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MEAL Coordinator FASTER US Non-profit Careers - Catholic Relief Services (CRS)


Job Title:         MEAL Coordinator FASTER
Organization: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: FASTER Grants Manager

About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

About Project:
FASTER is designed as a new component of the global FOCUS (Faith-based Organization Capacity Strengthening for Universal HIV Services) project. Funded by the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), FOCUS was developed with the intent of building FBO network capacity, assisting FBOs to contribute to HIV multi-sector planning for expanded service delivery, and documenting successful approaches. Led by CRS, FOCUS builds understanding of how to leverage the faith-based community's contributions at subnational and national levels, reinforcing mutual responsibility and country-driven leadership. FASTER takes FOCUS' objectives to the next level by creating an enabling environment in 4 countries where public health, civil society, the private sector, and FBOs can accelerate normative pediatric HIV case finding, testing, linkage to care and treatment, and adherence support by strengthening and streamlining joint coordination and provision of pediatric HIV service delivery.

Job Summary:  The MEAL Coordinator FASTER will provide technical advice and support to a range of program design and implementation issues within FASTER Uganda project. You will manage the project's monitoring and evaluation in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) principles and standards and support the FASTER team to advance the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. You will work to improve FASTER project quality in utilizing MEAL tools and standards. You will support the capacity strengthening of FASTER project and partner staff in utilizing MEAL tools and methodologies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Monitors project compliance with MEAL Policies and Procedures (MPP) and communicates results to project leadership for action
  • Liaises with project leadership to ensure compliance with agency and donor MEAL requirements
  • Designs MEAL systems in line with donor and CRS guidance
  • Supervises quality data collection and management activities
  • Guides analysis and reflective discussions on ongoing monitoring data
  • Documents and disseminates findings and field-based insights to project discussions
  • Manages activities according to MEAL implementation plan
  • Shares MEAL learning and experiences in broader Country Program discussions.
  • Oversees and completes appropriate MEAL tasks and systems for FASTER project as required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) MEAL Coordinator FASTER job should hold a Bachelor's Degree in the field of monitoring and evaluation, research, and project management or a related field;
  • At least five years of relevant work experience with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with minimum of two years of relevant field-based experience in monitoring and evaluation, research and data management.
  • Knowledge of technical principles and concepts of M&E, research, and data management and general knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.
  • Demonstrated ability to build staff capacity and capacity strengthening best practices.
  • Knowledge of technical principles and concepts of learning and accountability
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver required results in a timely and quality manner
  • Strong skills in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher) as well as SPSS & STATA, Access, Power BI, and Visual Basics.
  • Strong relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision & to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings.
  • Good analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment.
  • Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills.
  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented.
  • Fosters respectful relationships with community members and stakeholders
  • Models honesty and integrity in MEAL work
  • Required Languages - English language

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
  • Trusting Relationships
  • Professional Growth
  • Partnership
  • Accountability

How to Apply:
All candidates should Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org. Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and paste – MEALCOORDINATORFASTER only

Deadline: 24th July 2019

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Fresher UN Assistant Protection Officer (Community Based) Job Vacancies - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10030539
Vacancy Notice: 016/2019
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Protection Officer (Community-Based)
Post Grade: NOA

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary:  The Assistant Protection Officer (Community-Based) is a member of the Protection Unit in a Country Operation and may report to the Protection Officer (Community-Based), or another more senior staff member in the Protection Unit. Under the overall direction of the Protection Unit, and in coordination with other UNHCR staff, government, NGO partners and other stakeholders, the Assistant Protection Officer (Community-Based) works directly with communities of concern to identify the risks they face and to leverage their capacities to protect themselves, their families and communities. The incumbent may have direct supervisory responsibility for part of the protection and/or support staff and supports the application of community-based protection standards, operational procedures and practices in community-based protection delivery at the field level. S/he supports the application of community-based protection standards, operational procedures and practices in community-based protection delivery at the field level. To fulfil this role the Assistant Protection Officer (Community-based) is required to spend a substantial percentage of her/his time working outside the office, building and maintaining networks within communities of persons of concern. The development and maintenance of constructive relationships with persons of concern that measurably impact and enhance protection planning, programming and results forms the core of the work of the Assistant Protection Officer (Community-Based). The incumbent also supports the designing of a community-based protection strategy by ensuring that it is based on consultation with persons of concern.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Be fully informed about community structures and the protection and security situation of the population of concern and develop strong links with a cross-section of members of refugee/IDP/stateless communities, using an AGD approach.
  • Through relationships with persons of concern and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, and marginalized groups.
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable community work to identify and address protection and assistance gaps.
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches.
  • Offer technical guidance and support to UNHCR and partners and implement and oversee Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on all community-based protection related issues.
  • Support the design, implementation and evaluation of protection centred and solutions oriented programming with implementing and operational partners guaranteeing that community-owned activities are integrated.
  • Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations.
  • Support the Operations work to ensure the protection strategy is fully integrated into the Country Operations Plan, the UN Development and Assistance Framework (UNDAF), the Humanitarian Country Teams common humanitarian action plan where applicable
  • Actively contribute to the Protection teams information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in strategies and plans in the Country Operation.
  • Ensure community understanding of UNHCRs commitment to deliver on accountability and quality assurance in its response.
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.


