Islamic Relief Worldwide Job Vacancy: MEAL Officer, based in Lombok NTB

 About the organization:

 Islamic Relief  Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organization with a presence in over 40 countries around the globe. Islamic Relief Worldwide is a UK based International relief. We have been fighting poverty and injustice for 30 years, in a world in which over three billion people still live in poverty.

 Country Purpose:

 Islamic Relief Worldwide in Indonesia was operation since 2003 following the  MOU signing with the Ministry  of Home Affairs.  The objective  of IRW in Indonesia  programme  is to contribute to the social welfare of the Indonesia people and to alleviate the suffering. The main sector for the programme include:

 •        Water and Sanitation

•        Sustainable livelihood

•        Education

•        Child Welfare

•        Shelter

•        Disaster Risk Reduction


The geographical area are Banten, NTB, Aceh and Central Sulawesi province directly implementing or  through partners.

 Islamic Relief  Worldwide in Indonesia is looking to recruit MEAL Officer based in Lombok - NTB.

 Reporting Line:

 Post  holder  would  directly  report  to MEAL Coordinator in  Jakarta  under  the  overall  guidance  and supervision of MEAL Coordinator.

 Job Purpose:

 A Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Officer manages information and

reporting processes and products to ensure professional, high-quality communication in an

organization's activities and results. A MEAL Officer also plays an important role in improving

information management and data quality, and in strengthening knowledge sharing and learning

across the organization. 

MEAL Officers are also responsible for ensuring all the project meets the MEAL framework

requirement and able to develop appropriate methodologies and tools to design day to day

monitoring and certain term evaluations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Develop, implement, and assess monitoring frameworks for all organization's partnerships and projects, as well as for funding proposals

·       Develop the overall framework for project M&E systems in collaboration with donor and senior project staff, including requirements, reporting, baseline, and evaluation surveys; develop and monitor project management plan to systematically document performance

·       Facilitate design of “SMART” objectives, logic models, monitoring frameworks, and evaluation plans during annual work-planning process

·       Ensure the alignment of M&E activities with program goals

·       Contribute to the development of annual work plans to identify project targets and ensure inclusion of M&E activities

·       Maintain existing indicator tracking tools; develop additional databases and tracking tools as needed to demonstrate the effectiveness of project interventions

·       Ensure adherence to specific monitoring and reporting requirements

·       Analyze data for accuracy, flag validation or quality issues, and contribute to system fixes

·       Generate indicator reports for tracking progress against key indicators as needed

·       Create and integrate graphics in reports and information products to help visualize data in a meaningful way

·       Edit content and presentation of all reporting and deliverables before submittal to ensure superior quality and professionalism

·       Coordinate responses to requests for information

·       Contribute to developing and reporting of project reviews, assessments, surveys, and other analytic or evaluation processes and products

·       Ensure a unified approach to partner self-assessment and programmatic close-out reporting

·       Conduct field visits for data validation and to monitor the quality and completeness of data sets; coordinate data collection at project sites to monitor program development and ensure timely compilation and reporting of data; capture and document lessons learned; and champion the scaling up best practices

·       Provide technical leadership and support to project and partner staff in planning and implementing M&E systems and activities, data-based program decision-making, and results reporting; provide training as needed

·       Support the development, design, and writing of proposals and concept notes for related programming information management and reporting

·       Support recruiting, interviewing, and training new M&E staff and/or consultants

·       Cultivate and strengthen relationships with local partner organization, donors, private sectors partners, and national authorities

·       Collecting and managing CRM data from all the Country and field offices

·       Other duties as assigned




      Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in statistics, demographics, social, or international development preferred

      Minimum of three years of experience working in the field of monitoring and evaluation

      Strong interest in development work with respect for confidentiality and commitment to Islamic Relief overall aims and objectives, including gender, equality and equal opportunities in all aspects of Islamic Relief’s work.

      Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating M&E systems from project initiation to close out

      Experience in strategic planning and performance management, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans

      Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies

      Ability to manage critical relationships with diplomacy and tact and engage a wide range of stakeholders

      Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

      Strong attention to detail, organizational. and time management skills

      Willingness and ability to travel

      Computer proficiency

      Experience in planning and managing surveys, developing and refining data collection tools, and with data quality assessments and oversight

      Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, set priorities, and meet deadlines

      Ability to synthesize complex information and communicate it effectively to diverse audiences;

      Ability to design and implement efficient work flows and procedures

 Islamic Relief is a faith based-non government organization that respects diversity and inclusiveness. Applicants from diverse religions, gender, race, and physical impairment are encouraged to apply. 


 All Islamic Relief team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field project


Islamic Relief Worldwide participates in the inter-Agency Misconduct Scheme to ensure that our operations and programs, staff, representatives, children, young people and people at risk are protected against the risk of harm and abuse. With a zero-tolerance approach Islamic Relief in Indonesia is committed to responding appropriately and constructively to any and all information related to safeguarding issues during recruitment process.

 How to apply :

Please send only your application letter and CV to the email address:

Applications submit directly to Islamic Relief Indonesia Office will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The deadline for submitting applications :   28 December 2021