12 Feb 2024

Humanitarian Meal Specialist at Save The Children

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Job Description

Advert – Humanitarian MEAL Specialist

About the Role:

Save the Children (SC) is the world’s largest independent child rights organization, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

The Humanitarian MEAL Specialist, under the lead of the Head of MEAL, will be responsible for ensuring effective development and implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability system and Learning of the Rwanda Country Humanitarian Programme

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor degree in any Social Sciences, preferably Humanitarian Studies and/or Environmental Studies background in one of the following areas notably gender equality, economics, monitoring and evaluation, climate change and child right programming
Minimum 3 years of proven experience in humanitarian programmes and monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning, research and knowledge management as well as understanding of Health, Nutrition, Child Protection/Child Rights Governance, Emergency Responses and Sexual Reproductive Health programme research within local NGOs or International NGOs settings,
Good skills and experience in advocacy tracking and documentation of policy influence arena;
Ability to document and generate programme changes and impacts with the use of sound tools;
Experience in mentoring and coaching partners on delivering and achieving measurable interventions aligned to SCI strategic focus areas (Healthy start of child life, education, child protection/child rights governance, sexual and reproductive health and reintegration of refugee and returnee children in communities);
Good skills and hands-on skills on the use digital data collection survey tools such as Kobo Toolbox and Survey CTO;
Interesting mastery in the use of SPSS and/or STATA in analysing data;
Skills in generating programme dashboard and visualizing data by the use digital tools like infographics;

Experience in the use of data to generate managerial responses to further implement research and evaluation recommendations;
Good understanding on the use of programme data to influence policy agenda and push for policy formulation targeting the promotion of the rights of children;
Remarkable knowledge on data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting;
Understanding on security and protection of programme beneficiary’s personal data and data storage in appropriate e-filing systems;
Computer skills, including internet, office applications, including Microsoft Office Word, Power Point Presentation, Outlook, Teams and Excel.
Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.
A good level of written spoken English and some fluency in French as well as Kinyarwanda;
Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
Commitment to the values, mission and principles of Save the Children (Check from Save the Children website)

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 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


This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3: The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 15th February, 2024.

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