Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant

Job title: Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant

Reporting to: MEAL Manager

Location: IMVEPI/Rhino Camp

Project Background

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is leading a consortium with Trickle Up and Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD) to deliver a 28-month Danida-funded project entitled Building Self-Reliance and Resilience in West Nile. The project aims to achieve the objective of building the self-reliance and resilience of 800 extremely poor refugees residing in Imvepi settlements as well as host community households in Madi-Okollo and Terego districts of the West Nile region of northern Uganda. The consortium will use the Graduation Approach (GA), a sequenced and time-bound series of economic and social inclusion interventions that are demonstrated to effectively support the most vulnerable households to achieve sustainable livelihoods, resulting in sustained income, asset gains, increased financial inclusion, increased self-confidence, and a trajectory out of poverty.

Overall purpose of the role:

The main purpose of this position is to conduct/implement comprehensive monitoring, evaluation and learning initiatives of DRC program in Imvepi & Rhino Camp, to ensure that Project activities meet the highest standards possible, and contribute to improving the capacity resilience of persons of concerns in West Nile.


  • Prepare annual project monitoring plan
  • Develop and share with all sectors performance indicators
  • Conduct routine project implementation monitoring and share monthly monitoring reports
  • Conduct Baseline assessment, midterm and End line evaluation for all new projects
  • Represent DRC in joint partners’ coordination meetings and performance monitoring and assessments
  • Conduct data quality, take lead in the data management, reporting and presenting the report before stakeholders.
  • Take lead in identifying and/or conducting learning events
  • Take lead in documenting key success stories, best practices and lessons from projects

Experience and technical competencies: 

  • A minimum of 2 years of MEAL experience with International humanitarian organization or NGO field.
  • Technical skills in monitoring and evaluation and experience with both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
  • Analytical, presentation, and report writing skills.
  • Experience using software applications such as Excel, Access, or statistics software such as SPSS, STATA.
  • Previous experience with electronic or mobile data collection
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent skills in the use of computers (MS Word, Excel, outlook Power Point).


  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken in the operation area is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.


  • University degree in statistics, economics, social sciences or related discipline
  • MEAL training is an added advantage


  • Excellent oral and writing skills in English.
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken in the operation area is an asset.

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on under Vacancies. Applications close on 3rd April, 2022.

Equal Opportunity

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels in light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunity: DRC is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethinic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.


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