Head of Monitoring & Evaluation NGO Job Careers – Hunger Fighters Uganda

 

Job Title:    Head of Monitoring &
Evaluation

Organization: Hunger Fighters Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Executive Director

 

About US:

Hunger Fighters Uganda (HFU) is a Not-for-Profit, Non-Governmental
Organization initiated in 2008, pursuing a vision of ‘A hunger and Malnutrition
free Uganda. The organisation is engaged in the activities of fighting hunger
in Uganda with a local, national and global perspective.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Head of Monitoring and Evaluation will
have the following duties and responsibilities:

·       
Develop
and strengthen monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures

·       
Monitor
all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project
output;

·       
Recommend
further improvement of the logical frame work;

·       
Develop
monitoring and impact indicator for the project success;

·       
Monitor
and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results;

·       
Monitor
the sustainability of the project’s results;

·       
Provide
feedback to the Head of Programs and Top Management on project strategies and
activities;

·       
Suggest
strategies to the Project Management for improving the efficiency and

·       
effectiveness
of the project by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities

·       
and
developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks;

·       
Report
monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities
to the Executive Director/Project Management Team at all levels.

·       
Conduct
capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system, Develop indicators
and a monitoring strategy for the GFA project;

·       
Provide
inputs, information and statistics for quarterly, annual and other reports to
Project Management Team.

·       
Participate
in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the Head of Programs
in preparing relevant reports;

·       
Support
monitoring and evaluation of the effects and impact of the project implemented (GFA)
as per the Field Level Agreement signed (FLA);

·       
Assist
in coordinating across the departments and units to ensure effective
implementation of M&E/MIS;

·       
Assist
the project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.

·       
Perform
other duties as required;

 

Measurable Outputs and
Performance Indicators

·       
Preparation
of monthly MIS reports;

·       
Assist
the Head of Programs in preparing other relevant reports;

·       
Organize
and conduct training on M&E/MIS for project and entire Hunger Fighters Uganda
staff.

·       
Assist
the Head of Programs in the preparation of reports on the findings and lessons learned
from project innovations;

·       
Provide
input and update information related to project outcome in Hunger Fighters Uganda
and HFU website;

·       
Assist
Head of Programs in preparing monthly and quarterly reports on project progress
based on MIS reports on project activities;

·       
Prepare
Issues Log and Risk Log for the project being implemented;

·       
Develop
an M&E system for the Project and for the Local Government counterpart/stakeholders;

·       
Prepare
and maintain HFU-GFA project data base

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Bachelor’s
degree in Development Studies, Bachelor’s degree in Statistics and Social
Science, Post Graduate Diploma in M&E or related field.

·       
A
minimum of three years of experience minimum in the design and implementation
of M&E/MIS in development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN
bodies/ Government;

·       
Experience
in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production
of reports;

·       
Proven
ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database
software;

·       
Expertise
in analyzing data using statistical software;

·       
Strong
training & facilitation skills.

·       
Language
Requirements:
Fluency in
written and spoken English.

 

Competencies:

Corporate Competencies:

·       
Demonstrates
integrity by modelling the Hunger Fighters Uganda (HFU) core values and

·       
ethical
standards

·       
Promotes
the Hunger Fighters Uganda vision, mission, and strategic goals.

·       
Displays
cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and
adaptability.

Functional Competencies:

·       
Organizes
and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking

·       
into
consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available

·       
resources
and multiple reporting relationships.

·       
Plans,
coordinates and organizes workload while remaining aware of changing Priorities

·       
and competing
deadlines

·       
Establishes,
builds and maintains effective working relationships with all Hunger Fighters

·       
Uganda
staff and cooperate Partners to facilitate the provision of support on GFA
project

·       
activities.

Knowledge Management and Learning:

·       
In-depth
knowledge on MIS, M&E and development issues.

·       
Excellent
knowledge of monitoring and the application methodology: Good

·       
understanding
of capacity assessment methodologies; excellent ability to identify

·       
significant
capacity building opportunities;

·       
Excellent
communication skills (written and oral): Sensitivity to and responsiveness to
all partners, Respectful and helpful relations with UN-WFP and Hunger Fighters
Uganda

·       
project
staff.

·       
Ability
to lead implementation of new systems and affect staff behavioural/ attitudinal

·       
change.

Self-Management:

·       
Focuses
on result for the GFA project implemented.

·       
Consistently
approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.

·       
Demonstrates
strong oral and written communication skills.

·       
Remains
calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.

·       
Demonstrates
openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

·       
Responds
positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.

·       
Solicits
feedback from all staff about the impact of his/her own behavior.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications should be addressed to: The
Head of Human Resource, Hunger Fighters Uganda, P.O Box, 28175, Kampala located
at Hoima Road, about 200metres Off the Kampala Northern bypass, Next to Africa
Oil Station or by e-mail: hr@hfug.org or p.agaba@hfug.org.

 

NB: Due to the current COVID 19 pandemic all applications should be sent
by the above email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
interviews. HFU offers equal opportunities to both women and men.

 

Deadline: 9th January 2021 at
17:00pm

 

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