Fresher M&E Officer NGO Jobs – Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW)

Job Title:     M&E Officer
Organisation: Deutsche
Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) is an international
development and advocacy organisation with headquarters in Hannover, offices in
Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, and liaison offices in Berlin and
Brussels. In addition, we are working in partnership with sub-grantees in
Burkina Faso, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, India, Indonesia,
Nepal, and Pakistan. DSW is politically and religiously independent. It has a
Board of Directors and an Advisory Board that advises and monitors its
operations. DSW is a partner of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and
has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council
(ECOSOC).
Job Summary: The M&E
Officer will lead the projects’ monitoring and evaluations, development of
baselines, mid-term and final evaluations reports. The incumbent provides guidance
in the development of program M & E systems and effectively capturing and
reporting on activities across multiple implementers of DSW Project activities.
The jobholder will also actively participate in resource mobilization efforts
by leading the development of performance management plans and contributing to
project plans on M&E systems.  The
primary areas of responsibility for the position include:  Establish and implement a comprehensive
organizational M&E plan and knowledge management system to enhance impact
monitoring, quality control and evaluation in order to improve internal
processes and results delivery Regularly review and improve the M&E plan by
seeking stakeholder inputs and through consultations with practitioners in
other organizations. 
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Support programs in designing and
    conducting baseline surveys, mid-term evaluations, specialized studies and
    final evaluations to include sampling methodologies, data collection
    instruments, analysis and report development
  • Develop, in coordination with the program
    unit, a system to ensure that the program planning, including inputs and
    targets, is aligned with the overall program log frames 
  • Develop, refine and manage the process for
    regular reporting on findings and coordinate with appropriate departments
    for the dissemination of information.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the
    M&E plan, including support of field officers in continued
    implementation of M&E tools and instruments. 
  • Offer timely technical assistance and data
    for the M&E component of grant proposal development. 
  • Build and coordinate partnerships for
    independent, external assessments to attain good quality, third-party
    evaluation studies.
  • Create and maintain online and hardcopy
    M&E procedure manuals for field staff. 
  • Coordinate, develop and facilitate
    training materials and presentations for capacity building of programme
    staff. 
  • Offer support for annual reviews and
    reflections with implementing staff and communities and analyze data
    trends towards objectives achievement 
  • Stay abreast with the latest developments
    in M&E and network with other organizations for best practices and
    technical assistance. 
  • Making regular visits to worksites to
    monitor the development and implementation of M&E activities.
  • Ensuring adherence to compliance of
    M&E methodology and systems using developed tools and indicators. 
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Development studies, or relevant field
    preferred. PGD in M & E will be an added advantage
  • At least two years’ experience with
    performance monitoring and evaluation for development programs, including
    developing performance indicators, data collection tools and
    analysis.   Skills and preferably
    experience with numerical methods and database management. 
  • Strong analytical skills. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team
    player.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications
(CV and motivation letter indicating salary expectation) with the subject
matter “M&E Officer” addressed to the National Team Coordinator- Admin
& Human Resource to: jobs@dswuganda.org.ug 
Deadline: 7th October
2016
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