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2016 is a time of change and growth at Save the Children. As part of our new strategic plan ‘Every Last Child’, we have made it a global priority to build humanitarian, advocacy and campaigning capability, to become truly global – driving stronger and more diversified funding, and to maximise the use of our knowledge, systems, capacity and culture. We are doing whatever it takes to reach the world’s most excluded children. With your help we can ensure the world puts children first, and that we can tackle the barriers that prevent them from surviving and thriving. We won’t stop until every last child survives and fulfils their potential.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: MEAL Coordinator, with connection to MEAL Manager.
Level 2 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have some contact with or access to children or young people
The role will ensure that the Europe Aid project has a fully developed Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system that feeds into the wider country office MEAL system. The post holder will also ensure that data is collected using appropriate tools and technology, is thoroughly analysed and findings widely shared to influence future programmes and better deliver. The MEAL Officer will also develop appropriate databases for this project to ensure proper data storage, management and utilisation. The role will also offer support to other MEAL processes in the office and participate in processes that improve overall quality of programming.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES
- At least 2 years of experience in MEAL activities and scope.
- Excellent experience in data collection and analysis, data management and reporting
- Extensive experience in knowledge and database management
- Fluent English and Arabic, both spoken and written
- Experience of training and capacity building
- Some experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forums.
- Excellent communication and influencing skills
- 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 our support
- Ability and willingness to travel in to Syria for occasional monitoring visits.
- Education to BSc/BA/BEng level in Social Sciences, Public Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Statistics or related field
- Previous experience working in humanitarian programmes
- Strong preference for Arabic skills
CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:
Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCIs Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.
This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for. SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.
Benefits Package provided to National Staff:
- Salary commensurate with the pay-grade of the position.
- Annual leave
- Inhouse Medical Facility, Accidental and Life insurance.
- A motivating work environment
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Please apply in English by sending your up to date CV with a cover letter as a single document explaining your salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org and mention the position that you are applying on the subject section. The advertisement will be closed on September 24th 2017 at 5:30 PM (Turkey local time).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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