MEAL Officer – Education NGO Job Careers – ZOA

 

Job Title:    MEAL Officer – Education

Organization:  ZOA

Duty Station:  
Uganda

Reports to:  Project Manager

 

About US:

ZOA is an
international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical message of
reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its headquarters in the
Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on three continents. At
ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or natural disasters,
contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work together for a
promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities
we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.

 

Job Summary:  The
Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer-Education is
responsible for supporting strengthening of the MEAL system , data collection
and monitoring and ensuring quality implementation of project/program
interventions in Amudat District, specifically for the EMBRACE education
project. The MEAL Officer, with support from Project Manager/s, will be
responsible for the day to day M&E activities of the project assigned to
him/her. The MEAL Officer-Education, is technically supervised by the ZOA MEAL
Coordinator.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

 General

·       
Monitor
implementation of project activities in line with the project proposal to
achieve optimal project outputs and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor procedures
and targets;

·       
Strengthen
capacity of project/program team in conducting result oriented basic monitoring
and evaluation approaches;

·       
Accounts
timely for executed project activities in line with and according to relevant
ZOA policies and guidelines;

·       
Ensures
project outputs are consistent with project proposals, log frames and in line
with quality standards and country policies;

·       
Oversees
and ensures implementation is in line with standards and policies of both ZOA
and the Government of Uganda;

·       
Any
other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the project.

Reporting

·       
Provide
inputs to implementation of plans and activity/monthly reports;

·       
Identify,
document lessons learned and best practices;

·       
Prepare
and submit well written success stories;

·       
Contribute
to project reports or implementation plans as required by supervisor;

·       
Collect
monitoring data according to ZOA’s systems and activities in the project;

·       
Ensure
availability and utilization of data collection tools and databases.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a University degree in statistics, social sciences,
economics or related field, with background in Monitoring and Evaluation

·       
At least
2 – 3 years of successful experience in a similar position implementing related
projects;

·       
Excellent
facilitation, communication skills and writing ability;

·       
Familiar
with use of different statistical data analysis software

·       
Experience
in education projects and ASER/EGMA/EGRA tools and INEE standards is an added
advantage

·       
Experience
with implementing projects funded by institutional donors is an added
advantage;

·       
Excellent
spoken and written command of English, Kiswahili is an added advantage.

·       
Good
communication, writing and facilitation skills;

·       
Innovative,
creative and enthusiastic;

·       
Good
computer skills: Ms Excel, Ms Word and PowerPoint;

·       
Ability
to design data collection tool both paper based and Mobile based form (Kobo)

·       
Self-motivator,
able to work under minimum supervision;

·       
Ability
to drive a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license.

·       
Flexibility
and adaptability;

·       
Interpersonal
and cross-cultural sensitivity;

·       
Able to
work under pressures and meet deadlines;

·       
Able to
work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment;

·       
Aims to
integrate and reflect Christian values in relief and rehabilitation work.

·       
Ability
to travel or ride a motor bike to hard to reach locations of project implementation

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates with the required
qualification, experience, knowledge, skills, and attitude should send their
applications to ugandavacancies@zoa.ngo. Applications should only include the
following: cover letter and an updated CV (with three professional referees) of
which two must be 2 professional references, including your supervisor and the
most recent/previous employer, and 1 character reference could be your pastor
or priest.

 

Please indicate only
“Application MEAL Officer – Amudat” on the subject line. Qualified female
candidates and or individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to
apply.**

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 3rd October 2020

 

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