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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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: email@example.com
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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