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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Grants NGO Careers - ChildFund International


Organisation: ChildFund International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: M&E and KML Specialist

About US:
For over seventy years globally, ChildFund International has been providing help to deprived, excluded and vulnerable children to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities. We promote societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Grants mainly provides technical assistance in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems for country office programs/projects; develops capacity among affiliate partners in program monitoring and evaluation management, and promotes networking with program stakeholders..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Establish and implement a comprehensive project MBE and knowledge management system to enhance impact monitoring quality control and evaluation in order to improve internal processes and results delivery
  • Support area programs projects in developing monitoring and data collection plans and methodologies, including appropriate tools, and oversee quality Implementation of M&E activities to meet ChildFund International standards, i.e. coordinating the development projects' Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP)
  • Support programs/projects in designing and conducting baseline surveys, mid-term evaluations, specialized studies and final evaluations to include rigorous sampling methodologies, data collection instruments, analysis and report development.
  • Provide support for annual reviews and reflections with implementing staff and communities and analyze data trends towards objectives achievement.
  • Support development of programs project management information system (MIS), harnessing new information technology for the compilation, analysis, storage, and retrieval of data and knowledge for programs development; provide technical assistance to implementation teams to ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Develop and document M&E framework identified at strategy development stage into an M&E system, with all sub-systems (planning, monitoring and evaluation) and well defined performance indicators.
  • Ensure program designs ensure rigorous logic between activities, outputs, results and indicators, i.e. to ensure that all programs/projects are based on logical and sound log frames.
  • Assist in the preparation of project-related documents and on-demand reports within set deadline. Implement project monitoring mechanisms that comply with grants and project agreements
  • Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy Other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the ChildFund Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Grants job placement should preferably hold a Postgraduate training in M&E 
  • Three years of demonstrated experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation in development organizations, working in child-centered programs design and implementation experience including working with community-based organizations and managing field staff.
  • Computer proficiency in general office software applications (i.e. Word, Access, Excel, and Outlook including practical knowledge of statistical and data management packages/applications such as SPSS, STATA and ODK data collection platform
  • Experience in sponsorship organization highly desirable.
  • Experience in strategic planning approaches - including, needs assessment and programs design, logical framework development, selecting indicators, implementing monitoring plans, co-ordinating evaluations and data analysis.
  • Experience in M&E methods and approximates (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory work with qualification with relevant work experience in lieu of the qualification.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional papers and names of three professional referees with their Email/ daytime telephone contacts to: The Country Director, ChildFund International, P.O. Box 3342, Kampala, Uganda Email: ugandahr@childfund.org OR Hand deliver to ChildFund National Office located on Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road P.O. Box 3341, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: 25th September 2019

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