Meal Coordinator

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The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 in order to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.

Vacancy title:Meal Coordinator -Apolou

Deadline of this Job:25 September 2020  

JOB DETAILS:
The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator will lead the implementation of Save the Children’s MEAL activities in the field on the Apolou Activity, on which Save the Children is a sub-awardee to Mercy Corps. The MEAL Coordinator will be responsible for designing routine monitoring forms, overseeing data collection, compiling and aggregating data, maintaining databases, generating descriptive statistics, and providing support to surveys and evaluation as well as learning and accountability system for Save the Children’s technical interventions and impact on the Apolou Activity. The MEAL Coordinator will also provide a technical lead on monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting for Apolou. In addition, the job holder ensures that quality benchmarks are used during the implementation of Apolou activities and puts in place a tailor made documentation strategy for impact stories, reports, and best practices and makes sure that lessons learned feed into the Apolou planning processes. He/she expected to with Mercy Corps (MC) Apolou MEAL team, maintaining and enhancing Save the Children and MC partnership.

The job holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency teams outside the project location.

Job Skills: Not Specified

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS Essential:

  •  Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Bio Statistics, Public Health, Sociology with a bias in a health system or Development Studies with Post Graduate training in M&E or Project planning and Management
  •  Minimum of three years of working experience in monitoring and evaluation working experience (preferably in education/protection related programmes with an International NGO).
  •  Experience collecting data through quantitative household surveys (ideally in Karamoja)
  •  Experience interviewing community members and leaders and/or facilitating focus group discussions (especially with youth)
  •  Understanding of the basic standards to ensure data quality
  •  Knowledge of data analysis principles and software (ideally SPSS, STATA, R, ArcGIS, NVivo, and/or ATLAS.ti)
  •  Familiarity with mobile data collection platforms (like Kobo Collect, Epi Info, IForm builder, etc).
  •  Experience with monitoring and evaluation techniques to assess the quality and effectiveness of program strategies for program learning

Desirable

  • Previous experience with WASH, adolescent, and/or behavior change programming preferred
  • Excellent communication and report writing skill

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 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

Job Education: Not Specified

Job Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
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 https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers  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 25th September 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