Job Title: M&E Officer – IRC Uganda Jobs 2020
Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Uganda Profile:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education and power.
The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), refugees and various institutions in the country, notably the government, community-based organizations (CBOs), civil society organizations (CBOs) and the private sector. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health and nutrition, support to persons with specific needs (PSNs) including case management, legal assistance to refugees, prevention and response to gender-based violence, and economic recovery and development (ERD). The IRC has a country office in Kampala and field offices in Amudat, Imvepi, Kyegegwa, Lamwo, Moroto and Yumbe, as well as an urban office in Nsambya within Kampala.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the IRC M&E Manager, in collaboration with the RE:BUILD Project Manager, the Monitoring and Evaluation officer will:
- Work with the RE:BUILD team to develop a detailed M&E plan for RE:BUILD based on the project log frame to track progress against agreed indicators.
- Track the M & E plan and frequently provide the program with trend analysis of tracked indicators while identifying the outliers.
- Mentor and coach program staffs on data collection, reporting and data cleaning to inform required reports.
- Support the Livelihood Center and program staff to frequently use data for program improvement.
- Support RE:BUILD to engage in continuous data quality improvement.
- Participate in quality of intervention monitoring together with the KCCA and RE:BUILD project staff while ensuring availability of data for assessing program quality.
- Provide accurate information that informs the program review meetings.
- Maintain an accurate and up to date RE:BUILD database
- Maintain a good record keeping system and undertake continuous monitoring and regular evaluation of RE:BUILD activities.
- Support the operation of feedback channels (logbook, client satisfaction and engagement surveys).
- Support the recording of feedback, analyses and accessibility of feedback data for programmatic decision making.
- Overview preparation of consolidated reports including concise narratives that capture progress against indicators and provide both management and donors with accurate and user‐friendly information.
- Manage electronic tools to prevent disorganization (Keep server data confidential).
- Support the RE:BUILD Project Manager to ensure that donor, partners, and Senior Management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.
- Take Lead in implementing the IRC’s monitoring for Action standards for the RE: BUILD Program with support from the MEAL manager/Coordinator and RE:BUILD Program Manager
- Provide to the RE:BUILD project and KCCA with monthly reports on indicator trends.
- Periodically document success stories and lessons learnt for the programs in implementation.
• Liaise with KCCA’ and other partners’ M&E teams while ensuring that accurate and timely data on RE:BUILD is fed into KCCA’s information management systems and program reports.
- Provide regular feedback to the RE:BUILD Project Manager on project implementation.
- Provide the program staffs with monthly reports on performance against indicators and trends.
- Assist in preparation of donor program reports.
- Assist with any duties as requested by the RE:BUILD Project Manager.
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The ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demography, Economics, M&E or related field. An advanced certificate in M&E, statistics will be of an added advantage.
Postgraduate studies in M & E shall be an added advantage.
At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in a similar role either in humanitarian or development settings with proven success in implementing M&E systems from project initiation to close‐out stages.
Experience in data quality assessment and oversight
Experience in data analysis, trend analysis and interpretations.
- Experience in continuous quality improvement.
- Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies.
- Previous experience with an NGO in a similar program.
- Good experience of monitoring and evaluation of programs.
- Strong facilitation skills, and a strong understanding of how to safely and accurately collect feedback from all members of a community regardless of their age, gender, or other diversity factors
- Computer literate in MS Word, Excel, internet, PowerPoint, etc
- Knowledge of Mobile data applications such as Comcare, Kobo collect, Survey CTO and ODK would be added advantage.
How To Apply for IRC Uganda Jobs 2020:
Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter with copies of academic certificates including 3 professional referees and their contacts online via the link below:
Deadline: 13th December 2020.