Fresher Non-profit Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs – Restless Development

Organisation: Restless
Project Name: International
Citizen Service 2 (ICS2) Programme
Reports to: Programme
Salary: UGX 12,020,714 Annual gross
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
About US:
Development is an international non-profit organization which is embarking on
becoming the global banner carrier for youth-led development; demonstrating at
the grassroots and policy levels that young people can and must play a lead
role in development. Over the past five years, Restless Development has more
than tripled the size of its budgets and programmes, and has been repeatedly
cited as a model of best practice in youth-led development by the World Bank,
DFID, UNICEF and others.
About ICS2 Programme:
Development is implementing the International Citizen Service 2 (ICS2)
Programme which will build on the strong results and learnings of the ICS pilot
and ICS 1 programme in Uganda. It will continue to focus on high-quality,
youth-led and evidence based projects that are at the very heart of Restless
Development’s work with young people. The three year project will target young
people in and out of school with an integrated Sexual Reproductive Health and
Reproductive Rights, Civic Participation and livelihoods for. It will be
implemented through a peer educator model in Iganga and Kayunga districts.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will
support the Restless Development International Citizen Service 2 (ICS2)
Programme in managing programme monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Design Programme monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems and tools: 15%
Working with
the programme Manager, Coordinator and the central M&E team;
Design and implement the ICS 2 Monitoring and
Evaluation system in line with the ICS minimum standards
The incumbent will design data collection tools to
verify indicators identified in the project plan
Prepare and implement a plan for including young
people from each community in the monitoring and evaluation of all ICS projects
Ensure ICS reporting is reflected in country-wide systems
and processes and that accurate output data is shared with the Programmes Team
Develop and implement a Performance Monitoring Plan
for the ICS and regularly identify planning and M&E Information
requirements for the project
Ensure the ICS 2 Program has M&E Standard
Operating Procedures and guidelines being followed during implementation
Planning and implementation of all programme M&E activities: 40
% Working with
the programme team
The job holder will also plan and conduct a baseline
and end line studies for the ICS programme
Design and lead training and other capacity building
initiatives on monitoring and reporting systems for staff and volunteers
Actively support the programme team to record and
analyse project data
The jobholder will also monitor volunteer completion
of KAP 1-3 and Action at Home surveys  and ensure missing data is followed up on
Carry out an analysis of KAP data on a quarterly
basis and make recommendations to improve the project based on this data
Ensure accurate completion of team planning and
debrief tools with realistic targets and specific outputs including input from
key community stakeholders
Plan and implement all debrief activities for the
ICS programme
Work closely with the Programme Coordinator to
develop monthly progress reports
Work in liaison with the programme officer to
collate case studies for the ICS program
The incumbent will support volunteer recruitment,
selections and training of volunteer peer educators
Carry out M&E field visits
Coordinate the submission of data from the field on
a monthly basis
Support evidence-based decision making: 20%
Regularly analyse monitoring and reporting data and
communicate timely to staff so that results of analysis inform programme
decision making
Carry out quarterly project performance reviews with
project staff and other stakeholders and monitor implementation of actions
Prepared periodic program and project reports such
as key performance indicator reports, donor quarterly, bi-annual and annual
reporting requirements
The M&E Officer will support the Monitoring and
Evaluation Coordinator in preparing data for internal and external reports as
Support the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator in
the tracking of the staff evidence Based Decision Making Meetings on a monthly
Financial Management: 5%
Ensure timely requisitioning and accountability for
activity funds as required
Ensure adherence to Restless Development Uganda’s
financial policies.
Ensure value for money in all finance transactions
Other: 5%
Other duties as required. Occasionally work on weekends and holidays for
which time off in lieu can be
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Restless development Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer vacancy should hold a Diploma or Degree in relevant
field of study, or equivalent work experience
A minimum of two years’ experience in the development
sector including specific monitoring and evaluation experience (M&E Systems
and tools design and implementation, data collection, entry, cleaning,
analysis, reporting)
Previous experience in training others in monitoring
and evaluation
Excellent IT, written and verbal communication
Fluency in written and spoken English with
exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Broad knowledge and understanding of contemporary
development issues particularly those related to young people in the field of HIV/AIDS,
health and livelihoods
Excellent organizational skills and understanding of
monitoring and evaluation practices
Prior experience in using Epi Info, Epi data and
SPSS softwares or any other statistical software packages for design, data
entry and analysis is an added advantage
Proven exposure and experience in managing
monitoring data and systems
Past experience in youth reproductive health
programmes within an NGO, particularly in a multi-cultural environment
Working knowledge of relevant national and
international strategies and frameworks in the areas of youth empowerment,
sexual health, HIV/AIDS, education and poverty issues is an added advantage
The applicant must be results orientated and highly
Excellent analytical skills.
Show personal commitment to the values of Restless
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed
application, form, download
and send it to:, stating the
vacancy job title Uganda – M&E Officer (ICS).
Deadline: 11th December 2015
by 5:30 pm (East Africa Time)

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