Senior Manager Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEAL)

at CWS
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted November 21, 2023
Category Management
Currency UGX


Senior Manager Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) -National /International Hire

Closing date November 30, 2023
Position Title: Senior Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEAL)

Reports To: Associate Director, Program Compliance

Supervises: MEAL Manager and Cultural Orientation Curriculum, Development, &

Evaluation Manager

Division: CWS Africa

Department: Programs

Team: Regional

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Grade Level: Grade 9, Level 2 Manager, National/International

Introduction: Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit, faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable solutions to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. CWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability or veteran status in employment or in the provision of services.

Primary Purpose:

The Senior Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) provides operational leadership and technical expertise to teams overseeing the goals and objectives that govern RSC Africa activities. This role supports evidence-based contextual analysis, strategic planning and implementation, decision making, performance management and risk management for learning and improvement. The Senior Manager, MEAL will build the capacity of the RSC through strengthening learning and knowledge sharing across RSC Africa, with CWS leadership, implementing partners, and the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (BPRM) at the U.S. State Department. They will also play a role in project development, including the preparation and management of the MEAL budget, and project design, overseeing the team that develops Cultural Orientation curricula in coordination with other RSCs, domestic Resettlement Agencies, and the Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange (CORE).

Key relationships:

Internal to CWS

RSC Director
Deputy Director, Program Implementation
Deputy Director, Program Development and Quality
Deputy Director of Administration
Associate Director, Program Compliance
Associate Director, Strategic Planning
Associate Director of RSC Programs - East and Southern Africa
Associate Director of RSC Programs - Great Lakes, West and Central Africa
Senior Manager, Data Analytics and Visualization
Associate Director for Refugee Processing

BPRM Program Officer
Refugee Coordinator
Resettlement Agencies
Working Environment

Office and/work from home environment.
Periodic travel to the field as may be required.
Core Job Responsibilities:

Leadership and Management (35%)

Participate in and provide input in strategic planning conversations to achieve RSC Program goals.
Engage in effective team management as per CWS expectations, including: ensure policies, procedures, and culture are understood and abided by; provide clear expectations, managing performance, yearly performance evaluations, and coordinating proper use of benefits; providing coaching and corrective action plans as needed; effective communication; maintaining accurate job descriptions; ensuring a safe and professional work place; and promoting safe-space, open door, and escalation policies.

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