Several MEAL Coordinator Job Placements – Save the Children International

Job Title:          MEAL Coordinator (Several Job Placements)
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, 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.  In Uganda, we
implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child
Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health,
Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children
delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and
Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement
of over 300 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We
help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children
through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the
Job Summary: The MEAL
Coordinator is responsible for providing oversight for the EDUCATION Consortium
MEAL function 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, Partners’ MEAL staff and the Programme teams, the job holder ensures that
the Programme undertakes routine Quality Improvement, Result Monitoring &
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. 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
EDUCATION Programme planning processes. 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Save the Children MEAL Coordinator job placement should
    hold a  Bachelor’s Degree in Social
    Sciences, Statistics, Economics 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
  • Extensive
    knowledge and use of various survey methods for monitoring of different
  • Additional
    training and experience in biostatistics or monitoring and evaluation and
    MIS of an added advantage.
  • Strong
    analytical skills and strategic planning abilities and 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
  • Computer
    literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 18th January 2018
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