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Urgent Action Fund-Africa (UAF-Africa), is a consciously feminist and women’s human rights pan- African Fund, registered in Nairobi, Kenya. Operating as a virtual organisation, the Fund boasts of strategic presence in Africa’s five sub-regions- East Africa: Nairobi, Kenya; North Africa: Cairo, Egypt; Central Africa: Bujumbura, Burundi; Southern Africa: Harare, Zimbabwe and West Africa: Abuja, Nigeria. Recognising the need to move resources rapidly on a continent where opportunities and threats arise and decline quickly, UAF-Africa uses a Rapid Response Grant making mechanism to support unanticipated, time sensitive, innovative and unique initiatives that promote women’s agency in democratic governance, economic and environmental justice, natural resources governance, conflict transformation and justice processes while protecting their personhood, integrity and rights. We seek suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions within the Fund:

1. Communications & Media Associate (Francophone)

Position Title Communications & Media Associate- Francophone
Department Communications & Media
Position Location Candidate’s Francophone West African Country of Residency
Reporting to Communications & Media Coordinator
Type of Contract 3 years fixed term
Start Date As soon as possible

 Deadline                                                           Thursday, 28th February 2019

Position Overview

The purpose of the position is to support the Communications & Media Coordinator in raising the visibility of the Fund through development of various communication tools and materials and liaising with various service providers for effective delivery of various communication material. Paying special attention to the Francophone Africa region.

Specific Responsibilities

Strategic communications

  • Support the Communication & Media Coordinator in generating stories, news briefings, and other relevant write-ups;
  • Assist in coordination of media activities and liaison including media monitoring;
  • Assist in the development of various communication tools including brochures, factsheets, partnership packages, presentations and updating website;
  • Has the primary responsibility for ensuring website and other social media platforms are constantly updated;
  • Provide communication support such as editing, drafting and proof reading of all communications;
  • Assist in gathering information on latest tools and trends in social media and strategic communications and in deploying appropriate measures as necessary to reach out to a wider audience;
  • Assist with programmes public outreach, press releases and public presentations of UAF-Africa’s work, especially on collaborative initiatives;
  • Assist in the development of Information Education and Communication related materials, e. media kits, posters and joint publicity material;
  • Assist in supporting other UAF-Africa staff in the use of social media and other strategic communication tools.

External stakeholders

  • Day to day liaison with various service providers (translators, consultants, videographers, other stakeholders) who deliver services to the communications team through ensuring that agreements are in place and performance standards adhered to;
  • Translators–ensure translation of UAF-Africa IEC materials into French, and other relevant African languages where need be;
  • Stakeholders- works with various like-minded stakeholders in the field on collaborative issues and work the ICT and Database Associate to maintain and update list of key constituencies and partners;
  • Consultants- works with web developers and artists to upgrade and improve content and design of UAF- Africa website;
  • Work with designers and artists on UAF-Africa branding of IEC materials;
  • Work with videographers and documentary producers to produce and orient UAF- Africa’s audio visual material;
  • Media personnel- works with various print and electronic media personnel to spotlight UAF- Africa’s activities and impact;
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Media Studies, Journalism and or Social Sciences
  • Diploma or training in journalism.
  • Bilingual (French & English)


Skills and Experience

  • Over 3-5 years’ experience working in human/women’s rights NGOs or International development sector;
  • Communications, publishing and knowledge management skills and the ability to multitask using various media techniques;
  • Sound Information Technology (IT) and multi-media skills;
  • Excellent content development skills including the use of Content Management Systems (CMS) and knowledge of content production – editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing;
  • Excellent writing, documentation and presentation skills;
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media;
  • Ability to liaise with regional and global media organisations to pitch UAF-Africa’s work;
  • A feminist with contextual knowledge of the women’s rights situation on the African continent and commits to adhering to individual and organisational feminist principles and values;
  • Passionate about UAF-Africa’s mission, committed to teamwork, and achieving results;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure especially when facing tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team;
  • Communications, knowledge management, public relations and conceptualization skills and ability to network widely;
  • Cultural sensitivity/valuing diversity: demonstrating an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organisation and the diversity of its constituencies, staff and board;
  • Able to demonstrate an international outlook and has ability to work in a fluid environment with dispersed team members;
  • Continuous learning: sharing research findings, innovative ideas about communications and knowledge management across the organisation and building a culture of knowledge sharing and learning across the African women’s rights

