DRC Consortium Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Coordinator – ECHO Jobs in Uganda

DRC Consortium Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Coordinator – ECHO Jobs in Uganda

Overall purpose of the Role:

  • The Consortium MEAL Coordinator will be responsible for the monitoring, evaluation, learning, accountability and information management systems under the DRC-led ECHO Consortium.

  • She/he will work closely with the M&E focal points from each of the consortium partner agencies and the program implementation teams to ensure effective MEAL practices are applied throughout the project period – and specifically provide technical leadership on related activities such as assessments, evaluations, learning events and inter-agency accountability systems.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Support the Consortium Coordinator – in coordination with the other consortium agency field teams – to develop an M&E plan for the consortium; ensure its actively implemented, regularly and timely updated and that M&E findings for all agencies are integrated in all reports.

  • Develop a performance monitoring framework for the consortium to track progress of the partners and the consortium towards achieving the project objectives. The MEAL Coordinator will also be required to provide updates to the head of PMU and Steering Committee on a regular basis.

  • Coordinate with consortium agency field staff to develop tools for data collection, ensuring they are harmonized across the consortium and aligned to the project log frame as well as ECHO reporting requirements.

  • Review and approve any M&E tools developed by the programme field teams.

  • Take lead in data collection and analysis.

  • Support the use of inter-consortia database

  • Play a leading role in all assessments, evaluation and any other form of internal surveys such as baseline assessments, post-distribution monitoring etc.

    Information Management

  • Lead the implementation of an information management platform as well as develop a data quality framework to closely ensure quality data management.

  • Work closely with the data management firm that will be outsourced, to ensure that the data being provided meets the quality standards and reporting requirements. The MEAL Coordinator will also function as the point of contact between the consortium and the data management firm.


  • Strengthen the existing community feedback and response mechanisms
    across the consortium as needed.

  • Support consortium programs field staff to ensure they have the capacity to implement effective accountability systems pertinent to the project.

    Learning and project quality

  • Develop a learning strategy and oversee its active implementation throughout the project.

  • Participate in project kickoff meetings, review meetings and close-out meetings in order to highlight components aimed at replicating good practices and strengthening synergies between activities, partners and other interventions in the same operational areas as the project.

  • Regularly present M&E findings to the PMU, Project Steering Committee and technical working groups and others for as necessary.

  • Support the project in the furtherance of its aim to have strengthened integrated programming by actively proposing ways of achieving this using M&E findings

    Experience and Technical Competencies:

  • The desired candidate must have a post-graduate qualification in monitoring and evaluation

  • A minimum of five years’ active experience in humanitarian programming is required

  • Previous experience working under complex, multi-sectoral emergency interventions is desired

  • Experience in developing/managing information management systems for large humanitarian programs

  • Experience working under projects implemented in consortia.

  • Understanding of cash-transfer, WASH and shelter interventions in a refugee setting is desired

  • Ability to manage large quantities of data as well as knowledge and experience in using statistical packages is required

  • Excellent analytical and reporting skill.

  • Effective Communication skills


  • University Degree in Statistics, Economics, Social Sciences, Computer sciences and other related fields

  • PGD Monitoring and Evaluation


  • English- fluent in both speaking and writing

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DRC Consortium Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Coordinator – ECHO Jobs in Uganda

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