M&E Officer (01 Position)

  • Contract
  • Uganda
  • Posted 2 months ago

Food for the Hungry

EXCITING CAREER

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. FH promotes practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with FH’s “Transforming Field Experience (TFE)” re-imagination initiative. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.

FH Culture:

All we do, and how we do it, seeks to promote God’s beauty, goodness, and truth in a broken world. As such, we are defined by our ability to make people’s lives measurably better; our ability to deliver impact is the measure of our collective success. For we know that we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God has already prepared in advance for us to do. At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of values called Heartbeat Values.

EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career openings below on a rolling basis;

Job Title: M&E Officer (01 Position)

Position Type: Full Time-National Staff

Location: Lamwo-Area Program

Reports to: Nutrition Project Coordinator

Contract Length: 6 Months with possibility of renewal

Start Date: July 2024 (To be shortlisted on rolling basis)

Job Summary

The MEAL Officer will be responsible for effective and high-quality planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and reporting of food for the Hungry Nutrition Project. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will also support analysis, and documentation, and facilitate the sharing of insights gained from learning experiences. The post holder will liaise closely with the partners who have established the overall monitoring, verification, and evaluation framework.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Key Result #1 – Set up a Robust Monitoring and Evaluation system.

Key Result #2 – Data Collection and Analysis

Key Result #3 – Program Monitoring and Report Writing

Key Result #4 – Personnel Management

Key Result #5 – Program Support

Key Result #6 – Coordination and collaboration

Education & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics and Public Health, Human nutrition, and Social Sciences, with specific Postgraduate training in Monitoring and Evaluation from a Recognized institution.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a similar role with NGOs preferably implementing Health and Nutrition related programs.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of World Food Program (WFP) funded projects and a good understanding of WFP reporting platforms like Partner Connect.
  • Good understanding of nutrition and health standard indicators plus experience implementing nutrition-focused projects.
  • Excellent mobile data collection skills and knowledge with good command of any Kobo Collect tool, ODK, HMIS/DHIS2, etc.
  • Proven ability to design MEAL plans and result frameworks.
  • Ability to analyze and disseminate complex information to a range of stakeholder audiences.
  • Relevant experience in food security, health, and nutrition assessments is a plus.
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills using ENA, SPSS and/or Stata, EPI info, as well as Nvivo/Atlas software, coupled with knowledge of demonstrable track record in data management, with the ability to manage databases.
  • Be professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible, and, culturally sensitive.
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines good command of both written and spoken English
  • Ability to mobilize different audiences
  • Passionate about fulfilling FH’s mission of demonstrating the love of Christ to people affected by disaster, conflict, and poverty.
  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with colleagues.
  • Effectively and efficiently manages all resources entrusted to him/her for work purposes.
  • Maintains an attitude and behaviors by FH values and principles.
  • Must be able to ride a motorcycle with a valid riding permit.

How to apply

NOTE:

Complete Job Descriptions are available through this link https://rb.gy/6pjqdt

FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: [email protected] later than Tuesday 11th June, 2024. Consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us by 30th June 2024.

Safeguarding & Protection Clause:

FH strives to provide an environment free from Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment and Fraud. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat, Anti -Fraud, Safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Food for the Hungry Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud & HR policy. In line with this we will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of fraud, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By applying, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

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