Horizont3000 Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer Jobs in Uganda

Horizont3000 Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer Jobs in Uganda


  • We, HORIZONT3000, implement together with our partner Resource Rights Africa (RRA) an EU funded Programme in Karamoja for which we look for a motivated M&E Officer employed with RRA:



    Duties and Resbonsibilites

  • Lead in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of RRA’s project, using programme log-frame for clear understanding of impacts.

  • Oversee effective monitoring and evaluation of the project including appropriate capture of baselines

  • Lead implementation and strategic development of all aspects of RRA’s natural resource governance work, ensuring maximal impacts of mineral resources in Karamoja

  • Provide clear and relevant communications on project activities and progress within RRA and with donors;

  • Develop, implement systems to easily monitor, evaluate and determine impacts of programmes

  • Monitor quality of projects from inception phases to close-out including providing guidance to programme strands as necessary

  • Provide technical expertise on M&E systems and regular backstopping to RRA staff and project partners

  • Manage, coordinate and participate in internal evaluations as needed

  • Develop program and operational reporting templates that facilitate the acquisition and aggregation of information in the programs.

  • Organize and coordinate lessons learnt workshops/review of program work plans within RRA and with partners for internal and external sharing

  • Develop and maintain effective information database on projects, providing resource and necessary support for program inputs and outputs

  • Track programmatic reporting needs to funders to ensure quality and on-time reporting.

  • Ensure the timely development and submission of program narrative reports.

  • As a member of RRA, contribute to RRA’s systems, best practice and learning in programme development and impact assessment organizationally.

  • Be responsive to the requests of the Project Manager, and play a proactive role as a member of the project, including participation and input to regular meetings

  • Work jointly on cross-organizational M&E initiatives including development of evaluation and other guidelines, centralization of M&E and knowledge management systems

  • Share best practices in M&E from RRA’s project with other partners in the sector

  • Be responsible for inventory management of the project intervention documents and provide support to project staff including Community

  • Coordinate the monitoring of the project log-frame to ensure that the agreed project indicators are tracked and reported upon according to agreed donor requirements

  • Provide data from proposals and concept papers, for the purposes of maintaining the organizational funding pipeline

  • Contribute to project design processes for other RRA programmes, or for cross-organizational projects as agreed.

  • Contribute to RRA’s M&E system growth and consolidation; and wider organizational goals and objectives

  • Support internal initiatives to improve M&E, knowledge management and staff capacity;
    Contribute to RRA’s success and impact by participating in learning and the development of ideas, policies, on diverse topics and issues, as opportunities arise

  • Coordinate the implementation of baseline surveys, follow-on monitoring and evaluation exercises for various initiatives at RRA

  • Undertake research, baselines for different project interventions to establish baseline data for project evaluations in future

  • Manage the project relationships with stakeholders and partners that will enhance programme delivery and effective feedback mechanism.

    Program Monitoring

  • Develop the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.
    Ensure the implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan and follow up on the monitoring tools to actualize the plan.

  • Provide technical support for the development of a comprehensive reporting framework and support staff to implement it.

  • Put in place data management systems and mechanisms for data collection analysis to help monitor the development of key performance indicators according to the agreed upon monitoring framework

  • Review, monitor and analyse reports and assess all project outputs against project targets and activities to ascertain impact of RRA’s interventions. Highlight gaps and changes accruing from the different activities.

  • Provide information and statistics for quarterly, bi-annual, annual, donor proposals and other reports.

    Knowledge Management

  • Support the documentation of lessons learnt and good practices and facilitate sharing across the organization and with partners in the country.

  • Support staff in the promotion of internal mechanisms of enhancing knowledge generation and cross-learning

  • Contribute to research initiatives and on the utilization of research findings to inform organizational programmes at all levels and promote the utilization of the knowledge generated.

  • Take lead in the development of the annual report.

    Program/project evaluation

  • Oversee and coordinate program evaluations by; developing ToRs, mapping relevant documents/data sources (primary and secondary) that can be reviewed and harnessed for programme analysis and learning purposes, among other things.

  • Provide support for external evaluation and disseminate evaluation reports.

  • Performance Planning and Review
    Support the development of the organizational annual and bi-annual performance reports, annual work plan and quarterly plans to operationalize the annual work plan;

  • Coordinate periodical reviews, planning workshops and assist staff in preparing relevant program reports.

  • Proposal development and resource mobilization

  • Support in the generation of ideas during the development of concept notes and proposals to fundraise for the organization.

    Travel requirements

  • The job is based in Karamoja (Moroto/Kotido), and the post holder should expect to travel to Kampala once in a while to support project activities, mainly in short visits of up to a week; occasionally within the region or to others.

    Your Qualifications

  • At RRA, we believe that all individuals are talented and success comes in matching the right talents to the right roles.

  • For this role, the skills, qualifications and experience listed below are important, but we believe that to be great in this job you are likely, first and foremost, to have a talent for working with others to develop, frame, communicate and fundraise for programmes that combine conceptual and practical innovation, and have a clear and measurable impact on natural resource governance.

  • Higher level degree in a field with relevance to the program: e.g. statistics, social or political science, conflict studies, development studies, sociology, anthropology. Qualifications related to data collection and analysis are an added advantage.

  • At least three (3) years of work experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, preferably in a Non-Governmental Organization.

  • Experience in designing, planning and implementing M&E systems

  • Possess relevant field experience and knowledge in development, monitoring and evaluation of community based projects
    Strong writing and organization skills for reporting on M&E and program results

    Facilitation / Training skills

  • Previous experience in designing M&E methodologies and tools and the ability to coach and train others in their use.

  • Demonstrable analytical skills and critical thinking to evaluate best practices, challenges and solutions to improve program monitoring and execution.

  • Computer literacy with working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel) for technical purposes.

  • Coding, documentation, data capture and data base management and knowledge of statistical packages like SPSS are an added advantage

  • Articulate and confident communicator

  • Problem solving attitude

  • Respectful approach to human interactions

  • Sense of humour

  • Team Player

  • Meeting deadlines

  • Time keeping

    How to Apply

  • All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic documents to: executive@resourcerightsafrica.org

    Applications should be sent not later than 15th January 2020. Please ensure that your attachments do not exceed 5 MB.

    We do appreciate your interest to work with RRA. However, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For further information check the Resource Rights Africa website at: www.resourcerightsafrica.org

    For more information and job application details, see; Horizont3000 Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer Jobs in Uganda

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