M&E Assistant/6807


Duration : 3 months with possibility of extension
Start date : ASAP
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Action Against Hunger – Spain, as part of the Action Against Hunger International network, is a non-governmental, private, apolitical, non-confessional and non-profit organisation that fights hunger and its root causes worldwide. Founded in France in 1979, and with 40 years of experience in conflict zones, natural disasters, and response to food crises, Action Against Hunger is one of the leading international organizations specialized in addressing hunger and its underlying causes. Approx. 500 expatriate and more than 5,000 national employees are working in the International Network in more than forty-six countries. Action Against Hunger has been operating in the South Caucasus region since 1994 and its current programmes focus on the following areas: Food Security, Livelihoods, Agriculture, Water and Sanitation, and Economic and Rural Development.

Currently Action Against Hunger (AAH) South Caucasus has an opening for a full-time position for a M&E Assistant in its Abkhazia office. 


Key activities in your role will include
  • Contribute to the development of systematic and realistic monitoring plans that capture quantitative and qualitative data to report on project performance indicators;
  • Support in creation and management of performance indicator tracking systems/databases;
  • Ensure quantitative and qualitative data collection processes in support of broader MEAL purposes and ensure adherence to data collection quality standards and protocols;
  • Train and oversee the work of survey enumerators to ensure high quality of data collection in field work;
  • Carry out field monitoring visits and ensure accurate data collection and data entry;
  • Ensure the high quality of data entry, data cleaning, and preparation of the databases for the analysis;
  • Contribute to the regular and ad-hoc data analysis to developing report to share knowledge, demonstrate progress and facilitate continuous learning;
  • Provide support for project performance monitoring activities and systems, including necessary data management and visualization software and data collection instruments to collect, store, manage, analyze and report M&E data on indicators;
  • Provide other M&E related support to the program team as may be required;
  • Demonstrate consistent gender sensitivity in the development and implementation of M&E and program activities;
  • Contribute to the development a robust approach to learning and adaptation at programme level, which helps to demonstrate the impact of AAH work;
  • Contribute to develop learning agenda for programme, including development and dissemination of learning products;
  • Ensure that M&E data is documented appropriately and updated monthly.

Do you meet the profile required criteria?
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in research, statistics, social sciences, development studies or other related fields;
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant M&E experience in a development or humanitarian context;
  • Good knowledge and experience in research, including both quantitative and qualitative data collection; 
  • Proven experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative data collection such as F2F interviews, focus group discussions and in-depth interviews;
  • Good knowledge of basics of statistics;
  • Experience in implementing MEAL systems for various projects for assisting in quantitative and qualitative analysis;
  • Good Knowledge of MS Excel and knowledge of advanced statistical packages (such as SPSS, Stata) is an advantage as well as NVivo;
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively in a cross-cultural environment and collaborate in a multi-agency setting; 
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and in a team-oriented setting;
  • Able to follow procedures and meet work deadlines; 
  • Good human relations and diplomacy; 
  • Capacity to organize weekly workload;
  • Attention to details;
  • Russian and English language fluency;
  • Computer skills including proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel; Knowledge of advanced statistical packages (such as SPSS, Stata) is an advantage;
  • Excellent diplomatic, communication and negotiation skills; 
  • Flexible with respect to working hours and place of work;
  • Good human relations, organizational and facilitation skills.

Our remuneration package:
  1. Based in Sukhumi/Gali with field trips to project locations;
  2. 40 hours working week; overtime required occasionally; 
  3. Contract according to the Labour Code;
  4. Remuneration - based on AAH Salary grid;
  5. Health insurance.


Action against Hunger is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work such as but not limited to sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and/or financial misconduct; We expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through endorsing our code of conduct and other related policies and only those who share our values and code of conduct will be recruited to work for us.

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