MEAL Advisor

Kampala, Central Region, Uganda · International · TRO-UGA-005


Trócaire is one of Ireland’s leading INGO’s, with over 40 years’ of experience in international development. Trócaire works through a partnership approach and is a member of worldwide networks such as Caritas and CIDSE. This is an exciting time in the history of the organisation as we continue to roll out our most recent strategic plan 2016-2020 and begin planning for beyond this period.

Trócaire has been working in Uganda for over 30 years and established an office in Kampala in 2008. Working with over twenty-five local partner organisations, Trócaire takes a rights based approach while focusing on Equitable Access to and use of Resources, Women’s Empowerment and the Protection of Human Dignity in Humanitarian Crisis. (Organisational Strategic Plan-CSP: 2016-20). The Trócaire Uganda country programme is built on a model that integrates a change process from micro to meso to macro levels through working with strong local partners, a commitment to capacity building, clear advocacy priorities, high levels of financial oversight and holistic programme design to bring about social change.

The role of the MEAL Advisor will be to support the country office and our partners to develop and use MEL systems and to ensure these systems are used for decision-making, reporting and documentation of results. This Advisor will need to be able to communicate MEL concepts to non-specialists in an easy to understand manner and support others to learn.

Reporting to: Programme Director

Safeguarding Children Policy: Trócaire is committed to Safeguarding Programme Participants from exploitation and Abuse. The successful candidate will be expected to sign and adhere to Trócaire Safeguarding Policies. In addition the successful candidate will be expected to complete a Self-Declaration Form

Key Duties & Responsibilities

1. Programme Technical Support (40%):

2. Partner Technical Support (40%)

3. Learning and Communications (10%)

4. Learning and Engagement with MEAL Network (5%)

5. Other (5%)


Person Specification – Essential Requirements (E)

(E) Qualification

(E) Experience

(E) Skills

(E) Qualities

(E) Knowledge

(E) Other

Person Specification – Desirable Requirements (D)

(D) Qualification

(D) Experience

(D) Skills


For the candidate with the required experience and passion for the role, Trócaire offers a competitive package of salary and benefits.

This position is open to Ugandan nationals only. Applications by 24 February 2019

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