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Job Description


Direct report:    Programs Lead

Duty station:    Kampala (with constant travel)

About Outbox

At Outbox, we assemble the infrastructure, people, knowledge and capital that supports entrepreneurs through the growth of inclusive communities that foster talent and create value where we operate. We take a deliberate approach to how we support Small and Growing Businesses, by differentiating our programs based on their unique needs, walking the lonely entrepreneurship journey with them, and capturing our learnings for the benefit of the next entrepreneur we might meet.

We have the best learning communities in the startup ecosystem in Uganda and utilize that competency to distribute our expertise beyond our walls. We strongly believe in the potential of technology to provide an unfair advantage to any business when used for good, and as such, focus on supporting digital entrepreneurs first.

Over the last eight (8) years, we have brought together the best people, companies, development partners, Government and knowledge (best practice) for our entrepreneurs to succeed – which is why we believe we are best placed to guide our ecosystem forward. Various partners have trusted us to lead our ecosystem and enabled us to continue our work of ensuring that every young person in Uganda has an opportunity to have dignified work.

The Role

The Monitoring and Evaluation Associate will support the development and evolution of organizational performance management framework as well as specific program M&E needs to ensure the quality and effectiveness of program implementation. The Associate will provide assistance to the program staff in developing performance monitoring plans and results frameworks during program design and implementation, creating M&E systems, processes & tools, contributing to measuring, analyzing and reporting results.

Job Summary/Responsibilities 

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the project monitoring and evaluation plan.

  • Write reports on activities carried out in the field as part of the project.

  • Manage (enter, check accuracy, generate outputs data) the databases (both monitoring and evaluation) used by the project.

  • Contribute to the design & adaptation of routine data collection tools and evaluation questionnaires.

  • Provide technical assistance to project implementing partners in building capacity in the use of data collection tools, monitoring and evaluation and analysis.

  • Actively contribute to the preparation of formative research, surveys and evaluation studies conducted by the project.

  • Receive, enter and analyze data from the sites on a weekly/monthly basis to produce reports and provide feedback to the line manager, sites and partners.

  • Make concrete proposals for the implementation of methods to improve the management and quality of project data.

  • Collaborate with project staff to process activity reports and mission reports as needed.

  • Ensure the archiving and security of data and various project reports.

  • Perform any other duties as deemed necessary by his/her supervisor.

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor Degree in a Social Science, Behavioral Science, Economics, Statistics, Management Information System or other MERL-related field. 

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position.

  • 1 year of experience in data management and entry is preferred.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Tools, including Excel and PowerPoint. 

  • Strong attention to detail and a self-starter attitude.

  • Excellent English writing and speaking skills.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

We offer competitive compensation and a package of exceptional benefits. 

Date of Expiry

Location (Town, District, Country)

Kampala, Uganda



How to Apply

To apply

Please email your cover letter and resume to indicating "Monitoring and Evaluation" in the subject line. Deadline to submit is 14th January 2022.

Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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