Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator NGO Careers – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save the Children International
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.  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 world.
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 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. .

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children MEAL
    Coordinator career placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Bio
    Statistics, Public Health, Sociology with a bias in health/WASH sector 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
  • Previous experience with WASH, adolescent,
    and/or behavior change programming preferred
  • Experience collecting data through
    quantitative household surveys (ideally in Karamoja)
  • Experience interviewing community members
    and leaders and/or facilitating focus group discussions
  • 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).
  • Previous experience with monitoring and
    evaluation techniques to assess the quality and effectiveness of program
    strategies for program learning
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 19th March 2018
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