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MEL Assistant – Syrian Arab Republic

Are you aiming to work for an organization where it is worthwhile investing your personality, your skills and your time? Are you looking for a job that is exciting and has clear goals? Welcome to Welthungerhilfe! We are one of the largest and most respected private organizations for development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. We are a politically independent and non-denominational organization, our value-oriented actions are always based on humanitarian principles. Our vision is a world in which everyone has the chance and the right to lead a self-determined life in dignity and justice, free from hunger and poverty.

Welthungerhilfe’s Head Office is in Bonn, Germany whilst the Syria Response is managed from our Country Office in Gaziantep. Welthungerhilfe was established in Turkey in 2013 specifically to help people who are affected by the Syria Crisis. Since then, the organization has expanded its program scope and scale to make the greatest possible contribution to meeting humanitarian needs in Turkey and North West Syria. Welthungerhilfe has field offices in Azaz and Afrin, as well as Ankara, Istanbul, Hatay and Mardin. The Syria Response program includes food security, WASH services, Shelter and NFI services, protection, early recovery and livelihood.

If you want to become part of this joint mission in Turkey, Syria and Lebanon, we look forward to receiving your application as:

MEL Assistant*

in Idlib/Al-Dana

The position is to be filled by September 01, 2022. The service location will be [[Al-Dana]], Syria. The position is paid according to SG5.

Overall Role:

The MEL assistant will be in charge of supporting the monitoring of overall project activities throughout Idleb Governorate, Syrian; the project aims to support the most vulnerable internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities (HCs) with multi-sectoral components to ease their access to food, hygiene, and non-food items. The MEL assistant will be reporting to the SYR1078 project MEL officer in the Turkey office.

Your responsibilities

The task of the MEL Assistant shall be:

  • Conduct field monitoring and process documentation through data collection, gathering information from communities regarding FSL, WASH and NFI need.
  • Conduct multi-sectoral assessment as required for this or other projects and equip the organization with adequate information to make decisions.
  • Conduct data analysis and highlight weak areas during project implementation – self-implemented or partners.
  • Keep track of assessment updates and oversight of field enumerators, if needed.
  • In line with Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP), proactively develop and manage feedback and complaint mechanisms according to the local circumstances of the project.
  • Monitor the effectiveness, and efficiency of the activities in the field.
  • Keep the track of project’s indicators, data accuracy, and desegregation to ensure the project is implemented towards stated objectives and indicators.
  • Produce monitoring and site-visit reports (daily, weekly, monthly).
  • Conduct baseline and end-line study of the project activity
  • Conduct KIIs, surveys, and FGDs.
  • Report any case that occurs in the field that might be affected directly or indirectly to activities implemented in a timely manner.
  • Any other duties requested by the line manager.

Your profile

Required Qualifications:

  • Position is open to Syrian nationals only in Idleb governorate.
  • Education: A Diploma/bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized university is preferred.
  • Work experience: Minimum of two years or more of professional experience in a similar position, preferably in a non-profit organization.
  • Skills/Knowledge:

    • Experience in conducting Key Informant Interviews/assessments
    • Experience in using data collection tools such as Kobo toolbox, Akvoflow, or Commcare.
    • Experience in conducting verification of targeted people
    • Experience in writing monitoring reports in English.
    • Knowledge of common computer programs, particularly MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Other Skills

    • Experience working in insecure and remote locations and reporting to remotely located management.
    • Data cleaning and Data analysis
    • Social Skills Ability to network and work in a team.
  • Language Skills: English and Arabic required (written & spoken).

The MEL assistant will be obliged to maintain confidentiality regarding all information obtained in the course of his/her work during the employment at Welthungerhilfe and thereafter.

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its consultants/employees and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits.

WHH receives funds from its donors for projects. If necessary funds are secured the duration of the announced post may be extended. If project funding is not secured the activities will stop completely and the consultancy/employment contract shall be terminated.

how to apply

Please send your application via our online recruiting system on the below link by July 23, 2022. PLEASE SEND YOU CV IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Arabic CVs will be discarded. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Please read the privacy notice.

WHH JOB CANDIDATE PRIVACY NOTICE This Privacy Notice was drafted by Deutsche Welthungerhilfe eV Turkey Representation Office (“WHH Turkey”) as data controller in accordance with Article 10 of the Turkish Law No 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data (“Law”) and the Communicated on the Principles and Procedures in Conforming with the Obligation to Inform. On the legal bases referred to in Article 5, “the processing activity is necessary for establishment, use or protection of a right” and “the processing is necessary for the conclusion or fulfillment of a contract”, WHH Turkey shall process your name-surname , e-mail address, mobile phone no, references and CV/résumé personal data for carrying out selection and placement processes for job candidates, and transfer them to third party suppliers through your applications to published WHH Turkey job ads via employment agencies or sending your CV/résumé to WHH Turkey directly by wholly or partly automatic means. Additionally, WHH Turkey is going to get in touch with your references assuming that all mandatory information is given, and consents are obtained by your side about sharing their personal data with WHH Turkey. You may submit your requests to WHH Turkey under Article 11 of the Law concerning the rights of the data subject in accordance with the Communiqué on the Procedures and Principles of Application to a Data Controller.

*Welthungerhilfe values ​​diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

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