USAID FtF Project Vacancies – Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at ACDI/VOCA

Organisation: ACDI/VOCA
Project: USAID-funded Feed the Future Commodity
Production Activity Project (FtF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About ACDI/VOCA:
Since 1963 and in 146
countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional
nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA
is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical
and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise
development, community development and food security in order to promote
broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has
approximately 60 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $173 million.
About USAID FtF Project:
ACDI / VOCA will implement an
anticipated large, multi-year USAID-funded project, the Feed the Future Uganda
Producer Organizations Activity Project. Together with local and international
partners and in support of USAID/Uganda’s Feed the Future (FtF) initiatives,
ACDI/ VOCA’s program will work to strengthen the governance, management,
service delivery and local level advocacy capacities of producer organizations
(POs) within the FtF zone of influence in order to;
1)     
Increase
the involvement of POs in business-oriented activities along the value chains
2)    
Improve
PO governance and management structures that efficiently and effectively
provide services responsive to the needs of their members
3)    
Improve
the agricultural enabling environment at the local government level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will be responsible for the design and implement a beneficiary
    tracking database system to collect, process and manage project data.
  • Use
    M&E indicators to report on project quarterly, semiannually and
    annually.
  • Organize
    with donor agency to document and report qualitative data to measure
    impact according to gender.
  • Take
    part in knowledge management system to capture relevant formal and
    informal information that will inform decisions, support project reporting
    requirements and foster learning within the project.
  • Keenly
    track and analyze project indicators and other useful statistics and
    prepare high-quality and timely reports using the recommended formats and
    communication channels.
  • Participate
    in evaluations, selected research activities and baseline surveys by
    providing the necessary program and organizational support.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Master’s degree in Economics,
    Statistics or related field is required.
  • At
    least three years’ experience in the design and operation of monitoring
    and evaluation systems.
  • Proven
    ability to apply analytical methods practically in the complex setting of
    the day-to-day lives of project beneficiaries highly preferred.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their updated resumes to AVUganda@joinav.org.
Please write the position for which you are applying, in the email subject
line. Resumes should list long-term employment history and any relevant
short-term consulting work.
NB: While we thank all applicants for their
interest, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
Deadline: 19th June,
2015

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