Position Type: Full Time National Staff
Location: Adjumani (1) or Lamwo (1)
Reports to: Emergency Response Manager (ERM
Contract Length: 2 years (Fixed/with possibility of extension)
Start Date: Immediate, upon approval of funds
The M&E Officer will comprehensively manage the monitoring and evaluation process in the entire project, ensuring the criteria and indicators defined in the project model and Country’s Strategic Plan are efficiently met and provide necessary recommendations.
Responsibilities and duties:
Key Result #1: Monitoring and Evaluation system
- Collaboratively lead the process of designing the monitoring and evaluation system considering the requirements and criteria for each sector and project. **
- Lead and provide technical oversight in the Implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation system.**
- Design data collection instruments used for monitoring, reporting and evaluation according to the Country Strategic goals.**
- Work closely with the MEAL Specialist and other MEAL teams to develop, use and disseminate relevant M&E systems and data**
Key Result #2: Data Analysis
- Oversees data collection exercises such as baselines, QIVC (Quality Improvement Verification Checklist), among others**
- Coordinates data collection teams and provides the necessary training and coaching for successful implementation of data collection exercises**
- Consolidates and analyses data at the national level and provides comprehensive reports of data collection exercises. **
- In coordination with the ERM and Project Coordinators verifies the effectiveness in meeting indicators.**
Key Result #3: Program Monitoring and Reporting
- Reporting: Develops regular monitoring reports including data and process results. **
- Supports preparation of reports required for submission to donors and for FH Uganda program evaluation reports and year-end statistics for the annual report. **
- Monitor and evaluate progress towards annual work plans, expected outputs, including selecting and monitoring progress in meeting indicators. **
- Makes recommendations geared at program improvement (design and implementation based on the monitoring/evaluation results.) **
Key Result #4: Capacity Building
- Build capacity of staff in M&E concepts and principles required for their positions.
- Continuously evaluate adherence to program standards through spot checks during field visits and visually verify information reported through the reporting systems.
- Build capacity of country teams in the adoption and strategic use of data and information so as to improve the implementation of programs
- Collaboratively work with line managers of M&E staff in to identify learning needs and providing support /developing performance goals
Key Result #5: Program support
- Provide input in decision-making processes based on country knowledge of M &E realities.
- Support the proposal writing processes by the required information and leading in the design of relevant Monitoring and Evaluation Indicators;
- Develop relevant information required for communication purposes such as country statistics, country strategies and other useful documents necessary for proposal writing and decision making.
Education & Experience
- College/university degree in Monitoring and Evaluation studies, social sciences, demography, development planning, mathematics, statistics, or similar field
- A post graduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage
- Minimum 5 years’ experience working in monitoring & evaluation of development programs preferred.
- Minimum 5 years relevant experience of working with integrated community-based care projects/programs
- Vibrant personal relationship with Christ.
- Studies, understands and applies FH Foundational Principles: Vision, Mission, and Values
Employment with FH offers an attractive package which includes; a good salary commensurate to one’s role, a good medical insurance package for staff and dependents, provident fund, GPA and provision for other statutory requirements.
Safeguarding & Protection Clause:
FH strives to provide an environment free from Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat, Anti -Fraud, Safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.
Note: *All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Food for the Hungry Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud & HR policy. In line with this we will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of fraud, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.*
FH is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org not later than Tuesday 23rd March, 2021 at 4:30pm**.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 12th April, 2021. FHU has policies including a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.