Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant job post at Aga Khan Foundation

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Aga Khan Foundation

Aga Khan Foundation

Job Description

Job Category:
NGO – Non Government Organisations jobs in Uganda

Job Location:

Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Years Of Experience

2 years

Job Details

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The position

About Madrasa Early Childhood Programme – Uganda

The Madrasa Early Childhood Programme- Uganda (MECP-U) is an initiative of the Aga Khan Foundation that supports holistic development of children aged 0-8 years. MECP-U works with diverse stakeholders including communities, civil society, government, and development partners to deliver high quality, innovative and impactful programming that is needs based and contextually relevant.

MECP-U is seeking dynamic and qualified individuals for a position of a Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant to assist the MEAL office.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide timely and quality M&E data inputs to the regular (monthly, quarterly, and annual) program reports.

• Ensure M&E data needs are integrated into programme quality tools and do not exist as separate M&E or data collection tools and processes.

• Conduct Routine Monitoring of activities and support monitoring and evaluation processes for different MECPU projects.

• Be responsible for all data management needs under the program.

• Perform regular quality assurance checks on programme and project

activities in line with programme/project objectives, standards, and Performance Measurement frameworks.

• Actively participate in report compilation for both internal and

external purposes

• Assist the MERL Officer in conducting Bi-annual assessment to assess effectiveness of caregivers engaging children, teachers, parents, and schools in meeting MoH and MoES guidelines.

• Ensure documentation of success stories, and impact from the ground maintaining a rich data base of stories with pictures and case studies on lessons learnt and best practices.

• Work with the MECPU team, MERL Officer, and project partners to facilitate documentation and dissemination of program learning activities.

• Participate in updating of AKF-MECPU online technologies in M&E including the Awards Information Management System (AIMS), and Global Reach System (GRS).

• Provide timely updates to programme team on data generated from community engagement activities.

• Assist the project MERLO and Programme Manager to continuously assess the impact of the program on the communities and school of implementation.

• Conduct rapid assessment on the challenges teachers, parents, and children are facing and how they are engaging with the radio, and distributed IEC materials for continuous learning.

• Perform other relevant duties as and when assigned, by or via the Programme Manager, MERL Officer, and Senior management team.


Job Qualifications

The requirements

Qualification Requirements

• A bachelor’s degree in science and Population Studies or Statistics or Quantitative Economics or Development Studies

• Post graduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage.

• The ideal candidate should possess at least two years’ experience in conducting M&E activities in a reputable organisation.

• Past exposure and experience in participating in the design of

M&E systems and tools, including baseline studies, at a project

start-up (preferred).

• Proven track record of utilizing M&E software such as Excel,

SPSS to track and analyse M&E data.

• Experience with M&E for Early Childhood Development and education programming (preferred).

• Experience of data base management including use of online reporting technologies like Kobo Collect, ODK, survey CTO, data analysis and ability

to write quality reports and communicate findings.

• Strong communication and networking skills.

• Experience working effectively across diverse cultures.

• Possess a willingness to learn from, and share new ideas with the

project teams.

• High analytical skills and the ability to assimilate and process information on a wide range of issues, excellent writing, communication,. Agile thinker and able to work within and through systems

• Team player collaborates effectively to create a culture of knowledge sharing and team learning to strengthen business performance.

• Committed to acting ethically and upholding safeguarding standards towards all staff, volunteers, and beneficiaries of the organisation.

• Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint, Databases, etc).

• Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills in a cross-cultural context.

Candidates interested in this unique career opportunity with MECPU should submit a one-page cover letter and maximum three-page CV including the names and contact information of three professional referees attached as one document by 14th February 2023.


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