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MEAL (Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning) & IM (Information Management) Officer

Cox's Bazaar (Bangladesh) | Bangladesh

MEAL (Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning) & IM (Information Management) Officer


Role Overview

Supporting Medair’s M&E functions including information management processes in country. Design and implement assessments, M&E systems, and all surveys. Role of MEAL/IM officer is to ensure that all M&E functions are conducted in accordance with project agreements. The MEAL/IM Officer will support the Project Managers as well as the Projects Coordinator in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish for program and all projects. S/he will provide technical field support on the M&E work. The MEAL/IM Officer will work closely with project teams to assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision of the Project Manager.

Project Overview

Medair’s emergency response team and partner World Concern completed shelter and hygiene kit distributions for Rohingya refugees in November, 2017, and Medair is now transitioning into longer-term programming with a focus on nutrition and health services and provision of transitional shelters in the refugee camps.

Workplace & Conditions

Field based position in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

Starting Date & Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, 6 months.

Key Activity Areas

M&E Systems development

  • Develop assessment and monitoring plans for all proposals.
  • Ensure M&E/IM requirements are budgeted at appropriate stage in programme management cycle.
  • Coordinate and oversee implementation of baseline surveys, needs assessments, KPC surveys, midterm and end of project evaluations and other relevant monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Develop survey tools and other data collection forms for assessments and monitoring programmes.
  • Ensure the writing of timely and accurate analytical reports for lessons learned, assessments, monitoring and donor reports and proposals.
  • Input into the development of the country strategy, new projects and donor proposals as requested.

Data Collection & Data Entry

  • Developing and updating Open Data Kits (ODK) forms to ensure high quality data collection.
  • Providing practical training for data enumerators and supervisors.
  • Develop organizational capacity for multimedia and information alerting usage.

Data Protection and Data Management

  • Be responsible for data accuracy and data cleaning.
  • Implementing beneficiary data protection protocols.

Computer Programming & Technical Development

  • Developing technical capacity with new tools and assisting others in the team to follow.
  • Test, evaluate, and implement new technologies as necessary.

Data Analysis, Visualization and M&E Reporting

  • Analyse data to produce relevant indicators.
  • Responsible for monitoring and evaluation reporting.
  • Produce automated Qlik Sense reports.
  • Suggest ways to facilitate data collection and the flow of data within project field teams.
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by project team and to verify the accuracy of reported data.

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.


  • Degree in public health, biostatistics, international development or other relevant social science.
  • Formal training in IM.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)

  Everyone who works as an Internationally Recruited Staff in one of our field programmes must first successfully complete the Medair ROC. Read more for information, dates and related costs.


  • Relevant professional experience working with information management (1 year).
  • Experience using data for reporting purposes.
  • Experience in use of tablets & smartphones and associated software.
  • Good report writing and problem solving skills. Excellent organisational skills.
  • Able to oversee multiple tasks, prioritizing and delegating as required.
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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: Medair
  • Location: Cox's Bazaar (Bangladesh) | Bangladesh
  • Grade: FG I, Function Group 1, Contract Agent - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Communication and Public Information
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