Monitoring and Evaluation Officer USAID Project Jobs – Education Development Center (EDC)

Job Title:  Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Organisation: Education Development Center (EDC)

Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda


About US:

Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.  Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.


Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer) will carry out monitoring and evaluation activities including data collection and reporting on project outcomes. The M&E Officer will oversee Zonal data collection, consolidate and analyze monitoring data and draft reports, conduct specific research activities, and conduct regular Data Quality Assessment (DQA). This position reports to the Senior Zone Manager in Jinja and will work in close collaboration with the M&E Specialists in Kampala. This is a full-time position based in Jinja, Uganda.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with establishing monitoring and evaluation system using relevant M&E Toolkit.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the project’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan.
  • Coordinate and assist monitoring and evaluation data collection activities, including logistics of form distribution and collection.
  • Coordinate and assist data processing, including data transfer, entry, verification, and cleaning.
  • File forms according to compliance protocols.
  • Coordinate internal communication on M&E progress and results.
  • Coordinate temporary M&E staff or consultants (e.g. data entry personnel).
  • Assist with M&E database management.
  • Provide other support to M&E team, as needed.
  • Work with government and non-government partners to implement M&E activities
  • Actively participate in Collaborative, Learning and Adapting (CLA) processes in place within the project; and
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the social sciences, statistics, quantitative economics, or related field.
  • Postgraduate M&E qualification is an added advantage.
  • Five or more years of experience with M&E systems, data collection, and reporting.
  • Experience with monitoring program implementation.
  • Experience on development projects where research and data analysis skills have been applied, preferably in one or several of these sectors: OVC esp. PEPFAR/USAID programs, basic education and/or youth development.
  • Experience in electronic data collection, data cleaning and verification, as well as data processing.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel for data analysis, including use of formulas, functions and calculations to analyze data required.
  • Knowledge of Excel + Power Query to clean, merge, pivot/un-pivot and transform data preferred.
  • Ability to use both quantitative (e.g., SPSS, Stata, etc.) and qualitative (e.g., QDA Miner, NVivo) software for data analysis a plus.
  • Ability to generate queries for SQL databases a plus.
  • Ability to balance work within a team environment while working with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational, communication, computer, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Fluency in English and Lusoga is required.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 7th June 2022


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