World Vision International NGO Jobs – Design Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Program Manager
Duty Station: Busia, 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 Design
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will provide timely technical support 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 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 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 closely 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
  • Steer the review, learning and reflection
    meetings on program/projects implementation, and evaluations
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Design Monitoring & Evaluation
    Officer should preferably 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 relevant
    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. working
    knowledge of MS Excel, and at least two statistical data management
    packages/softwares (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS,
  • 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 activities.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Exhibit commitment to World Vision Core
    Values and Vision Statement
  • Possess the ability to exhibit exemplary
    lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context
NB: Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to
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
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: 30th April, 2015.
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