Level 3: √ the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
The Save the Children in Tanzania MEAL Officer takes a coordination responsibility of operationalizing the SCI MEAL system and approach for SCI programmes. The post-holder will be expected to coordinate MEAL system implementation including monitoring of program quality; rolling out accountability initiatives, supporting program evaluations and on MEAL budgeting. The MEAL Officer will support project research works for innovative programming to achieve the project-desired change. The post-holder will support MEAL teams based in Mainland and Zanzibar Offices, partner’s staffs in data consolidation and management and quality management of project implementation; The MEAL Officer will be expected to coordinate MEAL capacity building of SCI project staff and partners for successful delivery and attainment of project objectives.
|SCOPE OF ROLE:
Save the Children has been operational in Tanzania since 1986 providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered in support of Government of Tanzania priorities and policies both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, nutrition, HIV/TB and emergency response. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined programmes of SCUK, SCUS, SC Sweden to create a single operation in Tanzania. We currently have an operational presence in Dodoma, Singida, Iringa, Rukwa, Morogoro, Shinyanga, Zanzibar, Songwe and Kigoma as well as Dar es Salaam and we work through partners in other parts of the country. We employ nearly 100 staff and have an annual operating budget of approximately $10 million.
Reports to: MEAL Specialist
Dimensions: Maintains strong linkages with the Technical Specialists for Education, Child Protection, Child Rights Governance and Proposal Development Officer
Staff directly reporting to this post: None
|KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Together with the MEAL team and in collaboration with Program Development and Quality team and partners, the MEAL Officer will be responsible for establishing and promoting the use of MEAL systems to ensure that the SCI team and partners:
Program Monitoring, Assessments, Evaluations and Reporting
Accountability and Organisational Learning
Staff Management, Mentorship, and Development
All staff have an obligation to ensure they fully understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, the Code of Conduct and related policies. They must conduct themselves in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in their personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.
All staff must ensure the way they are carrying out their work is not putting children at risk (or further risk).
|COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
Applying Technical and Professional Expertise:
Developing self and others:
Problem Solving and Decision Making:
Working effectively with others
|BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
|Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures;
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.
|Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy
|Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
Date advertised: 13 Aug 2020
Closing date: 27 Aug 2020 – 23:59 EAT
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Department: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
Type: Fixed-term contract
Closing Date : 27th August, 2020.