Regional Results and Learning Officer Job Careers – Mott MacDonald

 

Job Title:    Regional Results and
Learning Officer

Organisation: Mott
MacDonald

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

About US:

 Mott MacDonald
is a leading, employee-owned global management, engineering and development
consultancy with £1 billion revenue and more than 14,000 staff working in 140
countries for both the public and private sectors. Our International
Development Services Unit, IDS, operates portfolios within the international
development sectors of Environment, Climate, Water, Roads, Rural & Urban
Development, Education, Health, Social and Economic Development in over 40
countries. Together we implement and manage projects in developing countries
and emerging economies around the world, supporting national governments and
municipalities in policy, planning, project design and delivery. We are
committed to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to provide
our expertise to improve the lives of people in need.

 

About SESIL Programme:

SESIL (Strengthening
Education Systems for Improved Learning), is a four-year education programme
designed to improve the quality and equity of measurable learning outcomes at
lower primary level in Uganda. SESIL will do this by strengthening the systems
needed to manage and raise the performance of five key drivers of learning
outcomes: pupil attendance, teacher attendance, absence of violence against
children, teacher time on task and head teacher learning leadership.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Regional Results and Learning Officer is
responsible for:

·       
Strengthening
the system’s use of accurate real-time data to improve management and;

·       
Ensuring
that lessons are generated to demonstrate the effectiveness and impact of
SESIL’s interventions.

·       
Supporting
the DSSCs in the collection, analysis and use of M4R data, including
verification data, at the school, LG and regional office level (approx. 50% of
time). This includes:

·       
supporting
head teachers, SASs, DISs with the submission and analysis of data;

·       
supporting
LGs to access and analyse the M4R and inspection dashboards, tracking the
extent to which the 5Ds is happening, intervening as appropriate where they are
not, and;

·       
identifying
bright spots in the data for follow-up by LGs and DSSCs.

·       
Supporting
the RAL Lead in coordinating and implementing SESIL’s research activities and
evaluations in the region and sub-region (approx. 50% of time), including:

·       
Coordinating
radio monitoring data collection from Local governments, parents, headteachers,
teachers, and other stakeholders; 

·       
Coordinating
CLL data collection from local governments, and;

·       
Coordinating
content development for communications and learning products, including stories
of change. 

·       
Cross-cutting
the responsibilities above, the Regional Results and Learning Officer will be
responsible for:

·       
Sharing
of findings and reports from weekly and monthly activities and monitoring
visits during weekly and monthly meetings at the regional level.

·       
Supporting
the training of programme staff, partners and stakeholders on programme
monitoring and evaluation tools and other relevant M&E activities at the
regional level.

·       
As a
member of the RAL Team, the Regional RAL officer will be based in the Western
Region to:

·       
Support
LGs, communities and DSSCs in the region to implement SESIL’s Managing for
Results (M4R) to ensure the 5 Ds are effectively and efficiently implemented

·       
Oversee
the generation of programme evidence and learning in the region to inform SESIL
and our clients about whether its strategies are working and help the programme
and implementation team to continuously improve and do things better.

·       
Support
the generation of communication products from the region and dissemination of
programme learning at the regional and sub-regional level.

·       
Based in
the regional office, the position will require approximately 50% travel time.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a degree in M&E, social science, or other
relevant fields.

·       
Commitment
to, understanding of, and passion for supporting education programming and
improving the delivery of quality education services to children in Uganda.

·       
Experience
implementing M&E strategies, frameworks systems and tools.

·       
Excellent
at collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data

·       
Experience
working with local, national and international technical advisers.

·       
Ability
to establish priorities, plan and execute personal and project work plans.

·       
Clear
and effective written and oral communication skills in English.

·       
Excellent
organizational skills, including reporting and record-keeping.

·       
Understanding
of the education sector in Uganda at the local government (district) level, the
school and community level, and with NGOs.

·       
Teamwork
and excellent interpersonal skills.

·       
Self-motivated
and able to work with minimal supervision.

·       
Excellent
at thinking strategically and creatively. Able to solve problems, meet/exceed
goals and generally “get the job done.”

·       
Able to
present the project’s image, competencies, and objectives in a professional
manner.

·       
Willingness
to work outside of regular office hours to meet project objectives and targets.

·       
Efficient
and comfortable with regional and national travel.

·       
Proficiency
in Microsoft Excel, Word, and other statistical packages highly preferred.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to apply direct via the careers
website of Mott MacDonald at the web lick below. Please create an account and
submit a curriculum vitae and application letter.

 

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Deadline: 26th December 2020

 

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