2 Fresher Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Job Careers – Action Against Hunger-USA

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer  (2 Fresher Job Placements)

Organisation: Action Against Hunger-USA

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Program Manager

 

About US:

Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 9 countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Cambodia, Tanzania, Uganda, Haiti and Somalia. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $92 million in programs, and approximately 2000 staff based in in the various country offices and the three Head Quarter Locations of New York City, Washington D.C, Nairobi. Additional growth is anticipated.

 

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will develop and implement clear and practical M&E plans for the program, track progress of key indicators and provide timely report to the MEAL Coordinator and Field Coordinator.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Strengthen quality and accountability Systems

  • Assist in the design and implementation of appropriate M& E systems various projects in the mission.
  • Support the development of independent feedback mechanism for Action Against Hunger.
  • Produce regular program reports, visibility and behavioral change communication messages.
  • Ensure accuracy and validity of donor reports
  • Assist in follow up on the use of visibility items and messages for projects for all the existing projects under your supervision.

Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

  • Assist MEAL CO and PMs to develop data collection tools and procedures basing on project indicators.
  • Assist in tracking program/Project progress and activities performed in line with agreed national work plans.
  • Assist in development of monthly costs, budgets, purchase requisition and provision of needed incentives in surveys, monitoring, and evaluation and learning activities.
  • Provide training to project partners and communities on participatory monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  • Enter and analyses reports/ data of projects in a timely matter
  • Assist the National MEAL Coordinator to undertake project review sessions, while documenting lessons learnt.
  • Facilitate/Participate in Project hand over and Exit surveys
  • Support and lead on collection of base line survey data, situational analysis and contextual analysis of Action Against Hunger projects existing in your area of work
  • Assist in training of Partners on Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Assist in documenting life stories, lessons learnt and evidence of success in program implementation.
  • Document and promote good practice from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities.
  • Ensure proper and timely implementation of ACF M&E guideline and minimum standards, activities, and reporting.

Internal and External Representation

  • Participate in coordination meetings as delegated by National PQA coordinator
  • Explain ACF Monitoring and evaluation process, reports and position with external stakeholders and participants where necessary.
  • Provide support to PMs and Project Coordinators with updated trends of project and indicative performance on a regular basis.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Economics, international development, statistics, public health, demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects
  • Demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standards
  • Experience with mobile data collection (preferred)
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills)
  • Demonstrated experience and/or personal commitment to promoting gender equality within the work
  • Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH
  • Experience with mobile data collection processes and platforms
  • Experience in statistical analysis
  • Experience with participatory fieldwork methodologies
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
  • Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values and principles
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Kobo collect, Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, Sphere standard, SPSS, or other statistical packages
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Strong interpersonal and community norms understanding.

 

How to Apply:

Follow the link below to attach a cover letter and an updated resume as one document (Word or PDF).

 

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Deadline: 16th July 2021.

 

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