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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Grants (INSPIRE) NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
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 Officer – Grants (INSPIRE) will support and participate in the
development and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation plan and
facilitate the transfer of knowledge at the project, MGLSD, MoESTS, district
and school level to ensure smooth flow of information in support of
implementation of the project activities. The position supports program
monitoring, assessments and evaluations, and builds capacity and support for
M&E activities and systems at the district level. S/he will support project
staff and stakeholders to develop project briefs and case studies that detail
success stories, lessons learned, and best practices across all components.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Capacity Building:
·        
Develop capacity of project staff to utilize
existing M&E tools for proper tracking and reporting in line with the donor
and World Vision Uganda M&E Framework (LEAP), including coaching and
mentoring for project staff, partners and other stakeholders on Design, monitoring,
evaluation & research.
·        
Offer technical assistance, guidance, and
direction—related to project M&E plans and systems, performance management
tools and support the project in design of above named tools
·        
Develop a capacity building and mentorship
program for the project and partner staff aimed at enhancing their capacity and
skills to assume increased M&E and programming responsibilities in line
with WVU M&E frame work and Donor guidelines.
·        
Guide staff in preparing progress reports in
accordance with approved donor and LEAP reporting formats and ensure their
timely submission. This includes monthly reports, quarterly progress reports,
annual project reports, inception reports.
Monitoring and Reporting:
·        
Develop and lead the implementation of the
projects M&E framework including project reviews, participatory impact
assessments, process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons-learned
workshops
·        
Prepare and submit periodic performance reports
according to the donor requirements on a monthly, quarterly, semiannual and
annual basis and provide updates of progress status and keep Project Leadership
informed of the same and of any need or issues arising related to M&E.
·        
Promote utilization of data/information at
project level through reflection and learning forums such as quarterly review
meetings at management meetings or conferences for project partners.
·        
Establishing and managing a performance
monitoring framework for the project with clear goals, outcomes, outputs,
inputs, processes, indicators, data needs and sources, and reporting formats
and frequency, for effective monitoring, reporting and updating progress. .
·        
Development of data collection tools for routine
data collection and evaluations
·        
Learning and Reflection:
·        
Promote evidence based learning through undertaking
operations research and documentation of the project deliverables.
·        
Provide technical leadership in ensuring that
monitoring and evaluation data is used for appropriate decision making for
management purposes, course adjustments and future designs through reflection
and learning forums organized on a regular basis.
·        
Conduct projects Lessons Learnt Event (LLE) with
key stakeholders.
Assessments, Evaluations and Research:
·        
Offer technical guidance in conducting
assessments, baselines and Evaluations in line with established project
learning agenda.
·        
Provide technical guidance in development of
study protocols and initiate the implementation
·        
Design assessor training and deployment planning
and oversee data collection in the field.
·        
Support other evaluative activities as they
arise.
Quality Assurance:
·        
Assure quality of data by enforcing data quality
for the projects deliverable
·        
Perform quarterly data quality assessments to
ensure validity, integrity, precision, reliability and timeliness of all
performance data; identify any deficiencies and suggest corrective actions; and
assist the technical team members to maintain electronic and hard copy files.
·        
Plan for and implement project planning and
review meetings in line with the project detailed implementation plan
·        
Track timely implementation and reporting of
project plans
·        
Information Systems Management:
·        
Provide meaningful data summaries and
visualization to demonstrate result to the project management. Support
application of software for results based monitoring and evaluation such as
SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA, GIS
·        
Utilize WVU database initiatives such as
Horizon, GIS, Automated Database and other relevant National Databases for
organizational visibility such as the OVC databases.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the World Vision
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Grants (INSPIRE) job opportunity should
hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Public health, Demography,
Biostatistics, or a related field is required.
·        
At least three years of work experience of managing
data intensive projects in designing, monitoring, and evaluation methodologies
is highly desirable.
·        
Previous experience with qualitative and
quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking
outcome indicators, is desirable.
·        
Prior exposure and experience in implementing a
learning project
·        
Extensive knowledge of designing and managing
M&E systems.
·        
Previous experience in designing M&E
methodologies and tools, and the ability to coach and train others in their use
is desirable.
·        
Excellent command of MS Excel, and working
knowledge of at least two statistical data management packages/software’s
(quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS, Nvivo/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc
·        
Excellent spoken English skills are required,
including the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural
environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships. .Expertise in
other local Ugandan languages is desired.
·        
The applicant must be detail oriented and highly
organized. Able to support and respond to the needs of the project teams as
quickly as possible to support evidence-based decision making needs of the
project
·        
Must exhibit a flexible work attitude: the
ability to work productively in a team environment and the ability to meet
unexpected demands
·        
Excellent cross-cultural communication and
interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability to interact professionally with
culturally and linguistically diverse staff, clients and consultants.
·        
Demonstrated ability to set priorities.
·        
Previous experience in analyzing, interpreting,
and reporting on M&E results so that lessons can be learned and
incorporated into programming is desirable.
·        
Good report writing, research, monitoring and
evaluation.
·        
Strong report writing and communication skills
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: 14th October
2017
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