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Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Analyst Non-profit Job Opportunities - TechnoServe (TNS)

Organization: TechnoServe (TNS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Coffee Program Manager

About US:
TechnoServe (TNS) is an international non-profit international development organization founded in 1968. Its mission is to help entrepreneurial men and women break the cycle of poverty by building businesses that create jobs, income, and economic opportunities for their families, their communities, and their countries.

Job Summary: The Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Analyst will be responsible for the quality, integrity and security of the database and entering all data gathered related to the monitoring and evaluation of the Project

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for monitoring and evaluating program performance in accordance with the logical framework and reporting requirements
  • Be able to enter data into and analyse information from M&E systems for use throughout the project lifecycle
  • Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E activities
  • Oversee and coordinate the carrying out of various field surveys and studies required for evaluating program effects and impacts.
  • Receive, review, validate, analyse, and store various program data streams (eg attendance). Prepare and collate these into the relevant formats for preparing reports and feedback for decision support.
  • Provide and maintain an efficient interface between a diverse field operations team and back office operations through troubleshooting support and corrective feedback based on indicators in various monitoring dashboards.
  • Support the development of new and upgrading of existing digital data collection and reporting tools and systems, to include configuration and troubleshooting of electronic data collection equipment, training of users, and overseeing the field implementation of the systems.
  • Ensure the integrity of program data and reports through well organized and secured paper and electronic filing systems.
  • Ensure quality control and identify where adaptations might be needed
  • Ensure timely completion of all M&E deliverables.
  • Work closely with country and regional management to integrate MLE data into program planning and decision making processes
  • Support in the production of narrative reports
  • Follow up with field staff for data verification as required
  • Assure the accuracy of all data by doing back checks following SOP’s
  • Provide any translation service if required and support survey material production
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Program Manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the TechnoServe (TNS) Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Analyst job opportunity should preferably hold a Diploma in IT or Computer Science or related fields with a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in managing data
  • Three years’ experience in a similar position with International NGO or development agencies.
  • Advanced skills in Excel. Experience using any statistical analysis software like STATA and any data collection software like SurveyCTO is preferred.
  • Conducting field surveys both as a data collector and a data collection supervisor/team leader.
  • Setting up and managing integrated databases.
  • Creating and managing project performance monitoring plans.
  • Designing and/or adapting data collection and collation templates using both paper and electronic/technology-based platforms.
  • Strong planning skills and ability to work independently within agreed work plans and time lines and to generate solutions to changing work situations.
  • Willingness to spend time working and travelling in project sites located rural areas.
  • Possess a valid Ugandan driving license.
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills in English and any local languages.
  • Good understanding of sustainable rural development and social impact indicators.
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills.

Personal Competencies:
  • Integrity and honesty: Is widely trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual; presents truthful information in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent himself or herself for personal gain.
  • Team Work/ Relationships: Works co-operatively and flexibly with other members of the team with a full understanding of the role to be played as a team member and/or leader, to achieve a common goal. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and networks.
  • Learning attitude: Proactively takes advantage of opportunities to learn. Actively identifies new areas for learning; applies and shares new knowledge and skill appropriately.
  • Diversity/Inclusiveness: Demonstrates an understanding and appreciation for diversity and supports diversity efforts. Interacts effectively with and inclusively with people of all races, cultures, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, ages, and genders.
  • Communication: Expresses ideas effectively in individual and group situations. Listens effectively; shares information, ideas and arguments; adjusts terminology, language and communication modes to the needs of the audience; ensures accurate understanding; acts in a way that facilitates open exchange of ideas and information; uses appropriate non-verbal communication.
  • Decision making/Problem Solving: Is able to analyze situations, diagnose problems, identify the key issues, establish and evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a logical, practical and acceptable solution. Is able to make effective decisions on a day-to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions, demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary.
  • Results Oriented/ High Quality Deliverables: Stays focused on the efforts necessary to achieve quality results consistent with programmatic or departmental goals. Demonstrates the ability to achieve effective results; works persistently to overcome obstacles to goal achievement. Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks.
  • Planning & Time Management: Establishes a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal. Effectively plans, schedules, prioritizes and controls activities; identifies, integrates and orchestrates resources (people, material, information, budget, and/or time) to accomplish goals. Prioritizes work according to the program or department’s goals, not just own job responsibilities; manages own time effectively.
  • Business Acumen: The ability to use information, ask the right questions and take decisions that make an impact on the overall business performance.
  • Computer Literacy: Demonstrates knowledge and ability to use specific computer programs or applications for own functional area. Has the ability to improve performance by integrating new and existing technology into the workplace.
  • Analysis, Research, Report Writing: Experience in business planning and analysis, modeling for feasibility and execution. Able to analyze and express oneself clearly in business writing.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications via Email only to the Human Resources Manager: ug-jobs@tns.org. Please include an updated resume, cover letter and three professional references with the job title in the subject line of your email and on the application letter.

Deadline:  8th February 2018

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