Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job at Goal Uganda- based in Pader

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Job Location: - Pader/Agago (with possible return to Kampala after 2011)

GOAL is an International Humanitarian Organisation working in Uganda. Our mandate is to work to ensure that the poor and vulnerable are able to exercise their fundamental rights and meet their basic needs. GOAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities. GOAL is committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy. GOAL is also committed to gender equality throughout the organisation and to addressing the basic rights and needs of vulnerable populations throughout the developing world by focusing on gender issues across the full range of sectors within existing policies, development strategies and priorities. GOAL reserves the right to reject any application from a candidate who is currently employed by a local partner organization.

GOAL seeks to recruit competent persons for the position of;

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - Pader/Agago (with possible return to Kampala after 2011)

General Description of the Role
Reporting to the Programme Manager, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will have a prime responsibility for tracking the program’s indicators and targets, through developing and up dating a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation systems for GOAL and partners and partner CBOs. Working closely with the project team and the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning team, she/he will support development of systems for knowledge management, documenting and sharing emerging lessons from the project as well as implementing the country M&E work plan by providing M&E support to all Northern Uganda projects i.e. HIV, Protection, Education, WASH and Livelihoods. The incumbent will also functionally report to the GOAL Uganda Organisational Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator based in Kampala.

Requirements (Essential)
• Degree in Social sciences, Development studies or related, relevant discipline
• 5 years work experience in humanitarian and recovery context programming
• At least 3 years experience working in a busy M&E department with a reputable NGO.
• She/he should have demonstrated ability to design and implement M&E systems with HIV/AIDS or public health projects.
• She/he should have demonstrated ability to work with and provide technical support to CBOs with little capacity to grasp complicated concepts.
• She/he should have strong organizational and computer skills including MS Word, Excel.
• Good, demonstrable writing and communication skills in English
• Experience and ability of working in Northern Uganda
• Strong analytical skills.
• Ability to travel up to 40% from base
• Knowledge and experience working for a USAID funded programs.
• Experience with statistical packages used for data analysis like SPSS or EPI info.

WASH Project Officer – Pader/Agago

General Description of the Role
Reporting to the WASH Project Manager, the WASH Project Officer’s role will be to provide technical expertise to the organisation, supervision and monitoring of water and sanitation activities in the community, supervising a team of WASH staff, while ensuring that GOAL’s procedures and policies are adhered to in all project operations.

Requirements (Essential)

• Degree/diploma in water engineering, environment science or related field;
• At least 3 years experience in WASH promotion with a bias in CLTS in an NGO setting’
• Proven ability to manage projects and people;
• Keen to learn and develop skills;
• Ability to read and write to a high standard in English;
• Computer literate with excellent report writing skills.

• Experience of participatory methodologies related to hygiene;
• Valid motorcycle riding permit.

WASH Promotion Assistant – Pader/Agago

General Description of the Role
This role will be within the GOAL WASH team, with strong links to all other programmes, in particular Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. The post holder will also be working closely with Sub County Extension Staff, community leaders and schools. The post primarily will be involved in the promotion and monitoring of Water, Sanitation and hygiene activities in the community.

Requirements (Essential)
• At least 2 year’s experience with an NGO in a related field;
• Ability to read and write to a high standard both in English and Luo;
• Computer literate, with good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel;
• Proven ability to effectively motivate, and engage people;
• Keen to learn and develop skills;
• Willing to live and work in an insecure rural environment .

• Working knowledge of CLTS (Community Led Total Sanitation)
• Good local knowledge of the area
• Qualifications in community participation and or training methods

Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer) & daytime contact number by 16h May 2011. Only Short listed applicants will be contacted. Applications should be hand delivered or sent to:
The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, GOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, next to DED or email to:

Female candidates are encouraged to apply


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