Emergency MEAL Officer
Save the Children International

 


 


 Gross Salary: 777 USD
 Section/Unit: Operations
 Grade Level: 4
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: El Gezira
 Duration: 3 months
 Closing Date: 06 Dec 2020

 
 Background:

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.



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide daily performance and quality monitoring of implemented project(s) within assigned state or project.
  • Share findings/gaps from field monitoring visits with project respective staff and agree and document actions for improvement.
  • Generate and share timely weekly field monitoring reports to Hub MEAL Coordinator.
  • Work with project staff to monthly update the project Indicator Performance Tracking Table (IPTT) and Output Tracker Template (OTT) and summary of project monthly achievements/gaps, and help identify and alert critical gaps in a timely manner.
  • Conduct regular data quality assessments to ensure SC have complete, accurate and credible data to use for decision making and reporting.
  • Maintain and consolidate monthly action plan trackers.
  • Ensure information about the project is shared with affected populations specifically information about the available accountability mechanisms for beneficiaries to share feedback and raise complaints.
  • Conduct regular feedback sessions with beneficiaries to collect feedback and complaints, refer them to concerned staff and ensure documentation on the database and follow up for resolution.
  • Monitor and report the status of community participation specifically child participation.
  • Assist Hub MEAL Coordinator in preparing and revising first draft of monthly MEAL reports to MEAL Manager/PDQ Director for submission to SMT.
  • Assist Hub MEAL Coordinator in all MEAL tasks, including monitoring reports and implementation of assessments, evaluation and impact studies.
  • Provide support on admin, logistics and operations tasks for MEAL functions in the field, i.e., needs assessments, consultant’s baseline and evaluation, etc.
  • Maintain accurate field database of program data and provide requested data on a timely basis.
  • Provide weekly progress tracking update to project manager and MEAL coordinator
  • Contribute to a culture of accountability and transparency on the team
  • Where necessary, support the implementation of needs, baseline, and end line assessments and surveys;
  • Work with MEAL and programme teams to utilise data from trackers for quality improvement;
  • Assist the MEAL coordinator in building field understanding and capacity in MEAL work
  • Any other tasks given by line manager.

 

Child Safeguarding:

  • Act as an ambassador for child safeguarding in both your professional and personal life. Never abuse your position of trust and authority.
  • Keeping children we work with safe from deliberate harm/risk or inadvertent harm/risk. This is a top organizational and personal commitment, and the standards of behaviour towards children expected by the organization should reflect both in your personal and professional life.
  • Behave towards children in a way, which reflects the Code of Conduct, CSG Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding Policy.
  • Report any CSG issues or concerns in a timely way according to the Country reporting system and procedures. (At least two reports per year). Ask if unclear on anything to do with child safeguarding, such as which concerns should be reported, how to report concerns and how to respond to them.
  • Ensure all MEAL activities for each programme/project include child safety and safeguarding principles and to report concerns and issues arising. (Minimum 10 reports per annum).
  • Ensure each project has a system, developed in consultation with beneficiaries, to promote, regularly collect and respond to feedback, suggestions, and complaints from children, beneficiaries and community members regarding the safety of the programme.
  • Ensure child safety is integrated in the terms of reference of mid-term reviews and evaluations and reports have conclusions and recommendations on how children safety is integrated in our programming
  • Ensure beneficiary (especially children’s) knowledge of the Child Safeguarding Policy and mechanisms for raising concerns/complaints about staff or Safeguarding risks.
  • To access associated guidance, tools and support from the Technical line manager, relevant PDQ leads, Country Office Child Safeguarding lead in order to support the assessment of the risks associated with the design and implementation of our programmes.
  • To extend increased protection to children and improve professional standards across the sector through being an ambassador for child safeguarding.
  • To communicate the Child Safeguarding messages to partner organizations of all kinds including government and line ministries.

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

QUALIFICATIONS 

Bachelor’s degree in social science, economics, or other discipline relelvant to humanitarian programming.

 

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS NEEDED

  • Minimum 2 years of field experience in M/E work \ MEAL
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written,
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (MS Access desirable)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in insecure environments
  • Experience of working with communities in participatory activities, including confidence in working with children and an understanding of child-friendly participatory methodologies.
  • Familiarity with international quality standards (Red Cross Code of Conduct, SPHERE Standard, HAP Standard) and experience of using these standards in practical ways to promote quality and accountable programming;
  • Ability and willingness to work in challenging circumstances, to change work practices and hours, and to work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies;
  • Commitment to Save the Children values, including willingness to abide by and enforce the Child Safeguarding policy.

DESIRABLE 

  • Experience in both emergency and development contexts;
  • Experience with health & nutrition programmes, including knowledge of DHIS preferred.

Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.

Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be sent directly to www.sudanjob.net Only short listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews. All inquiries should be addressed directly Save the Children international - Sudan. Closing date will be on day: 07/Oct/2020. Any application after this date will not be considred.

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. SCI will be undertaking child-safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract.

Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.

Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be sent directly to www.sudanjob.net Only short listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews. All inquiries should be addressed directly Save the Children international - Sudan. Closing date will be on day: 07/Oct/2020. Any application after this date will not be considred.

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. SCI will be undertaking child-safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract.

 




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