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Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning and Adaptation Manager

Light for the World

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted March 16, 2022.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning and Adaptation Manager Jobs in Light for the World Kampala vacancies in Kampala at Light for the World

# Job Description

National Position – 1 vacancy
Based in Kampala, Uganda 40 hours a week
Light for the World is a global development organisation. We empower people
with disabilities and enable eye health services in low-income countries. Over
the last three decades we improved health systems, enabled education for all,
and amplified the voices of people with disabilities

Our programmes include:
• Eye Health – preventing blindness and promoting eye health for all
Inclusive Education – ensuring children with disabilities receive quality,
inclusive education
• Inclusive Empowerment – ensuring that barriers are removed for men and women
with disabilities to access decent work
• We focus on the poorest and hardest to reach because that’s where we will
have the biggest impact.

In Uganda, our country strategy for the year 2021-2025 focuses on eye health,
Inclusive economic empowerment, disability inclusion and Inclusive Education.
Currently, Light for the World Uganda implements projects on eye health,
inclusive economic empowerment and disability inclusion with a presence in 21
districts. We are in the process of expanding our team in Uganda and looking
for a committed person to fill this role and be part of this growth.

Role profile:
The Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning and Adaptation will be
responsible for supporting and enabling Light for the World to ensure quality
and innovation at L-UG as well as in a number of consultancies and advisory
roles L-UG is playing within Light for the World International as well as
service provider to mainstream actors. The MERLA Manager is part of the
Management Team and oversees and guides the work of the unit.
The MERLA Manager will report to and work under the guidance of the Country
Director, and in close coordination with the Programmes Manager and
implementing partners as well as the Operations and Finance and Disability
Inclusion Advisory Unit teams. The MERLA Manager will ensure strategic and
technical alignment and adherence to common standard in close collaboration
with the International Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning & Adapting MERLA and
Knowledge Management team.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
The MERLA Manager ensures documentation of good practices, development of
tools and training materials, facilitation of action learning and development
of knowledge products and facilitates learning and co-creation leading to
innovative tools and products to ensure that the work of L-UG is continuously
improving and evolving.

This includes:
• Development of MERLA frameworks for all programs and projects at L-UG,
develop data collection and reporting tools, data storage and analysis and
support the development of donor reports by providing up to date data on
progress as well as support baseline and mid term or final evaluation
• Contribute monitoring and evaluation data to the Global Thematic Results
Frameworks for core outputs and outcomes.
• Support the organization of learning events and ensure that different team
members are guided on their roles to design and facilitate the learning
• Develop quarterly Disability Inclusion Insight Briefs and knowledge products
that document good practices, lessons learned and key resource materials
through innovation and creativity to ensure diverse products.
• Guide research activities conducted in different programs. Guide co-creation
and innovation processes to come up with curricula, tools, and other
prototypes to guide our work.
Support targeted communication on our work, support development of
communication products that focus on behavioural change. Support branding of
L-UG that strongly communicates our vision and our work.
• Line manages team members and ensure that they are well guided in their
work, achieve in line with deliverables and ensure that the team feels valued
and appreciated in their work.

• Master’s degree in Sociology, Social Sciences, Project Management,
Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, Psychology or relevant field.
• Minimum of five years’ project related MEAL experience in a similar INGO or
recognized NGO role which explicitly involved donor-funded projects
Excellent people skills with experience in collaborating in a diverse and
dynamic team
• Knowledge and experience of disability inclusion and/or working with
organizations of persons with disabilities
• Experience in partnership management, including government liaisons.
• Proven effectiveness in leading and coaching professionals.
• Professional intensive experience and hands-on knowledge on broader capacity
building, with excellent facilitation skills.
• Innovative and strategic thinker always ready to adapt and learn.
• Technology savvy with proficiency in the use of MS Office software packages,
MEAL specific applications, such as online databases and mobile data
collection tools like ActivityInfo, KOBO, SPSS, Survey CTO as well as data
visualization apps such as PowerBI or Tableau.
• High levels of integrity, accountability, and honesty.
• Commitment to Light for the World’s mandate and values.

What we can offer as an employer:
We offer an outstanding opportunity to bring about change through an
international development organisation with strong expertise, a growing
profile, and a dedicated team.
Entry date: May 1, 2022

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**Closing Date** : 25th March. 2022

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