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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Grants NGO Careers - ChildFund International


Organisation: ChildFund International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: M&E and KML Specialist

About US:
For over seventy years globally, ChildFund International has been providing help to deprived, excluded and vulnerable children to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities. We promote societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Grants mainly provides technical assistance in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems for country office programs/projects; develops capacity among affiliate partners in program monitoring and evaluation management, and promotes networking with program stakeholders..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Establish and implement a comprehensive project MBE and knowledge management system to enhance impact monitoring quality control and evaluation in order to improve internal processes and results delivery
  • Support area programs projects in developing monitoring and data collection plans and methodologies, including appropriate tools, and oversee quality Implementation of M&E activities to meet ChildFund International standards, i.e. coordinating the development projects' Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP)
  • Support programs/projects in designing and conducting baseline surveys, mid-term evaluations, specialized studies and final evaluations to include rigorous sampling methodologies, data collection instruments, analysis and report development.
  • Provide support for annual reviews and reflections with implementing staff and communities and analyze data trends towards objectives achievement.
  • Support development of programs project management information system (MIS), harnessing new information technology for the compilation, analysis, storage, and retrieval of data and knowledge for programs development; provide technical assistance to implementation teams to ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Develop and document M&E framework identified at strategy development stage into an M&E system, with all sub-systems (planning, monitoring and evaluation) and well defined performance indicators.
  • Ensure program designs ensure rigorous logic between activities, outputs, results and indicators, i.e. to ensure that all programs/projects are based on logical and sound log frames.
  • Assist in the preparation of project-related documents and on-demand reports within set deadline. Implement project monitoring mechanisms that comply with grants and project agreements
  • Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy Other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the ChildFund Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Grants job placement should preferably hold a Postgraduate training in M&E 
  • Three years of demonstrated experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation in development organizations, working in child-centered programs design and implementation experience including working with community-based organizations and managing field staff.
  • Computer proficiency in general office software applications (i.e. Word, Access, Excel, and Outlook including practical knowledge of statistical and data management packages/applications such as SPSS, STATA and ODK data collection platform
  • Experience in sponsorship organization highly desirable.
  • Experience in strategic planning approaches - including, needs assessment and programs design, logical framework development, selecting indicators, implementing monitoring plans, co-ordinating evaluations and data analysis.
  • Experience in M&E methods and approximates (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory work with qualification with relevant work experience in lieu of the qualification.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional papers and names of three professional referees with their Email/ daytime telephone contacts to: The Country Director, ChildFund International, P.O. Box 3342, Kampala, Uganda Email: ugandahr@childfund.org OR Hand deliver to ChildFund National Office located on Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road P.O. Box 3341, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: 25th September 2019

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Earn over 77m as Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager at Restless Development




Organization: Restless Development
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 77,223,549 gross annual and housing allowance
Reports to: Head of Programmes and Partnerships
Preferred Start date: 15th November 2019

About US:
Restless Development (Uganda) is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by young people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic participation and youth employment and livelihoods.

Job Summary:  Restless Development Uganda is seeking to recruit a talented individual to lead the organisation's monitoring, evaluation, and learning agenda. The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager will oversee a team of four staff and, through the team, providing technical and capacity-building support in M&E to all programme units and the Leadership team. They will oversee all internal and external evaluations, and ensure that the evidence and learning generated is used for designing and adapting our programmes to bring transformative change in Uganda, and sharing our impact and learnings on our Restless Development Model with partners and the sector to ensure scale and sustainability

