International Rescue Committee MEAL Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

International Rescue Committee MEAL Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 220883

Category: Social Sciences and Community

Location: Dollo, Somali
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description


The IRC in Ethiopia is working across the country with Somali, South Sudanese, and Eritrean refugees as well as the local community who is affected by emergencies.

IRC is part of the Collaborative Cash Delivery Consortium which will implement a cash intervention in the Somali Region, Liben and Korahe zone.

The IRC is assigned to lead the MEAL activities, including protection mainstreaming, for this intervention. As the MEAL officer, you will take the lead in conducting the necessary assessments, as well as capacity building of relevant partners related to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning related to cash programming.

IRC has developed a Safer Cash Toolkit and other specific MEAL tools which will be guiding the activities. You will work in close collaboration with the Safe Programming officer and will report to the Accountability and Learning Coordinator in Addis Ababa.


  • Deliver high quality support to the cash staff at the field office and partner staff in terms of training, capacity building and implementation
  • You will participate in baseline and end line assessments to measure results, assess the overall impact of the program, and understand the efficiency and effectiveness of models used.
  • Work closely with the cash field staff in selection and verification of beneficiaries of the project.
  • Ensure that children, youth, women, men, older person and person with disabilities are able to participate in any decisions or interventions that affect them.
  • Actively engage in on site monitoring of cash distribution, exit interviews and conduct and compile post distribution assessments in collaboration with the MEAL officer
  • Train IRC and partner cash staff on Client Responsiveness and help them to set up a client feedback and response mechanism specific to cash distribution.
  • Ensure to invest in your own knowledge and skills in order to train others and build their capacity, supported by IRC, training institutes and other organizations that might serve as resources.
  • Be aware of, and practice the content of relevant CCD guidelines to provide overall technical guidance and tools on MEAL
  • Attend cash related coordination meetings with other sectors concerning MEAL within and outside of the organization
  • Any
    other task that might be delegated by the Accountability and Learning Coordinator

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, systems science, and/or other relevant fields.
  • Minimum of three years/two years of relevant professional work experience for BA and MA subsequently; preferably in an international NGO, in similar role/with similar responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of direct monitoring and evaluation experience, specifically in the humanitarian and development context (experience in Cash Programming is a plus).
  • Demonstrated experience developing tools and systems for, and building capacity of others in skills related to, program tracking and documentation.
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies, including logical models, conceptual frameworks, and assessment/evaluation.
  • Demonstrated experience of implementing beneficiary complaint and feedback mechanisms.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  • Preferred knowledge of mobile data collection tools such as Kobo Collect or CommCare.
  • Familiarity with information management systems and analysis software is a plus.
  • Effective, high-quality communication, writing, and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • You work well both within a team and independently, in a challenging and dynamic multicultural environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to successfully work in a fast paced environment, within and across departments/functions and develop positive relationships with locally and remote based staff.
  • Ability to communicate well in English as well as write clear and concise reports in English
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel and Word
  • Somali language proficiency will be an added advantage
  • NGO experience is a plus
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

    How to apply:

    Please send CV, application letter and copies of credentials to the following address: IRC Addis Ababa, 107 code 1110 or through IRC career portal

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  • Please include 3 references from current and former employers.
  • Applications will not be returned. IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits.
  • Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

    IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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