ILO Uganda Jobs 2021 – National Project Coordinator

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Job Title: – ILO Uganda Jobs 2021 National Project Coordinator

Organization: International Labour Organization (ILO)

Duty Station: Kampala



International Labour Organization (ILO) Profile:

While forcibly displaced persons face specific vulnerabilities, including psychological trauma, lack of opportunity and protection risks, host communities also struggle to pursue their own development efforts in an environment that has been transformed by a large influx of newcomers. As displacement has become increasingly protracted, responses are focusing more on durable solutions backed by more dignified, inclusive and comprehensive programmes for refugees and the communities that host them.

In response to the challenges facing both host communities and refugees, a new partnership initiative titled: ‘PROSPECTS – Partnership for improving Prospects for host communities and forcibly displaced persons’, has been launched by the Government of the Netherlands that brings together the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Bank. The Partnership has a four-year initial time horizon (2019-2023) where partners will join their efforts to develop a new paradigm in responding to forced displacement crises in 8 countries (Egypt, Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Sudan, and Uganda).



Job Profile:

Under the overall responsibility of the Country Director, ILO CO Dar es Salaam, the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer will perform the duties under the direct supervision of Programme Technical Officer leading country-level implementation of the PROSPECTS programme and will receive further technical guidance from DWT relevant specialists, Global M&E Officer of the Programme.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop the programme M&E system in Uganda and its tools and templates in collaboration with the overall PROSPECTS M&E Office considering the accountability and learning dimensions (including on national stakeholder)
  2. Collect data on a regular basis to support the monitoring & evaluation of the programme’s KPI, using primary or secondary data sources, including undertaking regular field visits to support implementation of monitoring and evaluations.
  3. Coordinate and ensure the quality of annual surveys, midline and end-line studies for relevant project key performance indicators (KPI). Develop a strategy to collect missing data to complete baseline
  4. Develop data quality assurance processes to ensure data reliability, validity, timeliness of data entry and analysis and the harmonization of all data collection systems and update and maintain the M&E database, analyse data and identify findings for reporting purposes.
  5. Develop and keep track of a beneficiary database, based on key programme outputs, using tools to avoid double counts and ensuring timely data entry.
  6. Supply the Global PROSPECTS M&E Officer with all relevant M&E data on a bi-monthly, semi-annual or annual basis as required.   Ensure the programme’s planning tools (e.g. work plans, financial forecasting, etc.) and its processes are adequate, and support the programme team to develop their work plans and monitor its progress efficiently.
  7. Lead, prepare and support the programme team in producing consolidated quarterly and annual progress reports, including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in implementation and lessons learned. Provide specific recommendations based on lessons and ensure timely submission of reports in accordance with approved deadlines and reporting formats.
  8. Conduct regular monitoring & evaluation of implementing partners/service providers’ performance and delivery and identify good  practices and develop case studies to capture and promote qualitative results of the programme.
  9. Prepare the programme for the mid-term and final evaluations, and provide all required support to ensure a smooth process
  10. Lead in coordination with the project team the  implementation of the learning agenda. Support proactively the project team in organize learning events with stakeholders to make maximum use of the M&E system for learning (virtually and in face-to-face meetings, online publications, etc.)
  11. Support the project team sharing of the programme lessons and results, with other ILO participating countries and other Implementing Agencies of PROSPECTS
  12. Participate in regular M&E meetings with other ILO focal points and the global  M&E Officer to share on progress, challenges and solutions
  13. Support the Country  Office with inputs from PROSPECTS  to feed in  in the Decent Work Country Programme and in the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework
  14. Perform other relevant duties as assigned by supervisor and or Country Office Director.



Minimum Qualifications


First level university degree in Development, Statistics, ICT, Social Science, Economics, Education, Labour or a related discipline/field relevant to the job.


Three years of professional experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and learning/knowledge management within the international development context.

  • Experience with project management tools, such as Microsoft Projects (desirable).
  • Experience in developing and managing Monitoring and Evaluation systems.
  • Expertise in analysing data using statistical software and managing databases.
  • Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports in English.
  • Experience in planning, managing and providing technical backstopping to surveys.
  • Experience developing and refining data collection tools.
  • Experience in produce brief notes, infographics and related products.


Excellent command of English. Working knowledge of French is an asset.



How To Apply for ILO Uganda Jobs 2021

All candidates who meet the requirements are encouraged to submit their applications online via the link below:

Click here to apply

Deadline: 29th April 2021



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