MONITORING, EVALUATION, ACCOUNTABILITY AND LEARNING (MEAL) OFFICER
The MEAL Officer will develop and ensure that results and outcomes of the project are achieved by providing relevant MEAL platforms and tools that will enable the team to track its progress and achievements. The MEAL officer will actively engage with key community stakeholders and partners in ensuring civic participation and feedback in the assessment, designing, planning, monitoring and implementation of recovery and rehabilitation activities. This includes setting up informal and formal platforms for monitoring, evaluation, communication and engagement that aims for transparency and ownership of intervention activities matching community needs and priorities. This will include setting goals for improvement and responding to problems and needs through empowerment and active participation. They will ensu re that reporting and ADAPT mechanisms are in place to address any gaps and needs that may enhance and adjust delivery or design of interventions in a timely and objective manner.
S/he will engage with children, youth and women in the community as an integral component in building program ownership among local stakeholders. S/he will monitor program progress based on the established indicators and will lead in demonstrating program accountability and learning in the communities.
Qualifications and Experience
* 5 years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning work with strong background in understanding frameworks, log frames, sources and means of verification and development of baseline, endline and monitoring tools.
* Effective communication and facilitation skills demonstrated by skills and knowledge in using various tools in simplifying concepts and frameworks in communicating with a wide range of audiences related to the program including children.
* Critical thinking and analysis which is demonstrated by drawing out evidence that support program or delivery design effectiveness/efficiency or policy recommendations.
* Experience in facilitating community and child participation, use of child rights approaches, gender development and inclusion principles in development or humanitarian settings.
* Resilience to stress, can tolerate working under ambiguous circumstances), high flexibility to abrupt changes and can multitask.
* Strong sense of urgency and work ethics particularly in timeliness (organizing and prioritizing) and quality in programming.
* Understands and believes in Save the Children’s mission and vision; commits to its objectives and willing to adopt Save the Children’s methodology and framework.
Contract Length: Fixed-Term Position for one (1) years based in Iligan
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.
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.