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Essential Responsibilities


  • Facilitate work sessions and follow-up with participating stakeholders for development of resilience results chains and higher-level capacity frameworks.
  • Oversee and cultivate the day-to-day relationship building and liaison activities with member partners and other key stakeholders,
  • Support design stakeholder engagement and influence plan (connected to learning agenda).
  • Monitor and document relationships with participating stakeholders to identify opportunity for use of resilience measurement data and outcomes
  • Participate in cross-training session on resilience learning journey
  • provide technical support on adoption of R-MEL
  • Serve as additional qualitative enumerators (working with the Research Officers) for panel surveys and RMS
  • Support regular program MEL


  • Work with the MEL Manager to update the output/outcome indicator in Tola systems
  • Support formulation and revision MEL-focused activities in project work plans.
  • Lead coordination, identification, development and dissemination of knowledge products and lessons learned.
  • Work with core team to ensure data collected through program monitoring informs decision-making and adaptive management of the Activity
  • Contribute to identification and promotion of innovative solutions for improving the capture, maintenance, and communication of knowledge between partners
  • Serve as additional qualitative enumerators (working with the Research Officers) for panel surveys and RMS
  • Assist in maintaining proper and standardized MEL/program filing system for storing MEL documents according to the MEL Policy
  • Timely and effective responses to inquiries for public information materials.
  • As assigned by the supervisor, perform other tasks, which are consistent with the expertise needed in this role


Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our

beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while

actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our

field projects.

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Reports Directly To:  RMEL Manager

Works Directly With: Research Director, Deputy chief Party, Chief of Party, Strategic Communications Learning Manager and other members of the RPM Applied Learning team as well as Short-Term Technical Assistants, Somalia MEL, and Mercy Corps HQ research and technical support team members.

Minimum Qualification & Transferable Skills

  • BA/S degree in development studies, research methods, statistics, economics, social sciences, public policy, monitoring and evaluation, or other relevant field required
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years s’ experience in research works especially quantitative surveys for international development/humanitarian programs; experience in resilience-focused programs preferred
  • Experience in facilitation of learning and adult learning is required
  • Experience with quantitative methodologies and techniques, including experience in planning and managing surveys (in person and phone),
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and ability to use intermediate Excel functions effectively
  • Strong written and verbal English communication and interpersonal skills to engage a variety of audiences; Strong Somali language skills are required
  • Experience working in Somalia is required

In support of our belief that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities we serve, we empower all team members to dedicate 5% of their time to learning activities that further their personal and/or professional growth and development

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives.

We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.

We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.

Safeguarding & Ethics

Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct e-Learning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.

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