Fresher MEAL Assistant UK NGO Jobs – Teach A Man To Fish


Job Title:    MEAL Assistant

Organisation: Teach
A Man To Fish

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning Manager

Package: UGX
1,424,100 gross salary per month, medical health insurance for staff + 1


About US:

Teach A Man To Fish
is guided by a simple, all-encompassing mission: to empower young people with
the skills they need to succeed, in school, work, and life. We focus on
developing and emerging countries. This is done through supporting schools to
set up educational and profitable school businesses that provide real-life hands-on
training and experience for students. This empowers student entrepreneurs with
critical workplace, entrepreneurship and life skills and mindsets so that they
can leave school with the competencies to get a good job or run their own
successful business.

We are a small
organization with big reach – Since 2006, we’ve created over 300,000 student
entrepreneurs and 18,000 enterprising teachers through our global programmes.

Teach A Man To Fish
delivers the world’s largest, global awards programme for school-based
enterprise: the School Enterprise Challenge. This annual programme supports
teams of students, guided by a teacher to plan, set up and manage real school
businesses. The business functions as a learning platform, supporting students
to develop their soft skills and business knowledge, whilst at the same time
generating additional income for the school. In 2020, Teach A Man To Fish
adapted the model to an out-of-school youth setting for the first time and is
currently rolling out the Youth Enterprise Challenge programme with young
farmers and refugees in Uganda.


Teach A Man To Fish
Uganda currently manages a portfolio of multi-year, grant-funded projects
including an Education Cannot Wait project in 4 settlements, a Waterloo
Foundation project developing our M&E systems in Mpigi district, a scale up
of the Youth Enterprise Challenge programme with 4,500 youth in Mityana
district and a pending scale up of the School Enterprise Challenge programme in
3 districts.


Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant is
responsible for supporting and strengthening the project team’s MEAL activities
focusing on overall MEAL framework for in – school and out of school youth
projects. The MEAL Assistant will work with a team of Data Collectors and lead
on data entry and cleaning.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Programmes: 90%

in preparing quarterly, semi-annual and annual programmatic performance

accuracy of entered data and comparing it with the existing filing systems to
make sure all records are consistent and aligned.

in the review and checking of data generated being in line with the MEAL reporting

the analysis of data in line with the MEAL framework.

in the training of project staff in monitoring of activities based on
indicators and targets set out in the different projects

the coordination and execution of events such as, organizational project
learning by developing, collecting and disseminating relevant information on
monitoring, evaluation and research.

that lessons learned are fed back into project implementation.

support in data base management including trackers and online database to
ensure proper monitoring and reporting of the project MEAL system.

Operations (Finance
and Compliance) 10%  

effective financial management of assigned budgets in line with finance and
procurement policy

with admin team on all procurement and ensure procurement carried out in line
with procurement policy

on time, accurate financial reports and requisitions accompanied by receipts


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:


applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in Statistics, Education,
Development studies or its equivalent experience with a formal qualification of
monitoring and evaluation.

At least
two years of experience in either an NGO, social enterprise or corporate
setting, with significant of responsibility Monitoring and Evaluation or

track record of contributing to managing beneficiary monitoring and database

knowledge of word processing tools and spread sheets (MS Office Word, Excel

understanding of databases.

of using monitoring tools and trackers to document and analyse communications.

of additional hands-on training, coaching and mentorship in Monitoring and

working knowledge of major databases and analytical programs including MS
access, MS excel, Google sheets and SPSS. At least have knowledge of 2

working knowledge of visualisation systems like tableau and Power BI


in strategic planning and performance measurement, target setting, reporting
and database management.

of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed
method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.

in planning and managing surveys, developing data and data quality assessments
and oversight.

in Luganda and willingness to regularly travel to the field in Mityana district
and potentially other target districts we work in.

Skills and

and able to meet ambitious targets

written and spoken English language skills

organisational skills

skills in teamwork and networking

level of attention to detail

of the Ugandan education system, stakeholders and appropriate engagement
strategies for the different levels

is highly needed.


How to Apply:

To apply, please
submit a maximum of 4 paged CV and one-page cover letter (combined into a
single PDF document). Please be sure to clearly show in your cover letter why
you are interested in this job and what makes you the most suitable candidate.
Please also include your salary history. Applications should be sent to with “Application: MEAL Assistant” in
the title of the email


Deadline: Wednesday, 16th April 2021.


NB: Do
not attach academic documents at this point. Qualified female candidates and
persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.


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