Position: MEAL Assistant (Information Management System/ Data Assistant)
Contract: 9 months
contract with possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council
terms of employment for National staff.
The MEAL (IMS/Data)
Assistant will primarily be responsible for ensuring program data and other
protection data is accurately and ethically collected, stored, analyzed &
shared in strict adherence to the DRC data protection policy and MEAL
guidelines. The holder of this position will be responsible for data
collection, data entry, data analysis and reporting aspects of the DRC program
activities to inform better program interventions. The incumbent will work
closely with MEAL Officer, all the DRC program staff, & staff from partner
Designing, planning & implementation of strategies for data
collection & storage, analysis & sharing:
for all projects database. She/he will work closely with the MEAL officer
to support in designing databases on project activities/beneficiaries and
assist in updating regularly the database according to the project
collaboration with the MEAL Officer make recommendations about the methods
the projects should use to collect, analyze and manage data to improve
data quality and the efficiency of data systems.
the Gender Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) by
ensuring accurate data entry into the incident recorder, clean up, storage
and system maintenance including troubleshooting.
accurate data entry of new information into the beneficiary database and
regularly update, maintain existing database system records
and maintain networks with other Protection partners in Dadaab by
attending GBV and GBVIMS working group meetings to help analyze GBV
trends, findings and best practices.
timely sharing of GBVIMS line data on a monthly basis to the Protection TL
and UNHCR focal point for consolidation.
all SGBV data (GBV survivors’ data, NFI distribution data, persons reached
in various activities) is AGD (Age, Gender and Diversity) disaggregated,
entered into the GBVIMS/beneficiary data base and safely stored;
the SGBV Response and Prevention teams in creating awareness on SGBV in
Dadaab by participating and documenting campaigns, referrals and focus
in conducting assessments and community visits as needed, facilitate focus
groups and other qualitative data collection exercises.
all field data collection through mobile data collection for quantitative
data and paper forms for qualitative data. – ensure tablets and phones to
be used for assessments are charged before commencement of assessment
the MEAL officer in conducting data analysis and providing inputs,
information and statistics for monthly, quarterly, annual and other
reports for all projects to the supervisor;
Design and Implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation,
Accountability & Learning Plans:
in the baseline, mid-term and end of term evaluations of program
activities in accordance with the LEAP framework
close liaison with the MEAL Officer, support in short-term M&E
evaluators and experts as required.
the direction of the MEAL Officer, support research and study activities
on M&E related issues.
community visits, focus group discussions with beneficiaries and
non-beneficiaries to receive feedback on project activities
the Complains and feedback received and ensure a timely and appropriate
follow-up or referral if needed
Report Writing & Documentation:
in ensuring the Indicator performance tracking tool is updated monthly for
all projects by the project team.
in compiling and submitting monthly program reports to the MEAL officer
in the preparation of the sector’s operation plans/work plans & reviews
in preparing relevant reports as needed
to maintaining a clear and transparent filing system
any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor
of 2 years of work experience within the field of data and monitoring and
in the field of Livelihoods/Self- reliance, Protection, SGBV, Social Work,
Child Protection preferred
in working with protection information management systems such as GBVIMS,
in participatory assessments and community-based monitoring approaches;
understanding of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS);
with capacity building of staff, and in convening and facilitating
trainings and workshops
knowledge of MS Office Word, Excel Power Point, and other Statistical
analytical and report writing skills (English)
management and organizational skills.
work experience in hardship areas or emergency setting.
Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics/Information management Sciences and a
background in Protection/GBV M & E.
in written and spoken English is essential.
How to apply
Qualified candidates are
invited to submit their applications, which should include a 1-page cover
letter clearly stating their motivation, and qualifications and a CV.
Applications should include contact details of three professional referees who
have supervised the candidate in the last five years. One referee must be the
applicant’s most recent manager. Only applications that address the stipulated
duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered.
We only accept applications sent via our
online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. Applications should be
sent no later than: 28th March 2021.