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Delivering and disseminating Evaluation and Learning products to internal and external audiences (40%)
  • Package and disseminate learning and evidence from Restless Development Uganda's programmes to drive improved practice in youth development across the youth sector in Uganda
  • Ensure MEL plans for all the programmes are in line with the Programme Quality Framework and MEL framework as well as Donor requirements
  • Ensure the MEL team, working with the Programmes teams, delivers the MEL plans
  • Ensure evaluations and learning papers are high quality and can be used by multiple sources - Restless, donors and partners
  • Ensure in-depth evaluations are accompanied by impact briefs to share the key highlights.
  • Act as the focal point for coordination of all external evaluations, including managing consultants as appropriate
  • Lead the monthly internal Programme Quality Group with a focus on ensuring learning is used to improve programme quality
  • Act as the focal person on the design, development and roll out of programme quality guides, standards and tools/approaches
  • Support the Fundraising and Partnerships Manager to report to existing donors and to develop new proposals, including design of monitoring and evaluation frameworks
  • Represent Restless Development Uganda to donors, partners and other stakeholders as required
Oversight of monitoring and reporting systems (20%)
  • Oversee development, support and maintenance of relevant programme databases
  • Support programme teams through coordination of data collection and analysis processes.
  • With support from the Leadership Team, lead bi-annual reviews of Restless Development Uganda's programmes and performance against the national strategy.
  • Design and oversee all project monitoring and reporting systems and tools in line with internal and external grant management requirements
  • Lead compilation of the internal National Programme Reports for submission to the International Head Office in the UK
  • Perform data quality checks for all internal and external reports in line with reporting guidelines and donor requirements.
Manage the MEL team (20%)
  • Develop clear unit plans
  • Work with the MEL team to develop clear roles, responsibilities and work plans for unit members.
  • Line and performance manage the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit, serving as a role model at all  times
  • Ensure organizational policy is adhered to by MEL Unit
  • Design and lead regular capacity-building initiatives across the organization, ensuring that programme staff are able to use M&E systems to assess progress, identify challenges/opportunities and take action
  • Provide M&E guidance and expertise to the senior management team as required
  • Design and oversee data collection, analysis and report writing processes for internal
  • Reviews evaluations of programme and organizational performance Leadership (10%)
  • Mentor MEL team to deliver their areas of work to a high standard
  • In collaboration with Head of Programmes and Partnerships, ensure learning across the Programmes are shared with the Leadership team to support decision making
  • Be an effective member of the Leadership team working with other Managers, Head of Restless Development Uganda, Head of Programmes and Partnerships and Hub Director, including reparing unit papers for the Leadership team meetings
Other (10%)
  • Other duties as required, sometimes requiring working on weekends and holidays for which time off in lieu can be taken.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Restless Development Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager should hold a graduate degree in a relevant field of study.
  • At least three years’ experience in the development sector
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in-design of monitoring systems and tools.
  • Experience in training and providing capacity-building support on M&E.
  • Excellent data analysis skills, both quantitative and qualitative
  • Excellent report writing skills with experience preparing reports for donors and others
  • Fluent in written and spoken English


Desirable
  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent financial management skills, including experience of managing and reporting on budgets
  • IT skills, including experience with packages such as Epilnfo and SPSS
  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of participatory research with young people
  • Previous work experience in Uganda.
  • Leads from the front and communicating in a straight forward, truthful and candid way
  • Ensures people and teams are resourced for success, plans and acts transparently, creates awareness of substantive opportunities and risks, enables individual growth and responsibility holds staff accountable, recognizes and rewards success empowers the team to identify and solve problems; ewards individuals initiatives that goes beyond expectations Champions a culture of empowerment

NB: Restless Development is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Restless Development in the aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download here, and send it to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org. Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

Deadline: 22nd September 2019

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Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist Careers - Deloitte


Organization: Deloitte
Duty Station: 3rd Floor Rwenzori House, 1 Lumumba Avenue, Kampala, Uganda

About Deloitte:
Deloitte is a leading provider of world-class professional services dedicated to providing value added solutions to our clients. We take pride in our reputation for providing a globally consistent quality service, an integrated approach and world-class expertise. Deloitte is renowned for its innovative and collaborative culture, where talented people work closely with like-minded individuals to achieve collective success.

