M&E Specialist Job at Send A Cow Uganda

Job Title: M&E
Specialist
Organization: Send A Cow Uganda 
Duty Station: Kampala
Uganda
About Send A Cow:
Send a
Cow Uganda is a development Christian Non-Governmental Organization.  It
envisions Uganda free of poverty and malnutrition, with a mission to work with
vulnerable people in Uganda to overcome poverty and malnutrition in a
sustainable manner through the development of animal production, organic
farming and self –sustaining groups.
Job Summary: The Monitoring and
Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for putting in place and
ensuring the implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation System that will
ensure tracking of progress, documenting experiences and challenges, sharing
lessons learnt. S/he will also supervise the monitoring and evaluation of
project results and ensure proper and timely reporting to donors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Planning and Strategies:
  • Design, develop
    and implement monitoring and evaluation strategies and guidelines in line
    with the mission, vision and strategic plan of SACU

2. Program Planning and Design:

  • Design and
    facilitate needs assessments, organisational capacity assessments, and
    other pre-programme data collection activities as needed.
  • Develop and
    appraise monitoring and evaluation tools and systems that ensure
    appropriate information gathering, interpretation and usage.
  • Appraise of
    monitoring and evaluation tools, reports, findings, etc. from other
    country programmes and recommend adoption of systems and practices that
    are deemed beneficial to the efficient and effective functioning of SACU.
3. Programme Quality, Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Develop and
    maintain a management information system (MIS) in collaboration with
    programmes staff and IT Officer.
  • Conduct
    operational audits on SACU projects and track, analyse and report on
    quality and performance trends
  • Develop performance
    and impact result reports for donors and other stakeholders
  • Interpretation
    of Monitoring and Evaluation findings in line with programme goals,
    objectives, and activities
  • Conduct
    monitoring and evaluation visits to ascertain that programme implementation
    meet set standards.
4. Capacity Building:
  • Organise and
    facilitate training workshops for staff and extension workers and partners
    in general monitoring and evaluation skills as well as technical,
    sector-specific methodologies as and when required or called upon by the
    programmes department.
  • Strengthen the
    internal capacity of staff and partners in M&E to facilitate the
    documentation of the performance
  • Participate in
    Staff and extension worker induction and orientation exercises.
5. Fundraising:
  • Provide support
    to the Programme Funding and Development and the Programmes Management and
    operations Departments in developing strategies for resource mobilisation
    and in the designing of appropriate monitoring and evaluation systems in
    proposal development process.
6. Networking:
  • Participate in
    inter-agency surveys, workshops, and meetings as agreed with Executive
    Director
  • Promote and
    maintain strong professional relationships with other Monitoring and
    Evaluation professionals in other SAC Offices and in other local and
    international organisations.
7. Reporting and Documentation:
  • Provide reports
    on operational audits, baselines, mid-term reviews and other monitoring
    and evaluation visits carried out.
  • Systematically
    document and disseminate good practices and models within the Send a Cow
    Uganda
  • Provide a
    monthly progress report to the Executive Director
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in Social Sciences, SWSA, Development Studies, Statistics and  
    other development related fields. A post graduate qualification project
    Planning and Management and M&E fields is required.
  • Computer
    literate in Word, Excel, Access or other database.  Internet use and
    emailing, PowerPoint, use of Information systems
  • At least three years’
    experience in a position that involves programme M&E within the NGO
    sector.
  • Middle to senior
    level managerial experience of not less than 2 years
  • At least 2
    years’ experience in organizational capacity strengthening 
  • Evidence of
    interest and aptitude in Quality compliance implementation
  • Experience in
    research and handling of field data
  • Experience in
    Report writing for donors
  • The job holder
    must be a hard working, independent, focused and trustworthy individual
    that upholds a high sense of integrity and accountability and commitment
    to the vision, mission, values and aspirations of SACU.
  • Experience in
    participatory training and empowerment of others. 
How to Apply:
Please
send your CV and cover letter via email to sendacow@sendacowuganda.org.
You must state on the subject like clearly REF: APPLICATION FOR POST OF M&E
Specialist
Post
directly to:
The Executive Director
Send a Cow Uganda
Plot 1 Ssemawata Road, Ntinda
P.O. Box 23627 Kampala, Uganda
Telephone: +256414286887, +256 392 700627/8
Fax: +256 414 286778
Email: – sendacow@sendacowuganda.org
Deadline: Monday
8th November 2013

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