Restless Development Research and Learning Manager Jobs in Uganda

Restless Development Research and Learning Manager Jobs in Uganda

About the Role.

  • The Research and Learning Manager will play a critical role in ensuring that data and research informs and drives the advocacy efforts of the young women across the programme. It will also put learning at the heart of the programme’s approach, and ensure there is mutual accountability between the consortium and the young rights holders the programme supports.

  • The role will use Restless Development’s established approach to youth-led research to support Communities of Action (composed of young rights holders) to lead on the research process – from defining the questions; to collecting data; to drawing out key findings. The role will take responsibility for the implementation of the consortium wide planning, monitoring and evaluation framework across Restless Development’s activities. Beyond this, the Research and Evaluation Manager and the insights generated from the We Lead programme will also make a significant contribution to Restless Development global Evidence and Learning strategy.

  • We are looking for someone with strong technical research and evaluation skills; the ability to train and support young right holders to harness evidence and learning in their activism; and a commitment to supporting youth leadership.

    Skills and Experience.

  • Restless Development invites applications from Consultants able to demonstrate the following skills, knowledge and experience:


  • Commitment to youth-led change, and Restless Development’s values and mission

  • Experience in community led development

  • Experience and understanding of working across countries and regions globally

  • Strong research skills, including both quantitative and qualitative data analysis

  • Experience in the design and implementation of
    research studies

  • Strong technical monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) knowledge, with experience of designing and implementing MEL frameworks

  • Experience in providing training and capacity building to staff and volunteers

  • Project management experience

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to write high quality, accessible reports

  • Fluent in English – both written and verbal


  • Knowledge and experience of participatory research and / or youth-led research

  • Experience of programmes focused on the following: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Advocacy; capacity building; community-led change

  • Experience in the recruitment and management of external consultants

  • We particularly welcome applications from women with lived experiences of one of the rightsholders groups – that is women who live with HIV, that have a disability, who identify as lesbian, bisexual, trans or intersex, and / or who are affected by displacement.

    How to Apply.

  • Interested candidates should download the Terms of Reference for more details, and send a completed application form to

  • by 9am EAT 1st February 2021.

  • Only successful candidates will be notified. Restless Development is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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