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Background/IRC Summary:  The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 30 years, and manages and delivers large, complex programs to meet the needs in health, education, protection, environmental health and livelihoods for displaced, poor and disaster affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations and currently works in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Baluchistan and Sindh provinces.

Job Overview/Summary:

The country program has committed to ensuring that children, both in and out of school, have appropriate literacy, numeracy, social-emotional skills, and will work towards the reduction and elimination of barriers to ensure that girls are equally skilled and safe as boys.  In line with this commitment, the IRC will implement the three-year Leave No Girl behind (TEACH) project which aims to ensure they have significantly improved learning outcomes and transition to education, training or employment.

The LNGB MEAL Officer will be responsible for day-to-day management of the program Monitoring and evaluation to ensure quality and timely implementation of the project. 

Major Responsibilities:

Management and supervision

·         Promote accountability and ensure compliance with IRCWAY policies, global Humanitarian Standards for Quality and Accountability, including the complaint and response mechanism (CRM), to ensure that affected communities and people are at the center of IRC response.

·         Support proposal development activities on MEAL;

·         Monitor compliance against MEAL requirements set in priority programmes under implementation: regularly update database, keep internal MEAL mapping file up to date and ensure relevant MEAL docs available.

·         Support to Partner COs as required on the implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning components.

·         Support on MEAL plans, baseline studies, data collection tools and databases as required;

·         Collect and organize existing internal and key external MEAL tools and resources, and share them as needed;

·          Contribute to the development of MEAL capacity in the field through field missions, dedicated remote support, training and resource sharing as needed.

Key Working Relationships:

·         Position Reports to:                       Senior MEAL Manager

·         Position directly supervises:      None

·         Indirect Reporting:                          

·         Other Internal and/or external contacts:

  • Internal:                                              Program and Program Support
  • External:                                              Local Partners, IRC vendors, Program beneficiaries

Job Requirements:

A.     Education

·          Degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics, Computer Programming or related field

B.       Work experience

·         Significant experience undertaking M&E/MEAL-related roles (at least 3 years)

·         Proven skills in working with both quantitative and qualitative methodologies and analysis

·         Demonstrated strong monitoring and evaluation skills, including planning/participating in evaluations

·         Ability to manage a large and varied workload, work under pressure and meet deadlines

C.      Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

·         Lead with commitment, integrity and accountability to the “IRC Way” – Global Standards for Professional Conduct.

·         Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

·         Excellent report writing, proof reading and formatting 

·         Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

·         Good communication and presentation skills.

·         Excellent IT skills (Word, Outlook, Excel)

·         Good interpersonal skills

D.     Language Skills: 

·         Good written and spoken English and Urdu skills; regional language skills will be a plus.

The IRC Core Values and Commitments;

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons.

IRC is committed to ensuring that IRC staff is suitable to work with children and have the knowledge s/he needs to uphold and abide by the IRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

Level of interaction with children: Frequent direct contact with children

IRC ensures that its staff must actively practice the roles and responsibilities related to client responsiveness, accountability to people in affected communities and must have competencies to solicits and listens to feedback and other’s perspectives, responds to feedback with maturity and sensitivity and takes appropriate decisions and makes changes to behavior or actions in response to feedback.

IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment.

Women candidates and persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply.  

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
International Rescue Committee
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years
Apply Before:
Apr 24, 2019
Posting Date:
Apr 11, 2019
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