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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer Non-profit Careers – Rego Foundation

 

Job Title:    Monitoring, Evaluation and
Learning Officer

Organization:  Rego
Foundation

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Programmes
Manager and President

 

About US:

Rego Foundation is a
youth-led Non-profit Organisation working to transform the lives of
economically marginalized women and girls in Uganda. Our goal is to end gender
inequality by eradicating all forms of discrimination and violence against
women and girls in Uganda. We have operated in Uganda since 2016. Our work is
guided by these objectives; (i)To promote awareness, prevention and care for
women and girls subjected to violence. (ii)To increase women’s access to
finance and development of additional livelihoods. (iii) To raise awareness and
end harmful practices such female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage.
(iv)To build safe, healthy and enabling learning environments for
underprivileged girls.

 

Job Summary:  Rego Foundation is seeking to recruit a
talented individual to lead the Organization’s monitoring, evaluation, and
learning agenda. The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer providing
technical and capacity-building support in M&E to all programme units and
the Leadership team. She/he will oversee all internal and external evaluations,
and ensure that the evidence and learning generated is used for designing and
adapting our programmes to bring transformative change in the communities we
serve, and sharing our impact and learnings with partners to ensure scale and
sustainability. .

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

Delivering and
disseminating evaluation and learning products to internal and external
audiences (40%)

·        
Package
and disseminate learning and evidence from Rego Foundation’s programmes to
drive improved practice in community development across the country.

·        
Ensure
MEL plans for all the programmes are in line with the Programme Quality
Framework and MEL framework as well as Donor requirements.

·        
Ensure
the MEL team, working with the Programmes teams, delivers the MEL plans.

·        
Ensure
evaluations and learning papers are high quality and can be used by multiple
sources – Rego Foundation staff, Bard Members and partners.

·        
Ensure
in-depth evaluations are accompanied by impact briefs to share the key
highlights.

·        
Act as
the focal point for coordination of all external evaluations, including
managing consultants as appropriate.

·        
Support
the Fundraising and Partnerships Manager to report to existing donors and to
develop new proposals, including design of monitoring and evaluation
frameworks.

Reporting Rego
Foundation to donors, partners and other stakeholders as required oversight of
monitoring and reporting systems (20%)

·        
Oversee
development, support and maintenance of relevant programme databases.

·        
Support
programme teams through coordination of data collection and analysis processes.

·        
With
support from the Leadership Team, lead bi-annual reviews of Rego Foundation’s
programmes and performance against the national strategy.

·        
Design
and oversee all project monitoring and reporting systems and tools in line with
internal and external grant management requirements.

·        
Lead
compilation of the regional programme Reports for submission to partners.

·        
Perform
data quality checks for all internal and external reports in line with reporting
guidelines and donor requirements.

Manage the MEL team (20%)

·        
Develop
clear unit plans.

·        
Work
with the MEL team to develop clear roles, responsibilities and work plans for
unit members.

·        
Ensure
organizational policy is adhered to by MEL Unit.

·        
Design and
lead regular capacity-building initiatives across the organization, ensuring
that programme staff are able to use M&E systems to assess progress,
identify challenges/opportunities and take action.

·        
Provide
M&E guidance and expertise to the senior management team as required.

·        
Design
and oversee data collection, analysis and report writing processes for internal
use.

Review evaluations
of programme and organizational performance leadership (10%)

·        
Mentor
MEL team to deliver their areas of work to a high standard.

·        
In
collaboration with the Programmes Manager, ensure learnings across the
Programmes are shared with the Leadership team to support decision making.

·        
Be an
effective member of the Leadership team working with other Managers.

·        
Other
duties as required, sometimes requiring working on weekends and holidays for
which time off in lieu can be taken.

 





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
Graduate
degree in a relevant field of study.

·        
Minimum
of 3 years’ experience in the development sector.

·        
Minimum
of 3 years’ experience in-design of monitoring systems & tools.

·        
Experience
in training and providing capacity-building support on M&E.

·        
Excellent
data analysis skills, both quantitative and qualitative.

·        
Excellent
report writing skills with experience preparing reports for donors and others.

·        
Fluent
in written and spoken English.

·        
Outstanding
analytical and problem-solving skills.

·        
Excellent
financial management skills, including experience of managing and reporting on
budgets.

·        
IT
skills, including experience with packages such as EpiInfo and SPSS.

·        
Outstanding
interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

·        
Experience
of participatory research with young people.

·        
Previous
work experience in Uganda.

·        
Multiple
language skills desirable

 

Selection criteria

·        
A
self-starter, who is highly self-motivated.

·        
Results-oriented,
critically thinking through solutions to challenges that arise.

·        
An
excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing.

·        
An
inspiring leader, able to effectively lead people and processes.

·        
A
flexible, adaptive individual who thrives in a diverse and inclusive working
environment.

·        
Integrity:
Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Rego
Foundation’s core values and humanitarian principles.

·        
Resilience/Adaptability
and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances
including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and
lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.

·        
Awareness
and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to
gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in
diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send a completed application form, Download
Here
to hr@regofoundation.org. Please note that we do not accept CVs,
resumes or cover letters. Applications shall be reviewed and considered when
and as they come in.

 

Deadline: 20th November 2020 by Midnight

 

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