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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer, Uganda

Full time, fixed term for two years

Based in Uganda, with travel between Kampala and Gulu

Motivation is seeking a full time Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Officer in Uganda. This role will focus on a new project that increases participation of children with disabilities in primary education. It is vital for enabling the project to achieve and report on the results of this project, which is funded by UK aid from the UK government.

Working with partners and the wider project team, the MEL officer will take a lead on the implementation and review of the MEL plan and Communication plan.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate monitoring, evaluation and learning skills, including the ability to analyse research and evaluation findings and other information for internal and external audiences. They will also have experience of reporting to large institutional donors such as FCDO (formerly DFID), Sida, etc.

This role is based in Motivation office in Mukono, Uganda. It will involve reasonable travel within the Country and the region for meetings, trainings and project visits, when it is safe to do so.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, outlining how they meet the job description, and their CV.

Completed applications should be sent to [email protected] before midnight (EAT) on 29 November 2020. Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

If successful and invited to interview, you will be asked to send your ID along with your certificate of good conduct before attending the interview.  

Due to the volume of applications we will only contact those candidates shortlisted for interview.


As the international development sector changes, we know Motivation must also evolve to achieve the greatest impact. Over the past year a new global focus on assistive technology for disability inclusion has emerged in politics and development. There has never been a better time for Motivation to influence wheelchair provision for future generations. 

To achieve this we are embarking on a period of change towards a global model of operation. We are building the capacity of our regional teams so they can drive and deliver the change that is required. We are exploring new funding models. We are building our sustainability. All this will enable Motivation to be in the best shape possible to grow our long term impact for disabled people in developing countries. Now is an excellent time to join our team. Read more. 

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