MEAL Assistant

Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Who’re we?

The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced individuals throughout the globe: we offer emergency assist, struggle for his or her rights, and strengthen their alternative for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, alongside the displacement routes, and within the international locations the place refugees settle. In cooperation with native communities, we attempt for accountable and sustainable options. We work towards profitable integration and – at any time when doable – for the achievement of the want to return dwelling.

The Danish Refugee Council was based in Denmark in 1956, and has since grown to grow to be a world humanitarian group with greater than 7,000 employees and eight,000 volunteers. Our imaginative and prescient is a dignified life for all displaced.

All of our efforts are primarily based on our worth compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.

DRC Syria

DRC has been actively working in Syria since 2008 primarily supporting refugees. In June 2012, DRC was licensed by the Syrian Ministry of International Affairs (MoFA) to develop its humanitarian efforts and supply help to IDPs and the susceptible resident inhabitants countrywide. Since then, DRC actions have been targeted on NFI distributions, Shelter, WASH, Safety, Schooling, Livelihoods and Mine Danger Schooling in six Governorates (Damascus, Rural Damascus, Dara’a, Aleppo, Hama, and Homs). Whereas Safety/neighborhood service actions are supplied to beneficiaries all through our Group Facilities.

In regards to the job:

The Damascus-based MEAL Assistant is accountable, beneath the supervision of the PDQM, for supporting the each day MEAL duties obligatory to fulfill DRC’s inside and donor high quality commitments.


Goal 1: Handle Group Suggestions Mechanism (CFM) (50%)

  • Accountable for answering telephones and emails from neighborhood members.
  • Accountable for accumulating suggestions and complaints from grievance bins.
  • Guaranteeing CFM is obtainable in any respect undertaking websites.
  • Accountable for maintaining an up to date log of CFM.
  • Accountable for capturing CFM learnings and feeding again into programmes.

Goal 2: Help correct follow-up of program actions, together with planning and stories (30%):

  • Take part in planning discipline visits in keeping with the undertaking calendar with the technical workforce and MEAL Officer/ Staff Chief.
  • Make obligatory preparations earlier than discipline visits (journey request, facilitation letters comply with up, coordination with discipline stage focal factors).
  • Present stories on observations from discipline visits with suggestions and strategies for enchancment of actions.
  • Guarantee all stories have intercourse and age-disaggregated information.

Goal 3: Program Documentation of Studying (30%):

  • Take part and enter into undertaking studying workshops and MEAL opinions.
  • Help DRC’s grants unit to share program outcomes and good practices with donors.

Goal 4: Different duties (10%):

  • Help MEAL Officer, MEAL Staff Chief, and Program High quality Supervisor to conduct coaching for DRC-Syria employees on all subjects associated to Program High quality.
  • Help some other MEAL actions when requested by the supervisor.


  • At the very least one yr of expertise associated to humanitarian help, worldwide improvement, program high quality, or social science analysis.
  • Demonstrated skill to deal with delicate points with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Familiarity with humanitarian ideas, particularly Core Humanitarian Requirements and Do No Hurt Framework.
  • Demonstrable expertise in producing analytical info merchandise from major and secondary information sources.
  • Sturdy IT expertise, particularly in Microsoft Workplace Suite (good Phrase and Excel expertise important).
  • Expertise with a statistical bundle equivalent to SPSS, Stata, or PSPP is most well-liked.


  • Bachelor’s diploma most well-liked in a associated discipline of social science, equivalent to anthropology, humanitarian, or improvement research.


  • Arabic: Fluent.
  • English: Good stage required.

On this place, you might be anticipated to exhibit DRC’ 5 core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You give attention to reaching outcomes whereas making certain an environment friendly course of.
  • Collaborating: You contain related events and encourage suggestions.
  • Taking the lead: You are taking possession and initiative whereas aiming for innovation.
  • Speaking: You hear and converse successfully and truthfully.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act consistent with our imaginative and prescient and values.

We provide:

Contract size: One Yr

Degree: NMI1

Location: Damascus

Anticipated Begin date: 15 December 2023

Software course of

? Then apply for this place by clicking on the under hyperlink:

Software hyperlink:

MEAL Assistant – Application Form (

All candidates should ship a canopy letter and an up to date CV (not than 4 pages). Each should be in the identical language as this emptiness observe. CV-only functions won’t be thought of.

Purposes shut 03 December 2023

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