Work Environment

  • This is a regional position that involves some regional and international travel;
  • The position is based in the successful candidates Francophone West African country of residency;
  • UAF-Africa is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices;
  • In order to build the strongest possible workforce, UAF-Africa actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, and resume to jobs@uaf-africa.org with “Communications & Media Associate – Francophone” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

 

2. Grantmaking Programme Officer-Anglophone

Position Title Grantmaking Programme Officer– Anglophone
Department Programmes
Position Location Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda
Reporting to Grantmaking Coordinator
Type of Contract 3 years fixed term
Start Date As soon as possible


Position Overview

The Grantmaking Programme Officer will support the grantmaking programme to ensure that time urgent financial and intellectual resources are awarded to women’s human rights actors, working on the African Continent to advance women’s human rights with a keen focus on advancing economic empowerment and justice, combating violence against women (VAW), Sexual Based Violence (SGBV) and advancing gender non-conforming and minority rights in Africa. This position will be based in the successful candidates’ East African country of residence (Kenya, Uganda or Tanzania). The candidate reports directly to the Grantmaking Coordinator.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the identification of possible grantees to provide much needed technical and financial support;
  • Review all submitted grant applications, oversee and task Programme Associates accordingly to ensure timely delivery of desired grant targets;
  • Ensure that the grants awarded are in line with the stipulated funder obligations, with a focus on advancing economic empowerment and justice, combating violence against women (VAW), Sexual Based Violence (SGBV) and advancing gender non-conforming and minority rights in Africa.
  • Correspond (answering queries, addressing concerns) and collaborate with the Grant-making Committee during the voting process of the grant-making processes;
  • Provide expert guidance in the awarding of grants to ensure that aspects of women’s human rights in line with their dignity and wellbeing are well addressed;
  • Offer expert guidance, knowledge sharing and clarity around the Fund’s key thematic areas of support;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with UAF-Africa’s grantmaking advisors in the Anglophone African region; seek opinions and work with advisors and endorsers on grant proposals;
  • Provide endorsements for grantees and key partners seeking funding from other funders;
  • Represent UAF-Africa at meetings, conferences and convenings in relation to grantmaking;
  • Correspond and share information with women’s rights organisations, grantees, partners and networks, including participation in networks’ convenings in which UAF-Africa is a member and share information and contacts, to grow visibility of the Fund;
  • Work collaboratively with other staff within the Fund to prepare funder proposals, reports and any such publications used to showcase the work of the Fund and promote visibility;
    Actively solicit and seek out possible grantees championing women’s human rights on the continent;
  • Ensure that the values and guiding principles of UAF-Africa are adhered to through the Fund’s grantmaking activities;
  • Conduct field visits to grantees to understand progress and learnings and to gather feedback on the grantmaking process and how it can continuously improve to better serve the women on the continent;
  • Develop a pipeline of potential grantees to the Fund, with a commitment to reaching traditionally neglected and under-funded grassroots women’s organisations, including newly established and non-registered groups that have no access to or receive little-to-no funding from large funders.
  • Explore new grantmaking models that are grantee-centric and reduce technical barriers for grantees;
  • Support a learning community of grantees to encourage networking, capacity building, and collaboration, and identify new partners to collaborate in advancing grantmaking strategies;
  • Actively support learning and ensure that promising practices and lessons learned locally are disseminated regionally, and vice versa;
  • Providing periodic reports for internal/external communications to the team and other stakeholders;
  • Work with the Grantmaking team to prepare grantmaking financial reports for presentation to the Board as and when required;
  • Maintaining open and fluid communications with all the other staff within the Fund located in various other African countries.


Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Economics, Business Studies, Social Sciences, Women/Gender Studies, Law, Human rights, or other relevant fields.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience working in or with organisations in the global south, preferably women’s rights oriented organisations;
  • Grantmaking experience, working on initiatives to address human rights issues – particularly girls, women, gender non-conforming and other minority people’s rights – through a human rights and feminist approach;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications;
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of women’s human rights issues on the African Continent, with a focus on women’s economic empowerment and justice, VAW, SGBV and gender non-conforming and minority rights communities;
  • Passionate about UAF-Africa’s mission, committed to teamwork, and achieving results; including a commitment to gender transformative grantmaking, community-led development, and grassroots movement building;
  • Experience working in a virtual set up with seamless task coordination regionally on the African continent;
  • Experience working in Africa, mostly East Africa is an added advantage;
  • Strong group facilitation, presentation, and community organising skills;
    Detail oriented with the ability to manage and track big picture data and deadlines across multiple grantees;
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and organisational skills;
  • Self-starter and proactive, with an ability to make decisions under conditions of uncertainty;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to manage multiple deadlines.
  • Proven experience working effectively in a cross-cultural team;
  • Proficiency in and experience with grant management systems is preferred. Salesforce experience is an asset.
  • Flexible and willing to perform other tasks as assigned, in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment.


Work Environment

This is a regional position that involves some national, regional and international travel.
UAF-Africa is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices. In order to build the strongest possible workforce, UAF-Africa actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. The position can be based in Kenya, Uganda or Tanzania.

How to Apply
Please submit cover letter, and resume to jobs@uaf-africa.org with “Grantmaking Programme Officer – Anglophone” in the subject line. The position is open until filled. No phone calls please.


3. Grantmaking Programme Officer- Francophone

Position                                                              Grantmaking Programme Officer- Francophone
Department Programmes
Position Location Candidate’s Francophone West African Country of Residency
Reporting to Grantmaking Coordinator
Type of Contract 3 years fixed term
Start Date As soon as possible


Position Overview
The Grantmaking Programme Officer will support the grantmaking programme to ensure that time urgent financial and intellectual resources are awarded to women’s human rights actors, working on the African Continent, (with a specific focus on Francophone Africa) to advance women’s human rights with a keen focus on combating violence against women (VAW), Sexual Based Violence (SGBV), Sexual Reproductive and Health Rights (SRHR) and gender non-conforming and minority rights in Africa. This position will be based in the successful candidates’ Francophone West African country of residence, and it reports directly to the Grantmaking Coordinator

Specific Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the identification of possible grantees to provide much needed technical and financial support;
  • Review all submitted grant applications, oversee and task Programme Associates accordingly to ensure timely delivery of desired grant targets;
  • Ensure that the grants awarded are in line with the stipulated funder obligations, with a focus on VAW, SGBV, SRHR and gender non-conforming communities.
  • Correspond (answering queries, addressing concerns) and collaborate with the Grant-making Committee during the voting process of the grant-making processes;
  • Provide expert guidance in the awarding of grants to ensure that aspects of women’s human rights in line with their dignity and wellbeing are well addressed;
  • Offer expert guidance, knowledge sharing and clarity around the areas of VAW, SGBV, SRHR of women and young girls in Africa;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with UAF-Africa’s grantmaking advisors in the Francophone African region; seek opinions and work with advisors and endorsers on grant proposals;
  • Provide endorsements for grantees and key partners seeking funding from other funders;
  • Represent UAF-Africa at meetings, conferences and convenings in relation to grantmaking;
  • Correspond and share information with women’s rights organisations, grantees, partners and networks, including participation in networks’ convenings in which UAF-Africa is a member and share information and contacts, to grow visibility of the Fund;
  • Work collaboratively with other staff within the Fund to prepare funder proposals, reports and any such publications used to showcase the work of the Fund and promote visibility;
  • Actively solicit and seek out possible grantees championing women’s human rights on the continent;
  • Ensure that the values and guiding principles of UAF-Africa are adhered to through the Fund’s grantmaking activities;
  • Conduct field visits to grantees to understand progress and learnings and to gather feedback on the grantmaking process and how it can continuously improve to better serve the women on the continent;
  • Develop a pipeline of potential grantees to the Fund, with a commitment to reaching traditionally neglected and under-funded grassroots women’s organisations, including newly established and non-registered groups that have no access to or receive little-to-no funding from large funders.
  • Explore new grantmaking models that are grantee-centric and reduce technical barriers for grantees;
  • Support a learning community of grantees to encourage networking, capacity building, and collaboration, and identify new partners to collaborate in advancing grantmaking strategies;
  • Actively support learning and ensure that promising practices and lessons learned locally are disseminated regionally, and vice versa;
  • Providing periodic reports (both in French & English) for internal/external communications to the team and other stakeholders;
  • Work with the Grantmaking team to prepare grantmaking financial reports for presentation to the Board as and when required;
  • Assist the Finance team with translation (French to English /English to French) during the grant notification process;
  • Offer translation support (French to English /English to French) as and when required;
  • Maintaining open and fluid communications with all the other staff within the Fund located in various other African countries.


Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Women/ Gender Studies, Law, Human rights, or other relevant fields

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience working in or with organizations in the Global South, preferably women oriented organisations;
  • Grantmaking experience, working on initiatives to address human rights issues – particularly girls’, women, gender non-conforming and other minority people’s rights – through a human rights and feminist approach;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French & English. Bilingual (French/English) a must have;
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of women’s human rights issues on the African Continent, with a focus on VAW, SGBV, SRHR and gender non-conforming communities;
    Passionate about UAF-Africa’s mission, committed to teamwork, and achieving results; including a commitment to gender transformative grantmaking, community-led development, and grassroots movement building;
  • Experience working in a virtual set up with seamless task coordination regionally on the African continent;
  • Experience working in Africa, mostly Francophone West Africa is an added advantage;
    Strong group facilitation, presentation, and community organising skills;
    Detail oriented with the ability to manage and track big picture data and deadlines across multiple grantees;
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and organisational skills;
  • Self-starter and proactive, with an ability to make decisions under conditions of uncertainty;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to manage multiple deadlines.
  • Proven experience working effectively in a cross-cultural team;
  • Proficiency in and experience with grant management systems is preferred. Salesforce experience is an asset;
  • Flexible and willing to perform other tasks as assigned, in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment.


Work Environment

This is a regional position that involves some national, regional and international travel.
UAF-Africa is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices; In order to build the strongest possible workforce, UAF-Africa actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. The position will be based in the successful candidate’s Francophone West African country of residency.

How to Apply
Please submit cover letter, and resume to jobs@uaf-africa.org with “Grantmaking Programme Officer – Francophone” in the subject line. The successful candidate must be based in their Francophone West African Country of Residency. The position is open until filled. No phone calls please.


4. Programmes Director

Position                                                        Programmes Director
Department Programmes
Position Location Candidate’s African Country of Residence
Reporting to Executive Director
Type of Contract 3 years fixed term
Start Date As soon as possible


Position Overview
The Programmes Director is an exceptional, dynamic, self-driven, team player with a unique hybrid of activism and leadership qualities. Supported by a values oriented team, she has experience at senior management level, knowledge of and commitment to feminist principles and values and women’s human rights issues, and a sophisticated ability to forge mutually reinforcing programming partnerships with relevant women’s rights CSOs, academia, media, private sector, UN & AU counterparts and with bilateral and non-traditional funders and actors in order to stimulate action in the mobilization of visibility and resources to advance women’s rights and gender equality.

Specific Responsibilities:

Strategic Programme Leadership

  • Provide strategic oversight, technical and programme management to ensure programmes delivery, high quality outputs, with accuracy and consistency;
  • Lead the development of organisational strategies of short, medium and long-term growth objectives;
  • Provide management advisory role on all aspects of programme support, including leading the core programmes team, and contributing to resource mobilisation;
  • Identify how to catalyse political debate and strategic action on issues emerging from UAF-Africa’s grant-making, in collaboration with other stakeholders, and to initiate and coordinate resultant initiatives;
  • Participate as a member of the UAF-Africa’s management team;
  • Play a key role in managing and expanding the regional advocacy programme portfolio; Participate in driving strategy development and overseeing progress towards the Fund’s strategic goals;
  • Responsible for leading organizational reviews, driving innovation and using research and data gathered from grantmaking, landscape analysis, planning and evaluation to ensure strategic goals and benchmarks are met.

