Entry Level Program Associate NGO Jobs – Village Enterprise

Job Title:   Program Associate
Organization: Village
Enterprise
Reports to: Director of
Monitoring and Evaluation
Duty Station: Hoima, Uganda
About US:
Village
Enterprise is an International non-governmental organization whose mission is
to equip people living in extreme poverty with the resources to create
sustainable businesses. Village Enterprise has made a strategic decision to
direct its poverty alleviation efforts on people living in extreme poverty in
rural, sub-Saharan Africa.
Job Summary:  The Program Associate will support Village Enterprise’s
field level Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team and activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
1.
Data Collection and Analysis Role:
50%
·        
The incumbent will manage enumerators in each office
to successfully carry out data collection
·        
Support with the collection of field level
monitoring data in various villages in Hoima;
·        
Assist with data compilation, data quality review,
and analysis of all field data;
·        
Render support in analyzing data, and writing for
each of End of Cycle Performance Evaluation reports;
2.
In charge of monitoring and Evaluation:
35%
·        
Take part in special project evaluations, and
reviews of M&E tools;
·        
Develop monitoring plans for all pilot projects in
conjunction with the programs team;
·        
Mentor and train staff and enumerators on data
collection, interviewing, data entry, and data analysis;
3.
Operations:
15%
·        
Assist in the adaptation, implementation,
monitoring, and expansion of Village Enterprise;
·        
Offer timely support to senior management team in Uganda
and Kenya;
·        
Train trainers, mentor other employees, and build capacity
in country offices;
·        
Act as a key liaison between the Field Operations Team
and US-based Development Team
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Degree
in Community Development, Development Studies, or Economics;
·        
A minimum of two years of experience in
environmental conservation, “pro- poor” programs, and/or community development
programs in extremely rural areas;
·        
Critical Thinking & Analysis Skills
·        
Proficiency with Google Documents, Gmail, and
Android applications;
·        
Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency in Microsoft
Excel and the entirety of the MS Office suite required;
·        
Working knowledge of/experience with STATA, SPSS, or
SAS preferred;
·        
Additional training and Communication Skills
·        
Show team-building education capacity within the office;
·        
Excellent written and oral communication skills
·        
Work independently and as part of a team
·        
Language: English
fluency required, Kiswahili highly preferred
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters and
updated CVs to: Andrew Doty via E-mail, ajd@villageenterprise.org with the
subject line: “Monitoring and Evaluation Program Associate Application.” Official
transcripts/recommendations must be submitted with application.
Deadline: 7th October, 2015
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