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Senior Programme Officer – Monitoring and Evaluation Non-profit Careers - National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

Organization: National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Manager Knowledge Management

About US:
The National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an umbrella organization promoting the rights of Persons with disabilities in Uganda with the vision of having ‘Dignity for every person with disability.’ NUDIPU exists to advocate for the rights of PWDs in a unified voice for improved livelihoods.

Job Summary:   The Senior Programme Officer Monitoring and Evaluation will manage a robust M&E function / system for the organization and the M&E of the respective projects for timely, quality reporting and learning. The senior programme officer Monitoring and Evaluation will be responsible for monitoring and ensure that organizational activities and results are achieved in a cost effective and timely manner. S/he will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E framework and activities of the projects, assist the Programme staff in preparing reports on regular basis. S/he will also support resource mobilization function. This job will belong to the Knowledge Management Programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Planning, development and implementation 
  • Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of NUDIPU's programmes /projects including initiating new ideas and concepts.
  • Ensure the incorporation of appropriate M&E as well as Knowledge Management components and resources in the respective programmes and projects.
  • Coordinate baseline studies and generally ensure that the design of NUDIPU's programmes are based on a sound evidence base.
  • Support the NUDIPU programme team in ensuring that organizational interventions are implemented in a result/outcome oriented manner.
  • Participate in review of the Strategic plan to ensure continued relevance in a changing environment.
  • Participate in raising of resources to build NUDIPU reserves.
  • Carry out research in relevant pertinent issues to build a body of knowledge and influence change at various levels.
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Develop a comprehensive M&E framework that is aligned to the strategic Plan of NUDIPU including appropriate quality standards and indicators.
  • Develop project and programme specific M&E frameworks.
  • Design and operationalize an appropriate data and information management system to support the M&E function in the organization.
  • Develop, pre-test and disseminate appropriate tools for data collection across the various projects and programmes of the organization.
  • Build the capacity of all programme staff in M&E and support them in rolling out the M&E function of their respective programmes.
  • Provide technical advice and follow up with programme implementers to ensure compliance with the M&E needs of the organization.
  • Organize and undertake periodic monitoring visits across programmes to ensure compliance with programming quality standards.
  • Coordinate the timely collection of good quality ME data, analyze and prepare appropriate M&E reports for the various projects and programmes to meet internal organizational and donor needs.
  • Coordinate periodic (mid-term and end of term) project/programme reviews and evaluations and ensure that they are undertaken in a timely manner.
Learning and knowledge management
  • Organize reflection and learning fora to enable staff to share experiences from programme implementation and draw lessons from successes and failures.
  • Ensure ongoing documentation, codification and sharing of good practices.
  • Support the management team to ensure that the evidence and learning from programme implementation, informs decision making and ongoing improvement of organizational programming practices.
Members’ M&E Capacity Building
  • Identify the capacity development needs of member organizations (DUs & DPOs) in the area of M&E as well as Knowledge Management.
  • Plan and execute capacity building interventions and activities (trainings, learning visits, technical backstopping and mentorships) for member organizations and other partners in the areas of Monitoring, Evaluation and knowledge management.
Resource Mobilization and Grant Management
  • Develop a resource mobilization strategy in liaison with the HoP and Knowledge Management Manager.
  • Spearhead proposal writing and support proposal development process for other programme areas within NUDIPU.
  • Represent NUDIPU at other forums (including donor meetings) as required by the ED and HoP
  • Participate in the technical aspects for project proposal development process for the KM department.
  • Facilitate donor visits and assessments as and when necessary.
  • Support Officers to prepare narrative donor reports.
Other tasks and Responsibilities
  • Participate in the organization's key events and represent the organization in relevant fora.
  • Provide technical guidance, couching and mentoring to staff and volunteers.
  • Support and participate in other programme area activities when required.
  • Ensure that resources under his/her care are properly deployed and utilized.
  • Ensure vulnerable people (aged, youth, women & children) participate in NUDIPU activities.
  • Undertake all necessary actions to protect and promote the image and brand of NUDIPU.
  • Carry out own administrative functions including timely filing and the use of Word for the production of own correspondences and reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Development Studies, Management Information System or any other relevant degree. A post graduate training in Project Management including M&E is a Must.
  • Three years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E systems.
  • Skills in project Monitoring and Evaluation and knowledge in data analysis tools. Set up an M&E system, Project development and proposal writing, and implementation of development- type projects.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of human rights and disability issues.
  • Multi-tasking, attention to detail, critical reasoning and problem solving, ability to work under pressure in a complex organization proactive and very flexible.
  • Communication and interpersonal relationship
  • Capacity to understand and analyse national, regional, and local politics, ability to understand new issues.
  • Creativity and analytical capacity to design and implement grants with the interface between government and communities.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their capability statements, CVs and two professional referees to the “Executive Director” either via post to: NUDIPU, P.O. Box 8567 Kampala OR Physically to NUDIPU offices on Plot 530, Bukoto-Kisaasi Road,

NB: Applicants are advised to clearly mark the application envelopes by indicating the position applied for.

