Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

at Palladium
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 30, 2019
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


Vacancy Name Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning – Family Planning Rwanda
Work Location Uganda
Location Country Uganda
Company Overview

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role

Purpose of Position The Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning is a full-time position for an upcoming award in Uganda funded by USAID entitled Family Planning Flagship Activity. This position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

Reports to:           Chief of Party
Duration:              5 years
Location:              Kampala, Uganda

  • Reviews the project implementation activities to assess results and the impact;
  • Gathers and evaluates information and ensures that these findings are accurately presented in all USAID reporting and tracking tools;
  • Responsible for developing and designing project systems to track program progress against indicators; collecting and verifying information and maintaining performance monitoring plans, reports, work plans and monthly reports;
  • Ensures project scope and activities are compliant with USAID policies;
  • Coordinates closely with implementing partners to build cohesive measurement and results systems.
  • Master’s degree or higher in public health, social sciences, or other relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 7 years working on monitoring and evaluation in public health.
  • Demonstrated expertise in designing rigorous quantitative and qualitative data collection systems and knowledge of methods for data analysis.
  • Solid understanding of USAID regulations and M&E reporting requirements.
  • Hands-on practical experience setting up and managing MER systems for health programs in developing countries, and the ability to coach and train others in their use.
  • Experience in knowledge management and dissemination of research findings.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and oral presentation skills.


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