Apply for this Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer at Haguruka NGO: (Deadline 14 October 2022)

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Background

Founded in 1991, Haguruka is a non-governmental organization registered under Rwandan law working towards empowering women and children to claim their rights by improving their access to quality justice across the country. With head office in Kigali (the capital city of Rwanda) the organization has regional offices in the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western provinces of the country.

Its right holders are empowered to claim their fundamental rights from duty bearers in line with relevant international and national legal instruments applicable in Rwanda.

Haguruka has a zero-tolerance approach towards sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment; and the organization implements programs that address the immediate human rights needs of vulnerable women and children while working towards combating Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and promoting gender equality.

HAGURUKA thematic focus areas are:

1) Legal aid and psychosocial counseling support,

2) capacity development and awareness-raising,

3) Capacity building of partners and stakeholders; and

4) Research and Advocacy.

In order to effectively implement its mandate, Haguruka is recruiting the following Positions

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer

JOB PURPOSE 

To coordinate M&E data from various Haguruka projects by developing M&E systems to monitor overall project activities, achievements and impact to beneficiaries. The incumbent will have strong analytical and research skills; experience in designing monitoring and evaluation tools, and proven capacity to support others in a wide range of evaluation and data collection methodologies. The candidate is expected to support the project team, community leadership, and volunteers in the documentation of key human interest stories, impact stories, best practices, and other learnings throughout the life of the project/program. S/he will significantly contribute to the planning and overall implementation process of the Programs by ensuring consistent compliance with the project deadlines.

The M&E Officer will participate in field data collection, monitoring exercises, internal and external reporting and data analysis and in staff capacity building initiatives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES 

AREA OF FOCUS           EXPECTED  DELIVERABLES FROM M&E OFFICER  
CAPACITY BUILDING Conduct assessment on existing capacity gap in monitoring and evaluation systems as well as developing a better system;Develop monitoring and impact indicators to strengthen monitoring, inspection, and evaluation procedures for the project success;Providing capacity building to Haguruka team and stakeholders particularly in the areas of planning and tools development, performance indicators and their measurement vis-a-vis reporting;To collaborate with Haguruka team to support in proposal writing and communications particularly by giving technical advice on setting relevant indicators.
MONITORING Develop M&E monitoring tools, checklists, questionnaires contextualized to the nature of project, Haguruka and donors’ reporting requirement;Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results, effect, impact, and sustainability of the project;Participate in data collection field visits for project activities, by conducting focus group discussions and interviews with key informants to come with evidence based reporting. Timely track information on the state of projects implementation to align it with both donors and other stakeholders for consolidation of internal and external reports.Equip  Haguruka management with M&E updated data to inform decision making pertaining to ongoing projects implementation.
REPORTING &DOCUMENTATION Consolidate various thematic departments’ monthly, quarterly and annual reports to make one holistic database of achievements and success stories within various projects Maintain and administer the M&E database; analyze and aggregate findings to support project progress reporting, mid-term review and final evaluation.Provide feedback/inputs to the program team on project strategies and activities for quarterly, semester, annual and other reports to Program/Project Management team to ensure Results-based management (RBM);Participate in project planning and evaluation workshops with various stakeholders and document organization’s achievements and success stories  to build a positive reputation for the organization

REPORTING CHANNEL 

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be reporting to the Programs Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS AND TECHNICAL SKILLS, ESSENTIAL(E) AND DESIRABLE (D)

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, international development, or related fields. (E)
  • Applied training in research methods (quantitative analysis/statistics and/or qualitative analysis). (D)
  • 2-4 years of practical experience developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems. (E)

  • Experience developing and implementing RBM. (E)
  • Experience in Data management systems maintenance. (E)
  • Strong analytical and data visualization skills with the capacity to communicate to a range of audiences. (D)
  • Experience in working with donor-funded projects (D)

  • Solid PC-based computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, and Internet (E)

Interested Candidates should send a motivational lettera curriculum Vitae with 2 referencesa copy of degrees and other relevant Certificates to info@haguruka.org.rw addressed to the National Executive Secretary of Haguruka.

Note:

  • Please do indicate the position you are applying for in the email subject.
  • The deadline is 14th October 2022 at 17:00;
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted;
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged

Done at Kigali on 6th October 2022

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UMURERWA Ninette 

National Executive Secretary 

HAGURUKA     

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