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Thursday 17 October 2013

Advisor Monitoring and Evaluation jobs opportunity in Uganda at Uganda Land Alliance

Job Title: Advisor Monitoring and Evaluation
Recruiter Uganda Land Alliance (ULA)
Location  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Director Policy and Advocacy

About ULA:
Uganda Land Alliance is a consortium of International and National NGO’s and Individuals focusing on land, promotion of land rights and protecting the interests of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized through “Enhancing civic participation in land governance and resource management country wide.”

Key Roles
The Advisor Monitoring and Evaluation will develop and maintain effective systems for the monitoring and evaluation of all ULA’s work, to analyse the output of this evaluation and present the findings to a variety of audiences and in a format most suitable for that audience.
Generate background research on the context of the organisation’s work in relation to relevant policy and practice in the four nations, and the work of other organisations making grants to individuals, and to keep this work updated as the context changes.

Work with field staff, project managers and directors to establish, and then periodically review, clearly defined and measurable outcomes for each programme or projects ULA undertakes.
Work with the field staff and project teams, and IT support, to establish, and then periodically review, systems for capturing data that allow progress against the greed outcomes to be measured.
Set the standard of data capture required within the organisation, and ensure that field staff are capturing the required data and consistently meeting the data quality standards.
Undertake qualitative and quantitative surveying that provides information in addition to that captured by field teams, as required.
Take the lead in producing data and analysis on the impact of ULA’s work to be included in the organisation’s Annual Report, and any other impact reports that are suitable for a variety of internal and external audiences.
Generate data in a format agreed with the Directors for fundraising and marketing and for reports to donors or supporters, or in the production of funding applications and bids.

The applicant should hold a Degree level qualification in social research techniques, or equivalent relevant experience.

 Skills and Experience:
Demonstrable experience of both qualitative and quantitative social research techniques in a work environment.
Excellent communications skills, proven both in writing and verbally.
Excellent and proven research skills.
Experience of commissioning research from third parties, to meet agreed objectives.
Proven IT skills, with experience of developing, maintaining and manipulating large databases and using other analytical tools for research purposes.
A Good knowledge of monitoring and evaluating the NGO sector.
Highly developed analytical skills, with the ability to apply creative solutions to complex problems.
Ability to work independently and as part of a small team.
Ability to be highly organized, in order to manage and prioritize workload.
Ability to create effective and efficient systems for gathering and analyzing complex data.
Ability to work collaboratively, while taking a leadership role.
Excellent interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with Uganda Land Alliance, ULA, meet the above specifications, should send their applications together with their Curriculum vita, copies of the academic transcripts and testimonials. Support letters from three referees who will be available to ULA for a background check on the applicant should be submitted with the application to the address below:
The Executive Director
Uganda Land Alliance
Plot 29; Plot 1521 Mawanda Road, Kamwokya,
P.O. BOX 26990 Kampala-Uganda
Email: ula@ulaug.org
Deadline: 23rd October, 2013