ADRA Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Manager Jobs in Uganda

ADRA Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Manager Jobs in Uganda

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency – (ADRA) Uganda is a national humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church tasked to serve humanity so all may live as God intended.

Working at ADRA is more than just a job—it’s an opportunity to be a part of something bigger.

Our work is making a difference in the lives of thousands of people in Uganda.

Through hard work, perseverance, and deep commitment we turn limited resources into life-changing solutions.

The following positions are open:

Job Title:

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

    Reporting Line:
  • Country Director

    Job Purpose:

    Under the supervision of the Country Director, the MEAL Manager will lead the process and implementation of a results-based MEAL system throughout the organization portfolio, leads in the development of the accountability system and ensures the high standard of the centralized MEAL system for internal/external learning & reporting purposes.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take leadership on the overall MEAL system and ensure synergy between the different M&E, humanitarian accountability & learning processesEnsure that the overall MEAL system is developed based on local capacity, cost-effective approaches and sustainable processesEnsure ADRA’s frontline and technical staff are equipped with knowledge, tools and resources to support MEAL functions
  • Ensure monitoring processes are systemized, in ways that meet donor requirements, and are cost-effective, avoids duplicative processes, and less beneficiary fatigueEnsure partner & direct implementation is monitored on a regular basis for quality standards, and humanitarian principles through scheduled visits, data quality audits, spot check/verification visits against reports, and reports reviews (as per agreed schedule with donors and partners)
  • Ensure MEAL findings are presented at the program review meetings on a monthly basis, and prompt critical thinking at project management & senior management levelHelp identify and design innovative practices to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness in M&E, humanitarian accountability, Information management and general project managementEnsure all MEAL related data, reports, and records are clearly organized archived in a central location for future referenceEnsure beneficiaries and partners have constant access to information about ADRA’s programs and to channel that can process complaints & feedback with confidentiality &
    respond appropriately within predefined standardsEnsure all M&E staff supervised by this position are guided, mentored and their capacities built in order to deliver high-quality outputs
  • Ensure all relevant ADRA frontline & technical staff are assisted in strengthening their understanding of MEAL concepts & competencies as a part of the MEAL system establishment
  • Ensure management of day-to-day M&E tasks are completed with appropriate resources, proper planning and to the highest standard required
  • Ensure ADRA is well represented in MEAL related working groups and forums at local & national levels
  • Other duties as assigned by the Country Director.

    Required Experience and Qualification
  • Master’s degree in relevant subject or its equivalent.
  • At least seven years of significant experience and familiarity with MEAL in DRR context including MEAL Leadership
  • Experience in data collection and community participation and accountability, conducting and coordinating assessmentsDemonstrated strong monitoring and evaluation skills, including planning/participating in evaluationsAbility to work both in an advisory and a hands-on implementation capacityAbility to facilitate/conduct large technical training for staffExperience of representation and ability to represent ADRA effectively in external forums
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and respond to sensitive issues using tact and diplomacy
  • Analytical with excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to review a variety of reports and to formulate appropriate actionsProficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite and must have the ability to travel on a short notice
  • Candidate must be skilled strategic thinker and performance management driven

    How to Apply
  • All qualified and interested candidates who are below 60 years should submit their applications online not later than 6th May 2019.
  • For more information and job application details, see; ADRA Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Manager Jobs in Uganda

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