Jobs in Uganda - Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer) - Zonal Job at Education Development Center (EDC)

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer) - Zonal Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 19 February 2021

Hiring Organization: Education Development Center (EDC)

JOB DETAILS:
Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected EDC to implement the USAID Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. A 5-year activity with a goal for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The ICYD Activity is expected to achieve the following:
1. Children and youth have improved learning outcomes;
2. Children and youth are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments; and
3. Youth practice positive behaviors and are able to make informed decisions about their lives and relationships.
Working in partnership with Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (MGLSD), district and zonal officials, and other Ugandan goverment and civil society partners, ICYD will comprise a series of activities to support improved basic education for Ugandan children, address school-related and gender-based violence; facilitate enhanced child protection and support for vulnerable youth; provide support to HIV-affected orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and their caregivers/families and support HIV care and treatment outcomes in close collaboration with clinical and community structures. ICYD will also contribute to improved systems within the MoES and MGLSD to promote Early Grade Reading (EGR) and child protection.
EDC is currently hiring the following positions for the USAID ICYD Activity: .

Offices - Hoima, Mbarara, Wakiso/Kampala) The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer) will carry out monitoring and evaluation activities including data collection and reporting on project outcomes. The M&E Officer will oversee Zonal data collection, consolidate and analyze monitoring data and draft reports, conduct specific research activities, and conduct regular Data Quality Assessment (DQA). This position reports to the Senior Zone Manager and will work in close collaboration with the M&E Specialist in Kampala. This is a full-time position based at the respective ICYD zonal offices in Uganda


Job Skills: Not Specified


Selected Required Skills
• Bachelor's Degree in statistics, quantitative economics, social sciences or related field:
• Minimum of 5 years' experience with M&E systems, data collection, and reporting:
• Experience on development projects where research and data analysis skills have been applied, preferably in one or several of these sectors:
• OVC esp. PEPFARUSAID programs, basic education and/or youth development,
• Knowledge of Excel Power Query to clean, merge, pivot/ un-pivot and transform data preferred
• Ability to use both quantitative (eg.. SPSS, Stata, etc.) and qualitative (e.g. QDA Miner. NVivo) software for data analysis a plus.


Job Education: Not Specified


Job Experience: Not Specified

Application procedure

For all zonal based positions - Applicants must indicate which zonal office location they are applying for. Preference will be given to applicants residing in the district or neighboring districts of the respective ICYD Zonal office.
Applicants for all positions must have excellent written & verbal communication skills in English, familiarity with internationally-funded projects & experience working in Uganda
For more information, and to apply, please upload your resume to the appropriate position at https://go.edc.org/EDCUgandaJobs  no later than 19th February 2021.
Additional positions for the USAID ICYD activity are available through our partner, World Education/Bantwana, see positions here ( https://bantwana.org/about/join-us/  )
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please This announcement is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents of this notice are the sole responsibility of Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

Date Posted: 2021-02-10

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