Planning Monitoring Evaluation & Documentation Officer Job Careers – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS

Job Title:       Planning Monitoring Evaluation &
Documentation Officer

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS

Duty Station:  Uganda

Grade:             UR 5

Reports to:   Coordinator- Performance Monitoring
Evaluation & Reporting

About US:

Uganda Red Cross
Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and
a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Job Summary:  Under the general direction and supervision of
the PMER coordinator and URCS Project Officer, and in close collaboration with
the Germany Red Cross (GRC) Project Delegate, M&E Officer will support the
WASH Palorinya and INFLWAHE projects in all matters related to Monitoring,
Evaluation, Reporting and Learning. This includes regular monitoring visits to
the project areas, as well as collection, consolidation and analysis of field
monitoring data with respect to the M&E plan and log frame outcome and
output indicators and activities. In addition, M&E officer will be
responsible for the preparation of monitoring reports as well as quarterly and
interim narrative reports required by the WASH Palorinya and INFLWAHE teams.  S/he will be actively involved in the
planning, implementation and coordination of internal and external monitoring
and evaluation activities including the end line survey.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Ensure understanding of roles, responsibilities,
relationships and accountabilities within URCS and with its partners.

·       Work towards the achievement of project goals
through effective output and outcome level monitoring of activities paying due
attention to the quality and impact of interventions,

·       Perform other work related duties and
responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor

·       Uphold the principles of the RC/RC movements
and the code of conduct

·       Plan and conduct regular monitoring in the
project area according to monitoring plan in close coordination with URCS
project officers and GRC Delegates;

·       Develop monitoring tools for output and
outcome level indicators as per MoVs in LFA/M&E plan;

·       Collect, consolidate, analysis and generate
quantitative/qualitative reports with respect to project progress and LFA
outcome, output indicators;

·       Prepare monitoring and quarterly narrative
reports in close collaboration with the program staff in accordance with URCS
internal reporting schedules;

·       Document success stories, lesson learn and
challenges and their impacts on targeted communities;

·       Support and contribute to the preparation of
interim reports for the donors – FFO and BMZ;

·       Coordinate and participate in M&E
activities such as the end line and internal and external monitoring visit by
URCS senior management and/or the GRC team from Kampala/ Berlin;

·       Closely work with community engagement and
accountability Focal Person to develop community accountability mechanism;

·       Support the development of M&E tools,
training and data cleaning for food security, livelihood and household energy
interventions in Bidibidi and Palorinya;

·       Support development of ODK & KOBO tools
and training for field volunteers;

·       Aggregate and submit project data on a
quarterly basis for activity info platform reporting;

·       Participate in quarterly MEAL data
consolidation processes to inform Balance Score Card Performance Management at
URCS Head quarter.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors’
Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Demography, Project Planning and
Management, Health Information Science or a related field that has a bias in
data management/analysis from a reputable institution;

·       Postgraduate qualification in Statistics,
Quantitative Economics, Demography, 
Project Planning and Management, Health Information Science or a related
field that has a bias in data management/analysis from a reputable institution
will be an added advantage.

·       At least three years’ relevant work
experience in similar position with monitoring responsibilities and/or relevant
experience in project management and reporting;

·       Relevant working experience with emergency
response or development projects, preferably in the WASH, Cash and Voucher

·       Experience in working with Red Cross /Red
Crescent movement and or International NGOs is a plus.

·       National /locals of west Nile strongly
encouraged to apply

·       High level of Integrity

·       Excellent command of English language, both
written and spoken.

·       Working knowledge of Kuku , Madi and Arabic would
be an asset.

·       Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, Power
point, access etc.), proficiency in the set-up and use of Excel spreadsheets
and programming of data collection software such as ODK and KOBO.

·       Practical experience on ODK and mobile data
collection tools, preferably including KOBO tool box.

·       Good skills in basic mathematics is essential
and ideally some exposure to the application of statistics, sampling and data
management (for example, the post-holder will need to be able to add up totals,
calculate percentages and ratios and understand basic statistical analysis)

·       Skills and experience in collecting,
analyzing and presenting data

·       Discretion and understanding about the
treatment and protection of sensitive information, particularly beneficiary data,
and knowledge of how to apply data protection principles and tools.

·       Ability to work self-motivated and
independently and as member of a team

·       Excellent attention to detail and the ability
to understand logical progression of a project cycle and a project log-frame

·       Strong personal initiative and skills for

How to Apply:

All suitable
candidates please send your filled application form at the link below.


Attach your academic
transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic
transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to: or hand
delivered, and or by post to:

Please send your
filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates.
The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed
to; or hand delivered, and or by post to:

The Secretary General,

Uganda Red Cross

Plot 551/555 Rubaga

P.O. Box 494,
Kampala, Uganda.


Due to large volumes
of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing
shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 6th April 2020 at 5:00 pm

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