Intern - Analysis, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (AMEL), SSA3 job at World Food Programme (WFP)

World Food Programme (WFP)

Intern - Analysis, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (AMEL), SSA3 job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 January 2022

Hiring Organization: World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Details:

The AMEL Intern will contribute to ongoing organisational culture change towards increased data use in WFP in Karamoja by ensuring that data from monitoring, evaluation, feedback, context analysis, gender analysis etc is consistently used to drive improvements in programming and to support the change towards continuous learning.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
• Programme Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Documentation and Learning
• Conduct routine monitoring field visits of programme activities, produce and share monitoring reports to inform adjustments and improvement action plans.
• Support the design, update or review and implementation of programme monitoring tools as per AMEL plan and ensure availability of appropriate tools in collection, compilation, analysis and utilisation across the WFP Karamoja programme portfolio to ensure consistency.
• Support development and rollout of programme targets and standards to ensure delivery of quality outputs and outcomes.
• Contribute inputs or ideas to guide development and maintainance of programme M&E data including supporting the continuous update of milestones in the programme performance tracking database.
• Support the consolidation, tracking and sharing of action points agreed upon in the monthly programme review or reflection meetings.
• Regularly track programme progress and update the indicator performance trackers to support reporting obligations to different stakeholders.
• Support documentation of best practices, case studies, lessons learnt, most significant change stories and reflection of the WFP Karamoja programme portfolio to provide evidence of impact.
• Support the review of all programme activity implementation plans including the monthly cooperating partner progress reports to ensure compliance with the WFP corporate results framework.
• Support the monitoring and consolidation of programme implementation findings against approved work plans and budgets to ensure timely and quality implementation.
• Support programme research, evaluations, organisational learning and documentation initiatives within the WFP Karamoja programme portfolio including reviewing and validating reports, and supporting reflectio and dissemination processes within and outside of WFP.
• Contribute to the monthly programme performance reporting requirements by providing timely and quality data.
• Provide the support required to ensure that WFP programming in Karamoja intentionally mainstreams food systems, gender, disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation, accountability to people that WFP serves, protection etc.
• Collaborate with the programme teams to ensure that the risks are regularly tracked, updated and mitigated as required.
• Learning and Organisational Culture Change
• Support WFP Karamoja organizational culture shift from a focus on data being primarily for donor reporting or indicator calculation purposes, to a focus on data use for programmatic course correction and other strategic and operational decision making.
• Champion respect for and use of complaints & feedback data, contextual analysis and gender analysis to improve programme design and delivery.
• Support greater sharing and use of gender-sensitive monitoring data, feedback and lessons learned across the WFP Karamoja programme portfolio and ensure that interventions are responsive to the needs of the people that we serve and are informed by sound understanding of Karamoja context.
• Ensure consistency of indicators across programme activities with the goal of supporting improvements of AMEL systems and procedures that measure performance and achievements towards outcomes and impact.
• Innovation, Knowledge Management and Capacity Strengthening
• Implement innovative practices, approaches and latest technologies in AMEL that are appropriate for Karamoja sub-region context.
• Engage in evidence generation and research iniatives that may contribute to improved evidence in WFP programme interventions in Karamoja.
• Provide support to institutionalize and share best practices and knowledge learned for AMEL products and services with internal and external stakeholders to strengthen capacity of WFP and cooperating partner staff, communities, DLGs etc. in evidence-based programming.
• Support planning and facilitation of M&E capacity strengthening activities for programme teams and partners to enhance quality data management and reporting.
• Purpose
• Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.
• Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).
• Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.
• Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.
• People
• Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.
• Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.
• Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.
• Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.
• Performance
• Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.
• Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.
• Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.
• Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.
• Partnership
• Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.
• Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.
• Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.
• Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.
• Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology: Understand and apply an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP’s strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), WFP guidance and technical standards.
• Data Analytics and Visualization: Collect and summarise programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities.
• Programme Monitoring and Review: Gather, organise, and provide data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided.

• Recent graduate with second-class honours bachelors degree qualification from a recognised university (certified by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - UNESCO) in Uganda in one of the following fields: statistics, quantitative economics, social sciences, social work, development studies or another relevant technical field. Post graduate level training or certficiation in monitoring and evaluation, project planning and management will be an added advantage. Graduation must be within the last 3 years (i.e. 2019 to 2021) at the time of applying for the internship.
• Experience:
• Demonstrated minimum experience in the following areas will be an added advantage: monitoring of development or humanitarian programmes or in a research related field, prior experience carrying out surveys or conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection, data analysis using SPSS and Excel, data visualisatio Tableau and/or Microsoft Power BI software, social development, programme planning or other related areas.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Karimojong languages and inter-cultural communication. High ethical standards and understanding of sensitivities pertaining to food assistance issues.
• Ability to work collaboratively with others, build and maintain partnerships, innovate and embraces change, think and act strategically, drive to achieve impactful results, manages ambiguity and complexity.
• Fluency in written and oral English language. Ability to communicate in basic Ngakarimojong, Lebthur and/or Swahili languages is a requirement.

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2021-12-18