2 Data Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation Officers – Uganda Biodiversity Fund (UBF)

 

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer (2 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Uganda
Biodiversity Fund (UBF)

Funding Source: European Union (EU)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

The Uganda
Biodiversity Fund (UBF) is an independent institution. ‘a Trust Fund’ established
as a mechanism to provide sustainable financing for the conservation of
priority biodiversity and ecosystem services in Uganda. The mission of UBF is:
“to serve as a catalyst for mobilizing managing and channeling financial
resources for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of natural
resources in Uganda for the benefit of current and future generations and the
intrinsic value of nature”. UBF has received a Grant from The European
Commission represented by the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic
of Uganda. for implementing a project titles, Restoring and Conserving degraded
fragile ecosystems for improved Community Livelihoods among the Refugee and
Host Communities of West Nile Region and the mid-Albertine Rift.

 

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will
work in the Programs Department supporting the Projects Manager through
providing professional expertise in the development and implementation of
systems for monitoring and evaluation of all UBF’s programs and projects. The
MEO is responsible for development of M&E tools, data capture and analysis,
and information and knowledge sharing. Also responsible for gender
mainstreaming, environmental and social safeguards, and reporting. Based at UBF
in Kampala but with frequent travel to project sites.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Monitoring,
Evaluation, and Learning

·       
Leads in
preparation and implementation of project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
plans and systems, with clear objectives, appropriate Key Performance
Indicators, activities, expected outputs, required inputs, etc.

·       
Supports
organisational capacity assessment and develops tools for data capture and
analysis.

·       
Develops
tools for data capture and analysis and communicates to staff the kind of data
that needs to be collected.

·       
Develop
and periodically share the performance of indicators and targets.

·       
Monitor
compliance to the M&E frameworks and guidelines.

·       
Collates
and analyses organisational data and prepares appropriate reports with
recommendations.

·       
Compiles
documentation for learning, accountability, and reporting

·       
Monitor
compliance to the M&E frameworks and guidelines

·       
Responsible
for data quality assessments.

·       
Documents
lessons learnt from implementation of programs and projects and supports annual
pause and reflect sessions for the organisation.

·       
Compiles
documentation for learning, accountability, and reporting

·       
Participates
in Program reviews and evaluations.

·       
Offers
technical assistance to sub-grantees to reinforce grants monitoring.

Program Development
and Fundraising

·       
Supports
review and updating of UBF’s Grants Funding Program.

·       
Compiles
documentation for fundraising for the different teams as required

·       
Contributes
to development of Concept Notes and Proposals targeted at acquiring funds for
biodiversity conservation

·       
Actively
participates in meetings as appropriate to collectively plan and execute
programmatic and fundraising activities.

Capacity Building

·       
Support
development of training concepts and TOR in line with M&E framework
requirements

·       
Train
staff and partners in M&E

·       
Conduct
post-training evaluation of the impact of the trainings.

·       
Provide
technical support to program in understanding M&E requirements, use of
formats, generating baselines, and indicators

·       
Carry
out any other roles as assigned by supervisor.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job must hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in either Biodiversity Conservation, Development Studies, or
equivalent

·       
Training
in M&E, Data Management, MIS is required

·       
A
minimum of three years of similar work experience in a reputable organization

·       
Previous
experience working with MIS and data management package

·       
Experience
with EU funded projects is desirable

·       
Skills:
Analytical and conceptual; research; report writing; interpersonal; ability to
work independently; self-motivated and paying attention to detail; networking
and teamwork with ability to steer working groups; knowledge management;
ability to establish critical working relationships.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications with updated CV including three work related
referees should be addressed to: The Executive Director through e-mail address:
humanresource@ugandabiodiversityfund.org

 

Please indicate the
title of the job you are applying for in the Subject line of the Email. Only
those applications received via e-mail shall be considered.

 

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Any applications submitted
after the deadline shall not be considered.

 

Deadline: 31st December 2020 by 3:00 pm

 

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