NGO Jobs – Organisation Development/Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO)

Duty Station: Lira, Uganda
Organisation: Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO)
About VSO:
VSO is an international
development charity fighting poverty through volunteers.
Through secure livelihoods,
VSO aims to ensure poor and marginalised people are able to access their right
to a sustainable livelihood. This is particularly important in the context of
Northern Uganda as the majority of youth either missed out on or had their
formal education severely disrupted as a consequence of the conflict. The Youth
Development Programme (YDP) seeks the support of volunteers to aid
implementation and build capacity of NUYDC (Northern Uganda Youth Development
Centre) and local Vocational Training Institutes (VTI’s). The Centre was
established as part of the Peace Recovery and Development Programme (PRDP) and
reports directly to the Office of the Prime Minister.
Job Summary: The Job Holder will be working with the
Youth Development Programme of Uganda you’ll build the capacity of NUYDC
(Northern Uganda Youth Development Centre) and local Vocational Training
Institutes (VTI’s).
Key Duties &
  • Carry out a general organizational
    assessment of the VTI’s to determine their current and future needs
  • Support the development of
    Monitoring and Evaluation systems for VTI’s participating in the DFID
    funded Youth Development Programme (YDP) within the Langi sub-region based
    on the organisational assessment and in agreement with the individual
    VTI’s, build the capacity of the VTI’s on financial management, data
    capturing, reporting and human resource development
  • Support VTI staff to implement the
    development plans, and to report to the program coordinators (NUYDC) on
    YDP programme and finance related issues
  • Highlight examples of good practice
    and share lessons learned amongst colleagues, other VTI’s within the
    sub-region and throughout NUYDC’s network of learning providers and with
Qualifications, Skills
& Experience:
  • You’ll have a relevant degree and at
    least 3 years experience in monitoring and evaluation, programme
    management or another organisational development role.
  • Data analysis, reporting and
    programme management/implementation skills are essential, as well as
    strength in one or a combination of the following areas: management,
    finance, M&E, organisational development.
  • You’ll be a self-starter with good
    communication skills and experience of working with low capacity teams.
  • You must be able to ride a motorbike
    or willing to learn and staff development / people management skills would
    be an advantage.
  • You must be a team player and
    understand the challenges involved in working in a different environment.
Lira has basic services
such as markets, hotels and banking institutions. We’ll ask you to commit 24
months to make a sustainable contribution to our development goals. In return,
we’ll provide you with training before your placement and a local living
allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more.
NB: When you return to your home
country, we’ll support you to resettle.

How to apply:
To find out more about
volunteering with VSO visit and please use
reference U0605/0010/0001 in your application. On average it takes a minimum of
4 months to go through the application process, so apply now for departure in
Deadline: 31st July,
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