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Partnership and M&E Officer USAID Non-profit Jobs - Mercy Corps

Organization: Mercy Corps
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Mercy Corps is an international non-profit organization which implements high-quality, analytical development programmes in very difficult places. Mercy Corps has been operating in Uganda since 2006. It has and continues to implement programs in Acholi and Karamoja sub regions. Mercy Corps is taking a community-led, market driven approach to address poverty and food insecurity needs through interventions that get to the root causes and contributing factors of economic vulnerability. Donors include the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), DFID, Mastercard Foundation, WALMART Foundation, Coca Cola Africa Foundation, US Depart of State (DOS) /PEPFAR, ECHO and Nike Foundation.

About USAID SP3 Project:
The USAID’s Securing Peace and Promoting Prosperity in Karamoja (SP3) is a two year Conflict Management and Mitigation Project that will apply a people-to-people peace building approach to enhance the capacity of institutional structures to address underlying social, economic, ecological, and governance issues at risk of fueling conflict in Karamoja Sub-region. The project will be implemented in Kaabong, Kotido, Abim, and Moroto.

Job Summary: The Mercy Corps Partnership, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will be primarily responsible for tracking, monitoring all conflict Mitigation and Management focused activities. The incumbent will play a key role in Mercy Corps’ SP3 Program quality assurance, accountability, documentation and learning unit. The unit exists to support program design, implementation and utilization of information collected at different stages. He / she will support program in planning and execution of monitoring and evaluation activities, ensuring quality in accordance with accepted standards, providing essential feedback for learning, accountability and decision making. S/he will be responsible for providing internal capacity building for program staff on monitoring and evaluation activities as well as review and development of necessary tools that feed into needs of Mercy Corps and donor reporting. Working and building the capacity of the partners, supporting in developing institutional development plans for the local partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         The M&E Officer will be tasked with developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation tools
·         The jobholder will also play a focal role in the development of intervention designs, sector strategies and M&E frameworks
·         Manage the assessments, evaluations and monitoring surveys in area of operation. This will entail development of Scopes of Work, development of survey tools, trainings and management of data collectors, report write and facilitating results discussion.
·         Regularly document and share all learnings from program implements
·         Maintain an up to date database that reflects progress (including disaggregated beneficiary counts) and donor indicators
·         Build the capacity of all relevant team members and partners to develop and maintain an excellent M&E system, and facilitate periodic reflection and analysis of program monitoring information that feeds into programming and learning.
·         The incumbent will leverage lessons learned, best practices, program data, evaluations and provide evidence based information, proposal annexes, success stories, case studies and other high quality, results-based documentation.
·         Work with MEL and IT staff to maximize the value and utility of ICT4MEL initiatives for activity monitoring and evaluation data collection.
·         Carry out regular spot check and sites visits for programs and partners activities to collect supplementary data, stories and conduct qualitative research both independently and in teams
·         Actively participate in on-going M&E training and support for all Mercy Corps programs and partnering private sector staff capacity building of the local partners, developing institutional development plans.
·         Build and strengthen professional relationships with local government officials, private sector partners, NGOs, other development organizations, and civil society organizations
·         Maintain an active advisory role with each program team to help guide them towards robust and relevant data collection
·         Engage and collaborate with a range of partners and stakeholders to stimulate joint inquiry, analysis and reflection that lead to shared learning and collective action.
·         Actively participate in all implementation, providing advice and feedback for quality results at any point


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Partnership and M&E Officer job placement should hold a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Demography, Statistics, Business administration or relevant field
·         At least three years of program monitoring and evaluation experience
·         Extensive knowledge and understanding of concepts and demonstrate skills in monitoring and evaluation, project cycle, results chain and frameworks, participatory monitoring
·         Ability to design and implement surveys, have knowledge of commonly used probability and purposive sampling techniques
·         Excellent writing and analytical skills
·         Working knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data collection, reporting techniques. S/he should understand and be able to apply basic measures of central tendency and spread
·         Computer literacy skills i.e. proficient in using Microsoft Excel, data management software including Ms Access, SPSS, STATA.
·         Demonstrated ability and curiosity to work comfortably and effectively in the cultural, relatively poor infrastructure of Karamoja sub region.
·         Knowledge on Gender, social and power dynamics is an added advantage
·         He /she should be an excellent communicator, have a strong sense of humor, multi-tasker
·         Ability to work in difficult and often stressful environments.
·         Fluent in both spoken and written English.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda to: ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org

Deadline:  17th November 2017

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