Deadline of this Job:
20th Feb 2013
For over seventy years, ChildFund International has provided support to deprived,
excluded and vulnerable children to have the capacity to improve their lives and
opportunities to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and
positive change to their communities. We promote societies whose individuals and
institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of
children. Our core commitment is child- centered change that will ensure healthy
and secure infants, educated and confident children, and youth who are skilled
and engage meaningfully in the affairs and decision making processes within their
Exciting Career Opportunity
ChildFund Uganda is working in over 36 districts to develop the capacities of local
community based organizations to be able to mobilise resources and implement
programs that improve the well-being of deprived, excluded and vulnerable
ChildFund Uganda seeks to recruit a suitably qualified, self-driven, result-oriented,
motivated team player who can work flexibly as Project Officer, Monitoring &
Purpose of Position & Job Summary:
The Project Officer, M&E will be part of the Area team that will lead, design,
implement projects and programs, document lessons learnt, build community
capacities, provide technical support, mentoring of community volunteers, monitor
and evaluate sustainable community development programs that champion
Key Result Areas:
Review the project implementation plan and develop monitoring and evaluation
framework for the project with a focus on enabling the measurement of progress
and tangible positive impacts of the project to the children and targeted
Develop a database for storing and analysis of monitoring and evaluation data.
Support and train Project staff and community members in the collection of
baseline and monitoring data before commencement of project interventions and
Ensure regular project reporting requirements are being adhered to by the
Analyze collected data on a regular basis, provide statistics to support the
monthly progress reports on each component and assess and evaluate progress
against project objectives looking at data for relevance of interventions, efficiency
Develop constructive recommendations for project interventions or other
adjustments as necessary, both in the immediate term and longer-term for better
Build capacity among project staff and in the community to think and approach
the project in a ‘results-based’ manner; collect and analyze data so that the project
can clearly show change, outcomes and impact.
Ensure that M&E data collection captures and mainstreams protection
considerations across all project components and identify gaps for future
Together with the Project Officers develop and disseminate strategies and
methodologies for proper project implementation .and work plans, training modules
and project reports.
Report on work plan progress as required.
Provide guidance as necessary and conduct regular quality control reviews of
Provide effective representation of the organization interest among the partners
and network stakeholders.
A Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Social Sciences, or
related field (A post Graduate Diploma in M&E or Project Management will be
At least 3 years of experience with humanitarian work with an international
At least 3 years of implementing impact monitoring and evaluation activities
At least 2 years of experience in conducting baseline surveys, participatory
community M&E training and data collection
Strong networking, and coordination skills
Proficient in use of computers (MS Word, Excel, Acces, Powerpoint).
Database software (STATA, Epi Info) knowledge is required.
Good knowledge of English and ability to summarize information and write
Ability to travel to field locations within the programme area as-required.
Job application procedure
The National Director ChildFund International Uganda Plot 71/72, Namirembe
Road P.O. Box 3341, Kampala Uganda.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
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