MEAL Assistant - (Pending Donor’s Approval)

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Application Submissions Guideline: 

Please send your application documents your CV, Cover Letter, and references (and any other relevant supporting document) as well as your salary expectations to the following email:

[email protected]

Please include "MEAL Assistant" in the subject line of the email. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Any employment with AN will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date:

Receipt of satisfactory references

Proof of eligibility to work in the national location for this position

Contact Person Email: 

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arche noVa - Initiative for People in Need is an independent, non-religious, non-profit and non-governmental organisation (NGO) from Germany working in the fields of humanitarian aid, rehabilitation and development cooperation. The primary focus of activities lies in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Food Security and Livelihoods as well as informal Education.

Since 2016 arche noVa (A.N) has been active in Lebanon, implementing projects focusing on access to safe water, sanitation, livelihood and food security as well as on informal education. For the implementation and coordination of a humanitarian aid project in the food security sector we are looking for a:


MEAL Assistant (f/m/d)

Position to be filled: August 2023 (offer pending Donor's approval)

Location of duty station: Tripoli with frequent travels to the project locations


Duration: Contract till 31.12.2023 with a 3 months probationary period, extension is desired.

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Under the supervision of the MEAL coordinator, the MEAL assistant is responsible for conducting monitoring activities, data collection, ensure data quality, analyse, support in generating reports and FCRM for a food security project in Akkar. The position requires a significant amount of fieldwork and movement within the region of implementation.

Data Collection Process

  • Support in developing assessments for monitoring purposes in coordination with the program team and MEAL coordinator
  • Review and update the current data collection tools
  • Support in conducting assessments, surveys, post distribution monitoring etc. with different stakeholders
  • Support in planning and preparing for data collection activities.
  • Conduct FGDs, KIIs and case studies with different stakeholders
  • Support in training and supervising enumerators


FCRM (Feedback Complaints and Response Mechanisms) + Referrals

  • Operate feedback hotline in cooperation with MEAL Coordinator be able to respond to beneficiaries’ questions
  • Ensure managing complaints in proper and protected way
  • Ensure make the needed referrals for people in need internally and externally


Field visits

  • Conduct spot checks to implementation locations (shops
  • Support the program team in distributions
  • Conduct spot checks in hygiene awareness sessions.
  • Support in conducting pre -post test for awareness sessions.

Reporting and communication

  • Support in creating MEAL reports
  • Provide field visits reports to the MEAL coordinator
  • Report the work progress or any problem or issue to the MEAL coordinator


Your competences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, Management information system, social science, statistics, Public administration, humanitarian action, or any related field
  • 2 years of professional experience in humanitarian and development organization
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office applications and data collection tools like Kobo
  • Previous experience with NGO/INGO is an asset
  • Previous experience in MEAL for food security and/or agricultural projects providing cash assistance is an asset

We offer:

  • Competitive salary according to local salary scale,
  • Opportunity to implement your own ideas and to bring in experiences
  • Working with a highly motivated team dedicated to improving the lives of people in need
  • Possibilities for further personal and professional development


AN is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At AN we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply!


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: 09. July 2023



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Last modified: 
23 Jun, 2023
Intervention Sector(s):
Food & Nutrition, Water sanitation and hygiene
Application Deadline:
Sunday, 9 July 2023
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Until 31.12.2023 with a 3 months probationary period, extension is desired
Salary Range:
1200 to 1500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Bachelor’s degree in international development, Management information system, so-cial science, statistics, Public administration, humanitarian action, or any related field
Experience Requirements:
2 to 3 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
Very Good
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • North Lebanon
  • Tripoli