UK NGO Jobs – Impact Assessment Field Assistant – Teach A Man To Fish

Organisation: Teach
A Man To Fish
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: MEAL
Package: UGX
53,250 per completed school visit*
Duration: 2
About US:
Teach A Man To Fish
is guided by a simple, all-encompassing mission: to empower young people with
the skills they need to succeed, in school, work, and life. We focus on
developing and emerging countries. This is done through supporting schools to
set up educational and profitable school businesses that provide real-life
hands-on training and experience for students. This empowers student
entrepreneurs with critical workplace, entrepreneurship and life skills and
mindsets so that they can leave school with the competencies to get a good job
or run their own successful business. We are a small organization with big
reach – Since 2006, we’ve created over 300,000 student entrepreneurs and 18,000
enterprising teachers through our global programmes.
About ECW Project:
In 2020, Teach A Man
To Fish is working as part of the Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Consortium to
implement School Enterprise Challenge for ECW schools. This project will
introduce Teach A Man To Fish’s proven educational school-business program into
60 primary schools in four settlements (Palabek, Bidi Bidi, Kyangwali and
Rhino) over the project enriching both teacher and learner skills- building.
The program will further introduce a learner- centred approach for building
children’s entrepreneurship and life skills in school where learners plan, set
up and run a real school business.
Job Summary: The Project will aim
to strengthen preparedness to transitional pathways in post-primary education
opportunities through enhanced developmental assets. Teach a Man to Fish is
therefore seeking experienced Impact Assessment Field Assistants to support
the M&E department in carrying out baseline and summative surveys in the
target number of schools running the School Enterprise Challenge program 2020.
He/ She will follow up with schools and ensure timely collection of data, check
for completeness and reliability of data before entry into the database, ensure
timely data entry into the database, check for completeness of entered data
against the physical data on forms/ tools before sharing with the MEAL
department. He/she must be an analytical individual with capacity to deliver
assessments in schools using the required tools and complete the data collected
in the data collection sheet on time.
The Impact Assessment Field Assistant will
take lead in the delivery of field Monitoring and Evaluation, baseline and
summative surveys in line with set targets, timeline and budget. The incumbent
will support the M&E department in inputting data collected and tabulation
of results from assessments in order to assess the impact of the school
business on the learners and teachers involved in the School Enterprise
Challenge program.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
M&E department with follow up communication to schools to schedule time and
visit date for assessments.
Lead on
training teachers how to use the tools given in order to assess their learners
using the tools given to them
MEAL department to review, prepare and collect M&E data
M&E Manager to review, prepare and conduct case study interviews
weekly activities to the MEAL Manager
entry using the designed database for all the activities implemented and submit
to the M&E officer as per each completed school visit.
the MEAL tracker with the activity completed, data of completion for
accountability purposes to the M&E officer
closely with the MEAL Manager to ensure that there are no data backlogs at all
times and all data collected is systematically inputted with no room for error.
that the data collected from the field meets all the qualities and
specification of a quality data and support in the verification, coding before
entries are made.
all hard copy data collected is submitted to the Uganda MEAL department on
Keep high
level of confidentiality as the job holder will be entrusted with a lot of
confidential information from the schools.
information for use when requested by the M&E officer or any other Teach A
Man to Fish staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
At least
two years’ experience in either an NGO, social enterprise or corporate setting,
with significant of responsibility Monitoring and Evaluation or Research
track record of contributing to managing beneficiary monitoring and database
knowledge of word processing tools and spread sheets (MS Office Word, Excel
understanding of databases
of using monitoring tools and trackers to document and analyse communications
of additional hands on training, coaching and mentorship in Monitoring and
working knowledge of major databases and analytical programs including MS
access, MS excel, Google sheets, SPSS or STATA. At least have knowledge of 2
Skills and
and able to meet ambitious targets
written and spoken English language skills
organisational skills
skills in teamwork and networking
level of attention to detail
of the Ugandan education system, stakeholders and appropriate engagement
strategies for the different levels
is highly needed.
in strategic planning and performance measurement, target setting, reporting
and database management.
of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed
method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
in planning and managing surveys, developing data and data quality assessments
and oversight.
working with education or child protection programs in a humanitarian context.
in local languages commonly used in target settlements like Kakwa, Aringa,
Lugbara, Swahili, Luo or Runyakitara and MUST live in that specific district.
NB: Transport to and
from selected schools shall be covered by the Teach A Man To Fish
How to Apply:
All candidates
should submit a maximum of 4 paged CV and one-page cover letter (combined into
a single PDF document). Please be sure to clearly show in your cover letter why
you are interested in this job and what makes you the most suitable candidate.
Please also include your salary history. Applications should be sent to CC with
“Application: Impact Assessment Field Assistant in name region of interest”
in the title of the email.
NB: Do
not attach academic documents at this point. Qualified persons of concern are
particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 11th May 2020 by close of business
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