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M&E Officer job at Food for the Hungry

About the Organization

Food for the Hungry is a Christian humanitarian aid and global development organization that designs, develops and delivers solutions for more than 50 years so that children, families and communities can flourish. Collaborating with local leaders across sectors, we co-create solutions that build resilience by strengthening mental, physical and spiritual well-being. We serve nearly 10 million people in 18 countries so that communities have the agency and resources necessary to realize their God-given potential.

Job Description

The MEAL Officer will be responsible for effective and high-quality planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and reporting of food for the Hungry Nutrition Project. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will also support analysis, and documentation, and facilitate the sharing of insights gained from learning experiences. The post holder will liaise closely with the partners who have established the overall monitoring, verification, and evaluation framework.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Key Result #1 – Set up a Robust Monitoring and Evaluation system.

  • Key Result #2 – Data Collection and Analysis

  • Key Result #3 – Program Monitoring and Report Writing

  • Key Result #4 – Personnel Management

  • Key Result #5 – Program Support

  • Key Result #6 – Coordination and collaboration

Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • A Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Economics and Public Health, Human nutrition, and Social Sciences, with specific Postgraduate training in Monitoring and Evaluation from a Recognized institution.

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a similar role with NGOs preferably implementing Health and Nutrition related programs.

  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of World Food Program (WFP) funded projects and a good understanding of WFP reporting platforms like Partner Connect.

  • Good understanding of nutrition and health standard indicators plus experience implementing nutrition-focused projects.

  • Excellent mobile data collection skills and knowledge with good command of any Kobo Collect tool, ODK, HMIS/DHIS2, etc.

  • Proven ability to design MEAL plans and result frameworks.

  • Ability to analyze and disseminate complex information to a range of stakeholder audiences.

  • Relevant experience in food security, health, and nutrition assessments is a plus.

  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills using ENA, SPSS and/or Stata, EPI info, as well as Nvivo/Atlas software, coupled with knowledge of demonstrable track record in data management, with the ability to manage databases.

  • Be professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible, and, culturally sensitive.

  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.

How to Apply

Complete Job Descriptions are available through this link
FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: Consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us by 30th June 2024.

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