Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Adviser

Save the Children

This position is planned to be based in Colombia, Peru, Panama, Nicaragua, Guatemala or El Salvador.

The Opportunity

Save the Children LAC RO is currently recruiting for an experienced regional Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Adviser to support programming in the LAC region. We are looking for a committed M&E professional with a proven track record in humanitarian and development contexts.

Key areas of responsibility

The Regional Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Advisor will use their technical expertise, contextual understanding and relationship building skills to provide a critical link between Save the Children’s global and country level MEAL work, strengthening our MEAL technical offer at the regional level and raising the quality, consistency and effectiveness of MEAL throughout the region. They will represent the region and provide technical support to movement-wide initiatives through participation in global governance groups and communities of practice. The position will lead the development of SC MEAL systems and mechanisms for the regional office and for country programming across the region. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder is expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

In order to be successful, you will have:

  • Fluency in English and Spanish, with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Substantial MEAL experience, experienced in both development and emergency contexts.
  • MEAL training, coaching and capacity building experience.
  • Experience in implementing MEAL systems, including in quantitative and qualitative data collection and management.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This position can be based in Panama or another country in the region where Save the Children operates (Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua or Peru).

The Organisation

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 realise 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.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

***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.* All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.**

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