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A Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Head of Department - Sittwe, Myanmar

Duration : 6 months
Start date : ASAP

Our work in Myanmar  Salary & Benefits Living & Security conditions in this base

General description of the position

Under the supervision of the Country Director, you will be responsible to ensure the development, oversee the implementation of and capacity build ACF mission staff on a robust mission-level, long-term MEAL framework in accordance with established ACF-Myanmar Programs and Mission strategies. More precisely, you will in charge to:

Main responsabilities
  • Lead the development of ACF-Myanmar MEAL system


  • Lead the integration of MEAL system into programs


  • Provide technical support for assessment, monitoring and evaluation


  • Provide technical support for accountability and learning 


  • Hierarchical/Functional management and capacity building of MEAL teams


  • Proactively support ACFs commitments to gender equality and child protection sensitivity


Do you fit the requested profile ?

You hold a Master’s degree in a related topic (monitoring & evaluation, development, humanitarian aid, international relations), you have extensive experience of 5 years in humanitarian and/or development NGO in MEAL.

You had proven success in designing implementing and operating MEAL frameworks and experience in capacity building.

You show strong knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method and impact), data collection and analysis methods.

Recognized for your excellent diplomacy, organizational, communication and representation skills, you have also developed good team management skills. Fluency in English (oral and written) is compulsory.

Specific conditions / Salary

Contract: 6 months fixed term contract under French legislation

Remuneration and benefits

  • Monthly gross salary from €1805 to €2305 upon experience.
  • Per diem and living allowance: 432€ net, field paid.
  • + 16% of monthly gross salary as reimbursement of retirement insurance for the non-French citizen.
  • + Child allowance limited to 5 children. 

Transportation and accommodation

  • Coverage of transportation costs to and in the mission.
  • Individual room in guesthouse covered

Medical coverage100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance. 

Leaves and RnR

  • 25 days of paid leaves per year. 
  • + 20 RnR per year.   
  • + 215 € at each RnR period (averagely every 12 weeks). 
  • Coverage of the transportation expenses to the RnR area of reference. 

Training :

  • Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©.
  • Technical training at HQ or regional level (averagely 1 per year).   
  • Intermission Workshop once a year.

Work context

This program is located in the conflict-sensitive environment, changing and challenging context, internal Displace camps.

Large-sized team (5 expatriates minimum and around 250 national staff).  Large size and scope of programs

The program is implemented in multiple districts of Rakhine state including some with restricted access, which implies remote management (1 main base in Sittwe plus 4 sub-bases / field offices in Maungdaw, Buthidaung, Thet Kay Pyin, and Minbya).   

Manager word:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative MEAL HoD, responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of a MEAL system at mission-level, in accordance with established ACF-Myanmar Programs and Mission strategies. Flexibility and open-mindedness will be key, as the position requires the capacity to Hierarchically/Functionally manage the MEAL teams and to ensure a continuous and efficient collaboration between the MEAL teams and the program managers (Nutrition, MHCP, FSL, WASH/DRR) all the while coordinating closely with the Senior Program Manager Rakhine. 

This position calls for an experienced MEAL HoD, familiar with multicultural working contexts and strongly motivated to build the capacity of the team members.

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