PEAL Officer, Design

POSITION: PEAL Officer, Design
LOCATION: Mbarara, Uganda
EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years
REPORTING TO: Sr. PEAL Officer, Design

Job Description

The PEAL Officer, Design will be responsible for cost-effective and efficient project resource planning and allocations to help increase household income and production RTV partner communities. Cost-effective and impact-driven project designs are a very critical component to the pathway out of ultra-poverty for last-mile communities, and this role is vital to the realization of this goal. The PEAL Officer – Design will also take on the component of research and innovation for impact-driven project learning and improvements.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Conduct cost-effective and efficient project resource allocations to achieve optimal impact in RTV’s partner communities.
  • Review, interpret, and use data insights from baseline surveys to develop impact-driven projects.
  • Continuously analyze the different components and inputs of the project designs and prioritize inputs with the highest ROI.
  • Work collaboratively with the RTV expansion team to achieve the target beneficiary reach in Uganda and beyond.
  • Support project monitoring and evaluation activities and ensure the implementation activities are being followed according to the project design.
  • Undertake Research and Innovation programs/Initiatives to drive project efficiency.
  • Support the development of field-based tracking tools to be used by PEAL for project monitoring, evaluation, and reporting.
  • Work collaboratively with the PEAL analytics unit to develop project pilot concepts and their evaluation metrics to inform future projects.
  • Other duties as required by your Supervisor/Team Leader and/or Management

Requirements and Experience

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in Statistics, Economics, Population studies, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in planning and designing for projects.
  • Post-graduate qualification in Monitoring & Evaluation or Project Planning would be an added advantage.
  • Proven experience in designing projects for last-mile communities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite, especially Excel, Word, and PPT.
  • Data analysis and visualization apps like Stata, Alteryx, Tableau, PowerBi, and ArcGIS.


Desirable Attributes & Skills

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to execute and track tasks effectively while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines.
  • Accurate completion of multiple tasks while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, changing priorities, and competing deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal relations. Ability to establish, build and maintain effective working relationships with staff and clients to provide support
  • Strong training & facilitation skills

Application Process

To apply, please submit your application by March 26, 2024.

Raising The Village is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We highly encourage women candidates to apply.