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Interested in getting hands-on experience in Monitoring & Evaluation and Communication in development programmes?

And do you have an interest in international reproductive healthThen you might be who we are looking for.

We are looking for a volunteer Monitoring & Evaluation and Communication Officer (MECO) that will take the strategic lead in further developing our M&E framework, including our organisational indicators, tools and processes to support Womena in measuring and evaluating our program and project implementation. This will include using innovative solutions in supporting data collection and management for current and upcoming projects and programmatic activities.


The Monitoring & Evaluation and Communication Officer (MECO) will work on:

  • Further develop WoMena’s M&E tools and frameworks in collaboration with key partners and integrate the M&E framework into all projects
  • Assist the training team in establishing quality assurance process to ensure training is delivered to the desired quality
  • Analyse M&E data across projects on a monthly basis and flag issues and achievements to management, including writing M&E reports and updates for ongoing projects
  • Analyse and use M&E data for internal and external communication purposes
  • Planning and supporting data collection and management of monitoring processes for a refugee menstrual health research project as well as several training projects with help and inputs from other WoMena team members
  • Provide updates for facebook, website and other social media channels
  • Help develop quarterly newsletters
  • Other tasks when needed

WoMena offers:

  • An opportunity to get strong hands-on experience with Monitoring & Evaluation and
  • Communication within an interesting development settings
  • High level of responsibility and influence on your tasks
  • Experience in collaborating with local partner organizations and international organisations as well as our international network of volunteers and staff members
  • International network
  • A dedicated, friendly team and positive, dynamic working environment
  • Flexible hours, ability to work from home

Qualifications and skills/What we expect from you:

  • Graduate student or graduate volunteer with relevant academic background e.g. public health, international relations, development studies, social science or similar field.
  • Experience with M&E tools and techniques
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection, preferably in a developing country context
  • Demonstrates understanding of M&E principles, sound skills in managing and analysing data, ability to systematically arrange and visually present different types of data, understanding of local setting and context, experienced Microsoft office user, and preferably qualitative and quantitative data analysis software
  • Experience in and flair for communication including but not limited to social media
  • That you are creative, proactive and good at working independently, result- and solution-oriented, thrive on working in teams and you have good English communication skills
  • Experience in working/living in a development setting independently
  • Positive, supportive team player

Practical details:

  • 6-12 months internship in Uganda between July 2017–June 2018
  • Volunteers are expected to cover their own travel, visa and living expenses, while WoMena will cover all project-related expenses

Kindly send your motivation letter and CV in English to by 9th June 2017.

We look forward to receiving your application!