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Organization: Restless Development
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 37,241,409 Gross (Annual)
Reports to: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator

About US:
Restless Development (Uganda) is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by young people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic participation and youth employment and livelihoods.

Job Summary:  Restless Development Uganda is seeking to recruit a talented individual for the position of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Assistant Coordinator to lead M&E functions of the exciting Living programmes in Kampala. Through our living programmes we work with young people to help them build sustainable livelihoods through skills development, establishing market-driven enterprises, and creating job- shadowing and work placement opportunities. We support young people to achieve a decent living and hold governments accountable for investing in youth-driven sustainable economies.

The MEL Assistant Coordinator will work with the support of the programme team and MEL Coordinator to deliver the MEL functions for the Living programmes across Uganda and build the capacity of staff and partner organizations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Leading planning, monitoring and reporting systems (40%)
  • Contribute to the development of an M&E Plan and lead its implementation.
  • Assess the information requirements for the project and lead on design, development and review of all monitoring and reporting function, systems and tools for the project.
  • Support the programme teams to utilise planning, monitoring and reporting tools to capture information across programme indicators
  • Contribute to the development of performance frameworks and tools used by different stakeholders and ensure consistency with the definition and methodology of collection by keeping an M&E analysis plan for each indicator.
  • Support the design of M&E guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the project as aligned to the national compendium and ensure compliance across the entire project process in liaison with the M&E Unit at Head Office.
  • Design and lead training and other capacity building initiatives on monitoring and reporting systems for staff and volunteers in liaison with the M&E unit.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual M&E project reports as per organisational and donor requirements and guidelines such as Key Performance Indicator reports showing progress against each indicator, efficiency reports, NPRs (National Progress Reports) to support donor reporting requirements at all times (monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports)
  • Conduct performance reviews, validation and data use workshops periodically as agreed with the line manager
  • Conduct Data Quality Assessments for the project in collaboration with program staff and M&E Unit.
  • Support programme teams in development of monthly status updates of programmes by reviewing the quality of data.
Package and disseminate learnings (20%)
  • Lead the analysis of monitoring and reporting data and produce reports for timely dissemination to internal and external stakeholders
  • Organize multi-stakeholder review meetings and other internal and external fora to disseminate programme results and learning
  • Prepare internal and external reports as required in liaison with the Programmes team and the M&E unit at Head office.
  • Document lessons, best practices and impact from area project for learning within, across and outside Restless Development.
  • Ensure learning is shared and disseminated between Restless Development, development stakeholders at different fora within and outside the organization
  • Document case studies (Monthly) and Most Significant change Stories (MSCs) on a quarterly and bi-annual basis highlighting programme success and lead in the participatory review and selection of the MSCs.
Manage data storage system (20%)
  • Support programme team in documentation and filing of all programme data using both on and offline systems
  • Support the programme team to Manage (record/capture, analyse, report, disseminate and safely store) project data.
  • Establish and regularly update programme databases clearly showing the project reach across target population
  • Conduct data verification and quality assurance in line with organisational and donor requirements
  • Provide reports drawing on data captured as per organisational and donor requirements
Financial Management (10%)
  • Ensure timely requisitioning and accountability for activity funds as required
  • Ensure adherence to Restless Development Uganda's financial policies.
  • Ensure value for money in all finance transactions
Other (10%)
  • Fulfil other reasonable duties and responsibilities, as requested by the MEL Manager, Programme Manager and MEL Coordinator. Occasionally, work on weekends and holidays may be required, for which time off in lieu can be taken.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Restless Development Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Assistant Coordinator job should hold a degree in the field of Statistics, Demography, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Social development, Social Work and Social Administration, or any other relevant field of study.
  • Post-graduate Diploma in M&E is an added advantage
  • Post-graduate training in statistical data analysis software and packages is an added advantage.
  • Three years of experience in the development sector, including Research monitoring, evaluation and learning (e.g. data collection, entry, cleaning, analysis, reporting).
  • Understanding of monitoring, evaluation, learning and reporting systems and tools, including both qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Excellent understanding of development issues, particularly in relation to youth livelihoods and employment, sexual reproductive health, and civic engagement.
  • Excellent IT skills, including database design and maintenance, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Well versed and conversant with IT and internet based communications and sharing platforms like google drive, Email, Skype and social media.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and any other Ugandan language
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Restless Development Preferred
  • Experience working in a youthful, multicultural environment.

Desirable
  • Experience in training others in monitoring and evaluation tools and techniques
  • Strong data management and analysis skills including familiarity with Excel, Epi Info, SPSS, STATA and NVIVO,
  • Experience of supporting youth volunteering programmes
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating livelihood programs

Competencies: Individual must be results-oriented, highly self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical skills. The successful candidate will thrive in a multicultural environment as part of a rapidly growing and developing organization and be personally committed to Restless Development's mission and values.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Restless Development in the aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download here, and send it to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org. Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

Deadline: 14th August 2019

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