Start Funds MEAL Officer

Save the Children UK
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Jan 02

Position description

Do you want to play a key role in an organisation which stands up for children? Join Save the Children as our Start Funds MEAL Officer and play an important role in strengthening the quality and coverage of monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) activities for the Start Network funds. 

In our Humanitarian department, we fight for children every single day. We integrate emergency and development work, through our country programmes. We increase our capacity to meet the assistance and protection needs of children and their families affected by crises. We go the extra mile - and we don't rest until the work is done.

As Start Funds MEAL Officer you will play an important role to support the ongoing MEAL activities for the Start Funds to enhance its performance, learning, and accountability. The role will provide an exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic rapid humanitarian financing mechanism and learn about various innovative and practical MEAL initiatives in the humanitarian sector.

In addition you will:

  • Be responsible for the analysis used at Start Funds' committees/groups and other external fora as required
  • Provide support to strengthen managementinformation systems and processes for data quality, storage and visualization
  • Collaborate with the Start Funds and other Start Network teams to strengthen their quality and accountability practices towards members, partners, and affectedpopulations
  • Supportevaluationutilisation through various processes and initiatives
  • Be responsible for conducting learning needs analyses, delivering project cycle learning activities and closing the learning feedback loops
  • Support various thematic research, reviews, studies and learning products according to the MEAL work plan.

To be successful you will need to have excellent data analysis skills and previous humanitarian field or head office experience. You will have to be a result driven professional with an ability to manage multiple workstreams and demonstrable experience of strong teamwork capabilities and collaboration.

Willingness to travel regularly and language skills in French, Spanish or Arabic are desirable.

At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

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