MEAL Coordinator Apolou NGO Job Careers – Save the Children

Job Title:            MEAL
Coordinator Apolou
Organisation:  Save the Children
Duty Station:   Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent
organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the
world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children
envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival,
protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire
breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate
and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by
delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting
as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.
Job Summary: The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and
Learning (MEAL) Coordinator will lead the implementation of Save the Children’s
MEAL activities in the field on the Apolou Activity, on which Save the Children
is a sub-awardee to Mercy Corps. The MEAL Coordinator will be responsible for
designing routine monitoring forms, overseeing data collection, compiling and
aggregating data, maintaining databases, generating descriptive statistics, and
providing support to surveys and evaluation as well as learning and
accountability system for Save the Children’s technical interventions and
impact on the Apolou Activity. The MEAL Coordinator will also provide technical
lead on monthly, quarterly and annual reporting for Apolou. In addition, the
job holder ensures that quality bench marks are used during implementation of
Apolou activities and puts in place a tailor made documentation strategy for
impact stories, reports, and best practices and makes sure that lessons learned
feed into the Apolou planning processes. He/she expected to with Mercy Corps
(MC) Apolou MEAL team, maintaining and enhancing Save the Children and MC
partnership.    The job holder may be
called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency teams outside the
project location.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Bio Statistics, Public Health, Sociology with a bias in health system
or Development Studies with Post Graduate training in M&E or Project
planning and Management.
At least three years working experience in
monitoring and evaluation working experience (preferably in
education/protection related programmes with an International NGO).
Experience collecting data through quantitative
household surveys (ideally in Karamoja)
Experience interviewing community members and
leaders and/or facilitating focus group discussions (especially with youth)
Understanding of the basic standards to ensure
data quality
Knowledge of data analysis principles and
software (ideally SPSS, STATA, R, ArcGIS, NVivo, and/or ATLAS.ti)
Familiarity with mobile data collection
platforms (like Kobo Collect, Epi Info, IForm builder, etc).
Experience with monitoring and evaluation
techniques to assess the quality and effectiveness of program strategies for
program learning
Previous experience with WASH, adolescent,
and/or behavior change programming preferred
Excellent communication and report writing skill
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.

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.
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.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks
to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and
female candidates are encouraged to apply.
30th December 2019
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