Coordinator Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting NGO Jobs – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)


Job Title:     Coordinator Planning, Monitoring,
Evaluation & Reporting (PME&R)

Organization: Uganda
Red Cross Society (URCS)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Secretary


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:   The role of the Coordinator Planning,
Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting will be to provide technical leadership,
oversight and strategic direction in the implementation of systems for
planning, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of the URCS strategy.  The Coordinator Planning, Monitoring,
Evaluation & Reporting will also provide technical leadership to develop
project framework, plans and indicators to capture performance results and
provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of
all project activities. He/ She will supervise and manage the M&E team to
design and implement project M&E activities, ensuring that lessons learned
are integrated into project implementation to continuously improve quality of
interventions and outcomes. He/ She will also be responsible for documenting
and disseminating project successes and challenges to URCS.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide overall leadership to the organization in the development of
    planning, monitoring and evaluation systems and processes for programs and
    projects in line with URCS M&E requirements, Donor requirements, and
    the URCS Strategic plan;
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Performance
    Monitoring Plan (PMP) to capture project performance and results,
    including routine service delivery data reporting, baseline and end line
    assessments, and all monitoring for process and outcome evaluations
  • Develop, review information and knowledge systems; and manage shared
    content with both internal and external stakeholders in line with open
    information policy and other organizational policies and procedures
  • Monitor and enforce URCS department, staff, branches and partners
    compliance to URCS M&E Standards and donor requirements;
  • Lead and provide technical assistance in documentation and reporting
    in all programs, projects and selected case stories and models and
    integration of lessons learnt into future programming, project planning
    and fundraising;
  • Build the capacity of staff and partners in development and
    implementation of Planning, M&E systems in line with the URCS strategy
    and policies;
  • Manage development, performance and motivation of staff in the PMER
    Unit line with URCS Human Resources policy;
  • Develop, lead the implementation, monitoring of and reporting on the
    performance of URCS-Corporate systems and strategy of knowledge management
    in line with URCS’ knowledge management priorities;
  • Lead the consolidation of strategic and periodic plans as well as
    corporate organization reports in line with planning and reporting
  • Coordinate implementation of M&E tools, including training and
    support for relevant project staff and volunteers on M&E tools, data
    collection and analysis, basic surveying and sampling techniques and
    support data analysis and usage;
  • Create and maintain a robust data and analytics program that
    provides timely and relevant data to stakeholders across the organization
    to promote learning, improve grant processing time, and systemize internal
  • Ensure all grants have updated work-plan and performance management
    plan (PMPs) in tandem with the grants requirements;
  • Take the lead in monitoring timely local grants closure – engaging
    both finance and program staff well in advance of closure deadlines and
    advising on issues related to staffing, disposition and reporting.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree preferably in Statistics,
    Economics, Demography, Project Planning and Management, Health Information
    Science or a related field that has a bias in planning, data
    management/analysis from a reputable institution;
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Statistics, Economics, Demography,  Project Planning and Management, Health
    Information Science or a related field that has a bias in planning,  data management/analysis from a
    reputable institution from a reputable institution;
  • At least five years of relevant experience in Planning, M&E or
    in implementation of humanitarian and development projects from a
    reputable international funding institutions, international  and national humanitarian  organizations;
  • Participatory approaches and methodologies
  • Data analysis and reporting skills
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Analytical Skills
  • Training
  • Dang of Trainers (ToT)
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Team Leadership
  • Proven integrity
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Corporate reporting and report -writing
  • Networking, alliance building and stakeholder management
  • Team building and management


How to Apply:

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 or hand delivered, and or
by post to:

The Secretary

Uganda Red Cross

Plot 551/555 Rubaga

P.O. Box 494,
Kampala, Uganda.




Applications from
suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are
hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS
is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its


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


Deadline: 28th September 2020


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