Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist NGO Careers – Compassion International

Organization: Compassion
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager of
Business Support
About Us:
Compassion International is a Christ Centered non-governmental
organization dedicated to child development. Through a holistic approach,
Compassion International addresses the spiritual, economic, social and physical
aspects of the neediest children in communities to help them become responsible
and fulfilled Christian adults.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation Specialist provides monitoring and evaluation to partnership and
program data to conduct analysis, identify trends, formulate reports and make
recommendations based on findings. The specialist provides general knowledge in
measurement and analysis of program activities and outputs as well as
baseline/needs assessments.
Key Duties and
  • Maintains a personal relationship with
    Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a
    courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside
    of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Serves as an advocate for children –
    raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of
    children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s
    influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
  • Supports overall holistic child
    development and provides ongoing subject matter expertise in using high
    quality data to measure program inputs, outputs, outcomes. Aids
    partnership facilitators, program support team and church partners by
    providing coaching and knowledge within monitoring and evaluation. Stays
    current in field of expertise including industry standards, national
    policies and best practices.
  • Utilizes multiple tools and instruments
    that enable the partners and the program team to conduct empirical
    assessment through baseline surveys at the onset of partnerships and use
    the similar instruments to keep track of progress through generation of
    monitoring and evaluation reports, analyzes high quality baseline/needs
    assessment data to inform program design.
  • Evaluates general partner compliance and
    adherence to standards, procedures, and policies related to program
    quality. Works with partnership facilitators and the program support team
    to provide information on intervention milestones realization, financial
    report status, child development milestone monitoring, partner maturity
    progress and such other programmatic aspects that would lead to the
    realization of partnership outcomes.
  • Monitors partnership dashboards to track
    critical program dimensions and performance and enables the National
    Office to see meaningful improvements or decline in performance.
  • Carries out simple analysis and
    interpretation of dashboard metrics movement and makes recommendations to
    the partnership facilitator.
  • Charged with budgeting and planning for
    baseline surveys and other monitoring and evaluation activities in the
    National office.
  • May provide expertise to other
    professionals and support staff in the monitoring and evaluation

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Compassion
    International Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist job opportunity must
    hold a Bachelor’s degree in any related discipline plus a post Graduate
    Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation from a recognized institution.
  • At least three years’ experience in
    monitoring and evaluation at intermediary level.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    holistic child development
  • Effective communication &
    collaboration skills
  • Data analysis and visualization skills,
    including advanced Microsoft Excel, Tableau, having Salesforce is an added
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of high
    quality data and the importance of strong data collection &
    interpretation principals
  • Strong critical thinking
  • Ability to drive with a valid driving
    permit will be an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter, detailed curriculum vitae, three professional references, reference
letter from your current Pastor / Reverend, copies of academic qualification
documents to:
The Senior Human Resource Business Partner,
Compassion International Uganda,
Plot 8A3, Baskerville Avenue, Kololo,
P.O. Box 8936, Kampala.
Deadline: 29th September
2017 by 5:00pm
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