The MEAL Manager will work to ensure that RI is adhering to quality and accountability, both from donor requirements and, importantly, resulting in immediate and long-term changes in the lives of the communities that RI serves. The MEAL Manager will bring considerable experience and new ideasto lead on MEAL system implementation, review and evaluations, MEAL budgeting, recruitment, and proposal writing and log frame building. The MEAL Manager will work in close collaboration with Regional and Global MEAL teams to ensure quality implementation of organizational initiatives.
The Manager will ensure that all RI and Partner projects are supported by measuring the quality, efficacy, and appropriateness of their programs. It will be critical for the Manager to document and disseminate lessons learnt in order to improve current and future programs. To ensure the quality of interventions, this position will support RI and Partner teams in maintaining an effective monitoring system across all sectors, including the utilization of community feedback data.
A central focus of this position will be on building and supporting MEAL capacity among all staff and partners. This will include, notably, accountability towards and participation of affected communities that RI serves. The Manager will also guide an evidence-based agenda that will inform program direction through assessments, regular meetings with program staff, and mid/endline evaluations.