Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Job Careers – Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Organisation: Action Against
Hunger (ACF)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Action Against Hunger (ACF) is an International Humanitarian NGO which
has been in existence for over thirty years. ACF has been implementing Food
Security and Livelihoods, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs in
the Lango, Acholi, West Nile and Karamoja regions of Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer will support data gathering, collation and reporting
activities to ensure the quality and accountability of the programs implemented
by Action Against Hunger in Yumbe and Other Parts of region in Northern Uganda.
Under the Technical Direction of the Program Quality and Accountability
Coordinator (PQA)and in collaboration with the Project Managers, the M&E
Officer will develop and implement clear and practical M&E plans for the
program by ensuring that program indicators, monitoring formats, databases,
data analysis, and reporting are maintained and harmonized. He/she will also
track progress of key indicators and provide timely report to the PQA
Coordinator and the Program Manager.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning:
  • Support the PQACO and PMs to develop data
    collection tools and procedures basing on project indicators.
  • Render support in tracking program/project
    progress and activities performed in line with agreed work plans.
  • Develop and provide monthly costs,
    budgets, purchase requisition and provision of needed incentives in
    surveys, monitoring, evaluation and learning activities.
  • Provide training to project partners and
    communities on participatory monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
Strengthen quality and accountability Systems:
  • Render support in the design and
    implementation of appropriate M& E systems.
  • Support the development of independent
    feedback mechanism for Action Against Hunger.
  • Produce regular program reports,
    visibility and behavioral change communication messages.
  • Review and check accuracy and validity of
    donor reports before submission
Internal and External Representation:
  • Take part in coordination meetings as
    delegated by PQA coordinator
  • Explain Action Against Hunger Monitoring
    and evaluation process, reports and position with external stakeholders
    and participants where necessary.
  • Provide support to PMs and Project
    Coordinators with updated trends of project performance on a regular basis
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Action Against
    Hunger (ACF) Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job placement should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, international development, statistics,
    public health, demography or related subject, with previous experience
    working in humanitarian projects.
  • Possession of a qualification in bio
    statistics, medical anthropology will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years of M&E related
    work experience
  • Extensive knowledge of M&E concepts and
    international humanitarian quality standards
  • Previous experience with mobile data
    collection, Quantum Global information System (preferred)
  • Previous exposure and experience in data
    collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative,
    mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Strong organizational and analytical
    skills, and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent team, budget and project
    management and representation competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in
    English
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly
    with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, Sphere standard, SPSS, SPHINX, or
    other statistical packages
  • Ability to ride a motorbike with riding
    permits is a must.
  • Strong interpersonal and community norms
    understanding
  • Experience in community emergency
    programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH
  • Previous experience with mobile data
    collection processes and platforms
  • Prior exposure and experience in
    statistical analysis with participatory fieldwork methodologies
  • Willingness and ability to be based and
    travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited
  • Fluency in English (both written and
    spoken skills)
     
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications which should include ONLY a cover letter, CV (not more than 4
pages) with at least three referees and a daytime telephone contract. For email
applications please note that attached documents should not be larger than 2MBs.
All documents should be zipped in one folder. Any email larger than 2MBS will
not be considered. Please send your email application to:
recruitment.ug@acf-international.org mentioning “Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer” in the subject line.
Deadline: 14th July
2017
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