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MEAL Officer

Save the Children International

This is a Full-time position in Zambia posted 22/04/2021.

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Save the Children International


Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children. Our Vision is a world in which every child attains the right to
survival, protection, development and participation. In Zambia, Save the
Children works in the following Thematic areas: , Health& Nutrition,
Child Protection, Child Rights Governance and Child Poverty; including
Humanitarian response. Save the Children wishes to invite qualified
individuals to apply for the following position:

Position: MEAL Officer Child Protection
Duty Station: Lusaka

Role Purpose:

The Project Officer-MEAL will support the Child Protection (CP) team in MEAL
processes across the five CP awards. The incumbent will further consolidate
and scale up Save the children work on research, capacity building and
advocacy activities at both community, district, provincial and national
level, to ensure accountability on the delivery of child rights by government
and local stakeholders. This will be achieved through strengthening of
partner’s capacity in monitoring and documentation of key project outcomes.
Supporting the strengthening of partner’ structures to influence good
practices in project implementation in Child Protection, in line Save the
Children’s three breakthrough. Project Officer-MEAL will work closely with the
CP Program Manager and Program Coordinators, MEAL staff within SCI and other
MEAL staff from implementing partners.
Reports to: Program Manager – Child Protection with dotted line to the MEAL
Staff directly reporting to this post: None


Monitoring and Evaluation

> Conduct site visits to assess project progress.
> Development of relevant data collection tools
> Support Child Protection team in the use of relevant data collection/monitoring tools
> Work with the MEAL team in conducting studies/assessments
> Capacity building of partner staff in the use of SCI MEAL tools
> Facilitate timely partner reporting to SCI


> Implement accountability mechanisms at field level, such as complaints response mechanisms.
> Ensure that activities are carried out to raise awareness of prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse and handling of serious complaints in line with child safeguarding policy.


> Tap into internal and external best practice in the MEAL sector and help to introduce this for the benefit of the country programme.

Technical Assistance

> Support capacity building of Implementing Partners in Result Based reporting of Child Protection interventions on the programme.
> Support partner finance due diligence, assessments, vetting, selection processes and be part of the process of awarding sub grants/sub-contracts.
> Support review of sub-grantees proposals and budgets.
> Support capacity building of implementing partners in documentation.

Documentation and Reporting

> Timely preparation and submission of programme reports (monthly, semi-annual, annual) to the donors.
> Review of Implementing Partner reports and providing feedback.

The post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within
reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.


> A minimum of Bachelor Degree in Economics, Demography or Development Studies.
> At least 3 years of relevant working experience with right-based issues; preferably children’s rights within civil society sector;
> Strong knowledge of Children’s rights and governance.
> Demonstrated skills in the design of human rights projects
> Experience in proposal development
> Good analytical and report writing skills
> Flexible and adaptable to dynamic changes and fast-paced work environment

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have
regular contact with or access to children or young people.

How to Apply: follow [ this link


The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 30th April 2021. Only
short listed candidates will be notified.

Save the Children reserves the right to re advertise if suitable applicants
are not found.

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