Project Development Objective Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Project Development Objective Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Uganda


  • The M&E Specialist has overall responsibility for providing coordination and leadership for monitoring and evaluation of the project.

  • S/he is responsible for ensuring accurate and comprehensive data collection and analysis of results to report on progress towards project objectives.

  • He/she works with technical team members to develop appropriate indicators, targets and methods for collecting information on project activities and assist with analysis for evidence based decision making for project improvements.

    Key Result Areas

  • Develop and implement a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) system for the project

  • Lead in completing the design and implementation of project’s implementation

  • Develop and implement cost-effective and efficient data collection systems

  • Develop program-wide participatory M&E tools, systems and processes that increase the effectiveness and accountability of the project

  • Planning and budgeting: Providing technical support to the annual and quarterly programme work plan development, review and alignment of medium term and annual plans with the CEDP AF-Project Appraisal Document.

  • The specialist will be expected to assist implementing agencies in improving the quality of annual work plans with realistic timeframes and budgets, leading to more accurate annual budgets.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and facilitate Project reviews and assessments aimed at demonstrating results including; End of Term Evaluation, project
    reviews, and other related studies

  • Undertaking data analysis and reporting for all relevant purposes (e.g. quarterly and annual reports, donor reports, Top Management)

  • Identifying and trialling innovative approaches in monitoring and evaluation systems

  • Regularly evaluate the project; review the overall performance of the project against set objectives.

  • Coordinate the work from all implementing agencies in liaison with the component managers

  • Supporting the effective engagement of all stakeholders staff in M&E

  • Provide technical support in developing and monitoring progress towards programmatic indicators (based on programmatic strategies)

  • Develop the framework and procedures for the evaluation of project activities.

  • Establish the organisational structure for M&E coordination and management across project areas

  • Ensuring good internal communication of the progress and impact of the program M&E system

  • Set up a framework for incorporating beneficiary communities in the M&E process, and for internalizing beneficiary feedback in the
    determination of the project’s next steps

  • Analyse, develop and present M& E Reports

  • Analyse the data generated by the monitoring and evaluation process, and then produce and present performance measures against agreed
    outcomes and targets.

  • To take the lead in producing data and analysis on the impact of project work to be included in the Annual Report, and any other impact reports, that is suitable for a variety of internal and external audiences.

  • To generate data in an agreed reporting format to donors and key stakeholders

  • Provide technical input into other programmes where M&E expertise is of relevance (e.g. targets and indicator approach for scaling-up the impacts of the sustainability standards movement)

    Qualifications, Experience and other Required Competencies:

    Academic Qualifications

  • Applicants should possess a honors’ degree in Statistics, Economics, Quantitative Economics, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social Administration or the other related subjects from a reputable University.

  • Post graduate training and qualification in M&E.

  • A master’s degree in related and relevant field will be an added advantage.

    Relevant Experience

  • At least eight (8) years direct experience in designing and/or implementing organisational level systems for M&E

  • Experience in designing and/or implementing data collection and data management systems

  • Knowledge of data analysis software (e.g. SAS, SPSS) and basic computer skills (word-processing, spread sheets, and databases) is required.

  • Strong knowledge of/expertise in evaluation techniques (quantitative and qualitative methodologies, questionnaire development, statistical analysis, logic models, evaluation plans, etc.)

  • Strong experience in the entire project evaluation cycle, from design and formulation to implementation, analysis and presentation of results and recommendations.

    Other Required Skills and Competences

  • Excellent communication skills (Presentation and written)

  • Should be able to work with minimum supervision

  • A high level of interpersonal skills

  • deliver under tight timelines

  • Strong ethics, hands on approach

  • Pays attention to detail and excellent follow through

  • Proven integrity and honesty in handling public resources

  • Proven Planning and organisation skills, Problem solving skills and Leadership and management skills

  • Excellent Report writing skills

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Project Development Objective Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Uganda

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