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Deadline of this Job: 26 August 2022
Position Title: Project Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Manager
Duty Station: BRIDGE project Kampala, Uganda, with regular field travel
Contract Terms: 2 years renewable
Reporting to: Country Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager
Management Responsibility: BRIDGE Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability Officers

Position Summary:
The Project MEAL Manager is a project-based role that reports and works closely with the Country MEAL Manager. S/he will lead the development, management, and maintenance of a comprehensive and functional MEAL system to successfully measure the progress and impact of the BRIDGE project.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Lead M&E capacity building, by deepening the understanding and use of Theory of change and result frameworks among project leadership, implementing teams, young people, and other stakeholders to support result-based mobilization, implementation, and evidence-based reporting.
• Lead in the development, adaptation, and utilization of appropriate MEAL tools, including mobile data collection, and databases management for effective performance indicator monitoring and feedback provision to staff and stakeholders.
• Lead the development of integrated annual monitoring plans in consultation with program staff and ensure regular monitoring of activities and outputs takes place in all locations of the project, with regular data quality verification and validation
• Spearhead the planning and execution of data collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of the project's assessments and evaluations.
• Joint reviews with participating young people and internal staff are a key component of this, for ownership and responsiveness.
• Generate updates on key performance indicators in the indicator tracking sheet and coordinate the implementation of quality assurance and control systems to ensure data accuracy, validity, and integrity.
• Support the project team and partners on conducting evaluative youth space engagements for lessons learned and impact story capture and ensuring, along with the project director, that lessons learned are integrated into project design and implementation and budgets on a going concern basis.
• Together with the Project Director, review all project write-ups(including concepts) and partners' progress reports to ensure compliance to results framework and donor reporting requirements


• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Education, International Development, Quantitative Economics, or Statistics, or other related courses.
• Post-graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
• Minimum of five (5) 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 Result Frameworks as tools and approaches to guiding project implementation and reporting.
• Good understanding and demonstrated experience in using and promoting on-line 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

Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2022
POSITION: Planning Officer (1 POSITION)
Location: Headquarters Kampala Supervisor: Coordinator Policy and Planning.
Salary Scale: NFA 4
Terms of Employment: Three (3) year contract (Renewable)

Job summary: To collect, analyze and process statistical data and information for planning, budgeting, reporting and policy development.

Responsibilities and tasks
• Prepare statistical, budget and performance reports.
• Initiate the preparation and formulation of annual estimates of income and expenditure and operating plans.
• Collect and analyze data relevant for planning and budgeting purposes.
• Liaise with department and unit heads to provide input for NFA’s long term plans.
• Participate in formulation and review of Forest management plans for respective the CFR’s.
• Prepare planning and reporting guidelines for the Institution.
• Support monitoring and evaluation activities.
• Prepare quarterly and annual budget performance reports.
• Contribute to income generating and sustainability initiatives of NFA.
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, work experience and interpersonal attributes/competences
• Bachelor’s degree (Honors) in Economics or Commerce from a reputable institution.
• Minimum of three (3) years working experience in a similar or related position.
• Minimum of thirty (30) years of age.
• Planning and coordination skills.
• Concern for quality, standards and accountability.
• Records and information management.
• Excellent writing and result oriented.

Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2022
POSITION: Coordinator Monitoring And Evaluation (1 POSITION)
Reports to
: Director Policy and Planning
Duty Station: Headquarters Kampala
Salary Scale: NFA 3
Terms of Employment: Three (3) year contract (Renewable)

Job summary
: To develop and implement an effective monitoring and evaluation system for the Organization.

Responsibilities and tasks:
• Develop and implement an effective monitoring and evaluation framework and system for the Organization.
• Regularly undertake midterm and end of term evaluations of the Strategic Plan, General Management Plans and other plans.
• Develop monitoring and evaluation tools.
• Monitor the implementation of Top Management and Board of Trustees decisions.
• Develop capacity of staff to effectively participate in monitoring and evaluation processes.
• Prepare and submit quarterly and annual performance reports.
• Develop and implement income generation initiatives and sustainability plans for NFA.
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, work experience and interpersonal attributes/competences:
• A Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Economics, Statistics, Natural Resource Management, Business Administration or Social Sciences (with Economics and/or Social Administration) from a reputable institution.
• Master’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation or in any of the above related field is a requirement.
• Minimum of five (5) years working experience in a related field of which 3 years should be at a managerial or senior supervisory level.
• Minimum of thirty five (35) years of age.
• Good leadership, management and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent planning, analytical and presentation skills.
• Excellent communication and reporting skills.
• Team building and organizational skills.
• Conservation planning skills.
• Finance and human resource management skills.
• Knowledge of GIS and statistical analysis skills.

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