Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator (GPE) - Mogadishu - Somali Nationals Only
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ROLE PURPOSE: The GPE project MEAL coordinator will lead MEAL role of the SCI managed portion of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) Global Partnership for Education (GPE) funded MCA program. The GPE funded program development objective is: (a) improving equitable access to education; (b) improving the quality of education outcomes for all Somali children; and (c) strengthening the education system capacity for better service delivery. The GPE program aims to address the needs of large numbers of out-of-school children in South Central Somalia, with a focus on children from marginalized groups such as IDPs, pastoralists/nomads, urban poor, and children with disabilities, and with a particular emphasis on girls. Under the guidance of the GPE Program Director, the post holder will oversee the day to day delivery, implementation and reporting of MEAL deliverables. The post holder will be embedded within the GPE Program Management Unit (PMU with the overall leadership of GPE Program Director. The GPE program Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) coordinator takes the overall responsibility for ensuring a robust Monitoring Evaluation and Accountability and Learning system for the southern states GPE Education Program by supporting the development of a MEAL system, building the capacity of Education Staff in MEAL, developing a reporting system and coordinating and managing information management within the education program. In addition to this, She/He will liaison the education program with the area level MEAL System and implementing partners including the federal member states of South West, Hirshabelle, Galmudug, Jubbaland and Banadir to ensure timely data collection, management and use of data as well as all outcomes of MEAL processes for decision making and learning within and outside t he GPE education program.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: technically MEAL Manager and has functional reporting line with GPE program director
Staff directly reporting to this post: None
Role Dimensions: Save the Children has been working in Somalia for more than 60 years. The Country Office has over 500 staff across 14 field offices (Boroma, Burao and Hargeisa in Somaliland; Bosasso, Garowe, Galkayo and Gardo in Puntland; Beletweyne, Adaado, Abudwak, Baidoa, Kismayo, Dhobley and Mogadishu in Central South Somalia). Our Country Office coordination and administration base is in Nairobi, Kenya. In 2017, as a result of significant scale up for the countrywide drought response, our annual spend FY2017 was US$117 million and we reached more than 2 million people through our humanitarian and longer term development wor k in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Education, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Child Protection and Child Rights Governance. The Country Office manages 61 active awards totalling US$165 million from a range of governmental/institutional donors, including DFID, ECHO, EU, FFP, OFDA, and DANIDA being some of our largest.Location: Mogadishu- Somalia
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- University degree in social sciences, statics, social work, social administration, development studies, data science or other relevant academic discipline
- Minimum three years practical experience in M&E system management, coordination/implementation in a large international nongovernmental organization or other international relief/development body;
- Demonstrable track-record in data analysis and data management, with the ability to support staff and partners on M&E methodology and disseminate complex information to a range of stakeholder audiences;
- Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities;
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English, with experience working in multicultural, multi-location, values driven teams;
- Commitment to Save the Children global policies and values.
- Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
- Willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments;
- Background experience and knowledge of Education programs
- Data science
- Background experience in ICT for development specifically use mobile technology in MEAL
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Application will be closed on 2nd July 2020.
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