Save the Children NGO Coordinator Job Vacancies in Kenya

Save the Children NGO Coordinator Job Vacancies in Kenya


Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose

  • The MEAL coordinator role exists to establish consistent MEAL practices across the Regional Programming Unit 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 Coordinator 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 m inimum standards. He/She will also be the Unit’s MEAL focal point, coordinating Unit level MEAL activities.

    Qualifications and Experience

    Essential

  • At least 8 years supporting MEAL processes in an NGO
  • At least 5 years managing a team

    Desirable

  • Experience in working on child protection and child rights
  • 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
  • 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

  • Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role by 4th January, 2019
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy
  • Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.
  • Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
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