M&E Officer – (Peace, Justice, Rights, and GBV) NGO Jobs – Hope Alert Network for Development and Local Empowerment (HANDLE)

 

Job Title:    M&E Officer – (Peace,
Justice, Rights, and GBV)

Organisation: Hope
Alert Network for Development and Local Empowerment (HANDLE)

Duty Station: 
Uganda

 

About US:

Hope Alert Network for Development and Local Empowerment (HANDLE) is a
National Non-Governmental Organization operating in Uganda since 2009. HANDLE
works towards ensuring a world in which war- affected communities are
rehabilitated, communities are economically empowered, and equal opportunity
observed between men and women in service delivery. The organization implements
its programme in five districts of Northern Uganda and three districts  of West Nile: Lamwo, Arua, and Adjumani.

 

About EUTF Grant:

HANDLE Uganda has been awarded a three-year EUTF grant in a consortium
with BRAC and International Refugee Rights Initiative (IIRR) to implement a
project titled “Strengthening Safety, Protection and Peaceful Co-existence for
Women and Youth in the refugee hosting districts of Lamwo, Adjumani, and Arua.”
The design of action is such that the activities and outputs will result in the
action’s Specific Objective of “increase access to justice and peaceful
co-existence among 15,000 refuges and host communities, and lead to the overall
objective of “Contribute to safety, protection, and wellbeing among refugees
and host communities.” To contribute, HANDLE wishes to recruit a qualified and
competent officer who can develop, organize, and execute a wide range of
activities to influence policy according to the scope of our programmes and
specific results-oriented projects.

 

Job Summary:  The
M&E Officer – (Peace, Justice, Rights, and GBV) will be based in the Lamwo
field office and s/he will be responsible for the design, coordination, and
implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning
framework to strengthen HANDLE’s monitoring and evaluation systems. The post
holder will report to the Programme Manager and work with other officers within
the Organization and consortium to ensure proper implementation of the
organization-wide M&E activities and to produce quality reports. S/he will
also provide the technical assistance needed by the implementing agencies,
particularly on monitoring, reporting.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Strategic and Programme Development

·       
Contribute
to the development, implementation, and internal discussions on thematic issues
particularly on the project.

·       
Contribute
to further develop, and deepen understanding of justice, peace, rights, and
other conflict sensitivity thematic issues and approaches.

·       
Participate
in sector project concept and proposal development based on the identified need

Setting up the system:

·       
Assist
in the revision of the project log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of
performance indicators and their measurement.

·       
Assist
in the development and/or finalization of the project Work Plan and keep it
updated per project activities and timeframes as relevant.

·       
Develop
the overall framework, for project M&E, for example, mid-term project
review, impact assessment, final evaluation, develop project Performance
Monitoring Plan with relevant data collection systems.

·       
Review
the quality of existing data in the project subject areas, the methods of
collecting it, and the degree to which it will provide good baseline statistics
for impact evaluation.

·       
Support
and develop baseline data for each project component and all project
indicators.

·       
With
collaborating partners, review their existing approaches and management
information systems and agree on any required changes, support, and resources.

·       
Develop
a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E and for any
computer-based support that may be required.

·       
Organize
and undertake training with collaborating partners on M&E as required.

Implementation of M&E and coordination:

·       
Collect
data regularly to measure achievement against the performance indicators.

·       
Check
data quality, maintain and administer the M&E database; analyze and
aggregate findings.

·       
Support
project progress reporting, project review, and final evaluation.

·       
Identify
areas where technical support to project staff is required.

·       
Identify
lessons learned and develop case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the
project.

·       
Provide
advice to the supervisor on improving project performance using M&E
findings.

Communication:

·       
Produce
reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as
required.

·       
Provide
the Project Manager with management information that may be required.

·       
Check
that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum and in a timely
fashion in terms of implications for future action. If necessary, create such
discussions to fill any gap.

·       
Perform
other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager and the Director of
HANDLE.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a first-level degree in statistics, demographics,
economics, or related field. A postgraduate Diploma or a Master’s in Project
planning and management, Monitoring and Evaluation, or related field will be
considered as an asset for this position.

·       
A
minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in an M&E position
responsible for implementing M&E activities of development projects within
the refugee settlement.

·       
Demonstrated
knowledge of concepts related to Justice, Peace, Gender-based Violence (GBV),
and Human rights issues.

·       
Prior
work experience with vulnerable women, girls, and boys’ children from highly
complex conflict- affected communities

·       
Experience
in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator
selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing
M&E and performance monitoring plans.

·       
Understanding
and knowledge of basic computer applications such as MS Words, Excel, and
database management.

·       
Experience
in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project
initiation to closeout stages.

·       
Experience
in designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.

·       
Knowledge
of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative,
mixed-method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.

·       
Experience
in planning and managing surveys, with knowledge in developing and refining
data collection tools.

·       
Experience
in managing and providing training to partners and target beneficiaries.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their application letters together with curriculum vitae (maximum of 4 pages),
names and contacts of three referees to ronald.okello@handle-uganda.org and
copying ronny.kajaga@handle-uganda.org Please indicate the position title in
the subject header. Kindly DO NOT send your certificates at this stage.

 

Deadline: Saturday 6th February
2021 by 5:00pm

 

NB: The application will be reviewed on a rolling
basis.

 

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