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Showing posts with label Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

Research Monitoring and Evaluation Lead Job Placement - Marie Stopes

Organisation: Marie Stopes
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Technical Services

About US:
Marie Stopes Uganda is an NGO registered in Uganda. We are affiliated to Marie Stopes International. Together we deliver post abortion care, quality sexual and reproductive health care and family planning to millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable women. We want to make sure that women have a choice when it comes to having children and that death by unsafe abortion is reduced.

Job Summary:  The Research Monitoring and Evaluation Lead will manage the effective implementation of measurement and analytical reporting for all MS service delivery channels and operations. S/he will lead the development of holistic approaches to adaptive programming including data analysis to assess progress, identify areas for improvement and measure program outcomes and impact. S/he will ensure a robust and adequate M&E data system (e.g. using ORION, Marietxt, and CLIC) to enhance the collection, management and analysis of program data and to track and report progress towards achieving results. S/he will lead the implementation of MS global evaluation tools (client exit interviews, IMPACT, M4QA). S/he will support all the technical staff in M&E functions and will manage any M&E related activities in the program.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide direct support and technical assistance for the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems/frameworks.
  • Oversee and manage the development and implementation of program evaluations, assessments, special studies and operations research required by the project.
  • Identify and implement appropriate systems solutions to improve efficiency, effectiveness and cost savings across MIS platforms
  • Ensure data quality by conducting data quality assessments (DQAs) on all project indicators.
  • Prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols, qualitative and quantitative analyses based on results to assist in informing adjustments in program implementation.
  • Effective collaboration and coordination with all programmatic and operations teams to ensure regular collection of accurate data
  • Ensure the continuous monitoring of program progress in close collaboration with donors and other implementing partners.
  • Supervise and provide technical support, training and mentoring to M&E staffs.
  • Effective management and implementation of existing MIS (including ORION Marietext and CLIC) and MS global evaluation tools (client exit interviews, IMPACT, M4QA)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as Research & Monitoring, social science, public health, epidemiology, statistics, business, or development studies.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation activities for complex programs.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and other MS Office software; data analysis software (such as SPSS or Stata);
  • A firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support programs.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project activities and support project supervision.
  • Demonstrated skills in quantitative and qualitative data analysis and data management.
  • Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on program and program outcomes and impacts.
  • Experience in electronic database development and management
  •  Ability to communicate effectively to non-technical teams about MIS and database systems
  • Research experience that includes leading and managing research teams, and developing protocols
  • Knowledge of GIS and data management applications/platforms is essential.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications together with your updated CVs and academic documents via email to

Deadline: 21st December 2018

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UN Monitoring Assistant (Resilience) Job Careers - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:              Monitoring Assistant (Resilience)
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring Assistant (Resilience) will be responsible for providing support to programmes, processes and activities that facilitate the effective delivery of the resilience and livelihood programmes, and supporting general food assistance in specific coverage areas under the Yumbe Field Office

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor the implementation of WFP’s resilience and livelihood activities within the Arua FO areas of operation in accordance with the WFP standard guidelines/practices and report progress periodically to the Programme Associate / Head of Field Office for their information, reflections and actions;
  • Draft project concepts, proof-read reports, documentation, correspondence, etc., making changes in line with established guidelines where appropriate.
  • Work closely with all partners including NGOs, government institutions, communities etc. and assist in assessment, planning, design, technical material preparation, training, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and reporting of planned projects;
  • Support and facilitate capacity building of cooperating partners and sub-national government officials to prepare for and respond to resilience and livelihood needs.
  • Maintain information record and monitoring plans, documentation, such as record of food and non-food item movement and programme checklist, to assist in the effective delivery and distribution of food item or non-food item.
  • Provide guidance and training in the new food assistance collection system in accordance with clear direction, to build capacity of another staff
  • Prepare detailed monitoring plans, case studies, qualitative and quantitative reports based on field monitoring findings on context, process and outcomes, including recommended follow-up actions to ensure program goals are achieved. Share such reports with Programme Associate / Head of Field Office and ensure follow-up actions are implemented on a timely basis
  • Assist in the consolidation weekly reports and provide monthly thematic updates for the output of the field office reports periodically and timely. Collate information for inclusion in reports, documents and correspondence, to support the effective work of other staff.
  • Verify resilience and livelihood data from partners / health facilities before it is uploaded in the database in the Information Management system (PROMIS and COMET).
  • Support in the verification of partner accountabilities against programmes implemented to be submitted for review by the Programme Associate and clearance by Head of Arua Field Office.
  • Identify risks and apparent issues in the programme, and report them to the appropriate personnel for mitigation measures timely
  • Ensure the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas at the Final distribution points and programme sites
  • Assist in organizing meetings, workshops, mission visits as assigned and maintain a well-coordinated working relationship with key stakeholders especially district / government officials and partners
  • Perform any other related duties as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Monitoring Assistant (Resilience) job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Agricultural Science, Social Science, Development Studies etc. from a recognized university.
  • At least three (3) years of progressive responsibility in emergency and development contexts, with demonstrable capacity for evidence based monitoring, as well as analyzing programme output and outcome data, including conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to management, partners and other stakeholders.
  • Exposure to work related to agricultural extension service, food security, farmer support services, asset creation and other resilience programmes.
  • Experience in emergency and refugee operations especially in northern Uganda is desirable.
  • Experience in organizing and implementing training, community consultations and negotiations in scenarios of cultural and language difficulty.
  • Previous experience in analysing programme output and outcome data.
  • General knowledge of WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards.
  • Fluency in English and any or more of the following languages: Luo, Acholi, Lugbara, Madi, Kakwa, Aringa, Alur and Langi.

