Monitoring & Evaluation, Information and Knowledge Management Advisor Employment Opportunity - GIZ

Organization: GIZ
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: GIZ Head of Programme Governance and Civil Society

About US:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is owned by the Federal republic of Germany with International operations in Uganda, GIZ Implements commissions for the German government and other national and international, public and private sector clients within the framework of the international Cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of Uganda.

Job Summary: The Monitoring & Evaluation, Information and Knowledge Management Advisor is responsible for the development and management of a M&E System for the entire programme. The jobholder will be tasked with the preparation of regular progress reports on M&E, documents and articles on project results and innovation and creation of knowledge management products. The incumbent will be working closely with the expert of monitoring and evaluation of GIZ HQ. The jobholder will also be establishing an information and knowledge management system to capture innovation, results and best practices

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Development of an efficient M&E System for the programme including different M&E instruments and tools
  • Mainstream the application of the M&E system and ensure its utilization by the entire programme team and its direct partners
  • Establishment of baseline data for all indicators
  • Regular collection of monitoring and evaluation data from partner organizations
  • Prepare regular progress and monitoring reports and indicate possible delays on time
  • Support of research projects and studies to be conducted to analyze the results of the project
  • Monitoring of mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues
  • Ensure results of the project are professionally communicated to external partners and cooperate with the PR expert of the programme to do so
  • Support the preparation of progress reports to different commissioning parties using the applicable formats
  • Technical, organizational and methodological advice to partner CSOs and other project partners in regard to strengthening their monitoring & evaluation and record-keeping systems;
Information and Knowledge Management:
  • Develop an easy to use and accessible information and knowledge management system for the project
  • Prepare documents and publications on project innovation and results to be published and shared externally
  • Tasked with the development and implementation of sustainable learning and information sharing mechanisms which facilitate peer learning among partner organisations and within the team;
  • Tasked with the documentation and systematization of experiences and lessons learnt


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, preferably in Monitoring and Evaluation, Communication, Statistics, Social Science, Development Studies
  • At least five years’ professional experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, knowledge management
  • Knowledge in results based management and results based monitoring
  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative research, data collection and data analysis
  • Working experience in civil society organizations or governmental institutions
  • Very good knowledge of English, knowledge of German is an added value
  • Previous experience in M&E requirements of EU funded projects
  • Good working knowledge of ICT and computer applications (MS Office, picture and movie editors, design software, web applications, etc.)
  • Excellent organisational and management skills
  • Ability to analyse data and produce quality reports
  • Good problem solving skills and strong result-oriented
  • Previous experience on gender mainstreaming Active, flexible and dynamic team player and excellent networker
  • Excellent writing, communication and coordination skills

How to Apply:
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs (max. 3 pages) and a cover letter (max. 2 pages) addressing the applicant's motivation by email to: recruitment-uganda@giz.de. Please note: Only those applications with the subject heading “Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor” will be accepted.

Deadline: 28th January 2018


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