MEAL Officer at Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Welthungerhilfe Uganda Country Office, Kampala, Uganda
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About US:

Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development agencies in Germany. The objective of the program in Uganda is to improve livelihoods of the most vulnerable population in rural areas through interventions that increase their Food and Nutrition Security, improve sustainable access to WASH services and support the employability of the youth through vocational and life skills training. We understand that livelihoods of the rural population in Uganda have improved in a sustainable way when people are able to meet their basic food needs, have access to clean drinking water and safe sanitation, live in a healthy environment and take up opportunities to earn and diversify a decent income.

In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe currently operates in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Moroto, Nakapiripirit, Napak, Amudat, Fortportal, Katakwi, Amuria, Mukono, Wakiso and country office in Kampala.

About Project:

Welthungerhilfe is currently implementing the project: Capacity Building of local WASH structures and Improving Sanitation and Hygiene in Bidibidi Yumbe district.

Job Summary:  The M&E Officer will support the Project Manager and project staff in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish of the project and provide technical support to the M&E unit within the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Develop and set up a monitoring and evaluation system which meets the requirements of the donor and informs about the performance results in all sectors.
  • Work closely with Project team to assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision of the Project Manager.
  • Ensure that the impact of all intervention is measurable, enhancing accountability to beneficiaries and gender equality is met.
  • Follow up, advise and adjust monitoring practices based on log frames and monitoring plans in the projects to ensure compliance with donor requirements.
  • Integrate Welthungerhilfe success indicators in the project log frame and ensure that these are measured during project implementation.
  • Establish and manage a database, assist in data analysis and supervise regular data collection.
  • Facilitate learning processes among staff by providing summaries, facilitating discussions and preparing presentations on lessons learnt.
  • Conduct regular project site visits and provide detailed information for narrative reporting and documentation.
  • To collaborate with the Project Management unit as assigned by the Project Manager in reviewing and preparing monthly, quarterly and final narrative reports.
  • To work with other members of the team, as need be, on follow up of project indicators, implementation of processes, standard operating procedures.
  • Contribute to all project planning activities.

Note: – The role of the MEAL officer cannot be limited to the specific duties and tasks detailed herein. The success of the WHH humanitarian mission is the highest priority and all issues which arise must be addressed accordingly. Therefore, she/he will be required to manage all unforeseen issues and circumstances and remain flexible to perform any other duties, as and when required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a post graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation, project planning and management.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Information management, Development studies or relevant field.
  • At least two years of M&E work experience in multi sectorial rural development projects preferable with international NGOs.
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point, SPSS, Access, Akvo flow, Mwater.
  • Very good knowledge and experience with both practical and theoretical in data analysis and compilation.
  • Experience in working independently and result oriented.
  • Very good communication skills both oral and written.
  • Good command of English and knowledge of local language is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Valid riding permit.

Work conditions: The position is based in Yumbe but with travel to Welthungerhilfe country office in Kampala and other project locations. The work start date is 10th February 2020.

Duration: Six months with possibility of extension depending on the availability of funding.

Applying Instructions

Qualified and interested applicants should submit via email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) containing contact details and telephone numbers of 3 work related reference persons to

 [email protected]. Files should be submitted in single email with standard file types like MS Word(.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and should not exceed 2MB.

Please indicate the position for which you are applying for in the subject line of your E-mail. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job applicant’s privacy notice: All the information you provide during the process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary. We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties outside of this purpose.

Uganda, Kampala


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