Title:     Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator (full-time)

Duty Station: Kampala

Reports to: Country Director

  1. About the SRHR Alliance Uganda

The Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Alliance Uganda is a consortium of organizations that stand for and promote young people’s SRHR. The SRHR Alliance Uganda is comprised of organizations with strong niche, expertise, and experience in key aspects of SRHR programming for vulnerable and marginalized groups of adolescents and young people. Our work is geared towards ensuring that all young people have access to high-quality and friendly SRHR information and services within a supportive environment.

 

In order to strengthen the quality of outcomes from projects implemented by the SRHR Alliance and her partners, the Secretariat has been very keen on knowledge management through development of an appropriate framework for the effective monitoring and evaluation of programmes.

 

It is on this basis that the SRHR Alliance Uganda are seeking the services of qualified candidates to fill the position of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator based in Kampala.

 

  1. Job Purpose

The MEL Co-ordinator shall be responsible for providing expertise in project Monitoring and Evaluation, planning and methodology, participating in and providing support to project design activities including development of project theories of change and strategic frameworks (Results Frameworks, Log Frames) as well as determine performance and impact indicators and targets. He/She shall lead the function of the M&E department.

 

  1. Key Areas of Responsibilities:
  • Lead and strengthen the Monitoring and Evaluation department for the SRHR Alliance
  • Lead the operationalization of the M&E policy framework
  • Develop and implement the organization Monitoring and Evaluation plan
  • Supervise and guide personnel affiliated to the MEL department
  • Lead the Monitoring, Research and Learning capacity building of the Alliance and its members
  • Conduct regular field monitoring visits to track the progress of existing project activities
  • Develop, test, and disseminate monitoring and data collection tools
  • Support the monitoring of project activities
  • Lead and supervise all report writing activities Alliance events and activities.
  • Document the SRHR Alliance Uganda’s best practices and Results from project implementation.
  • Contribute to resource mobilization activities: Participate in writing and submission of all concepts/proposals for the SRHR Alliance Uganda and its partners
  • Support in providing data and making presentation for pitching to partners
  • Lead the documentation of learning and operational research activities for project.
  • Develop and ensure the approval of the SRHR Alliance Uganda Research policy
  • Conduct the Annual SRHR operational Research to inform the direction on SRHR in the country
  • Work with local and foreign academic institutions to support research for Masters and PhD students.
  • Have at least two (2) research papers published in a peer reviewed journal or presented at national and international conferences
  • Develop an e-Resource Centre for the Alliance to support knowledge management and learning; Preparing presentations, videos, photos and reading materials to promote SRHR Alliance Uganda’s work in collaboration with relevant departments/staff.
  • Support the development of a MEL system for the SRHR Alliance Uganda
  • Supervise data entry and the maintenance of the MEL system
  • Develop a dashboard that provides a snapshot of projects performance to be reported on monthly basis.
  • Support Senior Management Team with quality assurance processes, tools, and capacity building for specific staff, partners and donors
  • Any other duties as requested by the Supervisor.

 

  1. Required Qualifications and Experience
  • Holder should be a holder of a Master’s degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Business Administration, and Development Studies or related fields from a chartered university or recognized academic institution.
  • Post graduate qualification in the field of Project Management, Public Health, Monitoring and Evaluation and related fields are desired
  • At least 4-year experience of working in the field of program monitoring, research, evaluation and reporting within the NGO sector.
  • Experience of working with the NGOs in the SRHR or health sector is desirable

 

  1. Required Skills and Competencies
  • Project management skills: ability to plan activities, develop concept notes and budgets, report writing skills, M&E, research, and analytical skills
  • Administrative and organizational skills; good level of computer literacy; fluent in English
  • Interpersonal skills – articulate, tactful, and diplomatic.
  • Written communication skills; preferably in English
  • Organizational and time management skills to meet tight deadlines; ability to work well under pressure and with little to minimal supervision.
  • Budgeting and financial skills.
  • IT skills – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Flexible/team player

 

  1. Terms of Employment
  • The position will be full-time
  • Duration of appointment is one year with a possibility of extension contingent upon performance and availability of funds.
  • The position is based in Kampala with regular up country and international travels

 

  1. Required Personal Competence
  • Very knowledgeable on the latest trends of SRHR in Uganda and globally,
  • A commitment to human rights issues and meaningful engagement and participation of young people.
  • Open-minded to ideas and people; willing to listen, learn and unlearn
  • Willing and able to travel within the country.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work on own initiative; flexibility and ability to work in a team and a good sense of humour.
  • Candidates already working with Alliance partners are encouraged to apply.

 

  1. Application Procedures

Interested individuals may submit their applications by email to the address provided below. The application should include.

  1. 1-page cover/Motivation letter
  2. 3-paged CV.
  3. 3 Referees

The application should be addressed to the Human Resource and Administration Officer and clearly labelled application for the position of: “Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator”.  The application should be sent to email: info@srhrallianceug.org

  1. Submission Deadline

All applications should be received by close of business on 04th March 2024.

Important to note: The SRHR Alliance Uganda is an equal opportunity employee; persons with disabilities as well as female candidates are encouraged to apply,

 

Disclaimer: The SRHR Alliance does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agencies,