Regional Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Manager Uganda & Kenya NGO Jobs – Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V.

 

Job Title:    Regional Monitoring
Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Manager Uganda & Kenya

Organisation: Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe
e.V.

Duty Station:  Kampala,
in Uganda (with frequent visits to field sites in both Uganda and Kenya)

Reports to: Head
of Mission

 

About US:

Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe
e.V. (www.thejohanniter.org) is a German Christian non-governmental
organ-isation, dedicated to excellence in the field of first aid, ambulance
service, social service programmes and other projects in the medical and social
field. The Federal Headquarters are based in Berlin, Germany. Johanniter
International Assistance is the operational unit for humanitarian aid, development
co-operation and emergency relief, implementing and supporting mostly health
projects world-wide.

 

Overall job purpose: The Regional Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Manager Uganda &
Kenya will work as part of Johanniter Uganda’s regional team reporting to the
Head of Mission who will be the overal supervisor. Based in Kampala, the
incumbent will lead the design of tailored tools and implement the projects
monitoring, evaluation and learning plans for Johanniter projects that mainly
cover; Nutrition, Health, WASH and Livelihoods/food security sectors. The MEAL
Manager will work closely with the Programs Managers, project Partner’s M&E
staff in designing and implementing M&E plans for their specific projects.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Accountability and
Monitoring Systems Development

·       
Overall
responsible for the implementation of the Johanniter Monitoring and Evaluation
plans in the countries/ region.

·       
Lead in
contributing to proposal development and programme design, indicators
definitions, theory of change development and log frame design.

·       
Develop
or update MEAL tools, databases and reporting formats in close collaboration
with the project /partner teams and program managers.

·       
Produce
monitoring and accountability checklists and conduct quarterly joint field
process monitoring

·       
Support
Johanniter and the partner staff in field data collection and analysis
including using advanced mobile data collection and analysis systems;

·       
Conduct
periodic data audits and analysis to ensure high quality data

·       
Should
provide beneficiary counts; i.e. a monthly, quarterly and annual gender &
age disaggregated overview per grant per partner.

·       
Contribute
to the rollout of Johanniter’s global strategic initiatives related to
measurement & accountability, and enable reporting against Johanniter’s
global standards and requirements.

·       
Monitor
overall project implementation of Johanniter’s partners and provide feedback
for their field office staff.

Assessment,
Learning and Documentation

·       
Participate
in all other aspects of MEAL, for example surveys, baselines, evaluations,
joint projects monitoring and reviews / lessons learning workshops/events.

·       
Ensure
relevant, timely, and quality projects support to the partners on assessments
& evaluations; i.e. support in developing the survey tools, data analysis
and report writing.

·       
Attend
and participate in relevant meetings with Johanniter’s and Partners’ projects
teams on project monitoring and learning i.e. updates on projects progress on
achievements & challenges for actions and reactions.

·       
Contribute
to organizational learning documentation and dissemination of key findings
stemming from monitoring, assessment, and other analyses of project learning
activities.

·       
Track
and ensure organized, comprehensive electronic filing of documented
findings/analyses.

·       
Collect
and file success stories, pictures, legal documents etc. and file

·       
Facilitate
and participate in information sharing among Johanniter staff, partners &
donors.

·       
Responsible
for taking relevant meeting minutes by and with Johanniter staff, partners and
donor and share/file them accordingly

·       
Compile
periodic reports with relevant indicator data per grant, showing targets versus
actuals and action plans and share with the projects teams/managers.

Capacity Building

·       
Advise
Johanniter and partner staff on data management and storage

·       
Facilitate
capacity building for other Johanniter and partner staff on skills/knowledge
related to Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning, including;
designing monitoring tools, analyzing /monitoring data, conducting
assessment/evaluation, implementing feedback mechanisms

·       
Undertake
regular visits to field locations to support monitoring and evaluation
processes and contribute to the development and roll out of accountability
processes. i.e. provide training, mentorship, technical assistance, while
ensuring that accountability and learning tools and strategies are understood
and being implemented effectively.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Development or Social studies,
Public Health/Nutrition, Statistics, or related field from an accredited academic
institution a masters in same will be preferred

·       
7+ years
of relevant work experience in Humanitarian or development organizations and
working through partners.

·       
Practical
experience in conducting data collection exercises (Qualitative and Quantitative)
i.e. Possess knowledge and skill in research methodology and use of digital
data collection tools

·       
Proficiency
in Microsoft suite Excel, SPSS, STATA, KOBO, ODK or any other analytical
software

·       
Demonstrated
experience and skills in project reporting, knowledge management & learning
process.

·       
Knowledge
of humanitarian standards and codes, including SPHERE is preferred.

·       
Highly
developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching, with Fluency in ENGLISH and other local languages;

·       
Good
analytical skill

·       
Strong
organizational skills required, with the ability to work with other

·       
Willingness
to travel throughout project sites with up to 40% of the time in field sites.

·       
Ability
to meet deadlines/ performing duties on time

·       
Ability
to work under pressure, making decisions in urgent situations with high problem
solving skills

 

How to Apply:

Applications for
this position (including a cover letter, CV, reference contacts of three former
supervisors as well as job certificates if available) should be sent to:
hr.uganda@thejohanniter.org Please indicate “MEAL Manager” in the subject line
of your e-mail and in the application mention your earliest date of
availability.

Only complete
applications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

 

Deadline: 31st December 2020

 

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