Fresher Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer Job Opportunities – Alliance Forum for Development-AFOD Uganda

Organisation: Alliance Forum
for Development-AFOD Uganda
Duty Station: Uganda
Reference Number:
AFOD/U/VA/16-17/001
About US:
Alliance Forum for Development-AFOD Uganda is a non-profit,
nondenominational, apolitical and non-sectarian Humanitarian and Development
Organization incorporated in Uganda in 2015 with NGO board registration number
11619. AFOD Uganda seeks to work closely with rural and urban poor communities
across the country to address their real needs and build local partnership with
institutions/communities and support community structures to jointly identify
and address the underlying causes of poor health and steer social change.
Job Summary: The Monitoring,
Evaluation and Research Officer will be a ccountable for professional technical
contribution and leadership to programme/project design, planning, deigning
Monitoring and Evaluation systems, monitoring and evaluation of
programme/project activities, data analysis and progress reporting. The
incumbent will have the responsibility to lead the research team of AFOD Uganda
and commitment for enhancement of teamwork and capacity building, in support of
achievement of planned objectives of the work plan, aligned with country
programme goals and strategy
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Programme/Project
    Management:

    Ensuring the availability of accurate, complete and up-to date information
    required for effective programme and project design, implementation, management,
    monitoring and evaluation and emergency preparedness and response.
  • Programme
    Efficiency and Effectiveness:
    Enhancing programme efficiency and effectiveness through
    evidence based approach and implementation follow-on, including monitoring
    AFOD inputs, local conditions and resources, flow of supply and non-supply
    and emergency assistance, and programme status.
  • Communication
    and Networking:

    Ensuring effective communication and networking through partnership
    and collaboration. Work with Government and sectoral stakeholders to exchange
    information on programme implementation, status, capacity, risk mapping
    and preparedness.
  • Tasked
    with designing AFOD research strategy, conducting research; lead
    the monitoring and evaluation processing of programme and projects under
    implementation.
  • Actively
    contributing to the development of annual research and learning objectives
    that can be translated into action plans;
  • Advising
    on and support project evaluations formulated within a framework
    that demonstrates evidence based best practice whilst identifying outcomes
    and impact;
  • Contributing
    to increasing the quality and reliability of AFOD programme/project
    outputs to include target setting and establishing Key Performance
    Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Supporting
    and contributing to the strengthening of overall organisational capacity
    and develop systems to demonstrate and evidence capacity building;
  • The
    jobholder will also be augmenting risk management systems and
    processes by enhancing oversight through a greater focus on monitoring,
    evaluation and audits;
  • Ensuring
    that development results are demonstrated and communicated in ways that
    assure that the partner contribution and value of AFOD’s
    development work is recognised within the development sector and by the
    public.
  • Performing
    other relevant duties as by your immediate supervisors from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a University
    degree in one of the following areas: Public Health, Environmental Health
    Science, Public Administrative, Community Health, Social sciences, and
    related technical field, Masters in Public Health, Project Planning and
    Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or Business Administration. Training
    in Research methods is must.
  • At least two years’ work experience in the
    NGO, other development organizations, private sector or national
    government and field work experience in programming.
  • Previous experience of emergency programme
    interventions in developing countries and familiarity with the interagency
    Cluster approach is an added advantage.
  • Behavioural: Code of conduct as
    relevant to M and E work, commitment time management and ability to work
    for longer hours, loyalty, patience, emotional intelligence and tolerance
  • Skills: Very good report
    writing and presentation skills, inter-personal Communication and public
    relations, basic research skills and client handling.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan nationals should send
their applications with updated CVs in English to the: Human Resource Officer,
AFOD Uganda Country Office, Ntinda Minister’s Village, P.O. Box 11003 Kampala
Uganda or Email to: recruitments_ug@afodi.org.
Applications can equally be submitted to Adjumani field office, next to CEFORD.
Deadline: 19th June 2017
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