Senior M & E Manager – PlayMatters

at Mercy Corps
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 7, 2021
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Report to RMEL Advisor about progress against approved workplans and budgets through formal and informal debriefings, annual and semi-annual reports.
Maintain open communication with partner counterparts and country level staff to assure coherence and reasonable sequencing of work.
Collaboration and accountability with external stakeholders

Establish and maintain solid cooperation with partner organizations as we design and refine the monitoring and evaluation framework
Collaborate with the regional project team Sr Research Manager, partners, governments, and other humanitarian actors in developing methods to understand if and how early childhood and primary education inclusive of learning through play activities that are feasible and useful in humanitarian settings.
Key Working Relationships

Position reports to: RMEL Advisor, PlayMatters

Position supervises: TBD

Other internal and/or external contacts

Internal: IRC country program staff; Regional staff such as Research, Communications and Advocacy; other technical units within IRC (Education, Health, Violence Prevention and Response, Economic Recovery and Development, Governance, Gender Equality)

External: IRC Research & Innovations leadership, War Child Holland; Innovations for Poverty Action; Behavioral Insights Team; host government officials; other consortium partner organizations; community representatives.

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, or related field.
At least 5-10 years of progressive, relevant work experience. Important that work experience demonstrates technical skills, management skills, operations experience, as well as an understanding of humanitarian contexts.