Jobs for Planning and Evaluation Officers at Raising The Village

Jobs for Planning and Evaluation Officers at Raising The Village

Job Title:        Planning and Evaluation Officer (2 Job Placements)

Organization: Raising The Village

Head Office: Kampala

Potential Duty Stations: Kisoro, Uganda

About Us:

Raising The Village works with hard to reach “last-mile” villages in Uganda. RTV tackles extreme poverty by eliminating immediate barriers of scarcity, nurturing income generation activities and building local credit and capacity to move communities toward economic self-sufficiency. Through a multi-faceted, community-prioritized methodology, RTV catalyzes entire villages during its 6-month implementation. Currently with 3 offices and over 30 staff in Uganda, RTV is on a growth trajectory to transform development practice in “last mile” villages. In 2017, we directly impacted over 36,000 beneficiaries across 47 villages.

Job Summary: The Planning and Evaluation Officer supports the cluster implementation through the collection of baseline, and on-going data of Household and Community progress to help provide insights to the Lead Officer on project progress, risks and issues, and identify additional opportunities to further benefit the community. They also serve as support in the implementation of activities including Planning, Design, Monitoring and Evaluation, Reporting Analysis, Data Management and Performance Analysis and other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate should have 3 years of work experience in monitoring & evaluation of development programs, and a demonstrated long-term passion for community development as well as

  • Fluent in local languages (Lufumbira/Lukiga)
  • University degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, Development Studies. Post graduate  diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation and Project Planning an added advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of Management Information Systems (MIS), M&E and Development issues
  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the application of methodology
  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring methodologies and ability to apply theory into practice
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to take on  Leadership roles
  • Advanced Experience with Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel
  • Previous work experience at community levels, project management in village settings would be considered a strong asset.
  • Experience in income generating activities especially within agriculture and livestock focus areas would also be considered an asset
  • Energetic and physically able to hike on high terrain for long durations.
  • Must be willing and able  to  travel 80% of time

How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae including address, telephone contact and two references to: recruitment@raisingthevillage.org

NB: Please properly formatted PDF or Word documents are preferred.


Deadline
: Resumes received by 15th June 2018 will be considered for interview. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Resumes received after the deadline will still be considered in a future round.

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