Mercy Corps

  • KAMPALA, UGANDA

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions
into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future.

Mercy Corps Kampala, Uganda
16/06/2019
Contract
About Mercy Corps Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. Program / Department Summary Mercy Corps is implementing a DFID funded blended finance facility called NUTEC Financial Services (NUTEC FS). This facility is implemented in collaboration with a financial institution partner in Uganda and focuses on testing innovative products and processes to increase the availability of capital for SMEs working for the agriculture sector in northern Uganda. NU-TEC FS is part of a broader agriculture sector development programme that intends to unlock market failures that create barriers to growth in the agriculture sector in northern Uganda. The programme's theory of change dictates that a one-time capital injection can, in the short run increase affordable finance available to agribusiness in northern Uganda and in the long term demonstrate the opportunity and tested strategies of risk management that can catalyse an increase in financial services accessible to agriculture markets. General Position Summary NUTEC FS is implemented using a market systems development approach. This approach dictates that NUTEC FS monitor the product development and lending activities in real time to enable adaptive learning as the programme progresses and measure the impact of lending to target borrowers, toward programme's overall targets. For this purpose, Mercy Corps is recruiting a monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) manager that also has a good understanding of financial products and services. The MEL manager will be responsible for setting up the MEL systems at the partner financial institution and working closely with the credit and risk departments to ensure processes are followed as required. The data from the system will be utilised for evaluating success and learning from product delivery and capturing any evidence of successful agribusiness growth in northern Uganda. The MEL manager will be the key person responsible for activities stated in the programme's MEL measurement plan developed during its inception period and track progress toward the overall log frame targets. MEL Manager will have a critical role in ensuring market driven financial products are being developed and for publication of market information to key stakeholders. MEL Manager will work closely with Short term technical assistance provided by Market Systems Advisors, Communications Advisors, Financial Product Development Advisors and Marketing and Sales teams at partner financial institution. Essential Job Responsibilities Programme MEL Work with the NUTEC team at the Bank to include key indicators for data collection in lending process including loan applications Compile MEL data required for DFID quarterly and annual reporting Present risk register as part of quarterly reports Provide updated learning agenda for annual reports Research and Learning Update NU-TEC FS learning agenda with Team Leadership Support data collection, analysis and presentation of data for 2 annual knowledge products, presenting programme learning – working with communications STTA Product development support Support Team Leadership, Agri-Business Lending Unit and Financial Institution Partners during product development cycles with product evaluation data Work with Short-Term Technical Advisors(STTAs) to inform product development through data on lending and Agriculture enterprises Supporting marketing teams Work alongside the research team at partner financial institution to support product research and innovation processes Work alongside the Financial Institution teams to identify new markets and agribusinesses Co-lead and support the bank team to conduct enterprise surveys through application processes Data management Work with the bank MIS system Consolidate data from surveys etc. Manage programme MEL system Alongside the Team Leader, maintain the Risk Register Donor reporting Support preparation and dissemination of monthly/ quarterly reports to donor, partner and Mercy Corps In liaison with the Team Leader, to make regular visits to field operations to assess the quality of the programme delivery Team Management Assist team members with information, tools and resources to improve performance & reach objectives. Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence. Coaching and guiding data enumerators hired for various roles. Finance & Compliance Management Ensure compliance with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to emergency programming. Influence & Representation Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met. Security Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies. Organizational Learning As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves. Accountability to Beneficiaries Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects. Supervisory Responsibility Data enumerators. Accountability Reports Directly To:  NUTEC Financial Services Team Leader Works Directly With:  NUTEC Financial Services Team, Partner Financial Institution staff and Short-term Technical Advisors Success Factors The job holder should be a person of high integrity, proactive, highly flexible, empathetic, willing to learn, creative with innovative mindset, entrepreneurial in orientation and have passion for data analysis and financial services. Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions The MEL Manager will be based in Kampala, Uganda and it requires up to 40% travel to Northern Uganda. Kampala provides a secure living environment. The location is secure with unlimited freedom of movement beyond the house/office. Staff have access to medical, electricity, water, etc. Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit/TDY to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues. Fostering a diverse and open workplace is an important part of Mercy Corps' vision. Mercy Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment. Knowledge and Experience Minimum of Bachelor's degree with focus on finance, economics or management 5+ years of professional experience in monitoring and evaluation. Experience in Uganda or the broader East Africa a plus 2+ years of experience in financial services related roles particularly and understanding of banking credit systems and processes. Experience in Agricultural Finance is an added advantage. Proven experience / training in financial analysis and modelling Able to identify key programme and Bank-level risks and raise them with programme leadership An interest in inclusive finance / agriculture finance a plus Experience working with Agriculture enterprises Capable statistician / data scientist Proficiency in MIS based data management a plus Good self-management and interpersonal skills Experience working in or for northern Uganda a plus Good written and oral communications skills in English Language   http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/mercycorps/job/oIxjafws/apply?__jvst=Job+Board&__jvsd=jobTarget
