2 MEAL Officer NGO Job Placements – Humanity & Inclusion



Organization:
Humanity & Inclusion
Duty Station:
Kyaka II and Kyangwali, Uganda
Reports to:
Project Manager
Starting Date:
As soon as possible
Length of contract: 08 months
Basic Salary:
 UGX 2,208,949

About US:
Handicap
International Federation (operating under the name Humanity & Inclusion) is
an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in
situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside
disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve
their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental
rights.

While the South
Sudanese influx has slowed over the course of 2017, from a peak of over 2000
arrivals per day to an average of less than 100 per day, the Congolese influx
has increased since late December 2017. There are currently 389,276 Congolese
refugees in Uganda with 54,993 of those arriving since January 1st 2019. Most
refugees are fleeing inter-communal violence in DRC’s Ituri region and North
Kivu. They are mainly being resettled in Kyangwali and Kyaka II settlements in
Western Uganda.

In order to respond
to the education needs of the Congolese refugees and the hosting population in
these camps located in the districts of Kikuube and Kyegegwa (hosting
respectively 116,915 and 118,876 refugees so a total of 235,791 refugees), HI
will start participating in a consortium project targeting increased access to
education for children with disabilities. The project name is INCLUDE and it is
funded by ECHO. The project will be implemented in close collaboration with
SCI, NRC, WCH and FCA. Implementation will start in mid-March 2020 and continue
till the end of 2020. The project will support mainstream education actors to
improve their capacity to create inclusive education environments for children
with disabilities within their Education Response in line with the Education
Response Plan.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
 Under the
supervision of Country MEAL Manager and in direct coordination Project Manager,
the MEAL officer will:
Spearhead the
development and implementation of INCLUDE MEAL Framework
·       
Contribute
to the development of MEAL systems and processes, by implementing the MEAL
framework and procedures working closely with the INCLUDE Project Manager.
·       
Support
project team develop project management tools (PM Box, mapping of actors and
required databases) in close collaboration with the Project Manager.
·       
Actively
contribute to the design and execution of situational analyses, baseline
surveys, follow up assessments and special research related to the project.
·       
Ensure
M&E tools, especially data collection tools, and processes are understood
and used accordingly by project staff.
·       
Ensure
team adherence to the project specified monitoring and reporting requirements.
·       
Analyse
data for accuracy; flag validation and quality issues, and contribute to system
fixes.
·       
Participate
in the development and implementation of HI’s accountability processes
·       
Contribute
to planning and execution of knowledge management processes as required.
Ensure strict
project monitoring in relation to expected targets and objectives.
·       
Contribute
to monitoring the relevancy of the interventions in relation to HI’s mandate in
the INCLUDE consortium, and approaches used and the context of intervention.
·       
Keep
track of the project monitoring and evaluation schedules and strict adherence
to specified procedures.
·       
Maintain
use of existing indicator tracking tools: develop databases and tracking
templates as needed to demonstrate the effectiveness of project interventions.
·       
Undertake
regular visits to field locations together with Inclusion Officers to support
execution of required monitoring and evaluation processes.
·       
Establish
a good communication and collaboration with project staff towards a sound
project monitoring of intervention outputs.
Actively contribute
to MEAL Data Management
·       
Collect
good quality monitoring data in a timely manner and organize data collected for
reporting to Project Manager.
·       
Compile
and provide analytical outputs to compile program technical reports. Create and
integrate graphics in reports and information products to help visualize data
in a meaningful way.
·       
Participate
actively in the improvement of the Information Management System according to
project and management needs.
·       
Support
integration of Washington group questions into partners’ information management
tools.
·       
Conduct
regular field process monitoring, quality assessments and data validation.
Provide feedbacks and recommendations for timely improvements.
·       
Ensure
confidentiality and security of data management according to HI standards.
·       
Actively
participate in planning and facilitating knowledge sharing and learning
activities including project reviews and learning events. 
Demonstrate of
ethics, safe, secure and professional practices
·       
To show
professional ethics, respect and promote Humanity & Inclusion mandate and
values at all times
·       
To
respect the Humanity & Inclusion protection of children policy, the
protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy, the
anti-fraud bribery and corruption policy and report to your line manager any
non-respect of HI’s policies amongst the teams or partners.
·       
Ensure
the strict application of the rules including the code of conduct;
·       
Demonstrate
ethical and professional practice;
·       
Report
any incident in which s/he’s involved/witnessed immediately;
·       
To
report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or to others
Other
Responsibilities:
·       
Representation
and Coordination;
·       
Participate
in weekly team meetings;

·       
Any
other tasks deemed necessary by the line manager





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in statistics, Information Management, Social Sciences, Demography,
Population Studies, Development Studies and other related fields.
·       Post Graduate qualification in Monitoring and
Evaluation is an added advantage 
·       At least 2 years’ working in the monitoring
and evaluation role involving designing, implementation, analysis and research.
·       Experience of analysing both quantitative and
qualitative data and drawing appropriate conclusions.
·       Experience developing databases and making
data entries.
·       At least 2 years’ experience working with
disability inclusion related projects.
·       Experience managing project information
systems.
·       Experience of supporting and promoting
learning and action in an organisational context.
·       Experience working in multi organisational
context, with partners, stakeholders and beneficiaries.
·       Demonstrated understanding of monitoring and
evaluation principles and practices.
·       Excellent research skills including
quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.
·       Ability to perform data analysis using:
Excel, SPSS EPI Info or similar data analysis software.
·       Perfect fluency in English: written and
spoken and strong writing skills;
·       Very familiar with advanced computer skills:
Word processing, Excel, Power Point and databases.
·       Familiarity identifying and compiling
project: lessons learned success stories and case studies.
·       Use of participatory research approaches
·       Capacity building, training and coaching
skills
·       Ability to work under high pressure.
·       Ability and willingness to regularly travel
to field sites.
·       Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
·       Good communication and networking skills
·       Strong interest in the fields related to HI
mandate  
·       Strong result oriented with ability to
challenge existing mind sets.

How to Apply:
If you feel you meet
the requirements, please send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three
professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter to
the  HR department at recruitment@uganda.hi.org
indicating the position applied for and preferred duty station. (Please do
follow the application process as detailed above to avoid disqualification)


Deadline:  Thursday
30th April 2020 by 5:00 pm

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