Programmes Implementation

  • Develop a clear plan and strategy for programmes management to ensure effective implementation;
  • Monitor programmes budgets and prepare budget modifications where and when necessary;
  • Generate monthly programmes analysis reports for internal use;
  • Oversight for research and advocacy activities integrated in the overall programmes portfolio;
  • Strong understanding of feminist issues, advocacy, movement building and strengthening and/or funding environment facing women’s rights organisations in the global South;
  • Assess level of risks associated with programmes implementation and suggest mitigation strategies.
  • Develop and maintain solid working relationships with relevant stakeholders;
  • Develop user-friendly guidelines, and toolkits for effective programmes implementation and reporting;
  • Manage staff development through performance-based management and leadership;
  • Cultivate a learning culture amongst a growing team, in addition to implementing a learning and impact system throughout the organisation;
  • Provide early identification and escalation of issues in grant performance to ensure risks are mitigated.

Partnerships and Outreach

  • Contribute to proposal development for programmes growth;
  • Lead and manage programmes trends analysis for continuous improvement and growth;
  • Forge mutually reinforcing partnerships with relevant women’s rights CSO partners, academia, media, private sector, UN & AU counterparts and with bilateral and non-traditional funders and actors in order to stimulate action in the mobilisation of visibility and resources to advance and women’s rights and gender equality;
  • Oversee outreach missions and ensure relevance to overall organisational goals;
  • Positively represent the organisation in local and international fora as required.

Grant Management

  • Primary responsibility of grants budget – ensure grants are awarded as per set guidelines;
  • Approval of expenses and expenditures within programmes;
  • Ensure that grants are awarded in line with funder requirements and regulations;
  • Oversee and ensure timely submission of all necessary programmes reports;
  • Ensure compliance to all funding requirements, conditions and reporting;
  • Work collaboratively with other portfolio leads to ensure smooth and seamless delivery of work.

Other duties

  • Deputise the ED and act in the ED’s absence;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.

Professional Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Law, Women or Gender Studies, or other development-related fields.

Relevant Experience

  • A minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible experience of managing a diversified national /regional women’s/human rights programme in a funding setting working on grant making, advocacy, alliance building, action research and communications;
  • Feminist with in-depth contextual knowledge of the women’s rights situation on the continent and commitment to adhering to individual and organisational feminist principles and values;
  • Demonstrated expertise in successful resource mobilisation;
  • Proven experience in managing and leading virtual staff and team building;
  • Knowledge of feminist and social justice/development frameworks, donor liaison and management;
  • Familiarity with grantmaking would be an added advantage.

Key Skills

  • Fluency in written and spoken English (ability to write and speak French would be an added advantage);
  • Passionate about UAF-Africa’s mission, committed to teamwork, and achieving results through building effective teams;
  • Excellent inter-personal, public speaking and negotiation skills;
  • Virtual team leadership;
  • Balanced and intuitive decision-making;
  • Role modelling;
  • Proven results-based programme development, organisation and management;
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate emerging needs and integrate them speedily into priority settings;
  • Good understanding of electronic communications and standard office computer software;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines;
  • Working knowledge and proficiency in and experience with grant management systems is preferred. Salesforce experience is an asset.


Work Environment

This is a regional position that involves extensive national, regional and international travels. UAF-Africa is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices. In order to build the strongest possible workforce, UAF-Africa actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. The position will be based in the successful candidate’s African country of residence.

How to Apply
Please submit cover letter, and resume to jobs@uaf-africa.org with “Programmes Director” in the subject line. The successful candidate must be based in their African country of residency. The position is open until filled. No phone calls please.


5. Learning Monitoring & Evaluation Programmes Officer

Position                                                               Learning Monitoring & Evaluation Prog. Officer
Department Programmes
Position Location Candidate’s African Country of Residence
Reporting to Programmes Director
Type of Contract 3 years fixed term
Start Date As soon as possible


Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensure an appropriate Learning Monitoring and Evaluation (LM&E) system is in place and is being adhered to;
  • Develop LM&E tools that are relevant to the work of UAF-Africa;
  • Periodically review and update LM&E tools so that they adapt appropriately to changing operating contexts;
  • Ensure relevant and timely LM&E information is provided in user-friendly formats to key stakeholders, including grantees, UAF-Africa staff, Board and funders;
  • Systematically encourage grantee accountability for demonstrating results in a consistent manner;
  • Act as a focal point to organise and manage Learning Monitoring reviews and Evaluations of the Fund’s work;
  • Contribute to the analysis of outcome data and recommend improvements to the grantmaking programme interventions and to enhance the portfolio’s ability to demonstrate outcome focused results;
  • Ensure sound review of the Fund’s strategic plan to confirm all components of the work delivery are assessed, measured and adequately attended to;
  • Prepare and submit periodic monitoring reports to management;
  • Work hand in hand with grantmaking team and grantees to gather reports and prepare outcomes on grant matrices;
  • Train staff, grantees and partners in appropriate Learning Monitoring and Evaluation techniques to build capacity of staff, increase awareness on the importance of Learning Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Explore more innovative, efficient and effective ways of work LM&E delivery;
  • Work in close collaboration with other portfolios to strengthen the data quality, accuracy and consistency to build credible performance evidence for effective reporting;
  • Work collaboratively with the team to ensure seamless delivery of the Fund’s objectives;
  • Prepare insightful evidence-based reports, trends analysis, recommendations, aimed at improving the work delivery within UAF-Africa and externally;
  • Provide Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation findings and recommendations to support performance planning and risk analysis, emergency preparedness, security risk management and risk mitigation initiatives.


Qualifications
Master’s degree in LM&E, Statistics, Economics or Performance Management, Research Methods or any other related field.

Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a human rights funding mechanism, grantmaking or implementing organisation – especially women’s rights organisations;
  • Experience working with LM&E tools required; Impact mapper, log frames, Salesforce and other LM&E tools;
  • Demonstrated experience using a mix of informational sources and LM&E/research methods to analyse programme progress;
  • Ability to clearly communicate LM&E findings to a range of external and internal stakeholders;
  • Knowledge of women’s rights issues, particularly within the context of Africa is desirable;
  • Passionate about UAF-Africa’s mission, committed to teamwork, and achieving results; Strong feminist conceptualisation and analytical skills;
  • Excellent command of written and oral skills;
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft skills and applications;
  • Strong sense of initiative and ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work quickly and efficiently (under pressure), especially when facing tight deadlines;
  • Proven experience working effectively in a fast-paced and cross-cultural team;
  • Flexible and willing to perform other tasks as assigned.


Work Environment
This is a regional position that involves some regional and international travel. UAF-Africa is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices. In order to build the strongest possible workforce, UAF-Africa actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. The position will be based in the successful candidate’s African country of residency.

How to Apply
Please submit cover letter, and resume to jobs@uaf-africa.org with “Learning Monitoring & Evaluation Programme Officer” in the subject line. The successful candidate must be based in their African country of residency. The position is open until filled. No phone calls please.


6. Learning Monitoring & Evaluation Programmes Associate

Position                                                               Learning Monitoring & Evaluation Prog. Associate
Department Programmes
Position Location Candidate’s African Country of Residence
Reporting to Learning Monitoring & Evaluation Prog. Officer
Type of Contract 3 years fixed term
Start Date As soon as possible


Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist the LM&E Officer in ensuring an appropriate Learning Monitoring and Evaluation (LM&E) system is developed and functional;
  • Utilise LM&E tools that are relevant to the work of UAF-Africa;
  • Assist the LM&E Officer to periodically review and update the tools for effective delivery;
  • In consultation with the LM&E Officer, identify capacity deficits and train staff, grantees and partners in use of appropriate Learning Monitoring and Evaluation techniques as a strategy of building capacity;
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic programme reviews and learning fora, ensure proper documentation of findings and learning;
  • Work closely with the grantmaking team to ensure effective LM&E processes within Rapid Response Grant Making (RRGM);
  • Initiate LM&E reports for review by the LM&E Officer;
  • Collate data from relevant sources and portfolios in the funder report writing process;
  • Follow-up with grantees on the submission of grantee reports for effective documentation;
  • Assist the LM&E Officer in the preparation of LM&E monthly and Board reports;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


Qualifications

Bachelors’ degree in LM&E, Statistics, Economics or Performance Management, Research Methods or any other related field.

Work Environment
This is an African Region position that involves some national, regional and international travel.  UAF-Africa is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices. In order to build the strongest possible workforce, UAF-Africa actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. The position will be based in the successful candidate’s African country of residency.

How to Apply
Please submit cover letter, and resume to jobs@uaf-africa.org with “Learning Monitoring & Evaluation Programme Associate” in the subject line. The successful candidate must be based in their African country of residency. The position is open until filled. No phone calls please.