Project Officer (MEAL) – Catholic Relief Services – Cox`s Bazaar

Job Responsibilities
Implementation of all assigned project MEAL activities as outlined by the MEAL Manager in the Detailed Implementation Plan in line with CRS program quality principles, standards and MEAL policies, procedures, and practices; donor MEAL requirements; and industry good practices.
Monitor and report any MEAL-related challenges and gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules. Assist partners in their efforts to reflect on project experiences.
Lead the roll-out and implementation of the project’s feedback and response mechanism (FRM). Support actively seeking and responding to feedback from all members of targeted communities and other stakeholders as defined by the FRM.
Lead field-level project MEAL activities (including digital data collection) and assist partners in their efforts to collect and ensure timely analysis of project data per specified mechanisms and tools with support from Program Manager/Emergency Coordinator. Collaborate with local partner(s) to prepare MEAL-related aspects of reports per established reporting schedule.
Collect information on staff MEAL capacity needs and technical assistance needs of partner organizations and monitor MEAL capacity building and technical support activities to ensure effective impact.
Complete project documentation for assigned MEAL activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices.
Support program learning and decision making by posing thoughtful questions, engaging with project data, reflecting upon and sharing with project management the information gathered from community members and partners.
Employment Status

Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Statistics / Demography / Population Sciences or other relevant areas is required.

Experience Requirements
At least 2 year(s)

Additional Requirements
Basic Qualifications
Minimum of 2 years of work experience in the field of MEAL for an I/NGO is required. All other experience in project support for an I/NGO is a plus.
Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and digital data collection forms (CommCare, Kobo, ONA) is required.
Candidates with gender and diversity is a plus, including female, persons from marginalized groups; persons with disability; and, origin from geographically marginalized location.
Languages: Written/spoken Bangla and English is required. Rohingya language and Chittagonian Dialect language is a plus.
Travel: Must be willing and able to travel up to 60 % in Rohingya camp and host community project sites.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Observation, active listening and analysis skills with ability to make sound judgment
Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners and community members
Attention to details, accuracy, and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities
Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in participatory action planning and community engagement.
Experience in community-led approach in DRR and Protection Programming
Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data preferred.
Experience using statistical analysis software like SPSS, STATA, etc.
Working experiences in emergency setting particularly Rohingya communities is preferred.
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff) :
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
Continuous Improvement & Innovation
Builds Relationships
Develops Talent
Strategic Mindset
Accountability & Stewardship

Apply Procedure
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Application Deadline : 22 Jun 2022