GIZ German Non-profit Jobs – MIS, Monitoring and Evaluation Expert

Organisation: GIZ
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of
About GIZ:
GIZ offers customised solutions
to complex challenges. We are an experienced service provider and assist the
German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international
cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for
sustainable development. The services delivered by the Deutsche Gesellschaft
für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH draw on a wealth of regional and
technical expertise and tried and tested management know-how. As a federal
enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the
field of international cooperation for sustainable development. We are also
engaged in international education work around the globe.
Job Summary: The job holder will be responsible
for the development and implementation of a comprehensive Management
Information System (MIS) and Monitoring System for the Agricultural and Rural
Finance (AGRUFIN) Programme. The incumbent will also technically support Monitoring
and Evaluation (M&E) activities of selected partners of the AGRUFIN
Programme. He /she will also carry out evaluations of selected programme
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Develop a
Set up a
MIS, for the programme, which allows it to steer and monitor the operational
plans of all programme components.
2. Develop a
Monitoring System:
  • Develop together with the programme management a
    systematic monitoring strategy consisting of impact monitoring, activity
    monitoring and expenditure monitoring
  • Work with Programme Components to develop Component- specific
    monitoring sub-systems
  • Integrate single monitoring components into a
    comprehensive programme wide monitoring system
3. Collect
and analyse monitoring data on an ongoing basis:
Support programme components to
collect data related to the component indicators on an ongoing basis.
4. Support
programme components and partners to conduct baseline surveys
  • Collect and analyse monitoring data and summarize
    findings in monitoring reports
  • Feed programme monitoring data in relevant GIZ
    (monitoring) systems
5. Build
internal and external capacity to integrate M&E into supported activities
  • Build the capacity of AGRUFIN staff to monitor
    programme activities and integrate evaluations into selected activities.
  • Technically support partner organisations in
    integrating M&E into activities supported by the AGRUFIN programme.
6. Evaluations
of selected activities:
Manage/support evaluations of selected programme
activities (e.g. pilot activities of specific work streams).
7. Communication:
  • Actively communicate M&E results to the programme
  • Support the focal point for communication in drafting
    publications on programme activities for the public
  • Support drafting reports for the German Ministry for
    Cooperation and Development and other Development Partners who fund
    programme activities
  • Develop and maintain contact with all important
  • Perform other duties and tasks at the request of
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a University
    degree in Economics, Politics, Agriculture or related fields
  • A minimum of three or more years of professional
    experience of impact monitoring in the framework of international
    development cooperation.
  • Professional experience in using ICT (including
    web-based applications) for MIS and monitoring
  • Past experience in project management
  • Significant experience in agricultural I rural
    finance and/or microfinance
  • Previous experience in delivering professional
    training desirable
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Possess excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills, in particular ability
    to summarise complex information in an accessible manner
  • Creativity, innovative thinking and the ability to
    adapt quickly are desirable traits
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications to the: Human Resource
Department, Plot 23 Nakasero Road, Kampala, Uganda or via email to
Deadline: 25th January 2015.
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