applicants should be (Turkish National Only).
- Multi-sent CVs will be ignored (please send your CV only one time at a time).
- No resume will be reviewed after the specified date for receiving CV’s to the announced vacancy.
- IYD is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
- IYD does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
- IYD is not able to respond to every applicant individually due to the anticipated high number of applications.
- IYD retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer a contract with a modified job description or for a different duration, or to offer a contract at a lower grade.
*We thank all applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.Shortlisting and interviews could be done before the application closing date.*