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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, And Learning (MEAL) Officer, BRIDGE Project - Kamwenge

Closing: Aug 26, 2022

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Published: Aug 6, 2022 (6 days ago)

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Position summary:The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer will be responsible for coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of the BRIDGE project in their location of implementation. They will ensure proper data management and real time reporting to guide decision making during the project implementation. The MEAL Officer will also provide technical assistance to the project partners, particularly in relation to monitoring and reporting issues. They will ensure that the project activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Development Economics, Social Sciences, International Development, Statistics, Economics and Business statistics. Post-graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of three years progressive work experience in monitoring and evaluation and/or direct implementation of development programs with NGOs in at least one of War Child Canada’s programming sectors (education, livelihoods, justice), including youth entrepreneurship.
  • Good knowledge and demonstrated experience in use of theory of change and results frameworks as tools and approaches to guiding project implementation and reporting.
  • Good understanding and demonstrated experience in using and promoting digital or mobile data collection systems among users, including data analysis software.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with education or entrepreneurship programs for young people or Small and Medium Enterprises’ support in rural or urban areas is an added advantage.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good knowledge of programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation techniques and practices.
  • Familiarity with impact assessment an advantage.
  • Good moderation, facilitation, and training skills.
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of statistical computer software.
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in diversified environments.
  • Extremely flexible and accommodating in a difficult and sometimes insecure working environment.

Personal Attributes:

  • Affinity with War Child Canada’s mandate.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience and diplomacy.
  • Creative, energetic, adaptable, and flexible.
  • Stress-resilient to be able to cope with deadlines and complex problems.
  • Flexible and accommodating in a difficult and sometimes insecure working environment.
  • Strong team-oriented personality & previous experience working in a team environment


Responsibilities
Position summary:The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer will be responsible for coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of the BRIDGE project in their location of implementation. They will ensure proper data management and real time reporting to guide decision making during the project implementation. The MEAL Officer will also provide technical assistance to the project partners, particularly in relation to monitoring and reporting issues. They will ensure that the project activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Development Economics, Social Sciences, International Development, Statistics, Economics and Business statistics. Post-graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of three years progressive work experience in monitoring and evaluation and/or direct implementation of development programs with NGOs in at least one of War Child Canada’s programming sectors (education, livelihoods, justice), including youth entrepreneurship.
  • Good knowledge and demonstrated experience in use of theory of change and results frameworks as tools and approaches to guiding project implementation and reporting.
  • Good understanding and demonstrated experience in using and promoting digital or mobile data collection systems among users, including data analysis software.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with education or entrepreneurship programs for young people or Small and Medium Enterprises’ support in rural or urban areas is an added advantage.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good knowledge of programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation techniques and practices.
  • Familiarity with impact assessment an advantage.
  • Good moderation, facilitation, and training skills.
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of statistical computer software.
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in diversified environments.
  • Extremely flexible and accommodating in a difficult and sometimes insecure working environment.

Personal Attributes:

  • Affinity with War Child Canada’s mandate.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience and diplomacy.
  • Creative, energetic, adaptable, and flexible.
  • Stress-resilient to be able to cope with deadlines and complex problems.
  • Flexible and accommodating in a difficult and sometimes insecure working environment.
  • Strong team-oriented personality & previous experience working in a team environment



  • Work with the Project MEAL Manager to revise the project’s results framework, particularly in the areas of performance indicators and their measurement.
  • Work with program teams, partners, and M&E focal points to integrate M&E into ongoing project planning and implementation systems and ensure adherence to WCC M&E Minimum standards.
  • Take part in the development of appropriate monitoring, tracking, and reporting systems, tools and templates that enhance monitoring of project outputs and quality, generate quality evidence on project impact and promote the use of data for decision-making processes.
  • Work with the Project MEAL Manager to review partner M&E approaches, frameworks and management information systems and agree on any required changes, support, and resources.
  • Identify areas where technical support to project partners is required and organize training on M&E for partners as required.

Data Quality Assurance and Management

  • Conduct data quality checks with partners.
  • Undertake collection of primary and secondary data, and analysis to inform assessment for potential interventions in the target communities; special studies/operation research studies required to improve WCC- Uganda programs.
  • Conduct regular field visits to ensure all elements of the data system are being utilized effectively, assessing, and identifying breakdowns and areas that require clarifications and improvements.
  • Administer performance monitoring tools to track project indicators, in line with the project implementation and M&E plans.
  • Maintain the BRIDGE project/indicator M&E databases; as well as the project’s level beneficiary database aligned to the WCC – Uganda’s results framework.
  • Contribute to understanding of and support for mobile data collection hardware and software among project staff.
  • Provide training for and support to program staff to utilize the database for analysis of program information and results.
  • Work with the Project Manager and Finance Officer to develop, track and update the project risk register on a quarterly basis.
  • Work closely with the local government technical officers and partners to leverage use of the project’s information system; and the district/local government information management systems such as EMIS. (Education Management Information System)

Reporting and Learning

  • Together with the Project Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Manager – BRIDGE project, participate in the development, data collection and implementation of the BRIGDE project learning agenda.
  • Document best practices, lesson learned and success stories about BRIDGE’s project interventions in the areas of operation.
  • Support project progress reporting, and data collection for project assessments and evaluations.


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