The International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ), in partnership with the National Association of Women Judges Uganda (NAWJU), is implementing a grant program entitled “*Women Judges Leading Efforts to Improve Justice Sector Effectiveness in Combating Labor Trafficking*.” The project includes judicial training, development of a bench book, creation of indicator cards, and regional dialogues.
Period of Performance:
November 2020 – July 2022
Function of the Position:
The Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Coordinator Program is responsible for developing and implementing a monitoring, evaluation and learning system for the project. Specifically, the MEL Coordinator will create quantitative and qualitative data collection tools and processes documented in a learning agenda and a logframe, train staff and partners in MEL system implementation, coordinate all data collection efforts, ensure data quality, process as well as analyze the data for donor reporting, adaptive management, and learning purposes. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, have outstanding judgment, possess outstanding written and oral communication skills, and be able to problem solve. He or she will work independently and be able to troubleshoot common problems.
· Coordinate monitoring and evaluation across all activities conducted by IAWJ and IAWJ-KC as part of this project;
· Coordinate and engage with IAWJ headquarter staff as it relates to MEL requests
· Develop a Data Quality Assessment (DQA) and provide data quality information for quarterly reports;
· Support donor site visits and respond to donor MEL questions;
· Develop and implement feedback sessions for project participants;
· Conduct monthly internal reflection meetings with IAWJ and IAWJ-KC program members to reflect progress towards meeting project’s outcomes and outputs. Prepare detailed summaries of these meetings, which highlight any recommendations made by the group, and give any progress updates on outstanding points discussed at earlier internal reflection meetings.
· Represent the project at the GFEMS coordination meetings;
· Proactively advise and support IAWJ staff and partners on all M&E related matters, including proactively communicating M&E requirements, tasks, and expectations to staff
· Oversee and conduct all requirements and tasks in MEL plans and indicator matrices, which may include but is not limited to: planning for data collection, preparing and piloting data collection tools, collecting data, documenting success stories storing and maintaining data, and analyzing data and providing MEL capacity building/training support to colleagues as requested.
· Lead data collection and MEL narrative reporting for quarterly and annual reports;
· Lead reporting on program activities, and associated output, outcome, and impact level results; this may include drafting sections of activity, weekly, quarterly or final reports and providing data analysis support to program staff drafting quarterly reports.
· Performs other duties as assigned.
· Bachelor’s degree;
· At least two years of professional experience in the international development sector, with experience in data management and analysis;
· Demonstrated understanding of the program theory-based approach to program design, monitoring and evaluation;
- Ability to manage diverse activities and to meet deadlines required.
· Strong time management and organizational skills;
· Ability to work with a small team and independently; and
· Strong computer skills
· Past experience working on international development projects funded by USG;
· Some knowledge of human trafficking issues
· Familiarity with qualitative data collection and analysis required, familiarity with quantitative data analysis preferred.
This is a part-time position and the individual is expected to work approximately 80 hours a month for a monthly flat fee rate. A laptop will be provided to the individual for their work as well as a small stipend for internet charges. The individual hired for this position will report to the Judicial Coordinator, who is resident in Uganda, as well as the IAWJ Senior Program Officer, who is located outside of country.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.