The MEAL Assistant is responsible for providing technical monitoring and evaluation support to program teams and overseeing all MEAL plans for programs. These responsibilities include but are not limited to application of monitoring and evaluation tools, participating in surveys and/or evaluations, data entry, analysing and reporting quantitative and qualitative M&E data. The MEAL Assistant is expected to regularly visit field areas. S/he will also participate in learning and reflection activities to improve project quality, monitor results and impact, share lessons learned, and ensure that accountability and other cross-cutting issues are adequately incorporated into project and MEAL activities.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES
- Education to MSc/MA level in relevant subject areas of social science, development studies, statistics, or other relevant area. Bachelor’s degree with additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a Master’s degree;
- 1 – 3 years of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of projects and/or programs and experience in social research and application of analytical methods for measuring program and project performance.
- Experience in data collection, data management, and analysis is highly desirable.
- Familiarity and comprehension with database designs and management.
- Strong computer skills with knowledge of data analysis software such as STATA, SPSS, SAS and MS-Office (in particular Excel).
- Demonstrated report writing skills.
- Ability to meet deadlines.
- Ability in relating with staff, partners and government authorities.
- Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children, the organisational mandate and child focus including child safeguarding.
- 1-2 Years preferably in emergency and humanitarian context.
Contract length: 12 months including obligatory probation period.
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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.
Application consisting of CV with names and contact information of three references (two pages maximum) and a cover letter can be sent by e-mail to: email@example.com
The vacancy is open till Friday, May 24, 2019. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted for written test and an interview.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.