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:

  • About RRA: RRA is a research and advocacy organization formed in 2016 to advocate for social justice of marginalized communities and protection of people’s rights in Uganda.

  • S/he shall be adaptable, creative and innovative, tailoring his/her approach to the specific characteristics of each opportunity.

  • The candidate should be knowledgeable about extractives; possess excellent writing skills, pay attention to detail and have a flair for grasping key ideas and actions through a combination of desk research and consultation with colleagues and partners.

  • S/he shall also have worked in the field, thus drawing on personal implementation and monitoring and evaluation experiences in designing and implementing new projects.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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

  • Analyze and oversee research and advocacy on emerging natural resource governance issues in Uganda especially as these relate to the potential for conflict

  • Augment impact of these initiatives through developing complementary outreach activities, including ensuring press coverage, published outputs concerning different topics and events, and increasing the programme’s on-going policy advocacy work with government and the private sector

  • Coordinate and support the monitoring and evaluation of RRA’s projects and programmes in line with appropriate log frames

  • Coordinate the collection of data with project team members as needed to track and communicate impacts

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


  • 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

  • Volunteers for the preparation of high quality narrative reports and clear articulation of intervention results, help tailor them to agreed project objectives under each project strand

  • 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


    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.

    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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