MEAL Officer Job Opportunity – Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Job Title:   MEAL Officer

Organization:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Duty Station:
Yumbe, Uganda

About US:

Welthungerhilfe
(WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development
agencies in Germany. The objective of the program in Uganda is to improve
livelihoods of the most vulnerable population in rural areas through
interventions that increase their Food and Nutrition Security, improve
sustainable access to WASH services and support the employability of youth
through vocational and life skills training. We understand that livelihoods of
the rural population in Uganda have improved in a sustainable way when people
are able to meet their basic food needs, have access to clean drinking water
and safe sanitation, live in a healthy environment and take up opportunities to
earn and diversify a decent income.

In Uganda,
Welthungerhilfe currently operates in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Moroto,
Nakapiripirit, Napak, Amudat, Fortportal, Katakwi, Amuria, Mukono, Wakiso and
country office in Kampala.

About Project:

Welthungerhilfe is
anticipating funding from BMZ to implement the project: “Cross-border
strengthening of the resilience of South Sudanese refugees and their host and
return communities in Uganda and South Sudan” in Yumbe district. 
Duration: The
initial contract will be for 12 months with possibility of extension to 3 years

Vacancies in the
Project: Welthungerhilfe is looking for dynamic and team oriented staff who can
work independently and contribute to further improving the quality of the Project.
The successful candidates will be based in the Welthungerhilfe – Yumbe Project
Office in

Yumbe Town. The
positions are to be filled by September 01, 2020.

Job Summary:  The MEAL Officer will support the Project
Manager and project staff in all data collection, analysis, and learning
activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish of
the project and provide technical support to the M&E unit within the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Develop and set up a monitoring and
evaluation system which meets the requirements of the donor and informs about
the performance results in all sectors.

·       Work closely with Project team to assess
field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the
collection of quality data under the supervision of the Project Manager and
support of MEAL Coordinator.

·       Ensure that the impact of all intervention is
measurable, enhancing accountability to beneficiaries and gender equality is
met.

·       Mainstream CHS /CRM (Core Humanitarian
Standards and Complain Response Mechanism) in the project to enhance
accountability.

·       Follow up, advise and adjust monitoring
practices based on log frames and monitoring plans in the projects to ensure
compliance with donor requirements and MEAL standards.

·       Integrate Welthungerhilfe success indicators
in the project log frame and ensure that these are measured during project
implementation.

·       Establish and manage a database, assist in
data analysis and supervise regular data collection.

·       Facilitate learning processes among staff by
providing summaries, facilitating discussions and preparing presentations on
lessons learnt.

·       Conduct regular project site visits and provide
detailed information for narrative reporting and documentation.

·       To collaborate with the Project Management
unit as assigned by the Project Manager in reviewing and preparing monthly,
quarterly and final narrative reports.

·       To work with other members of the team, as
need be, on follow up of project indicators, implementation of processes,
standard operating procedures.

·       Contribute to all project planning,
activities.

·       Perform other duties as assigned by the
Project Manager from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Required:

·       The applicant must hold a post graduate
diploma in monitoring and evaluation, or project planning and management.

·       Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social
Science, Information technology, Development studies or relevant field.

·       Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel,
Power point, SPSS, Access, Akvo flow, Mwater

·       Very good knowledge and experience with both
practical and theoretical data analysis and compilation.

·       At least three years of M&E work
experience in multi sectorial rural development projects preferable with
international NGOs.

·       Valid riding permit.

Desired:

·       Experience in working independently and
result oriented.

·       Very good communication skills both oral and
written

·       Good command of English and knowledge of local
language is desirable

·       Excellent interpersonal skills

How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested applicants should submit via email their application letter and
detailed curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) containing contact details and
telephone numbers of 3 work related reference persons to uga.kampala.office@welthungerhilfe.de
Files should be submitted in single email with standard file types like MS
Word(.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and should not exceed 2MB.

Please indicate the
position for which you are applying for in the subject line of your E-mail.
Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe
is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged
to apply.

Job applicant’s
privacy notice: All the information you provide during the process will only be
used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or
regulatory requirements if necessary. 
We will not share
any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any
third parties outside of this purpose.

Deadline: 12th August
2020 at 5:00 pm

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