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Basic Information

Vacancy Number: PU-AMI/HR/JAL/001348
Title: MEAL Manager
Category: Monitoring and Evaluation
Duration: 6 months (Extendable)
Exp.: 2021-07-01
Jobs no: 1
Salary: As per the Organization salary scale
Gender: Male/Female


Organization: PU-AMI
Location: Nangarhar, AF


Work Experience: At least 2 of experience in MEAL Management Years

Qualification/ Requirements تحصیلات و شرایط لازمه

Professional experience:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field related to Project Management international development and/or social sciences
At least 2 years of experience in MEAL Management position
Experience in Project Management positions
Experience in MEAL systems development and set-up
Working experience in East Afghanistan
Experience in remote management

Knowledge and Skills:

Capacity for analysing and synthetizing comprehensive information & technical data
Good written communication skills
Knowledge of project management
Knowledge of donor MEAL requirements and expectations 4 Knowledge of accountability systems and associated changes 4 Ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training
Excellent command of oral and written English Pashto and Dari
Strong computer skills essential including ability to operate Microsoft Word Excel Project & database Management software

Personal Characteristics:

Fitting into the team suitability for the job and assignment
Ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative and responsibility
High stress tolerance
Diplomatic and open-minded
Good analytical skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to organize and manage priorities
Ability to respect security rules
Moving forward in a changing environment

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities and particular assignmentsمسؤلیت ها و وظایف مشخص        

General responsibilitiesمسؤلیت های عمومی :

S/he will be responsible for oversight of all MEAL activities – data collection data analysis accountability and learning – for all program implemented by PUI in the eastern region in health nutrition WaSH and MHPSS sectors.
S/he will be responsible for designing MEAL plans for each of the projects supporting Project Managers in monitoring implemented activities preparing MEAL methodologies tools and reports.
S/he will be also responsible for direct management of MEAL team based in the eastern region.
Strategy/Advocacy: S/he will support MEAL Coordinator in the design of MEAL strategy for the mission development of strategic document for the department and capacity building of technical and program team on MEAL sector.

Objective 1هدف اول :



Monitoring and evaluation:

- Developing Monitoring and Evaluation plans for projects implemented in the eastern region (project M&E frameworks baseline midterm and end-line methodologies and specific monitoring activities in the field)

- Implementing and ensuring high quality of monitoring and evaluation activities conducted in the east its timeliness and as per PUI and donors standards

- Supporting Deputy Field Coordinator and Project Managers in preparation of project monitoring and evaluation tools and activities (e.g. PMT)

- Developing survey plans survey methodologies and necessary tools preparing survey reports with analysis of data and recommendation for project teams

- Developing monitoring plans monitoring methodologies and necessary tools preparing monitoring visits reports and recommendations for the project teams

- Planning and implementation of internal evaluation activities for implemented projects


Supervises implementation of Complaint and Feedback Mechanism in the eastern region according to PUI CFM SOPs and prepares regular reports on beneficiaries complaints to project team and MEAL Coordinator
Coordinates with program team and follow up on the received feedbacks and complaints
Ensures proper visibility and awareness among targeted communities of PUI Feedback and Complaint Mechanism (promotion of the existing system facilitation of meetings with communities on CFM etc)
Follows proper mechanism for follow up of sensitive complaints according to PUI Complaint and Feedback Mechanism SOPs
Supports the MEAL Coordinator in designing Learning SOPs for PUI mission together with relevant tools and methodology
Facilitates and supervises learning process across all departments in the eastern region – coordinates collection of lessons learnt preparation of recommendations and following up on implementation
Analyses data and prepares lessons learns reports
Contributes to project review meetings closure meetings kick-off meetings and proposals preparations

Objective 2هدف دوم:


Direct management of MEAL Team in eastern region – M&E Unit Data management Unit Accountability Unit and Learning Unit.
Provide support for MEAL Team in eastern region – data collection data management design and preparation of data collection tools data analysis and report writing
Supports the MEAL Coordinator in identification of capacity gaps among MEAL staff and capacity building activities (trainings one-on-one support) in respective technical fields
Responsible for recruitment and performance evaluation of MEAL staff in the east region

Objective 3هدف سوم :


Ensures high quality of data collected during all MEAL activities – performs regular data quality check to ensure received data is reliable and accurate
Supervises preparation of necessary databases data collection tools and analysis as per PUI sector requirements and guidelines as well as national specific regulations (e.g. MoPH clusters etc)
Ensures PUI data protection protocol is in place for MEAL databases in the base

Objective 4هدف چهارم :


Supports MEAL Coordinator in preparation of the technical department strategy especially for MEAL sector
Supports the MEAL Coordinator for development or revision of strategic MEAL document and SOPs – Complaint and Feedback Mechanism SOPs Learning Database SOPs Data collection and Management SOPs
Contributes in proposal writing process in the base especially development of logical frameworks MEAL plans MEAL related budget

Submission Guideline

Please note while sending your C.V & Cover letter mention the vacancy number and position in the subject line of your email application received after the closing date and without subject line will not be taken in consideration.

The interested candidates have to submit their soft copies of application & C.Vs only by email & there is no need of educational and other documents to attach.

Submission  Email: afg.recruitment@pu-ami.org

Note: Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted & local applicants from the same province are encouraged to apply and will be given priority.

Email: afg.recruitment@pu-ami.org