Location: Somalia, Somalia

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Thursday 31 May 2018

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

Title MEAL Officer- National only.

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

To support the delivery of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) strategy, policy and practice by helping design programme monitoring systems, build the capacity of staff in their analysis and dissemination of data, and coordinate information management and reporting systems. Also support the MEAL Manager in implementing the country MEAL framework ensuring achievement of SCI MEAL standards and program quality

Support in the delivery of an effective Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning function, play a key role in the expansion and improvement of the quality of Save the Children programmes in Puntland to increase impact and enable positive change for children

Contract Duration: One Year


Qualifications and Experience

· 3 years' experience of implementing effective M&E systems and/or accountability mechanisms in in humanitarian and developmental responses

· University degree in social sciences, statics, social work, social administration, development studies or other relevant academic discipline;

· Background of implementing effective M&E systems

· Demonstrable track-record in data tracking and evaluation, with the ability to support staff and partners on M&E methodology and analyze and disseminate information to a range of stakeholder audiences;

· Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, 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;

· Willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments;

· Commitment to Save the Children values

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