MEAL Assistant

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MEAL Assistant

LOCATION: Jawzjan Province

  • KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: Orient the project staff on the use of data collection and monitoring tools.
  • Orent project staff on the quality benchmark set out for each component of the project.
  • Enter the collected data in the project database and generate the monthly reports.
  • Support the project staff in the data collection by provision of regular feedback for improved quality, accuracy and use of the data.
  • Support the project staff in the development of monthly plans and reports.
  • Conduct regular monitoring visits in the program sites as per the agreed monitoring plan.
  • Support data collection process for baseline and end-line assessments.
  • Participate in joint planning sessions and quarterly program review meetings to review lessons learned/best practices and develop improving strategies.
  • Document lessons learned/best practices of program implementation.
  • Orient the project staff on the MEAL approach.
  • Coordinate, advocate, and promote accountability system within the project.
  • Ensure an effective system for complaints handling and response mechanisms are established and functioning at the projects level.
  • Regular visit from MHNTs, WASH, CP, MPCA
  • Ensure personal commitment in building constructive working relationship with partners based on SCI partnership principles spelled out in Theory of Change
  • Support Coordinators on day-to-day handling of department tasks related to partners.
  • Prepare and implement action plan for quality monitoring.
  • Mobilizing and Making communities aware on project objectives, outputs and activities and MEAL systems and SCI Child Safeguarding Policies.

Facilitate project and activities information at all events such as training and workshops

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


  • holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • willing to take disciplined risks.


  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity


Graduated from a recognized/ relevant university degree



• Minimum of two years’ experience in the field of monitoring and evaluation.

• Skills in implementing information management and performance measurement frameworks.

• Competent level skills in MS Office in particular Ms Word and Ms Excel.

• Strong representation and communication skills.

• Fluency in Pashto.

• Willingness to travel within project sites.

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures

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