Job Summary:   The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will ensure that all assignments are carried out to the highest standards in order to provide outstanding value to clients and the Firm.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and implement a results-based M&E framework and methodology for the specific program;
  • Create effective M&E information systems to support monitoring activities. Periodically review and revise the system so that it is adapted appropriately to changing operating contexts;
  • Determine indicators, baseline data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and complete reporting;
  • Ensure that the M&E tool is adaptable to use to improve activity performance and that relevant and timely M&E information is provided in user-friendly formats to key stakeholders;
  • Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to measure the performance, impact, and sustainability of relevant project; and,
  • Monitor compliance with M&E activities and act as a focal point to organize and manage monitoring reviews, evaluations and/or After Action Reviews (AARs).

Key Performance Areas
  • Strategic Impact
  • Budgets / Profitability
  • Core Technical/Professional
  • Tax laws and rules.
  • Delivery excellence.
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Technology tools and solutions


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Deloitte Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist career placement must hold a Graduate degree in economics, statistics, monitoring and evaluation, or other relevant field preferred;
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Additional professional credentials preferred (such as, illustratively, a Ph.D. in a required field, CPA, ACCA, CIMA, CA, industrial or other professional certifications that denote specific technical, business, or industry qualifications relevant to the required area of work);
  • At least ten (10) years of professional experience in the development of M&E systems and/or performance-based management;
  • Previous work experience in Uganda or East Africa is preferred;
  • Substantial international development experience, including substantial experience working on donor-development partner-funded activities(Previous experience on a USAID Funded Project preferred);
  • Direct experience with leading M&E efforts particularly the requirements pertaining to Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plans (AMELPs) and activity indicators;
  • Experience providing technical leadership or support to the development of qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments; field-based, hands-on, and long-term M&E implementation experience is preferred;
  • Strong capability to carry out economic and statistical analysis;
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and managing project Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plans;
  • Experience in working with team members on collecting information and analyzing and identifying lessons learned with others to serve as a feedback tool to incorporate back into activity implementation;
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal communication skills, with a strong emphasis on verbal and written communication; and,
  • Strong analytical thinking, attention to detail, organizational skills, timeliness, and work ethic.

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to apply online through Deloitte East Africa Careers portal at the link below.


Deadline: 26th September 2019.

NB: We are an equal opportunity employer and do not ask individuals to pay any fees or money as part of the recruitment process.

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Communication and Knowledge Management Officer NGO Jobs - Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)


Organisation: Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director of Programmes

About US:
Forum for Women in Democracy is a non-partisan women’s organization operating in Uganda with its head office in Kampala. FOWODE grew out of the Women’s Caucus of the 1994 – 1995 Constituent Assembly (CA) that debated and passed the 1995 Constitution. The organization’s mission is to promote gender equality in all areas of decision making through capacity development, community empowerment, policy engagement and strategic partnerships.

