09 June 2017

Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Non-profit Careers - Caritas Switzerland (CACH)

Organization: Caritas Switzerland (CACH)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
Caritas Switzerland is an international non-profit organization that prevents, combats and alleviates poverty worldwide in more than 30 countries. With its projects in development cooperation, it works in the areas of food security, water, climate protection, disaster prevention and migration as well as education for children and adults. It provides emergency relief in disasters and is actively involved in reconstruction work.

Caritas Switzerland has been engaged in Uganda since 1994. Its program targets vulnerable groups, namely youth (adolescent mothers, vulnerable girls, and young prisoners), women and extremely poor community members, with a regional focus particularly but not exclusively on the greater north of Uganda. In its 2017-2020 strategy, Caritas Switzerland will concentrate its efforts on the thematic fields of Education and Income, and Food Security and Markets.

Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor is the resident expert in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning for Caritas Switzerland’s (CACH) Uganda Program.  As such, he or she is responsible for the design, development and implementation of effective monitoring and evaluation systems and the capacity building of partners, in order to meet the accountability requirements of Donors and ensure the quality, continuous improvement and impact of our programs.  The role dedicates 25% of its time to supporting the quality implementation of the EU-project under Advance Afrika.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked with analysing learning from our programs & projects, and keeping abreast of emerging understanding in the fields of M&E and International Development, in order to inform evidence based decision making
  • Actively participate in the design of projects; aiming to develop an impactful portfolio that will respond to beneficiaries needs, state of the art program design, and the priorities of the donor community
  • Build the capacity of partners to develop and implement highly effective Monitoring & Evaluation so as to enhance project impact, quality and Donor compliance
  • Collect, analyse, report and store monitoring & evaluation data in an ethical manner that responds to the project design and donor needs; reflecting an accurate picture of the situation on the ground, supporting project redesign if necessary
  • Understand the information needs of stakeholders and provide them with accurate, timely and well-presented verbal or written reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Statistics
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation if the first degree is not in Monitoring & Evaluation
  • At least four to eight years’ post-graduation experience of monitoring and evaluation of donor funded programs
  • Proven experience in supervising and / or leading a Monitoring and Evaluation  function
  • Proven abilities and skills in providing Advisory / Consultancy Services to stakeholders
  • Previous exposure and experience in data and information quality management techniques and business engineering (process review and alignment)
  • Proven experience in managing start up’s as well as developing Integrated Monitoring and Evaluation systems into project design - especially development of Log Frames and knowledge management systems
  • Prior experience in a leadership role managing teams
  • Demonstrated keen understanding and experience of business environments with ability to interpret risk
  • Knowledge and skills in program planning and development 
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in knowledge management  and transfer
  • Be abreast and up-to-date with understanding and appreciation of international development and emergent thinking in sustainable development
  • Proven track record in facilitating and managing  capacity building interventions for  partners in monitoring and evaluation through the deployment of relevant learning techniques/ skills (coaching, facilitation)
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and report writing abilities / skills
  • Demonstrated skills in training design, delivery and monitoring / follow up
  • Knowledge of research methods and techniques
Personal Competencies:
  • Commitment and Drive for Results
  • Pro-activity & Innovation
  • Effective Resource Management
  • Working with Others
  • Relationship Building
  • Communication & Influencing
  • Thinking and Self Management
  • Thinking & Problem Analysis
  • Learning & Resourcefulness
  • Special characteristics / collaboration with external offices / working in external committees / conferences / work groups

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

Deadline:  16th June 2017

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