26 October 2016

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer NGO Careers - War Child Canada

Organization: War Child Canada
Reports to: Head of Programs
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Access to Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides Legal Aid services for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act. This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response interventions.

About Project:
War Child Canada has received funding from United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and Kamwenge.

Job Summary: The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer will be responsible for the development of an effective results-based M&E system, ensuring that knowledge generation, management and use is effectively built into the whole project cycle of WCC Uganda programs. The incumbent will play a focal role in project monitoring, periodic data collection and analysis, devise mechanisms and lead the process for effective dissemination, utilisation and documentation of learning. S/he actively takes part in the design as well as the execution of baseline, surveys, midterm and end of project evaluations ail WCC projects in Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicants for the War Child Canada Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer placement must hold a BSc /BA /MSc /MA in Economics, Applied Statistics, Social Studies, Rural Development, or other related discipline.
·         At least three years’ experience for BSc/BA holders and one year for MSc/MA holders working in M&E.
·         Additional training / knowledge on statistical software, and ability to interpret what conclusions can and cannot be drawn from data.
·         Broad knowledge and understanding of participatory approaches and current developments trends.
·         Skills and hands-on experience on conducting or commissioning qualitative and quantitative research methods, designs and impact evaluations.
·         Working in multi-partner environments to insure sufficient rigor in M&E.
·         Writing and presenting analytically sound documents clearly to a wide range of audiences.
·         Highly organized with attention to details.
·         Excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills.
·         Firm belief in teamwork, human rights and gender equality..
·         Excellent English communication (written and spoken) ability.
·         Excellent record keeping and report writing skills.
·         Computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Internet).

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a detailed CV, cover letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email address, photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and vocational) and contact information of at least three professional referees. Please clearly indicate position and location for which you are applying.

Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their Application Packages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices:
Kampala: 2nd Floor, Plot 944 Ggaba Road, Kansanga. (Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child Canada NOT War Child Holland.
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Koboko: Lobule Refugee Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building
Adjumani: Pakele

Deadline: 28th October, 2016 by 5PM

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