MEAL Coordinator Cash-Readvertised at Save The Children Uganda

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MEAL Coordinator Cash (Kyaka 11) – Readvertised

The job holder is responsible for providing oversight for the EDUCATION Consortium INCLUDE project MEAL function including; design and implementation of basic MEAL tools to adequately plan, monitor, and report in an accurate and timely manner on program performance. In collaboration with the CMU MEAL Manager, Head of MEAL, Partners’ MEAL staff and the Programme teams, the job holder ensures that the Programme undertakes routine Quality Improvement, Result Monitoring & Data Quality assessment, has information briefs, regular sharing of Programme updates with stakeholders, a mechanism for collecting, tracking and responding to feedback and complaints from Programme stakeholders.

In addition, the job holder ensures that quality benchmarks are used during implementation of Programme activities and puts in place a tailor made documentation strategy for impact stories, reports, and best practices and makes sure that lessons learnt feed into Education Programme planning processes. The staff is responsible for ensuring that Programme data on outputs and outcome progress is collected, analyzed and synthesized accurately and in a timely manner; supports training of Programme team and partners in quality data collection and management including use of data to inform decisions on the Programme priorities. The job holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency teams outside the project location.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Economics or Development Studies with Post Graduate training in M&E or Project planning and Management.
  • Minimum of three years working experience in monitoring and evaluation working experience (preferably in Education/protection related programmes with an International NGO).
  • Knowledge and use of various survey methods for monitoring of different programs.
  • Training and mentorship of Community based volunteers, Sub-county as well as District level partners in data collection management and reporting.
  • Additional training and experience in biostatistics or monitoring and evaluation and MIS of an added advantage.
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education and Child Protection is an added advantage.

Desirable

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  • 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).
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • 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.

The Organization

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 15th October 2021 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

How to Apply

Please follow this link to apply: Click Here to Apply

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