MEAL Officer NGO Jobs – Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)

Job Title:        MEAL Officer
Organisation: Handicap
International (Humanity & Inclusion)
Duty Station: South
West (KyakaII or Kyangwali), Uganda
Reports to: SPOT
Program Manager
Starting Salary: UGX 2,208,949 monthly gross
About Us:
International (Humanity & Inclusion) is an independent and impartial aid
and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion,
conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help
meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect
for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by
the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we
aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences,
where everyone can live in dignity.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Spearhead the
development and implementation of SPOT MEAL Framework.
  • Contribute to the development of MEAL systems and processes, by
    implementing the MEAL framework and procedures working closely with the
    SPOT Project Manager.
  • Support project team develop project management tools (PM Box, mapping
    of actors and required databases) in close collaboration with the Project
    Manager and Inclusion Officers.
  • Actively contribute to the design and execution of situational
    analyses, baseline surveys, follow up assessments and special research
    related to the project.
  • Ensure M&E tools, especially data collection tools, and
    processes are understood and used accordingly by Inclusion Officers.
  • Ensure team adherence to the project specified monitoring and
    reporting requirements.
  • Analyse data for accuracy; flag validation and quality issues, and
    contribute to system fixes.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of HI’s
    accountability processes
  • Contribute to planning and execution of knowledge management
    processes as required.
Ensure strict
project monitoring in relation to expected targets and objectives.
  • Contribute to monitoring the relevancy of the interventions in
    relation to HI’s mandate in the SPOT consortium, and approaches used and
    the context of intervention.
  • Keep track of the project monitoring and evaluation schedules and
    strict adherence to specified procedures.
  • Maintain use of existing indicator tracking tools: develop databases
    and tracking templates as needed to demonstrate the effectiveness of
    project interventions.
  • Undertake regular visits to field locations together with Inclusion
    Officers to support execution of required monitoring and evaluation
  • Establish a good communication and collaboration with Inclusion
    Officers towards a sound project monitoring of intervention outputs.
Actively contribute
to MEAL Data Management
  • Collect good quality monitoring data in a timely manner and organize
    data collected for reporting to Project Manager.
  • Compile and provide analytical outputs to compile program technical
    reports. Create and integrate graphics in reports and information products
    to help visualize data in a meaningful way.
  • Participate actively in the improvement of the Information
    Management System according to project and management needs.
  • Support integration of Washington group questions into partners and
    health facilities information management tools.
  • Conduct regular field process monitoring, quality assessments and
    data validation. Provide feedbacks and recommendations for timely
  • Ensure confidentiality and security of data management according to
    HI standards.
  • Actively participate in planning and facilitating knowledge sharing
    and learning activities including project reviews and learning
Demonstrate of
ethics, safe, secure and professional practices
  • To show professional ethics, respect and promote Humanity &
    Inclusion mandate and values at all times
  • To respect the Humanity & Inclusion protection of children
    policy, the protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse
    policy, the anti-fraud bribery and corruption policy and report to your
    line manager any non-respect of HI’s policies amongst the teams or
  • Ensure the strict application of the rules including the code of
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional practice;
  • Report any incident in which s/he’s involved/witnessed immediately;
  • To report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or
    to others
  • Representation and Coordination;
  • Participate in weekly team meetings;
  • Any other tasks deemed necessary by the line manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Handicap International (Humanity &
    Inclusion) MEAL Officer job must have an academic background within fields
    of Statistics, Management, Social Sciences, Demography, Population
    Studies, Development Studies and other related fields.
  • Training in Project Monitoring and Evaluations.
  • Two years of working in the monitoring and evaluation role involving
    designing, implementation, analysis and research.
  • Two years of experience working with MHPSS related projects.
  • Experience of supporting and promoting learning and action in an
    Organisational context.
  • Experience working in multi Organisational context, with partners,
    stakeholders and beneficiaries.
  • Experience of analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data and
    drawing appropriate conclusions.
  • Strong experience in developing databases and making data entries.
  • Experience writing sound reports.
  • Demonstrated understanding of monitoring and evaluation principles
    and practices.
  • Excellent research skills including quantitative and qualitative
    research methodologies
  • Ability to perform data analysis using: Excel, SPSS EPI Info or
    similar data analysis software.
  • Perfect fluency in English: written and spoken and strong writing
  • Very familiar with advanced computer skills: Word processing, Excel,
    Power Point and databases
  • Familiarity identifying and compiling project: lessons learned
    success stories and case studies.
  • Use of participatory research approaches
  • Capacity building, training and coaching skills
Personal Qualities
  • Ability to work under high pressure.
  • Ability and willingness to regularly travel to field sites.
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Good communication and networking skills
  • Strong interest in the fields related to HI mandate
Starting Date: May
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join Handicap International are encouraged to
send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional references)
with cover letters to HR Department at with the
subject:  Application for MEAL Officer.
Deadline: 23rd May 2019 by 5:00pm
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