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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Officer

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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Officer

Vacancy: 01

Job Context

  • The Centre for Disability in Development (CDD) is a not for profit organization established in 1996 to develop a more inclusive society for persons with disabilities. CDD simultaneously builds technical capacities of the development stakeholders and the communities in how to be more inclusive whilst also enabling persons with a disability to participate in society by strengthening their leadership and providing them with essential rehabilitation and other supports.
  • CDD is one of the most renowned organizations in the field of disability-inclusive development. CDD’s work in Bangladesh is supported by international and national donor agencies/development partners. CDD offers an inclusive, amicable, and respectable work environment.
  • The Ramon Magsaysay Award (Asian version of the Noble prize) has been awarded to its Executive Director in 2010. In 2018, CDD was recognized by the Government of Bangladesh as one of the best organizations working on disability and development issues.
  • Since November 2017, CDD in partnership with CBM is implementing humanitarian response for the Rohingyas and Host Communities in Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar. As per operational strategy 2020-22, the current key activities of the response consist of (1) the provision of multidisciplinary rehabilitation services, (2) running of a Therapy Corner to provide rehabilitation and other related services for the Children with severe impairments, and (3) technical support to mainstream organizations, advocacy with sectors to include persons with disabilities in the humanitarian action

Job Responsibilities

  • Objective
  • Lead the development/streamlining of an effective and appropriate Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Evaluation system, methodologies and frameworks for measuring progress, learning and impact at multiple levels,
  • Set optimum levels of learning, reporting, and accountability and ensure that they are met.
  • Provide Management with overall program performance of CDD’s Inclusive Humanitarian Actions in Cox’s Bazar.
  • Main Tasks:
  • Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E guidance and tools.
  • Participate in programme design and proposal discussions, including log frame design and budgeting for M&E.
  • Support programme staff in planning for and executing M&E, including, data collection methodology and tools and data management, analysis and use.
  • Support the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data in programme development, adjustment or review.
  • Contribute to organisational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports.
  • Capacity building and training of programme and M&E support staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas.
  • Supervise and mentor M&E support staff in executing M&E plans.
  • Contribute to the design of M&E staffing structure and resourcing, including collaboration with programme staff to identify and plan for M&E needs.
  • Specific responsibilities:
  • Supervise the work of CDD’s Data entry Operator (including development of Key Performance Objectives, clear work plans, support visits and weekly meetings).
  • Establish standardized M&E system at program level, and support and contribute to the development of a data management system through documentation, implementation and reporting.
  • Support in data management and development of clear information flow between program and M&E staff
  • Ensure that monitoring data are reported on a timely manner to relevant program and management, including MAGPI (software) reporting.
  • Prepare and develop status reports to PM and PDMs, as required by management and ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options.
  • Closely work with different project teams to document practices and draw lessons learnt, design and conduct survey and produce reports.
  • Developing tools and conducting surveys or evaluations assigned periodically in cooperation with the team.
  • Collecting the reports for all the teams visits, ensuring the quality and compliance of these reports and ensure incorporation of recommendations in M&E system jointly with PM.
  • Orient programme staff in planning for and executing M&E effectively.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Information Management, social science, Master’s in Social Science/Development Studies/statistics/IM or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a National or International NGO, preferably in an emergency setting, including M&E capacity and systems development.
  • Thorough experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Proven experience working with partners and other international stakeholders (UN, INGOs)
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing).
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel and quantitative analysis (SPSS preferred)

Experience Requirements

  • At least 5 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):

    • Attention to detail, Data Analysis
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):

    • Development Agency, NGO

Additional Requirements

  • Age 27 to 50 years
  • Both males and females are allowed to apply.
  • Mentally prepared to work for long hours and if necessary during holiday, considering the humanitarian setting.
  • Knowledge of the context in the Cox’s Bazar Rohingya and refugee response.
  • Excellent in time management and has to take on multi-tasks.
  • Networking, communication, relationship building and negotiation skills.
  • Understanding of disability
  • Strong organisational and team working skills
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Proven presentation, training and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work diligently both independently and in a team setting
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Analytical and forward thinking
  • Building collaborative relationships
  • Providing motivational support
  • Result orientation
  • Knowledge of humanitarian system
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Reasonable accommodation will be ensured for individuals with disabilities.
  • Frequent Field Visit in the Rohingya Camp and Host Community Project Locations. Reasonable accommodation will be ensured for individuals with disabilities.
  • Need-based work during weekends, when essential.

Job Location

Cox’s Bazar (Ukhia)


  • TK.75000 – 80000 (Monthly)
  • Prorata basis festival allowances.

Compensation & other benefits

  • Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance

Job Summary

Published on: July 8, 2020

Vacancy: 01

Job Nature: Full-time

Age: Age 27 to 50 years

Experience: At least 5 year(s)

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar (Ukhia)

Salary: TK.75000 – 80000 (Monthly)

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020

Read Before Apply

CDD respects rights and dignity of all human beings including children, women, older persons, all sex, indigenous community and persons with disabilities. CDD complies with its child and vulnerable adult safeguarding policy and code of conduct. All staff of CDD must sign and adhere to this code of conduct.

CDD encourages persons with disabilities meeting the selection criteria to apply for this position.

Candidates with the required profile and proven experience, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit their application in English clearly mentioning the Job Title along with a meaningful cover letter, updated CV, recent PP size photograph by email to:

*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Apply Procedure

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Application Deadline: July 31, 2020