Fresher Research / Information Management / M & E Officer Jobs – Advocacy Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture (ACSA)

Job Title:      Research
/ Information Management / M & E Officer

Organization: Advocacy
Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture (ACSA)

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

Advocacy Coalition
for sustainable Agriculture (ACSA) is a national network of civil society
organizations providing sustainable agriculture, agricultural market
development, research and advocacy aiming at increasing farmer’s understanding
and policy issues affecting small holder farmers in Uganda. ACSA is seeking to
recruit a National Coordinator to support the fulfilment of her mandate, which
is [HE1]”Advocating for the agrarian policy environment for small holder
farmers in Uganda” among 29 CSOs.

About Project:

ACSA has got funding
from Misereor – Germany to implement a three-year project under the title “Influencing
Agrarian Policy Environment in Uganda for better service delivery”, commencing
in August 2019.

Job Summary:  The Research / Information Management / M
& E Officer will liaise with private and public institutions to influence a
friendly agrarian policy environment in Uganda. The ideal candidate should be a
good organizer / mobilize and willing to network with both public and private
sectors with a passion to improve the quality of life of smallholder farmers.
The candidate will contribute to the design of innovative and multi-sectoral
interventions that lead to friendly agrarian policies in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Design and create foundational data and M & E system for the
  • Conduct studies on relevant agrarian policy issues
  • Conduct monitoring visits among ACSA member organizations in the
    project areas in Uganda
  • Write reports and present data in a clear, concise, and actionable
  • Write progressive reports and present them to the National
  • Engage in advocacy activities related to agrarian policies organized
    by other stakeholders
  • Design and conduct training on statistical methods, analyses,
    interpretation for member organizations
  • Interpret and determine data accuracy and validity

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Experience in Knowledge and information management
  • Experience and Knowledge Quantitative economics
  • Knowledge in M & E systems for agriculture projects
  • Computer literacy
  • Report writing skills
  • Must have a Valid Driving permit
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively in the project areas
  • High proficiency in spoken and written English.

How to Apply:

Please submit a
letter of application with curriculum vitae, names and addresses (including
telephone/e-mail) of three referees, and date of availability. You can send
your application addressed to: The ACSA Chairman Board of Directors, P. O. Box
21556, Kampala or by email, stating the job title in the subject line to

Or hand – deliver
your application to Caritas Kampala Offices at Nsambya, plot No. 1538/39 Old
Ggaba road between Monday and Friday during working hours (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM).

Deadline: 17th July 2019

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