ELAF for Relief and Development

(Elaf RD) Is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political organization that was established and registered in January 2015, in Gaziantep, Türkiye. Registration No: 27-019-083. With the fast escalation of the conflict in Syria, and due to the increasing needs of the refugees in the neighboring countries and inside Syria, Elaf RD established, Hatay offices in Turkey, and 4 Field offices in northwest Syria.

ELAF RD is a diverse and inclusive team, consisting mainly of individuals from both Syrian and Turkish backgrounds, including both women and men, as well as members with disabilities. Elaf’s main objective is to promote equality, empowerment, and support for most vulnerable and marginalized communities. ELAF RD prides itself on the active involvement of Syrian and Turkish volunteers who contribute their time, skills, and passion to make a positive impact in the lives of those they serve. Through their dedicated efforts, ELAF RD strives to create an inclusive and supportive environment that uplifts and empowers its members, fostering a sense of community and solidarity among boys, girls, women, and disabled individuals.

Elaf RD is dedicated to addressing the interconnectedness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and double nexus in an integrated and comprehensive manner. Our approach is centered around the double nexus, linking humanitarian aid and development assistance for a more effective and sustainable response. We are committed to providing aid to the most deprived communities through substantial long-term solutions in addition to its work to improve the situation of both, the refugees and host communities by focusing on project development and improving the economic situation.


Children and vulnerable adults must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury, and any other harm. One of the ways that ELAF shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.


Alongside our safeguarding policy, ELAF RD is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with ELAF RD will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability:

– Comply with ELAF RD’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, Code of Conduct, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behavior protocols.

– Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area.

– Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviors of ELAF RD staff or partners.

Objectives of the assignment and Summary of Requirements

Main responsibilities

– Contribute to the development of logical frameworks and MEAL plans in project
proposals in consultation with program teams, funding coordinators, and partners
– Provide the program staff with regular need assessment reports when required.
– Ensure data received from the field is correct and usable for integration into the central
database and reporting.
– Oversee quality assurance of all field data collection processes, data management, and
– Design MEAL log frame for projects and follow up with indicators to determine the
– Working with the MEAL team in Syria to brief them on upcoming activities,
methodologies, and research tools for MEAL activities.
– Ensure the quality of all required tools and ensure that these tools are up to date, like
log-frame, MEAL plan with defined indicators, MEAL calendar, Indicator tracking table
(IPTT), Detailed implementation plan, field level data collection tools, mobile data
collection tools, and databases, consolidation, and reporting like baseline and end-line.
– Designing the questionnaires using data collection software (KOBO) and analyzing the
data using Excel, Power BI, etc.
– Contribute to quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
– Design and manage internal and external evaluations and impact assessments to ensure
compliance with donor and ELAF requirements, as well as accountability, transparency,
and program learning.
– Ensure all M&E data, reports, and records are clearly organized and archived in a central
location for future reference.
– Any additional tasks related to the position as requested by the line manager.

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of MEAL, especially in monitoring, and evaluation in emergency contexts and donors is critical.
  • High knowledge in writing technical MEAL reports is essential.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and fluency in English
  • Good skills in computer (MS Office) and statistical analysis.
  • Good skills in time management.
  • Good skills in risk management.
  • Previous engagement with the Syria Crisis response.
  • Ability to work and produce high-quality outputs in an intense & dynamic working environment.
  • Having different working styles and different levels of competencies is essential.
  • A good ability to work well under pressure and comply with donors & partnership deadlines is essential.
  • Good communication and management skills in different levels of communication and must be an approachable and good listener.
  • Collaborative skills with team members and other departments.


  • Fluency in Arabic and English and Turkish is required.

Soft Skills:

  • Abilities to work actively and interact with other people
  • Strong administrative ability and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, and cooperative working skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality
  • High attention to detail and a high level of accuracy

Position Code: HR-TR-24-06-006

Turkish citizenship is preferred

How to apply

Interested? Then apply for this position via clicking on the link below and fill out the application form.

  • All applicants must send an updated CV in English.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Important note: Please don’t wait for the application deadline; kindly submit your application as soon as possible. The HR team will review CVs as soon as they are received, and qualified candidates will be contacted as soon as possible for interviews to fill the position.