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Regional Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer Job at Right To Play - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

Jobs at: Right To Play

Vacancy title: 
Regional Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Deadline of this Job: May 15th 2013
Job details: BACKGROUND

Right To Play is an international humanitarian organization that uses specially-designed sport and play programs to improve health, build life skills, and foster peace for children and communities affected by war, poverty, and disease.

Working in both the humanitarian and development contexts, Right To Play has projects in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. Right To Play is a global-scale implementer of Sport for Development and Peace programs and takes an active role in driving research and policy development in this area and in supporting children’s rights. To learn more about us, please visit: We are seeking suitable candidates to fill two positions within our East and Southern Africa (EASA) Regional Office – located In Kampala, Uganda. The EASA Region includes Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Burundi, with a small pro­gram in Kenya.

Regional Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer


As part of the Regional Leadership team, the Regional Monitoring. Evaluation and Learning Officer (HMEO) will be part of a Regional Technical and Advisory Team that supports the Country Office managers, M&E Officers, and partners to strengthen a culture and practice of monitoring and evaluation for continuous improvement The RMEO will provide technical leadership and support all Monitoring, Evaluation. Reporting and Learning (MERL) activities in the East and Southern Africa (EASA) Region of Right To Play (RTP).

The RMEO will work in collaboration with the global M&E team In the Toronto Headquarters and report to the Deputy Regional Director.

Key Result Areas

· Ensure timely and accurate reporting of outputs by updating and maintaining the organization’s Quarterly Data system; analyzing regional data, and sharing regular regional dashboard reports

· Conduct periodic country technical assistance trips to support and oversee the quality of data collection processes and data management systems

· Lead the regional implementation of the M&E database

· Inform continuous program improvement by integrating key M&E best practices into regional program planning and design dialogues and initiatives.

· Serve as principal evaluate for major baseline and needs assessment studies, while supporting country teams in routine needs assessments and baselines.

· Provide ongoing mentorship and technical support for M&E officers in Right To Play East and Southern African countries.

· Lead regional M&E Trainings with country program and M&E staff/partners to enhance monitoring, learning and information sharing.


· Required (must have): University Degree in social sciences, international development or a related Held

· Applied training in evaluation methodologies and analysis

· Desired (asset): Masters degree in International development, community development, public policy, business administration or a related field


· Candidates should possess 2-4 years practical experience developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems

· 1-2 years practical experience working in child/youth development progress in a similar content.

· Experience developing and implementing results-based management.

· Strong written communication and presentation skills, presenting evaluation findings through a variety of mediums—reports, dashboards, webinars

· Fluency in English (written and verbal).

Experience: 2
Job application procedure 
If you are interested in any position please send a cover latter and resume to with the position title and your name in the subject line by May 15th 2013, to view this job posting in greater detail please visit the Careers section of our website.

While we thank each candidate for applying, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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