Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator | Save the Children

Company: Save the Children

Job Location: Phnom Penh

​ផុតកំណត់:ថ្ងៃទី 26 មេសា 2017

Job Description:

Save the Children's mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children programs focus on Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Rights Governance, Child Protection, Child Poverty and Humanitarian. We work with government partners and local NGOs to improve children's lives, especially marginalized and disadvantaged children. Save the Children is seeking a qualified and motivated candidate to fill the position of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator based in Phnom Penh with some travel to provincial offices.

The Purpose of the Role
The Families Are Stronger Together (FAST) project funded by USAID aims to ensure that children are cared for in a safe family environment by developing a well-functioning comprehensive care system in Cambodia which can respond effectively to the needs of vulnerable children and families. The overall project will focus on four key objectives: government systems strengthening; direct response through developing a strong social welfare workforce; prevention care model. Activities delivered under the first phase of this project will deliver critical programmatic clearing and establish a model for collective action toward an ultimate desired learning impact of reducing the number of children living outside family care in Cambodia.

The MEAL Coordinator will guide and oversee the implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and related requirements for the USAID-funded FAST project, in compliance with FAST project and Save the Children Global Indicators. S/he is responsible for ensuring that USAID M&E and reporting requirements are met in a timely and high quality manner. S/he will work closely with Project Director; Child Protection Specialist, consortium implementing partners (NGOs) and the Save the Children Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to ensure that relevant project data and information are collected, checked, verified, entered into database, consolidated, ad analyzed. The project has a strong learning component with emphasis on research, piloting, and documentation.

- Degree in social sciences or fields relevant to social research, data management, monitoring and evaluation;
- Minimum of 4-5 years of relevant working experience in M&E including tools development, data collection, and data management, preferably with child protection elements;
- Related experience in project frameworks, performance measurement, indicator selection, quantitative and qualitative data collection and tracking systems, and analysis methodologies;
- Proven ability to prepare M&E plans and reports;
- Knowledge of database software and operations, preferably advanced IT, Excel, Epi-data, Map-information, SPSS and Access;
- Strong organizational, inter-person/cross cultural communication and time-management skills while working in a diverse and dynamic team setting in a challenging environment;
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
- Excellent written and spoken English;

- Experience with relevant USAID work;
- Existing relationships with local NGO and Government partners;
- Bright, analytical, independent and reliable person;
- Ability to work with minimal supervision, and solve problems independently;
- Ability to identify and solve issues relating to monitoring and evaluation.

How to apply:

A detailed job description is available on our website: or at the address below.
Interested applicants are requested to submit a CV and cover letter to or post at Save the Children office.
The deadline for application is 26th April 2017 at 17:00.

''All recruitment practices and procedures reflect Save the Children's commitment to protecting children form abuse''.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified women and people with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified interview.
Submitted documents will not be returned.

Save the Children:P.O.Box 34,Villa 5,Street 242, Sangkat Chaktomouk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh,
Phone: (855) 23 223 403/4/5/6, CCC Box 59,


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