Senior Monitoring Associate  Job – Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Job Title:   Senior Monitoring Associate   

Organisation: Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Gross Salary: UGX 55,735,884 – UGX 63,752,316 per annum, depending on experience.

About US:

GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation that was launched in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.

Job Summary:  The Senior Monitoring Associate, will provide technical support to the field project teams to design, coordinate, and implement the monitoring framework of the various donor projects.

This position will functionally report to the Country Director with all technical aspects of the work managed by the Programme Monitoring Lead and Knowledge Leadership team. There will also be close collaboration with the centralized programme teams.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting with the oversight of the in-country monitoring activities for all projects.
  • Contribute to the development of project theories of change and results frameworks and plans in collaboration with project managers in GAIN Uganda the Knowledge Leadership (KL) team and Programme Monitoring Lead.
  • Support the design and adaptation of the project monitoring tools and processes and support in the training and quality assurance of the project monitoring components.
  • Manage and ensure consistent collection, analysis, review, and interpretation of project monitoring data.
  • Responsible for tracking key milestones and closely monitoring project outputs and key deliverables.
  • Review and interpret monitoring data as part of preparation for GAIN’s performance and donor reports and ensure quality of project reports aligning with the theory of change and results framework.
  • Receive and compile reports from project teams, check the quality of deliverables against workplans and agreements, and prepare summaries of project performance ensuring compliance with donor and internal requirements.
  • Oversee and support the operationalization of project monitoring activities in alignment with project impact pathways and results frameworks.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should have experience supporting project monitoring and project management in international development, food supply chains, small and medium enterprises, and/or process control and improvement. In addition, they should demonstrate experience in the development and operationalization of result frameworks and monitoring plans.
  • The post holder should have expertise in monitoring, project management, and project communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate and deliver reports that provide useful insight into project details and demonstrated experience in critical analysis skills to extract key learning and effective practices from research findings.
  • You should have clear and systematic thinking that demonstrates good judgment, problem solving, and creativity.
  • The candidate should have an education background in statistics, food economics, business or another relevant field.

About our offer: The starting gross salary on offer for this role is from UGX 55,735,884 – UGX 63,752,316 per annum, depending on experience.

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 11th April 2023

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