Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Global Fund Grant Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Manager
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 & Evaluation Officer will
support and participate in the development and implementation of the monitoring
and evaluation plan and facilitate the transfer of knowledge at the project,
MoH and district to ensure smooth flow of information in support of implementation
of the project activities. The position supports program monitoring,
documentation, learning 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.
Documentation,
learning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation
  • 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 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
  • Organize quarterly reflection meetings
  • 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.
  • Provide and utilize data required by the District Health Information
    Management System (DHIS2)


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Monitoring and Evaluation
    Officer – Global Fund job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Statistics, Public health, Demography, Biostatistics, or a related field
  • At least three years of work experience managing data intensive
    projects in designing, monitoring, and evaluation methodologies is highly
    desirable.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection
    and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators, is desirable.
  • Experience implementing a learning project
  • Knowledge of designing and managing M&E systems. 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 (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.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on
    M&E results so that lessons can be learned and incorporated into
    programming is desirable.
  • 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: 19th August 2018

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