Monitoring and Evaluation Officer US NGO Jobs – Good Neighbors International

 Monitoring and Evaluation
Organization: Good
Neighbors International
Duty Station: 
Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Project
About US:
Good Neighbors is an
international, non-profit humanitarian organization committed to child
education, community development, and emergency relief projects in 30 countries
around the world. We have fundraising offices in the USA, Korea, and Japan, and
an International Cooperation Office in Geneva. Good Neighbors USA opened its
Los Angeles office in 2007, which currently handles fundraising, donor
management, volunteer programs, and marketing campaigns for all major projects.
In December 2010, a Washington, D.C. office was established to network and
partner with other organizations, as well as obtain grants from U.S. government
agencies and foundations.
Job Summary: The
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer) will be providing support
in monitoring and evaluating ongoing project in Jinja district. The incumbent
will be responsible for overall M&E and learning needs of the project and
will come up with findings based on real data to show performance of the
projects. The incumbent will also help Good Neighbors Uganda in strengthening
its M&E functions based on her/his experiences from the project. The
incumbent will play role in promoting key learning for the improvement of the
project and for wider leaning of the organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work in close consultation with the
    Project manager and Project Coordinator, the M&E officer will develop
    M&E framework and tools, and put in place data quality assurance processes
    to ensure the timeliness of data entry and analysis.
  • The M&E Officer will also provide
    technical support to and build capacity of projects team to ensure
    competent & quality monitoring and evaluation process.
  • Contribute to the development of the
    annual work plan, ensuring alignment with project strategy, agreement on
    annual targets and inclusion of M&E activities in the work plan.
  • Oversee and execute M&E activities
    included in the Annual Work Plan, with particular focus on results and
    impacts as well as in lesson learning. Based on the annual work plan and
    in particular the programs budget, design the framework for the physical
    and process monitoring of project activities.
  • Assist in the development of project
    reports. Guide staff and partners in preparing their progress reports in
    accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely
    submission. This includes quarterly progress reports, annual project
    reports, inception reports, and ad-hoc technical reports.
  • Willingness to undertake regular field
    visits and interact with different stakeholders, especially primary
  • Organize (and provide) refresher
    training in M&E for project and implementing staff, and primary
    stakeholders with view of developing M&E capacity.
  • The proposed Monitoring and Evaluation
    Assistant will have responsibility for all monitoring, evaluation, and
    research activities associated with the project.
  • Carry out quantitative and qualitative
    data collection activities at field level through surveys, interviews or
    focus group discussions with beneficiaries, as defined in the
    weekly/monthly M&E work plan.
  • Ensure necessary data is collected from
    scheduled activities, this includes regular field visits and following up
    with data like baseline survey,mid term and final evaluation,  regular progress reports.
  • Based on field observation propose new
    improvement for project and M&E activities to the Project Manager
  • Solve problems and conflicts that might
    occur during monitoring and respond to minor complaints coming from
  • Keep M&E files archived at the
    project office and accessible to the team.
  • Produce periodic monitoring reports to
    ensure programs have accurate and useful data to inform program
  • Participate in the internal evaluation
    of the program;
  • Support field data collection for ad hoc
  • Perform any other duties that may be
    assigned to you by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, social sciences, research
    methods or related field. Postgraduate diploma in Monitoring and
    Evaluation / Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
  • Three years’ experience in performing
    M&E related tasks in a development organization. Previous experience
    in designing and implementing M&E systems for international
    donor-funded projects in Uganda is desired.
  • Having experience in Field Operations is
  • Proven proficiency in statistical
    software such as SPSS, STATA, EPI info, or similar, specifically for analysis
    of both quantitative & qualitative data
  • Demonstrated excellent writing and
    presentation ability, as well as experience in successfully leading an
    intercultural team in a development context.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • English fluent spoken and written
    language skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send download and send applications form and CV
with your email address to:
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
    contacted for interviews.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be
    required to come with their original Documents.
  • The Schedule of the interviews shall be
    as follows; written interviews to be conducted in Kampala (Head Office)
    and oral Interviews to be conducted in Jinja.
  • Any forgery will lead to automatic
    cancellation of the application and opportunity
Deadline: 18th August 2019
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