Short-Term Consultant: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Advisor, Rooted in Trust


Rooted in Trust is a Pandemic Information Response Plan Counting on Unprecedented Scale and Speed ​​of Rumors and Misinformation about COVID-19 in Afghanistan, Lebanon, Iraq, Colombia, Brazil, Mali, DRC, Zimbabwe, Sudan, South Sudan, Haiti, Madagascar, and Yemen. We work to create impact at the local level and inform the global level of rumor management. The project is supported by a global technical advisory team made up of media, humanitarian, data science and information management experts.


The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Advisor will lead the implementation and improvement of the Rooted in Trust Project’s monitoring and evaluation and reporting. Our ideal candidate is an experienced monitoring and evaluation professional with prior experience evaluating multi-country projects and ideally USAID-supported projects.


This is a short-term, full-time consultancy, with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2022 and an anticipated end date of January 31, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates should apply soon.

This is a fully remote consultancy, and all remote candidates will be considered. However, you must have workplace authorization that does not require sponsorship from Internews. Additionally, there are locations in which interns are not able to support fully remote work.


We are an organization of dynamic, mission-driven individuals who passionate about our core values ​​and supporting positive change in the world. We pride ourselves on our commitment to innovation and flexibility. We believe that diverse teams are strong teams and work to support an ethic of belonging, dignity, and justice for all people. Our current team includes a mix of genders, parents and non-parents, and people of multiple races, nationalities, ages, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are an EEO Employer and encourage candidates of all races, genders, ages, orientations, ethnicities, and national origins to apply, and welcome those with alternative backgrounds and experiences.


  • BHA’s expectations and general MEAL best practice, as well as interns’ minimum requirements with line of planning, monitoring, evaluation, learning, accountability, and reporting for specific processes, methodologies, and tools on lead;
  • Work with country teams to identify outcomes, write success stories and other types of case studies. Work with the leadership team to ensure that case studies are promoted both internally and externally through a variety of mediums, such as blog posts, social media, and project reporting;
  • Monitor implementation of systems, processes, and tools, data entry and reporting in ensuring quality and consistency;
  • Organize workshops and trainings with the RiT and humanitarian team to ensure adequate skills and understanding of all MEAL tools, processes and purposes;
  • Manage and improve all reporting data collection tools, including the project, including submission of partners;
  • Oversee and draft the donor needed reports The contract period;
  • Oversee an external evaluation; and
  • In all duties, upholding of an understanding and commitment Internews’ Core Values.


  • A related field in a relevant field, a graduate degree preferred;
  • Must have strong writing skills and very comfortable writing reports in English;
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is required; spoken French in fluency is highly desired; fluency in other languages ​​such as Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic would be an asset.
  • Multi-country projects are required for monitoring and evaluation in the Demonstrated experience. Experience with USAID-funded projects or familiarity with other institutional donor requirements.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods required; Outcome harvesting, outcome mapping, or financial analysis with specific experience.
  • Strong facilitation, presentation, writing and communication skills; outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • The media programming of Experience in the Field would be an asset.

How to apply


Applications should include the following documentation:

  • A 2 page statement of interest, describing how your profile meets the qualifications outlined above and highlighting your methodological approach to the added value of the trust at this current stage.
  • A short cost justification (not included in the 2-3 page limit);
  • A CV or at least two references to the resume and the names (these should be found in the external evaluations conducted by the clients).

Please submit application via our Careers page.

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