Save the Children MEAL Officer - Regional Programming Unit Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children MEAL Officer - Regional Programming Unit Jobs in Kenya

  • The Regional Programme Unit focuses on: protecting children during migration & displacement by developing the ability of institutions that deal with children, protecting children affected by armed conflict by building the capacity of peace keeping forces, influencing regional level policies in all of SCI's areas of work and builds a body of knowledge on protection issues for the global organisation.

  • The Regional Programme Unit delivers activities with regional institutions: training workshops, consultation events, learning events, research. It supports civil society partners to deliver activities that are aligned with the regional ambition and coordinates the work of COs for multi-country initiatives.

  • The MEAL Officer role exists to establish consistent MEAL practices across the RPU portfolio and to provide support to the research and learning agenda for the RPU. He/ She will support the delivery of Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) in Save the Children RPU program, build the capacity of staff and partners and coordinate information management and reporting systems.

  • The MEAL Officer will thus work with program staff to actively seek to incorporate innovation, best practices, and lessons learned for improvement of programme quality. He/she will lead on ensuring alignment with the Save the Children MEAL framework and minimum standards.

    In order to be successful, you will bring/have:


  • Degree in Development Studies, Knowledge Management or in Social Sciences.

  • Trained in MEAL and Data collection and analysis software and methodologies.

  • Highly developed conceptual, analytical, and innovative problem-solving ability; demonstrated ability to handle
    complex knowledge management issues

  • Extensive practical experience in applying information technology to the implementation of knowledge management and knowledge sharing strategies

  • Proven ability to write concise reports and deliver effective oral presentations

  • Experience in working on child protection and child rights

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively in remote teams.

  • Excellent partnership building and maintaining skills and ability to guide multiple partners towards achieving agreed outcomes.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English. Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills;

  • Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point).

  • Proven data analysis and report writing skills.

  • Good understanding of child participation, child protection and child rights governance issues.

  • Knowledge of regional bodies such as the African Union, East African Community, SADC, ECOWAS and Eastern Africa Standby Force is an added advantage.

  • Strong self-starter who is able to take initiative.

  • Commitment to Save the Children aims, values and policies, including child safeguarding and data protection.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children MEAL Officer - Regional Programming Unit Jobs in Kenya

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