Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer Jobs – Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organizations (UNASO)




Organisation: Uganda Network
of AIDS Service Organizations (UNASO)
Project Name: Prevention of
HIV and AIDS in Communities of Karamoja Project (PACK))
Funding Source: Irish Aid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: MEL Manager           
About Us:
Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organizations (UNASO) was established as
a membership organization in 1996 to provide a platform for coordination,
Advocacy, resource mobilization, capacity building and information sharing
among civil society AIDS service organizations (ASOs). With its secretariat in
Kampala, UNASO has a membership of over 2,000 AIDS service ionizations involved
in HIV& AIDS and Health work. UNASO’s vision is “A Ugandan Society free of
HIV and AIDS and its impact”; while her Mission is; “to provide leadership
to ASOs for collective response to HIV& AIDS and Health through effective
representation, coordination and enhanced capacities.”
About PACK Project:
A Civil Society organizations’ consortium (CSO-C) with support from
Irish is implementing a five-year project “Prevention of HIV and AIDS in
Communities of Karamoja” (PACK); The consortium comprises of Alliance of Mayors
and Municipal Leaders on HIV/AIDS in Africa (AMICAALL), National Forum of
People Living with HIV Networks in Uganda (NAFOPHANU), Straight Talk Foundation
(STF), The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) and Uganda Network of AIDS Service
Organizations (UNASO) was formed in 2015 in order to implement a “Prevention of
HIV and AIDS in Communities of Karamoja” (PACK) Program. It’s also to test the
feasibility of funding CSOs in responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic through a
grant that is for and is managed by the civil society. In the consortium,
AMICAALL will strengthen capacity of municipalities and lower local government
and community leaders in Karamoja while STF will provide HIV and AIDS
prevention and SRH information targeting adolescents, youth and young women in
the region. TASO will carry out community support engagements and NAFOPHANU
will build capacity of PLHIV networks in the region and address HIV stigma and
discrimination as a key barrier to utilization of services. UNASO will be the
Grants Management Unit (GMU) for administering the grants and providing technical
and financial management support to the consortium.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will
provide comprehensive management of the PACK monitoring and evaluation system.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will work closely with Consortium
partners to coordinate data collection and monitoring evaluation activities.
The M&E Officer will contribute to strengthening data management through
improving the quality and timeliness of PACK, utilization of routine monitoring
data and assisting in building the capacity of staff to effectively utilize
their data.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure accurate tracking and archiving of
    data from PACK Partners
  • Carry out regular visits to karamoja sites
    to carry out process monitoring as well as gather feedback from the
    beneficiary community about the implemented projects and submit a detail
    report about the activities.
  • Compile comprehensive quarterly, annual
    and final project evaluation reports based on information retrieved from
    the database and field.
  • The incumbent will draft project specific
    M&E plans to be included in grant development and also coordinate with
    Consortium Program field staff to obtain field data pertinent to each
    indicator outlined in the project M&E plans at the post completion
    visit to the project site.
  • Identify and document success stories and
    case studies on extraordinary aspects of the project.
  • Carry out Broad Based Evaluation Studies
    on PACK grants related topics in line with the decisions made.
  • Design and implement a comprehensive
    monitoring and evaluation system including baseline, mid-term, and final
    assessments;
  • The jobholder will also update the
    Performance Monitoring Plan and Performance Indicator Reference Sheets
    annually;
  • Establish hard copy and electronic filing
    system (database) for each indicator; follow up with staff to ensure they
    are captured appropriately;
  • Actively participate in the integration of
    monitoring data into program planning cycles and promoting evidence-based
    programming
  • Support the development of program and
    research grant proposals, publications and conference presentations
  • Build capacity of supervisory and
    frontline partner staff to collect and utilize data in operational areas
    through periodic meetings and mentoring visits
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree in
    statistics, Economics, social sciences, health informatics or in
    related/relevant field and/or specialized training/certification in
    monitoring & evaluation
  • At least three years’ experience with
    project Monitoring and Evaluation, Project development and proposal
    writing, and implementation of development-type projects.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications, curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional
certificates/ testimonials either by post or hand delivery addressed to the:
Executive Director,
Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organizations (UNASO),
Plot 190, Kiira Road. Ntinda- Kyambogo Route,
P.O. Box 27346 Kampala, Uganda
Email to: unaso@unaso.or.ug
For hand delivery, please deliver to the address above between 8.00am
to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.
NB: Please indicate a
daytime telephone contact and names and contact details of three professional
referees. Also, in your application letter and on the cover of the envelope,
clearly indicate which position you are applying for.
Deadline: 7th October,
2016 by 4:00 PM
NB: If you do not hear
from us by 28th October, 2016, please consider your application
unsuccessful.
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