Monitoring & Evaluation, Information and Knowledge Management Advisor Employment Opportunity – GIZ

Organization: GIZ
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: GIZ Head
of Programme Governance and Civil Society
About US:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur
Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is owned by the Federal republic of
Germany with International operations in Uganda, GIZ Implements commissions for
the German government and other national and international, public and private
sector clients within the framework of the international Cooperation between
the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
& Evaluation, Information and Knowledge Management Advisor is responsible
for the development and management of a M&E System for the entire programme.
The jobholder will be tasked with the preparation of regular progress reports
on M&E, documents and articles on project results and innovation and
creation of knowledge management products. The incumbent will be working
closely with the expert of monitoring and evaluation of GIZ HQ. The jobholder
will also be establishing an information and knowledge management system to
capture innovation, results and best practices
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Development
    of an efficient M&E System for the programme including different
    M&E instruments and tools
  • Mainstream
    the application of the M&E system and ensure its utilization by the
    entire programme team and its direct partners
  • Establishment
    of baseline data for all indicators
  • Regular
    collection of monitoring and evaluation data from partner organizations
  • Prepare
    regular progress and monitoring reports and indicate possible delays on
  • Support
    of research projects and studies to be conducted to analyze the results of
    the project
  • Monitoring
    of mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues
  • Ensure
    results of the project are professionally communicated to external
    partners and cooperate with the PR expert of the programme to do so
  • Support
    the preparation of progress reports to different commissioning parties
    using the applicable formats
  • Technical,
    organizational and methodological advice to partner CSOs and other project
    partners in regard to strengthening their monitoring & evaluation and
    record-keeping systems;
Information and Knowledge
  • Develop
    an easy to use and accessible information and knowledge management system
    for the project
  • Prepare
    documents and publications on project innovation and results to be
    published and shared externally
  • Tasked
    with the development and implementation of sustainable learning and
    information sharing mechanisms which facilitate peer learning among
    partner organisations and within the team;
  • Tasked
    with the documentation and systematization of experiences and lessons

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field,
    preferably in Monitoring and Evaluation, Communication, Statistics, Social
    Science, Development Studies
  • At
    least five years’ professional experience in Monitoring and Evaluation,
    knowledge management
  • Knowledge
    in results based management and results based monitoring
  • Experience
    in qualitative and quantitative research, data collection and data
  • Working
    experience in civil society organizations or governmental institutions
  • Very
    good knowledge of English, knowledge of German is an added value
  • Previous
    experience in M&E requirements of EU funded projects
  • Good
    working knowledge of ICT and computer applications (MS Office, picture and
    movie editors, design software, web applications, etc.)
  • Excellent
    organisational and management skills
  • Ability
    to analyse data and produce quality reports
  • Good
    problem solving skills and strong result-oriented
  • Previous
    experience on gender mainstreaming Active, flexible and dynamic team
    player and excellent networker
  • Excellent
    writing, communication and coordination skills
How to Apply:
All interested and suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs (max. 3
pages) and a cover letter (max. 2 pages) addressing the applicant’s motivation
by email to: recruitment-uganda@giz.de. Please note: Only those applications
with the subject heading “Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor” will be accepted.
Deadline: 28th January 2018

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