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Thursday, June 7, 2018

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

Vacancy title:
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-ELNHA

Jobs at:
Caritas Kotido Diocese

Deadline of this Job:
14th June 2018, before 5.00 pm

Duty Station:
Kotido, Uganda

Job details:
Caritas Kotido Diocese is the Catholic Church’s charity, which was established in 1991 as the social
services and development arm of the Catholic Diocese of Kotido. Caritas Kotido Diocese operates
under the registered Trustee of Kotido Diocese and uses the Certificate of Incorporation of “Kotido
Diocese” as a corporate body under the name “THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF KOTIDO DIOCESE”.
In the last two and half decades, Caritas Kotido Diocese has worked mainly in the areas of social
economic development and emergency humanitarian response, particularly targeting poor
farmers, pastoralists, women, youth, people living with HIV/AIDS, as well as orphaned and
vulnerable children. Caritas Kotido Diocese operates in Kotido, Abim and Kaabong Districts with a
total area of 13,245 Sq. Km with a population of 457,222 (UBOS, 2014). Caritas Kotido Diocese works
through a network of structures and registered community groups in North Karamoja. The major
projects of focus are on livelihoods, food and nutrition security, governance, HIV and AIDS, gender
based violence, WASH, Disaster Risk Management/Climate change adaptation, environmental
conservation and ecosystem restoration, reduction of violence against women, child protection,
humanitarian assistance, Resilience building, women & youth skilling, economic empowerment
and Justice and Peace.
The vision of Caritas Kotido is to “have a self-reliant, just and peaceful community with
sustainable livelihoods and social services.
The mission is “To empower communities through sustainable development programmes and
participatory planning and implementation focusing especially on the vulnerable.”
Caritas Kotido has signed an agreement with Oxfam International (with funding from IKEA
Foundation) to implement a one-year project on Enhancing Local and National Humanitarian
Actors (ELNHA) in Kotido and Kaabong Districts. The project Goal is to contribute to strengthening
the capacity of District Local Governments and Local Non-Governmental Actors to respond to
humanitarian action in Kotido and Kaabong Districts of North Karamoja.
In order to effectively implement the project activities, Caritas Kotido Diocese is seeking to recruit
a qualified and competent individual to fill up the position below.
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-ELNHA
Reports to: Head of M&E Unit
Duty Station: Kotido
Duration: Five months.
Works closely with: Project team & administration.
Job Purpose
To directly monitor and evaluate ELHNA project activities in Kotido and Kaabong Districts in liaison with the Project Manager and project team.

Key responsibilities
Design and lead regular capacity-building initiatives a
  • cross the local and national humanitarian actors, ensuring that personnel are able to use M&E systems to assess progress, identify challenges/opportunities and take appropriate action.
  • Participate in the baselines, mid-term and end of term evaluations of the project in accordance with the LEAP framework.
  • Monitor project implementation and progress by use of qualitative, quantitative and participatory approaches in data collection from stakeholders.
  • Support project team and local and national actors to design and lead participatory research initiatives.
  • To perform specific duties and functions as assigned by the supervisor/management.
  • Oversee all monitoring and reporting systems in the ELNHA project.
  • Coordination of information collection, compiling and reporting.
  • Dissemination of evidence-based learning to stakeholders.
  • Oversee development, support and maintenance of relevant project database.
  • Support project team through coordination of data collection and analysis processes as required.
  • Contribute to the set-up of project’s monitoring framework and ensure monitoring of the project’s M&E matrix.
  • Work with local and national actors and district stakeholders to lead the implementation
    of appropriate humanitarian programming and response actions.
    Qualifications and experience
  • Bachelor degree in either Statistics or quantitative economics or Monitoring and
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in development or humanitarian programming.
  • Experience in training and providing capacity-building support on M&E.
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills with experience in preparing reports for donors and other
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent financial management skills, including experience of managing and reporting on
  • Excellent IT skills, including experience with packages such as Access, EpiInfo and SPSS etc.
  • Experience in working with Faith-based organizations or NGOs.
  • Possession of a valid Riding/Driving permit is a must.

Skills, knowledge and competence
  • Leadership skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Excellent Computer Skills
  • Self-Motivated individual
  • Working with minimum supervision
  • Creativity and innovativeness.
Job application procedure
Qualified candidates for the above posts, should send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae, certified academic documents (transcripts & certificates) and other relevant work experience documents to;
The Secretary SSD Board,
Kotido Catholic Diocese,
P.O BOX 55,
Kotido -Uganda.
Submission deadline: 14th June 2018, before 5.00 pm.
1. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
2. Canvassing for support will lead to automatic disqualification.
3. Ensure your academic documents are certified before submission of your application.