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Appraisal Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job at Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development( ACTED ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Appraisal Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Jobs at:
Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development( ACTED )

Deadline of this Job:
28th July 2017 by 5:00pm

Duty Station:
Moyo, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Programme Manager Moyo
ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a non- political and non-confessional international NGO founded in 1993 and headquartered in Paris, France. The organization’s vocation is to save lives, assist vulnerable populations and bring hope to those in need for a better future.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  •   Tasked with drafting the Log frame in collaboration with the Reporting and Finance Departments;
  • Playing a proactive role in the drafting and the follow up of the PMF (tracking the Indicator Collection Plans throughout program implementation, and following up on project progress and delays);
  • Responsible for planning regular assessments: Appraisals, Monitoring and Evaluation missions; which should be executed either according to the Indicator Collection Plan (congruent with reporting deadlines) or following Coordination requests. This qualitative and quantitative data should be analyzed and a report should be presented to the departments and Coordination to guide further actions;
  •  Linking with program departments to both discuss the methodologies and results of assessments, in order to ensure that program departments integrate the results of AME assessments and implement programmatic changes accordingly.
  •  Support implementing units and assisting in guiding future programming through the identification of and training on lessons learned and best practices.
  •  In charge of resource centre management
  •  Responsible for Project Information Management and GIS
  •  Providing guidance and assistance to the GIS and Database Managers in negotiating and planning external projects.
  • Facilitating the Project Cycle Management by gathering qualitative and quantitative data before, at different stages during and after the project implementation.
  • Providing supervision and direction to the AME Unit in his/her area of responsibility
  •  Training the AMEU team in cooperation with Coordination
  •  Prepare regular work plans and updates to Coordination on past, present and future monitoring missions;
  • Design and implementation of needs assessments and baseline surveys to establish and track indicators;
  •  Tasked with monitoring indicators to ensure that the program meets its goals and objectives;
  • In charge of the design and implementation of impact assessments;
  •  Facilitate quick and accurate reporting of monitoring results to ensure that ACTED, donors and other organizations can build upon successes and lessons learnt during the program;
  •  Mentor and train staff in the fields of appraisal and baseline data collection and process, impact and indicator monitoring.
  •  Supervise data collection and ensure data quality control in the field;
  •  Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the ACTED Appraisal Monitoring & Evaluation (AME) Officer
  • job placement must hold a professional qualification from a recognized institution in the related field preferably, Social Sciences, Statistics, Agriculture, Rural development and any relevant qualification.
  •  At least two years of professional experience or technical background in M&E or research and working experience in implementing community projects with an international NGO preferred.
  • Ability to plan and manage a complex and busy workload.
  •  Excellent documentation and recording skills including the use of MS Office, data analysis and management computer packages (SPSS), ability and commitment to work with community members in a sensitive, non-judgmental and objective manner, combined with ability to apply experimental learning.
  •  Ability to work as a part of a diverse team irrespective of ethnicity, gender or age and adhere to the ethics and values of the ACTED
  • Fluency in Swahili, Arabic, and any Congolese Languages will be an added advantage.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, three work related referees and daytime contacts to kampala.hr@acted.org . Please kindly indicate the position you are applying for clearly on the subject line. You may also hand deliver to Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development. P.O. Box 37665, Plot 1102 Nsambya Road Kampala.
NB: CVs will be shortlisted on on-going basis and ACTED reserves the right to hire prior to the application deadline Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.