2 M&E Jobs – Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at Save the Children

Duty Station: Kampala and Moroto, Uganda
About Save the Children:
Save the
Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival,
protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire
breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate
and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by
delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting
as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.
In Uganda,
we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection,
Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health,
Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts.
Job Summary:  The job Holder will be responsible for
coordinating Save the Children in Uganda’s DM&E efforts in the region to
ensure high quality programming for children. In close collaboration with the
national DME Advisor and the Director, he/she will be coordinating the
implementation of strategies to ensure monitoring and evaluation of the
programs and the timely dissemination of lessons learnt; and will work closely
with the Project Specialists to develop a plan to monitor and evaluate the
efficiency, effectiveness and performance of all Save the Children programmes
in the region. The Specialist may be called upon as and when necessary to
support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • A minimum of a bachelors’ Degree in Social Sciences, Social work
    and Social administration, Development Studies, Education or any relevant
    field with M&E as a course. Post Graduate training in Project Planning
    & Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Community Development &
    Research is of added advantage.
  • At least 4 years in social or operational research, research
    methods, development and management, M&E, in INGOs. Experience or
    research in MNCH health, nutrition, HIV/ AIDS, and livelihoods is a must.
  • Working knowledge of participatory research methods, qualitative
    and quantitative analysis and application of computer data management
    packages and hands on experiences in setting up and managing M&E
    systems, preferably in NGO setting.
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local
    Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education,
    HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program delivery as may be applicable to the
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations
    and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas,
    occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of
    humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in
    an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including
    influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of
    humanitarian responses.
How to Apply:
Please send
your applications with detailed CV indicating 3 referees, two of whom should
have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:
The Director
of Human Resources & Administration
Save the
Plot 68/70,
Kira Road
P. O. Box
12018, Kampala
NB: Testimonials/certificates
should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.
Deadline: 19th April 2013.
Save the
Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female
candidates are encouraged to apply.
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