Research, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Officer NGO Jobs – Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)


Job Title:    Research, Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Officer

Organization:  Communication
for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

Communication for
Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization that
implements Development Communication programs aimed at influencing positive
behavior change for the social development of men, women and children in Uganda
and the entire East African Region. CDFU is a partner in the Nuyok program led
by Catholic Relief Services (CRS). The Nuyok program builds resilience to
shocks, enhances livelihoods and improves food security and nutrition for
vulnerable rural families in three districts of Karamoja: Abim, Nakapiripirit
and Napak which are home to 406,880 people living in an estimated 58,126


Job Summary:   The Research, Monitoring, Evaluation and
Learning (MEAL) Officer will be responsible for managing Research, Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning aspects of the organization.


Key Duties and

lead in all CDFU and project related monitoring and evaluation activities
including: routine project/Activity monitoring, data collection and entry;
M&E discussions; evaluations and studies/ learning: and routine reporting.

Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP) for CDFU and its

and maintain an efficient and effective monitoring and evaluation system.

compliance with donor, CDFU and other project reporting guidelines.

Serve as
primary liaison to partners and sponsors/potential donors regarding coordinated
learning, monitoring and evaluation activities and reporting.

support from the CDFU Management and project coordinators/project M&E
officers, conduct data audits to ensure that all information required for
submission to CDFU/partners is valid and reliable.

and prepare monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and other special reports,
while tracking performance at intermediate results level (report against the
indicator performance table).

with CDFU staff and Management, take lead in preparing the CDFU annual work
plans and the Activity Database.

the CDFU work plan and the Activity/ project database.

routine field visits to ensure proper (in conformity with minimum standards)
and timely implementation in order to track progress against work plan and set

staff and implementing partner capacity in the use of activity assessment tools
and value of monitoring and evaluation.

documentation of impact stories.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Social Sciences:
Sociology, Demography, Quantitative Economics, Development Studies or any
related discipline. Post graduate training in M&E will be an added

understanding of M & E as a Management tool;

At least
five years of experience working on M&E for USAID and UN programs desired;
experience working on M&E for national-level behavior change communication
programs required;

working knowledge and technical competences in research, monitoring and
evaluation principles, methodologies, practices and proficiency with data
analyses using recommended computer packages;

in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and demonstrated proficiency
in using at least one data management software package, one quantitative
software package, and one qualitative analysis software package.

using online digital software for Data collection and analysis.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications to:


Head Human Resource

Communication for
Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

P. O. Box 8734, Plot
2142, Kanakulya Road,

Kyebando Central,




of certificates and testimonials

telephone contact

of three referees.


Interested and
qualified candidates should send their applications addressed to the Head of
Human Resource on Email: (PDF format maximum 6 pages)


Deadline: Friday 20th November, 2.00pm.


NB: While we thank
all applicants for showing interest; only shortlisted candidates will be

contacted for


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