Job Advert: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Manager (National Position)
The main purpose of the role is to oversee the design and implementation of a quality, comprehensive and integrated MEAL System that meets SCI standards; MEAL staff management, mentorship and development, strategic and annual planning, internal reporting, as well as programme development and MEAL resources.
Contract Duration: 2 Years
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- Masters degree with emphasis on MEAL or any relevant field
- Minimum of 7 years of programming experience within the aid sector, preferably linked to one of Save the Children’s priority technical sectors (Child Poverty, Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Health & Nutrition), and with the majority of that time focused on overseeing comprehensive MEAL systems that ensure programme effectiveness and quality.
- Understanding of both emergency and development contexts, with a preference for experience in both contexts.
- Experience adhering to international quality standards (Red Cross Code of Conduct, Sphere, CHS) or equivalent.
- Experience and knowledge of evidence generation and learning on what works (and doesn’t work) for children, including designing/commissioning, implementing and applying: needs assessments, baseline studies, evaluations and research, learning workshops and learning agendas.
- Experience and knowledge of systems for accountability to children and communities, including information sharing, participation of adults and children, and feedback and reporting mechanisms. Ability to prepare and facilitate technical MEAL trainings and workshops across countries in the region (including remotely). Direct experience working with communities in participatory activities.
- Proven success in building and managing a team and dedication to developing staff capacity through training, supervising, coaching and mentoring.
- Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant region/context
- Experience of promoting quality and impact through at least one cross-cutting area: gender equality and inclusion, adaptive and safer programming; child rights; disability; migration and displacement.
- Experience and knowledge of Save the Children’s structure, mandate and child focus.
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
To apply, follow the link below, attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
Application Deadline – 26 February 2021.
N.B: This is an emergency deployment therefore applicants will be on rolling basis as they come, as such the advert may close if a suitable candidate is found before the due date.
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**. Save the Children is an equal employment employer, therefore, female applicants are encouraged to apply.***
How to apply
Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=dC5nd2F0LjQ5MjA4LjEyMTg1QHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZ…