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Friday, July 5, 2019

Cash Transfer MEAL Specialist Job at Save the Children - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Cash Transfer MEAL Specialist [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at: Save the Children

Deadline of this Job:
19th July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Fort Portal , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, July 04, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
About us
For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world 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.
Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.
In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in 30 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of 450 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential .

Role Purpose:
• The job holder is responsible for monitoring, evaluation and learning of a cash for education in emergencies pilot programme implemented in partnership between two consortia.
• The post will oversee the set-up and roll out of robust monitoring and tracking tools for learners’ enrolment, attendance, retention and completion that will be utilised by three different consortium partners. The post will also work in partnership with the Multi-Purpose Cash Transfer Consortium to develop adapted Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) tools for the Education Programme. The post holder will be responsible for conducting periodic reviews of the cash for education programme against the DAC criteria to reflect on challenges, opportunities and coordinating peer assessments.
• The jobholder is responsible for specific deliverables centred around documentation and dissemination of learning from the pilot, for example: the writing of an inception report on cash for education in Uganda; the generation of guidelines on the design of education expenditure component and recommendations for sector specific cash transfer programming; development of learning documents and a dissemination strategy.
• The jobholder will be responsible for managing stakeholder and partnership relations with Education Consortium partners Finn Church Aid, Norwegian Refugee Council and War Child Holland as well as the Danish Refugee Council led Multi-Purpose Cash Transfer Consortium.
• The jobholder will have strong monitoring, evaluation and training skills as well as excellent written English language and report writing.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Qualification and Experience;
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in either Statistics, Economics, Education or Development Studies
• Post Graduate training in M&E or Project Planning and Management.
• Minimum of five years working experience in monitoring and evaluation working experience with international NGOs.
• Previous experience working on monitoring and evaluation for cash transfer programming.
• Knowledge and use of post distribution monitoring surveys and tools.
• Demonstrable prior experience working in consortia approach or in partnerships with multiple organisations.
• Strong training and coaching skills to build the capacity of other members of the team.
• Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
• Sound written and oral presentation skills.
• Excellent report writing and written communication 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, including 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.
• 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.
• Previous experience working on education programmes.
• Previous experience working in the refugee context

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. Please apply online by following this link indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors
Important to note:
• Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to application that is submitted online. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
• More information on the open positions can be obtained at any of our offices.
We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

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