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Category: NGO/Development

MEAL Manager

Caritas Bangladesh



Job Context
  • Reporting to: Manager (Disaster Management)
  • Job Nature: Temporary
  • Job location: The position is based in Dhaka but field visit at Regional, Project and Field Offices is required.
Job Responsibilities
  • MEAL System Design and Implementation :
  • Ensure compliances with CRS MEAL policies and procedures in designing project MEAL system for CRS supported projects.
  • Ensure compliance with CRS MEAL framework for Homes and Communities to measure influence and scale.
  • Facilitate and contribute in developing Theory of Change, Result Framework, ProFrame, MEAL Plan for assigned projects, including identification of appropriate indicators, measurement methods and critical assumptions of MUKTE-III, Homes & communities and other CRS funded projects.
  • Support the development of effective data collection tools for routine monitoring as well as periodic project performance monitoring and reporting.
  • Design and organize workshops for developing MEAL System, Tools Development and developing roll out plan.
  • Monitoring:
  • Ensure quality monitoring data as per MEAL Plan and data quality standards.
  • Design and develop monitoring database and manage the database complying data protection policy.
  • Develop data flow map according to MEAL Plan and ensure data flow as per matrix.
  • Produce regular process monitoring as well as periodic performance monitoring report.
  • Support the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for project MEAL.
  • Use qualitative and quantitative methods to collect data in the field and accompany CRS and partner staff doing this.
  • Ensure timely trend analysis of monitoring data to support project reporting and decision making.
  • Support the implementation of data quality controls to ensure the integrity of project data.
  • Support project M&E audits and data quality assessment.
  • Assist with review and/or development of project reports.
  • Pay quarterly field visit to MUKTE-III project and provide necessary guidance for improvement.
  • Evaluation:
  • Develop Terms of Reference (ToR) for project baseline, Mid-term review and project end evaluation with the support from TA-MEAL, CRS Bangladesh. Develop and update the learning agenda for H & C in collaboration with H&C Manager and TA.
  • Support MUKTE-III project staff and H&C Manager in documentation the project files and data quality assessment (DQA).
  • In consultation with CRS MEAL-TA, Bangladesh, develop Scopes of Work (SoW) with respective project managers for hiring consultants.
  • Coordinate and lead baseline, MTR and end evaluation data collection with quality assurance.
  • Organize and co-facilitate participatory reflection events with relevant stakeholders to identify learning and recommendations as part of baseline, MTR and end evaluation.
  • Accountability and Learning:
  • Develop and establish high quality accountability mechanism.
  • Provide support to MEAL staffs to facilitate community/participants feedback mechanism, collect routine feedback data and prepare response to community/participants’ feedback.
  • Support implementation of project accountability and learning initiatives under the guidance of the TA-MEAL, CRS Bangladesh and in cooperation with project and program teams.
  • Support field MEAL Teams to identify and document of lessons learned, good practices and results from CRS Bangladesh supported projects Represent Caritas in discussions or meetings with government, non-government and UN agencies in collaboration with the H&C manager.
  • Develop learning plan and support MEAL TA, CRS Bangladesh in conducting reflection and learning workshops.
  • Capacity Building:
  • Support field staff in strengthening the MEAL systems and capacity of MEAL Staffs to improve program quality through the provision of on-the-job support.
  • Ensure appropriate, high quality orientation and training of field staff and partners on project MEAL system and tools.
  • Organize and facilitate data enumerators on mobile based data collection tools and techniques.
  • Support in main streaming the MEAL for Homes and Communities in Caritas Bangladesh as required.
  • ICT4D:
  • Develop mobile based data collection tools using Open Data Kit.
  • Ensure real-time monitoring data using ICT tools.
  • Prepare definition files and support developing app-based tools in consultation with MEAL TA, CRS Bangladesh and project managers, MEAL Staffs and CRS regional/sub-regional ICT Team.
Employment Status


Educational Requirements
  • MSc in Statistics/Demography, Masters of Social Science in Development Studies/Public Administration/Economics/Sociology/Social Work or Welfare/Anthropology preferably with honors degree from any recognized University.
Experience Requirements
  • 5 to 7 year(s)
Additional Requirements
  • Minimum 5 - 7 years of experiences with MEAL responsibilities in NGO, preferably INGOs.
  • Should have demonstrated skills in data analysis and interpretation.
  • Should have practical experience in using Open Data Kit (ODK) tool specially CommCare and CommCare Plus.
  • Should have ability to work in partnership with local communities, government and NGOs as appropriate.
  • Should have ability to read, analyze and interpret administrative reports, technical procedures, or government regulations and policies.
  • Should have ability to write reports, and procedure manuals and effectively present information.
  • Should havekKnowledge on ICT particularly on Microsoft Word, Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint and Outlook. (both Bangla & English), etc., is essential.
  • Should be fluent in communication both in writing and speaking in English language
  • Should be self-driven and positive to work in a team.
  • Should have “can do’ attitude and able to handle multiple tasks managing priorities.
  • Committed to work following organizational aims, values, principal and policies.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Age: 25 - 45 years (as on 31/07/2020)
Job Location


  • Salary Range: Tk. 80,000/- consolidated per month. (Negotiable).
Job Summary

Published on: 1 Aug 2020

Vacancy:  1

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience: 5 to 7 year(s)

Job Location: Dhaka

Application Deadline: 8 Aug 2020

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Apply Procedure

The selected candidates will be appointed on temporary basis initially for one year which may be extended for future period based subject to the satisfactory performance and requirements of the Organization.

If you feel you are the right person for the above position, you are invited to apply through Online ( to complete the CV including the names of two referees (non-relative) and passport size photograph. Please note that no hardcopies is required. The last date of submission is 08/08/2020. The candidates who are presently work under Caritas Bangladesh should apply through proper channel with approval of the Regional/Central Management.

Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and Interview. Incomplete applications will not be considered and the organization reserves the right to reject any application or to cancel or postpone the recruitment process for any reason whatsoever. Applicants are requested to visit to know about Caritas.

Caritas is an equal opportunity employer
Application Deadline : 8 Aug 2020
Published On
1 Aug 2020
Company Information
Caritas Bangladesh