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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