FHI 360 MERL Director Jobs

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FHI 360 MERL Director Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

FHI 360 Uganda looking for “MERL Director”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before February 15, 2024.

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization based in North Carolina. FHI 360 operates in more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. Established in 1971, the organization manages projects relating to family planning and reproductive health. In 1986 the organization began a worldwide response to HIV/AIDS.

The FHI 360 has published a job vacancy announcement on February 06, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of MERL Director to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Family Health International (FHI 360)
Position MERL Director
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum 12 years
Application Deadline February 15, 2024

FHI 360 Job Vacancy 2024

Job Summary/Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of the MERL plan for the Activity, including indicator selection and definition, target setting for all indicators, planning of all necessary data collection and analysis.
  • Oversee and directly contribute to the development and implementation of MERL tools and systems to collect, interpret and aggregate data that track tangible, measurable progress toward project results and data that meet donor reporting requirements.
  • Lead the development of the project learning agenda, design and implement learning and research studies, building evidence on which approaches tested by the program works and why.
  • Develop and support collaborative, learning and adaptive (CLA) approaches throughout the entire project to ensure that findings from all monitoring, assessment and survey activities are fed back into the project and disseminated to stakeholders and consortium partners for continuous program adjustments.
  • Oversee and coordinate data collection activities, including learning assessments and contextual assessments.
  • Develop high quality quantitative and qualitative methods and participatory methodologies to monitor program quality for performance and results; design appropriate feedback mechanisms to assess whether approaches implemented by the project are effective.
  • Working closely with the COP, lead team of MERL officers and provide training to staff, primary stakeholders, and implementing partners on MERL components in project design; such as monitoring plan, assessments, reviews, surveys and evaluations.
  • Provide ongoing oversight and technical assistance to consortium partners implementing monitoring and evaluation system, ensuring data and analysis are of high quality.
  • Lead data systems strengthening efforts, building the capacity of government and other stakeholders.
  • Oversee the publication and dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to program partners, donors, government counterparts, and other key stakeholders.
  • Provide high quality and timely submission of all required project reports, including documentation of success stories, analysis of data for indicator calculation, summary of qualitative findings, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with members of FHI 360’s Research & Evaluation team to achieve project MERL goals.

Position in Organization:

  • Full time
  • Posted Today
  • job requisition id – 2024200217


  • Master’s degree in monitoring and evaluation, education, international development, or related field from an accredited university.
  • At least 12 years of experience related to monitoring, evaluating and reporting on programs related to education in complex, resource-constrained settings.
  • Experience in design and implementation of MERL systems for USG-funded projects.
  • Experience with learning assessments; experience with early grade reading assessments preferred.
  • Experience with Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Frameworks and related data utilization.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Expertise in education integrating gender equality and social inclusion into MEL systems.
  • Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative education research and analytical methods.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated statistical analysis skills and use of relevant software (Excel, ODK/Kobo, PowerBi, SAS, Stata, SPSS, Epi Info, Atlas).
  • Strong facilitation skills for training enumerators, counterparts and project and partner staff; additional experience building the capacity of local partners preferred.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with program staff and supervise and develop junior staff.
  • Experience in the education sector in Uganda or the region strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of US Government rules, regulations, policies and procedures regarding compliance and reporting on projects and programs.
  • Fluent in English.

How to Apply FHI 360 MERL Director Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://fhi.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FHI_360_External_Career_Portal/job/Kampala-Uganda/MERL-Director–USAID-Uganda-Targeting-the-Learning-Crisis_Requisition-2024200217

The Closing Date: February 15, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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