MEAL Officer

Job Title:    MEAL Officer
Organisation: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station: Yumbe, Uganda
Reports to: Project
About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the
biggest non-governmental aid and development agencies in Germany. The objective
of the program in Uganda is to improve livelihoods of the most vulnerable
population in rural areas through interventions that increase their Food and
Nutrition Security, improve sustainable access to WASH services and support the
employability of the youth through vocational and life skills training. We understand
that livelihoods of the rural population in Uganda have improved in a
sustainable way when people are able to meet their basic food needs, have
access to clean drinking water and safe sanitation, live in a healthy
environment and take up opportunities to earn and diversify a decent income.

In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe currently operates in the
districts of Arua, Yumbe, Moroto, Nakapiripirit, Napak, Amudat, Fortportal,
Katakwi, Amuria, Mukono, Wakiso and country office in Kampala.
About Project:
Welthungerhilfe is currently implementing the project:
Capacity Building of local WASH structures and Improving Sanitation and Hygiene
in Bidibidi Yumbe district.
Job Summary:  The M&E Officer will support the Project
Manager and project staff in all data collection, analysis, and learning
activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish of
the project and provide technical support to the M&E unit within the
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Develop and set up a monitoring and evaluation
system which meets the requirements of the donor and informs about the performance
results in all sectors.
Work closely with Project team to assess field
conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the
collection of quality data under the supervision of the Project Manager.
Ensure that the impact of all intervention is
measurable, enhancing accountability to beneficiaries and gender equality is
Follow up, advise and adjust monitoring
practices based on log frames and monitoring plans in the projects to ensure
compliance with donor requirements.
Integrate Welthungerhilfe success indicators in
the project log frame and ensure that these are measured during project
Establish and manage a database, assist in data
analysis and supervise regular data collection.
Facilitate learning processes among staff by
providing summaries, facilitating discussions and preparing presentations on
lessons learnt.
Conduct regular project site visits and provide
detailed information for narrative reporting and documentation.
To collaborate with the Project Management unit
as assigned by the Project Manager in reviewing and preparing monthly,
quarterly and final narrative reports.
To work with other members of the team, as need
be, on follow up of project indicators, implementation of processes, standard
operating procedures.
Contribute to all project planning activities.
Note: – The role of the MEAL officer cannot be limited to
the specific duties and tasks detailed herein. The success of the WHH
humanitarian mission is the highest priority and all issues which arise must be
addressed accordingly. Therefore, she/he will be required to manage all
unforeseen issues and circumstances and remain flexible to perform any other
duties, as and when required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a post graduate diploma
in monitoring and evaluation, project planning and management.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social
Science, Information management, Development studies or relevant field.
At least two years of M&E work experience in
multi sectorial rural development projects preferable with international NGOs.
Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, Power
point, SPSS, Access, Akvo flow, Mwater.
Very good knowledge and experience with both
practical and theoretical in data analysis and compilation.
Experience in working independently and result
Very good communication skills both oral and
Good command of English and knowledge of local
language is desirable
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Valid riding permit.
Work conditions: The
position is based in Yumbe but with travel to Welthungerhilfe country office in
Kampala and other project locations. The work start date is 10th February 2020.
Duration: Six months with possibility of extension depending
on the availability of funding.
How to Apply:
Qualified and interested applicants should submit via email
their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages)
containing contact details and telephone numbers of 3 work related reference
persons to Files should be submitted in
single email with standard file types like MS Word(.doc) and Adobe Acrobat
(.pdf) and should not exceed 2MB.
Please indicate the position for which you are applying for
in the subject line of your E-mail. Kindly note that only shortlisted
applicants will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer;
qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 24th
January 2020 by 5:00pm
Job applicant’s privacy notice: All the information you
provide during the process will only be used for the purpose of progressing
your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary.
We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment
process with any third parties outside of this purpose.
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