Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator NGO Jobs – Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Organization: Aga
Khan Foundation (AKF)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
For nearly 50 years,
Aga Khan Foundation has been partnering with communities, governments and local
leaders to harness the best from people from all backgrounds to improve the
quality of life. The Foundation’s work is rooted in core values of
self-reliance, pluralism, and respect for human dignity. AKF is a member of the
Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), one of the world’s leading poverty solutions
networks. The AKDN’s integrated approach makes long-term investments, builds
permanent institutions and cultivates an active civil society, impacting tens
of millions of people annually in 30 countries. Alongside its sister AKDN
agencies, the AKF implements innovative, community-driven solutions that are
based on decades of experience, learning and evaluation.
Job Summary:  This position will lead the Monitoring Evaluation Research and Learning
aspects of the Adolescent Girls’ Education in Crisis Initiative (AGENCI).
AGENCI will be implemented by AKF in partnership with World University Service
of Canada (WUSC) with funding from Global Affairs Canada (GAC). Together, we
will foster youth-centered solutions to overcome inequality and exclusion. The
four-year project will focus on enhancing the empowerment of vulnerable refugee
and host community girls in northern Uganda through life skills, mentorship
programs, support to reduce financial barriers, and community engagement.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project performance
and data management
·       
Lead the
overall design and operationalisation of AGENCI’s performance monitoring
framework, including the appropriate indicators
·       
Ensure
data required to effectively monitor AGENCI are being accurately collected
through programme delivery tools by al consortium partners
·       
Develop
and manage a project data management system to ensure data quality and
effective data analysis protocols across all consortium partners.
·       
Conduct
data quality assurance checks and ensure high quality data collection, entry,
verification, and cleaning Conduct high quality data analysis and present these
to AGENCI management to inform project performance meetings and reports. Ensure
areas of high and low performance are being highlighted to project management
team. In Collaboration with an external consultant, lead the design of AGENCI
baseline, any other project evaluation, including protocols and tools for data
collection.
·       
Promote
a participatory approach to all planning and M&E activities by working with
communities, schools, and teachers in target geographies
·       
Ensure
all data management systems, protocols, and processes are gender responsive, inclusive,
and align to AKF’s safeguarding policy including data security.
Learning and
Development:
·       
Provide
all accurate and relevant data required for developing internal and externals
learning reports, any other learning products, and all reporting requirements
needed by AGENCI
·       
In
collaboration with project and country level management, provide required data
to relevant AKF colleagues to inform policy dialogue
·       
Ensure
effective and efficient learning feedback loops for internal staff, national
stakeholders, and to the communities and schools in which we work
·       
In
collaboration with programme management, inform regular project reflections on
progress and identify lessons learned and implications for project
improvements.
·       
Identify
opportunities for further research and learning for AGENCI and support to
develop relevant documentation to secure the resources and expertise required
to deliver the objectives.
Human Resource
Capacity Development
·       
Design
and deliver staff professional development course for all project officers and
other relevant staff, both within AKF and WUSC
·       
Provide
individual support on M&E with members of consortium staff requiring
additional assistance
·       
Working
within AKF’s Human Resource policy and systems, effectively manage and support the
M&E Assistant and any other staff under direct supervision.
·       
Effectively
work with colleagues from partner organizations and provide technical support
as and when required
·       
Be the
principle point of contact to external consultants recruited to deliver specific
M&E and learning support or research, inclusive of baseline. Perform other
relevant duties as and when assigned, by or via the Country Manager, Programme
Manager and senior management team.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, economics or related
field. Post Graduate qualifications in M&E is preferred. Five years of
demonstrated relevant M&E experience. Evidence of M&E leadership and
working on education and gender responsive programming is desirable. Demonstrated
experience in managing complex data sets and delivering high quality data
analysis and evaluation to inform programme performance and reporting
·       
Strong
ICT skills, particularly with respect to Microsoft Excel and other data
management platforms. Previous experience on working with ICT enabled data
collection tools and systems is desirable
·       
Must be
based in West Nile and willing to travel to remote geographies to provide
support and conduct data verification exercises
·       
Evidence
of working in consortia is preferred
·       
Ability
to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences in English
How to Apply:
Candidates
interested in this unique career opportunity with AKF should submit a cover
letter, CV and the names and contact information of three professional referees
 via e-mail to recruitment@akfea.org with
‘Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Uganda’ in the subject line. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 10th February 2020
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