Title: MEAL Coordinator – NORAD Framework Programme – Somali National


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Role Purpose:

To provide technical leadership on Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning to Norad framework programme (2019-2023). This is a multi-year and multi-sector programme that aims to improve the educational attainment of deprived children, especially girls, boys and children with disability, ensuring that girls and boys are safe and protected from all forms of risk and abuses in their schools, homes and communities, and ensure children’s rights are uphold. The work will be done through partnership with national/ sub-national and local actors. The Programme will be implemented across four regions in south central Somalia (Galgadud and Banadir) and Puntland (Karkar and Nugal) regions, and with Hiran Being potential expansion area in 2020. The programme will work across 62 schools by and directly reach of 21,540 children. Child protection and child right  governance  interventions will be implemented in all programme areas ( Galgadud,Banadir/Hiran , karkar and Nugaal regions of Somalia.

The MEAL Coordinator will work under the leadership of the Norad framework Program Manager and technical support from Head of REALM to focus on increasing program’s ability to document the progress and impact of the work, and to provide relevant information for a results based programme management. This will include to advise implementing and coordinate with the Norad team and on key information needs, data management (based on the logical framework), and data dissemination to ensure an effective information flow, improved documentation and solid results based programme reporting and decision making for program improvement.





  • Minimum Four years practical experience in M&E system coordination/implementation in international non-governmental organisation
  • Experience in working on education and child protection program
  • Familiar with education measurements tools like EGRA, EGMA etc
  • Familiarity with MEAL systems of international organisation and experience in leading team on implementation of such system
  • Demonstrable track-record in data tracking and evaluation, with the ability to support staff and partners on M&E methodology and analyse and disseminate complex information to a range of stakeholder audiences
  • Practical knowledge or experience of working in humanitarian response and recovery at a technical senior level position
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • Experience in data analysis Excel, Statistical Packages and STATA and data visualization packages like PowerBi.
  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English, with experience working in multicultural, multi-location, values driven teams.

·       Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies

·       Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in a matrix management environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

How to Apply

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