February 15, 2022

Vacancy Announcement: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Intern

Job title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Intern

Department: Programmes

Reports to: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator 

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) is a Pan-African Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development Organization with headquarters in Kampala, Uganda. Our work is entrenched in African feminist principles and geared towards a dignified equitable feminist society for African women, girls and gender expansive persons. This is through strengthening the individual and collective leadership capacities of African women, forming strategic partnerships to tackle patriarchy and challenging the existing systems of oppression for a just and secure Africa.

In a bid to ensure sustainable achievement of our vision, Akina Mama wa Afrika seeks to add to her team a competent, results-driven, proactive, and self-driven intern in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) unit.

Role Summary

The MEL Intern will support the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning function at Akina Mama wa Afrika. The person will ensure effective execution of MEL related activities to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of Monitoring and Evaluation plans across AMwA programs and projects.

  • Periodically enter M&E data in the Management Information System and where necessary conduct data cleaning and analysis to facilitate valid and reliable data.

  • Support the MEL unit in monitoring of established indicators across programmes and projects.

  • Conduct support supervision visits to programme/project sites in-country.

  • Participate in Evaluation and Learning activities as may be required, guided by the MEL team.

  • Support the coordination function of all MEL related training activities for staff and partners.

  • Support AMwA partners in entering data into the organization’s Management Information System and other data management systems across projects.

  • Support AMwA team in packaging reports for dissemination.

  • Work with the MEL team to track best practices and lessons for improved programme performance.

  • Support the administrative function within the MEL unit.

  • Collaborate with the Communication and Advocacy unit to document and share stories of change.

  • Contribute to the development and dissemination of information and visibility materials.

Experience and Qualifications 

The candidate should hold a university degree in a relevant field and have strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, SPSS). Previous experience in research and database management is an added advantage.

How to Apply

Candidates who meet the above specifications are requested to send their applications via email; addressed to the  Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Coordinator at; [email protected]

The subject line of the email should state: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Intern 

The application should include an application letter and Curriculum Vitae with the addresses of three professional referees and copies of your academic documents. Young feminist women, non binary and transgender persons, as well as people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The deadline for application is 25th February 2022 at 5:00pm (EAT).

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