International NGO Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at World Vision

Organisation: World
Reports to:  Deputy Chief of Party
Duty Station: Uganda
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will provide technical guidance to the WVU
programmes and projects on program/project planning, design, monitoring,
evaluation, operations research and documentation in line with WV policies,
standards and strategy
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build
    the capacity of Project staff and partners on WV Design, Monitoring and
    Evaluation, and development programming approaches.
  • Undertake
    collection of primary and secondary data, and analysis to inform
    assessment for potential interventions in the target communities; special
    studies/operation research studies required to improve WV Uganda programs
  • Take
    lead of all project staff, partners and target communities/beneficiaries
    in participatory program re/design approaches; coordinate implementation
    of baselines and evaluations according to WV DME framework.
  • Develop
    and administer performance monitoring tools to track program indicators;
    in line with the program implementation and M&E plans
  • Establish
    and maintain program/indicator M&E databases; as well as the programme
    level standardized M&E indicator database aligned to the NO Strategy
    results framework.
  • Conduct
    routine data quality assessment on program/project monitoring data
    collected including that collected by partners/sub grantees before it is
    used for reporting.
  • Compile
    and send program data reports to inform evidence based decision making at
    program levels; and for use in preparation of program quarterly reports,
    semi/annual management reports; and for dissemination to ADP and project
    team members, National Office, Support Office/Donors, District, and other
    partners as necessary.
  • Work
    in liaison with the local government technical officers and partners to
    leverage use of the program information system; and the district/local
    government information management systems e.g., HMIS, EMIS.
  • Document
    best practices, lesson learned and success stories about WV Uganda programs
    and project interventions in the region
  • Spearhead
    the review, learning and reflection meetings on program/projects
    implementation, and evaluations
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a Development discipline
    with a Post Graduate qualification in monitoring and evaluation/project
    planning and management
  • A
    minimum of three or more years of relevant experience with international
    organizations in research, monitoring and evaluation of, and reporting on
    complex (development) programs.
  • Working
    knowledge of and experience with a range of M&E tools and techniques,
    including ability to develop effective systems for data collection,
    analysis and dissemination.
  • Demonstrated
    commitment to M&E sustainability and building central and local
    capacity by providing technical assistance, training and supervision.
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. Excellent command of MS Excel, and working knowledge
    of at least two statistical data management packages/softwares
    (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS, Nvivo/Nudist
  • Ability
    to work in a team and be prepared to lead and train subordinates
  • Ability
    to work with inter-disciplinary teams and a wide range of program/project
  • Good
    writing and communication skills
  • Be
    a mature Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities
Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.”
NB: Please
follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 9th January, 2015. 

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