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Monday, November 13, 2017

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job at Caritas Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Jobs at:
Caritas Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, November 24th2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Post: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Job category: Program Management
Program Code; BSJ-DEV.002/CN
Position Type: Full Time 2017-2021
Background: Caritas Uganda is implementing the Building Skills for Jobs (BSJ) project, which main goal is to provide transferable skills and qualifications that are in demand in the aquaculture sector, and contribute to entrepreneurship skills for self-employment and income.
Description: The post is situated in Caritas Uganda National Office, under the overall supervision of the national Director The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Reports to the BSJ project Coordinator and works in close cooperation with the implementing dioceses, relevant Government Agencies, non-government organisation and civil society organizations.
The M&E officer will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E activities of the Project; assisting the Project Manager in preparing biannual reports on project progress and results, s/he will monitor the project activities on a regular basis, developing and maintaining the MIS of the Project and will be responsible for the collection & analysis of different data in relation to the project activities.
The M&E Officer will be responsible tor monitoring and ensuring high quality and timely inputs, and for ensuring that the project maintains its strategic vision and that its activities result in the achievement of its intended outputs and outcome in a cost effective and timely manner.
Technical Focus:
Monitoring, evaluation, reporting
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain the M&E systems of the BSJ projects activities and support the implementation of the same.
  • Promotion, identification and reporting ot results; and operational management with responsibilities stretching to Dioceses and projects locations.
  • Coordinates the compilation of information and reports prepared by the dioceses in accordance with approved reporting formats.
  • Collaborates with the Project partners to monitor and evaluate actions to ascertain skills transferred to beneficiaries, started businesses and gained employments including monitoring indicators of BJS.
  • Reviews and revises indicators, to reflect accurately projects’ progress towards their targets, as required.
  • Guides projects and project partners in their annual work planning and related submission of reports.
  • Reviews monitoring reports to assess interim impacts and identity causes of potential bottlenecks in implementation.
  • Prepares relevant documentation, participates and represents the project in collaborative meetings with project partners as required.
  • Undertakes publication of results as appropriate to in the partner websites or social media.
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support
  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Performs other related duties, as required.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
  • Advanced university degree in Fisheries, Environmental Science, Economics, Rural Development or related field.
  • Five years of relevant experience in general programme/project related work, including experience in results-based monitoring and evaluation; biodiversity conservation issues, and monitoring of the status of aquatic ecosystems.
  • Working knowledge of English
Preferred Skills and EXPERIENCE:
  •  Demonstrated experience and knowledge in fisheries resources and biodiversity conservation and monitoring and evaluation.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with M-E standards, principles and results-based management concepts.
  • Knowledge of web based M&E system, relevant specialized courses in M+E would be an advantage.
Additional Notes
  • All candidates should possess Computer word Processing skills.
  • Candidates may be requested to provide performance assessments.
Job application procedure
Apply to:
The National Director
Msgr. Dr. Francis Ndamira
Caritas Uganda, Uganda Episcopal Conference
P.O. Box2886, Kampala, Uganda