Dec 29, 2020

MEAL Coordinator

  • Save The Children -Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
FULL_TIME Management Jobs in Ethiopia NGO Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Job Title: MEAL Coordinator

The position holder will also be the main focal point and the go-to person for GPE/ school feeding program and other emergency projects’ data processing and related information.  Based in Robe, s/he will maintain the data base backups, produce reports, share information to central team, project team and follow guidance for data coders/sources. S/he will be responsible for the overall data quality assessment and provide regular feedback to hub MEAL manager and field staff.

The position holder will be responsible for coordinating the MEAL activities of integrated health and nutrition projects in Woredas of Bale zone, Oromia region. S/He will ensure all data related to the projects are entered and analysed to inform and guide project implementation.

The position holder will also be the main focal point and the go-to person for SRH/Family planning, GPE/school feeding and other emergency MEAL activities and Field office reports.  Based in Robe, s/he will maintain the data base backups, produce reports, share information to MEAL unit, project team and follow guidance for data coders/sources. S/he will be responsible for the overall data quality assessment and provide regular feedback to hub manager and field staff.

 

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

 

MINIMUM QUALFICATION, EXPEREINCE, COMPETENCIES

QUALIFICATION

 

  • BSc/BA/ MSc/MA degree in an area of public health, statistics, economics, social development or equivalent
  • BSc/BA/ MSc/MA degree in an area of public health, statistics, economics, social development or equivalent.
  • Recommended a minimum of five years, among these three years NGO experience in a MEA role in both emergency and development contexts, preferably with solid experience in more than one of the following priority sectors: health and nutrition, and emergencies
  • Good leadership, coordination and management experience.
  • Knowledge of latest health related technical guidelines and standards in emergency nutrition, health and WASH.
  • Experience in community based management of malnutrition (CMAM) and primary health care (PHC).
  • Good knowledge on indicator performance tracking (IPTT) and output tracker (OT)
  • Monitor quality implementation program based on woreda quality bench mark tools
  • Demonstrated ability for leadership and independent decision making 
  • Strong interpersonal skills & excellent team player.
  • Willingness and ability to work in hardship environment and meet tight deadlines.
  • Cultural and gender sensitivity
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Afan Oromo (advantageous)

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITY

  • Strong training skill
  • Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices, flexibility in working long hours and ability to work with incoming surge teams;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
  • Teams, in the event of emergencies

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.  Please add further detail here as required.  For example: This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

Salary as per scale of organization and competitive benefit packages like medical insurance 

 

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

 

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.