Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Manager NGO Employment Opportunity – Forum for African Women Educationalists – Uganda Chapter (FAWEU)

Organisation: Forum
for African Women Educationalists – Uganda Chapter (FAWEU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Executive
About US:
Forum for African Women
Educationalists (FAWEU) is an international non-governmental organisation which
was launched in February 1997 as part of a bigger network of 34 National
Chapters across Africa with a primary aim of addressing gender disparities in
education that were manifested through low rates of access to education,
retention, performance and completion of girls starting from upper primary
school through secondary up to higher education levels.   FAWE Uganda
has secured funding from Plan-CEDAW for a new project to be implemented in
Eastern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Manager will ensure that FAWEUganda has the
management, technical and logistical capacity to deliver quality programmes in
regard to quality programme design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
as well as research, accountability and learning related to all interventions
undertaken by FAWEUganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Define and Implement the
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning System
  • Lead
    the development/improvement of a Central Information Management System
    which will consolidate data and allow for timely reporting of progress
    towards key program indicators
  • Lead
    the review and development of MEAL Systems and tools
  • Lead
    the development of the data collection tools and data collection
    procedures , logical framework, project performance tracking matrixes,
    indicators, data flow and M&E Manuals
  • Coordinate
    and facilitate regular cross learning and experience sharing events
Program Quality Assurance
  • Support
    in the overall management, leadership and technical direction of a logical
    and coherent girls’ education program
  • Lead
    the M&E system and process development and create a framework and
    procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of FAWEUganda program and
    project activities.
  • Lead
    all M&E initiatives for FAWEUganda programs and projects including
    monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, and
    informing staff capacity building initiatives.
  • Identify
    and recommend strategies to increase data use and demand amongst Program
    staff and other stakeholders.
  • Work
    in liaison with the Programs Manager, coordinate the preparation and
    review of internal and external reports before sign off by the  Executive Director
  • Carry
    out monitoring and evaluation visits to project areas and to partner
    organizations and ensure program activities are implemented according to
    the work plans and strategic priorities whilst maintaining the flexibility
    to shift priorities according to the changing context
  • Lead
    the analysis and interpretation of data for trends, patterns and
    information that will be used to inform program delivery as well as other
    program aspects such as redesign, replication, scale up among others
  • Support
    the programs team on ways to properly document, organize and capture
    program progress.
  • Promote
    cost effectiveness, value for money as well as accountability in all the
    program interventions and support the team to ensure compliance at all
  • Contribute
    to ensuring all FAWE Uganda resources are well utilized, documentations
    made and properly kept
  • Ensure
    contractors engaged by FAWE Uganda are closely monitored for compliance
    with FAWEUganda and appropriate international standards
  • Ensure
    effective monitoring of partner activities to ensure, quality,
    transparency, compliance and appropriateness
Partner Development: Develop capacity and support  partners to strengthen their internal M&E
mechanisms and, capability to utilize and maintain  up to date management information systems to
ensure timeliness, quality and accurate reporting
People Management:
  • Head
    the Department of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
  • Handle
    all staff issues such as performance management, training and development,
    employee relations among others in an ethical and professional manner.
Research: Spearhead the different research undertakings
by FAWEUganda on girls’ education as well as providing technical guidance and
support to the planning and execution of research activities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    applicant for the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Manager job
    opportunity should preferably hold a Master’s degree in Statistics,
    Demographics, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social Sector Planning or
    related field is desirable
  • Possession
    of a post graduate diploma in Project Monitoring and Evaluation from a
    recognized institution is essential
  • A
    Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, demographics or other relevant field is
  • A
    minimum of seven years’ experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
    in a local or international NGO three of which must be at a Senior Level.
    Experience working on girls’ education and development issues is an added
  • Skills
    in Statistical Packages and other software
  • Experience
    working on girls’ education and women development issues is essential
  • Excellent
    communication, writing and analytical skills
  • Proven
    ability to translate evaluated results into learning strategies
  • Previous
    experience in designing and leading capacity building and training for
    different teams
  • Human
    resource management skills
  • Financial
    management skills
  • Good
    proposal writing skills
How to Apply:
Ail suitably qualified and
interested applicants should send their applications including updated
curriculum vita and copies of relevant documents to;
The Executive Director,
FAWE Uganda Chapter,
P.O. Box 24117 Kampala. Uganda
Hand deliver your applications
to their office on Plot 328 Magulu Close in Bukoto
Deadline: 31st January 2018 by 4:00 PM
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