GOAL International Career Jobs – Senior Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer

Organisation: GOAL International
Kampala, Uganda
Founded in 1977, GOAL works to promote the
realization of the fundamental rights of the poor, the vulnerable, and those
affected by humanitarian crisis. GOAL currently works in 15 countries;
Ethiopia, Haiti, Honduras, India, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Sierra Leone, Sudan,
South Sudan, Syria, Uganda, Iraq, Philippines and Zimbabwe. GOAL’s head office
is in Dublin, Ireland with support offices in London and New York.
in Uganda:
GOAL Uganda country project focuses on two of GOAL’s
three strategic sectors: Health (including WASH and health accountability
programming); and Livelihoods. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child
protection and the environment/DRR across all programming. GOAL works on a
district focused approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and
partnerships with local civil society organizations, private sector partners
and District Local Government to give effect to our mission.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Technically support the MSC selection process
with MEL officers and partner teams:
  • As part of the learning
    function, identify and write learning papers across the range of work
    carried out and identify opportunities to share this learning.
  • Work in liaison with the ACT
    Health Mentorship Manager initiate and facilitate monthly one hour
    learning sessions with the implementing partner to reflect on the monthly
    progress summaries (action plan and implementation).
2. Learning and survey Function
  • Regularly review activity
    tracker submitted by Partner Manager and provide feedback.
  • Submit reviewed process
    tracker to SMEL Manager every month.
  • Quickly respond to any
    queries/comments on the activity tracker from the Kampala MEL Officers
    within 2 days of receipt of feedback.
  • Manage (update and report on)
    the ACT Health Programme social contracts and action plans database
  • Work closely with the
    District Health Officers to access the District HMIS for each health centre
    every 3 months, and submit the data to the SMEL Manager.
3. Manage general quality assurance for the ACT
Health programme monitoring system
  • Work in liaison with the ACT
    Health Mentorship Manager and Partner Programme Manager attend at least
    60% of all programme activities in the targeted Rwenzori region districts.
  • Provide quality assurance of
    implemented activities with the use of the approved MEL checklists.
  • Provide weekly progress
    briefs on programme procedure adherence and learning to the SMEL.
  • Carry out spot checks of HC
    files to ensure all labels, keys and tabs are used on the files and check
    for completeness of files & accuracy of data against the latest
    available activity tracker
4. DFID ACT Health Procedure Management:
  • With support from the Senior
    MEL Manager plan for, facilitate and document first tier significant
    change story selection meetings.
  • Manage the implementing
    partner change story data base.
  • Develop and send monthly work
    plans and submit plans to the SMEL Manager.
Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should
    preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A) in social sciences or relevant
  • Proven experience designing,
    using and managing MS Access (or equivalent) databases
  • Detail orientation and strong
    writing skills
  • Past exposure and experience
    in doing qualitative analysis
  • Significant experience in
    doing quantitative analysis using analytical software
  • Possess excellent
    communication skills, including fluency in oral and written English.
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
    of time – possibly for duration up to one month at a time.
  • Past experience using mobile
    data collection is desired
  • Prior experience with Most
    Significant Change Story Collection is an added advantage
to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications by
clicking on this link.
Please upload the following in your application; an
updated CV / resume should include your contact information and three work
related references and a one page statement describing your suitability for the
role should be included.
20th February 2015

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