10 Fresher Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer USAID Project Jobs – Youth Alive Uganda

 

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation
(M&E) Officer (10 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organization:  Youth Alive Uganda

Project Funding Source: United States Agency for International
Development (USAID)

Duty Station: Agago,
Apac, Dokolo, Gulu, Omoro, Kitgum, Kole, Nwoya, Oyam, and Lira, Uganda

Reports to: Monitoring
Evaluation and Learning Manager

 

About US:

Youth Alive Uganda
is the leader in innovative children, adolescents and youth integrated
development programming since 1993. Youth Alive Uganda is a registered youth
led and children/youth focused NGO that implements children and youth
integrated development programs across the country in four thematic areas;
Health, Livelihood, Education, Human rights and skills Development and
Mentorship.

 

About USAID Project:

Youth Alive Uganda
is an Implementing Partner on the five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and
Youth Development (ICYD) Activity in partnership with World Education Bantwana
Initiative and Education Development Centre. The goal of (ICYD) Activity is for
Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the
support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive
lives. The USAID ICYD activity aims to improve learning outcomes, advance HIV
epidemic control in Uganda and ensure that children and youth have the
opportunity to lead resilient, healthy and productive lives. The USAID ICYD
Activity will deliver critical HIV/GBV/violence prevention and response services
to children and youth and their families in communities, clinics, and schools.

 

Job Summary:  Under
the overall guidance of the MEL Manager, the M&E Officer will be
responsible for the monitoring and ensuring high quality and timely data
inputs, and for ensuring that the project activities result in the achievement
of its intended outputs in a timely manner. The M&E officer will be
responsible for implementing the M&E activities of the Project at the
district level. He/She will work in close collaboration with the data clerk and
project team, other Youth Alive staff and different stake holders.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Work
with MEL Manager to develop the project Performance Monitoring Plan and data
collection tools

·       
Support
routine M&E of project activities & keep track of all the monitoring
and evaluation schedules and work with the project’s technical staff, district
personnel and other stake holders to design and implement M&E procedures

·       
Establish
processes and protocols for overseeing data collection, verification, and
quality assurance at community and district levels.

·       
Participate
in developing weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and maintaining
high standards of stewardship and accountability for all activity resources

·       
Provide
supervision to staff and partners to ensure proper implementation of planned
activities following the set Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

·       
Mentor
and support staff, partners and community resource persons on effective
documentation of project activities and report writing.

·       
Maintaining
an up-to-date data base for all beneficiaries, households and ensure all
relevant data collection documents are administered appropriately.

·       
Analyze
data, review monthly and quarterly reports for onward submission to the MEL
Manager and MEL Director.

·       
Provide
updates from monitoring and data analysis to the program staff and management
as required.

·       
Participate
in any M&E trainings

·       
Coordinate
internal Routine Data Quality Assurance (RDQA) sessions at all levels and
ensure that findings are shared with Program Team

·       
Ensure
that indicator data evidence is submitted by technical teams in a timely
fashion, is reviewed for completion, and is filed as per standard operating
procedures

·       
Perform
regular data backups

·       
Maintain
records of project data, lessons learned, success stories and best practices
and share with all concerned

·       
Ensure
implementation and maintenance of project databases and maintain a functional
physical document management system at the district level

·       
Conduct
support supervision visits to implementing partners to observe, monitor, and
provide guidance and quality feedback on the use of data collection tools.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree, Social Sciences, Development studies,
Health Informatics, or related fields.

·       
A post
graduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage.

·       
2-3
years of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation. Experience with USAID OVC
projects is an added advantage

·       
Advanced
skills in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint)

·       
Experience
in working on databases (online beneficial) and Ministry databases (OVC MIS,
HMIS)

·       
Experience
in cleaning, entering, aggregating and generating reports from data using
database platforms

·       
Ability
to do data visualization into infographics and design clear and attractive
presentations and other communication documents to communicate results are an
added advantage

·       
Knowledge
of online, open-source data collection tools

·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills

·       
High
level of accuracy, attention to detail and thoroughness

·       
Ability
to work under minimal supervision, be proactive, initiative and with sound
judgment

·       
High
level of integrity and accountability, flexible approaches to work coupled with
enthusiasm, commitment and energetic

 

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates should send their application letters and resumes (no academic
documents) in a SINGLE PDF DOCUMENT to careers@youthaliveuganda.org. The subject
of the email should contain job title and name of the candidate.

 

Note:
Hand delivered applications will not be considered.

 

Deadline: 29th October 2020 by 05:00pm Ugandan time

 

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