Save The Children MEAL Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children MEAL Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 203148

Category: Social Sciences and Community Location: Wonago and Gedeb
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Job Description

Internal & External Vacancy Announcement


Save the Children is an exciting and dynamic organization that follows a holistic approach to achieve more for children and use its resources in an efficient and sustainable way.

In every programming we aim to achieve results at scale, build partnership to influence others and increase our impact; look for innovate solutions to the problems children faces, campaign for better practice and ensure that Children’s voices are heard.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity.

We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.

Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development. If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.

Job Title

MEAL Officer



Place of Work

Wonago and Gedeb


Humanitarian Program – Gedeo IDP Response

Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the scale of the organization

No. of Positions


Length of Contract

One Year

Role Purpose:

Under the guidance and technical support of the Humanitarian Program manager, and nutrition and Health manager IDP, MEAL Officer is responsible to lead monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning related activities for IDP project.

S/he is expected to is monitor projects progress, provide information for program manager and Field office Manager to guide his decision making, maintain project data by administrating project database, ensure accuracy and completeness of information comes from field, document project best practices and assist program managers, Filed office Manager and project coordinator in preparing various reports.

Job Specific Roles and Responsibilities

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • S/he will be responsible to guide and support Project Coordinators and Project Officers effectively monitor program implementation in all the target IDP woredas

  • Ensures all the required program data are captured using database /system, tools and formats developed for the purpose and maintained in the Project database, including data related with surveys /assessments and operations research.

  • Guides /supports the Project Officers based in the IDP woredas to properly understand and use the database, tools and formats developed to capture project data; and provides continuous constructive feedback on quality of data to ensure data quality.

  • Reviews the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of data reported from Project Officers, and provides feedback that helps quality improvement.

  • Ensures the Projects database is up to date, properly maintained with a system for periodic back up.

  • Conducts regular field visits with Project Officers and Project Coordinators to support
    the quality and timeliness of project deliverables.

  • Produce regular reports from the data base on selected indictors. Analyses data for selected indicators to support decision making at the Field level.

  • Provides timely information and report on agreed upon indicators to inform Project implementation

  • Compiles /organizes and maintains case studies and lessons from field based staff for use in periodic reports.

  • Ensures all Project related documents and information are systematically organized and stored in a separate folder, with appropriate back up.

  • Closely work with the Program Managers, project coordinators and field office Manager to build capacity of IDP woredas based staff on on-going systematic analysis and use of data for decision making.

  • Contribute to the development and review of relevant training materials, job aids, questionnaires and communication materials as necessary.

  • Assist project coordinator, Field office manager and program manager in preparing programme /project status reports required for management, donors and other partners
  • Develop Quality Benchmarks and monitor QBMs on quarterly basis.
  • Ensure Accountability/Information Sharing mechanism are put in place to provide timely and relevant information about the project to children and communities.
  • Establish multi-entry complaint/feedback response mechanism/CFRM/ and regularly collect complaints/feedback, fill in CFRM database and report upwards for management action?

  • Complaints/feedback obtained from the project are tracked and Yes

  • Perform any other related tasks assigned by the unit head/his or her supervisor

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in the field Social Sciences (Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Social Anthropology) , Community development or equivalent
  • 4 years’ relevant experience child protection works and MEAL an NGO environment is preferable
  • Excellent skill in data base management, and excel are required.
  • Report writing Skill
  • Experience in child protection works
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluency in English, writing and speaking
  • Knowledge of local contexts
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who met the minimum requirements should send the following through before or on April 05, 2019.

    a. A CV (not more than 3 pages)

    b. A cover letter (not more than one page)

    c. A one-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this.

    Please Do not submit copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You should provide them upon request otherwise your application will reject.

    Please Make Sure You State the Code of the Vacancy on the Subject of Your Email ensuring that the job title is clearly stated in the cover letter. All applications should be received within 10 days of this advertisement.

    We need to keep children safe and as such, our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.

    All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

    In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.

    Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicants, if invited for written exam or interview.

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