Save the Children Job Vacancy: Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant, Kupang - NTT

Save the Children in Indonesia is changing for the better. We've begun to build a national organization that aims to be a strong, local, and self-sustaining voice for children in Indonesia. To this end, SC Indonesia has been designated as a “Prospect Member”. As ‘Prospect Member’ Indonesia has been identified as part of the next way of new member development, which focuses on strengthening and localizing our voice for children in strategic middle income countries. Indonesia has been authorized by member ballot to start fundraising locally as a first step towards building a financially sustainable local organization. Future work will also involve developing a strong local governance structure and building key partnerships with local government, the private sector, local civil society among others. Success of the pilot phase will set the Indonesia on a pathway to full membership. We are currently seeking to fill the following position:

Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant
1 Position in Kupang, NTT

Making Early Education Matter Through Books and Community Action (MEMBACA) 2 Project  is a literacy boost program developed by Save the Children which is implemented in Kupang district. The aims to improve quality of education and focusing on boosting the literacy skill of early grade students.  We will reach 1700 children in 12 primary schools. We will build the capacities of 12  schools principals, 5 schools supervisors, 36  schools committee members  and  72 primary school teachers. MEMBACA  will work with 360 parents and  8 head of villages to plan and deliver quality education services. We will work together primarily with the District Planning Offices (Bappeda) and Education Offices (DEO) for the coordination and implementation of the Activity.  The Activity will be implemented in Kupang districts of NTT province, over 3,6 years.

The Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Assistant will be responsible to  ensure proper design and  implementation  of  the  MEAL  system  including  disseminating  results  to   stakeholders,  and  involving children and community members.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Public health/ Statistic/ Education/ Social science
  • Proven experience in research or monitoring or evaluation.
  • Excellent in social and in interpersonal skills.
  • Familiar with in statistical software: Excel, SSPS, SPINX, STATA.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively within set time frames and with demonstrated impact.
  • Proven experience of working closely within team.
  • Independently travel to field regularly.
  • Proven experiences in working with children.
  • Proven skills on community development and mobilization and work closely with key stakeholders.
  • Have experiences work in West Timor (desirable), ability to speak local language is preferable
  • Ability to communicate and writing in English
  • Knowledge and skills in methods to promote improvements in early grade primary education on literacy skills
  • Proven skills to develop an implementation plan and then efficiently implement activities
  • Exposure to the non-profit sector and/or developing countries is preferred
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in
To apply for this position, please click this link HERE
Closing date for application is up to June 6, 2019
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)