Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)


Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation

Organisation: Aga
Khan Foundation (AKF)

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

The Aga Khan Foundation
(AKF), alongside its sister AKDN agencies, has implemented innovative,
community-driven solutions to development challenges for over 50 years. It
brings together human, financial and technical resources to address some of the
challenges faced by the poorest and most marginalised communities in the
world.   Special emphasis is placed on
investing in human potential, expanding opportunity and improving the overall
quality of life, especially for women and girls. It works primarily in six
areas:  Agriculture and Food Security;
Economic Inclusion; Education; Early Childhood Development; Health and
Nutrition; and Civil Society.


About the Project:

The AKDN East Africa
COVID-19 Response Project will provide rapid response funds to various local
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to enable them to reach their most
vulnerable constituents with support based on their emerging needs arising from
the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will also provide a platform, comprising
Human Centered Design workshops, flexible grants, and mentorship, to support
young entrepreneurs to design innovative business solutions that will meet the
medium to short term needs of the community emerging from the pandemic. The 2.5
year project will be implemented in Central and West Nile (Arua) regions of


Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will
lead the M&E activities under the AKDN East Africa COVID-19 Project to be
implemented in Central and West Nile (Arua) regions of Uganda. The M&E
Officer will be responsible for planning and implementation of baseline,
midline and endline activities, planning of regular monitoring activities and
supporting collection of success stories and capturing impact of the project as
it progresses.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

with the regional and Country program MERL teams to plan and implement the
various activities such as base line, midline and end line activities on the
program in country.

Setup a
project MIS system and provide timely and quality M&E data inputs to the
regular (monthly, quarterly and annual) program reports.

M&E data needs are integrated into programme quality tools and do not exist
as separate M&E or data collection tools and processes and be responsible
for all data management needs under the program

documentation of success stories, and impact from the ground maintaining a rich
data base of stories with pictures and case studies on lessons learnt and best

with the AKF MERL team to facilitate dissemination and program learning

subgrantees and recipients of the flexible response funds to strengthen their
M&E systems; review and guide on their systems and processes, feedback on
their reports and work closely with their M&E response persons to improve
their M&E capacity

in updating of AKF online technologies in M&E including the Awards
Information Management System (AIMS), and Global Reach System (GRS


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a graduate degree in social development or other relevant
field is required and post-graduate qualifications are desirable

of three-years’ experience at senior project management level is required

managing programs with through partners with subgrants is required

working with/building capacity of local Civil Society Organisations is required

with the Human Centered Design methodology will be an added advantage

inter-personal skills and ability to work collaboratively with internal teams
and project and non-project partners

communication skills, written and oral, and fluency in English

leadership skills with diverse competencies in organisation, multi-tasking,
critical thinking, and M&E

knowledge of ICT


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, CV
including contacts of three references online at the link below.




Deadline: 19th March 2021


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