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Jul 15, 2017

Save the Children MEAL Intern NGO Vacancy in Bungoma, Kenya

Save the Children International
 
Job Vacancy: MEAL Intern

Location:
Bungoma

Post Type: Intern


Contract Length: 3 Months
 
Child Safeguarding: Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people
 

Dimensions: Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. 

Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. 

In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined the programmes of SC UK, SC Canada and SC Finland to create a single operation in Kenya. 

In Feb 2014, we completed a second transition, which saw us join forces with the British INGO, Merlin, and merge their health and nutrition programmes with our own. 

Save the Children now has an operational presence in Bungoma, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Garissa, Mandera, Turkana and Wajir and we work through partners in many other parts of the country. 

We employ nearly 300 staff and will have an operating annual budget in 2015 of approximately US$20-25 million.

SCI Kenya is implementing a Signature Programme for maternal and new-born health (MNH) programme that is expected to significantly contribute to achievement of Kenya’s MDG 4 and 5 targets. 

The programmatic model will actualize continuum of care approach mixed with an integrated package of quick wins, a minimum community health care package and a strengthened health system approach to maternal and new-born health programming across Save the Children’s Theory of Change. 

Save the Children will work with the government of Kenya at both national and county levels and communities to address the maternal and neonatal health challenges in the country in a way that would deliver significant impacts for women and children by the end of the 5 year period
 
SCOPE OF ROLE: support in MEAL data collection, data entry and updating the MEAL databases for all the awards
 
Reports to: DKMA Assistant
 
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
  • Maintaining MEAL databases for all programs
  • Support the MEAL team in data collection and data entry.
  • Providing proper documentation on MEAL activities
  • Collecting accountability forms from the field and program staff and feeding it in the database
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
 
Accountability:
  • 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
Ambition:
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically
Collaboration:
  • 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
Creativity:
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum of diploma in any relevant data management course.
  • Minimum C+ in KCSE or equivalent
  • Database creation/management skills
  • Experience with PCs in a Windows operating system, basic MS Office packages and web based applications.
  • Experience with DHIS is an added advantage.
Competencies:
  • Has high-level communication skills’, including engaging and informative formal public speaking.
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili (both spoken and written). Working knowledge of local language strongly preferred
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Sets high standards for quality and consistently achieves project goals.
  • Maintains and extends an effective network of individuals within the organisation and with government and development partners
  • Demonstrates and shares detailed technical knowledge and expertise.
  • Proven ability to work as a team.
How to Apply


To apply for these positions send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] indicating the Position Title on the subject line, deadline is on 28th July 2017 COB.   

The system allows CV & Cover letter as One (1) document.

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