Job Summary

    In 2012, Watan began its first humanitarian programming in North Syria. Since then Watan’s programs have expanded to both sides of the border (Turkey and Syria) and include a wide variety of activities such as: FSL, WASH, Protection, Education, Health..etc. Watan M&E assistant will work under the direct supervision of the MEAL manager with technical reporting lines to the MEAL officers. Watan M&E assistant will be 100% dedicated to work in the field with Watan projects’ staff in the implementation of Watan MEAL plan according to program requirements. He/She will be responsible for the day to day monitoring and evaluation of activities of WATAN projects. The position requires an in depth understanding of the various monitoring and evaluation needs of Humanitarian programming. She/he will work closely alongside with Watan program staff to support program quality and transparency identifying issues, challenges, gaps to be responded in time. Watan M&E field officer will work closely with WATAN volunteers and Gaziantep-based MEAL team and Program teams. 

Position Requirements

    • Experience 2 years field experience in Program Design and Development, Program Monitoring and Evaluation, and Capacity Building.  
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team. 

    • Good organizational and time management skills. 

    • Knowledge & Skills Logical and analytical abilities. 

    • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through informal and formal training. 

    • Good written and oral communication skills in English. 

    • Demonstrated ability in the use of quantitative and qualitative methods including questionnaire design, survey techniques and participatory approaches. 

    • Computer proficiency in word processing, Power Point, database, spread sheet and graphics presentations (including one or more of the following programs: Excel, Access Epi Info, SPSS,), 

    • Bachelors in Social Sciences or Economics Preferred. 

    • Confident communicator, able to command respect from a wide range of people.

    • Excellent oral and written communication and time management skills.

    • Team player. 

    • Ability to handle multi tasks at the same time. 

    • Analytical thinker with good attention to detail.

    • Demonstrated experience working in M&E capacity. 

    • Good administrative skills, planning, reporting, monitoring and evaluation skills. 

    • Able to work under pressure.  

    • Works well in teamwork, flexible and able to handle pressure well. 



    • To implement and supervise regular data collection and ensure quality of the data by random verifications and validations. 

    • Ensure that project outputs and outcomes are monitored regularly and findings are provided to the management team.

    • In collaboration with project staff and support from the M&E Officer (based in Gaziantep) develop project monitoring tools and templates including post-training questionnaires, FGD guides etc. that will provide information about project progress towards targets. 

    • Ensure that quantitative and qualitative data is collected and recorded in WATAN server. 

    • Conduct regular field monitoring visits to project sites and compile field visit reports for monitoring visits and submit to WATAN head office. 

    • Collect, verify and archive project M&E tools and supportive documents as project evidence and for audit observation purposes. 

    • Ensure that monitoring and information management tools are up to date and contain all relevant information. 

    • Coordinate with programs and MEAL staff to ensure that the complaints system and all its activities are conducted within the project period and all beneficiaries are able to send their complaint and aware about the project selection criteria. 

    • Monitor the activities implemented by field staff to ensure that the scope and quality of all WATAN activities are according to the WATAN and M&E standpoints .

    • Any other duties suitable to task and commensurate with ability. 

    • Support the efforts of the M&E Unit in the collection and analysis of all data related to BNFs activities. 

    • Participate in the M&E Data verification process correctly according to protocols 

    • Observe whether M&E instruments are being administered correctly, and determine that data handling protocols are being followed. 

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Syria - Idleb