Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist INGO Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Reports to: Project Director
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
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 Specialist will be
responsible for all monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities under the
award. The incumbent will lead the development of and manage the Performance
Monitoring Plan (PMP). The jobholder will also develop and maintain systems to
collect and analyze information on outputs, outcomes and impact of the program.
She/he will work with the Team to build capacity on the use of data and
indicators; analyze monthly data, and support training in quality assurance
methods. Finally, the M&ES will lead the process of recruiting an external
evaluation team to conduct rigorous baseline and final evaluations for the
project that access impact and drive programmatic learning.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop the overall framework for project
M&E in accordance to the project and document M&E plan.
·        
Identify the core information needs of central
project management, partners, government stakeholders and the donor
·        
Actively contribute to the development of the
annual work plan, ensuring alignment with project strategy, agreement on annual
targets and inclusion of M&E activates in the work plan.
·        
Manage and execute M&E activities included
in the Annual Work Plan, with particular focus on results and impacts as well
as in lesson learning
·        
Based on the annual work plan and in particular
the programs budgets, design the framework for the physical and process
monitoring of project activities.
·        
Offer support in the development of project
reports. Guide staff and executing partners in preparing their progress reports
in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely
submission. This includes quarterly progress reports, annual project reports,
inception reports, and ad-hoc technical reports.
·        
Prepare and submit consolidation progress
reports for project management including identification of problems, causes of
potential bottlenecks in the project implementation, and providing specific
recommendations.
·        
Carry out regular visits to the field to support
implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed.
·        
Monitor the follow up of evaluation
recommendations
·        
Organize (and provide) refresher training in
M&E for project and implementing partner staff, local organizations and
primary stakeholders with view of developing local M&E capacity.
·        
Design and implement a system to identify,
analyze, document and disseminate lessons learned.
·        
Consolidate a culture of lessons learning
involving all project staff and allocate specific responsibilities.
·        
Facilitate exchange of experiences by supporting
and coordinating participation in government, donor, and project coordination
and technical forums
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The prospective World Vision Monitoring and
Evaluation Specialist should hold a Master’s degree in public health,
demography, biostatistics, statistics, or a related field is required;
·        
At least five years’ experience managing data
intensive programs in designing, monitoring, and evaluation methodologies is
highly desirable;
·        
Previous exposure and experience with
qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods,
including tracking outcome indicators, is desirable;
·        
Broad knowledge of M&E issues with respect
to service delivery and support related to Education, Health, and HIV and/or
capacity development is desirable;
·        
Previous exposure and experience in designing
M&E methodologies and tools, and the ability to coach and train others in
their use is desirable;
·        
Significant education and/or HIV experience and
knowledge to provide support and guidance to project staff on design,
monitoring, and evaluation is desirable;
·        
Proven experience in analyzing, interpreting,
and reporting on M&E results so that lessons can be learned and
incorporated into programming is desirable;
·        
Demonstrated knowledge of USAID and GOR
monitoring and evaluation processes and systems is desirable;
·        
Skills and experience in report writing,
research, monitoring and evaluation
·        
Familiarity with and a supportive attitude
towards processes of strengthening local organizations and building local
capacities for self-management
·        
Willingness to undertake regular field visits
and interact with different stakeholders, especially primary stakeholders
·        
Strong leadership and management skills
·        
Strong mediation and conflict resolution skills
·        
English fluent spoken and written language
skills
·        
Excellent analytical skills
NB: This vacancy is open
to Ugandan nationals only.
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.
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: 18th September,
2016

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