ReliefWeb 23 Feb, 2021 09:00 am

MEAL Advisor – Consultancy

Monitoring and Evaluation Consultancy in Afghanistan about Food and Nutrition, Health and Water Sanitation Hygiene, requiring 5-9 years of experience, from Medair; closing on 10 Mar 2021

Lead on MEAL system design and implementation to enhance quality and accountability of Medair’s humanitarian intervention in Afghanistan The Advisor will be expected to improve the organisation of the MEAL department; strengthen existing MEAL strategy and protocols and ensure they are institutionalised; mentor, train and capacity build existing country programme staff; and orientate the MEAL department to actively use and promote data for learning and decision-making in collaboration with operational teams.Review MEAL staffing and provide recommendations for MEAL structure and MEAL budgeting needs Provide mentoring and conduct on-the-job MEAL training for Medair MEAL and programme staff as per programme priorities.Support Technical Advisors and programme staff on project MEAL plans.· With support from other programme staff, identify MEAL activities procurement needs and coordinate with the logistics team to ensure materials arrive in good time.

· Identify additional learning and training needs & opportunities for MEAL and programme staff Travel to Kabul: 2-3 days Carry out the consultancy tasks (this will include travel to Medair field bases in country, with dates TBC): 12-16 weeks Travel from Kabul to home location: 2-3 days · Expert in MEAL in humanitarian contexts · Understanding of MEAL strategies and frameworks, SOPs, other foundational MEAL structures and processes · Bachelors’ degree in Economics, Political or Social Sciences, Statistical Analysis, International Development, or related field.· Review and support development of accountability-related mechanisms and SOPs and support MEAL and programme teams in roll out of SOPs, including awareness raising on PSEA, harassment, other ethics-related/ serious complaints.

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