JOB OPENING

SENIOR MEAL OFFICER-EDUCATION (1) - COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH

The role
The sector-focused Senior MEAL Officer will be responsible for leading on the design and implementation of the monitoring system and learning agenda for their designated sector, in coordination with sector teams (especially sector Technical Advisors) and with support from the Senior MEAL Manager and Technical Advisor-MEAL. This includes

  • Developing MEAL plans and developing and managing Indicator Performance Tracking Tables (IPTTs) for all grants that include activities under their sector;
  • Maintaining the sector-specific section of the Rohingya Response Output Tracker;
  • Designing data collection tools (e.g. Post Distribution Monitoring questionnaires, Focus Group Discussion guides), overseeing data collection, entry and cleaning, undertaking data analysis and producing reports, and sharing findings and recommendations with sector teams and other key stakeholders to improve programming and support Awards reporting;
  • Designing and facilitating learning sessions related to key topics under their sectors;
  • Building the MEAL capacity of sector team colleagues, MEAL Assistants and partner staff through training, coaching etc.

Qualifications and experience

  • Graduate degree in a relevant field
  • At least four years’ experience of working in MEAL
  • Sound knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data collection, processing and analysis, including database management
  • Ability to develop and implement MEAL plans and IPTTs
  • Ability to produce clear, high quality, analytical and action-oriented reports
  • Experience of facilitating learning processes (for example, lesson learning workshops)
  • Experience of building capacity in MEAL, including delivering training
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Good spoken, reading and writing skills in English & Bangla
  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment as a strong team player, with flexibility to shift priorities and take on additional tasks at short notice

Contract length: 06 months, strong possibility of extension depending on availability of funding and performance

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 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.

 

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. 
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

If you are interested, send your CV at career.bangladesh@savethechildren.org   
(You must mention the position title at subject line of your email)

Application deadline: December 18, 2018
Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview