|Date Posted||March 25, 2020|
Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitoring Evaluation and learning Expert
Under the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU), a Government of Uganda programme supported by the European Union (EU) and supervised by Office of the Prime
Minister, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has received a grant to implement an action, Building resilience to enhance food and nutrition security, incomes and health in Northern Uganda.
The three-year grant action will be implemented by a consortium of partners in seven districts of Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Otuke and Kwania in Lango sub-region, and Kapelebyong and Amuria in Teso sub-region.
IITA is one of the 15 Institutes of the CGIAR global research partnerships with headquarters in Ibadan Nigeria, and in Uganda, permanent offices are in Namulonge and Kampala
respectively. IITA is a not-for-profit International Research organization, whose focus is on transforming African agriculture through Agricultural Research for Development as well as
Partnership for Development and is governed by the Board of Trustees.
IITA Uganda is seeking to recruit a qualified person to fill the vacancy of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) officer for the DINU Project. The successful candidate will be based in Dokolo office – Lango sub region working in all the seven districts. The position will be for an initial period of two years renewable subject to availability of funds, a successful probation period and high performance throughout the implementation of the project.
• Take leadership in developing and implementation of overall project monitoring strategy including robust M&E tools and approaches
• Lead field-based activities including tool design and data collection, recruitment, training and supervise enumerators.
• Create and manage project database from all the result areas
• Regularly check and validate data quality with partners
• Work with the project manager to prepare project reports (monthly, quarterly and annual)
• Coordinate baseline, mid and end line surveys
• Perform routine project monitoring and evaluation for real time improvement and tracking progress on performance
• Support project partners to integrate monitoring and evaluation in their activities and train them on M&E requirements
A strong ability to work within a team under minimum supervision and deliver results.
A demonstrated understanding of Programming and budgeting processes of International donors and government of Uganda.
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
Ability to liaise with other project implementing multi-disciplinary teams
Ability to ride a motor bike with a valid driving license
Excellent communication skills in English and local language
Computer proficiency including MS Office (Word/ PowerPoint, advance excel skills and SPSS)
Ability to complete multiple tasks under pressure and meet deadlines
Past working experience in northern Uganda – Lango area is an added advantage.
• M&E working experience in an EU funded project
Advanced diploma in M&E is an added advantage