Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Non-profit Jobs – African Prisons Project (APP)

Organisation: African
Prisons Project (APP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: M&E Manager
(Kenya)
About US:
The African Prisons Project is an international non-profit organization
that works to restore dignity and hope to prisoners across Africa. APP works
holistically to change the way that criminal justice issues are addressed in
the countries in which we work and empower prisoners to drive positive change.
We work with Prison Service leaders who wish to develop services and policies
in line with our mission and welcome our support. We pursue these changes in a
two pronged approach. Firstly, by focusing on rising stars and senior
management of the prison services, providing them with the skills needed to
reform and improve prison systems. Secondly, by providing scholarships and
training to prisoners and prisons staff pursuing legal degrees or diplomas
through distance learning programmes, to support them act as educators and
legal advisers to prisoners and to then take this knowledge of the law to the
poorest communities upon release.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer is responsible for the development and implementation of
the organization’s monitoring and evaluation strategy and to oversee the
standards for quality on programs delivery, frameworks for program planning and
performance assessments for the commission’s activities
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Monitoring:
·        
Develop project monitoring plan (PMP) of the
projects in line with project LFA and consulting with programme team and
partners
·        
The incumbent will coordinate with Programme
teams for collecting data against agreed indicators
·        
Actively engage with Programme teams to collect
and manage essential data of their respective projects
·        
Ensure quality of data collected by Programme
teams
·        
Send feedback to partners and programme teams on
projects’ performance based on monitoring data findings
·        
Support the M&E Manager in building capacity
of Programme teams on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E)
Evaluation:
·        
Support M&E Manager in designing,
coordinating and conducting project evaluations (mid-term and end-line)
·        
Assist M&E Manager in designing and
conducting Post Implementation Monitoring Survey (PIMS)
·        
Render support to M&E Manager in conducting
Programme Data Review
·        
Support partners in designing and disseminating
research studies by providing relevant input
Reporting and Documentation:
·        
Assist M&E Manager in developing monthly,
quarterly, six-month and annual reports
·        
Develop and share field visit reports with
relevant APP staff
·        
Upload key reports to APPs website
Planning:
·        
Assist M&E Manager during Annual planning
and budgeting process to develop a good quality workplan and Budget for the
M&E Department
·        
Assist M&E Manager in reviewing program
plans during annual planning process
·        
Ensure quality of data/ statistics in
project/program plans
Learning and Sharing:
·        
Share learning from M&E process with the
wider team
·        
Support partners in improving learning and
sharing mechanisms in their projects
·        
Promote culture of two way learning in the
organisation
Contribution to Effectiveness of the various Programmes and APP:
·        
Work collaboratively with different programmes
for strengthening integration and cross-learning in programmes
·        
Proactively volunteer for various team
activities
·        
Show an eagerness to take on any other tasks
assigned by the line manager
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the African Prisons Project
(APP) Monitoring and Evaluation Officer career opportunity should preferably
hold a Masters’ degree in any social or natural science discipline
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of project
monitoring and evaluation
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of the current
M&E trends and especially M&E systems in development organizations
·        
Knowledge of Correctional issues, challenges and
opportunities
·        
Knowledge of SPSS software
·        
Knowledge of participatory research methods,
participation action and learning
·        
Knowledge of contextual diversity of various
areas of Uganda
·        
At least three years’ experience in monitoring
and evaluation with at least 2 years with some international organisation
·        
Experience in monitoring and evaluating Access
to justice/legal education projects
·        
Experience of field data collection
·        
Experience of report writing
·        
Experience of conducting research
·        
Experience of organizing lesson-learning
sessions
·        
Skills in Monitoring and evaluation techniques
and processes
·        
Experience in handling data through
SPSS/Stata/Epi-info
·        
Good data collection and management skills
·        
Analytical and research skills
·        
Good command over report writing in English
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills
·        
Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS
Excel among other packages of MS Office
·        
Communication skills for presenting monitoring
findings
·        
Fluency in English
·        
Time management and ability to prioritise
multiple tasks
·        
Self motivated person able to work without close
supervision
·        
Able to work effectively in a diverse team
environment
·        
Travelling to far flung areas independently for
M&E
·        
Able to effectively promote APP’s mission
values, and objectives
·        
Understanding of APP’s value system
·        
Understanding of APP’s work particularly in
Uganda
·        
Knowledge of APP’s working areas in UK, Uganda
and Kenya
·        
Willing to work additional hours at crucial
times
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated
CV and covering letter to Peter R. Tibigambwa, Country Director, African
Prisons Project via E-mail to, petertibigambwa@africanprisons.org.
NB: Please do not apply
unless you have the right qualifications and experience. This role will be
popular and we will only be reviewing applicants who send us their CV and
covering letter which are no more 3 pages long. We do not need to see
certificates and references at this stage.
Deadline: 25th
November, 2016
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