Project Assistant (MS Component)


The main purpose of this role is to collect relevant data and information in the Chin MCCT project areas to generate evidence and lessons learnt on the impact of the cash transfer and nutrition activities.



Reports to: Project Officer (MS Component)

Direct Reports:  None

Financial Approval: No financial approval

External Representation: No regular contact

Travel: Frequent (up to 15 days every month)




  • Assist Project Officer (MS Component) in designing of data collection, recording, coding tools and defining the channels and schedule in close consultation with project team members.
  • Conduct data entry, data processing, data analysis and data compilation of project intervention area
  • Ensure proper filing and documentation of collected data (hard and soft copies – VHW monthly reports, PQA reports, training attendance, bed net census data etc.)
  • Assist the programme teams in information management related works
  • Support programme teams in development and management of databases for occasional surveys, need assessment and program expansion Responsible for weekly data back-up
  • Assist the supervisor in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Together with MEAL Officer, responsible for conducting MEAL related trainings to volunteers and field staff 
  • Regular field visits to conduct individual interviews, group discussions with beneficiaries to generate evidence on the project.
  • Compiles information collected during interviews and group discussions into the agreed templates/tools
  • Work collaboratively with other teams and partners staff to ensure effective monitoring, evaluation and documentation of the project is done in an harmonized way
  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding policy, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies
  • The candidate must have the flexibility of responsibility according to the project’s need i.e. SCI is working in a constantly changing humanitarian and development aid environment, reasonable specific work duties may be requested that may not fit into the above responsibilities, but which will help promote over all programs goals and aims.


Child Safeguarding Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all beneficiaries of your program are receiving ongoing, age-appropriate verbal or written information in relevant languages about Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct




  • Any graduate with relevant experience in applied social sciences
  • At least 1 years’ experience related to field work related to qualitative monitoring, learning or relevant studies
  • Experience working with qualitative and quantitative data
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to conduct interviews and group discussions
  • Willingness to frequently travel to project areas and work in difficult and challenging environment
  • Very good interpersonal and community development skills
  • Sensitivity to the cultural & political environment, and ability to learn about these
  • Adaptable and practical, diplomatic skills and behaviours.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
  • Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies, including the Child Safeguarding Policy

Location: Tonzang, Chin Region, Myanmar

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Wednesday 16 January 2019

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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