Save the Children Regional Humanitarian Capacity Building and Meal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Regional Humanitarian Capacity Building and Meal Officer Jobs 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:

Save the Children works in more than 120 countries.

We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights.

We help them achieve their potential.
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent children’s organisation.

We have made enormous progress in the last few years, dramatically increasing our work to save children's lives, get them into school, and protect and care for children in some of the toughest places in the world, at home and abroad. Our income, supporter base, brand and credibility have gone up. We also have a highly motivated and skilled team who are having a real impact on saving children’s lives. It is an exciting time to be part of Save the Children.

The Humanitarian Capacity Building team support the humanitarian and emergency response work of Save the Children and the wider sector through the design and delivery of innovative and high quality learning and talent development programmes.

We are now recruiting a programme and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) officer to support our East and Southern Africa (ESA) regional hub.

This new role will help us evaluate the impact of our work in the region and to learn from it.

How to Apply

  • You will be able to use a combination of your adult learning, research and analytical skills to support development and delivery of capacity building while identifying needs and creating a compelling case for investing in capacity building.
  • Working as part of a creative and fast moving team you will
    be able to create systematic and manageable processes that will help us identify the wider impact of our existing learning and talent development programmes.
  • Your work will track the effectiveness of what we do and enable us to target our learning initiatives in a way that has the biggest impact.
  • This position sits in the East and Southern Africa Humanitarian Capacity Building Team.
  • The role will support humanitarian and emergency response through ensuring that our learning and talent development initiatives are based on robust research, effective evaluation and market analysis while show casing impact of these programmes.

    Location:
  • Nairobi

    Qualifications and Experience
  • Experience of conducting research and evaluation on programme impact - ideally of social change, capacity building or learning programmes
  • Experience of working with and developing indicators and monitoring tools
  • Experience designing and delivering training
  • Excellent project management skills; well organised, able to juggle multiple priorities and deliver to deadlines
  • Able to build own credibility with senior colleagues in order to influence change
  • Exceptional written, visual and verbal communication skills with experience of creating marketing and communications materials for different audiences
  • Exceptionally high standards of customer service with proven experience of delivering highly professional services to stakeholders

    Desirable
  • Experience of writing successful proposals
  • Experience of working in an international NGO
  • Relevant academic qualification for example, in the field of international development or social/political science

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 3rd June 2019
  • Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.
  • 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.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Regional Humanitarian Capacity Building and Meal Officer Jobs in Kenya

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