Job Advert: MEAL ASSISTANTS x 3 (1xMbire, 1xBeitbridge, 1xMatobo)
The MEAL Assistant will work as a member of SC Country Office MEAL team. He/she will coordinate and provide technical guidance on the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation/research in the district of operation in collaboration with Save the Children partners. The incumbent will be responsible to conduct independent monitoring on the program activities, data entry, data processing, data validation and setting up and developing data associated with program staff for the project. S/he will ensure the quality of data entered and submitted by Project staff and share the lessons learnt of independence monitoring. The MEAL Assistant will be the focal point for all work related to community accountability mechanisms, the database management, documentation, storage (hard and soft copies), regular back up and assist Project Manager/Leader in compiling data for various project reports (monthly, quarterly, annual and donor reports) and overall management of monitoring, evaluation, assessment in the respective district
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- A minimum of a first degree in Social Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics or any related field with significant statistical analysis content in a relevant field
- Good understanding of monitoring and evaluation techniques
- Good numeric skills and strong analytical skills
- Demonstrated analytical, communication and writing skills with attention to detail
- Effective communicator, creative and analytical thinker, active learner, team player, and able to work effectively across cultures
- At least 3 years’ professional work experience in M&E/database development or management with advanced skills in MS Access, MS
- Excel, Mobile Data Collection tools, CSpro and SPSS.
- Should be highly computer literate
- Self-driven and able to deliver results with minimum supervision
- Willingness to travel, work extended periods in the field and interact effectively with partners
- Knowledge of a local language
- Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles
- An understanding of the role of INGOs Understanding of social relations and commitment to integrate gender, diversity and other power related issues into programme activities
- Ability to be self-sufficient and resourceful
- Computer skills e.g. Word, Power Point and Excel
- Commitment to Save the Children values
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
To apply, follow the link below, attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
Application Deadline – 31 July 2020.
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.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy. Save the Children is an equal employment employer, therefore, female applicants are encouraged to apply.