Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Employment Opportunity – Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)

Organisation: Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Results & Communication Unit Manager
About DGF:
Democratic
Governance Facility (DGF) was established by eight of Uganda’s International
Development Partners including Austria, Denmark, EU, Ireland, Netherlands,
Norway, Sweden and the UK to manage coherent, harmonized and coordinated
multi-donor support to state and non-state actors aimed at enhancing democratic
governance in Uganda. It is based upon three components: Deepening Democracy;
Rights, Justice and Peace; and Voice & Accountability.
Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist oversees
the monitoring and evaluation function in Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) in
ensuring that functional M&E systems are in place
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare an annual M&E Programme of Action
    (AMEPA) to be incorporated in the DGF Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWAB)
  • Implement the AMEPA in cooperation with
    consultants and DGF programme officers, undertaking studies and thematic
    reviews (drafting of TORs, selection of consultants, quality control of
    reports, etc)
  • Provide methodological support to “joint
    reviews” undertaking by partner organisations and DGF of specific
    interventions under “Partnership agreements”
  • Provide quantitative as well as qualitative
    information, including case stories to be uploaded on the DGF website and
    used in the DGF annual report
  • Actively facilitate the DGF Annual and
    Midterm reviews to be undertaken by external consultants and experts
    provided by the sponsoring agencies
  • Render support to the Head of Programme in
    managing a small group of external consultants retained by the DGF to
    provide capacity development support in the field of monitoring and evaluation
    to selected partners
  • Develop templates for quarterly and
    semi-annual reports, follow up on the submission of reports from the
    partners and provide feedback/comments to partners on the submitted
    reports
  • Develop and support a “Learning Platform” for
    M&E professionals in partner organisations, which include an annual
    workshop and web-based exchange of experience and international “better
    practices” in monitoring and evaluation in the area of democratic
    governance.
  • Build the capacity of the Programme team and
    partners in monitoring and evaluation
  • Compile monthly partner monitoring plans and
    conduct programme activity monitoring with the partners to ensure
    compliance to the work plans by the partners
  • Identify key issues, lessons learned and best
    practices from ongoing projects and use them to inform subsequent
    programming
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold an
    Advanced degree from a recognised university preferably a master’s degree
  • Advanced training in monitoring, evaluation,
    cost effectiveness analysis and results based management
  • A minimum of ten years’ professional
    experience, five of which have been directly focussed on monitoring and
    evaluation of large projects and programs in large complex political and
    institutional environments
  • Three years’ experience in the areas of democratic
    governance preferably in Uganda
  • Previous exposure and experience from working
    in a variety of professional environments, including state institutions,
    NGOs and international development partners
  • Excellent record of managing change within
    organisations
  • Excellent track record of designing and
    managing large scale quantitative surveys
How to Apply:
All
candidates should send an application letter and a CV along with the contacts
of three professional referees to: The Director, Executive Recruitments, Future
Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O.
Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda by courier or email to:
reception@futureoptionsug.com
Deadline: 26th February 2016 by 5PM
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