MEAL Assistant NGO Job Vacancies – World Vision International


Job Title:    MEAL Assistant

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: MEAL Officer


About US:

World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government
Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to
overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in
Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not
employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision
for every child, Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”


Job Summary:  The
monitoring and evaluation assistant will support the project in the provision
of systematic data and management of up to date databases for timely and
evidence based reporting and ensure quality programming and accountability.
He/she will support the project in systematic data collection through routine
monitoring of field level project activities on a timely manner to aid evident
reporting, to ensure quality programming and accountability within the
framework of World Vision and donor standards and guidelines at settlement


Key Duties and

Learning and Reporting.

  • Take part in periodic project Review
  • Support M&E officer in the
    compilation of Monthly, Quarterly, Bi annual and annual reports through
    provision of timely accurate and updated data.
  • Prepare monthly and Quarterly activity
    progress report and submit to the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and
    Child Protection Coordinator.
  • Oversee the documentation of best
    practices, lessons learnt, assessment reports
  • Prepare and submit bi-weekly project
    progress reports.
  • Ensure proper filing of project
    documents and reports.
  • Participate and represent MEAL Team in
    quarterly reflection meetings with project team
  • Support for MEAL Team Operations.
  • Perform Routine monitoring of field
    activities (data collection, processing and entry) and assist in both
    quantitative and qualitative analysis & preparation of draft M&E
    reports that will allow for an enhanced output analysis.
  • Take lead in conducting all program
    assessments to assess the project outcomes and provide actionable
    recommendations to improve the program.
  • Participate in the setup of a Robust
    Community Help Desk as a forum to receive community issues and provide
    timely feedback.
  • Document human interest and success
    stories to facilitate qualitative outcomes of the intervention on the
    beneficiaries including best practices and lessons learnt.

Data management

  • Perform Routine data processing, entry
    and assist in both quantitative and qualitative analysis & preparation
    of M&E reports.
  • Take lead in systematic data collection
    through assessments to assess the baseline, outcomes and provide
    actionable recommendations to improve the project.
  • Keenly track project progress through
    standardized data collection tools and methodologies
  • Support the project team with data
    management, identifying programmatic issues and prompt corrective actions
    to enhance the project objectives.
  • Maintain confidentiality and observe
    data protection and other associated guidelines
  • Ensure compliance and processing
    protocols in order to meet standards for quality and accuracy.
  • Capture data into the World Vision
    database and share the findings with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Give updates on issues related to
    quality and assist in implementing actions to address compromise in data
  • Carry out Routine Field Monitoring of
    Project interventions and take part in the design of data collection tools
    to track Project progress


Qualifications, Skills and

  • The ideal applicant for the World
    Vision MEAL Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the
    following; Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Computer & IT, Social
    Sciences, Development studies, or any related course. Additional training
    in monitoring and evaluation is an added advantage
  • A minimum of three years of relevant
    experience with international organizations in research, monitoring and
    evaluation of, and reporting on complex (development) programs.
  • Practical experience of at least 2 years
    designing and implementing Monitoring & Evaluation activities for
    either Livelihood, Education & Child Protection.
  • Past experience working with interagency
    Data Protection Protocol
  • Experience in Research and assessment in
    humanitarian situation, including planning
  • Past exposure and experience with
    community, stakeholders, children work and coordination
  • Working knowledge of humanitarian
    industry including sphere standards, NGO code of conduct and humanitarian
  • Possess the ability to work with
    different partners, local authorities, local organizations and NGOs to
    develop and maintain positive relationships
  • Keen interest and enthusiasm in working
    for and with children
  • Relevant experience in data input/ data
  • Awareness of children’s rights
  • Comply with the organization’s child
    protection policy and code of conduct.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible
    world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina
  • Self-motivated and a self-starter.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your
application and complete Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting
World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.




Deadline: 4th
March 2021


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