Mercy Corps Yumbe, Uganda
15/06/2019
Contract
About Mercy Corps Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. In Uganda, Mercy Corps has been working since May 2006 by focusing its programming on Health, adolescent girls’ empowerment, economic development, conflict mitigation, and humanitarian response. General Position Summary The Procurement Officer is responsible for carrying out all procurement aspects of Mercy Corps' operation. Working closely with Program, Administration, Finance and Logistics, the Procurement Officer is very instrumental in supporting program activities and in ensuring effectiveness and efficiency in delivery of services to the organization. The procurement officer is expected to do field visits to support field teams. Essential Job Functions ·  Procurement; · Daily coordination of Mercy Corps procurement activities; · Have a full understanding of Mercy Corps procurement policies, regulations and forms. · Assist Program and operational personnel in regular procurement planning meetings. · Assists staff as needed on creating clear and understandable purchase requests and other documentation; · Along with other procurement team members, coordinate all MC tenders and tender processes ensuring transparency, competitiveness and compliance to Mercy Corps and Donor regulations. · Be the facilitator to the contracts committee ensuring all processes and committee meetings are documented, transaction documents properly reviewed, approved and filed in accordance with standard operating procedure. · Collects quotations, pricelists and bids from the market to facilitate procurements as per Mercy Corps standard operating procedures and policies. · Keep the procurement masterlist database up to date at all times. Prepare standard or adhoc reports as requested. · Ensure proper use of procurement paperwork including Purchase Request, Request for Quotations, Bid Analysis, Purchase Order, Service Contract, Goods Received Note and Payment Request. Forms are completed to MC standards. · Interact with service providers, contractors, and other partners in coordination with the Program & Supervisor to ensure relationship is managed; · Sensitize vendors on Mercy Corps procurement procedures and advocate for high level of integrity. · Provide status reports on ongoing procurement transactions to respective programs. · Coordinate deliveries with requestors and vendors. · Maintain the filing of both hard copy and soft copy of the ongoing and complete Purchase Requests with all the supporting documents as required by the Mercy Corps Procurement Policy. · All incidents, procurement related, supplier related reports are captured and properly filed. · Enforce adherence to procurement thresholds, time –to-award timelines and approval authority matrix. · Coordinate with the Finance Department to ensure that payments to vendors are made on-time and without unnecessary strain on the financial systems of MC. · Ensure that all Mercy Corps' procurement activities are legal and moral. · In cooperation with financial management staff, help to ensure compliance with established financial management rules and procedures for all MC procurement and personnel. · Maintain a file on market prices for commonly bought items, and continuously review for any changes in market prices. · Maintain and update Supplier Database. · Support in establishment of Master Supplier agreements, especially for commonly used items, with interval reviews for any market changes. · Maintain the integrity of the segregation of duties in the procurement cycle. · Orient all Mercy Corps employees to Procurement procedures as needed. Assists in training staff on procurement policies and procedures. · Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission. · Field travel up to 30% will be required. · Other duties as assigned by supervisor. ·  Asset, Warehousing and Commodity aspects; · Along with warehouse in charge, oversee activities associated with the delivery and receipt of goods/commodities from vendors to the office and to different planned field locations are properly done. · Coordinate with the Warehouse on delivery of items including completion of Goods Received Notes, storage of items and transfer of items to field sites. · Assists with asset management. Identify assets during the course of procurement. Receive and track entry of all procured assets into the required tools. Notify the Asset Controller when expecting receipt of assets. · Maintain strict adherence to MC and relevant donor asset and warehouse policies and procedures. · Adhere to proper goods receiving, storage and warehousing procedures. · Complete required and customary documentation for shipments to Uganda such as waybills, bills of lading, customs declarations. · With the warehouse in charge, ensure WH is notified on time on the arrival of supplies including commodities and assets. · All other activities to ensure the smooth and consistent delivery of goods and supplies to offices and/or distributions points. · Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Finance & Compliance Management · Ensure compliance with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to Mercy Corps Field Procurement Manual, Field Finance Manual, Conflict of Interest Policy and all Mercy Corps Uganda policies Security · Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership. · Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies. Organizational Learning · As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves. Accountability to Beneficiaries Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects. Accountability: