Entry Level NGO Jobs – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer at NAWOU

Organisation: National
Association of Women’s Organisations in Uganda (NAWOU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Manager
About US:
The National
Association of Women’s Organisations in Uganda (NAWOU) is an umbrella
organisation whose members are NGOs, faith based organisations, CBOs and
professional women’s organisations. It aims at promoting and strengthening the
woman’s movement. This is done through undertaking mobilization of members for
networking, generating packages or repackages and disseminating of information
pertinent to members. We build the capacity of members for advocacy,
representation and direct support to members.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Officer will be responsible for the monitoring and ensuring high quality and
timely inputs, and for ensuring that the project maintains its strategic vision
and that its activities result in the achievement of its intended outputs in a
cost effective and timely manner. The incumbent will be responsible for
designing and implementing the M, E&L activities of the Project; assisting
the Programme Manager in preparing quarterly/annual reports on project progress
and will monitor the project activities on a regular basis, developing and
maintaining the management Information Systems (MIS) of the Projects and will
be responsible for the collection & analysis of different data in relation
to the project activities.  The incumbent
works in closely and collaboration with projects teams.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Develops and strengthens monitoring, inspection and
evaluation procedures
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Actively monitors all project activities,
expenditures and progress towards achieving the project output;
·        
Recommends further improvement of the logical frame
work;
·        
The incumbent develops monitoring and impact indicator
for the project success;
·        
Actively monitors and evaluates overall progress on
achievement of results;
·        
Monitors the sustainability of the project’s
results;
·        
Provides timely feedback to the Programme Manager on
projects strategies and activities;
·        
Suggests strategies to the Programme Management for
improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project by identifying
bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or
eliminate such bottlenecks;
·        
Develops monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual
progress reports on all project activities to the Programme Manager;
·        
Conducts capacity assessment on existing monitoring
and evaluation system and develops indicators and monitoring strategies for the
projects;
·        
Provides inputs, information and statistics for
quarterly, annual and other reports to the programme Manager and Executive
Director
·        
Takes part in annual project reviews and planning
workshops and assist the Programme Manager in preparing relevant reports;
·        
Support monitoring and evaluation of the effects and
impact of the project;
·        
Render support in coordinating across the available
components of the Project to ensure effective implementation of M&E/MIS;
·        
Support project personnel with M&E tools and in
supporting them in their use.
·        
Perform other duties like resource mobilization as
may be required;
Key Performance Indicators:
·        
Develops M&E system for the Projects
·        
Prepares monthly MIS reports;
·        
Assists the Project teams in preparing other
relevant reports;
·        
Organizes and conduct training on M&E/MIS for
project staff
·        
Assists Programme Manager in the preparation of
reports on the findings and lessons learned from project innovations;
·        
Provides input and update information related to project
outcome in NAWOU website;
·        
Assists Programme Manager in preparing monthly and
quarterly reports on project progress based on MIS reports on project
activities;
·        
Prepares and maintains program databases
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold a University Degree
preferably in statistics, Project planning and management, Economics or other
related field. Specific training in M&E is desirable.
·        
A minimum of three to five years’ experience in the
design and implementation of M, E&L /MIS in development projects
implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/ Government;
·        
Past experience in designing tools and strategies
for data collection, analysis and production of reports;
·        
Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of
MIS software using database software;
·        
Expertise in analyzing data using statistical
software;
·        
Excellent training and facilitation skills.
·        
Broad working knowledge on MIS, monitoring,
evaluation, learning and development issues;
·        
Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the
application of methodology: Good understanding of capacity assessment
methodologies; excellent ability to identify significant capacity building
opportunities;
·        
Excellent communication skills (written and oral):
Sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners
·        
Respectful and helpful relations with donors and
project staff.
·        
Ability to lead implementation of new systems
(business side), and affect staff behavioral/ attitudinal change
·        
Focuses on results
·        
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive,
constructive attitude
·        
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication
skills
·        
Remains calm, in control and good humored even under
pressure
·        
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to
manage complexities
·        
Responds positively to critical feedback and
differing points of view
·        
Solicits feedback from staff about the impact of
his/her own behavior
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested female candidates should send their applications with
detailed CVs and copies of academic documents to:
The Executive
Director
National
Association of Women’s Organisations in Uganda
P. O Box 1663,
Kampala. Uganda
Or send via
Email to: nawou@nawouganda.org
Deadline: 14th October 2015
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