MEAL Advisor

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Practical Action is an international technology development organization head quartered in the United Kingdom and with offices in East,Southern and West Africa, Asia and Latin America, is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to fill this position in Southern Africa.


Date of expiry18th Sep
Full/Part timeFull Time
Employment statusFixed Term
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TEAM PURPOSE:To improve food security and nutrition for the smallholder farmers using simple technologies, increasing their knowledge and access to markets.

JOB PURPOSE: Designing, planning and overall implementation of all MEAL activities ensuring that all activities and obligations are effectively and efficiently carried out.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • A degree in social sciences with recognized M&E training including capabilities in appropriate computer packages such as SPSS.
  • A master’s degree in Development Studies is an added advantage.
  • Conversant with monitoring and evaluation tools and approaches
  • Computer literate (MS-word, excel, E mail, Epi info, database packages)
  • Analytical and strategic planning skills; strong organizational skills and an ability to plan projects and timetable activities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work well with others.
  • Demonstrable understanding and experience of cross cutting issues i.e. HIV/AIDS, gender equity issues, environmental management, Child Protection and their relevance to humanitarian response work is an added advantage.

Relevant Job Experience

  1. At least three years’ experience in implementing food security and livelihoods projects;
  2. At least three (3) years relevant monitoring and evaluation experience preferably in international NGO environment;
  3. A good experience working relationship with communities and managing teams

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Please submit a 2 page CV along with names of three professional references and a supporting statement of not more than one page outlining how your qualifications and experience will equip you to succeed in the specific role.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applications should reach The Human Resources and Administration Officer at: on or before 1700hrs of 18th September, 2017

N.B:  These are urgent recruitments, shortlisting will proceed as applications are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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