Deadline: 17th August 2018

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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Global Fund Grant Jobs - World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will support and participate in the development and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation plan and facilitate the transfer of knowledge at the project, MoH and district to ensure smooth flow of information in support of implementation of the project activities. The position supports program monitoring, documentation, learning and builds capacity and support for M&E activities and systems at the district level. S/he will support project staff and stakeholders to develop project briefs and case studies that detail success stories, lessons learned, and best practices across all components.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Capacity Building
  • Develop capacity of project staff to utilize existing M&E tools for proper tracking and reporting in line with the donor and World Vision Uganda M&E Framework (LEAP), including coaching and mentoring for project staff, partners and other stakeholders on Design, monitoring, evaluation & research.
  • Offer technical assistance, guidance, and direction—related to project M&E plans and systems, performance management tools and support the project in design of above named tools
  • Develop a capacity building and mentorship program for the project and partner staff aimed at enhancing their capacity and skills to assume increased M&E and programming responsibilities in line with WVU M&E frame work and Donor guidelines.
  • Guide staff in preparing progress reports in accordance with approved donor and LEAP reporting formats and ensure their timely submission. This includes monthly reports, quarterly progress reports, annual project reports, inception reports.
Documentation, learning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation
  • Develop and lead the implementation of the projects M&E framework including project reviews, participatory impact assessments, process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons-learned workshops
  • Prepare periodic performance reports according to the donor requirements on a monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual basis and provide updates of progress status and keep Project Leadership informed of the same and of any need or issues arising related to M&E.
  • Promote utilization of data/information at project level through reflection and learning forums such as quarterly review meetings at management meetings or conferences for project partners.
  • Establishing and managing a performance monitoring framework for the project with clear goals, outcomes, outputs, inputs, processes, indicators, data needs and sources, and reporting formats and frequency, for effective monitoring, reporting and updating progress. .
  • Development of data collection tools for routine data collection and evaluations
  • Organize quarterly reflection meetings
  • Support other evaluative activities as they arise.
Quality Assurance
  • Assure quality of data by enforcing data quality for the projects deliverable
  • Perform quarterly data quality assessments to ensure validity, integrity, precision, reliability and timeliness of all performance data; identify any deficiencies and suggest corrective actions; and assist the technical team members to maintain electronic and hard copy files.
  • Plan for and implement project planning and review meetings in line with the project detailed implementation plan
  • Track timely implementation and reporting of project plans
Information Systems Management
  • Provide meaningful data summaries and visualization to demonstrate result to the project management. Support application of software for results based monitoring and evaluation such as SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA, GIS
  • Utilize WVU database initiatives such as Horizon, GIS, Automated Database and other relevant National Databases for organizational visibility such as the OVC databases.
  • Provide and utilize data required by the District Health Information Management System (DHIS2)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Global Fund job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Public health, Demography, Biostatistics, or a related field
  • At least three years of work experience managing data intensive projects in designing, monitoring, and evaluation methodologies is highly desirable.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators, is desirable.
  • Experience implementing a learning project
  • Knowledge of designing and managing M&E systems. Experience in designing M&E methodologies and tools, and the ability to coach and train others in their use is desirable.
  • Excellent command of MS Excel, and working knowledge of at least two statistical data management packages/software (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS, Nvivo/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc
  • Excellent spoken English skills are required, including the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships.
  • Expertise in other local Ugandan languages is desired.
  • Must be detail oriented and highly organized. Able to support and respond to the needs of the project teams as quickly as possible to support evidence-based decision making needs of the project
  • Must exhibit a flexible work attitude: the ability to work productively in a team environment and the ability to meet unexpected demands
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, clients and consultants.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on M&E results so that lessons can be learned and incorporated into programming is desirable.
  • Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Strong report writing and communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 19th August 2018

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Head of Strategic Information and Reporting NGO Jobs - Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)

Job Title:           Head of Strategic Information and Reporting
Organization: Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)
Duty Station: Kisubi, Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

About US:
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (for people with disability) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported by CBM (Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children with disability.

Job Summary: The Head of Strategic Information and Reporting will supervise and provide technical and strategic guidance to other functional units given under this role including Media and Communications, Fundraising, Grants/Projects and Research. The jobholder oversees preparation and implementation of grant proposals/projects, coordinates and supports the hospital M&E activities. The incumbent will be managing and monitoring grants from inception until completion and will be involved in all stages of the process.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a University degree preferably in Project Management, Grants Writing/Project Management, Statistics, M&E, or any other relevant field          
  • A qualification in promotions, marketing, and communication.
  • Post graduate qualification in Proposal Writing is an added advantage   
  • At least four years of experience with proven track record of grant development and management planning, fundraising, and budgeting for institutional and private donors.       
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office and analytical packages       
  • Good understanding of disability inclusion
  • A Clear understanding of the workings of bi-lateral and multi-lateral institutional donors
  • Knowledge of local languages
  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills.  
  • Team leadership, interpersonal and coordination skills   

NB: Capable People with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications (detailed CV with cover letter plus copies of academic qualifications) to The Head of Human Resources and Organisational Development, P.O. Box 46 Kisubi, Uganda or email to

Deadline: Tuesday 14th August, 2018 by 5:00pm

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer USAID ICAN Project Jobs - Abt Associates

Organisation: Abt Associates
Project Name: USAID/Uganda’s Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN) Activity
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: MEL Advisor

About Abt:
Abt Associates is an international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training services in more than 128 countries. Abt seeks to implement a five-year project funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).

