Fresher Program Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation Job Careers – Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC)

Organisation: Eastern
Africa Grain Council (EAGC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Country
Program Manager
Ref No.: EAGC/UG/HR/2018-003
About US:
The Eastern Africa Grain
Council (EAGC) is a membership-based organization registered in Kenya with
country offices in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Rwanda. Our members are key
stakeholders and players in the grain value chain including cereal growers,
millers and processors drawn from within the Eastern Africa Region and beyond.
Our core mandate is to develop and promote orderly structured marketing systems
and provide market information for grains so as to reduce transaction costs and
eliminate barriers’ to regional trade.
Job Summary: The Program
Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation will provide program support in all
monitoring and evaluation activities, including data collection, data analysis,
synthesis of data from varied sources, writing and editing of project reports,
and training of relevant staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
M& E System Management: Work closely with the M&E Manager to
clarify impacts/ results and develop quality programmes/ projects M&E
framework
Develop and implement
performance monitoring plans
  • Work
    in liaison with the Country Program Manager and M&E Manager, develop
    tools for data collection in line with the indicators defined in the
    M&E systems and the results measurement plan.
  • Guide
    project staff and other implementing partners on the implementation of the
    M&E system.
Data Management
  • Work
    with the M&E team to develop database templates for project data
    capture
  • Take
    lead in the collection, validation and updating of data sets of projects
    implementation progress and impacts.
  • Maintain
    and up to date database of EAGC interventions and keep all original data
    safe and confidential at all times
Monitoring & Reporting:
  • Undertake
    regular visits to the field to monitor activities progress, achievement of
    results and documentation of stories of success on project implementation
  • Spot
    check implementation of trainings and other project activities conducted
    by both project staff and any other consultant, and provide findings and
    recommendations to the Country Program Manager
  • Facilitate
    reviews, evaluations and impact assessments by the donors or any other
    partners
  • Work
    with the Country Program Manager to prepare regular monthly progress
    reports for sharing with the EAGC management
  • Prepare
    M&E reports as per donor/funding partner requirements for review by
    the Country program Manager
  • Review
    activity reports against work plans and expected results and prepare
    reports.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in statistics,
    Quantitative Economics, Project Management, or other relevant academic
    background (essential)
  • Proven
    skills in Monitoring and Evaluation of projects (essential)
  • Proven
    experience in information analysis and report writing;
  • High
    standard for computer literacy with good knowledge of Excel and other
    statistical packages;
  • Demonstrated
    ability to train and build capacity of stakeholders and staff
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications demonstrating how their qualifications
& experience match our requirements. It should include an updated C.V.,
your current remuneration package, valid email address, daytime contact number
and full contact details of 3 referees including day time telephone number to: hr@eagc.org
Deadline: 26th January 2018
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