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MEAL Manager at Save the Children

  • Full Time
  • Ntcheu
  • Salary: 00

Save the Children

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity

Save the Children is inviting applications from suitably qualified personnel to fill the position of MEAL Manager for Ntcheu under Programme Operations (NORAD Framework Agreement).

The MEAL Manager is responsible for management and delivery of all programme M&E deliverables, including all elements of survey design, analysis and report writing. These products will include qualitative and quantitative survey tools, sample frameworks and reports for baselines and annual measurement surveys as well as routine indicator tracking outputs.

The MEAL Manager will also be responsible for developing, implementing and strengthening of MEAL systems for the Norad Framework Agreement Programme. He/She is responsible for: developing and leading the implementation of annual MEAL plans; developing and disseminating MEAL tools; training staff, communities and partners in key MEAL concepts and skills that are relevant to their needs; and documenting and disseminating key learnings from MEAL and research results in support of the strategic objectives of the programme.

S/he is responsible for guiding teams in each programme component in achieving programme outcomes/impact and ensuring that the programme is timely accountable to beneficiaries and other stakeholders in line with Save the Children’s and donors’ policies and practices. He/She maintains vibrant coordination and effective relationships with his/her team, colleagues, external partners, supporters, relevant Government departments and other NGOs. The MEAL Manager undertakes this role in close collaboration with other programme staff in consultation with the Senior Education MEAL Manager and the Team Leader.

In case of emergencies or humanitarian situation, the position holder will be required to support in response as assigned by the Country Office and will be required to work outside the normal profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

 

In order to be successful you will bring/have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Statistics, Demography, or related field
  • Master’s degree in a related field or a related post graduate level qualification will be preferred.
  • Experience in managing programmes focusing on Education, Inclusive Education, Child Protection, Sexual and Reproductive Health is an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years hands-on experience in Monitoring Evaluation and research work in the education sector or related development fields, preferably with a non-governmental organization.
  • High level ability in quantitative as well as qualitative research methods.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in quantitative and quantitative methods for measurement of learner achievement
  • Significant experience in designing and maintenance of management information systems and tools
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to effectively use different data analysis packages (SPSS, Excess, STATA and similar statistical packages).
  • Familiarity with mobile data collection platforms such KoboCollect, ODK or SuveyCTO.
  • High level of understanding and ability to develop terms of reference (ToRs) for independent consultants, supervision of independent consultants, and reviewing research/evaluation reports.
  • Ability to communicate complex scientific data to communities, program staff, and partners in simple and clear manner
  • Good personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Experience of working in a busy INGO environment
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
  • Willingness to travel to field offices and work in challenging environment from time to time.
  • Ability to work within a multicultural setting.

 

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

 

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

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.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

 

ABOUT US

The Organization
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:· No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
· All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
· Violence against children is no longer toleratedWe know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 

Method Of Application

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. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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