Humanitarian Adviser (MEAL)

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Humanitarian Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Specialist, LAC Region

The Opportunity

Save the Children LAC RO is currently recruiting for an experienced Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Specialist to support programming in the LAC region. We are looking for a committed M&E professional with a proven track record in humanitarian contexts.

Key areas of responsibility

This position supports monitoring, evaluation, learning, and accountability (MEAL) for humanitarian programmes in the LAC region. It provides leadership on MEAL systems and processes and leads training and capacity building on MEAL for colleagues at SCI country and domestic member offices, and emergency award field teams.

The position will provide consistent support to humanitarian programmes in the LAC region on data analysis, indicator development and tracking, target setting, accountability systems, MEAL-related donor deliverables, research, and evaluations. The post holder will work with regional and country programme teams to ensure that the data collected is appropriately used for program improvements and learning. In addition, this position will support proposal development and explore innovative uses for technology in MEAL in humanitarian settings.

In order to be successful, you will have:

  • Fluency in English and Spanish, with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Substantial MEAL experience in emergency settings.
  • MEAL training, coaching and capacity building experience.
  • Experience in implementing MEAL systems, including in quantitative and qualitative data collection and management.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This position can be based in Panama or another country in the region where Save the Children operates (Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua or Peru).

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

***We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.* All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.**

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