MEAL Coordinator NGO Jobs – Save the Children

Job Title:      
MEAL Coordinator
Organization: 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 MEAL Coordinator is responsible for
providing support to the ECHO INCLUDE project MEAL function and will work with
the MEAL Department, Technical Specialists, Consortium Management Unit (CMU)
and Education Consortium Partners’ programme teams to design and lead a strong
Education MEAL system. The MEAL system’s objective is to ensure harmonised and
aligned data collection and monitoring to inform decision-making,
accountability, reporting and learning in a timely and strategic manner.
The MEAL Coordinator ensures that the project undertakes
routine Continuous Quality Improvement & data quality assessment, has
information briefs, regular sharing of Programme updates with stakeholders, a
mechanism for collecting, tracking and responding to feedback and complaints
from Programme stakeholders.
In addition, the job holder ensures that Quality Benchmarks
are used during implementation of Consortium activities and puts in place a
tailor made documentation strategy for impact stories, reports, and best
practices. The MEAL Coordinator will cultivate a culture of learning within the
project and ensure that lessons learnt from pilots, programme interventions and
working in consortia are documented, shared between partners and with key
stakeholders and contribute to national and global level learning and
research.  The staff is responsible for
ensuring that Programme data on outputs and outcome progress is collected,
analysed and synthesised accurately and in a timely manner; supports training
of Programme team and partners in quality data collection and management
including use of data to inform decisions on the Programme priorities. The job
holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team
in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
MEAL Coordinator job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in either Statistics or
Development Studies with Post Graduate training in M&E or Project planning
and Management.
At least three years of working experience in
monitoring and evaluation working experience (preferably in education/protection
related programmes with an International NGO).
Knowledge and use of various survey methods for
monitoring of different programs.
Previous experience working in partnership
Prior experience establishing and running
coordination mechanisms.
Training and mentorship of Community based
volunteers, Sub-county as well as District level partners in data collection
management and reporting.
Additional training and experience in
biostatistics or monitoring and evaluation and MIS of an added advantage.
Experience of working with local partners and
District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition,
Education and Child Protection is an added advantage.
Strong analytical skills and strategic planning
Sound written and oral presentation skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.
NB: 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.
Deadline: 13th March 2020
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