Monitoring & Evaluation Officer NGO Jobs – WEI/Bantwana

Job Title:       Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer
Organisation: WEI/Bantwana
Reports to: Monitoring
& Evaluation Coordinator – North
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Initiative is a Non-Governmental Organization that helps families and children
orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS to access the comprehensive support
and care they need to grow into healthy adults.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will
provide M&E technical support to all program teams and capacity building
support to project staff, CSO and local government partners. The M&E
Officer will support the development and implementation of data collection
systems, ensure data quality and accurate reporting in a timely manner. The
M&E Officer will also support the team to use data to build evidence for
improved programming and advocacy with government, CSO and private sector
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Development and Implementation
  • Support routine M&E of project activities & keeps track of
    all the monitoring and evaluation schedules and work with the project’s
    technical staff, district personnel and other stake holders to design and
    implement M&E procedures and ensure timely collection and collation of
    the project’s data.
  • Establish processes and protocols for overseeing data collection,
    verification, and quality assurance
  • Participate in developing weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual work
    plans and maintaining high standards of stewardship and accountability for
    all activity resources
  • Provide supervision to staff and partners to ensure proper
    implementation of planned activities/interventions
  • Take lead in identifying training needs for staff, partners, and
    community resource persons in maintaining records, documenting and
  • Develop process, plans and approaches for providing TA; ongoing
    Coaching, Mentoring and Support Supervision to field M & E team and
  • Mentor and support staff, partners and community resource persons on
    effective documentation of project activities and report writing.
  • Support project staff and partners in compilation of monthly and
    quarterly progress reports
  • Ensure quality and timely reporting to project management and Donors
  • Maintaining an up-to-date data base for all beneficiaries,
    households and ensure all relevant data collection documents are
    administered appropriately.
  • Analyze data, review monthly and quarterly reports for onward
    submission to the M&E Specialist and MEL Director.
  • Provide updates from monitoring and data analysis to the program
    staff and management as required.
Training and
  • Take lead in identifying training needs for M&E Assistants and
    other programmatic staff at the district and CSO level
  • Coordinate trainings with Consortium partners in M&E related
  • Conduct post training evaluations, coaching and mentorship sessions
    with M&E Assistants and other district/CSO staff
  • Provide mentorship, coaching and support supervision to M&E Assistants
    and Technical Officers in M&E related aspects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demographics, public policy,
    international development, Social Sciences, economics, or related field.
    Master’s degree or Bachelor plus an advanced training in M&E,
    statistics, or economics preferred.
  • Three years of professional experience in an M&E positions
    responsible for implementing M&E activities of international
    development projects.
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project
    M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and
    database systems.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement,
    including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database
    management, and developing M&E and/performance monitoring plans.
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative,
    quantitative, mixed method, and impact) and data collection and analysis
  • Experience in planning and managing surveys, developing data
    collection tool, and data quality assessments and oversight.
  • Experience in capacity building for Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Ability to facilitate and serve as a project liaison for evaluations
    and external data quality assessments.
  • Familiar with Monitoring and Evaluation requirements and reporting
    systems for USAID-funded projects.
  • Good working knowledge of major databases and at least 2 analytical
    programs including MS access, MS excel, STATA, SPSS and Epi Data, and GIS
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Fluent in oral and written English and excellent writing skills
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment, under high pressure
    and tight deadlines
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their applications and CVs (detailing
responsibilities carried out in previous positions) to the Human Resource
Manager, World Education Inc. Bantwana through the following Email: Please indicate clearly on the application
subject line the position applied for easy reference. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 15th February 2019 by 5:00pm
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