Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Placement – Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)

Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Forum for Women in Democracy is a non-partisan women’s
organization operating in Uganda with its head office in Kampala. FOWODE grew
out of the Women’s Caucus of the 1994 – 1995 Constituent Assembly (CA) that
debated and passed the 1995 Constitution. The organization’s mission is to
promote gender equality in all areas of decision making through capacity
development, community empowerment, policy engagement and strategic
Job Summary: The M&E Officer will provide oversight to FOWODE’s
monitoring, evaluation and learning activities. S/he will also conduct project
evaluations, assessments and document lessons learnt to enhance FOWODE’s
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.
Ensure the implementation of the Monitoring and
Evaluation Plan and follow up on the monitoring tools to actualize the plan.
Provide technical support for the development of
a comprehensive reporting framework and support staff to implement it.
Put in place data management systems and
mechanisms for data collection analysis to help monitor the development of key
performance indicators according to the agreed upon monitoring framework;
Review, monitor and analyse reports and assess
all project outputs against project targets and activities to ascertain impact
of FOWODE’s interventions. Highlight gaps and changes accruing from the
different activities.
Provide information and statistics for
quarterly, bi-annual, annual, donor proposals and other reports.
Support the documentation of lessons learnt and
good practices and facilitate sharing across the organization and with partners
in the country.
Support staff in the promotion of internal
mechanisms of enhancing knowledge generation and cross-learning 
Contribute to research initiatives and on the
utilization of research findings to inform organizational programmes at all
levels and promote the utilization of the knowledge generated.
Take lead in the development of the annual
Oversee and coordinate program evaluations by;
developing ToRs, mapping relevant documents/data sources (primary and
secondary) that can be reviewed and harnessed for programme analysis and
learning purposes, among other things.
Provide support for external evaluation and
disseminate evaluation reports
Support the development of the organisational
annual and biannual performance reports, annual work plan and quarterly plans to operationalize the annual work
Coordinate periodical reviews, planning
workshops and assist staff in preparing relevant program    reports.
Support in the generation of ideas during the
development of concept notes and proposals to fundraise for the organization.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Social Sciences. A Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate in Monitoring
and Evaluation is a Must. Certificate on use of statistical packages is an
added advantage.
At least three years of work experience in
Monitoring and Evaluation, preferably in a non-governmental organization.
Experience in designing, planning and
implementing M&E systems
Possess relevant field experience and knowledge
in development, monitoring and evaluation of community based projects
Previous experience in designing M&E
methodologies and tools and the ability to coach and train others in their use.
Demonstrable analytical skills and critical
thinking to evaluate best practices, challenges and solutions to improve
program monitoring and execution.
At least 3 years working experience in
Monitoring and Evaluation, preferably in a non-governmental organization
Strong writing and organization skills for
reporting on M&E and program results
Facilitation / Training skills
Computer literacy with working knowledge of
Microsoft Office (Excel) for technical purposes
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of
relevant academic documents to
ensure that your attachments do not exceed 5 MB.
We do appreciate your interest to work with
FOWODE.  However, we regret that only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Dead line: 22nd
November 2019
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