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Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal — that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.5 million children who today will receive a Mary’s Meals. Mary’s Meals Malawi is our largest school feeding programme and reaches over 30% of the primary school aged children, in Malawi, and we work closely with schools and community volunteers who help prepare and serve the nutritious meals every school day.

Post: Programme Manager - Monitoring Evaluation and Learning

Job purpose

Reporting to the DHOP, the PM MEL (Programme Manager Monitoring Evaluation and Learning) will lead the MEL section by enhancing quality through programme monitoring, evaluation, accountability, reporting and capacity building of programme staff and programme partners in data management. In addition, the position is responsible for institutional donor applications, implementation and reporting, impact assessment and baseline activities.

The PM MEL is committed to guarantee learning is spread across the programme department and that capacity building on data management is conducted consistently at different level to ensure high standards in programme delivery. S/he will play a key role in development and adherence to strategic and implementation plans.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A university degree (BA, BSc) in the economics, statistics, mathematics, epidemiology, community health or any other social or health sciences. Post graduate degree an added advantage.
  • Good command of English and fluency in one or more local languages.
  • A minimum of 3 (three) year work experience as senior manager in a similar position.
  • Excellent knowledge of MEL systems and processes.
  • Knowledge of school feeding Programmes.
  • Proven experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
  • Proven experience in proposal and report writing.
  • Proven IT skills, advanced skills in MS Office software.
  • Excellent in establishing clear accountabilities — Who, what, by when, and with what resume’s.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Focused – pay attention to the things that matter most.
  • Ability to develop strategies and translate them into action.
  • Innovator – Consistently looks for novel ways to solve new problems.
  • Highly analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to inspire commitment and engagement in the team.
  • Ability to build high performing teams.
  • Effective communicator who leads by example.
  • Resilient and able to remain positive in difficult circumstances.
  • Passion for continuous learning and improvement.
  • Experience of working with an international not-for-profit organisation with experience in managing institutional grants from major donors (EU, DFID.
  • A valid driver’s licence (vehicle).

How to apply

If you would like to join our global family and would relish the chance to make a difference to the lives of thousands of children across the world, we’d love to hear from you.

Applications stating expected net salary and CV (including contacts for three professional referees) should be e-mailed to:

Email: malawi.vacancies@marysmeals.org

indicating the position title and applicant’s name in the subject line. All attached files should be saved under the applicant’s name. Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, 9th December 2019. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For full job description please visit www.marysmeals.org

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