Save the Children announces vacancy for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead – Equity and Inclusion in Education. Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.

This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.


Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners from civil societies and government, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We reach approximately two million population and invest over 30 million US dollars annually to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in Health and Nutrition, Education, Child Rights and Governance and Child Protection, Child Poverty, HIV and AIDS, and Humanitarian.

The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Lead develops and implements the Monitoring and Evaluation systems for all project activities to track progress and regularly improve the project. This individual is responsible for ensuring development and operationalization of a high-quality MEAL system and a quality improvement process and reporting on a large-scale USAID-funded education project. The M&E Lead will incorporate best practices to ensure information collected is accurate, timely and disseminated appropriately in high quality reports.  The M&E Lead will also use these findings to improve the program and achieve the objectives.  This individual will also be actively involved in promoting learning through documentation of lessons learned and developing approaches for community analysis and using data for making thoughtful decisions. 

This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.


  • Master’s degree  in Statistics, Mathematics or related field is required.



  • Minimum 7 (5 for GSI Group) years’  experience in monitoring and evaluation related to: education, literacy or other related fields.
  • Prior experience overseeing and ensuring the success of MEAL systems in USAID-funded education projects including ensuring approval of MEAL plan, reporting on approved education projects, and successfully completing annual data quality assessments.
  • Strong analytical skills and an understanding of monitoring, evaluation and assessment tools to promote evidence-based learning and adapting (CLA).
  • Ability to analyze complex data and summarize it for a range of audiences.
  • Ability to gain support from staff across teams and to build the capacity of others.
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations, including working jointly with the technical team to apply MEAL learnings to implementation; and
  • Fluent oral and strong analytical, written English communications skills is required.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Prior work experience assessing student learning outcomes  
  • Experience in systems thinking and application of complex adaptive systems methodologies would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of gender equity and transformative concepts
  • Strong experience of working within a complex national program and working closely with the local Nepali government

Click here to apply

Deadline: 23rd Feb, 2022

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