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Tuesday 25 March 2014

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager - Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development Uganda

Vacancy : Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Recruiting Company: ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country: Uganda

About ACTED:
ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a non-political and non-confessional international NGO food security, health promotion, economic development, education, microfinance, institutional support and regional founded in 1993 and headquartered in Paris, France. ACTED’s vocation is to save lives, assist vulnerable dialogue as well as cultural promotion. For its programs in Northern Uganda, Karamoja and Kampala, ACTED is looking populations and bring hope to those in need for a better future. ACTED is active in 20 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Central America and develops about 150 projects yearly in diversified activities such as emergency relief, food security, economic development, health promotion, education, microfinance, regional dialogue, institutional support as well as cultural promotion.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will primarily supervise Project Cycle Management.
He / she will also be responsible for drafting the Log frame in collaboration with the Reporting and Finance Departments

The jobholder will also be playing a proactive role in the drafting and the follow up of the PMF (tracking the Indicator Collection Plans throughout program implementation, and following up on project progress and delays);
Responsible for planning regular assessments: Appraisals, Monitoring and Evaluation missions; which should be executed either according to the Indicator Collection Plan (congruent with reporting deadlines) or following Coordination requests.

The most ideal candidate for the M&E Manager role should possess a University degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in Monitoring and Evaluation, Social sciences, demography, development studies.

 Skills and Experience:
Four or more years’ experience in Programme Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation. Impartiality, objectivity and confidentiality are imperative; without prior authorization assessment reports should not be shared and kept within the AMEU unit;
High degree of flexibility and adaptability are essential, as well as the ability to plan, take initiative and organize work independently.
Good knowledge and understanding the nature of the work carried out by programs is necessary for ensuring the relevancy and usability of the reports produced.
Therefore a proactive and self-motivated attitude towards gaining a good understanding of ACTED programs is essential;
Possess a willingness to learn and capacity to innovate: the AME-MANAGER must be inventive and eager to improve his or her own skills, and be capable to adapt, shape and develop tools best suited for ACTED’s activities;
The ideal candidates should exhibit high professionalism and confidence
Also be highly self-motivated, experienced and committed team players
Preferably, the candidates should be resident in the areas of the indicated duty stations

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications which  should include a cover letter, a detailed CV giving telephone numbers of three referees,( don’t attach any academic qualifications on all emailed applications). It is also important that you specifically address each of the Qualifications for a vacancy in your cover letter. The information you provide in your application must be clear and concise as it will be the basis for the selection of applicants for further assessment/interview. Applications that do not meet the above job requirements will be rejected. Please send your electronic applications to: uganda,jobs@acted,org.

Deadline: 4th April 2014