MEAL Officer (Ref: IRTRGA-MEALO-01)

Islamic Relief Türkiye Gaziantep
MEAL Officer
Tam Zamanlı 4-9
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Under the direct supervision of the Senior MEAL officer and/or MEAL Coordinator, the MEAL officer will be responsible for implementing and coordination of all monitoring activities and aspects, this includes, implementation of the collection, analysis, and reporting of data as required for fulfilling donor and management requirements. Implementing MEAL tools; implementing data collection activities, managing technological hardware and software used for data collection; training related staff; and preparing reports, data, feedback, Learning and complaint mechanism for the projects of IR Türkiye. To ensure that existing systems are used properly and also proactively contribute to improve and enhance these systems when gaps or weaknesses are identified. Financial, physical monitoring of the context. The MEAL Officer will also work closely with Senior MEAL officer, the Area supervisor, the Program team and partners as well to identify monitoring and reporting needs. The MEAL Officer will be based in Gaziantep Office – Türkiye, with frequent travel to the projects’ sites in other sub offices.


Collection, Review and Analysis of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Data:

Initiate and coordinate planning activities

  • Assist in the development of monitoring and evaluation vision /strategy / plan for Türkiye.

Monitor and evaluate project implementation, this involves:

  • Assist to design and develop a monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning approach/ tools in support of the projects and overall programs of IR Türkiye.
  • Contribute to development of program/project log frames, theories of change and any other accountability MEAL frameworks and formats demanded by the donors and ensure commitments to donors and other stakeholders are aligned with organizations internal MEAL systems.
  • Participate in regular project reviews exercises.
  • Monitor the implementation of the work plan and project activities through collection and analyses of qualitative and quantitative data and ensure that they are implemented according to work plans and agreed schedules.
  • Leading monitoring and evaluation teams and conducting assessment, design and planning, development of methodology of tools, data analyses, report writing with constructive recommendations.
  • Preparing and reviewing the regular monitoring progress reports, quarterly, annual reports, and other reporting requirements.
  • Assuring the compilation/documentation of program related information, processes, lessons learned, and success stories of the project.
  • Building the capacity of MEAL staff in developing, using, and maintaining MEAL systems by providing technical support, training and guidance, coaching and mentoring for effective program/projects implementation.
  • Review follow-up projects proposals for the entry point sectors and new sector interventions.
  • Assist the program staff to proactively use MEAL information and tools.

Assist in implementation of new sectoral interventions This involves:

  • Advice on needs assessments for new situations as required.
  • Assist in project baseline and endline studies as requested.
  • Provide technical assistance in project planning, assisting programs in translating operational plan into actions, defining work priorities and performance through participatory mentoring and onsite visits as needed and requested by projects coordinator.


  • Promote principles of accountability to beneficiaries among IR Turkey staff.
  • Ensure full adherence to IRW complaints policies, procedures, and strategies.
  • Ensure that the communication channels are accessible and there is regular dialogue between IR Türkiye staff and units and various stakeholders, mainly the most vulnerable groups and other main stakeholders. 
  • Ensure that all programmes are designed and implemented in accordance with international standards, including but not limited to OCHA AAP, CHS.


  • Assist to reinforce internal learning and reflection by supporting project staff to fill out learning log and regular discussions of monitoring data and reflections/learning exercises with Program and partner staff.
  • Participated in design and implementation of studies, assessments, and learning, in coordination with Senior MEAL officer and Program staff.
  • Support and/or promote utilization of data generated through MEAL activities and events such as monitoring visits, baselines, assessments, reviews, real time evaluations etc; by conducting regular and/or periodic trends analysis and producing short and precise internal reports in line with IR requirements.


Others :

  • Participate in core management team activities.
  • Represent the MEAL team in coordination meetings and any other meetings when requested.
  • Providing regular feedback to the Senior MEAL officer and/or MEAL coordinator, and the country office.
  • Assist in the documentation of the project meetings/workshops.
  • Support in the development of promotional materials, project stories quarterly reports.

Perform any other duties and responsibilities within the overall function of MEAL as and when requested.

Language Skills

Fluency in Arabic and Turkish languages are required, English is preferred

Qualifications and Experience

  1. University degree in either Statistics, Economics, Population Studies, Development Studies, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management, or another relevant field.
  2. At least 3 to 4 Years relevant experience of Monitoring and Evaluation.
  3. Work experience in food security, livelihood, health & nutrition, WASH, education, community driven development projects and recovery programs.
  4. Demonstrated experience in developing assessment tools (e.g. questionnaire, focus group discussions).
  5. Competency in the use of statistical packages like Excel, Kobo, SPSS, STATA, Mutlab and Epi-Info and any other required tools.
  6. Strong understanding of the Logical Framework Analysis (LFA) as well as capacity to develop and analyze problem and make strategic decision.
  7. Strong ability to work with team and work independently and meet tight deadlines.
  8. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, teamwork, flexibility, innovation and leadership skills.
  9. Previous experience in conflict area will be an asset
  10. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handing web-based management systems.

General Skills

  1. Resourcefulness and confidentiality
  2. Excellent good proposal and report writing skills
  3. Exceptional communication skills
  4. Excellent training / facilitation and capacity building skills.
  5. Excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills
  6. Good team management skills
  7. Good planning and analytical capacities
  8. Good Research skills
  9. Ability to work under pressure and extreme time constraints.
  10. Excellent communication and supervisory skills.

Please note that due to the urgency to fill this position, interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis as soon as suitable candidates are identified. The selection process will not wait until the closure of the advertisement. Therefore, interested individuals are encouraged to submit their applications promptly. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. Islamic Relief also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer.

Islamic Relief Türkiye

Islamic Relief, 1984'ten beri dünyanın farklı bölgelerinde yardım ve kalkınma faaliyetlerinde bulunan uluslararası bir insani yardım kuruluşudur. Hâlihazırda dünya genelinde bulunan 100'ü aşkın ofisimizle yardım ve kalkınma faaliyetlerimizi sürdürmekteyiz. Yardımlarımızı, her bir insan hayatının kıymetine işaret eden İslami öğretiler doğrultusunda ırk, din veya kimlik ayrımı yapmaksızın ihtiyaç sahiplerine ulaştırıyoruz.

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