MEAL Coordinator Overview
Are you looking for a meaningful career opportunity that aligns with your values and aspirations?
CARE Ghana invites you to join our dedicated team and make a positive impact on education in the country.
We’re committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and rewarding work environment where your talents can flourish.
If you’re passionate about education, monitoring, evaluation, and learning, the role of MEAL Coordinator might be the perfect fit for you. Related to NGO jobs in Ghana
About CARE Ghana:
CARE Ghana is part of the global CARE community, known for its core values of Transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Equality, and Excellence. Our mission is clear: to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. We not only offer exceptional career growth opportunities for Ghanaians, especially women and young individuals, but we also foster a sense of belonging in a global community that shares our passion for positive change.
Why Choose CARE Ghana:
At CARE Ghana, we value our employees’ well-being and job satisfaction as much as their performance. Here’s what you can expect:
Generous compensation and benefits package.
Flexible working conditions for a healthy work-life balance.
An inclusive workplace that celebrates diversity and welcomes people from all backgrounds.
Ongoing support and opportunities for professional growth and development.
The MEAL Coordinator Role:
Job Title: MEAL Coordinator
Duty Station: Tamale, Northern Region
As the MEAL Coordinator, you’ll play a pivotal role in supporting the USAID/GHANA STRENGTHENING ACCOUNTABILITY IN GHANA’S EDUCATION SYSTEM (SAGES) SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING ACTIVITY, led by CARE in consortium with partners such as AfriKids, Community Development Alliance (CDA), Crown Agents, Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), and School for Life.
Developing and Maintaining an Enabling Environment for Robust MEAL:
Build strong relationships with partner M&E staff in the Zone of Influence (ZOI) to prioritize MEAL.
Create data collection guidelines, instruments, and standards to ensure relevant data collection for the SAGES Systems Strengthening MEAL system.
Support planning, logistics, and coordination of consultants and technical assistance visits.
Building Staff Capacity in MEAL:
Design and lead M&E training programs based on the SAGES Systems Strengthening Activity’s plan.
Provide hands-on technical assistance to staff in designing, monitoring, evaluation, learning, and reporting.
Develop and implement a strategy to support staff and partners in MEAL activities.
MEAL Technical Support:
Ensure data quality in line with CARE and USAID standards and facilitate data use.
Develop MEAL calendars, work plans, tracking tools, etc., for effective monitoring.
Support various MEAL activities, including training, data collection, data cleaning, and report generation.
Co-author reports and review external independent evaluations.
Skills and Qualifications:
Knowledge in tools like XLSForm, STATA/SPSS, and qualitative data analysis software.
Familiarity with the USAID project cycle (ADS 201).
Strong data analysis and report writing skills.
Proficiency in Excel, Word, Teams, and Outlook.
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, or related field with 5 years’ experience, or Master’s Degree with at least 3 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation in a donor-funded environment.
How to Apply:
If you’re excited about this opportunity, submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line.
The submission deadline is Monday, 02 October 2023. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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Join Us and Make a Difference:
At CARE Ghana, we believe that diversity, inclusivity, and safety are paramount. We strive to create a workplace where everyone’s voice is heard and respected.
Join us on this journey to end global poverty and create a brighter future for all. Your passion and expertise can drive the change we all seek. Apply today!