Save the Children Research and MEAL Lead Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

1 month ago 369

Save the Children Research and MEAL Lead Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

Save the Children Ethiopia looking for “Research and MEAL Lead”.

Applicants with a Master’s Degree may apply on or before 28th February, 2024.

The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international, non-government operated organization. It was founded in the UK in 1919, with the goal of helping improve the lives of children worldwide. The organization helps to raise money to improve children’s lives by creating better educational opportunities, better health care, and improved economic opportunities.

The Save the Children has published a job vacancy announcement on 19th February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Research and MEAL Lead to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Save the Children Job Vacancy 2024

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake continuous staff capacity assessment and develop capacity building plans
  • Provide trainings and capacity building for field-level staff as required (MEAL Coordinators working for IPs and for Area/Field Offices)
  • Ensure relevant staff receive proper orientation, induction, training to help them deliver their MEAL responsibilities
  • Set standards and agreed performance objectives for all direct reports
  • Conduct review and reflect sessions with partners on a quarterly basis based on the MEAL plan and agreed indicators; document outputs for wider sharing
  • Conduct MEAL related annual performance review of the Activity to include all implementing partners and the Activity’s core team
  • Participate in the development of annual implementation plans and ensure MEAL components (monitoring, evaluation, assessment/baseline, accountability and learning) are appropriately planned for and adequately budgeted in the implementation plan.
  • Ensure programs and key activities have SMART objectives & indicators.
  • Provide leadership for the design and implementation of research activities including developing the scope of work (SoW), timelines and associated budget.
  • Ensure evaluations are undertaken in consultation with Country Office and SCUS MEAL teams.
  • Lead/participate in program or Activity baseline study, evaluations, researches and assessment activities.
  • Synthesize data and disseminate evidence for program improvement, advocacy and campaign purposes.
  • Synthesize research, assessments, case studies, project success stories and lessons to be used for advocacy in the expansion of pre-primary education in an emergency context.
  • Ensure assessments, action research, case studies, success stories and project lessons are presented in education sector community of practice sessions.
  • Innovate with technology to find different methods for presenting data to non-experts.
  • Provide overall supervision and leadership on the MEAL functions and strategy delivery at field level.
  • Provide supervision, mentorship and professional development to MEAL staff so that staff have the required capacity and enthusiasm to undertake their responsibilities.
  • Provide oversight of MEAL budget and ensure effective and timely utilization for the appropriate MEAL activities.
  • Participate in key meetings called by the CO MEAL leadership.
  • Ensure MEAL evidence (IPTT, project performance/action trackers, etc) are used for management decision making and continuous performance improvement.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Research and MEAL Lead
  • Job Identification: 6092
  • Job Category: Business Support
  • Posting Date: 19/02/2024, 11:23
  • Apply Before: 28/02/2024, 11:23
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Locations: Addis Ababa

Minimum Requirement:


  • At least a Master’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation studies, in demography, population studies, relevant areas of social development or equivalent and other relevant fields.


  • Minimum of 8 years of programming experience within the aid sector, working in MEAL roles including in managerial/leadership responsibilities, preferably linked to one of Save the Children’s priority technical sectors (Education, Child Poverty, Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Livelihoods/resilience and WASH), and with the majority of that time focused on overseeing comprehensive MEAL systems that ensure program effectiveness and quality.
  • Understanding of both emergency/humanitarian and development contexts, with a preference for experience in both contexts.

Language Requirement:

  • Fluency in a national language required.
  • Proficient in speaking and writing English.

How to Apply Save the Children Research and MEAL Lead Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: 28th February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

View More Jobs:

Source Article