Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager USAID Project Jobs – Youth Alive Uganda

 

 

Job Title:    Monitoring Evaluation and
Learning Manager

Organization:  Youth Alive Uganda

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

Duty Station: Gulu
/ Lira, Uganda

Reports to: Project
Director/OVC Specialist and Director Strategic Information

 

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: The
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager, will provide leadership and
technical guidance to the project team on all MEL related issues.The MEL Manger
has the primary responsibility for establishing and managing a data processing
system including tracking project performance and proving recommendations for
improvement in implementation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordinate
the development of a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework for the
program ensuring data systems established can measure progress against impact.

·       
Coordinate
the implementation of all MEL processes, systems, and guidance including leading
the design and rolling out of reporting initiatives of the program.

·       
Update
and review the M&E plan annually to ensure all M&E needs and
requirements are documented and adhered to.

·       
Provide
oversight to M&E Officers to ensure quality assurance in data and reporting
processes

·       
Conduct
training for partners and staff in the use of the MEL systems and tools for
record-keeping and collecting monitoring data.

·       
Consolidate
monitoring data for reporting against the performance indicators for donor
reporting and internal program review.

·       
Review
and analyze project monitoring data and generate user–friendly analyses
thereof, including the use of graphics.

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

·       
Work
closely with the M&E Officers and other technical staff to develop data
collection plans and methodologies.

·       
Provide
MEL support to the senior management team for the compilation and completion of
donor reports.

·       
Share
performance reports with staff and management on a monthly basis to support
management decision making and take lead in reflections about performance with
the project team.

·       
Carry
out data quality assessments, vulnerability assessments, beneficiary
verifications and any assessment and audits that improve program quality.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Master’s degree or its equivalent in statistics,
demographics, public policy, international development, Social Sciences,
economics. Advanced training in M&E, statistics will be added advantage.

·       
At least
three years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for
implementing M&E activities of international development projects.

·       
Proven
success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from
project initiation to closeout stages, experience with USAID/PEPFAR preferred.

·       
Experience
designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.

·       
Experience
in preparing high quality success stories, case studies and operational
research reports.

·       
Experience
in capacity building for monitoring and evaluation

·       
Good
working knowledge of major databases and at least 2 analytical programs
including Excel, ODK, DHIS2, OVC MIS, Epi-Info.

·       
Strong
organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

·       
Ability
to work in a challenging environment, under high pressure and tight deadlines

 

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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