Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Officer (White Nile Kosti) – ADRA


Job Description

OrganizationAdventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
DurationFive (5) Months Subject to 3 Months’ Probation Period.
SupervisorsProject Manager
Section/UnitProgram / SHEP Project
Gross SalaryN5 964.95 USD
Deadline Date17/09/2023

ADRA Mission Statement

ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible actions.

ADRA Sudan’s Values

ADRA Sudan’s key values are:

  • Respect to individuals without regard to their race, gender, culture, family background or belief system, especially the most vulnerable of society, such as women, children, elderly, poor, and people with special needs;
  • Integrity and transparency in relationships with all persons, organizations, systems, and processes, including the ADRA network;
  • Excellence in all activities.


The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Officer will support the MEAL Department in the development of effective systems to analyze trends and monitor and evaluate projects according to these setup indicators. The MEAL Officer will raise initiative among all project subsectors (WASH, FSL & Livelihood) to produce capacity-building and strengthening sessions for staff and partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a solid MEL system for capturing outputs, outcomes, and impacts, whichever is possible, of the different interventions of the SHF Project in White Nile State.
  • Facilitate the implementation of the MEAL system of the Project including an efficient and effective flow of information as well as the synergy and partnership among the key implementing agencies and stakeholders.
  • Lead Project assessment and evaluation activities, reviews, and project knowledge production for informed decision-making and future programming.
  • Spearheaded the establishment of a database of the Project’s achievements, outputs, and information on project activities and their contribution to the Project’s overall objectives.
  • Undertake field visits to monitor the implementation of activities as may be required.
  • Contribute significantly to existing and newly established internal and external reporting mechanisms.
  • Collaborate with the MEL Coordinator at the Head Office level to realize learning agendas that contribute to the evidenced-based programming approaches of ADRA.
  • Take the lead in the development of success/change stories.
  • Promote knowledge management and collaborative learning processes at the project, 
  • Perform other duties as required by the Project Manager.
  • Any other assigned duties by ADRA.


Workers are responsible for the following:

  • Carrying out their duties in a manner that does not adversely affect their General protection, Child protection, GVB, Shelter / NFI, CASH, security, and safety or that of others.
  • Support the staff in mobile data collection; using Kobo Collect apps to collect and analyze data.
  • Advise staff on data management and storage to field staff, in collaboration with IT
  • Cooperating with measures introduced in the interests of work health, security, and safety.
  • Undertaking relevant training provided about WHSS.
  • Immediately report all matters which may affect workplace health, security, and safety to their supervisor.
  • Manage the development of effective and sustainable feedback mechanisms to ADRA from program beneficiaries/stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the rollout of ADRA global strategic initiatives related to measurement and accountability, and enable reporting against ADRA global standards and requirements,
  • Monitor overall project implementation and provide feedback to the project manager and the staff
  • The MEAL Officer shall conduct data collection in the field and execute the methodologies provided by the project manager and the regional MEAL Manager.
  • Conduct data audits and analysis to ensure high-quality data, compile a report with relevant indicator data per grant, showing targets versus actuals and an action plan, and send this to the project manager, MEAL Manager, and Technical Managers and Coordinators every month.
  • Beneficiary counting: A quarterly gender and age disaggregated overview per grant per sector should be provided.
  • Correctly use information, training, personal protective equipment, and safety devices provided.
  • Refraining from intentionally misusing or recklessly interfering with anything that has been provided for health, security, and safety reasons.
  • Undertaking only those tasks for which they have authorization and/or the necessary training, and for which all necessary safety arrangements are in place; and
  • Cooperating with arrangements made to assist the return to work of ill or injured employees.
  • Follows other job-related activities that are assigned by the superior.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of information and data management, social sciences, and development studies. statistic, pure Economics, Agricultural economics, rural development, and environment & natural resources.


  • Two (2 years of experience progressively responsible professional working experience in any INGO doing development or humanitarian work in the area of monitoring and evaluation with perspectives on women and gender.
  • Knowledge in General protection, GVB, Child protection, shelter / NFI, and cash-based interventions (cash transfer programs).
  • Experience in humanitarian cash-based interventions is essential.
  • Familiarity with General protection, GVB, Child protection, shelter / NFI and cash-based interventions (cash transfer programs), and humanitarian assessment is preferred.
  • Experience working in the field of reporting and monitoring including experience in developing plans, tracking results, and reporting to different partnering agencies.
  • One (1) year of experience performing M&E functions in agricultural programming with an I/NGO.
  • Experience in implementing similar projects in White Nile State.

Skills and knowledge:

  • Proficient in report writing.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of NGO requirements in related humanitarian fields.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  •  “Self-starter” and organized.
  • Good listener, communicator, and team builder.
  • Creative and innovative problem solver and leader.
  • Flexible and willing to make quick changes as needed.
  • Excellent in English both spoken and written.
  • Proficient in using MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.

Application Guidelines:

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application along with the updated CV and copies of academic and experience certificates to the Labor Office White Nile State.

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