MasterCard DYNAMIC M&E Jobs – Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Advisor at GOAL International

Organisation: GOAL
International
Project Name: MasterCard
foundation Driving Youth-led New Agribusiness and Microenterprise (DYNAMIC)
Programme
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring
Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator
About GOAL:
GOAL is an
international humanitarian agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the
poorest of the poor.  We are a
non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political organisation. 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
organisations, private sector partners and District Local Government to give
effect to our mission.
About MasterCard foundation DYNAMIC
Project:
GOAL Uganda
with funding from MasterCard foundation is working in consortia with Mercy
Corps, VSO and Restless Development in implementing the Driving Youth-led New
Agribusiness and Microenterprise (DYNAMIC) programme which will strengthen
systems and facilitate the creation of sustainable economic opportunities for
disadvantaged Ugandan Youth. DYNAMIC’S overall goal is to increase the number
of young people who are in secure employment or self-employment and to promote
effective and efficient agricultural market systems for youth. Through a
market-driven and holistic approach, DYNAMIC will engage an array of public and
private sector actors to increase access to goods, services, markets,
information and productive and social assets to increase productivity of
Ugandan agribusinesses and non-farm enterprises. GOAL is the technical lead for
M&E in the DYNAMIC programme.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEAL)
Advisor will provide leadership, management and technical support in the
implementation of the M&E system for DYNAMIC programme funded by Master
card foundation. The incumbent will lead an extended team from GOAL,
consultants and all consortium partners to develop MEAL Plan, research,
implement and measure the programme.  The
MEAL advisor will manage the design and implementation of DYNAMIC M&E
System. The incumbent will also work in liaison with the GOAL MEL Coordinator
(from the GMC) and ODI will manage the overall M&E system and provide
technical support to the MEAL team, work closely with one MEL manager and two
MEL Officers (one based across the four Mercy Corps districts and the other
based across the four GOAL districts) to ensure the program MEL plan is
implemented consistently and fully.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree social sciences, statistics, development studies or other relevant field
is essential.
·        
A minimum of seven years of relevant experience
including three years in a senior management position
·        
Broad knowledge and experience in the design and
execution of monitoring and evaluation systems is essential, preferably M&E
of consortium-led programmes.
·        
Proven technical experience in monitoring and
evaluation of market facilitation, youth development, livelihoods and/or
agriculture and value chain programming.
·        
Complex program management and demonstrated success
in building, managing and leading a team of professionals.
·        
Past exposure and experience in building and
maintaining effective partnerships with implementing and strategic partner
agencies, and government authorities and counterparts.
·        
Strong computer literacy with a full knowledge of
statistical packages for data analysis.
·        
Excellent writing, communication, organization,
prioritization and negotiating skills.
·        
Excellent (English) verbal and written communication
skills with proven financial management skills.
·        
Previous experience in Uganda or East Africa
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their applications which must
include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references,
including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime
contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda via E-mail to:
AdminKampala@ug.goal.ie
NB: Please Do Not Attach Certificates.
Deadline: 30th August 2015.

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