Research and Evaluation officer job at Bodmando Consulting Group
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Vacancy title:
Research and Evaluation officer

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Bodmando Consulting Group

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, April 25 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kagoma , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, April 11 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:

Location: Head office in Kagoma, Wakiso district
Department: Evaluation unit
Post Level: Staff
Languages Required: English
Starting date: May 2024

About Bodmando Consulting Group
Bodmando Consulting Group is a registered international development and humanitarian consulting enterprise headquartered in Wakiso district, Central Uganda but with a team of 15 field staff spread across East and West Africa, South Asia and the MENA region. We are a women led research institution that designs innovative solutions to tackle poverty, health inequities, gender inequality and social injustice. Our expertise is built on the premises of systems thinking, human centred design and intersectionality. Bodmando’s technical services include Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, Policy, Strategy and Programme Design, Institutional Strengthening, Capacity Building and Development of Toolkits. Our research team is composed of multidisciplinary staff with a technical background in several thematic areas including two programme managers who oversee our global operational activities. Bodmando is sensitive to Gender Equality and Social Inclusion and in this regard, over 60% of our staff are women.

Bodmando researchers have supported several projects in over 16 countries across 4 continents through physical, remote and hybrid mechanisms. Our data assemblage and insight capabilities have enabled the generation of evidence that has transformed the lives of marginalized communities. We have a global presence with a strong network of several civil society organisations including community-based organisations, international NGOS, national NGOs, governments, donors, the private sector, and other development partners. Bodmando researchers are fluent in English and other languages e.g., Luganda, Kiswahili, Sign Language, French, Spanish, Arabic, & Hindi.

Our Values
• Feminism
• Integrity
• Collaboration and Partnership
• Quality

Back ground
Bodmando’s Evaluation Unit is seeking to recruit a research and evaluation officer to support the team in conducting evaluations across the thematic areas of focus. The research and evaluation officer will also manage teams of independent evaluation consultants to quality assure deliverables and shall also participate in business development activities.

The research and evaluation officer’s responsibilities shall include:
• Manage teams of independent evaluation consultants to ensure assignments are completed within time and quality expectations.
• Support the training of data collectors in correct interpretation of research tools, Bodmando’s safeguarding policies and ethical code of conduct.
• Supervise field enumerators during data collection through activities such as back checks, high frequency checks or spot checks.
• Carry out data quality assurance to ensure accurate, reliable and valid data is available for analysis.
• Participate in periodic meetings to provide updates to clients on the progress of research and evaluation assignments.
• Organize and take part in conducting of interviews, focus group discussions, or stakeholder consultation meetings amongst others.
• Support the drafting of inception reports, final evaluation reports and other deliverables.
• Participate in business development activities through writing of technical and financial proposals.
• Carry out any other duties as shall be assigned by the Global Programmes manager.

Selection criteria
Criteria Essential
Qualifications
• Master’s Degree in a relevant field such as Monitoring and Evaluation, Project planning and management, Social Sciences, Gender, Economics, Public Health and/or Development studies. A Master’s Degree is a MUST
• Knowledge and experience
• At least 5 years of experience in leading and conducting development evaluations
• Experience in using the Theory of change approach in evaluations.

Skills and attributes
• Strong quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills
• Strong workshop management skills
• Well-developed cross-cultural skills
• Stakeholder and team management skills
• Excellent report writing, communication and interviewing skills
• Effective prioritization and organizational skills with an ability to work under tight deadlines.
• Service oriented and of good team spirit

Other requirements
• Fluency in English

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure

Applicants are invited to send their expression of interest by submitting the following;
• A Cover letter and CV in pdf format but combined as one attachment
• A sample research report/technical proposal as a separate attachment
Send the above to hr@bodmando.org.  Female applicants are encouraged to apply.
Deadline is 25th of April 2024 but applications will be considered on a rolling basis

Equal Opportunity
Bodmando provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.
Caution to Applicants
Please note that Bodmando Consulting Group DOES NOT solicit/request for any money from applicants as part of the recruitment process and this comes with ZERO TOLERANCE. Job applications, interviews and contract awards are totally done FREE OF CHARGE. Please send an email to the executive director at executivedirector@bodmando.org in case anyone asks for money from you. We shall be able to guide you.
For any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at hr@bodmando.org


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Job Info
Job Category: Data, Monitoring, and Research jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, April 25 2024
Duty Station: Kagoma
Posted: 11-04-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-04-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-04-2067
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