Title: Coordinator Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting (PME&R) (1 position) job at Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

 Title: Coordinator Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting (PME&R) (1 position)

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.

Full job descriptions is below and you can get the  application template from here

Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; vacancies@redcrossug.org or hand delivered, and or by post to:

The Secretary General,

Uganda Red Cross Society,

Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,

P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Email: vacancies@redcrossug.org

Closing date for receipt of the applications is 28th September 2020 at 5.00 p.m.

Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

TitleCoordinator Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting (PME&R) (1 position)
GradeUR 3
ReportsSecretary General
DurationFour (4) Years 
DateSeptember 2020

Job Purpose:

The role of the Coordinator Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting will be to provide technical leadership, oversight and strategic direction in the implementation of systems for planning, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of the URCS strategy. 

The Coordinator Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting will also provide technical leadership to develop project framework, plans and indicators to capture performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities. He/ She will supervise and manage the M&E team to design and implement project M&E activities, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into project implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes. He/ She will also be responsible for documenting and disseminating project successes and challenges to URCS.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Provide overall leadership to the organization in the development of planning, monitoring and evaluation systems and processes for programs and projects in line with URCS M&E requirements, Donor requirements, and the URCS Strategic plan;
  2. Oversee the development and implementation of the Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) to capture project performance and results, including routine service delivery data reporting, baseline and end line assessments, and all monitoring for process and outcome evaluations
  3. Develop, review information and knowledge systems; and manage shared content with both internal and external stakeholders in line with open information policy and other organizational policies and procedures
  4. Monitor and enforce URCS department, staff, branches and partners compliance to URCS M&E Standards and donor requirements;
  5. Lead and provide technical assistance in documentation and reporting in all programs, projects and selected case stories and models and integration of lessons learnt into future programming, project planning and fundraising;
  6. Build the capacity of staff and partners in development and implementation of Planning, M&E systems in line with the URCS strategy and policies;
  7. Manage development, performance and motivation of staff in the PMER Unit line with URCS Human Resources policy;
  8. Develop, lead the implementation, monitoring of and reporting on the performance of URCS-Corporate systems and strategy of knowledge management in line with URCS’ knowledge management priorities;
  9. Lead the consolidation of strategic and periodic plans as well as corporate organization reports in line with planning and reporting processes;
  10. Coordinate implementation of M&E tools, including training and support for relevant project staff and volunteers on M&E tools, data collection and analysis, basic surveying and sampling techniques and support data analysis and usage;
  11. Create and maintain a robust data and analytics program that provides timely and relevant data to stakeholders across the organization to promote learning, improve grant processing time, and systemize internal communications;
  12. Ensure all grants have updated work-plan and performance management plan (PMPs) in tandem with the grants requirements;
  13. Take the lead in monitoring timely local grants closure – engaging both finance and program staff well in advance of closure deadlines and advising on issues related to staffing, disposition and reporting.

Minimum qualifications, working experience and competencies:

Education Qualifications


  1. Minimum Master’s Degree preferably in Statistics, Economics, Demography, Project Planning and Management, Health Information Science or a related field that has a bias in planning, data management/analysis from a reputable institution;
  2. Bachelors’ Degree in Statistics, Economics, Demography,  Project Planning and Management, Health Information Science or a related field that has a bias in planning,  data management/analysis from a reputable institution from a reputable institution; 
Essential Experience


  1. Minimum 5 years relevant experience in Planning, M&E or in implementation of humanitarian and development projects from a reputable international funding institutions, international  and national humanitarian  organizations;
  2. Participatory approaches and methodologies 
Essential Knowledge


  • data analysis and reporting skills
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Analytical Skills
  • Training
  • Dang of Trainers (ToT)
  • Monitoring and evaluation
Essential Skills


  • Team Leadership
  • Proven integrity
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Corporate reporting and report -writing
  • Networking, alliance building and stakeholder management
  • Team building and management

Download application template from here


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