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Overall purpose of the role:

The MEAL Assistant will work with the MEAL Team Leader to monitor progress and evaluate the effectiveness of planned interventions for the DRC Iraq Programme. S/he will assist with baseline assessments, organize teams of enumerators and field data collection, support with data entry, analysis and reporting


Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting

  • Assist the MEAL Team Leader in implementing monitoring and evaluation activities for the field programme.
  • Assist in the review MEAL Plans and populate the MEAL Activity Tracker with planned activities.
  • Assist in planning and conducting field-level data collection and analysis using different techniques including household surveys, market assessments, focus group discussions and key informant interviews
  • Conduct training and supervision of enumerator teams, including checking questionnaires for reliability and consistency.
  • Support the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, writing and compiling reports to inform programme development and implementation.
  • Compile, sort and analyze the information from field visits. Produce ad hoc and regular reports as required.
  • Improve Monitoring and Evaluation department processes and procedures including data collection, data entry into databases, data filing, analysis and report writing.
  • Contribute to the development of case studies, success stories and lessons learned reports
  • Assist the MEAL Team Leader in implementing accountability activities for the field programme.
  • Assist in the update of MEAL Master indicator sheet in coordination with the rest of the MEAL team Iraq
  • Assist the Team Leader in the inputs of Donor reports based on collected data and past reports
  • Conduct field visits to collect information and observe distribution and program activities. Regular visits Muqdadiyah.
  • Collect complaints and feedback when required, by manning the Hotline (only if required).

Data and Information Management

  • Maintain up to date databases and records on beneficiaries and activity delivery to ensure timely and easy access by programme teams for activity delivery.
  • Conduct data entry, cleaning and analysis into programme databases and ODK systems under the guidance of the MEAL Team Leader.
  • Provide regular reports and data to the MEAL Team Leader as well as programme teams to help in activity delivery.
  • Make sure the reports produced are placed in the adequate Onedrive folder and circulated


  • Conduct duties in accordance with DRC Iraq programme Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Conduct duties in accordance with DRC Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure compliance with DRC AGD policy and AGD programmatic minimum standards.
  • Ensure compliance with the zero-tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Line Manager

Experience and technical competencies:

  • (Desirable) experience with Monitoring and Evaluation works
  • High-level knowledge and practice with all Microsoft offices products. (Excel, Word, PPT, Onedrive and SharePoint are assets)
  • Flexible and willing to learn and apply new workplace skills.
  • Team working and supporting my colleagues.
  • Focused on delivering best possible results to the organization
  • Able to work well with a range of people both within and outside the organization
  • Capacity to understand databases


Relevant Bachelors degree


  • English (good)
  • Kurdish (fluent)
  • Arabic (fluent)
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