Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Job Careers – Brick by Brick-Uganda

Organisation: Brick by
Duty Station:  Masaka, Uganda
Reports to: Brick by Brick-
Uganda Program Director
About Us:
Brick by Brick -Uganda is a growing and innovative bi-national
organization that has been operating in Rakai District since 2003. Our main
office is in Masaka Town. Our Mission is to create partnerships that improve
education, health and economic opportunity in the communities we serve. We have
been working with rural communities; rebuilding crumbling Universal Primary
Education schools, identifying critical needs in water, sanitation and health
delivery and developing a cooperative work plan addressing these problems.
About My Pads Program:
Brick by Brick-Uganda is implementing the two-year My Pads Program
grant funded by U.S. State Department which aims at empowering young
adolescents with reproductive health knowledge and life skills while addressing
gaps in access to menstrual hygiene products. Brick by Brick aims to expand the
My Pads Program to 16 secondary schools in the Rakai District, serving 2400
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation Manager will be tasked with the development of a monitoring and
evaluation Framework for Brick by Brick – Uganda programs and provide timely
and relevant information to Brick by Brick – Uganda stakeholders in line with
Brick by Brick – Uganda strategic objectives.
Key Duties and
Work closely with key personnel and manage
M&E staff and ensure the strategic and functional integration of all
M&E activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other
implementers, and local counterparts.
Coordinate all M&E activities, provide
technical direction and support and ensure staff work towards generating results
for respective programs.
Develop and implement M&E policy, tools,
systems and procedures to improve ability to collect, interpret and aggregate
data that demonstrate impact and program accountability
Develop and support the design and
implementation of baseline, midterm and end of project evaluations, surveys and
other components of the M&E system.
Develop high quality quantitative and
qualitative methods and participatory methodologies to monitor program quality
for performance and results.
Provide strategic high level feedback, analysis
and interpretation during and throughout proposal development process, support
development and review of Results Frameworks, M&E Plans and other M&E
documents and procedures.
Develop program targets, ensure the consistency
of tools and indicators across all programs as appropriate, maintain a database
of key program indicators, support program staff to incorporate participatory
methods into community level M&E systems and tools.
Work closely with senior management to identify
and pursue strategic opportunities for program development
Identify capacity gaps and work with the Program
Director to build the capacity of BbB – Uganda M&E program staff and
partners to ensure smooth implementation program activities.
Prepare documents for internal and external
auditing of programs
Actively participate and lead in the compilation
and production of reports of respective programs in line with donor and partner
reporting requirements.
Establish mechanism, forum and standard
procedures for communication and dissemination of compiled reports to
respective stakeholders including staff of BbB – Uganda and partner
Document and constantly update best practices,
success stories, and lessons learned throughout programs life.
Learning and Sharing:
Actively promote a learning culture within BbB –
Uganda, lead the process of sharing lessons learned from M&E process with
Organize learning events and workshops for BbB –
Uganda staff and partners to document lessons learned, good practices and areas
of improvement;
Support lessons learned, best practices, program
data, evaluations, and other information to generate donor communication
pieces, proposal annexes, success stories, case studies, and other
high-quality, results-based documentation
Support learning-to-action events and reflection
sessions to systematically analyze data for programmatic use, and to document
and incorporate lessons learned into program design and implementation
Ensure that M&E and program teams regularly review
and accordingly adjust M&E plans and tools in light of changes and needs in
the field context based on monitoring data and reflection sessions
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Biostatistics or Statistics is a must, a Masters degree in
Public Health or post graduate in Monitoring and Evaluation is an added
A minimum of three to five years’ experience
with M&E systems of PEPFAR, DFID and USAID funded health projects
Ability to produce high quality reports.
Previous exposure and experience in qualitative
research is a plus. Ability to design M&E tools, surveys and surveillance
Proven ability to train and build capacity of
Strong leadership and interpersonal,
communication and presentation skills required. Must be fluent both in spoken
and written Luganda and English.
Work experience in Uganda, especially working in
up-country stations preferred.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications via email to Jacqueline Kalembe, with an updated CV,
cover letter, certified copies of academic certificates with their receipts and
details of three contactable referees.
Deadline: 7th
November 2016.
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