Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer Jobs – CCVS-Uganda


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

Organisation: CCVS-Uganda

Duty Station: 
Lira, Uganda

Reports to: Project


About US:

CCVS-International, a Belgian interuniversity cooperation, was erected in
2008 to conduct research on support for and wellbeing of formerly abducted
children and war-affected children and their communities in Lira District.
Three Belgian universities gave form to and took up the direction of this
centre: Ghent University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the University of
Leuven. CCVS-International’s activities are structured around three central
axes which are closely related to one another: (1) research studying the
psychosocial wellbeing of persons living in vulnerable situations in the South;
(2) support for persons in vulnerable situations in the South. Two psychosocial
support centres have been established, one in Eastern DRCongo (Bunia)
(CCVS-DRCongo) and one in Northern Uganda (Lira) (CCVS-Uganda); and (3)
dissemination of good practices and scientific knowledge.


Since 2011, the International NGO,Centre for Children in Vulnerable
Situations (CCVS)-Uganda has been promoting the mental health and well-being of
children, youth, adults, their families and communities living in vulnerable
situations in post-conflict Northern Uganda and, more specifically, in Lira
District. Currently, we are working in several communities, schools, Health
Centres, Lira Main Prison and the Lira Regional Referral Hospital Mental Health
Unit. Divergent working methods are used such as mental health sensitization,
individual/couple/family/group psychotherapy, community dialogues, community
therapy and play therapy. Also, CCVS-Uganda is involved in research and
training of various stakeholders engaged in formal and informal psychosocial
service delivery (e.g., social workers, teachers, community leaders and
mobilizers) and cooperates in the radio programme “Healing Our
Wounds” (Radio Wa). We aim to provide our services to all persons in need
of mental health supportirrespective of their ethnicity, religion or other
orientations and beliefs.


Job Summary:  The Monitoring
and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will support and strengthen the monitoring and
evaluation strategies of Centre for Children in Vulnerable Situations
(CCVS)-Uganda, we are recruiting a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer.
The M&E Officer will review and strengthen the organizational M&E
system, provide support and expertise to the team in their ongoing data
collection, and will take the lead in monitoring, analyzing and reporting on
the collected data.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Strengthening the organizational M&E system:

·       Reviewing the organizational M&E system
and propose recommendations for improvements

·       Jointly looking for ways, in collaboration
with the team,on how the organizational M&E system can be strengthened

·       Leading the development and execution of the
organisation’s M&E plan in collaboration with the Executive Director

·       Ensuring the quality and security of the data
which is being collected

·       Proactively seeking out data collection
issues and reporting relevant issues to supervisors

Training and coaching of team members regarding M&E:

·       Supporting and coaching the team in their
day-to-day data collection (e.g., client files, client data base, weekly

·       Providing training and capacity-building to
the team on relevant M&E tools

·       Drafting and reviewing evaluation tools for
measuring the impact of specific activities as they are organized

Processing of and reporting on collected data:

·       Collecting weekly reports from all team members
and drafting weekly summary reports

·       Drafting quarterly and annual project
reports, in collaboration with the Project Officer and Clinical Director

·       Entering, cleaning, maintaining, securing and
backing up the client database and data for all activities (e.g., field
activities, trainings, workshops)

·       Analyzing, interpreting and reporting on
results using various programmes (e.g., SPSS, Nvivo, Microsoft Excel)

·       Developing ideas for research projects

Team meetings:

·       Preparing topics to be discussed during team

·       Attending and participating in the weekly
team meeting and spontaneous team meetings throughout the week

Overall responsibilities:

·       Gaining insights into CCVS-Uganda’s
activities and target groups.

·       Being at any time (in and out of the office,
and on and off duty) a good representative of CCVS-Uganda and the values it
stands for to ensure the good image and reputation of CCVS-Uganda

·       Open, fair and respectful communication to
all staff members

·       Safe custody and management of office

·       Retaining strict confidentiality regarding
all information of the organisation outside a professional context and/or the

·       Respecting work time schedules

·       Assisting in general cleanliness and
orderliness of the office

·       Running necessary office errands


Key Outputs

  • Strengthening the organizational M&E
  • Training and coaching of team members
    regarding M&E
  • Processing of and reporting on collected
  • Team meetings


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       Bachelor’s degree, statistics, social
sciences, demographics, public policy, international development, or a related

·       Post graduate Diploma in Monitoring and
Evaluation is an added advantage

·       At least three years’ experience in
collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on M&E results so that
lessons can be learned and incorporated into programming

·       Experience with qualitative and quantitative
data collection and analysis methods and software programmes

·       Ability to coach and train others in M&E

·       Experience in working with organizations
providing mental health services is a plus

·       Knowledge of Luo is a plus

·       Strong report writing skills

·       Being collaborative, proactive, ethical,
transparent, responsible, flexible and open


What we offer:

·       Full-time employee contract based on project
cycle, with potential extension based on available funding and positive
performance evaluation

·       10% employer NSSF contribution

·       UAP health insurance (including
psychotherapeutic support services) and Sanlam personal and group accident

·       Breakfast and lunch during working days or
lunch allowance in case of field activities

·       Dynamic team environment


How to Apply:

All persons are encouraged to apply for this job offer irrespective of
sex, ethnic group, religion, nationality, political orientation or other
orientations and beliefs at the link below.


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Deadline: 7th
March, 2021.


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