Global Non-profit Careers – M&E Officer at MAP International

Job Title: M&E
Officer
Organisation: MAP International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader –
Karamoja
About MAP:
MAP International, is a global non – profit faith based organization
that was founded in 1954, that supports humanitarian, health, relief and
development initiatives in vulnerable communities to improve the health and
overall welfare of people in more than 130 developing countries. MAP
International maintains an affirmed commitment to diversity and equal
opportunity in the fulfillment of its global mission. MAP offers its services
to all people, regardless of their religion, gender, race, nationality or
ethnic background.
Job Summary: The M&E
Officer will be mainly responsible for supporting the programs/projects staff
in the preparation of the Annual Work Plans and Budgets, collecting information
from each stakeholder and, implementing means of verification and control of
this information. He/She will report directly to the Team Leader – Karamoja
with whom he/she will work to prepare the consolidated Annual Work Plans and
Budgets. He/she will work closely with all implementing partners for all
components to ensure timely delivery of M&E data.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in the design of the
    monitoring and evaluation system with particular reference to the Logical
    Framework and indicators identified during the design stage of the program
  • Plan for and provide technical support to
    program/project in assessments, designing, annual planning and
    evaluations.
  • Compile and produce progress and
    performance reports to the program/project team for effective decision
    making.
  • Disseminate MAP guidelines, tools and
    standards to the program/project staff
  • Develop and administer performance
    monitoring tools to track program indicators in line with the program
    implementation plan.
  • Offer technical support and guidance to
    the staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on program performance
    monitoring and evaluation according to program implementation plan and
    donor requirements
  • Carrying out baseline surveys (training,
    implementation, data cleaning, analysis and final reports).
  • Review of monthly databases for monitoring
    project progress as per M&E plan for program and projects.
  • In charge of dissemination of monthly
    results in a user friendly format to facilitate project learning and rapid
    response.
  • Mentor, coach and train field staff on the
    M&E plan
  • Carry out quality assurance visits to test
    monitoring data quality
  • Use and train staff on innovative
    targeting tools (coping strategy index, CSI) and the Ten Seeds Technique
    approach
  • Maintain a data management system using
    Excel, Access, SPSS or other data management and analysis software.
  • Participate in and/or coordinate the
    timely collection and analysis of all program performance data and success
    stories.
  • Perform field visits to document best
    practices, conduct case studies, and carry out spot checks on data
    reported;
  • Coordinate with INGO partners to ensure
    the M&E plan is implemented and high standards of data quality are
    withheld
  • Actively participate in other M&E
    activities as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The candidate must ideally hold a bachelor’s
    degree in statistics, demography, agriculture or related social sciences;
  • Demonstrated capacity to work
    independently, take initiative and manage a variety of activities
    simultaneously;
  • A minimum of four years’ professional
    experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluation systems of
    agricultural, WASH, health and rural development projects; proficient in
    written and spoken English.
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively as a
    member of a team.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. capacity to
    use data entry and analysis software such as SPSS, MS Access, MS Excel,
    etc.
How to Apply: 
All qualified and interested
applicants must send an updated resume/CV, cover letter, statement of faith,
previous salary history, minimum salary requirements, three professional
references (e-mail address and phone number to include Supervisors), and a date
of availability to mapuganda@map.org.
NB: Only
short – listed candidates will be contacted.
The email subject line MUST
include the following: M&E Officer – Kotido Uganda and attach to the email
enclose the information as outlined in the paragraph above.
Deadline: 18th July 2014

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