International Alert NGO Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Organisation: International Alert
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager-Oil
About IA:
International Alert is a 27-year old independent peacebuilding organisation. We work with people who are directly affected by violent conflict to improve their prospects of peace, and we seek to influence the policies and ways of working of governments, international organisations like the UN and multinational companies, to reduce conflict risk and increase the prospects of peace. We work in Africa, several parts of Asia, the South Caucasus, the Middle East and Latin America and have recently started work in the UK. Our policy work focuses on several key themes that influence prospects for peace – the economy, climate change, gender, the role of international institutions, the impact of development aid, and the effect of good and bad governance. To learn more about how and where we work, visit www.intemational-alert.org
Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will support various projects and assist programme staff and partners implementing the PMP (Performance Monitoring Plan) by setting up a clear and reliable result based monitoring and evaluation system. This will involve working closely with the Alert team and local partners in ensuring data quality and examining the achievement of projects’ outcomes and impact using participatory approaches. The incumbent will support various projects and assist programme staff and partners implementing the PMP (Performance Monitoring Plan) by setting up a clear and reliable result based monitoring and evaluation system. This will involve working closely with the Alert team and local partners in ensuring data quality and examining the achievement of projects’ outcomes and impact using participatory approaches.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Building staff and partners capacities in collecting quality data, ensuring reliability, validity and timeliness
  • Creating a database for all projects
  • Taking lead and steering the organisation of project evaluations
  • Ensuring that M&E findings flow horizontally and vertically
  • Contributing to the M&E system sustainability within Alert Uganda.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should hold a  relevant Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ experience in peacebuilding work.
  • The M&E Officer should have knowledge and experience of programme or project design and implementation, including monitoring and evaluation processes.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send a cover letter and updated CV to JGizamba@international-alert.org or make hand delivery to International Alert Uganda offices on Second Floor, Ruth Towers, Plot 15A, Clement Hill Road, Kampala, Uganda. Applications should be addressed to The Finance, Administration and HR Manager, International Alert Uganda. Interviews will take place in Kampala.
Deadline: 1st August 2014 at 5pm (East African Time)
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