Key Performance Indicators:
  • Effective and timely support is provided to the formulation of a clear and coherent protection and solutions oriented strategy, which incorporates a thorough age, gender and diversity analysis and reflects the Organizations global, regional and country level priorities.
  • AGD sensitive analysis of community risks and capacities provides the essential basis for all of UNHCRs work.
  • The participation of persons of concern is assured through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches, which inform protection and assistance programming and ensure that UNHCR meets its commitments to accountability to persons of concern.
  • National protection capacities are improved through direct engagement, research and advocacy with all relevant external interlocutors.
  • Protection incidents and needs are immediately identified and addressed through direct intervention, advocacy and public exposure


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Protection Officer (Community Based) job opportunity should hold a University degree in International Development, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, International Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, Anthropology, International Law or other clearly related disciplines
  • At least two years of professional working experience.in the areas of community services, social work (e.g., gender, SGBV programs, womens empowerment and protection, work with refugees) or/and human rights or related tasks in government, NGO or international organisation.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language.
  • Diverse field operational experience.
  • Good IT skills including database management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Extensive knowledge of community communication and engagement approaches
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of and demonstrated competencies in forced displacement and protection, particularly SGBV prevention and response, child protection, education, gender equality, and the application of the Age, Gender and Diversity Policy.

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 23rd July 2019

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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Job Careers - Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation


Organisation: Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation (TMF) is a fully registered Non-Government Organization that was started as an initiative in 2013 by former child mothers who turned their negative experience into a positive action. The organization`s mandate is to promote gender equality and empower adolescent girls and young women through holistic programs that address their critical needs while putting greater emphasis on ending teenage pregnancy., child marriages and supporting girls to stay in school and complete school. The organization envisions a generation where all girls are in school, empowered and enjoying their childhood. The mission of TMF is to contribute towards increased retention of girls children in schools through ending teenage pregnancy and child marriages in Uganda.

Job Summary:   The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of the Project. He/she will develop a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative data gathered by the Project. He/she will also provide technical assistance to staff, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting and governance issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
 Setting up the system:
  • Assist in the development of the project log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of performance indicators and their measurement;
  • Assist in the development and/or finalization of the project Work Plans and keep them updated in accordance with project activities and timeframes as relevant.
  • Develop the overall framework, for project M&E, for example mid-term project review, impact assessment, final evaluation, develop project Performance Monitoring Plan with relevant data collection systems.
  • Review the quality of existing data in the project subject areas, the methods of collecting it, and the degree to which it will provide good baseline statistics for impact evaluation.
  • Develop baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.
  • With collaborating partners, review their existing approaches and management information systems and agree on any required changes, support and resources.
  • Develop a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E and for any computer-based support that may be required.
  • Organize and undertake training with collaborating partners on M&E as required.
Implementation of M&E and coordination:
  • Collect data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators.
  • Check data quality.
  • Maintain and administer the M&E database; analyze and aggregate findings.
  • Support project progress reporting, project mid-term review and final evaluation.
  • Identify areas where technical support to project partners is required. Organize refresher training on M&E for staff & partners as required.
  • Identify lessons learned and develop case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project. Provide advice to the supervisor on improving project performance using M&E findings.
  • Communication:
  • Produce reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.
  • Provide top management with management information she/he may require.
  • Check that monitoring data are discussed in appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications for future action. If necessary, create such discussions to fill any gaps.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor..


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or any other related fields. Postgraduate certificate in M&E, statistics or economics preferred.
  • At least three (3) years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of donor funded projects.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience in designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • Experience in planning and managing surveys.
  • Experience in developing and refining data collection tools.
  • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.
  • Experience in managing and providing training to partners and target beneficiaries.
  • Ability to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally-managed evaluations.
  • Languages: Excellent written and spoken command of English.


