Research & Evidence Specialist
As a member of the MEEE Regional Programme Development and Quality unit (PDQ), the Research & Evidence specialist will be primarily contributing to two regional programmes. The post holder will work closely with regional programme managers and take lead in developing and ensuring Monitoring & Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) function within the regional programmes’ frameworks, plan and execute MEAL framework, measure and demonstrate our impact on children, adolescents and youth, increase quality in our programming and help us to be accountable to children and key stakeholders.
In order to be successful you will bring/have:
* Minimum 5 years of experience in research and / or MEAL role in INGO sector preferably;
* Education to Masters level in social sciences, political sciences, economics, etc
* Experience in social research, both qualitative and quantitative methods, analysis and report writing.
* Experience with learning exercises, including management of assessments and evaluations
* Understanding of fragile state contexts
* Strong commitment to gender equality and social justice
* Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
* A high level of written and spoken English is a must, Arabic is strongly recommended.
We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector, this role is based on International/National bases, and the duration of the contract is 12 months.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three 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
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
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.