Accountable to all Mercy Corps policies and regulations as established by HQ and Mercy Corps Uganda Reports Directly to:  Procurement Manager, Kampala Supervisory Responsibility: None Works Directly with:  Logistics, Operations, Administration, Finance, and Program Leaders and Team Members Ethics and Integrity All Mercy Corps staff member are expected to behave ethically and demonstrate highest integrity in their professional and personal life. Mercy Corps has zero tolerance to any form of fraud, corruption, abuse, harassment or exploitation. Any breach of our policies or misconduct will lead to disciplinary action or may lead to termination. Knowledge and Experience · A Degree in Logistics and Procurement Management is desired · 3+ years’ experience in logistics and procurement with strong organizational skills · Ability to maintain the procurement and logistics filing system, · Ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel · Adaptability to unanticipated circumstances, · Microsoft Office computer skills and experience with using email. · Ability to communicate in English. · Proven ability to solve problems independently without supervision · Proven track record of highest personal integrity Success Factors The successful candidate will be capable of multi-tasking, rapid decision-making, have initiative, drive and a lot of energy, as well as high emotional intelligence, constructive mentoring skills and proven experience with capacity building. S/he will be committed to long-term program sustainability and the delivery of high-impact activities at the community level. Successful Mercy Corps team members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and challenging environments, and make effective written and verbal communication a priority. Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Mercy Corps' policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues HOW TO APPLY: How to apply : Submit your application through email to  ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org  addressed to the Human Resource Director, Mercy Corps Uganda. Include a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates.    
Mercy Corps Moroto, Uganda
14/06/2019
Full time
Description   About Mercy Corps Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.  In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions  into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.  Now, and for the future. GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY The Resilience Director for Karamoja will provide in-depth technical guidance and mentoring in resilience approaches for key complex, resilience-focused programs in Karamoja Uganda.  S/he will partner closely with lead program managers, technical officers and advisors, and monitoring and evaluation team to ensure resilience-thinking supports design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes within and across programs, and supports greater impact. In addition to strengthening technical approaches in resilience, s/he will be responsible for guiding teams and capturing program successes, failures, and lessons-learned, and facilitating adaptive management and reflective processes to ensure learning improves programming. S/he will directly and manage and oversee resilience research and learning program components Team and partner capacity-building and technical support Work closely with Managers to set team capacity-building priorities to ensure integration of resilience approaches into program design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning. Facilitate processes with team members that allow for integration of resilience approaches to improve sector-based and cross-sectoral programming, and get to impact Adapt and develop context and program-specific guidance, tools and trainings to advance the integration of resilience-thinking and action into program systems, to support results Coordinate and deliver support visits, training workshops and sharing/designing tools and resources that facilitate team capacity-building in resilience Provide technical support and mentoring to program managers and team members in ensuring high-quality, impactful implementation in resilience, documentation of lessons and taking initiatives to scale. Identify capacity-building needs and opportunities in resilience for program partners, to support an integrated resilience approach across programs Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.   Monitoring, measurement and Learning Facilitate the development of a resilience monitoring and learning agenda, tied to program outcomes Mentor program M&E and implementing teams to implement a resilience monitoring system, to track resilient program outcomes and document lessons-learned. Work with program teams to develop and facilitate an adaptive management process, to reflect on resilience monitoring results, take stock of successes and failures, and make program adjustments as necessary Work with teams to set and oversee the delivery of research and learning priorities in resilience, in consultation with donor, including measuring resilience at systems level Identify opportunities for ensuring resilience programs can demonstrate evidence and deliver compelling messages on what works best for resilience, Oversee support systems and structures that actively cultivate learning and exchange on resilience approaches team members and partner agencies; serve as technical lead on resilience across partner agencies Identify opportunities to professionally document and promote best practices and lessons learned that respond to the priority research and thought leadership topics. Coordinate the development of high quality learning products, program briefs and thought pieces articulating and sharing evidence and proxy indicators of success for building resilience Representation, partnership and outreach Facilitate liaising and maintaining strong relationships with donors and partners, jointly identifying resilience priorities and opportunities for influence and demonstrating impact Represent Mercy Corps Kenya and Uganda in strategic internal and external high-profile resilience events and conferences, including with donors, higher-level government stakeholders and multilateral institutions. Connect our thought leadership and influence agenda to representation and outreach efforts. Identify strategic partners for resilience building in collaboration and facilitate outreach and coordination efforts Promote resilience work within the organization and cultivate participation in communities of practice   Organisational learning As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.   