Monitoring & Evaluation Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Action for Community Development (ACODEV)

Organization: Action
for Community Development (ACODEV)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
About US:
Action for Community
Development (ACODEV) is a regional NGO that was founded in 2003 and runs
Integrated Community Development Programs in Public Health, Human Rights, OVC
support, Livelihood and Grassroots Capacity Development programs including
sub-granting for small grassroots organizations in East and now Southern Africa
region.
About BERGESTROME FOUNDATION Project:
ACODEV through partnership with
BERGESTROME FOUNDATION is launching a 3 year project in five refugee
settlements in Adjumani District. The project focuses on promoting an informed
and voluntary use of family planning services by women and men between 15-49
years by strengthening capacity of Village Health Teams (VHTs) to provide
Quality Community Based Family Planning Services and Health Workers (H/Ws) to
provide Quality Facility Based FP services particularly LA/PMs in the target
sub-counties to deliver quality Family Planning services. The project will
support Family Planning commodity supplies as well as creating an enabling
environment to sustain delivery and utilization of quality Family Planning
Services in the District of Adjumani.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer will ensure that participatory Monitoring and
Evaluation systems and processes are in place for effective delivery of planned
project activities. This implies excellent capacity to provide critical
information to monitor outcomes /impact of the entire projects.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with the Project Coordinator and
    external M&E to develop the project M&E plan and data collection
    tools, and facilitate the use of data collection tools at all levels,
    through training.
  • Collect and analyze data to measure and track
    pro
    ject monitoring
    indicators.
  • Collect and provide quantitative analytical
    support of primary and secondary data using Stat or SPSS.
  • Actively coordinate with the external M&E
    to design, coordinate and implement qualitative and quantitative research
    includ
    ing baseline
    evaluation and rapid assessments.
  • Initiate/ensure clear, efficient and timely
    communication and reporting in respect to the programmatic needs of the
    project.
  • Carry out routine data quality assessments at
    service delivery points.
  • Cleaning data from project studies and assessments.
  • Prepare tables, graphs, reports and visual
    presentations based on the data analysis for presentation to internal and
    external audiences.
  • Actively contribute to strategic planning and
    work plan development ba
    sed
    on data generated from the M&E system
  • Support the program to strengthen the capacity
    of project staff, community partners, district staff and volunteers in
    collecting, analyzing and utilizing data;
  • Analyze, interpret and disseminate information
    tha
    t document project
    performance and findings, including identification of best practices and
    lessons learned from Project activities.
  • Organize and conduct periodic meetings with
    local collaborating agencies, partners and stakeholders to discuss
    achievemen
    ts, challenges,
    and lessons learned.
  • Any other tasked as may be assigned by the
    Project Coordinator

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a development field, social
    science, Statistics, or relevant discipline;
  • Three
    years of work experience in an monitoring and/or evaluation role with a
    National development organization;
  • Ability
    to create organizational work plans based on higher-level goals;
  • Good
    report writing skills;
  • Good
    organization and planning skills in order to balance competing priorities;
  • Demonstrated
    technical expertise in implementing complex M&E performance management
    plans, including the ability to make determinations of methods to best
    measure results;
  • Experience
    providing technical leadership or support to the development of
    Qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments; field-based,
    hands-on, and Long-term M&E implementation experience is preferred;
  • Strong
    analytical thinking, able to pay attention to detail, organizational
    skills, timeliness, and work ethic;
  • Able
    to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure with minimum supervision
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are requested to send their applications addressed to the Executive
Director, ACODEV Plot 98/99 Masoli 600m off Gayaza Rd, Wakiso District. Applications
should be sent via email (Not more than 2MB) to; recruitment@acodevuganda.org.
Please send application letter,
CV & Biodata Form Only, Download
Here
, – Academic documents are not required at this stage). The
application should address how the candidate’s background/experience relates to
the specific duties of the position applied for, and also state names and
addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of
the applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct
Supervisor/Superior at his/her present or former place of work.
Deadline: Friday, 27th April 2018
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