Uganda: MEAL Coordinator-National Contract

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 18 Jan 2018

MEAL Coordinator

About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. We are an equal opportunity organisation 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 behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children's lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Role Purpose:

The job holder is responsible for providing oversight for the EDUCATION Consortium MEAL function including, design and implementation of basic MEAL tools to adequately plan, monitor, and report in an accurate and timely manner on program performance. In collaboration with the Regional MEAL Manager, Head of MEAL, Partners' MEAL staff and the Programme teams, the job holder ensures that the Programme undertakes routine Quality Improvement, Result Monitoring & Data Quality assessment, has information briefs, regular sharing of Programme updates with stakeholders, a mechanism for collecting, tracking and responding to feedback and complaints from Programme stakeholders. The job holder ensures that quality bench marks are used during implementation of Programme activities and puts in place a tailor made documentation strategy for impact stories, reports, and best practices and makes sure that lessons learnt feed into EDUCATION Programme planning processes. The staff is responsible for ensuring that Programme data on outputs and outcome progress is collected, analysed and synthesised accurately and in a timely manner; supports training of Programme team and partners in quality data collection and management.

Contract Duration: Open ended

Contractual Status: National

Location: Multiple locations, West Nile Region

Qualification and Experience;Essential

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Economics or Development Studies with Post Graduate training in M&E or Project planning and Management.

  • Minimum of three years working experience in monitoring and evaluation working experience

  • Knowledge and use of various survey methods for monitoring of different programs.

  • Additional training and experience in biostatistics or monitoring and evaluation and MIS of an added advantage.


  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities and ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas

  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

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