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Urban Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

at IRC - International Rescue Committee
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 21, 2019
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency UGX


Job Title:Urban Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - readvertised

Sector: Protection and rule of law

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Programme and M&E Manager, the M&E Officer will be responsible for all M&E related program actions (Initiation, project start‐up, implementation and close‐out), providing technical M&E leadership for all program sectors with specific attention to data quality and use. S/he will assess and address the current M&E identified needs through system set up and technical support on data collection methods, data analysis, data quality assurance and result‐based management. S/he will also ensure that quality data collected is entered into a data platform; data analysis is completed by project teams and will play a key role in the process of reporting on the impact of the IRC program to relevant stakeholders. S/he will conduct frequent monitoring of activities to assess the quality of the program, M&E work, ensure understanding and compliance with M&E procedures and provide guidance and coaching to staff in project research activities. S/he will be part of a consortium team and will be required to work closely with other M&E staff from consortium partners to support joint activities and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

Support compilation of quantitative and qualitative data to showcase IRC’s protection and WPE programs, covering all program outcome areas.
Ensure forms, databases, and record keeping comply with international and IRC standards of working with GBV survivors/PSNs and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.
In close collaboration with the Coordinators and Programme Manager, lead the development of strong data collection tools and monitoring and evaluation plans for the program.
Develop and control user access permissions for each database according to program management specifications.
Ensure efficient systems in place for program staff to collect and compile relevant and concise information for routine project reports and occasional special reports as required.
Support the provision of technical training and capacity building in monitoring and evaluation to program staff.
Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by Program staff and to verify the accuracy of the data reported.


Ability to communicate sensitively and without judgment; good diplomatic and persuasion skills.
Ability to use good judgment when making decisions and to take accountability for decisions made.
Emotional maturity and stability to resolve conflicts in non-violent way and maintain appropriate boundaries.
Experience in continuous quality improvement processes.
Good report writing skills.
High standard of spoken and written English.
Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations.

Experience Requirements

At least 2 years’ experience in humanitarian or development settings with proven success in designing, implementing and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to close-out stages.
Advanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel, including creating tables and forms, trend analysis, using pivot tables, and charting/visualizing data, MS Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
Strong belief in and commitment to human rights and gender equality.

Education Requirements

University degree in social sciences (i.e. Computer science, gender studies, human rights, Statistics, etc.), postgraduate training in M&E is desirable