Monitoring and Learning Advisor Non-profit Careers – IRC

Organization: IRC
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
IRC is an international non-profit organisation in the field of water
supply, sanitation, hygiene (WASH) and integrated water resources management
(IWRM). With 49 years of experience, IRC runs large-scale programmes in six
focus countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America; and projects in more than 25
countries supported by a team of over 70 staff across the world. IRC is
headquartered in The Netherlands.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Learning Advisor is primarily responsible for coordinating monitoring and
learning in IRC Uganda Country programme and collaborating with the Global MEL
team to implement IRC’s Monitoring and Learning Strategy. This includes;
responsibilities related to performance monitoring, compliance and data
quality, data use, knowledge exchange, reporting, and program learning.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
The jobholder will ensure that the organisation
delivers on all internal and external Monitoring and Learning requirements in a
timely manner and with high quality information.
·        
Support development and review of IRC Uganda
Programme and project level Theories of Change
·        
Ensure that data collection methodologies used
at field level are standardised, enabling the specific vulnerabilities of
different target groups to be captured and analysed.
·        
Ensure that verifiable, quantitative data is
routine collected and analysed for IRC’s projects
·        
Support project teams with assessment/evaluation
planning, ensuring that minimum criteria for quality evaluations are integrated
into design and implementation.
·        
Take part in designing and implementation of
studies, assessments and learning in coordination and cooperation with
programme staff.
·        
Facilitate learning and knowledge exchange on
IRC approaches and tools with strategic partners at National and District level
·        
Assist the Country team in annual reflection and
learning sessions to adapt program strategies and plans
·        
Programme management
·        
Manage IRC Uganda’s reporting cycle that
includes; updating the dashboard biannually, uploading program Out
puts/knowledge products
·        
Support development of new projects and
proposals in conjunction with country teams and the IRC Strategic Partnerships
Department



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the IRC Monitoring and Learning Advisor career opportunity should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree in Development Studies, Public Health, and Monitoring and
Evaluation or Project Planning and management
·        
Possession
of a post graduate training in monitoring and evaluation
·        
Additional
training in local governance, participatory planning and budgeting, gender and
development
·        
Ten or more years of professional working experience in a similar function with at
least 5 years in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector
·        
Significant
exposure and experience with development programmes (esp. participatory
processes, community based programmes, poverty reduction programmes)
·        
Experience
with an international multi-disciplinary team
·        
Strong
research, evaluation and analytical skills
·        
Proficiency
in Quantitative data analysis and good knowledge of excel and other
quantitative data analysis packages
·        
Qualitative
Data analysis skills.
·        
Excellent
planning and management skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application letters, updated CVs and details of their contacts (telephone,
email address and contacts of three referees) to ugandacountryprogramme@ircwash.org
Deadline: 23rd November,
2017
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