American NGO Career Jobs – Impact Management Officer at S.O.U.L. Foundation

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: S.O.U.L. Foundation
Duty Station: Bujagali Falls, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: USA (American)
Salary: Monthly Stipend of 550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and
passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative
solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected
after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change
through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows
in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About S.O.U.L Foundation:
S.O.U.L. Foundation has been working to
foster sustainable and vibrant Ugandan communities with a focus on education,
women’s empowerment, food security, and health since 2009. The co-founder,
Brooke Stern, is a licensed and experienced nurse (BSN) who lives among the
targeted communities about 1.5 hours outside Kampala, Uganda. Believing in the
dignity and potential of every human being, Brooke co-founded S.O.U.L. on the
premise that authentic and effective change happens by giving a hand-up, not a
hand-out; that partnerships are the path to sustainable development; and that
the women of Uganda are the key to each community’s long term success.
Job Summary: The Impact Management Officer will render
support in the design, development, and implementation of the monitoring and
evaluation (M&E) of our program areas: education, women’s empowerment, food
security, and health. He/she will work closely with our leadership team to
better conceptualize and measure our impact across all program areas. In doing
so, the incumbent will help establish our organization for sustained growth.
The Impact Management Officer will work closely with staff, beneficiaries, and
partners throughout Uganda to help create, streamline, and institutionalize
these processes. As a part of such, the individual will be instrumental in
training other staff members in M&E vision and implementation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop
and/or update, with staff, robust logical frameworks and associated M&E
plans for each of S.O.U.L.’s program areas (education, women’s empowerment,
food security, and maternal health)
·        
Utilize
tools to gather, clean, and analyze routine program data
·        
Design
appropriate evaluation tools (surveys, focus group discussions, etc.) to
implement S.O.U.L.’s M&E plans
·        
Work
in liaison with staff to synthesize and effectively communicate programmatic
impact, successes and failures, and make recommendations for improvement where
needed
·        
Institutionalize
M&E collection, storage, and reporting with staff 
·        
Carry
out regular trainings with staff members to build individual M&E capacity
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate should be an American who holds a Master’s degree in a related
field
·        
Prior
experience designing and implementing M&E plans for similar programs and/or
organizations
·        
Previous
experience training others in M&E techniques
·        
Prior
experience running random control trials (RCTs)
·        
Past
exposure and experience in East Africa and familiarity with its development
challenges
·        
Previous
experience in a number of sectors (e.g., education, economic empowerment, and
maternal health) that pertain to S.O.U.L. Foundation
·        
Excellent
statistical and analytical skills with the ability to effectively deduce
conclusions from data
·        
Excellent
cross-cultural, interpersonal skills, and ability to work with people from a
diverse set of backgrounds
·        
Excellent
computer skills, especially in software for data analysis (e.g., STATA, SAS,
Mathematic) and MS Office
·        
Ability
to take initiative and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
·        
Reliable,
self-motivated, and dynamic
·        
Ability
to work in a team and form productive, supportive, and professional
relationships with all staff
·        
Past
experience working in a developing country, preferably in Africa
·        
Commitment
to the S.O.U.L. Foundation’s mission and vision
Job Terms and Conditions: Fellows will be provided with housing,
health insurance and a living stipend of $550/month. Additionally, fellows will
receive an award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year.
Flights to and from the placement site and all other costs associated with GHC
programming are included, including $600 in professional development funds.
Fellows will be provided with furnished housing in a private compound with a
garden in rural Bujagali Falls, Jinja District. The house is a short walk to
the S.O.U.L. office and near the Nile River.
Note:
The living stipend and completion award may be paid out in USD or local
currency, as determined by the placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by
the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express
interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2016
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