Avocats Sans Frontieres Access to Justice - Natural Resources Officer Jobs in Uganda

Avocats Sans Frontieres Access to Justice - Natural Resources Officer Jobs in Uganda

Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) is a development aid non-governmental organization whose work focuses on giving access to justice and protecting the fundamental rights of all people with a focus on most marginalised groups.

The Knowledge Manager in Access to Justice coordinates the Monitoring and Evaluation
processes within the ASF country offices of Uganda and Burundi. He/she is responsible to
manage and capitalize learning acquired through project implementation and feed it back into
program and project plans. He/she is in charge of project reporting to donors, including timely submissions and integration of lessons learnt and knowledge gained.

The Knowledge Manager in Access to Justice enjoys a high level of autonomy. He/she reports to the Country Director Uganda & Burundi and works in a functional link with the Coordinators of Programs (CoP), who are responsible for the operational plans and the project officers/coordinators of the Uganda and Burundi programs.


Monitoring and evaluation

  • Acts as the focal person for the implementation of the Institutional M&E Device
    within programs and projects;
  • Is responsible for the quality control of ASF interventions, in particular to ensure
    the quality and efficiency of the projects’ logical frameworks;
  • Supports project officers/coordinators and partners in developing and
    implementing M&E systems and tools at project level;
  • Supervises the consolidation of M&E data from projects and manages the
    databases of all projects;
  • In collaboration with the CoPs, supports the evaluation, survey and research
    activities implemented at project level. He/she brings technical expertise on
    research and analytical processes and ensures that the results are integrated into
    learning plans, project plans and program formulation;
  • Coordinates the research-action in Access to Justice under the Burundi

    Knowledge and Learning

  • Acts as the focal point for the development and the implementation of the Learning
    and Expertise policies within ASF in collaboration with other ASF country offices;
  • Capitalizes lessons learnt and knowledge gained through project activities and
    ensures their integration into program formulation, project planning and
    evaluation processes;
  • Creates
    and facilitates spaces for learning within and outside projects and ensures
    the diffusion of knowledge gained.

    Grant Management

  • Coordinates reporting processes (intermediary and final) across all projects,
    integrates learning into reports and ensures quality control of all reports before
  • Ensures the timely submission of reports and the implementation and respect of
    donor specific policies and procedures;
  • Centralizes and archives grants’ contracting documents;
  • Ensure that projects’ grant agreements, reports, amendment and any other
    relevant document as pertain the grant administration are archived.


  • Bachelor of Arts or Master’s in Law or Social Sciences
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in project M&E, Knowledge management and
    grant management in the sectors of Human rights, Governance and/or Rule of Law
    Knowledge & Skills
  • Professional experience in the African Great Lakes’ region is an asset
  • Strong communication and representation skills
  • Leadership abilities and ability to work in a team
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Commitment to the ASF mandate
  • Ability to work in multicultural environments
  • IT: High level of computer literacy (Office package)
  • Languages: Fluency in spoken and written French and English is required

    How to Apply

    ASF is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a Cover letter, detailed
    Curriculum Vitae on 20th October 2019 to job@asf.be and to the Country Director at
    rravet@asf.be with the reference “A2J Knowledge Manager” in the subject heading.
    Because of limited Human Resources, only preselected candidates will be contacted by ASF.
    Thank you for your understanding.

    For more information and job application details, see; Avocats Sans Frontieres Access to Justice - Natural Resources Officer Jobs in Uganda

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