Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Job Careers – Windle International Uganda (WIU)

Organization: Windle
International Uganda (WIU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: 
About US:
Windle International
Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust Uganda is a registered INGO whose mission is
to promote peace and development in communities through provision and
coordination of Education and training for Refugees and people affected by
Windle International
Uganda is the lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in
Uganda with close collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the
Office of the Prime Minister.
Job Summary:
The Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 
will be responsible for providing leadership to the designated WIU
region of operation in terms of Monitoring & Evaluation with a particular
focus on the use of scientifically sound methods of impact Evaluation. He/she
will be responsible for the implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation
(M&E) framework of the organization’s projects and contribute to the design
and implementation of related core M&E research and development activities
of WIU. He/she will work to develop approaches and tools based on clear impact
pathways, theories of change, outcomes, and indicators of progress. He/she will
work with M&EL Manager to ensure that proper monitoring and evaluation is
carried out at outcome level and for ensuring that projects at WIU regional and
settlements level maintain their strategic vision and that all activities
result in the achievement of intended outputs in a cost effective and timely
manner. In addition, the Regional M&E Officer will build the capacity of
project staff in monitoring and evaluation and specifically how to demonstrate impact.
He/she will assist Settlement Managers in preparing monthly, quarterly and
annual reports on project progress and will monitor the overall progress of
WIUs projects in achieving outcomes at settlement and regional level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Monitoring
and Evaluation:
  • Operationalize the M&E framework designed for Windle Uganda and
    others specific to different projects including and not limited to:
    designing program M&E tools for data collection, verification, and
    management and reporting as well as education management data audits;
  • Contribute to the development, design and planning of projects so
    that (a) projects have a clear and feasible strategy towards impact that
    is in line with WIU’s mission and strategy, and (b) projects include
    clearly defined measurable indicators of outputs, outcomes and impact,
  • Contribute to outcome and evidence-based strategic decision-making
    at WIU and promote a culture of evidence-based learning and adaptation at
    field level,
  • Assist Settlement Managers to develop systematic and realistic
    monitoring plans that capture quantitative and qualitative data to
    periodically report on project performance indicators;
  • Followup on Monitoring and Evaluation
    exercises for various Windle Uganda projects;
  • Conduct capacity assessments on existing monitoring and evaluation
  • Lead the design and implementation of ex-post and ex-ante
    evaluations of WIUs technologies and interventions using robust methods of
    impact evaluation
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results as
    well as the sustainability of the project results and report periodically
    to management team
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams to develop, implement and
    evaluate strategic management plans to improve WIU programming effectiveness.
Capacity Building:
  • With guidance from M&EL Manager, build capacity of Data
    Administrators and other staff on the logical framework, data management,
    data analysis and results
    oriented programming, monitoring and
    evaluation methods and principles and report writing techniques and
    requirements for relevant donors to ensure compliance at field level
  • In liaison with Regional Coordinator and Settlement Managers,
    organize and coordinate lessons learnt Workshops/review of program work
    plans with partners & other stakeholders;
  • Suggest strategies to Management for improving the efficiency and
    effectiveness of projects by identifying bottlenecks in completing project
    activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate them;
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and
    assist Regional and Settlement Managers in preparing relevant reports.
  • With guidance and support from M&EL Manager develop and maintain
    a system for archiving M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files,
    reports and presentations for major activity undertaken
  • In collaboration with M&EL Manager, develop program and
    operational reporting templates that facilitate the acquisition and
    aggregation of information in programs, including input for impact related
    success stories;
  • In close collaboration and consultation with communications
    department, assist in gathering, summarizing and disseminating relevant
    technical updates on program planning monitoring, evaluation and
    operations research within the project;
  • Coordinate midterm reviews and evaluation of program
    activities and ensure proper documentation of innovative approaches and
    best practices for dissemination and sharing experiences to promote repeat
    applications or scaling
    up in different community settings at
    field level;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Windle International Uganda (WIU)
    Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job must hold a  Postgraduate Diploma or Advanced Degree
    in Monitoring and Evaluation,
  • An advanced Degree in Project Planning, Development Studies,
    Programme Management, Sociology, Statistics, Economics or other related
    field from a reputable Institution of Learning,
  • Two to three years of progressive professional experience in
    development programmes, of which one to two years should be at Senior
    Officer level with reputable organization or NGO,
  • Strong track record of leadership and proven ability to produce
    demonstrable results,
  • Extensive network within the development community,
  • This is a Field- based position, and therefore, field experience is
    a strong asset,
  • Working knowledge of Uganda’s PESTEL.
  • Excellent organization and coordination skills;
  • Must be result-oriented;
  • Excellent Communication skills (written, verbal and non- verbal)
  • Working experience in the civil society sector;
  • Knowledge of Refugee Operations;
  • Demonstrated work experience in campaigning, lobbying and policy
    engagement, stakeholder management in civil society arena, project
    management, and advocacy and representing an organization at various
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to build working relationships;
  • Superior Analytical and Presentation skills;
  • Time management;
  • Intercultural and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to work with multiple conflicting
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants should submit their applications including detailed Curriculum
Vitae, 2 years’ salary history, copies of academic transcripts and certificates
including telephone, email contacts and details of at least three professional
referees addressed to:
The Human Resource
Windle International
P.O Box 24230
Kampala, Uganda
Applications must be
hand delivered to The Windle House, Plot 726 Nagawa Close, Mawanda Road, Mulago
Hill, Kamwokya. 
Deadline: 10th January, 2019 by 5pm
  • Windle International is an equal opportunity employer; Females,
    minority groups and People with disabilities who qualify for any of the
    above vacancies are encouraged to apply.
  • No canvassing or lobbying will be tolerated. Individuals found to
    have done so will immediately be disqualified and black listed.
  • Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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