Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs – Twaweza

Organization: Twaweza
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Feedback and
Monitoring Coordinator
About US:
Twaweza is an independent East African initiative that was established
in 2009 by Rakesh Rajani, a Tanzanian civil society leader who founded
HakiElimu and served as its first executive director until the end of 2007.
Twaweza’s approach and theory of change is built on the lessons from the
HakiElimu experience, as well as wide ranging conversations across East Africa
conducted through 2008 and a review of the literature.
Job Summary: The Learning,
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be in charge of overseeing and
implementing the monitoring activities as articulated in the Twaweza monitoring
plan, documenting lessons learned and communicating those within Twaweza, and
in close consultation with the Monitoring and Feedback Coordinator at times
outside Twaweza.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the implementation of the various
    monitoring studies commissioned as part of the Twaweza monitoring
    portfolio, working closely with the relevant implementing units and the
    Monitoring and Feedback Coordinator, and as relevant with LME Director
  • Significantly contribute to developing and
    improving methods for monitoring that will produce (quantitative and
    qualitative) data relevant to Twaweza’s Theory of Change
  • Regularly analyze monitoring data and
    translate creatively into well documented lessons, working closely with
    the Program Officers and Monitoring and Feedback Coordinator.
  • Actively promote learning from the
    monitoring work through active communication for both internal use, as
    well as an external audience (e.g., writing first drafts of Monitoring
    Briefs, writing blogs, etc.)
  • On a continuous basis, liaise and
    collaborate with the Evaluation Fellow and/or LME Director, particularly
    to provide monitoring data, reports, assessments, lessons, and other
    monitoring and feedback documentation as relevant to the evaluation
    portfolio.
  • Organize and oversee the implementation of
    the internal learning agenda in a creative and effective manner, including
    taking leadership in and management of the country-based learning
    sessions.
  • Successfully implement above
    responsibilities and assigned activities in work plans and budgets,
    consistent with Twaweza Policies.
  • Actively contribute effectively to
    planning, monitoring, reporting and information dissemination of Twaweza’s
    work.
  • Work in liaison with Twaweza staff across
    units and countries in a spirit of mutual respect and cooperation to get
    things done.
  • Communicate your work through active use
    of internal platform (SalesForce), electronic calendar (Gcal) and being
    accessible on electronic chat (Skype) as per Twaweza requirements.
  • Actively participate actively in
    organization-wide learning and other joint activities.
  • Twaweza Job Description: Learning, &
    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
  • Comply with and foster adherence to the
    established Twaweza values, policies, regulations, guidelines and
    procedures.
  • Perform any other lawful tasks as may be
    assigned by your Supervisor and/or Executive Director
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the Twaweza Learning,
    Monitoring and Evaluation job should hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in a relevant field; a Master’s degree preferred;
  • At least five years of relevant work
    experience;
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    Uganda’s political and social dynamics;
  • Broad knowledge and practical application
    of monitoring approaches and methods (mixed methods preferable);
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual
    skills; proven data analysis skills (both quantitative and qualitative) a
    strong plus;
  • Excellent verbal, writing and
    communication skills in English;
  • Strong affinity with the thinking behind
    the Twaweza concepts;
  • Demonstrated team working qualities, and
    ability to deliver quality results;
  • Curiosity and passion to learn, push the
    envelope, innovate, take thoughtful risks and get things done.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send an updated CV / resume (max 4
pages) to jobs@twaweza.org, including a cover letter explaining your interests/motivations
to work for Twaweza, and two samples of your written work and names of three
professional referees, in MS Word or PDF file. In the subject of your email
write your name and the position you are applying for.

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