2 Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Non-profit Job Opportunities – Hunger Fighters Uganda (HFU)

Organisation: Hunger
Fighters Uganda (HFU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
of Programme
About US:
Hunger Fighters
Uganda (HFU) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization initiated in
2008, pursuing a vision of A hunger and Malnutrition free Uganda. HFU is
engaged in activities of fighting hunger in Uganda with a local, national and
global perspective. The organisation programmes are focused on a goal of
creating empowered food secure communities. The main areas of work are
Agriculture and sustainable livelihoods, Food and Nutrition Security,
Humanitarian support, Research, Advocacy and Capacity Development. At the core
of fighting hunger, the organization considers gender and sustainable
environmental conservation as important crosscutting issues.
Job Summary: The
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will provide technical guidance to the HFU
projects on program/project planning,          design,
monitoring, evaluation, operations research and documentation in line with
HFU’s policies, work plans and Strategic Plans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Set up the monitoring and evaluation
  • Develop the overall framework of the
    monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • clarify the responsibilities and prepare
    the work plan and the detailed budget for the monitoring and evaluation
  • Supervise the work of the Monitoring and
    Evaluation office staff;
  • provide guidance and technical support;
  • Guide and coordinate the review of
    Programme log frames including:
  • Providing technical advice for the
    revision of performance indicators;
  • Ensuring that realistic intermediate and
    end-of-Programme targets are defined;
  • Conducting a baseline study on
    monitoring and evaluation in the area of operation.
  • Identifying sources of data, collection
    methods and resources needed and related      cost;
  • Contribute to the development of the
    Field Implementation Plan (FIP), ensuring alignment with Field strategy,
    agreement on Programme indicators and inclusion of monitoring and
    evaluation activities in the work plan;
  • Review and provide feedback to
    programmes on the quality of methodologies established to collect
    monitoring data, and document the protocols that are in place for the
    collection and aggregation of this data;
  • Establish an effective system for
    assessing the validity of monitoring and evaluation data through a review
    of activities, completed monitoring forms/databases, and a review of
    aggregate-level statistics reported;
  • Design the framework for the physical
    and process monitoring of Programme activities;
  • Promote a results-based approach to
    monitoring and evaluation, emphasizing results and impacts;
  • Coordinate the preparation of all monitoring
    and evaluation reports; guide staff and executing partners in preparing
    their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and
    ensure their timely submission;
  • Prepare consolidated progress reports
    for the Management including identification of problems, causes of
    potential bottlenecks in implementation, and providing specific
  • Check that monitoring data are discussed
    in the appropriate forum such as the Programme Group Meeting and in a
    timely fashion in terms of implications for future action;
  • Undertake regular visits to the fields
    to support implementation of monitoring and evaluation, check the quality
    of data produced, and to identify where adaptations might be needed;
    monitor the follow up of evaluation recommendations with Programme
  • Foster participatory planning and
    monitoring; organize and provide refresher training in monitoring and
    evaluation for programmes;
  • Develop field complaints mechanism,
    related processes and procedures to ensure that departments and programmes
    have access to and are able to respond to community feedback;
  • Coordinate with departments and
    programmes the implementation of complaints mechanism including the
    quality and timeliness of replies provided to beneficiaries’ complaints;
  • Support departments and programmes to
    internalize the feedback received through complaints system to enhance the
    quality of activities and services;
  • Conduct studies and research on specific
    inter-departmental and cross-cutting issues on the causes and roots of
    problems identified through complaints mechanism or other sources.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Hunger
    Fighters Uganda (HFU) Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job placement must
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a Development discipline with a Post Graduate
    qualification in monitoring and evaluation/project planning and management
  • Three years of relevant experience with
    reputable organizations in research, monitoring and evaluation of, and
  • Knowledge of and experience with a range
    of M&E tools and techniques, including ability to develop effective
    systems for data collection, analysis and dissemination.
  • Demonstrated commitment to M&E
    sustainability and building central and local capacity by providing
    technical assistance, training and supervision to other staff.
  • Be naturally analytical and have strong
    eye for compiling both qualitative and quantitative data (reports,
    articles, case studies, best stories) suitable for project monitoring and
  • Have a pragmatic approach in determining
    whether a program is tracking along with its goals, or whether an
    intervention has had a desired impact.
  • Have great, adaptive communication
    skills to be able to inspire and bring people together.
  • Be flexible and creative in finding
  • Have strategic thinking and planning
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications (including copies of certificates and updated
CVs indicating at least 2 referees), should be hand delivered to Hunger
Fighters Uganda offices along Hoima Road, about 200metres Off the Kampala
Northern bypass, Next to Africa Oil Station. Letters of applications should be
addressed to: The Head of Human Resources, Hunger Fighters Uganda, P.O Box,
28175, Kampala, Uganda.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Deadline: 9th June 2018 by 01:00pm
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