Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in Uganda 2017 – Fresh Graduate Intern at Plan International

Job Title:      Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Graduate Intern

Organization: Plan International

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: MER Manager

About US:

Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in Uganda 2017: Founded 75 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Job Summary:

Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in Uganda 2017: The Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Graduate Intern will work closely with the MER team in actualising the processes for establishing a functional national web-based database in the organisation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Ensure that the database ToR is adhered to by consultants constructing the database
  • Carry out data quality checks are embedded in the database.
  • Ensure that all security controls in the database are effective
  • All CPs and Projects in Plan International Uganda are embedded in the Database
  • Data entry fields for all indicators are provided for in the database
  • Ensure that data tools are correctly and comprehensively completed/filled by project staff standardised CP tools
  • Carry out data quality assessments periodically
  • Ensure that all project staff and data entrants are trained on correct entry of data, its analysis, retrieval from the database and use to report effectively.
  • Ensure that the database is updated on a monthly basis
  • Generate Reports for various Project Coordinators and projects are periodically generated to inform learning and accountability
  • Tasked with information generation and wide sharing with approval and use both internally and externally using online systems
  • Ensure that the G-Drive is well organised and synchronised with the database.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Plan International Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Graduate Intern job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in ICT, IT, Computer Science, Statistics (majoring in computing), Computer programming/database design or any other related degree qualification- must be a recent graduate of not more than 18 months
  • No working experience required
  • Demonstrated ability to produce results within deadlines and work under pressure
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish credibility quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across all levels
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills in English
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in the use of MS Office tools
  • Graduates should be willing to commit their time on the programme for the entire year.
  • Graduates with demonstrated good character, creativity, honesty, positive attitude, ability to learn.

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join Plan as Graduate Interns must submit the following:

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum Vitae with Contact telephone numbers
  • Copies of relevant certificates
  • Names and contact details of three references.
  • Statement indicating the objective of the internship and the expected outcomes.
  • In all cases, intern applicants will be required to include details of their course of study, number of years in college, respective grades attained, at-least a 500 words write-up on “Reasons for their interest in joining Plan International Uganda as an intern”.

Send application package to:

Ag. Country Human Resources Manager,

Plan Uganda

Email to:

Deadline: 24th March, 2017

Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in Uganda 2017 – Fresh Graduate Intern at Plan International