Fresher MEAL Officer NGO Jobs – ZOA Uganda

Job Title:   MEAL Officer (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: ZOA Uganda

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Programme Manager


About US:

ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.


Job Summary:  ZOA Uganda is looking for a full time Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability Officer for the SUPREME livelihoods project.


The MEAL Officer will report directly to the Programme Manager, and will work in close communication and collaboration with the Project Manager and with the ZOA MEAL Advisor (Kampala).


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keenly monitor implementation of project activities in line with the project proposal to achieve optimal project outputs and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor procedures and targets;
  • Strengthen capacity of project/programme team in conducting result oriented basic monitoring and evaluation approaches;
  • Accounts in a timely way for executed project activities in line with and according to relevant ZOA policies and guidelines;
  • Ensures project outputs are consistent with project proposals, log frames and in line with quality standards and policies;
  • Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the project.


  • Provide inputs to implementation of plans and activity/monthly reports;
  • Identify, document lessons learned and best practices;
  • Prepare and submit well written success stories;
  • Contribute to project reports or implementation plans as required by supervisor;
  • Collect monitoring data according to ZOA’s systems and activities in the project;
  • Ensure availability and utilization of data collection tools and databases;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a University degree in M&E, statistics, social sciences, economics or related field;
  • Two years of successful experience in a similar position implementing related projects;
  • Excellent facilitation, communication skills and writing ability;
  • Familiar with use of different statistical data analysis software. Experience in using Kobo toolbox for designing data collection is an added advantage
  • Experience in food security and livelihoods projects is an added advantage
  • Experience with implementing projects funded by institutional donors is an added advantage;
  • Excellent spoken and written command of English
  • Knowledge of local languages is an added advantage.
  • Good communication, writing and facilitation skills;
  • Innovative, creative and enthusiastic;
  • Good computer skills: Ms Excel, Ms Word and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to design data collection tool both paper based and Mobile based form (Kobo toolbox)
  • Self-motivator, able to work under minimum supervision;
  • Ability to drive a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license (this will be checked during interview with a practical test)



  • High level of personal integrity
  • Flexibility and adaptability;
  • Interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity;
  • Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
  • Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment;
  • Commitment to ZOA’s mission, vision and values (see


How to Apply:

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CV’s of no more than 2 pages in length and a Cover Letter of 1 page are appreciated.


Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.


Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. It is our aim to inform all other candidates of their status in the recruitment process within 4 weeks after the vacancy has closed. An assessment may be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered.


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