MEAL Coordinator

  • Added Date: Friday, 03 July 2020
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 16 July 2020

Joining Forces to End Violence Against Children is a global collaboration between 6 leading child rights organisations - ChildFund, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children's Villages, Terre des Hommes and World Vision. In Uganda Joining Forces focuses on ending violence against children and ensuring children's voices are amplified as agents of change.

The MEAL Coordinator leads the Joining Forces project MEAL function including, design and implementation of basic MEAL tools to adequately plan, monitor, and report in an accurate and timely manner on project performance. In collaboration with the Project Manager, the partners' MEAL staff and the implementing teams, s/he ensures that the project undertakes routine Quality Improvement, Result Monitoring & Data Quality assessment, has information briefs, regular sharing of project updates with stakeholders and there is a mechanism in place for collecting, tracking and responding to feedback and complaints from beneficiaries and stakeholders. S/he is responsible for ensuring that project data on outputs and outcome progress is collected, analysed and synthesised accurately and in a timely and tailored manner, to support reporting to the (global) lead agency and donor. S/he supports training of project team and partners in quality data collection and management.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Humanities
  • Post Graduate training in M&E or Project planning and Management is an added advantage
  • Minimum of three years working experience in monitoring and evaluation working experience (preferably in Child protection and advocacy related projects with an International NGO).
  • Knowledge and use of various survey methods for monitoring of different programs.
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education and Child Protection is an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Sound written and oral presentation 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, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must. Microsoft office especially word, spreadsheet (Excel), Access, SPSS and GIS applications).

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 realize 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.

Application Information:

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

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.

Application closes on 16th July 2020 at midnight Uganda time.

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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