Consortium Senior MEAL Advisor job post at

  • Full Time
  • Kampala

Save the Children

S/He will ensure the production of high quality, well-written MEAL products. The role holder will be responsible for ensuring coordination among consortium partners through well-organized meetings and workshops, and will attend relevant working groups and fora on behalf of the Consortium Management Unit. The Consortium Senior MEAL Advisor will ensure that a functioning accountability mechanism is in place, and that all MEAL activities are implemented with consideration for child safeguarding policies and practices.


Reports to: Education in Emergencies Director

Staff reporting to this post: 2 x MEAL Coordinators

Budget Responsibilities: None

Role Dimensions: The Consortium Senior MEAL Advisor will be responsible for maintaining good working relationships with MEAL focal points at partner organizations, MEAL counterparts as the ERP Secretariat and providing representation at external forums as necessary. This includes coordinating complex, multi-stakeholder activities. It is expected that the Senior MEAL Advisor will travel to project sites to support the implementation of MEAL activities.

To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following:

  • At least a Master’s Degree in either Statistics, Development Studies, Information Systems with Post Graduate training in M&E or Project planning and Management.
  • Minimum of five years working experience in monitoring and evaluation (preferably in education/protection related programmes with an International NGO).
  • Experience of developing comprehensive MEAL plans, ToRs, data collection tools and
  • Knowledge and use of various survey methods for monitoring of different programs.
  • Experience of conducting learning assessments, such as ASER, EGRA, EGMA, SGRA, SGMA
  • Experience of training and mentoring community-based volunteers, Sub-County and District stakeholders in data collection, data management and reporting.
  • Experience working with multiple partners as part of a consortium (ideally focused on Education or Child Protection)
  • Strong planning and coordination skills, and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing priorities
  • Strong analytical skills, with experience of analysing complex primary data, and generating high quality written reports
  • Experience in the design, operationalisation and monitoring of accountability mechanisms
  • A solutions-focused approach to work, and the ability to provide recommendations to direct reports and supervisors
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Willingness to travel to support project activities as required
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills. Software used includes Microsoft Office (especially Excel). Experience using SPSS and GIS applications is an advantage. Must have experience with KOBO Collect.
  • Team Management Experience

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Application closes on 17th February 2023 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents


Save the Children International is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We want our people to be truly representative of all sections of society. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, disabilities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve our beneficiaries better. We are guided by our values in everything we do, and recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for children around the world.



The Organization
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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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