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We are Dorcas and we desire justice, both for people and their communities, so that they flourish. We strive for lasting change for those who live in poverty, are excluded, or are caught in a crisis. This is how we follow Jesus Christ.

We are a Christian organization and we work prayerfully. We value entrepreneurship and are ready to go off the beaten track. We desire to partner with everyone who shares our mission.

Our Programs and Knowledge Support (PKS) Cluster is looking for a:

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer
Employment 1,0 FTE
To be stationed in Andijk, The Netherlands

This position will require frequent international travel up to two months in a year (1-3 weeks at a time).

The MEAL Officer will be responsible for:

  • Developing the MEAL system and implementation;
  • Supporting or participating in development and review of reports for MEAL deliverables and donor reporting with qualitative and quantitative MEAL findings;
  • Building capacity of international and country office staff in MEAL tools and approaches;
  • Supporting the learning agenda and knowledge sharing within the Programme and Knowledge Cluster;
  • Coordinating capacity building in consultation with the PKS Cluster and the Dorcas Academy;
  • Participating in program design and development processes;
  • Supporting Dorcas in using the data management system for managing results, program quality control, document lessons leant and future project development;
  • Developing guidelines for the international and country offices to design, implement, and monitor
    accountability strategies and mechanisms for target groups and donors.

Job Requirements:

  • MA/BSc degree in relief or development;
  • Minimum of 5 years of international working experience in a similar position;
  • Experience with setting up MEAL system for complex development programming;
  • Experience with developing capacities of staff;
  • Proactive attitude, flexible personality, strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Well-developed analytical and planning skills;
  • Fluent command of English and preferably Dutch;
  • Ability to travel and work in a cross-cultural environment;
  • Adherence to the mission and vision of Dorcas;
  • Active membership of a local church.

We offer:

  • A suitable salary and good secondary employment conditions;
  • Good working environment in an international team;
  • Opportunity for personal development.

Information and application:
For questions about this vacancy you can contact Peter de Hoogh at +31 (0)228 595900, Applicants must be entitled to live and work in the Netherlands. Dorcas will not apply for a work permit for this vacancy.

You can send your English application letter and CV at latest on May 6, 2018 to: Dorcas, Attn. Rufus Bieze,

We explicitly invite you to write about your Christian motivation in your application letter.


For international transactions please use Dorcas' International Bank Account Number: NL04 RABO 0106 2500 00

How we work

Dorcas operates building the capacities of local partner organisations and funding their relief and development projects.

Our Programmes

Dorcas supports Relief, Early Recovery and Resilient Livelihoods, Enterprising people and Community Based Care and Protection.