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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Senior Manager (Oxfam in Timor Leste)

Oxfam in Timor Leste |
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Location: International
Sub location(s): Oxfam in Timor Leste

Application is now open for the role of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Senior Manager.

We offer:

  • competitive salary and medical allowance, monthly phone, and data allowance
  • generous annual leave, sick leave, compassionate & and cultural leave entitlements
  • Medical allowance for residence staff and medical insurance as per Oxfam Australia policy for non-residence staff.
  • flexible work hours, substantial paternity, maternity, and carers leave, and family-friendly work arrangements.

Join the Oxfam team, expand your career opportunities, and together make a difference for a Timor-Leste that brings rights, equality, and prosperity to all people.
The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Senior Manager role is to ensure the development and implementation of an effective and coordinated MEAL framework and systems across Oxfam in the Timor-Leste country program by Oxfam standards under the supervision of the Program Director.

This role will provide leadership in the development of a knowledge-based organization and ensure evidence-based programming across country programs. Responsible for the development, strengthening, and implementation of monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) tools, systems, processes, and methodologies. This includes but is not limited to, working closely with program and partnership teams in conducting, managing, and documenting key MEAL milestones, events, and processes, MEAL internal and external reporting, and knowledge management between project teams and partners.

This role is also responsible for leading/conducting different surveys, assessments, evaluations, learning and knowledge management. Furthermore, the MEAL Senior Manager role will also build and strengthen the capacity of Oxfam staff and partners and provide specialist advice and support to establish/strengthen their respective MEAL mechanisms, including accountability and knowledge management.

  • Location: This Position is based in Dili, Timor-Leste
  • of Contract: Fixed term, with 12 months contract. This position is full-time, National package, and non-family post. Open for both national and international staff. This position is subject to confirmation funding from the donor.
  • Salary: The maximum salary package of this position is up to US$ 4,314.62 gross per month (including the 10% wage tax deduction, pro-rate of the 13th-month bonus & and 10% Social Security contribution from Oxfam). Oxfam reserves the right to offer the salary as per the experience and skills of the applicant.


  • Experience working with INGOs/NGOs in developing countries or equivalent experience within Timor-Leste.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant area (e.g., social sciences, statistics) from a recognized university.
  • At least 5 years’ experience of work in humanitarian and/or development context programs.
  • Good knowledge and strong demonstrated experience in monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning, including participatory approaches.
  • Well-developed conceptual, critical, analytical thinking, and planning skills
  • Proven experience in supporting strategic thinking and quality improvement in partnership.
  • Experience in and the ability to facilitate training at different levels.
  • Significant experience working with partners and strengthening programmatic and organizational capacities of civil society organizations.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with a range of people working in different situations.
  • High-quality written and spoken English language skills. Tetum skills are highly desirable.
  • Experience using Air table o kobo, or another similar platform.


  • Applicants shall submit application letters outlining experience related to the role (no longer than 2 pages) and a CV (no longer than 4 pages).
  • Applications much be submitted to [email protected]
  • No certificates, copies of qualifications, or testimonials are required at this stage of application, and these will not be included in the consideration of candidate suitability.

Applicants can request a detailed position description from Benigna Martins in the People, Learning, and Development Coordinator, by emailing [email protected].
Applications must be submitted by 8 March 2024, 5 p.m. Dili Time.

It is required that applicants must submit valid Bom comportment from the Ministry of Justice if applicants are successful in the recruitment process.

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation, abuse, lack of integrity, and financial misconduct; and is committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. Oxfam is a child-safe organization and successful applicants will be required to sign the Oxfam International Employee Code of Conduct and submit a Criminal register certificate from their home country or Bom Comportamentu from the Ministry of Justice for Timorese before signing the employment contract with Oxfam.

Oxfam is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only Short-Listed Applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: Mar 8, 2024