  • Strategic Management: Displays basic understanding of WFP’s policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship.
  • Performance Management: Applies knowledge of WFP’s performance management system to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards.
  • Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology: Understand and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP’s strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), WFP guidance and technical standards.
  • Data Analytics and Visualization: Collects and summarizes programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities.
  • Programme Monitoring and Review: Gathers, organizes, and provides data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided.

Technical Competences:
  • Strategic thought: Able perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship, and link them to the higher programmatic aspirations and outcomes
  • Performance Management: Good grasp of performance management systems to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes, to defined monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards.
  • Qualitative & Quantitative Methodology: Able to understands and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with established strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), guidelines and technical standards.
  • Data Analytics & Visualization: Able to collect and summarize programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of persons in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities.
  • Programme Monitoring & Review: Able to gather, organize, and provide data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

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Fresher UN Project Support Officer Job Careers - United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Job Title:      Project Support Officer
Organisation: United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Vacancy code: VA/2018/B5004/16931
Reports to: Project Manager

About UNOPS:
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)’ mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peace building, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.

Job Summary:  The Project Support Officer will be engaged in the overall coordination of the project “Towards a Comprehensive Implementation of United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia” and capacity development components of the projects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively contribute to the planning of the projects as well as the smooth implementation of the projects by actively engaging in supporting project services including recruitment, procurement, organization of conferences, travels and financial management
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals, engagement processes and agreements ensuring administrative and financial aspects are in line with corporate policies and guidelines
  • Support preparation of budgets ensuring they follow corporate polices and established in the ERP with sound budgetary structures that contribute to financial monitoring and reporting
  • Contribute to the preparation of monthly cash flow forecast ensuring the projections are in line with approved budgets, contractual commitments and that cost estimates are reasonable
  • Support the monitoring of project expenditures against approved resources and ensure timely adjustments and corrections of over-expenditures and wrongly booked charges
  • Support the development of  risk assessment and mitigation measures with input from the project team, and contribute risks management procedures are followed
  • Prepare submissions for compliance, oversight and other risks mechanisms reports and data;
  • Actively engage in the project monitoring and evaluation, using established performance monitoring tools, cross cutting themes(capacity building, environment, gender equality), preparing draft report on the results, and assist to develop follow up actions if applicable
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and collation of information for quarterly business review processes, year-end closure and projects closure in collaboration with project managers
  • Assist the project managers in the review of the status of workplans, activity plans, implementation and aggregate reports regularly prepared on activities, outputs and outcomes
  • Support the procurement activities of the portfolio, from preparation of procurement plans, terms of references, bidding process, request for awards to signature of contracts and orders
  • Implementation of the different steps of the procurement processes, including Pre-Purchasing: Strategy and Planning; Requirements Definition; Sourcing; Purchasing: Solicitation; Management of Submissions; Evaluation; Review and Award; Post Purchasing: Contract finalization and issuance; Logistics; and Contract Management.
  • Implementation of strategic procurement for projects assigned in the Business Unit.
  • Research undertaken and data provided for Business Unit’s supply market intelligence and analysis.
  • Implementation of proper monitoring and control of procurement processes including organization of RFQ, ITB or RFP, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals, their evaluation, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNOPS rules and regulation.
  • Participate in the preparation and review of implementation contracts providing comments on administrative, financial and audit aspects in line with corporate polices and guidelines Support in the human resources activities of the portfolio, such as preparation of terms of references, taking interviews minutes, preparation of personnel and recruitment plans;
  • Support in the facilitation of information sharing and transfer of knowledge, document lessons learned and beneficiary surveys
  • Maintain archive of project documentation and ensure access to institutional memory and technical information on related components of the project
  • Support in drafting final report detailing outputs and impact of the projects
  • Support the Project Manager and the Programme team in any other matter as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Project Support Officer job opportunity should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in areas related to the position.  A Bachelor degree with additional two years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the Master requirement.
  • Two years of professional experience in project support and reporting is essential
  • Professional experience in an international organization and/or in post-conflict environments/developing countries is desirable
  • Experience in proposal writing, projects monitoring and evaluation, and donor liaising is desirable.
  • Certification in project management is an asset.
  • Language: Fluency in English is required. Fluency in local language in Turkmenistan such as Turkmen, Russian or Uzbek is an asset.   

  • Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.
  • Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
  • Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
  • Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
  • Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
  • Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

How to Apply:
If interested in joining the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already have a profile on the UN system.

Deadline: 18th December 2018

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4 Fresher Research Officer Job Opportunities - Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Organization: Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization. IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 150 publications and have impacted on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over 41 grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May 2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of health sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of health.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out process tracking of Global Fund and GAVI streams of funding at national and sub-national levels by:
  • Participant observation at meetings.
  • Key informant interviews
  • Will be in charge of reviewing documents and synthesizing information for the inception phase that will inform the Theories of change, data assessment mapping and the evaluation phase planning.
  • Actively participate in development of data collection tools, and data collection
  • activities tracking processes pertaining to the implementation of Global Fund and GAVI streams of funding in Uganda at national and sub-national levels.
  • Synthesize and analyze data in accordance to milestone tables and theories of change.
  • Contribute to the development of Global Fund and GAVI annual country reports, as well as cross country reports and policy briefs
  • Participate dissemination meetings for Global Fund PCE and GAVI findings to all stakeholders
  • Participate in planning stakeholder meetings pertaining to process evaluation

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Research Officer must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of these fields: Monitoring & Evaluation, Project Management, Public Health, Social Work & Social Administration, Development Studies.
  • Masters Degree in Public Health or a related field is a MUST
  • Previous experience in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Good knowledge of health systems especially HIV/TB, Malaria and immunization programs in Uganda
  • Skills in computer based data collection and strong quantitative research experience
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under stringent deadlines and to work independently

How to Apply:
All candidates should deliver their typed letters of application together with current CV and copies of academic certificates to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC),
P. O Box 7475, Kampala, 2C Nakasero Hill Road
IDRC Tororo Office at the Tororo District Hospital
IDRC Mbarara Office Opposite Lake View Hotel
IDRC Mbale Office on Plot 35 Masaba RoadOR
IDRC Busia Office at Masafu General Hospital
IDRC Fort portal Office Kagote Division, Kabafumu Road
IDRC Jinja Bugembe Office next to Uganda Prisons.

All applications must be accompanied by the following at the time of submission:
  • Current CV
  • Typed letters of application
  • The contact details of three work related referees
  • Copies of academic certificates (Use Word or PDF format only for email submissions; photos are not allowed):

Deadline: 19th December 2018 by 5:00pm

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Sustainability Manager Job Placement - Zoe Recruitment

Job Title:                Sustainability Manager
Organisation: Zoe Recruitment
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Manager & Regional Program Manager

About US:
Zoe Recruitment is an HR consultancy company that exists to contribute to the transformation of productivity and work ethic, by linking talent to business/organizations, and placing people right. At Zoe we believe this then forms the foundation for sustainable business and on a larger scale, economic growth. They are recruiting for their client.

Job Summary:  The Sustainability Manager will lead the implementation and overall management of the company’s field-based sustainability projects and activities under the Farmer Hub vision. This includes responsibility for project design, the financial planning of projects and activities, the performance and conduct of all staff in the sustainability department, and all resources at the disposal of the department. The Sustainability Manager will typically be expected to coordinate the interests of several stakeholders, or coalitions of stakeholders, including public and private donors, government and communities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Define local sustainability missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements – in alignment with the company’s commercial and sustainable goals
·         Provide decision making across all issues affecting the department
·         Act as the main liaison to other heads of department and senior management on sustainability activities
·         Design and manage projects within scope (schedule, cost and quality)
·         Elaborate and manage project budgets and resources accordingly
·         Develop monitoring tools to track the progress of projects, providing corrective supervision as necessary.
·         Actively seek out funding opportunities and prepare project proposals for donors (public and private).
·         Prepare and submit accurate project reports according to agreed schedules
·         Ensure that organizational elements of the project are addressed and integrated.
·         Resolve conflicts within and between projects or functional areas;
·         Represent the company at sustainability events, acting as  spokesperson for the company’s values and objectives

Key Results Expected
·         Wise decision making across all projects related issues
·         Strong sense of personal responsibility
·         Accurate and on time reporting
·         Smart allocation of resources
·         Agility and quick problem resolution
·         Project completion on time and within Scope and budget

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in sciences, mathematics or an advanced subject
·         Post graduate qualification in Project Management, M&E, or Finance
·         A certificate in a recognized project management methodology such as Prince2
·         A minimum of five years of experience working as the Project Manager in large private or public agricultural or rural development projects
·         Practical knowledge of certification schemes and their implementation
·         Excellent communication skills in English
·         Extremely analytical and disciplined individual
·         Strong leadership skills
·         Good emotional and cultural intelligence
·         Ability to multitask, manage stress and handle conflict resolution.
·         Highly developed problem solving and organizational skills
·         Competent in financial management, book-keeping, accounts analysis, budgeting and financial controls
·         Perfect spoken English, and the language of the area of operation.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 14th December 2018

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