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Monitoring and Results Measurement Officer DFID NU-TEC Program Jobs – Palladium

Organisation: Palladium
Project Name: DFID-funded
Northern Uganda: Transforming the Economy through Climate Smart Agriculture
(NU-TEC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring
and Results Measurement Manager
About US:
Palladium develops
and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses,
societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by
working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. Palladium
is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars:
International Development, Strategy Execution Consulting, Impact Investment,
Training and Events.
About DFID NU-TEC Program:
NU-TEC Market
Development (MD) is a five year DFID-funded programme that aims to increase the
incomes and climate resilience of poor men and women in northern Uganda by (a)
stimulating sustainable, pro-poor growth in selected agricultural markets and
(b) improving the position of poor men and women within these market systems,
to make them more inclusive for poor people. Palladium manages the programme on
behalf of DFID.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Results Measurement
Officer will be part of the MRM team. S/he will be responsible for assisting in
the creation of a strong, effective link between the programme’s MRM activities
and Intervention Managers, for proposing appropriate intervention-level
research approaches and for supporting the design of data collection, analysis
and dissemination strategies and tools. S/he will also support Intervention
Managers to conduct research and gather information for their work with private
sector actors and implementation of their monitoring plans. S/he will work to
ensure a culture of data use among programme staff and respond to their data
needs. Based in Gulu and/or Kampala, this post may require frequent travel to
the field. The NU-TEC MD staff work as an integrated team. The Monitoring and
Results Measurement Officer will be expected to contribute to other research
aspects of the programme, such as gender, policy and environmental assessments,
etc.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support Intervention Managers in
    developing monitoring plans for interventions with private sector actors
    within their market sectors;
  • Work with the MRM Manager to assist
    Intervention Managers in the design of effective research tools, methods
    and plans for gathering information that can inform programme strategies
    and capture intervention results;
  • Support IMs in designing TOC and results
    chains
  • Contribute to programme strategies by
    providing data on intervention performance in a timely and accurate
    manner;
  • Support Intervention Managers in
    gathering relevant information for their various interventions,
    identifying knowledge gaps and developing strategies to fill those gaps;
  • Provide feedback on reports and data
    analysis to facilitate the production of internal progress reports as well
    as contribute to donor reports;
  • Collect farmer household level data with
    support from data collectors on a quarterly basis;
  • Ensure data collectors capacities are
    built, and are compliant with the NU-TEC MD MRM guidelines on partner
    relationship management and confidentiality;
  • Build capacity of partners and village
    agents on data collection, interpretation and use of information to
    improve market intelligence and business performance;
  • Identify most significant case studies
    for the programme media consultant to document, as and when required;
  • Support commissioned market surveys
    (such as MSAs);
  • Support coordination and logistics of
    internal research and external evaluation;
  • Support Annual Review process and
    follow-up and quality assure programme data;
  • Support field level tracking of both
    quantitative and qualitative data;
  • Manage data collection electronic
    devices (phones or tablets)
  • Support supervision of data collectors
    and ensure data quality, verifying and approving data for submission into
    the online MIS system;
  • Support any other MRM tasks and
    functions as and when requested;
  • Support the NU-TEC MD programme team
    with any other duties assigned;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFID NU-TEC
    Project Monitoring and Results Measurement Officer job placement should
    hold a degree or similar qualification in Statistics, Economics or any
    other social science with a quantitative element;
  • Experience in designing, managing and
    implementing research projects;
  • Experience in survey development and
    data collection instruments for programme monitoring;
  • Experience with different measurement
    and evaluation frameworks and techniques, such as the logical framework
    approach and theories of change and organizational learning, including
    participatory techniques;
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, MS
    Word and general working knowledge of ICT and computers is essential;
  • Previous data analysis experience using
    Microsoft Excel or any other data analysis tool (STATA, SPSS, etc.);
  • Proactive individual, flexibility, good
    communication and interpersonal skills, presentation skills and ability to
    work under pressure with minimal supervision;
  • Previous experience in private sector
    development programmes and/or understanding of inclusive and market
    systems development, including gender issues;
  • Knowledge of the institutions,
    organizations and/or businesses providing services to the agricultural
    sector in Uganda;
  • Experience or knowledge of relevant
    Northern Ugandan agricultural markets;
  • Fluency in English. Fluency in Lango,
    Acholi or Luo language.
  • A business background is an added
    advantage
     
How to Apply:
If you want to work
for the Palladium Group in the aforementioned capacity should Apply Online by
clicking on web link below.
Deadline: 12th June 2018
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