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Title: MEAL Manager (FFO/BMZ) Somali National

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.


The MEAL Manager takes the overall responsibility of monitoring, evaluation, and knowledge management components of the BMZ and FFO portfolio and develop robust and comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plans for each project, develop M&E Frameworks and track key project milestones according to the project results frameworks.  The MEAL Manager will also maintain the portfolio learning agenda and lead the research and evaluations under BMZ and FFO projects to ensure timely, rigorous and robust evidence that informs program designs, decisions and learning outcomes. The MEAL Manager will work closely with the Country Research team, Area MEAL managers, and Program team to demonstrate the impact of our work and value for money.



  • Minimum of degree in an area of social development, economic, statistics or equivalent.
  • A degree in a development field, social science, economics, or relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience in M&E system coordination/implementation in a large international non-governmental organization or other international relief/development body.
  • Demonstrated ability in data analysis, project design, monitoring, and evaluation of development activities.
  • Experience developing results frameworks, logical frameworks, or similar tools for project design is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in realistic indicator development, study design, and data analysis—in multiple sectors.
  • Experience using knowledge management software or database is highly desired and proven knowledge and skills of statistical packages (SPSS, STATA, sphinx etc…)
  • Experience with statistical analysis, database, and/or data visualization software such as ODK, ONA, R, NVIVO, PowerBI
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports. A high level of written and spoken English
  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values, and principles and strong commitment to the values and objectives of Save the Children
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and extensive experience in monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning, in both development and humanitarian programs, preferably with an INGO.

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.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents.

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