Horizont3000 Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Horizont3000 Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer


  • 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.

  • vision “A just and peaceful world free from human rights violations”.

  • Mission RRA's mission is to advance social change for the protection and promotion of human rights where basic needs are met and resources are shared equitably; where people have control over their own lives and those in power act for the common good.

    Transparency

  • We maintain openness in everything that we do and ensure that stakeholders access information they need for purposes of promoting and protecting human rights.

    Accountability

  • we hold ourselves accountable to the highest level of ethical behavior and responsibility for our actions

    Non-discrimination

  • We believe in the equality of all human beings and we streamline this in our programming.

    Purpose of the M&E Officer Position

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to join our team at Resource Rights Africa to provide leadership to develop and implement M&E systems focused on data collection, analysis and reporting to ensure synergy between the project strands, allowing impacts to be easily captured and communicated.

  • S/he will report to the Executive Director and work closely with other colleagues focused on the project.

  • The post holder must have a sound knowledge of monitoring and evalution.

  • S/he must be confident and proactive in conducting monitoring and evaluation and impact measurement of the program activities both at organization

  • S/he must also be proficient in all areas of project management including program cycle management and development and reporting to project stakeholders and donors.

  • 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
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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


  • 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 other

    Your Qualifications

  • 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

    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:

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

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