Monitoring and Results Measurement Officer Job Vacancies – Palladium

Job Title:    Monitoring and Results
Measurement Officer (MRM Officer)

Organisation: Palladium

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

About US:

Palladium is a
global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the
intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with
foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil
society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting
social, environmental and financial benefits.

About NU-TEC MD Project:

NU-TEC MD is a seven
year DFID funded programme that aims to increase the incomes and climate
resilience of poor-men and women in northern Uganda (NU) by (a) stimulating
sustainable, pro-poor growth in selected agricultural markets and (b) improving
the position of poor men and women within these market systems, to make them
more inclusive for poor people. 
Palladium manages the programme on behalf of DFID.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Results Measurement Officer
will be part of the MRM team. S/he will be responsible for assisting in the
creation of a strong, effective link between the programme’s MRM activities and
Intervention Managers, for proposing appropriate intervention-level research
approaches and for supporting the design of data collection, analysis and
dissemination strategies and tools. S/he will also support Intervention
Managers to conduct research and gather information for their work with private
sector actors and implementation of their monitoring plans. S/he will work to
ensure a culture of data use among programme staff and respond to their data
needs.

The NU-TEC MD staff
work as an integrated team. The Monitoring and Results Measurement Officer will
be expected to contribute to other research aspects of the programme, such as
gender, policy and environmental assessments, etc.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Support
Intervention Managers in developing monitoring plans for interventions with
private sector actors within their market sectors.

·       
Work
with the MRM Manager to assist Intervention Managers (IMs) in the design of
effective research tools, methods and plans for gathering information that can
inform programme strategies and capture intervention results.

·       
Support
IMs in designing Theory of Change and results chains

·       
Contribute
to programme strategies by providing data on intervention performance in a
timely and accurate manner;

·       
Support  Intervention 
Managers  in  gathering 
relevant  information  for 
their  various interventions,
identifying knowledge gaps and developing strategies to fill those gaps;

·       
Provide
feedback on reports and data analysis to facilitate the production of internal progress
reports as well as contribute to donor reports;

·       
Collect
farmer household level data with support from data collectors on a quarterly
basis;

·       
Ensure
data collectors capacities are built, and are compliant with the NU-TEC MD MRM guidelines
on partner relationship management and confidentiality;

·       
Build
capacity of partners and village agents on data collection, interpretation and
use of information to improve market intelligence and business performance;

·       
Identify
most significant case studies for the programme media consultant to document,
as and when required;

·       
Support
commissioned market surveys (such as MSAs);

·       
Support
coordination and logistics of internal research and external evaluation;

·       
Support
Annual Review process and follow-up and quality assurance of programme data;

·       
Support
field level tracking of both quantitative and qualitative data;

·       
Manage
data collection electronic devices (phones or tablets)

·       
Support
supervision of data collectors and ensure data quality, verifying and approving
data for submission into the online MIS system;

·       
Support
any other MRM tasks and functions as and when requested;

·       
Support
the NU-TEC MD programme team with any other duties assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a degree or similar qualification in Statistics, Economics or any
other social science with a quantitative element;

·       
Experience
in designing, managing and implementing research projects;

·       
Experience
in  survey  development 
and  data  collection 
instruments  for  programme monitoring;

·       
Experience
with different measurement and evaluation frameworks and techniques, such as
the logical framework approach and theories of change and organizational
learning, including participatory techniques;

·       
Advanced
proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and general working knowledge of ICT and
computers is essential;

·       
Previous
data analysis experience using Microsoft Excel or any other data analysis tool (STATA,
SPSS, etc.);

·       
Previous
experience in private sector development programmes and/or understanding of
inclusive and market systems development, including gender issues

·       
Knowledge
of the institutions, organizations and/or businesses providing services to the
agricultural sector in Uganda;

·       
Experience
or knowledge of relevant Northern Ugandan agricultural markets;

·       
Fluency
in Lango, Acholi or Luo language will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.

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