About USAID ICAN Project:
Abt Associates is implementing the USAID/Uganda’s Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN) Activity, which will aim to sustainably enhance the resilience of vulnerable households by increasing economic opportunities for poor households, improving nutrition with a focus on women and children, and strengthening community and local governance.

Job Summary: The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer is primarily responsible for supporting ICAN partners and staff to collect monitoring data in the projects target districts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Working closely with the Field Director, manage collection of MEL data in the target districts and provide overall support and troubleshooting to field staff in data collection methods
  • Conduct data quality and spot checks, including through routine monitoring visits to project sites, to ensure data quality and aggregate data at the sub-region level
  • Takes initiative to conduct brief and cost-effective operational checks on the project to gauge outcomes/impacts and to use data/information to improve on project activities
  • Conducts pertinent data analysis for informed decision-making, and assists in following up on implementation of recommendations
  • Perform any other duties as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer USAID Project job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics or a related field
  • At least 4 years of professional experience supporting monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, preferably on USAID-funded projects. Six years of experience and a master degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiarity with quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of direction and supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team and as a team leader, with the ability to accept the inputs of other team members
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational, and computer skills
  • English language fluency

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 10th August 2018

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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist USAID Project Careers - Jhpiego

Organization: Jhpiego
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Jhpiego is a US international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For over 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high quality healthcare to their people. Jhpiego also develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent heath care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care.

Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will provide technical leadership and strategic direction for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for an upcoming family planning/reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (FP/RMNCAH) program. The project aims to increase use of quality county-led FP/RMNCAH services. The project will operate over a five-year period. The M&E Specialist will provide technical leadership to develop the program framework, plans and indicators to capture project performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities.  The M&E Specialist will work closely with the M&E team to design, implement and supervise the program’s M&E activities, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into program implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes. The M&E Specialist is responsible for documenting and disseminating program successes and challenges to USAID.  The M&E Specialist will also be responsible for designing and conducting operations research.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the development and implementation of the Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) to capture project performance and results, including routine service delivery data reporting, baseline and endline assessments, and all monitoring for process and outcome evaluations
  • Develop and oversee data flow pattern for the program that will ensure timely data collection and reporting
  • Lead results reporting to USAID by providing written documentation on M&E activities and indicator results for progress and annual reports, as appropriate.
  • Provide leadership and direction on M&E to ensure the program achieves its goals and corresponding objectives and targets
  • Ensure high-quality implementation, consistent with Kenya national monitoring and evaluation guidelines, protocols, information and reporting systems
  • Lead efforts to monitor and evaluate project interventions, document results and provide feedback to stakeholders to guide decision-making
  • Lead efforts to utilize training monitoring systems to track and monitor trainers and participants at training events to facilitate follow-up and recordkeeping
  • Conduct targeted evaluations and operations research, including design, data collection, management and analysis
  • Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures, including routine data quality audits
  • Cultivate strategic M&E relationships and alliances with other USAID projects and represent M&E activities in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations
  • Ensure relevant data is entered into JADE, Jhpiego’s organization-wide performance management system designed to capture, analyze, and disseminate project data
  • Promote and support the dissemination of project information among the project team
  • Work closely with project and financial staff to prepare and track progress of project and activity budgets
  • Supervise a team of M&E professionals
  • Coordinate all M&E capacity-building activities with project staff, implementing partners and facility staff

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Jhpiego Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist job placement must hold a Master’s degree in public health, demography, statistics, mathematics or related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum seven years of work experience in monitoring and evaluating complex, large, multi-year international health sector development programs (approximately $10M per year)
  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, operations research, health management information systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation and setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives
  • Demonstrated strong management, coordination, teamwork and planning skills with proven ability to function effectively with multiple host-country counterparts in both the public and NGO sectors
  • M&E experience in RMNCAH/FP
  • Firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality health service and support programs
  • Familiarity with Uganda health management information system and other national M&E systems
  • Experience and understanding of the USAID and Kenyan MOH RMNCAH/FP frameworks and reporting systems
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least one of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, MS Access
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving program needs
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational, team-building, and representational skills
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English and Swahili
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in regional and national programs and technical staff
  • Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel nationally and 40 % of time

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply by applying online at the link below.

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