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Technical Specialist/Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor - Uganda

  • Post-graduate education
  • Project, program management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

Abt Associates seeks a qualified Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor for USAID/Uganda’s Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN) Activity, which will aim to sustainably enhance the resilience of vulnerable households by increasing economic opportunities for poor households, improving nutrition with a focus on women and children, and strengthening community and local governance. The position will be based in Kampala, Uganda. We are looking for individuals who are committed to exceeding expectations and who strive to improve the lives of people worldwide.


Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor is responsible for overseeing ICAN’s performance monitoring system, conducting or overseeing related assessments and research, and providing capacity strengthening for partner organization in monitoring, data analysis, and data use. This may include, but is not limited to the following:

  1. Oversee all monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, including some evaluations that will employ rigorous methods that require primary data collection through surveys.
  2. Implement and continuously update ICAN’s Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP) and Quality Assurance and Surveillance Plan (QASP). This includes establishing baseline measures and periodic data collection using a variety of methods to report on results, inputs, outputs, and assumptions of the project.
  3. Develop a plan to verify data quality.
  4. Supervise all data collection, entry, and analysis. Provide guidance to Data Manager/CLA Analyst, M&E Officers based in Kampala, Kotido, Kitgum, and Kabale on data collection methodologies, tools, and techniques.
  5. Advise subcontractors and grantees on required monitoring data collection procedures.
  6. On an as-needed basis, provide data to USAID. Ensure all required monitoring data are entered into USAID’s reporting systems.
  7. With the Chief of Party, institutionalize learning and evaluating ICAN progress as part of routine operations and decision-making. Participate in and/or co-facilitate workshops for project staff, USAID, and key stakeholders to review and discuss progress and lessons learned, and brainstorm strategy and activity refinements.
  8. Other duties as required.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Data collection; Research planning; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Abt Associates

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

It was more than 50 years ago—on January 12, 1965—that Clark Abt started on his journey in a small Cambridge office to create a place where innovation, bold thinking and creativity could tackle the toughest social issues of the day. Almost 50 years later, Abt Associates has grown into a global company of more than 2,300 employees with offices around the world. Although the company has changed and grown far beyond its early days, one thing remains constant: Abt’s mission to improve the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide.

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