Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Analyst Non-profit Job Opportunities – TechnoServe (TNS)

Organization: TechnoServe
(TNS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Coffee
Program Manager
About US:
TechnoServe (TNS) is an international
non-profit international development organization founded in 1968. Its mission
is to help entrepreneurial men and women break the cycle of poverty by building
businesses that create jobs, income, and economic opportunities for their
families, their communities, and their countries.
Job Summary: The Monitoring,
Learning and Evaluation Analyst will be responsible for the quality, integrity
and security of the database and entering all data gathered related to the
monitoring and evaluation of the Project
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for monitoring and evaluating
    program performance in
    accordance with the logical framework and reporting requirements
  • Be able to enter data into and analyse
    information from M&E systems for use throughout the project lifecycle
  • Undertake regular visits to the field to
    support implementation of
    M&E activities
  • Oversee and coordinate the carrying out of
    various field surveys and studies required for evaluating program effects
    and impacts.
  • Receive, review, validate, analyse, and store
    various program data streams (eg attendance). Prepare and collate these into the relevant
    formats for preparing reports and feedback for decision support.
  • Provide and maintain an efficient interface
    between a diverse field operations team and back office operations through
    troubleshooting support and corrective feedback based on indicators in various monitoring dashboards.
  • Support the development of new and upgrading of
    existing digital data collection and reporting tools and systems, to
    include configuration and troubleshooting of electronic data collection equipment, training of users, and
    overseeing the field implementation of the systems.
  • Ensure the integrity of program data and
    reports through well organized and secured paper and electronic filing
    systems.
  • Ensure quality control and identify where adaptations might be needed
  • Ensure timely completion of all M&E
    deliverables.
  • Work closely with country and regional
    management to integrate MLE data into program planning and decision making
    processes
  • Support in the production of narrative reports
  • Follow up with field staff for data verification as required
  • Assure the accuracy of all data by doing back
    checks following SOP’s
  • Provide any translation service if required and
    support survey material production
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    Program Manager



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the TechnoServe (TNS) Monitoring, Learning and
    Evaluation Analyst job opportunity should preferably hold a Diploma in
    IT or Computer Science or related fields with a minimum of 2-3 years’
    experience in managing data
  • Three years’ experience in a similar position
    with International NGO or development agencies.
  • Advanced skills in Excel. Experience using any statistical analysis
    software like STATA and any data collection software like SurveyCTO is
    preferred.
  • Conducting field surveys both as a data
    collector and a data collection supervisor/team leader.
  • Setting up and managing integrated databases.
  • Creating and managing project performance
    monitoring plans.
  • Designing and/or adapting data collection and
    collation templates using both paper and electronic/technology-based
    platforms.
  • Strong planning skills and ability to work independently within
    agreed work plans and time lines and to generate solutions to changing
    work situations.
  • Willingness to spend time working and
    travelling in project sites located rural areas.
  • Possess a valid Ugandan driving license.
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills in
    English and any local languages.
  • Good understanding of sustainable rural
    development and social impact indicators.
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills.
Personal Competencies:
  • Integrity
    and honesty
    : Is widely
    trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual; presents truthful
    information in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences;
    admits mistakes; does not misrepresent himself or herself for personal
    gain.
  • Team
    Work/ Relationships:
    Works
    co-operatively and flexibly with other members of the team with a full
    understanding of the role to be played as a team member and/or leader, to
    achieve a common goal. Ability to build and maintain effective
    relationships and networks.
  • Learning
    attitude:
    Proactively
    takes advantage of opportunities to learn. Actively identifies new areas
    for learning; applies and shares new knowledge and skill appropriately.
  • Diversity/Inclusiveness: Demonstrates an understanding and
    appreciation for diversity and supports diversity efforts. Interacts
    effectively with and inclusively with people of all races, cultures,
    ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, ages, and genders.
  • Communication: Expresses ideas effectively in
    individual and group situations. Listens effectively; shares information,
    ideas and arguments; adjusts terminology, language and communication modes
    to the needs of the audience; ensures accurate understanding; acts in a
    way that facilitates open exchange of ideas and information; uses appropriate
    non-verbal communication.
  • Decision
    making/Problem Solving:
    Is
    able to analyze situations, diagnose problems, identify the key issues,
    establish and evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a
    logical, practical and acceptable solution. Is able to make effective
    decisions on a day-to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions,
    demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary.
  • Results
    Oriented/ High Quality Deliverables:
    Stays focused on the efforts necessary to achieve quality results
    consistent with programmatic or departmental goals. Demonstrates the
    ability to achieve effective results; works persistently to overcome
    obstacles to goal achievement. Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas
    involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job;
    accurately checking processes and tasks.
  • Planning
    & Time Management:

    Establishes a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a
    specific goal. Effectively plans, schedules, prioritizes and controls
    activities; identifies, integrates and orchestrates resources (people,
    material, information, budget, and/or time) to accomplish goals.
    Prioritizes work according to the program or department’s goals, not just
    own job responsibilities; manages own time effectively.
  • Business
    Acumen
    : The ability to use
    information, ask the right questions and take decisions that make an
    impact on the overall business performance.
  • Computer
    Literacy:
    Demonstrates
    knowledge and ability to use specific computer programs or applications
    for own functional area. Has the ability to improve performance by
    integrating new and existing technology into the workplace.
  • Analysis,
    Research, Report Writing:

    Experience in business planning and analysis, modeling for feasibility and
    execution. Able to analyze and express oneself clearly in business
    writing.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications via Email only to the
Human Resources Manager: ug-jobs@tns.org. Please include an updated resume,
cover letter and three professional references with the job title in the subject
line of your email and on the application letter.
Deadline:  8th February 2018
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