MEAL Officer

MEAL Officer

Website Alameen Organization

Job Title: MEAL Officer 

Position Status: Full time 

Location: Gaziantep ,Turkey 

Length of Contract: 12 Months 

Listing Expiry Date: 24/06/2024

About Us: 

ALAMEEN for Humanitarian Support is a non -governmental organization established by a group of volunteers in Syria during the crisis in 2012 and registered in the USA, Sweden, and turkey. 

ALAMEEN is implementing projects through regional offices in Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Yemen, Sudan, Iraq, Palestine, and Somalia. 

Our work sectors are Health, Nutrition, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Protection, Shelter &Non-food items, Wash and Sanitation. 

ALAMEEN also manages development projects, advocates to empower civil societies and local governance 

Job Description 

ALAMEEN is seeking a MEAL Officer to provide assistant in develop the framework, plans, and indicators for all projects of the institution to ensure the collection, analysis, and reporting of quality data and to supervise all M&E department field staff in agreement with the other department directors. The MEAl officer will help apply organization rules and principles to improve the satisfaction, quality, and reliability of the information system and strengthen decision-making capacity. 


  • Establish, roll out and manage the MEAL plan framework as per commitments of the Al Ameen programs; 
  • Track all projects outputs, outcomes, and objectives against targets/indicators. 
  • Write reports to document MEAL activities. 
  • Assistance in designing the MEAL log frame for projects, and following up with indicators to determine the progress; 
  • Working with the MEAL team in field locations to brief them on upcoming activities, methodologies, and research tools for MEAL activities; 
  • Coordinate with other departments especially with the programs team to ensure all potential data collection needs are addressed; 
  • Analyze weekly/monthly data submissions and/or oversee MEAL Assistant’s work, and monitor trends and highlighting concerns; 
  • Support planning, coordination, analysis, and preparation of findings for various assessments; 
  • Support MEAL team following review of weekly/monthly/quarterly data submissions, as well as project achievements against targets; 
  • collaboration with the MEAL team, provide recommendations for the implementing team as part of the Learning Process; 
  • Establish an internal excel database to support efficient, accurate data management, reporting, and data analysis; 
  • Ensure consistent use of data collection and reporting tools by key project team; monitor data quality and follow-up on issues identified; 
  • assist in reviewing databases and data tracking tools of diverse projects in order to maintain data quality for collating reliable and consistent data; 
  • help in preparing the satisfaction surveys, assessments, and field monitoring and evaluation exercises and impact assessments when needed; 
  • Respect and apply all the PSEA principles, and show high commitment to report any SEA action. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Ability to: 

  • Ability to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments 
  • Ability to conduct work in a professional and mature manner 
  • Ability to prioritise manage time effectively and work under pressure with deadlines. 
  • Apply principles and techniques to problems and issues 
  • Analyze and evaluate data and information, and make appropriate recommendations 
  • Ability to travel out of Turkey. 


  • Bachelor degree in monitoring and evaluation; social sciences; statistics, and/or other relevant fields with at least Three years of relevant professional work experience respectively. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of direct monitoring and evaluation experience, specifically in the humanitarian and development context. 
  • Demonstrated experience developing tools and systems for, and building capacity of others in skills related to, program tracking and documentation. 
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evolution methodologies, including logical models, conceptual frameworks, and assessment/evaluation. 
  • Demonstrated experience of implementing beneficiary complaint and feedback mechanisms. 
  • Strong reporting skills. 
  • Strong analytical skills, including knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methodologies and research design. 
  • Good proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, Power BI. 
  • Preferred knowledge of mobile data collection tools such as Kobo Collect or ODK. 
  • Familiarity with information management systems and analysis software is a plus. 

Technical Skills and Personal qualities required 

  • Proactive, adaptable and capacity to take initiatives; 
  • Proactive approach to identifying solutions; 
  • Diplomatic and open-mindedness; 
  • Familiar with multicultural environment; 
  • Good analytical skills. 
  • Diplomacy and open-mindedness. 
  • Professionalism 
  • Team spirit 


  • ·Effective, high-quality communication, writing in English and Arabic (writing –reading –speaking), and interpersonal skills are essential. 


ALAMEEN and ALAMEEN Staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the ALAMEEN Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. By these values, the ALAMEEN enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons. 

Compliance & Ethics 

Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout ALAMEEN. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of ALAMEEN and donor compliance and ethics standards and adhere to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicate these values to staff and partners and require them to adhere to them. 

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse 

Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within ALAMEEN and amongst beneficiaries served by ALAMEEN 

NB: considering the purpose and values of the organisation, ALAMEEN requests its complete employee flexibility in terms of duties and commitment, as their job description and title can be adjusted throughout the year according to needs and priorities. 

How to apply 

if you have any inquiries, please contact us via: [email protected] 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.