Advisor on Monitoring & Evaluation EUTF Programme Jobs – GIZ

Job Title:        Advisor
on Monitoring & Evaluation
Organization: GIZ
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Program
About US:
The European Union
Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF) and the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation
and Development (BMZ) have commissioned the Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) with the programme ”Supporting Refugees and Host
Communities in Northern Uganda“. The main objective of the programme is the
improvement of the inclusive socio-economic development of refugees and the
host population within the three districts of Northern Uganda, namely Arua,
Adjumani and Moyo, which are amongst the districts with the highest percentage
of refugees. The programme combines the support to the district local
government structures, efforts to create income and employment and the support
for agricultural activities.
Job Summary:  The Advisor on Monitoring & Evaluation is
responsible for;
  • Development, Planning and Coordinating of the M&E system of the
    Program according to EU and BMZ requirements
  • Regular reporting according to the M&E system and advising the
    steering decisions of Program Management based on M&E knowledge
  • Capacity building for identified staff and partners
  • Overall Quality Management of the Program
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develops and organises quality assurance measures and suggests
    necessary changes, improvements and initiatives
  • Initiates the development of a system with standards and procedures
    to ensure credible, reliable, timely, and cost-effective monitoring of
    data for strategic planning, uphold accountability and contribute to
    inform critical management decisions.
  • Prepares and trains staff, on project and program design, monitoring
    and evaluation concepts, skills and tools.
  • Strengthens the evaluations, ensures that they are enshrined in the
    project life cycle routines, and that they are timely, useful, and
    ethical, upholding the criteria and standards.
  • Oversees the development and assuring the quality of specific
    planning, assessment, m&e and reporting tools for consistent and
    quality data collection
  • Provides technical guidance to programme staff in incorporating
    appropriate m&e systems into projects based on needs, donor
    requirements, resources and capacities.
  • Liaises with external organizations and M&E experts to identify
    and disseminate good M&E practices and contributes to knowledge
  • Performs assigned tasks by the commissioning parties related to
  • Ensures that program monitoring is based on conflict sensitivity and
    the do-no-harm-principle
  • Prepares appropriate input for various project/programme reports
    including annual reports, and contributes to the other reports required by
    the programme manager and GIZ head office
  • Assists with research activities and studies on political issues
    which benefit joint programmes

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in social sciences,
    management, economics or related field
  • At least three years of experience in designing and implementing
    integrated results-based M&E systems and processes.
  • Detailed knowledge of log-frame-based project design, monitoring and
  • Experience as evaluator
  • Sound background of social research methodologies, including a
    highly developed analytical and communication skills and ability to
    assimilate and process information for wide-ranging audiences
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Solid understanding of the District Local Government and refugees
    related issues
  • Knowledge of databases and computer-based management information
  • Familiarity with EU/GIZ operating environment is an asset
  • Self-motivated, with good judgment and initiative, and the ability
    to work with others
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills with ability
    to motivate colleagues to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Able to prioritize and achieve results through collaboration
  • Understanding of humanitarian principles, as well as gender,
    protection, social or human vulnerability issues
  • Cultural sensitive and curious about other perspectives
  • Strong capacity to handle complex tasks independently
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner with multiple stakeholders
    at various levels from international to national, sub-national and
    community levels
  • Madi or Lugbara language skills are an asset
  • Knowledge of German is an asset
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates are invited to send their applications enclosing curriculum vitae,
academic and professional certificates along with the names and contacts of
three referees. Applications should be sent by post, courier, hand delivery or
e-mail to The Director Executive Recruitments, Future Options Consulting Ltd,
4th Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road, P.O. Box: 34934, Kampala, Uganda. Phone:
0393 265028/9, 0414-231204/6; Email:
(Please include the title of the position for which you are applying in the
subject line of the email).
Deadline:  12th
October 2018 by 5.00pm
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