Ukraine Protection Consortium - MEAL Coordinator


System Design and Promoting MEAL:

  • Develop the overall BHA program MEAL Plan in alignment with BHA MEAL guidelines.
  • Lead implementation and reporting based on the MEAL Plan, including accountability, community engagement and participation, learning, PDM, course adaptation and endline/evaluation.
  • Build strong relationships with all UPC partners, including providing tools, expertise and other support to ensure that the MEAL Plan is understood and delivered with high quality and reliability.


  • Establish the overall program Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) based on the BHA indicator definitions and lead roll out to all consortium partners to ensure a consistent approach;
  • Regularly monitor the ITT reporting, tracking and progress to ensure timely and quality inputs; as well as provide analysis to the CMU for discussion and action with Consortium Partners and the Consortium Steering Committee, as needed.
  • Use process level monitoring (e.g quality benchmarks monitoring system as reference) to undertake field monitoring visits, focusing on program quality aspects, discuss with relevant staff and share reports with relevant colleagues.
  • Work with the program team to regularly collect data related to project level indicators.
  • Support Consortium MEAL staff in PDM activities, ensuring that tools and processes are consistent to allow collation of data for program monitoring, learning, course-correction and improvement in collaboration with the CMU team. 
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by program staff and to verify the accuracy of reported data.
  • Identify promising practice and case studies to be promoted through our communications team
  • Lead and coordinate with partners the donor Third Party Monitoring process 

Baselines, Endlines, Evaluations, dissemination, and learning:

  • Provide technical leadership and coordination for program evaluations, baseline and end-line assessments in collaboration with consortium partner organizations.
  • Work via the CMU to support UPC partners to conduct periodic Lessons Learned workshops and implement a systematic way of documenting and disseminating lessons learned to help increase program level knowledge and improve future interventions.

Support accountability systems to facilitate stakeholder feedback and participation:

  • Coordinate with UPC partners to ensure effective feedback and response mechanisms are in place to support accountability to affected children, adult and communities in alignment with BHA guidelines. 
  • Coordinate and liaise with Accountability staff from UPC partners for all required reporting and to ensure donor requirements are met at programme level. 


  • Coordinate and develop the delivery of all MEAL aspects of donor reporting, including monthly, semi-annual and annual reporting.
  • Lead on the development and distribution of the MEAL dashboard for the Steering Committee.

Capacity building:

  • Provide formal and ad-hoc capacity-building support to the consortium MEAL and program staff, as needed, based on knowledge gaps and needs identified during the delivery of MEAL activities and/or on request of UPC partners. 



  • Masters degree in an area of social development or equivalent. 
  • Fluency in English (necessary), Ukrainian and Russian, both verbal and written
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
  • Recommended a minimum of 4 years MEAL experience in similar roles, preferably with solid experience in humanitarian programs.  
  • Professional proficiency in MS Office suite.
  • Proven experience designing and conducting quantitative surveys and qualitative studies, including calculating sample sizes, selecting a sampling methodology, developing data collection tools and training enumerators.
  • Proven experience conducting quantitative and qualitative data analysis and interpreting results, and experience using statistical software.
  • Experience using KoBo Toolbox, ODK or other mobile data collection software. 
  • Ability to travel within Ukraine for business purposes.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner, preferably with experience in training, capacity building and as a coach/mentor for staff and colleagues.


  • Experience working in international NGOs in Ukraine.
  • Work with partner organizations.
  • Experience implementing and operationalizing child-friendly and inclusive Accountability to Children and Communities (ACC) systems, including feedback and reporting systems.


  • Employment in accordance with Ukrainian legislation
  • International working conditions
  • Working hours from 09.00 till 17.00
  • Medical insurance starting the first working day
  • English courses paid by organization
  • Office in the central part of the city
  • Coffee and cookies in the office

Child Safeguarding: 

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. 

Health and Safety:

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures. 

If you are interested in the vacancy, we are looking forward for your application. A СV in English will be an advantage. Also, we will be grateful if you indicate the expected salary level and the level of English language proficiency.

16 Oct 2023

19 Mar 2024 - 04:12 EDT


Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning



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