Earn 400 Dollars Monthly as Women’s Empowerment Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator at Akola Project US

Job Title: Women’s Empowerment Monitoring and
Evaluation Coordinator

Organisation: Akola Project US
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Compensation: $400 monthly
About Akola:
Akola Project is a non-profit and social business that empowers women
by facilitating vocational training, employment opportunities, savings and
loans associations, education programs, ministry programs and leadership
development. Our mission is to empower marginalized women to transform the
physical and spiritual livelihoods of their families and communities through
economic development.
Job Summary: The Women’s
Empowerment Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator will be  responsible for coordinating and facilitating
all M&E activities for Akola Project programs, including training Team
Leaders, data entry and database management. This position is also responsible
for assisting in the design of new M&E efforts in response to program
evaluation needs and marketing needs, as they arise.
Key Duties and
1. Leadership:
  • Steer Akola Project beneficiaries in a way
    that facilitates a high performance egalitarian culture of learning and
    development, trust and integrity
  • Seek understanding with and unified
    leadership alongside the leadership team
  • Provide Christian leadership to the Akola
    women and to the community
  • Offer a good example of good stewardship
    with time, resources and privilege for the staff, employees, and women’s
  • Serve as an active advocate for Akola
    Project, promoting the vision, mission and goals of the organization amongst
    the community at all times to ensure the organization maintains a positive
    public standing
2. Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Plan and execute the four existing annual
    M&E activities
  • Input data into M&E database and sort
    to generate data comparisons and graphs
  • Generate M&E data collection plans,
    perform data collection and submit reports upon request
  • Field incoming requests for data and
    generate proposals for data-gathering technique, timeline, and resources
  • Mentor and train Team Leaders fluent in
    the local language in relevant M&E activities and strategies
  • Pursue the inclusion of Participatory
    Learning and Action principles in all M&E efforts to decrease reliance
    on surveys and increase reliance on activities that encourage beneficiary
    engagement and understanding, while at the same time gathering data needed
    for marketing and program design
3. Administration:
  • Create and organize written records of all
    M&E activities and tools
  • Create and maintain M&E databases
  • Compile and send data reports and graphs
    upon request
  • Communicate regularly with Empowerment and
    Educational Programs Manager regarding timeline and strategy
  • Assist with other Akola Project programs
    as needed
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s degree from four-year college in International Relations,
    International Development, or a related field
  • Prior experience in cross-cultural
    Christian ministry
  • Past professional experience in statistics
    and Excel data management and manipulation a big plus
  • Past experience working in a
    cross-cultural development context (ideally within an African nation)
    including management of people and resources desired
  • Non-profit experience preferable
  • Possess Valid Drivers License
  • Possess the ability to manage, support and
    motivate a culturally diverse team towards common goals in the spirit of
  • Experienced in cross-cultural ministry and
    interfaith dialogue
  • Highly skillful in building cross-cultural
  • Proven ability to think analytically and
    plan strategically, including setting objectives, monitoring and
    evaluating impact, and identifying and applying opportunities for learning
    and development with all team members 
How to Apply: 
All candidates should endeavor to send the following items to:
robyn@akolaproject.org with the subject “Empowerment M&E
  • Resume or CV
  • The name and contact information for at
    least 1 personal and 1 professional reference
  • A cover letter (1-2 pages) outlining (1)
    Why you are interested in the position, the mission/vision and Uganda
    specifically; (2) Relevant work experience for the position and why you
    believe you are the best candidate for the job. Be sure to cite specific
    personal characteristics and work experiences that you feel make you
    qualified to fulfill the required responsibilities; (3) The role your
    faith plays in your work
Deadline: 28th
October, 2014

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