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Senior Programme Officer – Monitoring and Evaluation Non-profit Careers - National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

Organization: National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Manager Knowledge Management

About US:
The National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an umbrella organization promoting the rights of Persons with disabilities in Uganda with the vision of having ‘Dignity for every person with disability.’ NUDIPU exists to advocate for the rights of PWDs in a unified voice for improved livelihoods.

Job Summary:   The Senior Programme Officer Monitoring and Evaluation will manage a robust M&E function / system for the organization and the M&E of the respective projects for timely, quality reporting and learning. The senior programme officer Monitoring and Evaluation will be responsible for monitoring and ensure that organizational activities and results are achieved in a cost effective and timely manner. S/he will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E framework and activities of the projects, assist the Programme staff in preparing reports on regular basis. S/he will also support resource mobilization function. This job will belong to the Knowledge Management Programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Planning, development and implementation 
  • Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of NUDIPU's programmes /projects including initiating new ideas and concepts.
  • Ensure the incorporation of appropriate M&E as well as Knowledge Management components and resources in the respective programmes and projects.
  • Coordinate baseline studies and generally ensure that the design of NUDIPU's programmes are based on a sound evidence base.
  • Support the NUDIPU programme team in ensuring that organizational interventions are implemented in a result/outcome oriented manner.
  • Participate in review of the Strategic plan to ensure continued relevance in a changing environment.
  • Participate in raising of resources to build NUDIPU reserves.
  • Carry out research in relevant pertinent issues to build a body of knowledge and influence change at various levels.
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Develop a comprehensive M&E framework that is aligned to the strategic Plan of NUDIPU including appropriate quality standards and indicators.
  • Develop project and programme specific M&E frameworks.
  • Design and operationalize an appropriate data and information management system to support the M&E function in the organization.
  • Develop, pre-test and disseminate appropriate tools for data collection across the various projects and programmes of the organization.
  • Build the capacity of all programme staff in M&E and support them in rolling out the M&E function of their respective programmes.
  • Provide technical advice and follow up with programme implementers to ensure compliance with the M&E needs of the organization.
  • Organize and undertake periodic monitoring visits across programmes to ensure compliance with programming quality standards.
  • Coordinate the timely collection of good quality ME data, analyze and prepare appropriate M&E reports for the various projects and programmes to meet internal organizational and donor needs.
  • Coordinate periodic (mid-term and end of term) project/programme reviews and evaluations and ensure that they are undertaken in a timely manner.
Learning and knowledge management
  • Organize reflection and learning fora to enable staff to share experiences from programme implementation and draw lessons from successes and failures.
  • Ensure ongoing documentation, codification and sharing of good practices.
  • Support the management team to ensure that the evidence and learning from programme implementation, informs decision making and ongoing improvement of organizational programming practices.
Members’ M&E Capacity Building
  • Identify the capacity development needs of member organizations (DUs & DPOs) in the area of M&E as well as Knowledge Management.
  • Plan and execute capacity building interventions and activities (trainings, learning visits, technical backstopping and mentorships) for member organizations and other partners in the areas of Monitoring, Evaluation and knowledge management.
Resource Mobilization and Grant Management
  • Develop a resource mobilization strategy in liaison with the HoP and Knowledge Management Manager.
  • Spearhead proposal writing and support proposal development process for other programme areas within NUDIPU.
  • Represent NUDIPU at other forums (including donor meetings) as required by the ED and HoP
  • Participate in the technical aspects for project proposal development process for the KM department.
  • Facilitate donor visits and assessments as and when necessary.
  • Support Officers to prepare narrative donor reports.
Other tasks and Responsibilities
  • Participate in the organization's key events and represent the organization in relevant fora.
  • Provide technical guidance, couching and mentoring to staff and volunteers.
  • Support and participate in other programme area activities when required.
  • Ensure that resources under his/her care are properly deployed and utilized.
  • Ensure vulnerable people (aged, youth, women & children) participate in NUDIPU activities.
  • Undertake all necessary actions to protect and promote the image and brand of NUDIPU.
  • Carry out own administrative functions including timely filing and the use of Word for the production of own correspondences and reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Development Studies, Management Information System or any other relevant degree. A post graduate training in Project Management including M&E is a Must.
  • Three years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E systems.
  • Skills in project Monitoring and Evaluation and knowledge in data analysis tools. Set up an M&E system, Project development and proposal writing, and implementation of development- type projects.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of human rights and disability issues.
  • Multi-tasking, attention to detail, critical reasoning and problem solving, ability to work under pressure in a complex organization proactive and very flexible.
  • Communication and interpersonal relationship
  • Capacity to understand and analyse national, regional, and local politics, ability to understand new issues.
  • Creativity and analytical capacity to design and implement grants with the interface between government and communities.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their capability statements, CVs and two professional referees to the “Executive Director” either via post to: NUDIPU, P.O. Box 8567 Kampala OR Physically to NUDIPU offices on Plot 530, Bukoto-Kisaasi Road,

NB: Applicants are advised to clearly mark the application envelopes by indicating the position applied for.

Deadline: 17th August 2018

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