Entry Level Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Careers – Restless Development

Organisation: Restless
Development
Project Name: Get up Speak
Out programme (GUSO)
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Coordinator
Salary: UGX 15,519,635 Gross
Annual
About US:                                   
Restless 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 GUSO:
Restless Development is leading community initiatives that empower
young people to adopt safe sexual reproductive behaviours, participate in
decision making processes and generate sustainable livelihoods. One of those
initiatives is dance4life. Based on positive experience from the implementation
of dance4life within the United For Health Tomorrow (UFHT) and Attitude Skills
and Knowledge (ASK) programmes, Restless Development will be working with other
SRH&R alliance partners and dance4life International to design the Get up
Speak Out programme (GUSO). The five year programme will target young people in
and out of school with an integrated Sexual Reproductive Health and
Reproductive Rights, Civic Participation and livelihoods, and will be
implemented through a peer educator model in Jinja and Mayuge districts.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
Planning and Implementation of all programmes M &E activities: 40%
Working with the programme team
·        
The
incumbent will plan and conduct a baseline and end line studies for the Get up
Speak Out programme
·        
Oversee
the entry and management of people reached data on a monthly basis.
·        
The
jobholder will design and lead training and other capacity building initiatives
on monitoring and reporting systems for staff, peer educators and stakeholders.
·        
Support
the programme team to record and analyse project data
·        
Carry
out an analysis of M&E data on a quarterly basis and make
recommendations to improve the project based on this data
·        
Plan
and implement all debrief activities for the programme
·        
Work
closely with the Programme Coordinator to develop monthly progress reports
·        
Work
with the programme officer to collate case studies for the program
·        
Support
peer educator recruitment, selections and training of peer educators
·        
Conduct
M&E field visits
·        
Coordinate
the submission of data from the field on a monthly basis
Support evidence based decision making: 20%
·        
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
·        
Prepare periodic program and project reports
such as key performance indicator reports, donor quarterly, bi-annual and
annual reporting requirements
·        
Support
the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator in preparing data for internal and
external reports as required
·        
Support
the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator in the tracking of the staff evidence
Based Decision Making Meetings.
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 Get up Speak out Monitoring and Evaluation system,
including tools and frameworks in line with Restless Development M&E
quality standards.
·        
Design
data collection tools to verify indicators identified in the project plan
·        
The
jobholder will develop and implement a plan for including young people from
each community in the monitoring and evaluation of the programme.
·        
Ensure
that Get up Speak out 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 programme and regularly
identify planning and M&E Information requirements for the project
·        
Ensure
the Program has M&E Standard Operating Procedures and guidelines being
followed during implementation
Financial Management: 15%
·        
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, including occasional work on weekends for which time off in
lieu can be taken
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Restless Development
GUSO M&E Officer vacancy must 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
exposure and experience in training others in monitoring and evaluation
·        
Excellent
IT, written and verbal communication skills
·        
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
·        
A
strong personal commitment to the values, aims of Restless Development
·        
Previous experience in using Epi Info, Epi data and SPSS softwares or any other
statistical software packages for design, data entry and analysis is
desired
·        
Demonstrated
experience in managing monitoring data and systems is also an added advantage
·        
Prior
experience in youth reproductive health programmes within an NGO, particularly
in a multi-cultural environment
·        
Broad
knowledge of relevant national and international strategies and
frameworks in the areas of youth empowerment, sexual health, HIV/AIDS,
education and poverty issues is desired
·        
The individual must be results-orientated,
highly self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical skills. The successful
candidate will thrive in a multi-cultural environment as part of a rapidly
growing and developing organization and be personally committed to Restless
Development’s mission and values.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a completed application, form, download here and send it to:
ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org, stating the vacancy job title as Uganda –
GUSO Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.
Deadline: 16th
September 2016
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