Internship - Monitoring And Evaluation - Uganda Learning Activity, Kampala

Published 2023-05-25
Expires 2023-06-25
ID #1589559089
Internship - Monitoring And Evaluation - Uganda Learning Activity, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Published May 25, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Internship - monitoring and evaluation - uganda learning activity

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DescriptionQED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.The purpose of the USAID Learning Activity (ULA) is to further strengthen USAID/Uganda performance and improve the performance of its implementing partners, with a focus on collaborating, learning and adapting, in order to enhance the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development. The ULA will achieve this through three objectives:Collaboration: Strengthened collaboration, both internally and with external stakeholders, enables USAID to better leverage expertise, learning and resources; and deepens local ownership.Learning: Systematic learning, through applied research, monitoring and evaluation, informs and improves the relevance, quality and cost- effectiveness of programs and operationsPerforming: Adaptive management of program implementation and meta-level interventions to improve the quality of USAID program outcomes.ULA’s Internship Program is anchored within the Performance Improvement Pillar’s capacity to deliver results and rooted in USAID’s vision of fostering local capacity, ownership, and sustainability. The Internship Program aims to build capacity by providing the opportunity for recent graduates to utilize innovation and practice to strengthen their skills in improving program results in research, data management, logistics, monitoring and learning, and administration. There is one (1) total open intern position in the Learning department.The selected intern will receive a modest stipend to facilitate/cover commute, communication and daily expenses.Period of Performance: 6 months (May 1, 2023 – November 1, 2023) full-time.Purpose:The short-term Monitoring and Evaluation Intern will support ULA to improve systematic learning through monitoring and evaluation that informs and improves the relevance, quality, best practices, cost-effectiveness, and impact of USAID programs.Responsibilities Support the Learning Team in the conduct of desk research on topics related to USAID’s Development ObjectivesPerform statistical analyses, synthesize key highlights and actions during internal/external meetingsDesign monitoring, evaluation, and learning plans, monitor progress, and evaluate activitiesContribute to data input and cleaningProvide logistical support during fieldwork including conducting surveys, scheduling interviews, and note-takingFoster cross-learning discussions and exchanges cross the ULA with special interest in Performance and Learning PillarsTake notes during internal meetings and distribute as neededSynthesize and document insights and innovations for sharing and scaling-up through desk reviews, learning sessions, training, and experience sharingParticipate in available ULA learning opportunities including workshops, learning sessions, training, and eventsUtilize USAID guidelines to ensure compliance while drafting reports, work plans, trackers, and other documentsExecute other tasks to support ULA as assignedRequirements:Bachelors in Statistics, Economics, Monitoring & Evaluation, or another relevant field.Must have graduated within the previous 24 months. No candidates over 24 months’ post-graduation are eligible for the internship program.Exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills.Ability to work independently and display initiative.Excellent skills in using quantitative and qualitative methods.Receptive to feedback and open to learning.Proven integrity, problem solving, analytical and interpersonal skills with ability to multi-task.Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.Demonstrated skills in research, data management, systems management and reporting.Excellent skills in planning, organizing, preparing facilitation materials and guides.Good analytical, writing, communication and presentation skills

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