USAID WEI/ Batwana Project Vacancies – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director

Organisation: WEI/Bantwana
Project Name: USAID’s
Better Outcomes for Children and Youth Project
Duty Station:  Jinja,
Uganda
About WEI:
WEI/Bantwana Initiative is a Non-Governmental Organization that helps
families and children orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS to access the
comprehensive support and care they need to grow into healthy adults.
About USAID Project:
The Bantwana Initiative of World Education seeks a candidate for this
position subject to award of USAID’s Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in
Eastern and Northern Uganda program—a $24.5 million program with a large sub
grant component.
Job Summary: The Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director will be responsible for overseeing all
monitoring, evaluation and research activities for the program.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Develop M&E and research tools and
    develop and maintain systems to collect and analyze information on inputs,
    outputs, outcomes and impact of the program
  • Assist the partners to develop, capture,
    consolidate and report on mutually identified indicators and ensure high
    quality and timely reporting of data and monitoring
  • Analyze monthly data and support training
    of M&E personnel in quality assurance methods
  • Identify best practices and provide
    recommendations
  • Coach, train and mentor staff and sub
    grantees in various aspects of M&E and research and assist them to use
    M&E systems
  • Manage operational research, qualitative
    studies, and policy briefs to assess the impact of program activities
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a good Master’s Degree or higher in in monitoring and evaluation, public
    health, demography, health management, social science, biostatistics,
    statistics, or a related field is required.
  • Three or more years of experience
    supervising monitoring, evaluation and research efforts, preferably with
    respect to child welfare and protection systems strengthening, capacity
    building, economic strengthening, and service delivery.
  • Demonstrated strong quantitative or
    mixed-method and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical
    information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated strong skills using MS Excel
    Word, PowerPoint and Access, and at least one data management software
    program (SAS, SPSS) and experience training others is highly desirable.
  • The candidate must have demonstrated
    leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical management expertise
    and experience, and strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation
    skills.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their application
letters with detailed CV indicating three professional references should be
submitted to the Human Resource at bantwana@worldeduganda.org or hand deliver
to the WEI/Bantwana Country Office at Rot 30, Nizam Road, Nile Garden, Jinja.
Uganda
Deadline: Friday, September 26,
2014 before 05:00pm.
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