2 Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Reports to:      Fleet and Logistics Officer
Grade:             UR
About US:
The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading
humanitarian organization in Uganda. Since its inception in 1939 as a small
women’s emergency organization, URCS has developed over the years into a
formidable well-respected humanitarian agency. In 1941, it became a branch of
the British Red Cross. The URCS was recognised by an “Act of Parliament in
1964” and admitted as a member of International Federation of Red Cross
and Red Crescent in 1965.
Job summary: The Monitoring and
Evaluation Officer will be responsible for Monitoring, Evaluation, and
Reporting of the Public Health Emergencies program implementation.  S/he will collaborate closely with URCS
PME&R Department, Project Team Members and Ministry of Health to develop a
Program Performance Management Framework with gender-specific indicators in
each of the project components i.e. Injury Prevention and Control, Epidemic
Preparedness and Response and WASH. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Design and implement, in collaboration with
project staff and the Project manager, data collection such as KAPB Surveys,
Needs Assessments, Post Distribution Monitoring, coverage surveys for emergency
Coordinate implementation of M&E tools,
including training and support for relevant project staff and volunteers on
M&E, data collection and analysis, basic surveying and sampling techniques
and support data analysis and usage;
Support project in establishing a
community-based, gender-sensitive MEAL system with quality data controls using
ICT4D and strengthen capacity as needed;
Ensure the collection of good quality data in
order to reflect the progress of programming by supervising enumerator teams
and data clerks.
Provide, in collaboration with the Project field
teams regular field data and compile reports on progress towards indicators;
Provide analysis of data in a timely manner for
internal monitoring and donor reporting, writing project reports as required;
Provide, in collaboration with input from the
relevant project staff and field teams, a comprehensive written report on
survey results in a timely manner.
Coordinate in collaboration with the Project
Manager the technical aspects of field M&E operations such as mapping the
survey area and asking for the latest population data;
Actively participate in designing questionnaires
for surveys and assessments and ensure that data collections tools are
appropriately developed, revised when needed and used throughout the program
implementation period;
Coordinate the logistics involved in survey
related field work: following up with the project staff on enumerator
Coordinate the translation and back translation
of questionnaires and other data collection tools;
Maintain robust records to provide a clear and
transparent account of performance and take immediate action in areas of poor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate must hold  Bachelors’ Degree in Social Sciences,
Statistics, or Economics or a related field from a reputable organisation;
Post-Graduate qualification in either Monitoring
and Evaluation, Project Planning and Management or Health Information Science.
Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience in
Planning, M&E or in implementation of humanitarian and development projects
from a reputable NGO organization;
Training in Emergencies and Relief operations/
Disaster Risk Reduction will be of added advantage;
Analytical Skills
Data analysis and reporting skills
Public speaking and presentation
Budgeting and budgetary control
Networking, alliance building and stakeholder
Negotiation skills.
Team building and management.
How to
All candidates should send their filled application
forms, click
, and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled
application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to;
vacancies@redcrossug.org or hand delivered, and or by post to:
The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.
Due to large volumes of applications; only short
listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic
Deadline:   25th
November 2019 by 5:00 PM  

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