MEAL Officer Job Vacancies – Save the Children International

Job Title:    MEAL Officer

Organisation: Save the Children International

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Save the Children International is an international relief organization that was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.

 

Job Summary:  The Meal Officer is responsible for supporting the MEAL function in Arua including, design and implementation of basic MEAL tools to adequately plan, monitor, and report in an accurate and timely manner on program performance.  In collaboration with the Regional MEAL Manager, Head of MEAL, Sub Area Manger and the Programme team, the job holder ensures that the Programme undertakes routine monitoring & data quality assessment, information sharing, collecting, tracking and responding to feedback and complaints from Programme stakeholders.

 

In addition, the job holder ensures that quality bench marks are used during implementation of Programme activities and puts in place a tailor-made documentation strategy for impact stories, reports, and best practices and makes sure that lessons learnt feed into the Programme planning processes.  The staff is responsible for ensuring that Programme data on outputs and outcome progress is collected, analysed and synthesized 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.

 

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Save the Children MEAL Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Statistics, Economics, Social Sciences or any other related field.
  • At least two years’ experience in related field. Knowledge and use of various survey methods for monitoring of different programs.
  • 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.

 

Desirable

  • 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 abilities.
  • Sound written and oral presentation skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must. Microsoft office especially word, spreadsheet (Excel), Access, SPSS and GIS applications).
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join Save the Children should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 25th June 2021

 

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