Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Placement – Justice Centres Uganda (JCU)



Organization: Justice
Centres Uganda (JCU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Justice Centres Uganda (JCU) is a Project of the Justice Law and Order
Sector(JLOS) hosted and supervised by the Judiciary to provide Legal Aid. The
Justice Centres are a one stop-stop shop with a broad range of legal aid
services to all categories of vulnerable people within the community,
identified through a means and merits test. Some of these services include;
legal representation, alternative dispute resolution, referrals, awareness
creation and outreach, as well as psychosocial support. The model used seeks to
bridge the gap between the demand and supply sides of justice while at the same
time empowering individuals and communities to claim their rights and demand
for policy change. Justice Centres Uganda operates offices in Kampala, Mengo,
Tororo, Lira, Hoima, Masaka, Jinja and Fortportal; serving the Central,
Eastern, Northern and Bunyoro regions respectively in Uganda.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Operationalize the M&E system,
    including, but not limited to, revising and developing tools, methods, and
    guidelines for Results Based Monitoring.
  • The incumbent will revise and update the
    M&E system as needed and appropriate.
  • Coordinate and supervise the weekly,
    monthly, quarterly and annual reporting for the various donors and JCU
    internally and ensure timely dissemination to all M&E stakeholders.
  • Ensure full operationalization and
    utilization of Information Management System (IMS), including liaison with
    IT technical support.
  • Build and maintain staff capacities for
    planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting as well as the IMS.
  • Pay regular field visits to all upcountry
    offices (40% of your time) to monitor activities and provide technical
    support to staff on all M&E issues.
  • The incumbent will join activities,
    including, but not limited to, outreaches, barazas and court and mediation
    sessions, to assess implementation and provide support to staff.
  • Facilitate monthly meetings with the
    M&E sub-committee to discuss relevant strategic issues.
  • The incumbent will dacilitate a periodic
    participatory refining of the planning matrix and indicators with the full
    participation of staff and key stakeholders.
  • Facilitate and coordinate documentation of
    learning and best practices.
  • Offer timely technical advice and guidance
    to the Secretariat) and upcountry Offices on M & E issues.
  • Analyze data from the upcountry offices
    and other data sources to produce trends, statistics, outcome and impact
    measurement that the Secretariat can rely on for performance assessment
    and external advocacy.
  • Facilitate organizational learning through
    internal and external technical meetings and reflection meetings.
  • Regular monitoring of upcountry Offices
    and the National Coordination Unit with regard to progress tracking,
    performance evaluation and reviewing targets.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain reporting
    formats and an effective database.
  • Provide technical input for the
    development of project proposals and concept notes.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a first degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Computer Science and other
    related field. Additional qualification: Masters’ Degree in Economics,
    Development Studies or related degree.
  • Additional training in M & E, Research
    Methodologies and related processes will be an advantage.
  • At least three to five years’ experience
    in a similar position or equivalent.
  • Professional
    knowledge of planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  • Previous
    experience of M&E especially of community based processes.
  • Demonstrated
    ability and experience in designing M&E frameworks.
  • Proven
    research abilities and experience.
  • Ability
    to facilitate and coordinate processes.
  • Previous
    experience and ability to build and manage teams.
  • Excellent
    communication and documentation skills.
  • Previous
    work with government, development oriented organizations or Legal
    Aid Service Providers is an added advantage.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e.  good knowledge and applications skills,
    use of IT research packages and software.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their application letters, updated CVs and copies of their
academic/professional certificates and a copy of their current Practicing
Certificate. Applications should indicate a daytime telephone contact, email
address and include three professional referees.
The complete applications should be addressed to the National
Coordinator, Justice Centres Uganda, Chamber F6 High Court Building, P.O. Box
26365 Kampala, Uganda.  Please clearly
indicate on the envelope the position title you have applied for.
Deadline: 18th July 2017
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