Aga Khan Foundation Learning and Reporting Officer Jobs in Uganda

Aga Khan Foundation Learning and Reporting Officer Jobs in Uganda


About us

For nearly 50 years, AKF has been partnering with communities, governments and local leaders to harness the best from people from all backgrounds to improve the quality of life.

The Foundation’s work is rooted in core values of self-reliance, pluralism, and respect for human dignity. AKF is a member of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), one of the world’s leading poverty solutions networks.

The AKDN’s integrated approach makes long-term investments, builds permanent institutions and cultivates an active civil society, impacting tens of millions of people annually in 30 countries.

Alongside its sister AKDN agencies, the Foundation implements innovative, community-driven solutions that are based in decades of experience, learning and evaluation.

In Uganda, AKF is managing a robust and expanding portfolio of multi-sectorial initiatives that includes programs in education, early childhood development, sustainable economic development and civil society strengthening.

AKF in consultation with various stakeholders in the disability sector have co-produced a multi-donor-funded initiative to strengthen the institutional and technical capacities of disabled persons organisations (DPOs) in Uganda.

The first phase of this anticipated four-year initiative places emphasis on strengthening the DPOs’ internal systems including capacity to learn, adapt, and raise funds, and on providing opportunities for the DPOs to design and implement innovative approaches.

Purpose of the role

The Learning and Reporting (L&R) Officer will be responsible for developing and implementing a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework for the capacity strengthening for NUDIPU and the DPOs.

They will also support and create an environment for NUDIPU and the DPOs to strengthen their M&E systems and adaptation. The L&R officer will report to the Project Director and work closely with the Senior Capacity Strengthening Officer.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the planning and implementation of monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities for the capacity strengthening initiative, for example- by designing and coordinating the implementation of a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework, enabling the project to assess effectiveness, progress and outcomes.

  • Coordinate reporting
    activities among implementing among all implementing partners, NUDIPU and the DPOs, and prepare timely progress reports for the project.

  • Write and share results in different formats and with different audiences – including reports, blog posts, dashboards, conference presentations, etc.

  • As part of the DPO capacity strengthening team, develop and implement plans to build NUDIPU and DPO capacities in monitoring, evaluation, and learning.

  • Contribute to the DPO capacity strengthening initiative’s learning and evaluation agenda, for example- by;
    Coordinating and engaging DPOs in a culture and process of learning and adaptation.

  • Identifying learning questions and pursuing them through guided inquiry to inform organizational learning.

  • Engaging the teams in analysis, reflection, and sharing to improve the project’s strategy and practice.6. Respond to information needs and requests from the PMU, donor, DPOs and government.

    Qualification and Experience

  • At least 3-5 years of work experience developing and executing thoughtful monitoring, evaluation, and research plans to assess impact and improve programming.
  • Master’s degree in related field, preferably with a strong research component demonstrating training and skills in evaluation of training or capacity strengthening initiatives, implementation, and analysis
    Intellectual curiosity and attention to detail, completed by sound analysis, critical thinking skills, and understanding of the big picture
    Experience and skill using analysis software, including SPSS, NVIVO, and MS Excel (or similar applications).
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required

    How to Apply:

    Application information

    Interested and qualified applicants in this exciting career opportunity should send their cover letter, CV and the names and contact information of 3 professional referees to the following email address: recruitment@akfea.org, with “Learning and Reporting Officer, DPOs in Uganda” in the subject line, addressed to the Regional Head of Human Resources, Aga Khan Foundation East Africa by 30th April 2019.

    “AKF Is An Equal Opportunity Employer and is Committed to Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and Expects all Staff and Partners to Share this Commitment.”

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