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Publicado el 18 de Mayo de 2023

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator (PASC)

Fecha límite: 14 de Junio de 2023

The Opportunity

The position will be based in: Panama, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia, Peru.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator (PASC)


As a key member of the vibrant and dynamic LAC Regional Civil Society Program, you will lead monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning processes for the regional program with a focus on measuring impact in organizational capacity development, civic space, child activism and child rights. In particular, you will lead the development of monitoring and evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) system and mechanisms for the regional program and ensure the quality and sustainability of the systems put in place. You will also be responsible for strenghening capacity in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning within the partner organizations across the region, adapting MEAL support programmes to address the needs of a wide range of partners. 


•       Provide technical leadership to improve the program’s MEAL system and explore innovative opportunities to pilot new approaches to measure civil society strengthening and child rights. 

•       Provide MEAL guidance and technical support for planning and reporting processes, including assisting partners to effectively utilise reporting tools to articulate impact.

•       Ensure application of effective monitoring, tracking, and reporting systems, tools and templates that enable and enhance regular monitoring of outputs and programme quality generate quality evidence.

•       Ensure partners are equipped for routine collection, analysis and use of evidence, including disaggregation for gender, disability and the most marginalised and deprived, to document impact, innovate and learn what work for children, and inform management, policy, and programme solutions. This includes needs and baseline assessments, feasibility studies, evaluations, and research, and responsible data management.

•       Coordinate the commissioning of internal and external reviews, evaluations, real-time evaluations, and lessons learned exercises by supporting the development of Terms of Reference, participating in evaluations, building local participatory evaluation capacity etc.  

•       Liaise with staff in the region, other regions, and at the Centre/global level, to identify and promote MEAL capacity building opportunities for partner organizations.

•       Provide distance and face-to-face training and coaching/mentoring on MEAL systems, tools, processes, including software for data collection and analysis.


To be successful, you will bring/have:

Degree in relevant field. A degree in relation to monitoring and evaluation (e.g. in knowledge management, evaluation, etc.), international development, or in one or more of Save the Children’s thematic areas (e.g. education, public health, nutrition, child protection, child rights and emergency response) is considered a plus.
Fluency in English and Spanish, with strong written and verbal communication skills. 
Substantial MEAL experience, preferably in the development sector.
MEAL training, coaching and capacity building experience. 
Experience in implementing MEAL systems, including in quantitative and qualitative data collection and management. 
Experience of supporting and developing programmatic staff with different backgrounds and expertise.
Strong team player, proactive and flexible.  
Culturally sensitive, with effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Proven analytical and problem-solving skills in order to understand the range and content of humanitarian and development programmes and provide practical solutions to operational challenges.
Ability to manage and prioritise unpredictable workload, including the ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major emergencies.
Willingness to travel within the region and internationally (varying but could be up to 20% of the time)
Desirable: Experience in child-focused programming, experience in civil society strengthening and organizational capacity development, experience of working within a complex and matrix organisation structure

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.

The Organisation

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.

Application Information:

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. 

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.


All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Early applications will have priority. Qualified candidates could be interviewed before de application closing date.

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