GIZ Uganda Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Jobs

GIZ Uganda Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Jobs

  • The European Union Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF) and the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have commissioned the GesellschaG für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) with the programme “Supporting Refugees and Host Communities in Northern Uganda”.

  • The main objective of the programme is the improvement of the inclusive socio−economic development of refugees and the host population within the three districts of Northern Uganda, namely Arua, Adjumani and Moyo, which are amongst the districts with the highest percentage of refugees.

  • The programe combines the support to the district local government structures, efforts to create income and employment and the support for agricultural activities

  • GIZ is recruiting for a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor for the programe.

    Key Responsibilities

    The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor is responsible for:

  • Development, Planning and Coordinating of the M&E system of the Program according to EU and BMZ requirements

  • Regular reporting according to the M&E system and advising the steering decisions

  • Program Management based on M&E knowledge
    Capacity building for identified staff and partners

  • Overall Quality Management of the Program

    Specific Tasks

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor will perform the following tasks;

  • Develops and organise quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes, improvements and initiatives

  • Initiates the development of a system with standards and procedures to ensure credible, reliable, timely, and cost−effective monitoring of data for strategic planning, uphold accountability and contribute to inform critical management decisions.

  • Prepares and trains staff, on project and program design, monitoring and evaluation concepts, skills and tools.

  • Strengthens the evaluations, ensures that they are enshrined in the project life cycle routines, and that they are timely, useful, and ethical, upholding the criteria and standards.

  • Oversees the development and assuring the quality of specific planning, assessment, m&e and reporting tools for consistent and quality data collection

  • Provides technical guidance to programme staff in incorporating appropriate m&e systems into projects based on needs, donor requirements, resources and capacities.

  • Liaises with external organizations and M&E experts to identify and disseminate good M&E practices and contributes to knowledge sharing.

  • Performs assigned tasks by the commissioning parties related to M&E

  • Ensures that program monitoring is based on conflict sensitivity and the do−no−harm−principle

  • Prepares appropriate input for various project

  • programme reports including annual reports, and contributes
    to the other reports required by the programme manager and GIZ head office.

  • Assists with research activities and studies on political issues which benefit joint programmes

    Other duties/additional task

  • Will perform other duties as required

    Required qualifications, competences and experience Qualifications

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in Social Sciences, Management, Economics or related field.

    Professional experience, Other knowledge and additional competences

  • Minimum of 3 − 5 years’ years in designing and implementing integrated results−based M&E systems and processes.

  • Detailed knowledge of log−frame−based project design, monitoring and evaluation
    Experience as evaluator

  • Sound background of social research methodologies, including a highly developed analytical and communication skills and ability to assimilate and process information for wide−ranging audiences

  • Excellent computer skills: Microsof Outlook, Word and Excel

  • Solid understanding of the District Local Government and refugees related issues

  • Knowledge of databases and computer−based management information systems

  • Familiarity with GIZ operating environment is an asset

    How to Apply

  • All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their application and CV along with the contacts of three professional referees to The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, by email:; quoting the position you are applying for and the reference No. as the subject.

  • Applications should be received by 5.00pm on the 31st January 2020. Please note: This is a national position.

  • Application and CV should be in one document and a maximum of 6 pages only.

  • No other attachments are required at this stage.

  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • We encourage women, people with disabilities and minority groups to apply for this position.

  • GIZ is commi†ed to equal opportunities and diversity of perspective at the working place.


  • GIZ DOES NOT charge any kind of FEE(s) at whichever stage of the recruitment process.

  • This recruitment is ONLY through Future Options Consulting Ltd.
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