Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

National Association of Women’s Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU)
Posted 11 months ago
Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer DEADLINE: 26th February 2021
Directorate: Programmes Job Family: Programs
Reports to: Director Programmes Grade: NAWOU – PD8
Location: National Association of Women Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU)
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Role Summary: Plan, develop and manage a system for monitoring and evaluating in accordance with the NAWOU’s mission.

Roles and responsibilities
Key Result Areas Duties and Responsibilities
1.      Strategic planning and annual work planning processes
  • Participate in the strategic planning process for NAWOU by contributing towards the monitoring plan
  • Lead in the development of indicators for the strategic plan and annual work plans
  • Review and updates program/project indicators on a periodic basis
  • Monitoring plan for the strategic plan
  • Indicators for a strategic plan in place
  • Monitoring plan for annual work plans in place
  • Monitoring, evaluation and learning strategy for the Strategic Plan developed
2.      Develop program/project monitoring and evaluation plan and systems.


  • Liaise with the programme staff to develop monitoring plans for projects
  • Develop standard performance monitoring tools to monitor the progress based on the established indicators
  • Monitoring plans for projects
  • Monitoring tools
3.      Monitoring of activities
  • Prepare quarterly monitoring plans for NAWOU activities
  • Conduct regular monitoring visits to the fields to NAWOU activities
  • Collaborate with the program department to schedule specific field activities for donors as may be required
  • Equip and work with other staff on monitoring and evaluation
  • Collate project and programme monitoring and evaluation data, and populate Management Information Systems
  • Monitoring reports
  • Quarterly monitoring reports
  • Management information systems for projects and the institution, populated
4.      Design a strategy for regular reporting to management for decision-making purposes in line with a program implementation plan, NAWOU and donor requirements
  • Prepare monitoring and evaluation of annual works plan and budgets for monitoring and evaluation
  • Contribute to overall resource mobilisation for projects and advocacy initiatives
  •  Monitoring and evaluation system developed
  • Budget for monitoring and evaluation activities developed
  • Data collection tools developed 
5.      Reporting 
  • Collect and processes data on program activities as specified in the program implementation plan in line with NAWOU’s mission
  • Develop a reporting system in accordance with NAWOUs report format for regular project reporting
  • Support other staff to use the reporting system for development of the periodic project and organisational reports
  • Package and disseminates report with relevant stakeholders
  • Quarterly performance monitoring reports written and filed
  • Quarterly monitoring reports
  • Annual performance monitoring reports
  • Program reports reviewed and discussed
  • Reporting formats developed
6.      Research and learning
  • Contribute to research design
  • Conduct research in collaboration with programme Director
  • Document and share success stories
  • Contribute to the development and dissemination of information and visibility materials
  • Research protocols
  • Research reports
  • Performance evaluation results communicated
7.      Strengthen the capacity of NAWOU staff and members in monitoring and evaluating supported
  • Train program team and beneficiary representatives on performance monitoring
  • Program team and beneficiaries trained on program performance impact assessment
  • Improved program performance
  • The capacity of staff and members in M&E
Person specification
Core competencies: These are skills, behaviour and work-related attributes which are considered essential for all staff regardless of their function or level

This criterion will be used as part of the performance management purposes

Achievement: Wants to do a good job and does not give up  Is positive and enthusiastic about the job. Does not give up on the first obstacle, seeks to understand the reasons for obstacles and find ways to overcome
Team working: Works Co-operatively


Willingly co-operates. Is not afraid to seek advice from others. Puts in extra effort when needed to help others. Demonstrates ability to listen to, receive and understand instructions, give feedback, clarify information where necessary
Flexibility: Accepts Need for Flexibility


Is open to new ideas and listens to other people’s points of view. Demonstrates a willingness to change. Ability to adjust to any changes in schedule at short notice, working unusual hours
Customer Service: Delivers a Service


Acts promptly to ensure customer problems are resolved. Makes him/herself available to the customer. Interacts well with all customers. Understands that each customer is different.
Educational qualification and experience
Education & Certifications Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development studies or management

Training in;

  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Participatory approaches and methodologies
  • Human Rights-Based Approach         
Essential Experience A minimum of 2 years of working experience in a community development-oriented organisation/ projects, and/ or assignments.  Working with an NGO with a bias towards women’s rights is an added advantage
Essential Knowledge
  • Gender
  • Application of quantitative and qualitative data management skills
  • Human Rights-Based Approach to Development
  • Capacity development of others
  • Resource Mobilization and Monitoring
  • Networking and collaboration
Essential Skills
  • Program management skills
  • Performance management
  • Funding proposal development
  • Planning and budgeting
  • Networking and stakeholder management skills

Persons interested in the above opportunities should submit online applications, CVs, copies of academic documents and details of at least two (2) referees Attached together in PDF

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