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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Monitoring and Evaluation Technology Officer Job at Educate - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Monitoring and Evaluation Technology Officer

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Deadline of this Job:
Friday 18th August 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job Description
Position Overview
Educatel, a fast growing, non-profit social enterprise, is seeking to hire talented, creative and self-driven and enthusiastic individual to fill the Monitoring & Evaluation Technology Coordinator position, as we move towards our vision for 2024 of reaching one million youth annually across ten countries in Sub Saharan Africa. The M&E Technology coordinator will support the M&E Manager to ensure Coordination of the use and maintenance of innovative M&E technologies such as Suwey CTO, telverite, internal & external dashboards. The coordinator will also support the M&E Manager to effectively and efficiently coordinate Monitoring of Regional performance of program implementation, data management Br reporting, and M&E trainings to field staffs. This position offers the unique opportunity to simultaneously gain insights on scalable and innovative monitoring techniques as part of a sophisticated M&E System.
About Educatel
Educate! works to transform education in Africa to teach youth to solve poverty for themselves and their communities.
Educate! provides youth with skills training in leadership, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness along with mentorship to start real businesses at school. Our model is delivered through practically - trained teachers and youth mentors. Educate!'s goal is to make this practical, skillsbased model part of national education systems
In 2017 we're launching in Kenya. working in 120 secondary schools in Rwanda and 450 schools in Uganda (15% of the country) reaching over 25,000 students intensively and 360,000 more broadly. Our model was proven to have massive impact in a randomized controlled trial. Graduates eamed DOUBLE the income of a control group and had a 64% increase in business creation. Our graduates change their lives and their communities, such as Lillian Aero who employs over 100 AIDS-affected women. In 2012 Educate! partnered with Uganda's govemment to integrate curriculum and a student business club structure into Uganda's entrepreneurship course nationally, in 2015 we sewed as a technical adviser to Rwanda on their secondary education reform, and in 2016 we began serving as a technical advisorto Kenya on their national curriculum reform. Educatel's team includes 130 staff and over 200 volunteer youth mentors. We have been backed by top foundations such as MasterCard, Big Bang Philanthropy, Mulago, Echoing Green, Ashoka and Global innovation Fund. Educate! won the 2015 WISE Awards, and was featured by Bill Gates, Forbes 30 under 30, Clinton Global Initiative and The Brookings Institution as one of 14 case studies in their global scaling education learning initiative.
Perfonnance Objectives:

  • Monitoring implementation — 40% - Monitoring Technology - 30%
  • Data Management and Reporting - 15%
  • Training & Capacity Building - 15%

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  • Bachelors degree in Statistics or Quantitative
  • Economics with strong knowledge oi statistical computing and packages that include; SPSS, STATA and MS Offlce
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in the iield of statistical computing and experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs in a high paced fast moving organization.
  • Knowiedge & experience in use of survey CTO and mobile technologies (SMS & Smartphone based applications)
  • Broad expenence in designing and implementation of training and wpacity building activities.
  • Fits our Five Cultural Teneis (see; What is Educatei About? Below; Leam more by looking at Educaiels culture deck)
  • Salary is veiy attractive and commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits include Medil Insurance.
  • Location is, Kampala, Uganda.
Why you will Brag about working at Edueate!:
  • We've got the impact.
  • Educate! is designed for scale. We quadrupled operations in 2014, going from 54 to more than 200 schools sewed. We carefully measure our outcomes, and — here's the best part — we are maintaining quality at tour times the size.
  • We believe in local leadership — 97% ct our stait is African.
  • Our model has gone nationwide in Uganda — Eduoate!'s model is now incorporated into the national curriculum and exams, impacting many thousands more students than we can reach directly.
  • Educate is a well-oiled learning machine. We built our model by methodically testing hundreds of assumptions and we are constantly experimenting, evaluating, and improving.
  • We're honored that luminaries and leaders like Oliver Wonekha, the Ugandan Ambassador to the US, and Ann Veneman, a former Secretary ofAgn'cuiture and head ofUNlCEF, believe in us enough to have joined our advisory board.
Job application procedure
Intrigued? Please send a resume, a cover letter describing yourself, and a list oi references to;
Please include “Position ‘title — Where you found the position  - Your Name" in the subject line. lf someone referred you for this position, please include his/her name in the subject as ‘Referral: Name". Deadline for submission is Friday 18th August 2017.
What is Educatel About?
We're ambitious. Are you? Educate! is growing fast, so new opportunities are opening up and expanding all the time. We're inspired by people with drive, and we love to help them reach their full potential. We expect everyone at Educate! to contribute above and beyond theirjob description, grow theirskills, and advance their careers, and we are committed to supporting our staff members on that joumey.
  • We Put Youth First
  • The youth we serve come first. Always. in everything. That means we wake up thinking of ways we can serve youth even better and get the highest impact out of every dollar that we spend. lt means Educate! doesn't own a single vehicle. because we’d rather take the bus if it means one more student can participate. It means making every decision like the future depends on it — because if we get our way, it does.
  • We Are/‘Always Learning
  • When you work at Educatel, educating yourself is part of your job too. We encourage every team member to find the best book on management; share the latest article on how to coach somebody; bring in your favorite mentor; or meet the researcher pushing the edge of the field. We are always thirsty for knowledge and love to share.
  • We Only Solve a Problem Once
  • We ere allergic to band-aids and short term solutions so we love the person who brings the new system to solve the problem for good, even for problems we haven't recognized yet.
  • We Are Flexible
  • We thrive on change — we're in tact driving it. We are growing every day, so we have to adapt quickly to meet new challenges, and our team keeps up.
  • We Exceed Expectations
  • We assume we can achieve the impossible because we already have, year after year. We want our staff to create your own challenges, ask the toughest questions, and dream scary big!
Every person at Educate! --from Interns to the Executive Director — is evaluated by how they live up to these five cultural tenets. They are at the core of how we achieve our mission and why we work as well as we do.
Educate is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In creating this environment, we encourage people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences to join our diverse team.