Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Jobs – African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE)

 

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer

Organisation: African Centre for Trade and
Development (ACTADE)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Director of Programmes

Salary (Gross Annual): 39,000,000/=

 

About US:

African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE) was registered in 2003
as a Non-Government Organisation (S. 5914/ 4516) with the main purpose of
influencing and facilitating the development and promotion of trade, and sustainable
development. ACTADE’s programming covers the areas of trade empowerment,
inclusive budgeting and climate change action.

 

Job Summary:  As the
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, you will bring solid professional
experience, knowledge and skills in M&E to support the organisation and
staff undertake various processes and procedures employing different tools to
undertake documentation and evidence building on results and outcomes of the
Citizens’ Voice and Action project at ACTADE. This will include but not be
limited to qualitative and quantitative research skills, designing a toolkit of
participatory methods and approaches to support staff in community-level
qualitative and quantitative data collection, entry, analysis, report
generation and dissemination. You will lend your strong analytical lens to your
work with colleagues. You will update databases and ensure a functional M&E
system that captures and stores data for various purposes including supporting
informed decision making, effective planning, corrective action and
demonstrating changes achieved as a result of the Citizen Voice and Action
project by ACTADE. A key deliverable of the role will be to review the M&E
framework. You will work with staff to improve on both their quantitative and
qualitative data analysis capacities and how data is used for reporting,
learning and sharing on project progress and for program quality improvement.
This includes pulling together key learning in an accessible format for a range
of stakeholders, senior management, board and beneficiaries.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 

  • Lead the development of the ACTADE
    Monitoring and Evaluation system.
  • Lead the design of the data collection
    tools and ensure their correct utilisation.
  • Lead the design of project baselines,
    midlines and endlines, including design of tools and managing their
    effective implementation.
  • Lead the data collection to draft
    baseline, quarterly, annual, midline and endline reporting/evaluations
    reporting ensuring gender and other disadvantaged groups data
    disaggregation.
  • Plan and execute activities in line with
    ACTADE’s communication strategy including providing evidence to inform
    communication stories/messages.
  • Develop and document high level lesson
    learning, e.g. policy briefs, technical papers, best practices, and case
    studies.
  • Provide technical support to ACTADE
    staff in monitoring, reporting and documenting key learnings, best
    practices, processes and outcomes.
  • Conduct data quality and spot checks,
    including through routine monitoring visits to project sites, to ensure
    data quality and aggregate data at the sub-region levels.
  • Conducts pertinent data analysis for
    informed decision-making, and assist in following up on implementation of
    recommendations.

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics,
    Statistics, Computer Science, IT, Development Studies, or Social Sciences,
    from a recognized awarding University or Institution.
  • A post graduate Diploma or Degree or
    other critical training preferably in Monitoring and Evaluation is an
    added advantage.
  • Should have relevant working experience
    of at least three years leading M&E design and implementation across
    the M&E cycle (baseline, midline, endline), as well as quarterly and
    annual reporting.
  • Strong proven writing and reporting
    skills including expertise in the presentation and interpretation of data
    to guide improvement.
  • Working with contacts in the NGO
    community.
  • Working with contacts in the NGO
    community.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in SPSS, Excel
    and other statistical packages for qualitative and quantitative data
    analysis and report writing.
  • Working experience in trade, development
    and governance sectors.
  • Age: between 25 and 45 years of age.

 

Competencies:

  • People skills, mobilisation and
    organisational skills.
  • Graphics, design and presentation
    skills.
  • Qualitative and Quantitative techniques
    for data collection.
  • Fluency in English and Luganda.
  • Excellent written and verbal
    communication, knowledge management, liaison and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with
    colleagues to achieve outstanding results.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of
    statistical analysis packages such as Ms Excel, SPSS/ Stata,
    Epidata/Epinfo, Nvivo, Atlas ti, etc.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to send
their applications enclosing curriculum vitae, academic and professional
certificates along with the names and contacts of three referees to  info@actade.org. Applications should be sent
to the Head of Finance and Administration.

 

Please note that no hand delivered applications will be accepted.

 

Please include the title of the position for which you are applying on
the envelope or in the subject line of the email.

 

Deadline: 10th February
2021.

 

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted.

 

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