12 Feb 2024

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability And Learning (Meal) Manager (Zero Out Of School) at Save The Children

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Job Description

Advert – Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)Manager

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.

MEAL Manager will ensure that all MEAL activities comply with the project performance standards, indicators, assessment criteria, monitoring methods, sources of verification templates and assessment design. For reporting, s/he will consolidate all internal beneficiary and indicator trackers and help partners analyze and integrate data in project reports.

Qualifications and experience

  • Masters’ degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Education, Statistics, Psychology, Social Sciences, Economics or related field.
  • Proven experience in developing and utilizing results frameworks, logical frameworks, or similar tools for project design, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing performance monitoring plan of a nationwide project.
  • At least 7 years of experience working in planning, monitoring, evaluation, research, and accountability in an NGO or research setting; and managing a MEAL team.
  • Experience in programme data management, use of data management electronic devices such as Tablets or Personal Data Assistants (PDAs) is highly desirable.
  • Proven proficiency in statistical software such as STATA, SPSS, or similar, specifically for analysis of large datasets
  • Proven experience in a technical capacity involving conducting evaluations/research or leading evaluation/research teams and drafting technical reports.
  • Proven experience with robust quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis; and report writing.
  • Experience in conducting interviews with young people, children, and the communities.
  • Ability to support or lead under guidance and drive the organization towards more action-research focused and child-centred integrated programming by using participation and listening to beneficiaries, including children, as one of the main mechanisms for programme implementation.
  • Strong capacity and creativity in leading and facilitating participatory methodologies to meaningfully engage beneficiaries and receiving their feedback, including children.
  • Highly developed relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to liaise with a diverse range of people, stakeholders and beneficiaries.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Ikinyarwanda.
  • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Attention to detail, strong analytical, problem-solving, and public speaking skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Advanced Computer literacy.
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s mission and values.
  • Initiative, flexibility and ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • High levels of self-motivation and initiative.
  • Ownership and accountability of own work.
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity.

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.


We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 15th February, 2024.

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