National Monitoring and Evaluation Manager (M&E Manager) Job Opportunity – Samaritan’s Purse

Organisation:
Samaritan’s Purse
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Deputy Country
Director
About Samaritan’s Purse:
Samaritan’s Purse is a
nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and
physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse
has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural
disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through
His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote
the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Job Summary:  The National Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
(M&E Manager) will provide clarity, definition and synchronism to Samaritan’s
Purse’s M&E systems, and processes. The incumbent will support programs by
providing monitoring and evaluation tools to assess progress against agreed
objectives. S/he will promote the best practices of the organization by
capturing the critical lessons learned and ensuring that Samaritan’s Purse
policies and guidelines are adhered to. The M&E Manager will steer and
support assessments and operational research for contextual understanding,
identifying opportunities, vulnerabilities, capacities and resources, deciding
feasibility and setting priorities. A key role will be to support the program
and technical teams in the development of design documents and logical
frameworks that prioritize needs established during assessments and secondary data
analysis. The incumbent will develop an M&E system consistent with Samaritan’s
Purse strategy and guidelines. S/he will be in charge of a data entry, storage,
analysis and advising the team on whether they are in line with the findings.
The M&E Manager will also be conducting advanced statistical analysis when
required. He / she will also render support the management and accountability
through routine, accurate collection and reporting of information that confirms
status of program activities based on logframes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will carry out Monitoring and Evaluation training and mentoring
    for National Program Managers and their Project Management M&E staff.
  • Render
    support and support in the design of project-specific monitoring and
    evaluation strategies, while using the tools developed in the Program
    Management Guidelines.
  • Train
    and/or participate in rapid or baseline-assessments which serve as a basis
    for validation of outcomes of all program activities.
Senior Management:
  • Support
    in strategic and spiritual development of country office as required.
  • Demonstrate
    exemplary Christian servant leadership in all aspects of work and
    relationships.
  • Carry
    out any other duties as designated by the Deputy Country Director.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    M&E Manager should possess a Bachelor’s degree preferably in
    International Development, Economics or Statistics and/or any other
    related field.
  • The
    applicant should have a minimum of five years’ experience in Monitoring
    and Evaluation (M&E) for development and emergency projects.
  • Possess
    excellent computer skills including statistical analysis using SPSS, MS
    Access, STATA, Excel, Epi Info, as well as data analysis, report writing,
    and project design skills.
  • Detailed
    knowledge and understanding of survey methodology and experience
    implementing surveys with various sampling methodologies (cluster, LQAS,
    etc.).
  • Be
    a team leader and results-oriented,
  • Fluency
    on both spoken and written English
  • Excellent
    communication skills and able to train different teams.
  • S/he
    should maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be a
    consistent witness for Him. One year of college-level Biblical studies is
    an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to send an updated CV, covering letter and relevant documentation by hand
delivery to the Samaritan’s Purse, Plot 11 Luthuli drive, Bugolobi or Email it
to Human Resources, UgandaHR@samaritan.org
Deadline: Friday, 5th August 2015

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