MEAL Manager Ukraine

  • Contract
  • Ukraine
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion

Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, it acts and speaks out to meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. More info:
HI is committed to an employment policy in favour of disabled workers.

HI is re-opening a two-country program covering Ukraine and Moldova. In Ukraine, HI aims at intervening in the West and East of the country, adapting modalities of intervention to the various and diverging contexts of implementation. Aligning itself with the priorities of the Ukraine Flash Appeal HI pillars of interventions are the following:
• Health: HI aims to improve access to quality physical rehabilitation and mental health and psychosocial services (MHPSS) for conflict-affected vulnerable population. To this extent, HI will conduct direct health service provision to persons with injuries or disabilities while also strengthening the capacity of existing health structures.
• Protection: Recent and ongoing attacks having dangerously exacerbated Explosive Ordnance (EO) contamination in Ukraine, HI will conduct a multi-pronged approach to EO risk education, adaptable to the evolution of the conflict and humanitarian. In addition, HI will not only ensure that persons with disabilities are receiving tailored services throughout its intervention, but will also foster a disability- inclusive humanitarian response.
• Basic needs: to respond to the most acute needs for displaced households hosted by the local population or living in collective centers, HI will ensure they have access to sufficient and appropriate hygiene and Non-Food Items (NFI), including tailored items responding to the specific needs of infants, elderly people and persons with disabilities. To this extend, HI will tailor its intervention modalities upon household needs whilst considering local market capacities in various geographical areas. An approach including in-kind donations, vouchers and/or cash-based transfer will be designed at early stage of the project, in line with the evolution of the specific context
• Humanitarian-to-humanitarian logistics: HI will propose to emergency stakeholders mutualized storage and transportation to ensure delivery of emergency in-kinds as close as possible to the most affected populations.

Description :

As MEAL manager, you are responsible for the MEAL and information management (IM) teams working in your geographical area of responsibility and you are the direct line-manager of at least one MEAL Senior Officer, one IM Officer and all the MEAL and IM teams working in countries in your geographical area. You are in charge of deploying HI’s MEAL and IM standards on your programme and ensuring their application.
The overall coherency of the projects and their quality control is ensured by the MEAL department and the Technical Unit Manager

Mission 1: Management

Mission 2: Strategy and steering

Mission 3 : Standards and expertise

Mission 4 : Operational implementation
Responsibility 1: Contributes towards improving HI’s response within his/her geographical scope
Responsibility 2: Contributes towards defining and improving the quality of projects in line with HI’s global frameworks and technical standards
Responsibility 3: Contributes towards improving the quality of project management, as defined in HI’s Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) policy
Responsibility 4: Contributes towards the ownership of learning frameworks and methodologies by the programmes and by HI in general
Responsibility 5: Ensures the external representation and promotion of HI’s expertise in his her field.

Mission 5 : Emergency Preparedness and Response Responsibilities
Leads the emergency preparedness actions in his/her department and, in case of emergency, reorganizes the priorities of his/her team according to the humanitarian imperative, in order to ensure HI’s quick and efficient response.

Spécificités/Particularités :

Profil recherché :

• You hold a Master degree in humanitarian aid and/or development and/or international project management
• You have a minimum of 4 years of experience of coordinating aid and development projects, including at least 2 years in MEAL functions
• You master planning and coordination of qualitative and quantitative surveys, dissemination of results
• You demonstrate organizational skills and rigor as well as abilities to analyze and synthesis
• You master written and oral institutional communication in English
• You are able to work under pressure


At HI, the conditions offered are up to your commitment and adapted to the context of your mission.
• International contract starting ideally in June
• The international contract provides social cover adapted to your situation:
o Unemployment insurance benefits for EU nationals
o Pension scheme adapted to the situation of our employees: If you already have a personal pension scheme HI will contribute at the same level of your personal monthly contribution with a maximum of 272.53€/month ; If you do not have a personal pension scheme, we will open a private pension account with your contribution of 272.53€/month and a contribution of HI of the same amount
o Medical coverage with 50% of employee contribution
o Repatriation insurance paid by HI
• Salary from 2869 € gross/month upon experience
• Perdiem: 525 € net/month – paid in the field
• Hardship :
• Paid leaves: 25 days per year;
o unaccompanied
 Payment for travel costs (air ticket & visa)
• Housing: Collective taken in charge by HI

How to apply

Only online by joining a CV and cover letter via the following link:

Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis, don’t wait for applying!

Only successful candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 31 Mar 2023