Head of MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) – Responsable Pays du Suivi, Evaluation, Redevabilité et Apprentissage – Abidjan

Save the Children

Head of MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) – Responsable Pays du Suivi, Evaluation, Redevabilité et Apprentissage – Abidjan Recruitment’s notice

The Head of MEAL will work with the Country Office, the Field Offices, the regional MEAL, MEAL teams across the world and the HQ. He/she will be expected to lead on MEAL system design and implementation, evaluations, research, MEAL budgeting, recruitment as well as support proposal writing and log frame development at national level.

The post holder will be expected to mentor and/or capacity build existing country programme staff, as well as oversee the MEAL team.



  • 8-10 years’ of progressively experience in program and/or MEAL management, preferably with solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, protection, rights governance, health and nutrition, and emergencies
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Strong experience in leading and managing team
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets
  • Demonstrated strong monitoring and evaluation skills, including planning/participating in evaluations
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Computer literate and fully proficient in Word and Excel, excellent quantitative skills and extensive knowledge of electronic data collection methods and challenges, with the capacity to analyse and present statistical data in a user-friendly manner
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports


  • Experience in building capacities of staff and partners on MEAL or statistics related issues
  • Experience of, and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands on implementation capacity
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Good organisational skills, the ability to pay close attention to detail and report in a timely manner.
  • A flexible and initiative-taking attitude with the ability to be proactive in working with others and have very good interpersonal skills

Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles

Contract length : 12 Mois renouvelables


We employ around 25,000 people worldwide and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises or those in need of better healthcare, education and child protection. . We also campaign and advocate at the highest level, to realize children’s rights and to make their voices heard

We are working on three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

  • All children have a quality basic education and that,

  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We understand 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, as well as a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity and integrity are highly valued

How to apply?

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter in a single document, also mentioning your current salary and your salary expectations for this position. A full version of the job description can be found below

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