MEL and Reporting Officer

Posted By: CARE India UP


Not Specified

Program Implementation

Livelihood/Skills Development

Job Description

MEL and Reporting Officer will undertake the following roles and responsibilities of conducting the MEL processes, specifically represented by but not limited to the details below, under the direction and guidance of the MEL & KML Specialist and MEAL Technical Advisory Group:

Provide technical expertise:

• To participate in the design, analysis and reporting of findings of the MEL processes/pilots assigned

• To be accountable for success of the state-specific MEL activities of IPEL, specifically, in terms of efficiency, quality and timeliness of the processes

• Understand and explain the study design for different assessments (quantitative and qualitative) to all state-specific stakeholders

• Concurrent liaising with all partners and government level functionaries to ensure the incorporation of the inputs and consequent course-corrections are made in all MEL and reporting processes in the state.

• Participating in the development and executing the sampling frame/tools/instruments relevant for indicators of interest

• Conducting pre-testing and cognitive testing of tools/instruments developed for assessing various MEL processes

• Data processing (supervising the preparation of data entry software, entry of data through data entry operators at the state-level data entry center, back-check of data entry and cleaning of entered data)

• Preparation of the drafts of the analytical reports of each component of the projects assigned, sharing and finalizing them based on inputs from all internal and external stakeholders

• Interpret and communicate to the stakeholders at the state regarding findings with relevance to the study objectives and programmatic goals

Other Responsibilities:

• Understanding and collating the learnings from different sites and regions and develop a common information sharing module and disseminate the same to program team in the state

• To support generation of adequate and timely data for submission to donor and Government as and when required

• Presentation of results at various forums

Travel within or beyond the program areas for 30% of the time.


Eligibility Criteria



• Masters in a relevant discipline (Education/MEAL/Research/ Implementation/Development/Management/ Social/Data/ population science) with at least 1 years’ experience in Management/Operational/ Translational/Analytical/Implementational research

• Demonstrable Proficiency in data analytics and interpretation

• Demonstrated numerical and data visualization skills


• Experience with educational/system strengthening research and data-driven policy making

• Demonstrated expertise in research or program planning and implementation

• Exposure about the Government systems and their style of working


Communication skills:

• Able to articulate and communicate well to all stakeholders (both verbally and in writing) in a manner that meets the audience-specific needs

Language skills:

• Able to read, write and speak impactfully in local language at an expert level

Research skills:

• Able to conduct primary and secondary research for identifying the newest trends and incorporate them in program / process approach

• Demonstrated experience of managing surveys/data collection initiatives

Team Management & Collaboration / People skills:

• High social intelligence: able to engage and influence teams, create relationships of trust with stakeholders

• Adept at co-creation: naturally collaborative and solutions focused

• Conflict resolution: comfortable with negotiating and resolving conflict; seeking clarity and testing assumptions

• Able to reflect, be empathetic, and a good listener

Strategic Thinking and Analysis:

• Big picture / critical thinker (able to think clearly and rationally and select the best method as appropriate) / connector (able to spot gaps, establish needs and opportunities) analytically to influence decision making

Change Management:

• Resilient: able to deal well with ambiguity, uncertainty, and change

• Flexible: able to adapt well to identify, manage and shift competing priorities

• Versatile: able to juggle different and conflicting priorities

Operational excellence (Project / Program / Process management):

• Able to successfully manage project/process deliverables in stipulated time and budget

• Able to incorporate feedback and continually work on project / process improvement .

Candidates should send their resumes to to apply for the position online.

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Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MBA/PGDM

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:CARE India UP
  • About Organization:We are a not-for-profit organisation that builds capacity of communities to ensure empowerment for marginalised women and girls. Our sustainable and holistic interventions in Health, Livelihood, Education and Disaster Relief & Resilience, provide innovative solutions to deep-rooted development problems.