Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Intern
Save the Children is seeking for intern applicants for a MEAL Intern post in Hatay-Antakya. The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Intern will report to MEAL Officer whilst providing support to various project and s/he will work closely with the MEAL officers, Information management coordinator, as well as other programme team. The MEAL Intern’s responsibilities include but not limited to. will support the in general, with cleaning and analyzing the reported data from the field monitors, consolidating beneficiary databases in a master Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, or other identified data management system for programmatic data storage and beneficiary tracking as well as archiving of all relevant beneficiary documentation shared by partners in One Drive. Create and consolidate the databases across ongoing sectors, as well as will work on activating and creating programme dashboards and data presentation when needed. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and play a more versatile role as per instructions by the MEAL Manager.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: MEAL Officer
Staff reporting to this post: n/a
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
The MEAL Intern will be responsible for the following:
Data collection, analysis and use:
Support the data management process for the SRO_NWS Program, including data cleaning, data analysis, and other information as needed, while ensuring accuracy of numerical and qualitative data and addressing inaccuracies as they arise
Translate (Arabic\English) the reported data from the field monitors
Update NWS database, follow up on the online applications, and support the transfer of data if the database software is changed.
Oversee systems to maintain databases records across programmes in a functional database system and contribute to the creation of automatic databases templates
Develop filing software for programme tools via ODK\Kobo.
Support the development process for the master beneficiary’s databases across programmes.
Assist the MEAL officer through close coordination with IM Coordinator in performing data analysis and producing statistical and graphic as needed.
Information management systems:
Create and activate Programme dashboards to present the data in a user friendly manner
Prepare data presentation when required
Maintains security and confidentiality of data.
Create and develop relevant programme factsheet\graphics
Respond to the hotline, categorize the complaint, and follow up on the complaint as required.
Clean, Translate, and upload all FRM received via hotline on the FRM consolidated tracker.
Ensuring that information from feedback is analysed and disseminated, managing referrals, and helping to produce informational materials for beneficiaries.
Maintain safety and confidentially of the documents/system and their contents.
Provide translation support where relevant.
Actively contribute to making the project safe for children and gender sensitive in collaboration with SC’s Gender Focal Point at all times.
Perform other duties as required.
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
Hold him/herself accountable for the confidentiality of the information, data and the knowledge.
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same.
Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.
Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength.
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
EXPERIENCE. SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS
- Turkish nationality is a requirement for this position
- BSc/BA/BEng in Social Sciences, Computer Sciences, Statistics or related field
- Familiarity/training/experience in MEAL systems
- Computer literate (including working knowledge of Microsoft Office) and ability to do internet-based research
- Working or academic knowledge in research, data collection, analysis, and information/database management
- Fluent in English, and Arabic (speaking, understanding, reading, and writing)
- Strong organizational skills and discretion with confidential information
- Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
- Ability to work independently and proactively
- Proven ability to handle challenging work load
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Turkish proficiency is highly desirable
- Preferably previous working experience (including paid internships) in NGOs, private sector
- Previous experience working in humanitarian programmes in education and protection sectors
- Working knowledge of Power-BI or similar software
- Experience in working with children and adolescents, and particularly refugees
- Familiarity in qualitative data collection through focus group discussions and key informant interviews via child friendly methodologies
Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
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
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.