Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer NGO Jobs – Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)

Organisation: Handicap
International (Humanity & Inclusion)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: WISH
Program Manager
Starting Salary: UGX 2, 208,949 monthly gross
About Us:
Handicap
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.
About Project:
Now (WISH2ACTION) is
a comprehensive and integrated approach to delivering family planning and
sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).  It prioritizes the most underserved women and
girls, particularly youth under 20, the very poor, and marginalized populations
(including people with disabilities, displaced populations or those affected by
humanitarian crisis, and people living in hard-to-reach areas). HI is an
implementing partner in the WISH2ACTION project consortium and will be
responsible for disability inclusion across six of the project’s 16 countries
of implementation (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Pakistan and
Burundi). WISH2ACTION is a commercial contract from DFID that brings together
six internationally recognized leading organizations: HI, Marie Stopes
International, OPTIONS, IRC and DMI along with 11 IPPF Member Associations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Spearheading the
development and implementation of WISH MEAL Framework:
  • Contribute to the development of MEAL systems and processes, by
    implementing the MEAL framework and procedures working closely with the
    WISH 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.
  • Actively 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 WISH 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
    processes.
  • 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.
  • 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
    improvements.
  • 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
    events. 
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 partners.
  • Ensure the strict application of the rules including the code of
    conduct;
  • 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
Other
Responsibilities:
  • 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) Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
    Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of Statistics,
    Public Health, Information Management, Social Sciences, Demography,
    Population Studies, Development Studies and other related fields.
  • A certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluations
  • Two years of experience working in the monitoring and evaluation
    role involving designing, implementation, analysis and research.
  • Experience of analysing both quantitative and qualitative data and
    drawing appropriate conclusions.
  • Experience developing databases and making data entries.
  • Experience writing sound reports
  • Extensive experience of implementing information management &
    MEAL systems for end users, and the technical knowledge in the development
    of such systems
Desirable
  • A certificate in at least one statistical data analysis software.
  • Exposure working on a disability inclusion related project.
  • Experience managing FP/SRHR project information.
  • Experience of supporting and promoting learning and action in an
    organisational context.
  • Experience working in multi organisational context, with partners,
    stakeholders and beneficiaries.
  • Familiarity identifying and compiling project: lessons learned
    success stories and case studies.
  • Use of participatory research approaches
  • Capacity building, training and coaching skills



Skills and
Competences
  • 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 or Kobo and similar
    data analysis software.
  • Perfect fluency in English: written and spoken and strong writing
    skills;
  • Very familiar with advanced computer skills: Word processing, Excel,
    Power Point and databases
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: June
2019
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 recruitment@uganda.hi.org with the
subject:  Application for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and
Learning (MEAL) Officer.
Deadline: 13th May 2019 by 5:00pm
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