Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

GOAL is currently seeking to hire competent persons to join
our Uganda team. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join an extremely
dynamic International NGO and to use your skills. If you are familiar with
working within the international development aid sector and have a strong
background in the areas mentioned, then you are the one we are looking for!
All positions are contingent to funding.
Monitoring and
Evaluation Coordinator
About the Role: The
Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator is a senior level management position
reporting directly to the Deputy Programme Director- Monitoring, Evaluation
Research and Learning (DPD-MERL). The M&E Coordinator will be part of a
team of experts in charge of monitoring and evaluation and measuring the impact
of programme activities, conducting research and documenting and disseminating
learnings. M&E Coordinator is expected to play an important role in
providing leadership to review and monitor the implementation of partnerships
with intervention partners (e.g., private sector, government, NGOs) to
understand whether expected results are delivered. The M&E Coordinator will
support the formulation of intervention results chains and measurement plans,
design of digital M&E tools in PowerBi, CommCare and Mwater, as well as
data collection to measure market systems change/ performance and impact. To
achieve these tasks, the M&E Coordinator will manage M&E Officers and
be supported by short-term and long-term consultants. He or she will also be
supported by the Programme’s Management Unit.
Key Responsibilities:
MERL System Development
Contribute to the development of the vision and
strategy of MERL
Contribute to the development and update of the
programme’s overall behaviour and market system change and measurement plans by
market functions
Lead the development of measurement plans for
each Partnership Agreement with Portfolio Coordinators, Intervention Leads and
intervention partners
Contribute to the development of intervention
concept notes
MERL plan implementation and coordination
Support the DPD-MERL, DPD- Business Partnership
and the Programme Director to assess the implementation of specific programme
activities, testing intervention hypotheses and identifying areas for
Review and monitor the implementation of
partnerships with intervention partners (e.g., private sector, government,
NGOs) to understand whether expected results are delivered
Support the Portfolio Coordinators in defining,
drafting, and co-design partnership with intervention partners, including
measurement plan
Lead the systematic collection of information
and evidence on the programme’s impact under guidance
Lead the verification process of intervention
partners milestone completion
Responsible for the programme performance data
quality entered into the M&E system
MERL data analysis and reporting
Conduct regular data analysis and knowledge
gathering aiming at supporting the adaptive management
Lead the preparation of field inputs into the
quarterly and annual reports as required by the programme
Contribute and exchange update and research
materials with GOAL Uganda Country MEAL team

Skills and Experience:
Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning,
M&E or Research
Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies
or related discipline
7 years + work experience and at least 3 years
of demonstrated experience in managing the monitoring, evaluation, research and
learning component of a donor – funded project
Experience with projects that use a Making
Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) and/or Market Systems Development project is
Familiarity with the Donor Committee for
Enterprise Development (DCED) impact measurement standards is preferred
Experience in collaborating and working with
both private and public sectors.
Strong analytical skills
Strong communication, presentation and training
skills (in both spoken and written English)
Good computer skills (MS Word and Excel,
PowerBi, CommCare, Mwater etc)
Ability to travel up to 50% of time from base
Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian
agency, with a global team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the
needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the
world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian
and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster
situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater
resilience and sustainable livelihoods.
General description
of the country programme:
First operational in Uganda in 1979, the current GOAL Uganda
country programme focuses on Health (including WASH, Health Accountability and
Nutrition programming); and a market based systems approach to improving
agricultural livelihoods and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams gender, child
protection, social behaviour change and resilience strategies across all
programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach and uses a mixture of
direct implementation and partnerships with national and international civil
society organizations, local government, the private sector and communities to
give effect to our mission.
GOAL Uganda has a skilled team of approximately 100
personnel and manages an annual operating budget of approximately €8.7 million
(2018). GOAL is currently operational in the North, South, East and West of
Uganda with six established offices in Kampala, Lira, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong and
Agago Districts. GOAL Uganda country programme is funded by a number of donors
who include Mastercard, charity: water, Irish Aid and some small foundations.
Remuneration Package
and Benefits:
Our package includes a competitive salary, health insurance
cover for up to 3 dependents, comprehensive 24 hour personal accident cover,
terminal benefits equivalent to one month for each completed year of service
and our working hours provide for a half day on Fridays.  GOAL promotes a learning and development environment
with training & study opportunities aligned to our staff development
How to Apply:
Interested applicants who meet the requirements should
submit their applications by email with at least 4 reference contacts (3 from
the last three employers, and 1 character reference), and daytime contact
number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda:  indicating the title for the position applied
for in the subject line by 21st November 2019. 
Deadline: 21st November 2019
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