Education Development Center ( EDC) Zonal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Wakiso Jobs in Uganda

Education Development Center ( EDC) Zonal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Wakiso Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

  • The Zonal Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will carry out monitoring and evaluation activities including data collection and reporting on project outcomes. The Zonal M&E Officer will oversee zonal data collection, consolidate and analyze monitoring data and draft reports, conduct specific research activities, and conduct regular Data Quality Assessment (DQA). This position reports to the Senior Zone Manager and will work in close collaboration with the M&E Specialist in Kampala. This is a full-time zonal position based in Mbarara, Uganda.

    Essential functions include (but not limited to):

  • Assist with establishing monitoring and evaluation system using relevant M&E Toolkit;
    Contribute to the implementation of the project’s M&E plan;

  • Coordinate and assist monitoring and evaluation data collection activities, including logistics of form distribution and collection;

  • Coordinate and assist data processing, including data transfer, entry, verification and cleaning;

  • File forms according to compliance protocols;

  • Coordinate internal communication on M&E progress and results;

  • Coordinate temporary M&E staff or consultants (e.g. data entry personnel);

  • Assist with M&E database management;

  • Provide other support to M&E team as needed;

  • Work with government and non-government partners to implement M&E activities

  • Actively participates in Collaborative, Learning and Adapting (CLA) processes in place within the project;

  • Other duties, as assigned.

    Reporting and Organizational Relationships:

  • The Zonal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer reports to the M&E Specialist in Kampala and the Senior Zone Manager.


  • The candidate for the position of Zonal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer shall have at a minimum the following qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in the social sciences, statistics, quantitative economics or related field.

    Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum
    of 5 years’ experience with M&E systems, data collection, and reporting;

  • Experience with monitoring program implementation;

  • Experience on development projects where research and data analysis skills have been applied, preferably in one or several of these sectors: OVC esp. PEPFAR/USAID programs, basic education and/or youth development;

  • Experience in electronic data collection, data cleaning and verification as well as data processing;

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel for data analysis, including use of formulas, functions and calculations to analyze data required;

  • Knowledge of Excel + Power Query to clean, merge, pivot/un-pivot and transform data preferred;

  • Ability to use both quantitative (e.g., SPSS, Stata, etc.) and qualitative (e.g., QDA Miner, NVivo) software for data analysis a plus;

  • Ability to generate queries for SQL databases a plus;

  • Ability to balance work within a team environment while working with minimal supervision;

  • Strong organizational, communication, computer, and interpersonal skills;

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.


  • Fluency in English is required.

  • Competency in one or more of these six languages of instruction is added advantage: Luganda, Runyoro/Rutoro, Runyankore/Rukiga, Leblango, Lebacholi, and Lusoga.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Education Development Center ( EDC) Zonal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Wakiso Jobs in Uganda

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