Job Summary:  The Communication and Knowledge Management Officer will ensure implementation of the FOWODE Communications Strategy and support the knowledge management function of the organization. The role holder will be responsible for the collection, synthesizing, storage, documentation and dissemination of information to FOWODE stakeholders in a way that is consistent with the defined overall vision and mission of the organization. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and implement FOWODE’s Knowledge Management plan and facilitate learning and production of knowledge products in audio, web-based and printed formats;
  • Advise management on all media, strategic communication and publication strategies and take lead in the development of gender sensitive tools for communications and knowledge management;
  • Conduct research, support and facilitate knowledge and information management related to implementation of the organisation’s programs, including documentation of all key activities;
  • Take lead in the implementation of FOWODE’s Communication Strategy, manage the public image of FOWODE and maintain an updated list of FOWODE members, key constituencies and partners
  • Establish links with the media and manage the organisation’s media engagements including generating stories, case studies, news briefings, articles and other relevant materials and disseminate to target audiences;
  • Constantly monitor media coverage on issues that are of interest to FOWODE and establish effective networks with relevant organisations on women’s leadership, macroeconomic governance and any other issue of interest to the organisation and her partners;
  • Keep abreast of latest tools and trends in social media and strategic communications and use appropriate actions to reach out to wider audiences;
  • Develop and update FOWODE’s annual reports, fact sheets, policy briefs and website among other products;
  • Provide communication support in editing, development of donor proposals and reports,  drafting and proof reading of key FOWODE communications;
  • Utilize FOWODE’s social media platforms to keep our constituencies informed about our work, events and topical issues;
  • Support and supervise Communications staff and build the capacity of FOWODE staff, members and partners in communication and knowledge management to enhance the function of the organization;
  • Supervise communications consultants and work with media personnel to ensure quality of content and products. 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Communication and Knowledge Management Officer job must hold a degree in communications, journalism, social sciences or any related field. Additional qualifications in Knowledge Management and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning will be an added advantage. 
  • At least three years or progressively responsible and relevant experience working in the field of communication/public relations or journalism and Knowledge Management.
  • Experience in collecting, synthesizing, storing, documentation and dissemination of information is a must.
  • Knowledge and practice of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning will be an asset.
  • Experience in branding and working in various media formats, including photo, audio, video, print and web.
  • Professional experience managing digital communication and web-based communication platforms including social media, blogs, or websites
  • Experience in report production, print and electronic publishing. Design and publication skills especially interfacing with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator will be an added advantage
  • Excellent writer with evidence of writing compelling stories and articles
  • Experience engaging with and writing for a range of audiences, including governments and policy makers, multilateral agencies, and the general public (national and international)


Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent oral and writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong initiative and the ability to think creatively
  • Good at networking and relationship building
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize multiple projects and tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Integrity, resilience, flexibility and sensitive to gender and diversity
  • Photography and/or videography skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested individuals should send their applications including their curriculum vitae and copies of academic documents to:

The Executive Director
Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)
Plot 15 Vubya Close, Ntinda - Nakawa Road
P.O. Box 7176
Kampala
Or email to hr@fowode.org

NB: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 30th September 2019 by 5.00pm. 

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Project Coordinator - Livestock for Livelihoods UK NGO Jobs - Farm Africa


Organization: Farm Africa
Duty Station: Moroto, Karamoja, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party L4L

About US:
Farm Africa, founded in 1985, is an international non-governmental organization working in Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. We drive agricultural and environmental change to improve lives. Our strategy has three pillars: agricultural expertise, management and preservation of ecosystems, and the power of business to drive prosperity. We believe Africa has the power to feed itself and are helping make this happen by establishing and spreading the best farming and forestry techniques so that poor farmers and herders have more food to feed their families and to sell. We help smallholders manage their natural resources sustainably so that they can withstand climate change challenges and shocks and ensure their families have enough food in the future as well as now. Farm Africa works in partnership with communities, government, local and international organizations, and the private sector to innovate, learn and share best practices for maximum impact of our projects.

About Project:
Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement. Farm Africa is mid-way through delivering our £5m Livestock for Livelihoods (L4L) programme in Uganda’s Karamoja sub-region and Ethiopia’s South Omo zone funded by the UK government (UK Aid). Under this programme Farm Africa is working with local civil society, SMEs, cooperatives and farmer organisations to develop market systems that support livestock services and enterprises for 21,000 women, contributing to women’s economic empowerment, reduced poverty and improved nutrition of women and children. The project is addressing market failures in animal health and breeding services to improve livestock productivity, building capacity and assets of herders, establishing trade and enterprise opportunities and improving household nutrition practices through behavioural change. It will also demonstrate how nutrition interventions can build on women’s economic empowerment to contribute to both increased income and improved household nutrition.

Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator (PC) is a key role in the senior management team in Uganda and is ultimately responsible for leading L4L project implementation by Farm Africa and our partners in Uganda. The project is being implemented across four districts of Karamoja sub-region (Moroto, Napak, Kotido & Nakapiripirit). The PC will be required to manage the planning, implementation, monitoring & reporting of all aspects of the L4L project in Uganda through strong management and leadership of the project delivery team. As part of this, the PC will play a lead role in internal and external project reporting, financial management, partner management, monitoring and evaluation of the project activities, outputs and impacts, and ensuring that all stakeholders at the project area are fully engaged.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
To plan and manage L4L implementation in Uganda in accordance with the programme’s agreed objectives, work plans and budgets
Project planning:
·         In consultation with the Programme Manager, Uganda (PM) and Chief of Party (CoP), review and prepare the project’s work plan and budget as part of the quarterly and annual planning process.
·         Manage monthly, quarterly and annual work plans for project activities and logistics, identifying and responding to the implications of interdependencies between different sub-project work stream activities.
·         Ensure all project staff and partners are clear on project plans and required resources during planning.
Project delivery, implementation and internal reporting:
·         Ensure that project activities are implemented and outputs achieved as planned, in an organised manner, and within the agreed budget
·         Ensure the methodologies for each activity are clearly understood by the project team and delivered according to Farm Africa Approaches.
·         Review progress regularly, submitting quarterly internal progress review reports outlining progress, issues and actions being taken in the standard format.
·         Proactively identify and monitor any risks to non-delivery and, where required, develop and implement action plans to address issues identified;
·         Ensure the timely submission of narrative and financial reports to the CoP to facilitate compliance with donor reporting requirements indicated in the financing agreement
·         Spend a high proportion of the time in the field visiting project activities to ensure activities are on track and are in line with Farm Africa Approaches/Methodologies
Financial management and governance:
·         Manage the project within the agreed budget
·         Work with the Project Accountant & Administrator (PA&A) and PM to regularly forecast budgets in line with any changes in implementation plans, and where required, to reflect the changing financial context (e.g., inflation, exchange rates)
·         On a monthly basis, review the budget monitoring report, and identify, analyse and report back on the causes of spend variances to the budget and take action as needed
·         Implement internal project financial controls, ensuring that financial management in the project field office is in compliance with and exceeds the basic standards contained in the Farm Africa finance procedures manual
·         Ensure that all procurement of goods and services is carried out in line with Farm Africa’ procurement procedures and also follows the terms and conditions stipulated in the financing agreement.
·         Work with the PM, Finance & Administration Manager (FAM) and wider Farm Africa finance team to monitor financial risks, developing and implementing mitigation actions as needed
·         Monitoring and evaluation of the project’s outcomes and impact
·         Work closely with the M&E Knowledge Management Specialist and CoP to contribute lessons learned, ensure dissemination and maintain dialogue on key project findings
·         Ensure the project’s log-frame and data collection plans are regularly reviewed and refreshed, and the project is collecting the breadth of indicators required at a frequency and timing in line with reporting purposes
·         Lead the project’s annual self-assessment process, and mid-year review process, ensuring that necessary evidence is collected and all staff are actively inputting into the process
·         Ensure that the project is regularly conducting beneficiary surveys, collecting other data through relevant sources, developing case studies and collating photos
·         Oversee mid-term, final evaluation and other external evaluations, ensuring that learning and recommendations from those evaluations are explicitly incorporated into the project’s future implementation activity
Support the contract management for the project, ensuring that donor reports are of a high standard and that delivery is in line with contractual requirements
·         Support annual PPR reflection processes to assess any adjustments needed to budget allocations for the project
·         Ensure timely narrative and financial reporting from the region is secured, in good time for collation by the CoP and submission to the donor
·         Proactively identify any required changes to donor-agreed regional work plans, objectives and/or budgets, working with the CoP and PM to agree and implement any necessary contract revisions or renegotiations
·         Ensure compliance with donor procurement and other contractual requirements
·         Support management and oversee the quality of donor visits to the region
Leadership and management of a project team of 11 staff
·         Working with the Country Office team and PM, lead on the recruitment of new staff to the project team
·         Hold (at least) monthly staff meetings and send minutes and key action points to partners and any relevant stakeholders
·         Provide leadership and motivation to all project staff building values-based team working and individual staff skills relevant to the project.
·         Regularly provide both informal and formal coaching and feedback to all project staff
·         Effectively and promptly deal with any poor performance and actively recognise and encourage strong performance
·         Actively seek feedback on own performance and effectiveness from both country leadership as well as own project staff.
·         Hold in-person supervision sessions with all line-managed staff at least once per quarter (to discuss progress against their personal development objectives and work targets) and carry out in-person annual appraisals with all line-managed staff
Manage and nurture mutually beneficial partnerships with stakeholders
·         Proactively identify and raise with the PM and CoP any project-related delivery risks, and work with project partner staff to implement action plans to resolve identified issues
·         Act as a regional level ambassador, promoting the project, including hosting visitors, speaking at workshops and conferences, and meeting donors and other officials when required
·         Provide formal representation of the project at regional level with respect to key signatory government parties; ensure periodic reports are submitted to them on a timely basis
·         Convene quarterly project meetings, involving representatives from all stakeholder groups
·         Support organisation of external events, forums and conferences to share project lessons and experiences
Play an active role as a member of the Farm Africa Country team
·         Contribute to the development and implementation of Farm Africa’s strategy
·         Identify and explore opportunities to grow and expand the country project pipeline, both in relation to the current project or related to new project opportunities
·         Work with the Country Director and the Programme Design Team to prepare funding proposals where requested, ensuring that any lessons learned during implementation are documented and built into future project design
·         Participate in country-level or pan-Farm Africa programme meetings with other project coordinators, as reasonably requested


