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Friday, July 5, 2019

Monitoring Evaluation Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager Job at Save the Children - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Monitoring Evaluation Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at: Save the Children

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

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, July 04, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
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 Regional MEAL Manager takes the overall responsibility of operationalizing the MEAL system and SCI MEAL approach in both development and humanitarian programmes in the region. The post-holder will be expected to lead on MEAL system implementation including monitoring of program quality, rolling out accountability initiatives, supporting program evaluations and leading on area MEAL budgeting. S/he will be expected to supervise the regional MEAL team and lead MEAL capacity building of programme staff and partners.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Qualification and Experience;
Essential
• A degree in an area of social development or equivalent.
• Minimum three years practical experience in M&E system coordination/implementation in a large international non-governmental organisation or other international relief/development body;
• Demonstrable track-record in data tracking and evaluation, with the ability to support staff and partners on M&E methodology and analyse and disseminate complex information to a range of stakeholder audiences;
• Well-developed research, analytical (qualitative and quantitative), documentation and report-writing and skills, with particular competency in participatory research methods;
• Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports. A high level of written and spoken English
• Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, Statistical Packages and PowerPoint;
• Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities;
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English, with experience working in multicultural, multi location, values driven teams
• Desirable
• Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
• Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles
• Information Communication Technology literate

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

Job application procedure
Application information;
Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. Please apply online by following this link https://uganda.savethechildren.net/career 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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