The MEAL intern will support the global MEAL team with processing and optimizing the agency-wide global indicator system for measuring people reached across RI’s key sectors and countries of operation.
Your role will include
- Learning and implementing RI’s monitoring system for tracking global people reached and quarterly indicator data for Q3 2021.
- Proposing ideas for process optimization while upholding data integrity and accuracy (e.g. managing challenges relating to double counting)
- Contributing to other MEAL-related tasks and initiatives as needed
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Learn and review RI MEAL standard operating procedures (SOPs) for collecting and processing quarterly global indicators
- Engage with MEAL staff in RI’s countries of operation for coordinating data collection and verification
- Apply best practices for estimating unique people reached by RI programs in Q3 2021
- Conduct basic data analysis and summarize trends and findings in internal documents for publication on RI Connect (intranet)
- Contribute ideas for optimizing the existing SOPs and other processes pertaining to quarterly global indicators; draft updates to procedures as needed
- Support MEAL Sr. Officer and MEAL Global Director with other initiatives as needed and depending on the intern’s time and interests
What you will gain from the internship
- Exposure to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning practices for international development and humanitarian programs
- Engage with dynamic, international teams across Africa, Asia and the Middle East
- Learn data management and analysis skills, including data visualization and analysis with Power BI
- Uphold and promote RI’s commitment to ensuring the safeguarding and safety of the vulnerable communities we serve
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
- Current student or recent graduate with at least two years of post-secondary education; students pursuing a master’s degree are welcome to apply.
- Strong work ethic and time management, especially for remote work settings
- Bring an attention to detail and desire for data accuracy
- Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; previous experience using/managing databases would be an advantage.
- Excellent relationship management and communication skills, especially cross-cultural
- An interest in and basic familiarity with the field of development and humanitarian assistance
- Fluency in written and spoken English
RI Mission and Vision:
RI partners with communities in fragile settings to save lives and build resilience, dignity, and long-term well-being. RI’s vision is that all communities in fragile settings can achieve long-term well-being.
- Integrity – We are transparent and accountable in working with participants, partners, donors, Team Members, and the communities with which we work.
- Adaptability – We embrace agility and innovative thinking, program approaches and ways of working.
- Collaboration – We harness complementary expertise and networks to ensure that each issue, situation, or community gets the best solutions available.
- Inclusivity – We embrace practices and policies that provide access to employment, opportunities, and resources for people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized.
- Sustainability – We support communities to build their own long-term resilience and well-being throughout all our work.
How to apply.
- To apply for this post, click on the “Apply” button in the job advert page
- You will be asked to upload a CV and Cover Letter. The cover letter should be no more than 1 pages long and explain why you are interested in this post with Relief International and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.
Closing date. Please apply immediately, as we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis, therefore may withdraw the position for the job board closing date.
Due to limited resources, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Note to external agencies, we will not be accepting CVs from third parties.
Relief International is committed to protecting our staff and the communities we work with from abuse and harm including sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and sexual harassment.
All staff are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct.
Recruitment to all roles in Relief International include a criminal records self-declaration, references and other pre-employment checks, which may include police and qualifications checks.