Competencies:
  • Good knowledge of programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation techniques and practices.
  • Familiarity with impact assessment an advantage
  • Familiarity with some of the substantive issues handled by the project such as labour inspection, labour law enforcement, social dialogue.
  • Good knowledge and experience regarding gender mainstreaming.
  • Good moderation, facilitation and training skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate with government and social partners.
  • Ability to perform a variety of conceptual analyses required for the formulation, administration and evaluation of projects.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and good interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer applications skills such as SPSS, MS application (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, power point)
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to build on relevant knowledge within donor funded projects as well as actively share her/his experience and expertise with colleagues and partners.
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in diversified environments.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates not bigger than 2MB addressed to the  Executive Director, Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation via E-mail: careers@trailblazersuganda.org 

Deadline: 17th July 2019 by 5:00PM

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Fresher Research / Information Management / M & E Officer Jobs - Advocacy Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture (ACSA)


Organization: Advocacy Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture (ACSA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Advocacy Coalition for sustainable Agriculture (ACSA) is a national network of civil society organizations providing sustainable agriculture, agricultural market development, research and advocacy aiming at increasing farmer’s understanding and policy issues affecting small holder farmers in Uganda. ACSA is seeking to recruit a National Coordinator to support the fulfilment of her mandate, which is [HE1]"Advocating for the agrarian policy environment for small holder farmers in Uganda” among 29 CSOs.

About Project:
ACSA has got funding from Misereor - Germany to implement a three-year project under the title “Influencing Agrarian Policy Environment in Uganda for better service delivery”, commencing in August 2019.

Job Summary:  The Research / Information Management / M & E Officer will liaise with private and public institutions to influence a friendly agrarian policy environment in Uganda. The ideal candidate should be a good organizer / mobilize and willing to network with both public and private sectors with a passion to improve the quality of life of smallholder farmers. The candidate will contribute to the design of innovative and multi-sectoral interventions that lead to friendly agrarian policies in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design and create foundational data and M & E system for the network
  • Conduct studies on relevant agrarian policy issues
  • Conduct monitoring visits among ACSA member organizations in the project areas in Uganda
  • Write reports and present data in a clear, concise, and actionable manner.
  • Write progressive reports and present them to the National Coordinator
  • Engage in advocacy activities related to agrarian policies organized by other stakeholders
  • Design and conduct training on statistical methods, analyses, interpretation for member organizations
  • Interpret and determine data accuracy and validity


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Experience in Knowledge and information management
  • Experience and Knowledge Quantitative economics
  • Knowledge in M & E systems for agriculture projects
  • Computer literacy
  • Report writing skills
  • Must have a Valid Driving permit
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively in the project areas nationally
  • High proficiency in spoken and written English.

How to Apply:
Please submit a letter of application with curriculum vitae, names and addresses (including telephone/e-mail) of three referees, and date of availability. You can send your application addressed to: The ACSA Chairman Board of Directors, P. O. Box 21556, Kampala or by email, stating the job title in the subject line to acsa.ug@gmail.com

Or hand - deliver your application to Caritas Kampala Offices at Nsambya, plot No. 1538/39 Old Ggaba road between Monday and Friday during working hours (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM).

Deadline: 17th July 2019

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Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor Job Placement - Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)


Organization: Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party

About US:
Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan Organization that was established in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS Centre of Excellence specializing in Medical Research, Health Care and Training.

Job Summary:   The Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor will support an anticipated USAID project that aims to increase access to high-quality health services. The Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor will provide technical leadership to develop the project 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.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead project team in the development and implementation of an M&E system and oversee routine program monitoring activities. Ensure the quality and relevance of the project’s monitoring and evaluation design.
  • Guide the project team to develop, implement, and revise the project’s  work plans
  • Compile and analyse data of the project technical areas and support the project technical team in presenting recommendations to donors.
  • Lead results reporting to USAID by providing written documentation on M&E activities and indicator results for progress and annual reports, as appropriate.
  • Provide support to performance evaluation process in collaboration with USAID and the independent evaluation team.
  • Ensure the quality of M&E related data to be collected throughout the program implementation.
  • Participate in the preparation and facilitation of informational meetings with Consortium partners, RHITES, DHT and MoH.
  • Document results of the M & E system and produce periodic reports as required by PEPFAR/, USAID and MOH.
  • Support the various program teams in data analysis.
  • Train and mentor staff of Non state facilities, partner Institutions and DHT in data collection methodology and in the M & E system, in general.
  • Supervise and project data staff and Non state facility data teams.
  • Any other duties as per project demands.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor job must hold a Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or Statistics or another related field.
  • At least six years of relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of large scale Donor funded Health and HIV/AIDS service delivery and systems strengthening programs.
  • 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 research experience and skills, complemented by experience in facilitation, close collaboration with varying types of partners.
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating USAID Project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and/performance monitoring plans.
  • Demonstrate strong management, coordination, teamwork and planning skills with proven ability to function effectively with multiple partners in both the public and NGO sectors specific project contexts.
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination.
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills..
  • 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 40 % of time.

How to Apply:
All applications must be addressed to: Director, Finance & Administration, Joint Clinical Research Centre strictly by email: hr@jcrc.org.ug

Note: JCRC is an equal opportunity employer. Any attempts of influencing the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 12th July 2019

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