Institute for Social Transformation
Deadline of this Job:
28th February 2013
Institute for Social Transformation (IST), Uganda
The Institute for Social Transformation (IST) is a non- profit organization
established in Uganda in 2006 to promote use of the Training for Transformation
(TfT) methodology in English speaking countries of Eastern Africa. To this effect it
is implementing projects aimed at building the capacity of partner organisations in
gender mainstreaming, transformative learning and collective action towards their
The Institute seeks the expertise of a consultant to incorporate an M&E component
in its projects.
The M&E officer will be answerable to the Executive Director, with the majority of
tasks to be undertaken in collaboration with the IST programme staff and the
Assessing the existing M&E needs and processes of IST
Work with IST staff on designing and developing the M&E system including
developing appropriate indicators and tools for data collection for the current
projects to enable IST use the information for decision making.
Ensure that performance questions, information needs, indicators and related
targets, methods, sampling procedure and reporting formats and procedures are
part of the M& E system. Ensure that these supplement and link to the existing
M&E processes of partner organisations.
Work closely with IST training teams to identify how they do their own M&E and
how this can be linked to project M&E in ways that are safe and appropriate.
Conduct monitoring and evaluation of programmes
Prepare reports on M&E findings, as required, working closely with IST staff.
In collaboration with the accountant, provide the Executive Director with
management information that she/he may require
Ensure that monitoring data are discussed with relevant IST staff and in a timely
fashion in terms of implications for future action.
Build the capacity of IST in M&E data collection, analysis, interpretation and
use for decision making.
Support IST staff in entering and analyzing project data, ensure quality
Document good practices/ case studies
Minimum of Master’s degree by coursework & research, community
development or social studies from a recognized University.
Up to date on theory and research in radical approaches to learning, gender
equality and leadership
A minimum of four (4) years working experience in monitoring and evaluation
work using statistical and participatory approaches
Proven high level writing skills in report writing
Demonstrated ability to use computer assisted software for data collection and
Excellent presentation skills.
Unquestionable integrity, self-motivation, team player, highly versatile, high-level
interpersonal and good communications skills and capability to work under tight
deadlines in a competitive environment.
Job application procedure
Applications should be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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