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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Reports to: Program Manager

The M&E Officer will   work   within   the   Programs unit headed by the Program manager (PM) and comprised of the capacity building unit, Protection and emergency support and Networking & Advocacy.

The  M&E  Officer will be  responsible for monitoring  and  evaluating initiatives, programs  and projects,  both  new  and  established,  providing  accountability  and  ensuring  efficiency  and success from start to finish.

S/he will be responsible for establishing, modifying and monitoring key  performance  indicators  to  report  and  record  physical  progress  for  specific  programs  and projects   within   all Programs   of the Coalition (capacity building  Protection and emergency  and Networking & Advocacy),  ensuring agreed deliverables are met.

S/he  also oversees regular project progress  reports and will  collaborate  with  the  Program manager  to  prepare any monthly,  quarterly  and  final  narrative  and  financial donors’ reports, working closely with Programs as well as with the Finance department.

Additionally,   working   along   the   Program  unit   Officers as  part  of  the  same  team,  s/he  will  need  to  be  flexible  in order to replace or work with other members of the team, as need be, on proposal/grants writing and set up,  follow  up  of  budget  and  indicators,  implementation  of  processes,  standard  operating procedures  and  acting  as  a  technical officer  in  the  organization  in  order  to  identify  procedures  to enhance, new initiatives to undertake, projects to support.

Primary Responsibilities:

Management of the M&E (within Programs unit)

  • Advise programe team by  delineating their responsibilities  by grant/project  specific in  order  to  support programmatic activities and   ensure  these are  monitored  and evaluated in  a  timely, efficient and effective matter.
  • Identify  the  M&E  training  needs  of  the  Program  team  and  work  with the  team and  other collaborators such as the capacity building officer  to plan and implement training that meets these needs.
  • Coach,  train,  and  mentor  technical officers  with  the  aim  of  strengthening  their  technical capacity,  exchanging  knowledge  within  the  M&E  team  and  providing  professional development guidance in conjunction with the Program manager
  • Coordinate  and provide  refresher  M&E  training  for  program  staff  as  needed,  with  the support of the Program manager and Executive leadership
  • Provide (or update) the organization and the Programs unit with a vision, framework and strategic plan for its M&E unit.
  • Lead all M&E initiatives within the Coalition’s Programs J/P HRO.
  • Lead all M&E initiatives for assigned grant(s)/project(s) including monitoring data quality,   tracking   the   progress   of   activities,   and   informing   staff   capacity   building initiatives.

Address your application letter and any supporting documents to:

The Executive Director,
National Coalition for Human Rights Defenders-Uganda
Plot 148 Ssemawata road, Ntinda-Kampala
Email: [email protected]

Deadline for application is 17th May 2019