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Deadline of this Job: 15 August 2022

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 (IFRC). Uganda Red Cross implements lifesaving services across the country and would wish to invite applicants that meet job requirements for the vacant positions in our organisation. Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited.

Grade: UR 5
Reports: Manager Performance Monitoring
Evaluation and Reporting
Location: To be determined
Duration: To be determined

Job Purpose:
Under the strategic direction and supervision of the Manager Performance Monitoring Evaluation and Reporting (PMER), the Performance Monitoring Evaluation and Reporting (PMER) Officer will support the PMER unit in all matters related to Performance, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting. This includes regular monitoring visits to the project areas, as well as collection, consolidation and analysis of field monitoring data with respect to the M&E plan and log frame outcome and output indicators and activities. In addition, PMER Officer will be responsible for the preparation of monitoring reports as well as quarterly and interim narrative reports.

All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment. The full job descriptions and application forms can be viewed and downloaded from the jobs section of our website at  Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates.

Deadline of this Job: 13 August 2022
Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistant
Reports to: M&E Officer/ M&E Coordinator/Head of Office Rhino Camp/Imvepi
Duty station: Arua (Rhino Camp)
Travel: 75%
Duration and type of contract: Fixed term, 5 months
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Role and responsibilities
The following is a brief description of the position’s role.
Generic responsibilities
1. Assist in data collection methods and tools to support programs in needs assessment, baseline assessment, output and outcome monitoring and evaluation of the on-going projects.
2. Assist in data management, entry and analysis.
3. Ensure that a beneficiary accountability mechanism is in place and utilized.
4. Prepare and submit bi-weekly and monthly reports
5. Ensure proper filing of project documents and reports
6. Conduct routine monitoring and follow-up of project activities
7. Other activities agreed and discussed with M&E Officer

Specific responsibilities

1. Responsible for managing, recording, sharing, following up and consolidating community feedback about NRC’s interventions and ensuring community feedback is fed back into the project cycle management.
2. Work closely with the program teams, M&E to ensure all databases are updated at any one given time.
3. Responsible for data collection, entry and analysis
Critical interfaces
• Program staff
• Grants
• Data Collection teams

1. Professional competencies
Generic professional competencies for this position:
• University degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Information Systems Management, or related qualification. Additional training in M&E is an added advantage.
• At least 2 year of experience in an NGO preferably in humanitarian setting.
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders, mainly communities effectively.
• Ability to receive and handle confidential and sensitive information (highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential)
• Good knowledge ODK and other Mobile data collection Applications will be added advantage
• Extensive knowledge in Excel will be added advantage
• Computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel)
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal
1. Behavioral competencies
• Working with people
• Communicate with impact and respect
• Planning and delivering results
• Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
• Patient, flexible and creative
NOTE: Only Ugandan nationals qualify.

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

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