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Job Title
MEAL Assistant

To work for
ZOA - International



Field of Work
Analysis/Statistic - Quality Control - Humanitarian/Disasters

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree

The MEAL Assistant will be a full-time employee of ZOA Syria. Under the direct supervision of the MEAL Officer, the MEAL Assistant will support projects monitoring, conducting field monitoring visits, following up on implementation MEAL plans, support strengthening the project capacity, and support reporting and data management.

Main Activities
1.Conduct/support conducting regular surveys as per project requirements and documenting results/findings.
2.Verifying project information.
3.Coordinate with the MEAL team and project staff to document lessons learnt and findings.
4.Provide inputs and support to the MEAL team in developing their MEAL systems including access to the hotline; and feedback boxes where appropriate.
5.Ensure the maintenance of both qualitative and quantitative data.
6.Facilitate project and activities information at all events.
7.Support and maintain project monitoring tools, databases and project reporting data.
8.Lead on the establishment of feedback mechanisms that are supported by the project.
9.Other duties as required in line with the skills, experience and role.
10.Conduct regular field visits for assessments and monitoring.

Knowledge Experience:

Bachelor in social sciences or project management or related field with relevant training in M&E.
Minimum working experience of 2-4 years.
Data collection and project reporting.
Very Good spoken and written command of English.
Excellent spoken and written command of Arabic.
Computer skills, particularly in Word and Excel.
Experience with digital data collection tools (such as KOBO) and/or Data Analysis software (such as SPSS) is big plus.


Initiative and independent
Organized and structured
Communicative, open and decisive
Result-oriented in a team approach
Writing skills in English


Flexibility and adaptability;
Service and participatory attitude
Interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity;
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment.

Specific Vacancy Requirements
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

CV's of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

Please note that ZOA have may not choose to appoint this position on completion of interviews if a suitable candidate is not found and / or if needs change and the position is no longer necessary.

Regular travel to the field is required.

Duration of Position:6 Months with the possibility of extension subject to performance and funding.

Closing Date: 18/09/2022

Salary and Benefits
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with ZOA Terms of Employment for National staff and relevant experience.

About us
ZOA is an international NGO, which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities, we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from the Netherlands. From there ZOA operates in seventeen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 900 employees worldwide.

ZOA has provided emergency relief to Syrians in Syria and neighbouring countries since 2014. In 2018, ZOA became registered to operate from Damascus. ZOA works alongside local partners in Syria to implement our projects and we are also strengthening our capacity to implement projects directly. Creating and strengthening of local capacity is an important element of the programme. We aim to expand our activities in livelihoods, primary education, WASH and shelter.

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Posted On
Sep 05, 2022

Expiry Date
Oct 05, 2022


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