Quality Assurance Manager Career Opportunity – WaterAid

Organization: WaterAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
WaterAid’s Vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water
and sanitation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe
water, hygiene and sanitation in the world’s poorest communities, WaterAid
works with partners to maximize its impacts for policy change/influence.  WaterAid works through supporting local
organizations and government authorities to design low cost sustainable
projects using appropriate and affordable technologies that can be managed by
the community itself.  WaterAid also
seeks to influence the policy change through government and other key international
organizations to secure and protect the right of poor people to safe,
affordable water and sanitation services.
Job Summary: The Quality
Assurance Manager will mainly ensure strategic programme planning and quality
assurance to support a culture and practice of reliable planning, monitoring,
evaluation and reporting (PMER) for WaterAid Uganda. The incumbent will develop
(M&E) systems within the Country Program (CP) and its partners, building
their capacity in M&E, and promoting PMER. He / she will also transfer
knowledge internally and externally to WaterAid Uganda.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Provides visible leadership for program quality
across the programme, through promoting and adopting procedures and related
materials to implement quality programmes, and drive increased accountability
to internal and external stakeholders.
·        
Contributes to the development of methods,
approaches, and tools for Research and
·        
Evaluation, and other approaches for improved
accountability
·        
The incumbent will take lead in the adoption or
development of specific planning, assessment, monitoring and evaluation and
reporting tools for consistent and quality data collection, coherent with and
reinforcing WaterAid guidelines for M&E and reporting.
·        
Coordinates reviews of country programme
progressed performance on a quarterly and annual basis (including review and
feedback on progress reports, key performance results, and indicators).
·        
Acts as the principal technical and managerial
resource person in designing, development and implementation of M&E
systems, approaches and tools that facilitate assessment, learning and
knowledge management
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the WaterAid Quality
Assurance Manager career placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in M&E,
MPH, Programme Management, Social Sciences, Development Studies.
·        
At least six years of relevant experience and
four years of supervisory and programme management experience in M&E
·        
Strong writing skills, including experience in
producing proposals, reports, and other informational documents.
·        
Detailed knowledge of logframe-based
project design, monitoring and evaluation.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs and motivation letters to: WAUrecruitment@wateraid.org including
three work related referees. Emails should not exceed 2MB.
NB: In order to apply for
this role, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Uganda.
Deadline: 16th
November, 2016
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