Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Uganda Law Society (ULS)

Organisation: Uganda Law
Society (ULS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive
About US:
Uganda Law
Society (ULS) is a body corporate established by the Uganda Law Society Act Cap
276. It is the representative body of the legal profession in Uganda and its
mission is to improve the professional standards of members of the Legal
Profession, to promote Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Uganda by assisting
the Government and the Judiciary in the administration of justice.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Work in close collaboration with the Project
coordinator and project staff to establish a reliable participatory M&E
Manage the systematic and continuous data collection
and analysis on the progress of activities over time and monitor results in
terms of timeliness, quality and accuracy in line with the logical framework
approaches (LFAs) best practice and project documents
Design, implement, improve and maintain workable and
comprehensive M&E tools for monitoring program activities within the
program area
Render support in the drafting of periodic program
thematic internal and external reports and compile various periodic internal
reports for smooth and timely implementation and accomplishment of planned
project activities
Develop and manage the M&E Database for Pro-
Bono lawyers and clients and be responsible for generating periodic reports
Build the capacity of staff through training,
mentoring and support for effective implementation of the M&E systems,
including for information gathering, follow up and post implementation
monitoring within the Program Area.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree
preferably in Social Sciences, Development Economics or Monitoring and
Possession of a post graduate qualification from
recognized institution is an added advantage
At least five years of progressive responsibility working
in M&E or other donor-funded development programs with particular emphasis
on access to justice programs
Skills in the development of performance management
plans (PMPs) and conducting data quality assessments (DQAs)
Skills in the analysis of both qualitative and
quantitative data
Ability to use online M&E databases to collect
performance indicators
Skills and knowledge of conducting routine
monitoring of data for a donor- funded project
Conducting participatory or impact evaluations
Prior experience writing findings and
recommendations in assessment or evaluation reports
Ability to coordinate with technical staff to
collect, verify and analyze data
Excellent organizational, writing, and
communications skills
Strong proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel,
Outlook, Power Point)
Ability to coordinate well with personnel within and
outside the project, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision
Computer literacy skills with ability to analyze and
interpret data using Excel, online reporting tools, or statistical packages
such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA
Proven skills in strategic analysis, M&E, data
collection and analysis, identifying trends in data, and the ability to write
convincing findings and recommendations.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
including three professional references addressed to:
The President,
Uganda Law
Society (ULS),
Plot 5A, John
Babiiha Avenue, P.O. Box 426, Kampala.
Deadline: 1st September 2015 by 5:00 pm

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