Monitoring and Evaluation Volunteers Job – Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Job Title:  Monitoring and Evaluation Volunteers (Fresher Data Jobs)

Organisation: Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, not-for-profit, non-denominational international development agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). AKF works in collaboration with partners to develop and promote innovative solutions that help improve the quality of life of communities in areas we work. This is achieved through a systemic and Multi-Input Area Development programming approach that responds to the opportunities and priorities of a given area with long-term and synergised interventions. Specifically in Uganda, AKF currently supports programming in education, early childhood development (ECD) and strengthening civil society.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct school visits to collect data on enrollment, attendance and any other needed data from 45 schools and upload it in kobo on a monthly basis.
  • Engage with Directors of studies to pick school-based data.
  • Clean data collected and upload it in Kobo
  • Follow up with schools2030 focal teachers to track the progress of project implementation.
  • Attend data driven meetings with the schools2030 M&E officer to reflect on the data collection process.
  • Support the teachers on the use of kobo.
  • Coordinate with teachers to ensure that data on enrolment and attendance is prepared and stored in once place and submitted per month.
  • Support the teachers to file their sources of data safely in the files for future reference.
  • Ensure that monthly reports on data collection are submitted on time.
  • Ensuring completeness, consistency, and accuracy of data during data collection
  • Provide data related information and feedback to communicate progress, challenges, and recommendations to the M&E officer.
  • Provide timely accountability for the allocated funds.
  • Provide feedback to the teachers in response to all inquiries related to data.
  • Responsible for any other duty as needed within your scope of work.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Statistics, Economics, Education, or any data management related field.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in collecting data using Kobo collect application.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of online and offline, open-source data collection tools and approaches and or database environment and/or project management software.
  • Relevant experience working in education programming and international development is an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Skills in report writing.
  • Familiar with education institutions setting and willing to serve in such settings.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Good records management skills
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications to akf.uganda@akdn.org, consisting of a one-page cover letter and three-page CV including names and contacts of three professional referees

Deadline:  23rd May 2023 by 4:30pm

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