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Farm Africa Project Coordinator - Livestock for Livelihoods job placement must hold a Post graduate degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Pastoral Development, Rural Livelihoods or other relevant field
·         Detailed understanding of the livestock and pastoralism sector in Uganda, in particular with relation to small ruminants
·         Detailed understanding of market-based approaches to development and particularly approaches which encourage greater participation of women
·         Significant experience in a project manager/coordinator role (or equivalent) in an INGO or agri-business
·         Experience of implementing gender-focused or gender mainstreaming activities on a multidisciplinary project.
·         Experience of operationalising project plans for complex programmes with multiple partners and external stakeholders
·         Experience in financial management, including managing a budget of at least UGX 1.5bn p/a
·         Experience of budget monitoring, identifying spend variances and planning corrective action where under/over spends are identified
·         Experience of internal and external reporting, including organising or overseeing ongoing data collection by project delivery teams.
·         Experience of leading or overseeing procurement of consultancy services - including drafting Terms of Reference documents and taking part in the technical review of bids received.
·         Experience of leading a diverse team and supporting them to deliver a range of field-based activities.
·         Experience of performance management including capacity building staff as required, and appropriately addressing performance issues where necessary.
·         Excellent professional network within Karamoja, in particular with DLG and INGO teams engaged in similar fields of work.
·         Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills with the ability to work with both Government and Private Sector stakeholders
·         Ability and willingness to travel widely and frequently both within and outside the Karamoja sub-region
·         Fluent written and spoken English
·         Adept in Microsoft Windows including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Desirable:
·         Further relevant academic qualification in the area of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Pastoral Development, Rural Livelihoods or other relevant field
·         Knowledge and understanding of Social & Behaviour Change (SBC) approaches
·         Knowledge and understanding of eco-system management, ideally in a rangeland//fodder management context.
·         Experience of leading projects delivering change using a market-systems approach
·         Experience as senior manager working within a pastoralist systems context
·         Experience of working in Karamoja
·         Experience of working as part of a consortia on a complex development programme
·         Fluency in Karamojong

How to Apply:
All candidates should send an updated CV, salary history, and a two-page supporting statement detailing how you meet the person specification to ugandarecruitment@farmafrica.org including ‘Project Coordinator- L4L Project ’ in the subject line.

Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Successful candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the referencing process.

First round interviews will take place w/c 23rd September 2019 at Farm Africa's country office in Kampala. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: Tuesday 17th September, 2019 by 5.00pm EAT

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