Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

and Evaluation Manager Job Advert
GOAL is currently
seeking to hire a highly qualified professional to join our Young Africa Works
(YAW) team. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a dynamic
International NGO. If you are familiar with working in or with the Private
Sector, in Finance or Agriculture, and have years of experience in managing
data collection and reporting, you are the one we are looking for!
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
To be successful in
this role, you will need:
·       To b Post Graduate Diploma / MBA, M&E or
·       At least seven years of significant
experience in M&ERL, with at least three years at managerial level
·       Experience with projects that use a Making
Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) approach.
·       Excellent written and oral communication
skills, including experience drafting reports 
·       Strong interpersonal skills, including the
ability to work and build relationships with team members and partners from
diverse backgrounds
·       Good, demonstrable communication and
presentation skills in English (both in written and spoken)
·       Very strong analytical skills and attention
to detail
·       Strong organizational skills
·       Ability to travel up to 50% of time from base
The nature of the role:
This is a full-time
position that will report to the Deputy Program Director (Monitoring,
Evaluation Research and Learning (DPD-MERL.) Your role is to lead a team in
charge of monitoring and evaluation and measuring the impact of programme
activities, conducting research and documenting and disseminating learnings.
You will support the formulation of intervention results chains and measurement
plans, design of digital M&E tools in PowerBi, CommCare and Mwater, as well
as data collection to measure market systems change/ performance and impact.
You will lead a team of researchers and in daily contact with the DPD MERL.
We are looking for someone who is:
·       Capable to develop an effective and
informative MERL System. We want someone who contributes to the development of
an effective and informative MERL system, that monitors our work, guides our
work, and informs the required adaptations to our strategy;
·       An inspiring Coach to his or her MERL team
members. We want someone who likes to get the best out of his or her team, by
close supervision of their work, providing accurate mentoring, exploring with
them new ways in M&E.
·       A data nerd. 
We want someone who likes to “play with data” and find creative ways of
presenting them. You love finding evidence-based answers to complex problems.
·       Strong at details.  We want someone who is extremely critical and
pays attention to small detail; who finds checking, double-checking data and
documents a rewarding task.
·       An exceptional and flexible organiser. We
want someone who solves problems and thinks of efficiency. You like to get
things done. Your tasks will change as priorities often shift. You quickly
adapt to new realities. We also need someone willing to take on technical as
well as operational and administrative tasks. 
Being willing and able to support across these functions is critical.
·       An energetic collaborator. You bring a
positive, solutions focused attitude to work every day. This means that you
reflect our values and share your positivity with your colleagues. You manage
and build your team and collaborate with other colleagues, private sector
partners, government institutions, academic fora.
·       Most of all you bring a positive, can-do
attitude. The YAW team members work hard and with a lot of energy and
commitment; we want our colleagues to share in our successes and celebrations.
Children and
vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities
must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or
inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual
exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this
on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and
reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.
within GOAL
Alongside our
safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of
integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to
adhere to the following key areas of accountability:
·       Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures
with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety,
confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols.
·       Report any concerns about the welfare of a
child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our Programmeming area.
·       Report any concerns about inappropriate
behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.
Established in 1977,
GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a global team of 2,400
personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable
communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most vulnerable
countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development
Programmemes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations, to
focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and
sustainable livelihoods.
General description of the country programme:
First operational in
Uganda in 1979, the current GOAL Uganda country programme focuses on Health
(including WASH, Health Accountability and Nutrition programing); and a market-based
systems approach to improving agricultural livelihoods and WASH. GOAL Uganda
mainstreams gender, child protection, social behaviour change and resilience
strategies across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach
and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with national and
international civil society organizations, local government, the private sector
and communities to give effect to our mission.
GOAL Uganda has a
skilled team of approximately 100 personnel and manages an annual operating
budget of approximately €8.7 million (2018). GOAL is currently operational in
the North, South, East and West of Uganda with six established offices in
Kampala, Lira, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong and Agago Districts. GOAL Uganda country
programme is funded by a number of donors who include Mastercard, charity:
water, Irish Aid and some small foundations.

Details of
remuneration package and benefits
Our package includes
a competitive salary, health insurance cover for up to 3 dependents,
comprehensive 24 hour personal accident cover, terminal benefits equivalent to
one month for each completed year of service and our working hours provide for
a half day on Fridays.  GOAL promotes a
learning and development environment with training & study opportunities
aligned to our staff development policy.
How to Apply:
applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications by email
with at least 4 reference contacts (3 from the last three employers, and 1
character reference), please attach a copy of driving permit,  and daytime contact number to; The Human
Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda:  indicating the title ‘Monitoring and
Evaluation Manager’ in the subject line by 10th July 2020.  PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES. 
Deadline: 10th July 2020
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