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MEAL Specialist
International Aid Services

International Aid Services (IAS) is an international relief and development organization founded in 1989 with the purpose of assisting people in need. IAS core sectors are Water Sanitation and Health (WASH), Civil Society Development (CSD) and Inclusive Education (IE). Since 1 January 2019 IAS has merged with Läkarmissionen. The Head Office for the organization is Läkarmissionen. For more information about IAS and Läkarmissionen, kindly see https://sites.google.com/ias-intl.org/lakarmissionen-ias-together

 Liaises with:: Deputy Programme Manager, WASH Officers, CDOs, Programme Coordinators, Education Technical Specialist, MEAL Officer
 Section/Unit: Programme
 Supervisor: Programme Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum 30%, frequent filed visits 70%
 Duration: One Year with possibility of extension
 Closing Date: 27 Jan 2022


The MEAL Specialist primary responsibility is to lead the establishment of a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning system in IAS Sudan.  The MEAL Specialist is coordinate M&E activities, build capacity of IAS in M&E and its implementing partners.



 Duties and responsibilities:

Strategic Planning

  • Lead the process of conducting assessments to inform design of the country strategic plan.
  • Participate in formulating the strategic plan and ensure that there is a mechanism to track implementation of the strategic plan



  • Generate information on project/program performance that forms a clear basis for decision making and project/program management.
  • Ensure greater accountability to all stakeholders on the use of resources that entrusted to the organization.
  • Participate in writing project progress reports.
  • Document lessons learnt and ensure that these are disseminated to various stakeholders.


Project development and proposal writing

  • Participate in the elaboration of project proposals and ensure that projects, indicators, are clear, coherent, and measurable.


Monitoring, Evaluation, and learning

  • Lead the process to establish an effective monitoring, evaluation and learning system is in place.
  • Promotion of institutional learning and knowledge sharing so that the knowledge and experiences contribute to continuous improvement of program quality and program development for children as a whole.
  • Conduct quarterly project M&E visits and submit monitoring reports clearly showing projects progress.
  • Review ToRs for project evaluations and participate reviewing in quotations from consultants.
  • Review and sign off project evaluation reports 


Capacity Building of local partners

  • Build capacity of IAS staff in MEAL.
  • Build capacity of IAS partner organisations in MEAL.



  • On request from the PM, attend collaboration/sector coordination meetings.
  • Identify and recommend networks, consortia, or organisations for possible collaborations.
  • On request from the CD or the PM, represent IAS in formal and contractual matters relating to government departments and services.


Identification of Local Partners

  • On request from PM, make assessments of existing and potential local partner organisations.



  • Perform any other duties as assigned by managment.



 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


This section should highlight the minimum requirements needed to accomplish the tasks stated above efficiently and up to the required standards.


  1. Education: Minimum education required to fulfil this job is Post Graduate Training in Monitoring and Evaluation 
  2. Experience: Minimum years of experience required to fulfill this job and in what field 5 years working in a senior position in Monitoring and Evaluation Position in an International Organisation
  3. Additional certifications needed as a minimum required: M&E, Research& Data analysis
  4. Knowledge: Minimum knowledge required to fulfil this job: Must have a good understanding of MEAL systems, theory of change and must have had experience setting up an M&E system in an NGO.

Core Competencies:

Required competencies

  • Be innovative.
  • Be a good writer with great.
  • Be able to adjust to change and manage change.
  • Be able to provide support to the programmes team and other departments.
  • Be able to manage tasks and follow through to their completion.
  • Have excellent communication skills (both written and oral)


Desirable competences

  • Be able to build and maintain good relationships with donors, government, staff and other CSOs



Special Attention

Qualified female candidates and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Commitment

  • Starting date: As soon as possible.
  • Duration of commitment: Minimum 1 year with a 3 months’ probation period and possibility of extension.

Submission of Application

  • All applications should be submitted through Sudan Job website or HAC/Labor Office Khartoum.
  • Please provide the following when applying for this post:  Cover letter explaining your motivation for seeking this position and your experience from similar organizations; Curriculum Vitae (CV) that contains details of your qualifications, experience, present position, contact details and names of two references (preferably line Supervisor), ID (preferably passport), National Number, Birth Certificate, Experience Certificates, Educational Certificates and Training Certificates.
  • Closing date27th of Jan 2022.
  • IAS Sudan does not refund any expenses in connection with interviews.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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