terça-feira, 11 de abril de 2017

MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) Specialist Girls' Education Challenge Project

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MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) Specialist Girls' Education Challenge Project
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 Specialist will ensure that Save the Children's DFID funded Girls Education Challenge (GEC) project has a well-established, robust MEAL system. His/her leadership will ensure that quality and accountability standards and learning are integrated into programme design.
By promoting participation and contextual data analysis, the MEAL Specialist will support the project teams to strategically adapt activities/strategies to ensure efficacy and efficiency of programming, and maximise the positive impact of the GEC Project.Drawing on previous experience, and promoting the capacities of the Mozambique Education team, the MEAL Specialist will ensure that results based planning is integrated into programming. S/he will seek opportunities to ensure impact measurement, documentation and dissemination of lessons learnt.

Contract Duration: 2 years
Location: Maputo, Mozambique
Qualifications and Experience
Essential (all mandatory):
  • Significant experience of undertaking a similar MEAL related role for education programming.
  • Education to MSc/MA/MEng level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with people of all backgrounds, excellent relationship building skills.
  • Demonstrated strong monitoring and evaluation skills, including planning and participating in evaluations.
  • Experience of working in all aspects of planning, monitoring and evaluation, including: system design, programmatic quality audits, systematic tracking and analysis, evaluations, surveys, assessment systems, capacity building and training
  • Thorough knowledge of results based monitoring frameworks, including previous experience implementing longitudinal studies/cohort monitoring.
  • Experience of integrating quality standards in programmes and of implementing accountability initiatives, such as child participation, information sharing and complaints response mechanisms.
  • Experience of, and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability.
  • A good understanding of and experience in addressing gender related challenges in education.
  • A high level of written and spoken English and Portuguese.
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff.
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands-on implementation capacity.
  • Previous experience working with external consultant(s).
  • Experience of preparing successful funding proposals for donors.
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports including data analysis and triangulation.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin and support our work.
Desirable
  • Previous experience working in Mozambique.
  • Specific experience of designing and implementing projects funded by DFID.
  • Previous experience of working within a Payment by Results framework.
  • Experience of cohort tracking, and randomized controlled trials (RCT).
Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs 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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