Accountability to Beneficiaries Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically  to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects. Supervisory Responsibility: None   Reports Directly To:  Chief of Party, Apolou Works Directly With:  Secondary report to Regional Resilience Director, ESA Hub; Global Resilience team, Country Director, Program and M&E teams, DcoP, Apolou, Apolou Team Knowledge and Experience MA/S or equivalent experience in agriculture, environmental management, governance or other relevant international development field required. Minimum seven years of experience in program management, design, monitoring and evaluation, with proven ability to coordinate and manage diverse, complex initiatives. Thorough understanding of resilience thinking required, with an understanding of Mercy Corps’ approach to resilience a plus. Strong understanding of food security, youth, urbanization, market systems development, and environmental programs required. Experience in international development and humanitarian assistance in East Africa is strongly preferred. Demonstrated ability to design and facilitate processes to use research and M&E to improve program learning and adaptive management. Strong representation, networking and facilitation skills. Proven ability to synthesize and communicate complex subjects/topics effectively to multi-stakeholder groups. Effective verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, organizational, and prioritization skills. Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring, and other formal and non-formal methods. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a diverse, geographically spread team.   Success Factors The successful candidate will apply a strong combination of program leadership and relationship-building skills with an outstanding ability to contribute to innovation, influence and impact across a set of complex contexts and multi-sector programs. With a high capacity to deliver results under tight deadlines with multiple priorities, the Resilience Director will have the ability to strategically develop and guide a course of action for Mercy Corps’ complex resilience programs under his/her mandate. Commitment, flexibility and openness to new practices, concepts, ideas and change for continuous improvement will serve the position and team well. Public relations skills are integral success factors in this position.  Excellent negotiation and communication skills will foster the development of donor and partner relationships. Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions This position is based in Kampala with 40% travel to domestic sites, primarily Moroto in the Karamoja region, and regionally, primarily to Kenya and Zimbabwe. Travel to other locations for regional representation may be required. When in the field the team member will need to able to work in remote settings and possibly over weekends and/or evening as required by the schedule. Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit/TDY to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues. Fostering a diverse and open workplace is an important part of Mercy Corps’ vision. Mercy Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment.   http://jobs.jobvite.com/mercycorps/job/oYS59fwO
Mercy Corps Moroto, Uganda
09/06/2019
Fixed Term Appointment
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Participant Registration Officer Monitoring and Evaluation  Moroto, Uganda Description *This is a 6 months role About Mercy Corps Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.  Now, and for the future. Program / Department Summary Mercy Corps implements high quality- analytical work in tough environments. We’ve been operating in Uganda since 2006 and currently manage a range of programs in Acholi, West Nile and Karamoja sub-regions with funding from a host of donors. In October 2017, Mercy Corps was awarded a 5 year USAID/ Food for Peace- funded program working in 4 districts in Karamoja (Amudat, Moroto, Kotido and Kaabong), the Apolou Activity. The Activity goal “improved food and nutrition security” has four purposes with cross cutting themes of gender and youth and resilience: Inclusive and effective governance contributes to food and nutrition security Improved health and nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women, children under five, and adolescent girls Improved WASH conditions Adolescent girls, adolescent boys, women and men access diverse and secure livelihoods through improved capacities and strengthened market systems Apolou is implemented by a consortium of actors led by Mercy Corps, including Save the Children, Whave Solutions, four local partners (KAPDA, NARWOA and Riam Riam) and Tufts University’s Feinstein International Centre (FIC). General Position Summary The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Participant Registration Officer will work with the Mercy Corps Apolou Activity team to oversee and coordinate participant registration into Apolou’s Individual Participant Tracking System. The MEL Participant Registration Officer will be responsible for the management of a large team of enumerators (about 40) and the data quality/protection of all the individual participant’s information clustered at the household level. The MEL Participant Registration Officer will develop Standard Operation Procedures (SoPs) for the registration process and ensure smooth logistics of data collection. Essential Job Responsibilities Essential functions Work closely with the Apolou team to ensure quality registration data Provide oversight of all enumerators across four districts Train enumerators on data collection tools Establish data collection schedule across four districts Develop standard operating procedures to ensure consistent data collection. Implement standards with enumerators. Manage all logistics of data collection including hiring vehicles, enumerator payments, and daily movement schedules. Analyze, map and verify data throughout the data collection process. Other duties as assigned. Finance & Compliance Management Ensure compliance with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to food security programming. Security Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies. Organizational Learning  As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves. Accountability to Beneficiaries Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically  to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects. Supervisory Responsibility Supervision of Enumerators Accountability Reports Directly To:  MEL Advisor Works Directly With:  MEL Officers, Activity Team Leads, Activity Team Members Knowledge and Experience Bachelor’s degree in management, statistics, economics, social science or related field. Master’s preferred At least 1 years field experience in monitoring and evaluation of nutrition, food security, agricultural livelihoods or value chain development programs. With a minimum of 1 year management experience Experience living and working in East Africa Good understanding and skills at data management. Strong computer literacy with a full knowledge of MS Office applications. Preferred experience with CommCare HQ. Strong knowledge of mobile data collection tools and best practices. Experience with case management systems preferred. Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members. Strong team coordination, listening, and consensus building skills. Fluent in both spoken and written English. Success Factors The successful MEL Participant Registration Coordinator will combine exceptional management skills and experience in data collection. S/he will have an ability to think creatively about operationalizing and improving the M&E system of the program. S/he will have proven experience with cross-cultural team and capacity building, individual staff development and strong mentoring skills. Multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem solving and simultaneous attention to detail as well as strategic vision are essential. The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority in all situations. A good sense of humor and the ability to learn from mistakes also goes a long way! Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions The position is based in (Kotido or Moroto, Uganda). The region is secure with access to most basic amenities. Guest house accommodation will be provided. Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all locations. Fostering a diverse and open workplace is an important part of Mercy Corps’ vision.  Mercy Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment.   http://jobs.jobvite.com/mercycorps/job/oQ0gafw0
Mercy Corps Kampala, Uganda
27/05/2019
Temporary Appointment
Description   Background: The NU-TEC Financial Services is a DFID funded blended finance facility for agriculture market system in northern Uganda. To implement the facility, Mercy Corps is partnering with a commercial financial institution to establish a fund for lending to agribusinesses and agriculture projects that would otherwise be considered ‘too high a risk’ for commercial lending. The new portfolio will aim to adopt innovative risk assessment and management strategies that incentivise financial institutions to adopt reduced borrowing requirements and make lending capital available to a wider segment of the market. Purpose  /  Project   Description : The programme needs to finalise a results log frame with targets for lending and other development indicators required by DFID. An initial logframe has been prepared, additional discussions with NUTEC learning partner are scheduled for May 2019. During these discussions, the MEL Advisor will represent the programme to finalise a programme logframe. The advisor will work with the Deputy Team Leader to finalise programme targets with DFID. Based on the agreed logframe, the MEL Advisor will develop a measurement plan including reporting against targets and data collection and analysis to inform programme development.  The fund operates using the partner bank’s standard operating processes and these processes need to be efficiently utilised to track development indicators required by DFID. The MEL Advisor will work with the Equity Bank MIS management team and the NUTEC FS team to set up the tracking system. Based on the MEL measurement plan the consultant is expected to recommend the scope of work to resource the MEL delivery during project implementation. Key Responsibilities will include: Work with the MEL advisors at the learning partner institution to complete the programme logframe and finalise the theory of change In communication with the DTL and DFID Advisor finalise the programme logframe targets including – loan targets and development targets. Propose a suitable measurement plan using simple measurement tools and effectively utilising the bank’s internal MIS framework. Based on the measurement plan provide an indicative SOW to resource the data collection and learning component. Based on the measurement plan establish the resources required for on-going monitoring and data collection working toward measurement milestones proposed in the plan Deliverables : Complete programme logframe acceptable to DFID  MEL measurement plan including resource requirements and estimated budget Capacity building of long-term staff for MEL measurement during programme implementation Setting up the systems for adopting the measurement plan Duration of Consultancy: Approxmitaley - 25 April - 01 June 2019  Up to a maximum of 15 billable days  Qualifications: Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics or Economics 5 years of experience working in senior monitoring and evaluation capacity for DFID projects Understanding of the DCED standards of monitoring and evaluation for market development projects Demonstrated experience developing theory of change and logframes for DFID projects Experience working with a fund or blended finance facility a plus East Africa experience a plus Excellent verbal and writing skills Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment High degree of integrity and strong work ethic The Consultant will work closely with: NUTEC FS Team at partner financial institution. The Consultant will report to: For technical matters to Deputy Team Leader and Corporate matters to Team Leader for NUTEC Financial Services.   http://jobs.jobvite.com/mercycorps/job/oywR9fwO