Fresher Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Officer Non-profit Jobs – Peer To Peer Uganda (PEERU)

Job Title:            Monitoring, Evaluation &
Research Officer

Organisation: Peer To Peer Uganda (PEERU)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Programmes Manager

About US:

Peer To Peer Uganda (PEERU) is a registered non-profit
organization that works towards social transformation and sustainable
development with special emphasis placed on vulnerable and inadequately served
groups of adolescents and youths (10 – 30 years) in Uganda. With foot prints in
over 16 districts, PEERU has demonstrated that young people are significant
actors in development and can drive positive change at grass root, national,
regional and global levels.

Job Summary:  The main objective of the Monitoring,
Evaluation, and Research Officer is to promote results-based management within
all PEERU programs. The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Officer will be
responsible for spearheading the development and implementation of an effective
monitoring and evaluation systems for ongoing and new PEERU programmes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Officer is expected to perform the
following functions;

Develop a strategy for data management, data
collection, data analysis, and sharing and learning opportunities for PEERU’s

Develop organizational monitoring and evaluation
tools, including frameworks, indicators, data collection methods, and data
quality assurance measures

Review organizational monitoring and evaluation
plan for each project and provide feedback on needs, trends, best practices,
and priorities to help in the design of the future interventions

Capacity building of  staff on monitoring and evaluation tools,
research tools, research methodology, database use, and data interpretation to
improve data for decision making and future project design

Perform program quality assurance activities
such as data quality audits, capacity assessments, mid-term and final
evaluation reviews, field monitoring and evaluations, and support assessments,
surveys, studies, and evaluations

Conduct needs assessments, literature reviews
and research projects and advise programmatic staff based on findings and
research for the organization

Provide assistance in proposal design and
project reporting related to research and monitoring and evaluation reporting

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s or
Post-graduate degree in relevant public health, epidemiology, statistics, and
economics or another social science, or related field

Additional related field trainings and
achievements are an advantage!

Knowledge and understanding of project
monitoring and evaluation

Understanding of the current M&E trends and
especially M&E systems in development organisations

At least one to three years’ experience in
designing, implementing, and overseeing monitoring and evaluation activities in
NGOs, e.g. surveys, assessments, or evaluations

Experience with statistical packages for data
analysis (Ms packages, SPSS, STATA, other packages and software, etc.)

Experience in conducting research that includes
quantitative or qualitative studies and/or literature reviews

Experience in monitoring and evaluating projects

Experience in database design, its management,
data collection, report writing and dissemination practices.

Experience of organising lesson-learning

Demonstrated strong writing skills, as evidenced
by past report and/or grant proposals

Monitoring and evaluation techniques and

Data collection and management skills

Analytical and research skills

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent computer knowledge with command on Ms
applications, MIS, SPSS, e-communication, applications, Google Drive, Google
Docs, Sheets, among others.

Time management and ability to prioritize
multiple tasks

Self-motivated person able to work without close

Willing to work additional hours at crucial

Able to work effectively in a diverse team

Able to promote PEERU’s mission, values, and

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should
submit their applications (1 page cover letter, CV, supporting documents) to
the addresses below, either in softcopy or hardcopy:

Email: OR hand deliver your application

Deadline: 25th February 2020

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