• Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:
    monitoring & Evaluation
  • Deadline:
    July 31, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION: MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING OFFICER, NAWAD
Background
National Association for Women’s Action in Development (NAWAD) is a voluntary non-governmental
women’s organization that was initiated by a group of women in 2009 and was legally registered in
2010. NAWAD is committed to promote a stable and peaceful society where women and girls access
equal rights in the different spheres of life. The organization focuses on the family and the crucial role
women play in their families, their communities and the development of Uganda as a nation. The main
goal of the organization is to promote the rights of women and girls especially in relation to sustainable
natural resource management and climate change social and economic right and governance, peace
and security.
NAWAD therefore seeks to recruit a highly skilled Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning officer who is
highly organised, motivated and responsible to help ensure the smooth and efficient delivery of the
NAWAD’s outputs. She/he must be passionate about women and girl’s rights. She/he must be ready
to demonstrates integrity by modelling the NAWAD’s values and ethical standards while promoting
its vision, mission, and strategic goals. The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning officer will support
NAWAD in diffract sectors of Monitoring and Evaluation.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Main Tasks & Responsibilities
• Develop the M&E plan for the Office and ensure the implementation of outcome and project
evaluations.
• Monitor and advise on the compliance of the NAWAD with the corporate planning and
performance monitoring tools including the periodic monitoring of dashboards and exceptions,
and identifies the remedial actions.
• Participate in the preparation and update the annual integrated work plan and consolidate the
Office reporting process on results.
• Develop suitable and innovative solutions and tools for improving project implementation;
• Implement and manage a monitoring system for the programme portfolio cycle and follow-up on
projects portfolio cycle phases.
• Perform quality control of project documentation, strategic products developed by projects and
midterm and final evaluation reports.
• Ensure project deadlines are met.
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• Provide project administrative support as needed.
• Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.
• Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.
Among other related tasks as assigned by the executive director.
Required skills
• University Degree in Statistics, Business management, Economics and any other related field
• A post graduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management and Planning
• At least three (3) years’ work experience in designing and implementation of Monitoring and
evaluation in development projects by NGOs.
• Experience in project cycle management (PMD Pro).
• Practical, hands-on skills in managing a Monitoring and Evaluation system including its review, tools
development, and Information management.
• Relevant experience in providing management advisory services, with hands-on experience in
design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects
• Strong communication skills, with excellent report writing skills.
• Experience in coaching and training;
• Experience and good knowledge of the usage of computers and office software packages (MS
Word, Excel, etc.)
• Genuine, valid Uganda riding permit is an added advantage, The MEL officer will be based at head
office with regular field visits.
How to Apply
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send applications, a motivation
letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic qualifications and three referees by email at
hr@nawad.co.ug not later than Friday 31st July 2020 at 5:00 Pm. Interviews will take place in
Kampala at NAWAD head office in Wakiso.
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified

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