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MEAL Officer (3565 views)

July 17, 2020


Organization: Oxfam

Position: MEAL Officer (INT6698)

“Applicable for Nepali Nationals only”

Location: Nepal – Kathmandu

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: As per national pay scale

Region: Asia

Job Family: Programme

Division: International

Grade: National D1

Job Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 31 July 2020

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

The Role

The MEAL Officer is responsible for overall MEAL System Development and ensuring the implementation of a complete and coordinated MEAL activity for Humanitarian COVID Response Program. S/he supports the COVID response team and partners and defines and implement a coordinated mechanism, based on the proposed minimum MEAL standards, in an efficient manner. As a MEAL Officer, s/he requires developing the capacity of partner and Oxfam staff on MEAL activity.

What we are looking for

MEAL Officer will require to be exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Development Studies, Economics or relevant discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in the field of Humanitarian and Development programmes in humanitarian organizations with a special focus on crisis response with capacity to adapt a MEAL strategy based on the response programme
  • Experience of humanitarian work and an understanding of MEAL needs.
  • Experience of working in Program Quality, Monitoring and Evaluation with INGOs
  • Experience of designing monitoring and evaluation system for projects related to humanitarian responses.
  • Experience of assessing the staff MEAL capacity of partners and plan and deliver training, adapt a MEAL strategy based on the response programme
  • Knowledge of research, qualitative, quantitative and participatory methods
  • Knowledge of managing and designing database systems
  • Gender and cultural sensitivity, commitment and an understanding of the values of Oxfam and the principles of equal opportunities
  • Experience of assessing the staff MEAL capacity and plan and deliver training
  • Systematic and organised in approach, with ability to work on own initiative.

We offer
This role will provide you with an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam by working closely with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field of Gender, WASH and Water Governance, Resilience and Climate Justice and so forth along with the national and international training and development opportunities. Our offer consists of fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Last date to apply: 31 July 2020.

If this sounds like you, click ‘apply for this role’ button below.
Application for the above position can be sent by 31 July 2020. If you would like to learn more about this role, please refer to job profile.

Note: The selection process will be on rolling basis. Due to the urgent requirement, Oxfam reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.


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