Responsible to : Operations Coordinator
Team Management : 5 Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Officers
About US :
Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.
We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
Humanity & Inclusion is a legally registered International Non-Governmental Organisation, contributing to both humanitarian and development actions for Ugandan citizens and the refugee populations.
HI provides Physical Rehabilitation, Mental Health and Psycho-social Support, Inclusive Education, Health and Livelihoods to vulnerable populations from host and refugee communities.
HI works in partnership with Disabled Peoples Organizations, communities, local leaders, non-governmental organizations, the United Nations and Ugandan government structures.
HI’s actions aim to be inclusive of all people in need, targeting the most vulnerable including people with disabilities, and advocating for their rights.
HI works in the 13 districts of Arua, Madi Okollo, Terego, Yumbe, Obongi, Kyegegwa, Kikuube, Isingiro, Mbale, Kyegegwa, Nwoya, Oyam and Gulu including 7 refugee settlements : Imvepi, Rhino, Bidi Bidi, Palorinya, Kyaka II, Kyangwali and Nakivale.
Key Duties and Responsibilities :
Under the supervision of the Operations Coordinator and in close coordination with the technical and operational teams, the Country Meal Manager will have the following responsibilities :
Lead the definition of Uganda mission’s MEAL and Information Management (IM) strategy, action plans and implements them under the supervision of the Regional MEAL Manager / Operations Coordinator.
Leads the MEAL country strategy definition based on Programme’s and Federal Strategies in close coordination with Regional MEAL Manager / Operations Coordinator, 3i Department.
Leads regular assessment of MEAL strategy implementation and develop adapted action plans.
In close collaboration with project managers and under the supervision of MEAL Regional Manager / Operations Coordinator, ensures the implementation of monitoring systems, data collection, information management, evaluation, accountability to populations and knowledge management adapted to the context and allowing compliance with HI standards.
Ensures the performance management of the MEAL department.
Supports project managers in implementing the minimum project management processes described in the PME guidelines
Trains and supports project managers on the PME practical guide and its application to the programme.
Ensure the proper planning and implementation of essential project management processes on each project
Setting up systems for monitoring results and complying with methodological standards for conducting surveys
Under the supervision of the Regional MEAL Manager / Operations Coordinator, ensures the creation of systematic monitoring plans and regular monitoring of project indicators.
Provides technical support to project managers and trains project teams and surveyors in monitoring and survey methods.
In particular, supports the design of questionnaires and survey protocols implemented in the area(s) to which he / she is assigned.
Contributes, as required and as part of monitoring plans, to specific surveys or monitoring activities through their supervision or direct implementation.
Setting up the data and information management systems defined at programme level for the country mission.
Supervise the development of databases as required and frame data recording and processing as part of the surveys implemented.
Contributes to the collection of data analysis needs and the creation of dashboards
Ensures access to internal and external information relevant to all staff in the Mission
Ensures compliance with HI standards in terms of project evaluation in the Mission
Is responsible for the respect of HI's commitments regarding project evaluation activities including annual self-assessments and follow-up of internal or external evaluations conducted in the area(s) to which he / she is assigned.
Ensures that feedback sessions on the results of evaluations are held with beneficiaries, partners and other project stakeholders in the area(s) to which he / she is assigned.
Implementation of the accountability mechanisms to the populations, defined by the MEAL Regional Manager
Contributes to the definition of accountability mechanisms for populations and is responsible for the animation of these mechanisms within the area(s) to which he / she is assigned.
Provides the Regional MEAL manager with regular analyses of the accountability mechanisms in place for continuous improvement of interventions.
Contributes to learning and continuous improvement of HI's interventions
Is responsible for setting up processes and methods to collect, analyse, model and appropriate the knowledge produced, according to the frameworks defined by the MEAL programme / regional manager
Contributes to the analysis of information collected and knowledge produced to strengthen collective learning.
Shares the knowledge produced by the Country mission internally to the program and more broadly at the organizational level through the use of HI Library.
Ensures the Mission’s reporting pathways are kept up to date and followed strictly regarding internal, donors, authorities, partners and coordination bodies.
Is responsible for centralising all reporting compliance information and sharing with project managers and relevant teams
Is responsible for ensuring systems are in place throughout the mission and that they are implemented
Is responsible for ensuring all reporting are compliant with HI standards of quality and with stakeholders’ requirements.
Contributes to the external representation and promotion of HI's expertise.
Represents HI's expertise in MEAL and IM in all relevant national and regional networks.
Assumes the role and stance of manager for his / her staff and helps facilitate MEAL and IM sector development
Fosters a team spirit and teamwork to develop the necessary synergies between the Programme’s different services. Encourages the exchange of practices within and between services;
Recruits and contributes to the development, autonomy and professional well-being of his / her staff : sets individual objectives;
ensures that the know-how and motivation of his / her team corresponds to the organisation’s needs; assesses his / her staff’s individual performance;
contributes towards their career development.
Provides individual and collective recognition
Embodies and transmits HI’s values, ensures respect of its code of conduct and institutional policies and is vigilant with regard to expected attitudes and individual and collective behaviours.
Respect Of Hi Identity, Rules And Policies
In coordination with the Human resources manager and the Operations Coordinator :
Know, understand, apply and respect HI code of conduct and ethics, HI mandate and values, HI rules and operating procedure, HI policies (child protection policy, policy and mechanism for the prevention of and fight against bribery, the protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy) and make sure they are known, understood, applied and respected by its team
Know, understand, apply and respect HI security rules and make sure they are known, understood and applied by her / his team.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience :
Post Graduate training in M&E or Project planning and Management is a must
Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and related courses
Minimum of 3 years’ progressive experience in a similar position
Experience in the humanitarian or development field, including significant experience in project management
Mastery of results monitoring systems and project indicators
Mastery of survey methodologies
Mastery of the project evaluation process
Practices accountability systems to populations
Practices capitalization and continuous learning
Mastery of database management
Different currents of thought and models explaining disability
Frameworks for international development cooperation and humanitarian action
Geographic Information Systems
Leadership : inspiring confidence, motivating, showing the example, taking and assuming decisions
Audacious (initiating / enterprising), capable of risk-tasking and developing critical thinking
Working as part of a team / network; cooperating
Respect for the opinion and enhancement of the skills of others with a view to shared action
Giving and receiving constructive feedback; discussing with multi-disciplinary teams, working as part of a network and collaborating
Good reaction capacity
Organisational skills and rigour
Ability to analyse and synthesise
Resilience to stress and uncertainty
Negotiation, problem and conflict management
Starting Date : 1st September 2020
Length of contract : 12 months
Basic Salary : Based on level of experience