ZOA MEAL Officer-Education Jobs in Uganda

ZOA MEAL Officer-Education Jobs in Uganda

About the position

  • The Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer-Education is responsible for supporting strengthening of the MEAL system , data collection and monitoring and ensuring quality implementation of project/program interventions in Amudat District, specifically for the EMBRACE education project.

    Project specific

  • The MEAL Officer, with support from Project Manager/s, will be responsible for the day to day M&E activities of the project assigned to him/her.

  • The MEAL Officer-Education, is technically supervised by the ZOA MEAL Coordinator.**
    Main activities

    Tasks, responsibilities, results


  • Monitor implementation of project activities in line with the project proposal to achieve optimal project outputs and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor procedures and targets;

  • Strengthen capacity of project/program team in conducting result oriented basic monitoring and evaluation approaches;

  • Accounts timely for executed project activities in line with and according to relevant ZOA policies and guidelines;

  • Ensures project outputs are consistent with project proposals, log frames and in line with quality standards and country policies;

  • Oversees and ensures implementation is in line with standards and policies of both ZOA and the Government of Uganda;

  • Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the project.


  • Provide inputs to implementation of plans and activity/monthly reports;

  • Identify, document lessons learned and best practices;

  • Prepare and submit well written success stories;

  • Contribute to project reports or implementation plans as required by supervisor;

  • Collect monitoring data according to ZOA’s systems and activities in the project;

  • Ensure availability and utilization of data collection tools and databases.


    Knowledge & Experience

  • University degree in statistics, social sciences, economics or related field, with background in Monitoring and Evaluation

  • At least 2 – 3 years of successful experience in a similar position implementing related projects;

  • Excellent facilitation, communication skills and writing ability;

  • Familiar with use of different statistical data analysis software

  • Experience in education projects and
    ASER/EGMA/EGRA tools and INEE standards is an added advantage

  • Experience with implementing projects funded by institutional donors is an added advantage;

  • Excellent spoken and written command of English, Kiswahili is an added advantage.


  • Good communication, writing and facilitation skills;

  • Innovative, creative and enthusiastic;

  • Good computer skills: Ms Excel, Ms Word and PowerPoint;

  • Ability to design data collection tool both paper based and Mobile based form (Kobo)
    Self-motivator, able to work under minimum supervision;

  • Ability to drive a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license.


  • Flexibility and adaptability;

  • Interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity;

  • Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;

  • Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment;

  • Aims to integrate and reflect Christian values in relief and rehabilitation work.

    Special requirements

  • Ability to travel or ride a motor bike to hard to reach locations of project implementation

    How to Apply

  • All suitably qualified and interested candidates with the required qualification, experience, knowledge, skills, and attitude should send their applications to ugandavacancies@zoa.ngo.

  • Applications should only include the following: cover letter and an updated CV (with three professional referees) of which two must be 2 professional references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer, and 1 character reference could be your pastor or priest.

  • Deadline: 3rd October, 2020. Indicate only “Application MEAL Officer- Amudat” on the subject line. Qualified female candidates and or individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.**


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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