MEAL Advisor

Save the Children , London, United Kingdom

Skill Required:, HR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
22nd January, 2017

Job Description

The Opportunity

As we start the implementation of our new global strategy, we are recruiting a MEAL Advisor for our London office on a 1 year fixed term contract, with the strong likelihood of extension.

In this role you will support world-class Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) systems and practice across our International Programs, and be a key member of our Global Impact team supporting the roll out of integrated MEAL approaches across the organisation. We believe that we will achieve the most impact for children by innovating, and using evidence to help continually improve the quality of our programming for children.

In order to be successful you will bring:

  • Substantial Monitoring and Evaluation experience, including working within complex matrixed organisations, and ideally within both development and emergency contexts in multiple countries
  • Strong practical experience in project/program Monitoring and Evaluation (preferably field based)
  • Knowledge and experience with a range of MEAL tools and techniques
  • Experience in strengthening the demand for data and facilitating the use of information in the decision-making process
  • Demonstrable experience in public speaking, delivering trainings and workshops

On a personal level you will have a high level of cultural awareness, highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.

The role offers a competitive package in the context of the sector.

Save the Children

We employ approximately 17,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 60 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise children's rights and ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards 3 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

Application information

If you're interested in this role, please send us a letter explaining why you would be suited for the role, your current and expected salary together with your CV. Please send this all as a single document. 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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