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    RTI International
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  • Advertised : 17-09-2016
  • Closing Date : 03-07-2290
  • Job ID : 3120
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Jobs at: RTI International Vacancy title: Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, 27th September 2016 Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

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JOB TITLE: Monitoring evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist

FULL/ PART TIME: Full time


LOCATION: Kampala, Uganda

REPORTING TO: Head of Monitoring Evaluation and Learning


RTI International is seeking experienced applicants for the position of Monitoring Evaluation and Learning JJMEL) Specialist to serve as part of the Uganda Governance Accountability Participation and Performance program. GAPP is a seven year program to increase participation, accountability, and local governance for effective sen/ice delivery in Uganda. It is funded by USAID and DFID. This position will be based in Kampala, Uganda.



  • Develop M&E tools for the program, as and when need arises
  • Support collection and analysis of data for the project in accordance with time frames set forth in the approved AMELP including supporting teams in design and rollout of qualitative data collection techniques for documenting program outcomes such as Outcome Journals and Most Significant Change
  • Support the documentation of best practices and facilitate the use of such data to drive program design and decision making
  • Provide technical assistance to strengthen staff and partners capacity in ,M&E&L including adaptive management
  • Conduct Results and Data Quality Assessments (RQA and DOA) internally, at implementing partner sites and Local Governments for selected GAPP custom and USAID/DFID indicators
  • Develop resources and tools to create, capture, organize, translate, share, and apply knowledge to speed and catalyze new innovations among staff and partners program inten/entions
  • Coordinate, plan, and implement institutional activities relevant to tracking and documenting GAPP's Learning Agenda
  • Coordinate with GAPP staff and implementing partners to strengthen systems and processes that promote and facilitate efficient learning and knowledge-sharing including building capacity of staff and partners to document new learning and changes in context
  • In collaboration with the M&E Manager and Technical Team Leads, assume a leadership role in identifying critical knowledge gaps and needs related to tracking key strategic risks and assumptions identified in the GAPP work plans
  • In liaison with Technical team leads, conduct a detailed stakeholder collaboration mapping and Political Economy Analysis
  • Develop tools and formats for documenting Collaboration and Synergy and such results accruing from the same including those from intra and inter sectorial and component linkages, learnings and adaptations
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Technical lead of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Team


  • Graduate or post—graduate degree in statistics, development studies, project planning and management, monitoring’& evaluation or related field.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in M&E&L on USAID or DFID programs.
  • Experience in data collection, statistical analysis, quantitative and qualitative research
  • Knowledge of USAID/DFID results tracking and reporting systems.
  • Experience in designing survey and research tools and developing Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning plans.
  • Prior experience in delivering capacity building aimed at developing local capacity especially for national and district based partners.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; attention to details is required. Flexible and able to multi—task
  • Ability to develop a good working relationship with local organizations, local governments, other program partners and counterparts in order to contribute at the highest level to project deliverables
  • Ability to write results briefs, knowledge products and reports
  • Willingness to commit at least 50% LoE to supporting Regional Teams, implementing partners and Local Governments
  • Requires minimal supervision
  • Fluency in English language

Job application procedure
If you would like to take up this dynamic position, please send an updated CV including three work related referees together with a cover letter (ONLY) to the Human Resources and Administration Manager by email to . Emails should not exceed 2MB. All applicants must include the ‘MEL Specialist as the subject line of their email. The closing date for submitting applications is Tuesday, 27th September 2016. Only short—listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, 27th September 2016

Duty Station:

Kampala, Uganda 

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