MEAL Officer

Announced Date:  2020-05-04
Last Deadline:  2020-05-31

Organization: Save the Children
City: Faryab
Job Location: Faryab
Job Category: Other
Vacancy No: 200002E4
Employeement: FullTime
No of Job(s): 1
Experience: Proven experience in the field of MEAL with intern
Education: University degree in development studies
Contract Duration:
Salary Scale: As Per Organization Salary Scale
Nationality: Afghan
Gender: Male/Female
Deadline: 2020-05-31

About Save the Children

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.

SCI - Afghanistan

 Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers

Job Description


The MEAL Assistant  will be working to provide day-to-day MEAL related support to the implementation of an integrated health, nutrition, and MHPSS project. S/he will ensure that communities have to opportunity to give feedback, that communities are satisfied with the quality of services, and that services can be accessed by those in need irrespective of age, gender or mobility.



Conduct/support conducting regular surveys as per project requirements and documenting results/findings
Verifying baseline and pre-project information
Coordinate with the MEAL team and project staff and document lessons learnt and findings
Provide inputs and support to the MEAL team in developing their MEAL systems including focus group discussions with adults and children; access to the hotline; and feedback boxes where appropriate
Ensure the maintenance of both qualitative and quantitative data
In collaboration with the Community Health and nutrition promoter , mobilise and make communities aware on project objectives, outputs and activities and MEAL systems and SCI Child Safeguarding Policies.
Facilitate project and activities information at all events such as training and workshops
Support and maintain project monitoring tools, databases, quality benchmarks and project reporting data
Lead on the establishment of feedback mechanisms in all MHT locations that are supported by the project
Whenever required, give company to representatives of project stakeholders during joint-monitoring visits.
Report Child Safeguarding and/or sexual exploitation cases if observed.
Other duties as required in line with the skills, experience and role.


BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
willing to take disciplined risks.


honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

Job Requirement


University degree in development studies, social science, or any other relevant technical credential




Proven experience in the field of MEAL with international organizations
Previous experience in insecure areas
Maturity and confidence in dealing with the staff of government institutions, and communities.
Excellent communication (both oral and written) in English and local languages
Team player
Computer proficiency, especially related to professional office software packages (Microsoft Office)


Additional job responsibilities

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

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

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.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Submission Guideline

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and cover letter in the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.

Applicants can login to the online application system by copying and pasting the following link intro their web browser. Returning users will need to enter their username and password, first time users will need to create a user account.

It is recommended that you save your username and password for future job applications through the online system.

Submission E-mail

Interested applicants can go to link and apply online for this vacancy :