MEAL Manager CECIE (FCDO_SSEIPII Pillar 3) - Tenders Global


Save the Children

The Role: MEAL Manager CECIE (FCDO_SSEIPII Pillar 3)

Save the Children is recruiting for an upcoming, anticipated project, Community Engagement for all Children’s Improved Education (CECIE) project. The project seeks to improve access, safety, learning, and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes of adolescent girls and children with disability across six districts: Kailahun, Pujehun, Bo, Moyamba, Falaba, and Tonkolili. The anticipated project would be implemented by a consortium of 6 national and international partners over a period of 5 years.

The MEAL Manager will provide leadership to the MEAL component of the FCDO SSEIP II Pillar 3 NGO consortium which seeks to reach at least 110,000 12-17 girls and children with disabilities across 6 districts. The postholder will work with other key roles to address key barriers that hinder access, retention and attainment of the educational goals of adolescent girls and children with disabilities in Sierra Leone, providing opportunities for both to thrive in education and learning. S/he will target and measure results at three levels: i) selected catchment communities, ii) Junior Secondary Schools (JSS), Senior Secondary Schools (SSS) and SRH catchment areas, and iii) district wide.

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


  • A minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Statistics, Education, Economics, or any other relevant discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • An advanced degree or post graduate certificate in Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation or Educational Testing and Measurement, is desirable, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in education MEAL is an added advantage


  • At least 5 years hands-on experience in monitoring evaluation and research work in education sector or related development fields.
  • Significant experience in designing and maintenance of program management information systems and tools
  • Understands and able to develop terms of reference (ToRs) for, independent consultants, supervision of independent consultants, and reviewing research/evaluation reports.
  • Significantly demonstrated programme management and/or advisory experience in educational measurement, monitoring, evaluation and research-related roles.
  • Excellent community skills, including community-led planning monitoring and evaluation; and management information systems (CBMIS).
  • Good personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Good communication ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
  • Willingness to travel to field offices and work in difficult environment from time to time.
  • Ability to work within a multicultural setting


    • Experience in more than one country is an advantage.
      • Experience with substantive participation of children/ adolescents in programming.
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and resourceful, proactive in identifying and addressing challenges, yet consulting and asking for assistance as needed/relevant.
    • Ability and willingness to travel to project communities and stay in basic conditions.

Additional job responsibilities

The job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the Post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.


Closing date: 08th February, 2023. -Kindly note that this publication is contingent to funding.

The Organization

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 realize 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.


Applicants are advised that

Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process and we maintain zero tolerance for dual employment. Any request in this direction should be immediately

Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document and salary expectations for this role.

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