Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job at Penal Reform International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Penal Reform International

Deadline of this Job:
20 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 03, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Description for Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Main Purpose of the Job
To maintain and improve the quality and impact of PRI’s work by ensuring that project proposals include a log-frame and a monitoring framework to measure results; and by maintaining and strengthening our monitoring and evaluation tools and systems for assessing the impact and value for money of all our work - including projects, training, information resources and advocacy activities.

Main Responsibilities
Working in liaison with Africa office and head office colleagues to:
1) Contribute to the development of new projects by advising on appropriate theories of change, log frames, measurable outcomes and indicators;
2) Maintain and keep under review current monitoring, evaluation and institutional learning systems and processes, proposing changes where appropriate;
3) Advise on best practice for evaluation, measurement of results and value for money, and share the learning across the organization;
4) Develop PRI’s set of tools and documents to promote cross-organisational learning
5) Develop the capacity of staff and partners in the monitoring and evaluation of programmes and projects;
6) Ensure PRI’s organizational learning strategy and tools are integrated in all PRI- Africa office activities, and oversee and advise on the implementation of PRI’s learning strategy and action plan

Further Information
The balance of these tasks may vary according to the requirements of PRI at any particular time, as determined by the Regional Director. In a spirit of co-operation and shared responsibilities, PRI staff members may be required on occasion to take on work outside the specifics of the job description.

Person Specification
Job title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

• Educated to degree level statistics, Quantitative economics, Economics, social sciences or related field. (Essential)
• Experience of working in international grant-funded NGO for at least 3 - 4 years' experience in monitoring and evaluation of Humanitarian or development programs or in the fields of research. (Essential)
• Experience of developing theories of change, log frames, indicators, and outcome/impact measurement (Essential)
• Experience of working with local partners (Essential)
• Experience of monitoring and evaluating programmes (Essential)
• Experience in quantitative and qualitative data analysis (Essential)
• Experience of writing and presenting reports and briefings (Essential)
• Experience in using value for money and full cost recovery concepts (Desirable)
• Experience of designing systems and tools (Desirable)
• Experience of training and mentoring staff (Desirable)

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge
• Knowledge of current good practice in MEL methodologies (Essential)
• High level of IT competence, including Excel, PowerPoint and web-based tools e.g. Survey monkey (Essential)
• Fluency in written and spoken English (Essential)

Personal Qualities
• Excellent inter-personal skills, including a collaborative approach to resolving issues (Essential)
• Self-motivation, high level of initiative and sense of responsibility (Essential)
• Strong commitment to human rights and PRI aims (Essential)
• Commitment to the continuous improvement in the quality of PRI’s work (Essential)
• Good understanding of and commitment to gender and cultural sensitivity (Essential)
• Willingness to service own work (Essential)
• Willingness to work out of office hours occasionally when necessary (Essential)
• Ability to travel occasionally during the year (Essential)

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure
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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 20 August 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 03-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-08-2065
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